JXTC GENRE : DECEMBER 08 TEMPLATE
Items filtered by date: February 2012
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 11:02
Like most things in publishing, this project was driven by high ambition and tight deadlines. Occupying the fourth and fifth floors of a historic building in Riga’s old city, Latvian publishing house Rigas Vilni wanted a lightening-quick turnaround for its new headquarters. It gave design agency Open AD a mere two months – from initial meeting to working up designs, making any necessary structural changes, sourcing and ordering products and materials, and final fit out – before the firm’s editorial…
Monday, 13 February 2012 14:39
London furniture showroom Coexistence is hosting an exhibition that examines the different processes of contract furniture making. The show, Input, will focus on four areas: design, skills, materials and teamwork. Held in conjunction with Kvadrat and Cornish furniture company MARK, the event will also see the launch MARK's Verso chair (pictured), designed by Tomoko Azumi. Input runs from 16 March - 3 April.
Thursday, 02 February 2012 11:24
Berlin studio Böttcher+Henssler has designed a task lamp made from stained maple for Slovenian lighting company Vertigo Bird. Mantis features LEDs placed in a hollowed out wooden fixture to produce a warm white light. The structure comprises an aluminium tube driven through a stand and a bright blue cable.