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“As soon as you try to streamline a shape, whatever it may be, you wind up with a knife – and that’s true whether you’re talking about the design of a boat or a skyscraper.” says Eugeni Quitllet who has designed knives since he first learned to draw, With L’Ame de Christofle, the designer invites us on a new journey. Lire la suite…

 

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Lumio is one of the breathtaking products you can discover in the “American Design in Paris” exhibition curated by Jacques Barret (Triode Galerie) at Mona Bismarck American Center until may 25th. Lumio is a modern portable lamp that unfolds from a book and can be transformed into multiple forms and functions. It has a minimalist design that combines lasercut wood covers with durable water resistant Tyvek pages containing high-performing LED. With a unique combination of transformable shape and concealed Neodymium magnets, you can personalize Lumio into endless configurations and mount it on almost any surface. Lire la suite…

 

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Audemars Piguet to unveil new lounge at Art Basel in Hong Kong 2014 from 14 – 18 May 2014 by leading French designer Mathieu Lehanneur, featuring a video installation about the brand’s origins by Austrian video artist Kurt Hentschläger. In its second year as a global Associate Partner of Art Basel, Audemars Piguet is delighted to today announce plans for a new lounge created by leading French designer Mathieu Lehanneur as well as a new piece by Austrian video artist Kurt Hentschläger inspired by Audemars Piguet’s home in Le Brassus in the Vallée de Joux.  The innovative design by Lehanneur will provide the setting for a reflective video piece by Hentschläger  and an exhibition of exceptional historic and contemporary timepieces, including a display of six new models of the Royal Oak Offshore in 42 mm. The lounge will be on show at Basel and Miami in december. Lire la suite…

 

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For Design City Luxembourg 2014, MUDAM shop proposes an exclusive design corner with brand new stool version of Love me tender by Didier Faustino for Super-ette and acclaimed One Million Times clock by Human Since 1982 produced by design art dealer Victor Hunt. Two pieces available at Design Corner MUDAM until 16th june. Lire la suite…

 

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Never For MoneyAlways For Love is the main exhibition of Design City Luxembourg 2014 at MUDAM. The exhibition is in opposition to the over production linked to marketing of design and focuses on the specific exchange relationship between Luxembourg and Portugal, the largest community of immigrants in the country. It propose a critical examination of means of production through specific projects by 13 designers. Lire la suite…

 

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Tabu chair by Eugeni Quitllet for Alias was one of the breathtaking piece of last Milan Furniture fair, a perfect dynamic shape for a new chair’s DNA “TABU” uses the most advanced technology available: that of NATURE, and another: that of man …the Robot, To shape the gifts of the EARTH to meet the needs of man. To plant an organically modified seed to create a chair… Not so much a chair but a grain! A grain of the future. “To synthesize nature in order to naturalize industry” “To recover the sense of Authenticity, Beauty and Goodness” TABU is a metaphor of truth.” says the catalan designer. Lire la suite…

 

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Until september 2014,  Into the Process is an off-site exhibition in the city to bring about solutions to concrete uses for the Design City Luxembourg Biennale 2014. It is specially designed for the municipal park Kinnekswiss in response to the ‘diversity’ of the users of this green zone to understand the circulation, analyse the users, offer different “zones” and solutions to sustain this green lung in Luxembourg. Until september, the town park will therefore be the venue for three teams of designers and architects with 3 avenues of thought: Lire la suite…

 

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Pharrell Williams and his tank chair, the Richard Neutra unknown furniture collection, Emeco celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Navy Chair, Rick Owens or the young Ladies & Gentlemen tandem are some of the stars and upcoming talents of American Design in Paris exhibition. For the first time, Mona Bismarck American Center for Art & Culture opens its rooms on the 1st floor to showcase “American Design“, an exhibition overviewing the current American creation. Lire la suite…

 

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For the celebration of Hans J. Wegner‘s 100th Anniversary, PP Møbler just relaunched 4 exclusive chairs in Milan at the MC Selvini showroom from 8th to 13th april. The Original Round Chair will come in a limited edition of 100 in ash and 100 in oak (Wegner’s favorite wood). The Tub Chair was definitely a unique fusion where Wegner emerged the new moulding plywood technique with upholstery and traditional wood work in solid wood. The Hammock Chair is a remarkable sculpture made to offer a tangible relaxing experience creating the resemblance of a hammock in a reclining chair. The Upholstered Peacock Chair is, as the name implies, an upholstered interpretation of the pp550 Peacock Chair from 1947, one of Wegner’s all time classics and one of his personally most beloved designs. Lire la suite…

 

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Lucie Koldova just designed the very first cork sofa ever made. For the launching of young belgium company Per/use, the czech designer imagines the Corques sofa using cork as basic material. This sustainable cork comes from production leftovers in Portuguese bottle cork factories.

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