Objects of desire: Designer Lighting

Wednesday 26 February 2014

Caravaggio is a series of metal pendants with an eye-catching high gloss lacquer, designed by Cecilie Manz. The suspension technology is masculine in construction, creating the right counterbalance to the shade’s feminine lines. Caravaggio is characterised by direct light without … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Home Energy Efficient: 10 main tips

Wednesday 19 February 2014

Saving energy is good for the environment and for your pocket. Here are ten quick and simple tips that you could benefit from immediately. 1. Recharge your batteries. In the UK we throw away over 650 million batteries every year, … Continue reading

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Philippe Starck: Parisian Hotel Le Meurice revamping

Wednesday 12 February 2014

Le Meurice or “The Hotel of Kings” is a 5-star hotel in the 1st arrondissement of Paris opposite the Tuileries Garden, between Place de la Concorde and the Musée du Louvre on the Rue de la Rivoli. Founded in 1815, … Continue reading

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A House in a Church by Ruud Visser Architects

Wednesday 5 February 2014

Dutch studio Ruud Visser Architects have tranformed a 1930s church into a house in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The architects have created a new volume within the existing building, allowing inhabitants to walk between the new structure and church walls. Our … Continue reading

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Objects of desire: Designer chairs

Wednesday 29 January 2014

Few objects tell the history of modern design as eloquently as the chair. Aesthetics trends, the emergence of new technologies, ergonomics, social and cultural developments are all reflected in the evolution of chair design. The chair is of extreme antiquity … Continue reading

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French minimalism: École Architects project Flat F.M.

Wednesday 22 January 2014

The architectural studio École led by Nicolas Simon & Max Turnheim Area: 95 m2 Address: Rue François Miron, Paris IVe Project Team: École The term ‘minimalism’ is a trend from early 19th century and gradually became an important movement in … Continue reading

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Atlas Concorde: Made in Italy as the symbol of quality and style

Wednesday 15 January 2014

Atlas Concorde is a benchmark player in the entire ceramic tile industry and one of the most important and solid companies worldwide. Its mission is to provide interior designers, architects and the most demanding customers with ceramic solutions suitable for … Continue reading

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