A single-family apartment for four people is situated in a stately building in southern Amsterdam. The original structure, with rooms for staff, a double hall and long hallways with lots of doors has been transformed into a spacious, transparent dwelling full of light and air.
Architecture | HospitalityThe Waterhouse is an exclusive 5-star hotel on the outskirts of the megacity of Shanghai. On the basis of an old Japanese army's headquarters, the architects of Neri & Hu developed this luxury boutique hotel.
Admittedly, the borders of the Zona Tortona are a little frayed at the edges and in the new design district Ventura Lambrate designers are pushing into an area where artists once thronged, but there is a great deal to be discovered here. And, when all is said, when it comes to furniture design, things do tend to go around in productive circles.
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by Daniel von BernstorffThe time has come around again for the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan to open its doors and for the design world to flock to the northern Italian city. And, as always, the question that's being asked is: who has the most beautiful new things to offer? Here is a small foretaste.
News & Stories | Salone del Mobile 2011 – supported by Villeroy & Boch Tiles
by Thomas WagnerPerhaps everything on show in Milan at the exhibition center in Rho, in the booths of Superstudio Più, in showrooms and back-yard workshops ultimately fits into four bags. Let’s see if it does. What would we write on the movable containers if we were to put in them the things we noticed among all the abundance?
Jerszy Seymour conjures up a society of amateurs, but not in the sense of "unprofessional", but rather of "lovers and friends". And when it comes to volcanoes, the designer himself becomes an amateur. A trip into a passionate and explosive world.
Salone del Mobile 2010 has been and gone. Which of the new designs will endure, and which will swiftly be forgotten? The Stylepark ABC of the most persuasive new products predicts what may that future may be.