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Tile Sash – Bathroom furniture collection by Riu Pereira + Ryosuke Fukusada

Category: Design Published on 23 Apr, 2014
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During the Milan Design Week 2014 local-based designer Riu Pereira in collaboration with Ryosuke Fukusada presented the ‘Tile Sash’ at Ventura Lambrate. Supported by Cotto ceramics this collection of bathroom furniture is inspired by the act of slicing a raw material in order to build something new.

Mercedes-Benz unveils the Concept Coupé SUV at Beijing Auto Show 2014

Category: Technology Published on 23 Apr, 2014
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Mercedes Benz has unveiled its latest own interpretation of visionary all-wheel drive sporty coupé, presenting the Concept Coupé SUV at Beijing Auto Show 2014.

House WZ2 by Bernd Zimmermann, Ludwigsburg

Category: Houses Published on 23 Apr, 2014
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German architect Bernd Zimmermann has recently renovated a three-family house from the 50′s near Stuttgart for a married couple, coating the exterior of the house with hundreds of funhouse mirrors.

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The Pool Aoyama by Nobuo Araki

Category: Architecture Published on 22 Apr, 2014
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Japanese architect Nobuo Araki has transformed a former swimming pool on the ground floor of a 1970′s apartment building into a retail space.

BMW unveils the Vision Future Luxury concept car at Beijing Auto Show 2014

Category: Technology Published on 22 Apr, 2014
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Influenced by the design of the BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupé launched one year ago, BMW has unveiled the BMW Vision Future Luxury at the Beijing Auto Show 2014.

Aesop Balmain store by Henry Wilson

Category: Architecture Published on 22 Apr, 2014
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A former bakery in Sydney has been transformed by local architect Henry Wilson into a new store for Australian skincare brand Aesop.

‘320° Licht’ installation by URBANSCREEN at Oberhausen’s Gasometer

Category: Art Published on 18 Apr, 2014
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The ‘320° Licht’ installation of URBANSCREEN uses the cathedral-like beauty of the Gasometer Oberhausen in Germany as the starting point for a fascinating game with shapes and light.

Oily Cart theatre by Hawkins\Brown, London

Category: Architecture Published on 18 Apr, 2014
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London-based practice Hawkins\Brown was tasked by the Oily Cart theatre, who works with children with special needs, to create an inspiring and playful space in keeping with the theatre’s ethos.

Diapositive – thermo-welded glass furniture by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for Glas Italia

Category: Design Published on 18 Apr, 2014
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For their first collaboration with Italian furniture brand Glas Italia, French brother Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec designed a collection of thermo-welded glass furniture which incorporates elements of wood and felt.

Interconnection installation by Nao Tamura at Lexus Design Amazing 2014

Category: Design Published on 17 Apr, 2014
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During the Milan Design Week 2014 at Lexus Design Amazing exhibition, Japanese designer Nao Tamura has presented a floating installation influenced by the earthquake that struck Japan in 2011.