Duet comprises wool woven together with vinyl threads, while Villa La Madonna – which shares a name with the boutique hotel in Italy it was originally designed for – features glittery bands of metalised polyester. “We wanted a softer look, something that felt a bit more cosy,” explains Bolon designer Klara Persson.
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Rotterdam-based architecture firm Bekkering Adams has taken the concrete dream one step further to test the partnership of concrete and technology in a more tangible way, with the proposal “Fire Wall”. In collaboration with the Technical University of Eindhoven and Cement & Beton Centrum, the prototype experiments investigate the effects gained by altering the variables of the technology – changes in height, speed and texture all produce different results.
Tyler Adams, the author of Sound Materials, caught up with the Form Us With Love team members – and co-founders BAUX – to discuss their vision to seize on an opportunity to reinvent the aesthetics of Träulit. This Swedish-made, porous building material made from wood wool has excellent sound absorbing properties and the studio found its potential for usage compelling.
A gathering of design inspiration from stories untold, the patterns within Storri embrace cultural values from diverse environments. Both original designs, the two new introductory designs, combined, offer 11 color options. Balancing out the collection with a wood and stone look, designs Kennett and Madal draw from the cultural experiences and the stories that go unheard.
A solid-void partition allows glimpses into the work area which consist of workstations arranged in a large hall in an open plan setting. The hall encompasses all the primary office functions including a conference room, strategically placed to allow view from the office area, and yet occupying an exclusive, individual space.
Contoured by a large steel frame, the island’s upper part is a sculptural-like installation of stapled steel boxes exhibiting different parquet samples. The wooden textures stand out against the dark surfaces of the back walls and the anthracite steel construction, highlighting the characteristics of the material.