A study in classic furniture design for 85 years – Thonet tubular steel cantilever chairs at the Leipzig National Library. The landmark main building of the splendid library in the centre of Leipzig is characterised by impressive statues, busts and gilt decorative elements.
Review of 16th International Architecture Exhibition & Venice Design 2018 furniture design exhibition by architect, artist and designer Jassim AlNashmi, author of the ‘Traveling Mihrab’ exhibit representing Kuwait and the Arabian Gulf.
Milan Design Week 2018 news – Collaborations of PLATEK ; Carl Hansen & Søn furniture collection, “In the world of today, we are over-connected and overwhelmed” ; MAD Architects collaboration with Sawaya & Moroni ; innovative surface designs at Salone Internazionale del Mobile, the world’s most important furniture and design show.
Four of the main projects by Stefano Boeri Architetti at Fuorisalone 2018, including space&interiors – The Future of Living and the Planet of the Future, an installation inspired by the atmosphere of the Red Planet.
Milan Design Week 2018 news – Enea presents new designs for home and soft contract spaces ; three brands – Coco Wolf, John Cullen Lighting and Marine Leather – in Outdoor Living garden at the Baglioni Hotel Carlton ; inauguration of new One Works Headquarters ; products by designers at Studio Matteo Thun&Partners ; Iris Ceramica Group’s innovative surface designs at Salone Internazionale del Mobile, the world’s most important furniture and design show.
2018 began in a very special way for Thonet GmbH. The company is counting down to two major events in 2019, significant also for all customers and fans of the pioneering furniture manufacturer.
Gallery ALL presents the MAD Martian Collection at DesignMiami/2017. Designed by Ma Yansong, founder and principal partner of MAD Architects, the contoured forms of the furniture pieces recall elements of natural, albeit foreign, extra-terrestrial environments.
A name famous in the world of hospitality, The Gleneagles Hotel has enjoyed a recent renovation which includes the creation of the elegant new Birnam Brasserie, designed in classic Parisian style.
Thonet supplied 16 classic cantilevered tubular steel S 64 N chairs with chrome-plated frames, plus various models from the “Thonet All Seasons” collection, which gives new all-weather finishes to a range of further Bauhaus era icons.
New York lofts are defined by their natural lighting. Many old warehouses, factories and industrial spaces were converted into studio spaces and apartments by artists in the 1960s. These lofts feature high ceilings and large windows, providing huge amounts of natural light.
Design minds from 108 different countries gathered at the Dubai World Trade Centre to meet, network and do business with more than 1,000 exhibitors from across the world at INDEX, workspace and Middle East Covering.
Icons for an icon: The prestigious premises of new LUISS Business School in Rome’s Villa Blanc feature Marcel Breuer chairs and A 1700 tables from Thonet.
Milan Design Week 2017 news – The Norwegian way of using street furniture to create accessible and attractive public spaces makes its way to the European scene.
Architecture practice Mecanoo has teamed up with furniture manufacturer Gispen to work on creating the learning environment of the future: one which is dynamic, open and people-oriented. The result is an innovative modular furniture collection called HUBB.