Articles tagged Frame 114

Materials

Raw materials combined with traditional techniques infuse rugs with cultural heritage

SURFACES – Typically, artisans weave rugs according to existing patterns, but Jaipur Rugs’ Weaver Design Project revolves around Rajasthani makers who compose their own patterns.

Technology

Autodesk uses an algorithm to design a chair

TECHNOLOGY – An algorithm is responsible for your Google search, your computer speed and now – the design of your chair.

Frame Milan Design week
Frame Milan Design week
Surfaces

Loadbearing surfaces are pulled out of context to striking effect

MATERIALS – Wood once used as cladding has become structural, while remaining decorative, and what we put on the floor has moved up the wall and often onto the ceiling.

Objects

A project by Sander Wassink adds Moroccan spice to a Gispen classic

FURNITURE – In Contrabande, Sander Wassink adds a little flavour to the W.H. Gispen Diagonal chair.

Objects

Young designers pump up the music at home, at work and on the fly

TECHNOLOGY – Instead of trying to dampen noise in interior spaces, some designers are actually adding sound to our lives.

Objects

Lamps by DAE students intensify our bond with products that respond to touch

TECHNOLOGY – The almost unconscious act of switching on the light takes an interesting turn in lamps by two graduates of Design Academy Eindhoven.

Installation

Technology moves, reacts and pretends to be human – so what can it do for us?

TECHNOLOGY – Perhaps the greatest point of friction between man and machine is not hardware but software, which may replace its organic counterpart in terms of automated production …

Objects

In a world of diminishing resources, modular construction proves its worth

TECHNOLOGY – Suitable for everything from fashion to furniture, modular systems meet the needs of both designer and user.

Billboard Copenhagen trip
Billboard Copenhagen trip
Objects

Bisazza, Moduleo and Vescom devise extradimensional experiences for flooring and surfaces

SURFACES – In an attempt to add a third dimension to walls and floors, designers and brands work with geometric patterns and shiny finishes that play with depth perception.

Objects

Studio Furthermore gives ceramics a space-age injection

MATERIALS – ‘A close relative of glass, ceramics are woven into the fabric of our anthropology.’ Those words are on the website of Studio Furthermore, an outfit run by Marina …

Retail

Simplicity marks Andrea Tognon's interior for the Jil Sander flagship in Berlin

BERLIN – Emulating the clean lines of Jil Sander fashions is the label’s new Berlin flagship, which is the work of Andrea Tognon Architecture. 

Objects

Our footprint as consumers informs furniture by Lucas Muñoz Muñoz

MADRID – An explanation of Spanish designer Lucas Muñoz Muñoz’s Temporal collection suggests that his furniture – as it invades homes and public spaces – can be likened to …