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    Guggenheim Helsinki: Art to light up the city

    TLmag

    09.03.2016

    It was one of the highest-profile competitions of the past few years and for a relatively unknown studio to come out on top was a surprise and a welcome change from the usual starchitects that dominate the international circuit. (Interview by Arnaldo

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    Zen architecture: Eurasian Serenity

    TLmag

    02.03.2016

    With Tadao Ando’s Vitra Campus conference pavilion gleaming in the mind, deeper research reveals that Zen architecture has become something entirely different than Zenshūyo (Zen) – the Japanese Buddhist style derived from Chinese Song Dynasty

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    Storytelling Asia: Neri & Hu

    TLmag

    24.02.2016

    Architects, designers, entrepreneurs, based between Shanghai and London, Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu are devoted to their multi-faceted projects, ranging from interiors to designing products and architecture for public or private use. TLmag had the

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    Subtle Shapeshifters: Snøhetta

    TLmag

    18.02.2016

    Snøhetta designs opera houses and museums as city landscapes that also function as public spaces. For Kjetil Trædahl Thorsen, one of the founders of the Norwegian architecture firm, high quality of everyday environments is a way to create

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    TIGrr in Paris

    TLmag

    11.02.2016

    After Indochina, Megève and Saint-Tropez, the TIGrr has come to Paris. Certain bars and restaurants are more conducive to meetings and rare moments that become precious memories over time. (By Jean-Philippe Peynot)

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    American Furniture Icons – Updated Modernity

    TLmag

    15.09.2015

    Design and innovation are intimately linked by their essence, perhaps even more so for major American brands Herman Miller and Knoll, who’s phenomenal post-war development is intrinsically tied to the immediate interpretation of a new American way

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    America’s Shining Talents

    TLmag

    18.08.2015

    New York has always been a draw card for creatives worldwide. Even with the city’s enormous pool of designers, reaching the apex is an unenviable task. However, whether it’s architecture, furniture, lighting or objects, this talented lot isn’t

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    Curating Design in New York City

    TLmag

    11.08.2015

    How do we curate design today? A conversation with four leading critics and curators of design and architecture, active both in New York City and internationally, offers insight into the changing nature of design and its (re)presentations.

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    Contemporary American Architecture

    TLmag

    03.08.2015

    “As architects, we use our creativity to serve society—to make our communities better places to live. Through our profession and our life’s work, each of us has shaped and re-shaped the ever-changing narrative that is America in both humble and

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    Autoban: Highway to Design

    TLmag

    17.03.2015

    Star designers in their own country, Seyhan and Sefer, founders of Autoban, have been putting Turkish design back on the international map for almost a decade. A recently released monograph, published by Gestalten, traces the origins of their

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    Alper Atac & Peter Eisenman

    TLmag

    10.03.2015

    Together with Alper Atac, Peter Eisenman was awarded the realisation of one of Istanbul’s most important public projects currently in development – the Yenikapi Transfer Point and Archaeological Park. This large-scale endeavour is meant to reread

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    Polish Design History

    TLmag

    04.03.2015

    Pushing beyond national borders, today’s fiercely energetic Polish design scene hasn’t forgotten its heritage. Emblematic of how history can influence contemporary design to foster new narratives, The Centre of Modern Design’s one-of-a-kind

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    Hélène Binet – Substantiating a New Practice

    TLmag

    25.02.2015

    Recognised as one of today’s foremost architectural photographers, Hélène Binet works exclusively with analogue film. Fostering a style all her own, The Franco-Swiss artists has captured some of the past quarter-century’s most monumental

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    Constructing Worlds: Photography & Architecture

    TLmag

    18.02.2015

    Ever since 1827, when Nicéphore Niépce made the first permanent photograph - a record of the view of the rooftops outside his studio window - architecture and photography have enjoyed an intimate relationship. Constructing Worlds, a major new

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    Transcending British and Nordic Sensibilities

    TLmag

    11.02.2015

    Known for gentle twists – playful experiments and objects that reevaluate our daily experience – Louise Campbell believes that everything is possible until the opposite has been proven. Campbell explores new forms of production without loosing

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    DAN by Bulo

    TLmag

    04.02.2015

    Top Belgian office furniture brand Bulo debuted the new DAN collection at Biennale Interieur in Kortrijk on 17 October. Empowering everyone who loves work and not constrained by space, time or place, DAN thrives to make a radical shift away from

