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Neubau: Forst Catalogue - Urban Tree Collection for the Modern Architect & Designer

Mapping Berlin’s Trees

Neubau’s forst (forest) catalogue is the conclusion of a congenial project by the Berlin-based design firm. They set out to document all trees in an area of Berlin and to create a digitial archive (Neubau Forst Archive). The actual archive contains 315 HD-bitmap tree masks, 327 HD-bitmap tree modules, 40 HD vector trees, 72 illustrations […]

Anton Alvarez: The Thread Wrapping Machine

Threading Machine: Anton Alvarez

Swedish-Chilean designer Anton Alvarez has invented an ingenious process to join objects. The thread wrapping machine can join large and small objects in different materials and make them into something new. Craft – design – art. A recent graduate of the Royal College of Art’s Design Products MA, Alvarez originally studied fine art and cabinetmaking […]

Piero Fornasetti: One Hundred Years of Practical Madness - Cento anni di follia pratica

An Italian Maverick: Piero Fornasetti

“I do not believe in eras or times. I do not. I refuse to establish the value of things based on time.” Piero Fornasetti made over 13,000 objects and designs – some just crazy, other simply pioneering –  during his lifetime. > MORE Piero Fornasetti: One Hundred Years of Practical Madness – Cento anni di […]

Work And Inspiration – Tom Dixon: Dixonary

Cleverly designed by Matt Willey: “Dixonary” takes us through 30 years of work and inspirational sources by British designer Tom Dixon. ‘Illuminations, revelations and post-rationalizations from a chaotic mind”, is the publisher’s description. It’s a bible, a manifesto on creativity. > MORE Tom Dixon: Dixonary Editors:    Robert Violette, Camilla Belton Designed by:    Matt Willey Text […]

Shiro Kuramata

Kuramata – The Fearless

A two-volume delight. Then new and daring materials, like acrylic and rib mesh, coupled with expressive forms and unique combinations signified Shiro Kuramata’s design. This new volume is an impressive attempt to catalogue his œuvre . > MORE Shiro Kuramata Text by:    Deyan Sudjic Compiled by:    Keiko Hashimoto ISBN:    9780714845005 Publisher:    Phaidon Press Publ. year:   […]

Hall of Femmes by Lella Vignelli

Hall of Femmes by Lella Vignelli

“My ideas are always clear.” Vignelli’s career is prolific and broad. From jewelry, fashion, furniture for Knoll to New York subway maps and identity for American Airlines.  > MORE . Hall of Femmes by Lella Vignelli Editor:    Sarah Clyne Sundberg Authors:    Samira Bouabana, Angela Tillman Sperandio Essays by:    Martha Scotford Publisher:    Oyster Press Publ. year:   […]

Nendo - Ghost Stories

Nendo: Ghost Stories with photos of Kenichi Higuchi

Nendo asked Japanese photographer Kenichi Higuchi by capture the atmosphere of its design studio. Over three years he followed Nendo’s production and design process.  > MORE . Ghost Stories by Nendo Photographs by:    Kenichi Higuchi Publisher:    ADP Publishing year:    2010 Language:    English Pages:    244 Illustrations:    in colour Edition:    no text in book ________________ More Information […]

Nendo - Works 2010-2011

Nendo – Works 2010-2011

The Japanese design studio Nendo is the guest of honour at the furniture fair this year. Here’s is the latest book on Nendo, cataloguing products, furniture and interior design from 2010 to 2011.   > MORE . Nendo – Works 2010-2011 Text by:    Oki Saato Publisher:    ADP Publ. year:    2011 Languages:    English, Japanese Pages:    518 Illustrations:   […]

Monica Förster- Lateral Thinking Furniture, Objects, Industrial Design

15-Years with Monica Förster

Known for her clean shapes and use of new materials, Monica Förster is one of Scandinavia’s most recognized designers today. Clients include: Cappelini, De Padova, Tecno, Alessi, Swedese, Svenskt Tenn …  > MORE . Lateral Thinking – Furniture, Objects, Industrial Design by Monica Förster Editor:    Hanna Nova Beatrice Designed by:    Sandra Praun Text by:    Hanna […]

Känd och Okänd by Carl Malmsten

Swedish Grace – Carl Malmsten

Carl Malmsten was one of the great Scandinavian designers of the 20th century. As an educator as well as a designer/architect, he was an passionate advocate of Nordic classicism.   > MORE . Känd och Okänd by Carl Malmsten Author:    Lena Blomquist Photographs by:    Anneli Larsson, Lars Hoflund, Lars Ewö Text by:    Carl-Göran Alneng, Agnes Nobel, […]