Mark Laban’s ‘digital daiku’ collection interprets traditional Japanese aesthetic principals, by developing different furniture pieces crafted using contemporary digital manufacturing processes.
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The individually graded colour spectrum on each floor is shown in diverse applications: Both, the guidance system and the furnishing concept, follow a functional colour scheme. Large-scale wall graphics support the selection of colour-subjects per floor. Special areas, like meeting points are designed in a different colour on each floor and are nicely distinguishable by the varying selection of furniture modules and textiles.
The interior, designed by Caroline Dippold, shows an exciting play of Vintage furniture pieces mixed with Metro wall tiles and various Retro Lamps. Now, an old post table conduces as a service station for bread, oil and spices and a former assembling table became a huge come-together-table for chatting and drinking with friends.
Large cut-outs in the ground floor’s ceiling break the barrier between upstairs and down, with a slim steel staircase joining the two levels. A spatial gradient organizes the plan from front to back – public gathering spaces at the front, dining and meeting spaces in the middle and more private offices and a meeting space/den to the rear.
The interior of The Shed reflects its contemporary concept, featuring a mix of well-balanced blend of personally sourced elements. Mind you, the restaurant team all put their day jobs on hold to create an ambiance that’s chic in a very quirky way. Barrels that were once used to transported orange juice from Brazil are now living out their second life as tables.
Europe’s oldest denim brand celebrated it’s East End roots with a traditional London pub as the backdrop to launch their latest collection. Reclaimed feature furniture pieces & authentic props created a welcoming environment whilst reflecting heritage, history & confidently built the brand story – fancy a pint & a game of darts?
The space presents itself both as a boutique shop and a snack bar; a band of strips wraps both walls and roof to glorify products in the center of the space. On the display side, the strips are extruded creating surfaces to become shelves and as they reach the ground furniture pieces complement the gesture with the complexity and elegance characteristic of eastern modern taste.
Prouvé RAW – The G-Star RAW Crossover with Vitra continues. On April 18th, 2012 G-Star RAW and Vitra will launch the next Prouvé RAW furniture collection including the new iconic Anthony chair at Salone del Mobile, Milan. The Prouvé RAW collection is a respectful reinterpretation of furniture pieces originally designed by French modernist Jean Prouvé.
Hot on the heels of openings in Singapore and Sydney, Louis Vuitton opens another stellar maison – its division of superflagships – in Rome. Illustriously called Louis Vuitton Étoile Maison, the new store measures a rather grand 1,200 sqm. and is housed in a three-storey landmark building that previously accommodated the historical Spazio Étoile, the city’s very first movie theatre.