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Archive for September, 2011

Blooming Structures by Sivan Royz

During the London Design Festival at Dezeen Space, we met with designer Sivan Royz who showcased her Blooming Structures project, which is a series of laser-cut silk accessories inspired by the shapes that grow and develop in nature. Each accessory has between 600 and 6,000 piece of silk that are strung together to create a…

Dezeen Space Opens in London

From now through 16 October, Dezeen opens “Dezeen Space” at 54 Rivington Street in London, in the heart of Shoreditch. This space serves as a pop-up store as well as a pop-up gallery – and the temporary offices for Dezeen during the London Design Festival, London Fashion Week and Frieze Art Fair. The pop-up gallery…

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London Design Festival Exhibit at the V&A: Industrial Revolution 2.0

As part of the London Design Festival which just kicked off, there is an exhibition of objects at the Victoria & Albert Museum which showcases 3D “printing” technology that will soon be more available for product manufacturing. The technology itself is part of a computer-driven process that transforms materials from liquid or power to a…

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See-through Church by Gijs Van Vaerenbergh

Gijs Van Vaerenbergh, a collaboration between young Belgian architects Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh, recently built a see-through church in the Belgian region of Haspengouw. The church is a part of the Z-OUT project of Z33, house for contemporary art based in Hasselt, Belgium. Z-OUT is an ambitious long-term art in public space project…

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Hans J. Wegner Oculus Chair

It’s the perfect story. An unknown chair somehow reveals itself in the form of a clay model with some photographs, and then the re-invention began. This is how this Hans J. Wegner Oculus Chair from Danish furniture manufacturer Carl Hansen & Son came back to life, 50 years after the initial design. The armchair itself…

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Treehotel, Sweden

Every so often we all want to escape the craziness of the real world in search of a little peace and tranquility – and nature is one of the places where we can find it. Combine that with contemporary green architecture and you have the Treehotel. Located in the town of Harads in Swedish Lapland,…

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Wallpaper* Magazine Now on the iPad

Finally. Wallpaper* Magazine is now available on the iPad! Simply download the app and you’ll get preview access to both the August and the September issues. If you’re already a print subscriber – you’re in luck – you just need to enter your subscriber number (as found on the mailing label of any issue) and…