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    Vintage Scandinavian furniture

    TLmag

    28.01.2015

    It’s a real phenomenon, an undeniable success. How did designers from different countries who share common values, manage to create a style more than sixty years ago, that retains a remarkably modernist appeal, and continues to fuel the demand for

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    Metal modified through precision-controlled design

    TLmag

    21.01.2015

    Oskar Zieta is arguably one of Poland’s most renowned designers. He is also Head of Industrial Design at the New School of Form in Poznań (2010) created by Li Edelkoort, where he is now, continuing his ambitious path to innovate, create, produce,

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    Tokujin Yoshioka crystallises dreams

    TLmag

    18.03.2014

    Infuse, bake, crystallise. These verbs aren’t used to describe the work of a cook but rather the work of Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka, whose fabulous exhibition at the Contemporary Museum of Art Tokyo, vividly illustrates the creative scope

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    MOBILIA

    TLmag

    10.03.2014

    The forthcoming exhibition MOBILIA, at the Atomium in Brussels, that runs from February 12 until June 15 2014, focuses on the talent of architects whose work, since the late nineteenth century, has evolved beyond the design of buildings, to the

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    Ingo Maurer: Angel’s light

    TLmag

    03.03.2014

    *Report by Jean-Philippe Peynot* TLmag had the privilege to speak with Ingo Maurer about his amazing creative adventure with light, that today has led him to create real architectural structures. The angel refers of course to Lucellino, his famous

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    Tadao Andō: Journey from the islands of Naoshima to Venice

    TLmag

    25.02.2014

    Since establishing his design studio in 1969, Tadao Andō has surprised with raw concrete constructions and clean geometric forms, that have become symbols of his success. The Japanese architect has left his mark on the global landscape, from the

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    Behind the green door: Oslo Architecture Triennial by Rotor

    TLmag

    20.02.2014

    “Sustainability” is a deflated term that includes everything and nothing. Its repeated use, almost ad nauseam, does not seem to have served it well. What is left behind is an empty shell, which is difficult to take seriously. By Valentina Ciuffi

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    Ron Arad – Deconstructed / reconstructed

    TLmag

    12.02.2014

    *Report by Jean-Philippe Peynot* For over thirty years, Ron Arad has been producing unique objects that define a practise that falls somewhere between architecture, sculpture and design. If, in these creative fields, the longstanding question about

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    BULO – A Belgian icon turns 50

    TLmag

    11.02.2014

    It started with a small filing cabinet and grew into one of the success stories of the Belgian design industry. For years BULO has been a go-to name for bespoke and ready-made office furniture, valued for its elegant and recognisable products. Today

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    The Atomium: Cultural and contemporary

    TLmag

    13.12.2013

    Icon of the Brussels skyline, sculptural or architectural curiosity, the Atomium is increasingly regarded as not just a symbolic landmark and tourist attraction, but also as a cultural centre in the north of Brussels. Interview with Arnaud Bozzini,

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    The Paradox of Rotterdam

    TLmag

    04.11.2013

    *Report by Jean-Philippe Peynot* A new city that witnessed the birth of Erasmus in the 15th century. An anarchic city where everything is in its place. A market city where human relationships are more important than negociations. An industrial city

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    Ilse Acke & Jeffrey Vanhille: Dream Weavers

    TLmag

    17.10.2013

    “Home” is an installation by Belgian artists and makers, Ilse Acke and Jeffrey Vanhille, created at the invitation of Concertgebouw, Brugge. It accompanies the performance of “Superposition” by Ryoji Ikeda, Japan’s pre-eminent electronic

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    Inside Alvar Aalto’s Houses: To the digital experience

    TLmag

    03.10.2013

    By Tomi Summanen, Alvar Aalto Museum & Natacha Drabbe, Iconic Houses

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    Custom luxury retail experiences

    TLmag

    27.09.2013

    The conundrum for the luxury industries? How do you incite thousands of buyers to enter a store every day while maintaining a feeling of exclusivity? The trend is for Mega Maisons, an invention by Carbondale architects. Text by Laurence Picot.

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    Material Matters or Archi-Materials: Nature and Habitat

    TLmag

    27.09.2013

    Despite globalisation, which standardises everything in its path, there are still some obvious cultural shocks that stand out: in Asia or Oceania, the intrinsic connection with materials prevails in architecture. Furthermore, the forces of nature and

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