A Bigger Splash: The public outdoor pools making waves

A Bigger Splash: The public outdoor pools making waves

Outdoor swimming is experiencing a watery renaissance, with a raft of noteworthy projects allowing bathers to do it the natural way, even in the most urban of contexts. Come on in. The water’s great. Read
Material Tendencies: Richard Hutten

Material Tendencies: Richard Hutten

Richard Hutten is known for his playful approach to design. Always wondering how he might add something fresh and unusual, his aim is to create new possibilities to the already existing. His works reflect his personal signature, which might be described as optimistic, fun, friendly and surprising.
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It’s curtains for Expo 2015: KriskaDECOR’s architectural, metal-chain facades

It’s curtains for Expo 2015: KriskaDECOR’s architectural, metal-chain facades

The go-to Spanish manufacturer of high-end, space-shaping mesh curtains has turned the Ecuadorean Pavilion at Milan’s Expo 2015 into a must-visit destination.
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Le Corbusier Reloaded: LC2 at designfunktion

Le Corbusier Reloaded: LC2 at designfunktion

Angular, cubic, clear – and surprisingly comfortable: like no other piece of furniture, Le Corbusier's chair LC2 represents the furniture design of early modernism. The manufacturer Cassina has now clad the classic, designed in 1928, in new materials and colours that pick up on the original design of the 1920s.
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Material Tendencies: Philippe Starck

Material Tendencies: Philippe Starck

Rather than trying to create beautiful objects, the French designer and architect considers it his duty to invent things that make life better for the largest number of people possible. He believes that the existence of an object is only justified when it serves others - or in the best case - when it ends up leaving behind something for others to develop further.
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