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“Bauhaus just wasn’t British”

January 18, 2019 Owen Hatherley 0
Impington Village College by Maxwell Fry and Walter Gropius

There’s a reason why Bauhaus architects and designers struggled to forge careers in the UK, says Owen Hatherley in the latest instalment of our Bauhaus 100 series. “My only criticism of Mr Moholy-Nagy is that he is a gentleman with a modernistic tendency who produces pastiches of photographs of a surrealist type, and I am not

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Kelly Hoppen-designed cruise ship features a moving cantilevered exterior deck

January 18, 2019 Augusta Pownall 0

The cruise ship, called Celebrity Edge, has 1,500 suites designed by British interior designer Kelly Hoppen, who also fitted out the world’s first cantilevered deck that can move up and down the ship’s exterior. The moving deck, or Magic Carpet, is the size of a tennis court and travels 16 storeys up and down the

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These Rugs And Cushions Were Designed To Showcase Traditional Embroidery Stitches

January 16, 2019 Erin 0

  Charlotte Lancelot has collaborated with GAN to create Canevas Geo, her third collection with the design brand. Inspired by traditional embroidery stitches, the collection, which include rugs and cushions, showcases the different stitches on a perforated felt sheet.   The design of the rugs recall imagery from crop fields seen from the air, creating […]

A Seating Terrace Was Added To This Barbershop In Japan

January 14, 2019 Erin 0

Photography © Montse Zamorano   Jorge Almazán Architects together with Keio University Almazán Lab have designed a public terrace with seating and plants, that acts as a barbershop waiting area. With a limited budget the designers proposed the terrace idea as a way to potentially increase the number of customers for the barbershop, improve the […]

A Seating Terrace Was Added To This Barbershop In Japan

January 14, 2019 Erin 0

Photography © Montse Zamorano   Jorge Almazán Architects together with Keio University Almazán Lab have designed a public terrace with seating and plants, that acts as a barbershop waiting area. With a limited budget the designers proposed the terrace idea as a way to potentially increase the number of customers for the barbershop, improve the […]

10 installations from the first Tbilisi Architecture Biennial

January 9, 2019 India Block 0
Tbilisi Architecture Biennial roundup

The inaugural Tbilisi Architecture Biennial saw architects create installations across the city suburb of Gldani. Here are 10 of the best, from a group of “migrating” sheds to a series of colourful self-made structures. Held between 26 October and 3 November, with the theme Buildings Are Not Enough, the Tbilisi Architecture Biennial 2018 offered architects a platform to

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Jeonghwa Seo creates cast aluminium and brass furniture for Seoul cafe and wine bar Et Cetera

January 9, 2019 Katie de Klee 0
Studio Jeonghwa furniture

Seoul-based designer Jeonghwa Seo has furnished a cafe and wine bar with furniture that celebrates the qualities of raw materials. The furniture was custom made for Et Cetera in Seoul, a space that features a raw concrete interior. To complement this, Seo chose to make pieces with an unfinished quality, using cast aluminium, oak and brass. “The most

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