Articles tagged Materials

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Stockholm Design Week 2017 – the best of softness and seating

STOCKHOLM – Frame reports on the innovative fabrics and nostalgic chairs at the biggest week of the year for Scandinavian design.

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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.

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Leaderboard: Wieneberger
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Form Us With Love has a vibrant vision to improve acoustic aesthetics

STOCKHOLM – In conversation with Tyler Adams, Form Us With Love team members – and co-founders BAUX – discuss their vision to bring colour to a well-known building product.

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Translucent materials and fractal shapes sculpt unseen physical forces

NEW YORK – In advance of her upcoming exhibition in New York next month, here we see how Alyson Shotz’s sculptures reveal the natural forces that inhabit a space.

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Crafting a washbasin collection from a unique ceramic material

LAUFEN – Konstantin Grcic’s design washbasin collection Val for Laufen uses a unique, malleable material SaphirKerami. This product appears in Goods 2.

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Hublot Design Prize winner Christophe Guberan invests familiar materials with new meaning

Christophe Guberan explores the impact of new technologies on familiar materials such as paper, wood and textiles.

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Material combination strategies in CMF Design

AMSTERDAM – With the book release CMF Design, author Liliana Becerra details the areas of colour, material and finish design. This publication serves as a valuable source of information about the …

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Retro camping gear informs Christian Heikoop's easy-to-assemble seating collection

EINDHOVEN – In collaboration with Ecco Leather, Christian Heikoop brings the spirit of the great outdoors to the humble derriere with Glissade, which the DAE graduate describes as a …

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Leaderboard: Wieneberger
Acoustic

Interview with Sound Materials author: emphasising the importance of acoustics in spatial contexts

AMSTERDAM – Our latest book Sound Materials is released today. In this publication, the author Tyler Adams navigates the field of sound absorbing materials to present the definitive resource guide. …

Acoustic

Geometric compositions of modular concrete tiles conjure an acoustic cloud

VIENNA – Patrycja Domanska and Tanja Lightfoot’s concrete tile collection Edgy – as featured in Goods 2 – is made up of modular tiles that can be used to compose a multitude of patterns and …

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Erwan Bouroullec discusses the importance of acoustic intimacy

PARIS – Tyler Adams, the author of our soon-to-be-released new book Sound Materials, caught up with Erwan Bouroullec recently to discuss how the designer approaches the matter of acoustics. …

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Samuel Amoia's latest collection is covered in shimmering shavings

Coating his latest furniture collection in crushed stones and crystals, New York designer Samuel Amoia promotes the healing power of materials.