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Nelly Ben Hayoun, Patternity, OMA and The Artling feature at VDF this week

June 29, 2020 Lizzie Crook 0
Ascension bouldering wall by Patternity. Photo is by Jorn Tomter

Week 12 of Virtual Design Festival features the marathon Sports Day event hosted by Nelly Ben Hayoun, plus a Screentime interview with Patternity and live panel discussion with The Artling and OMA. Today, designer and amateur boxer Ben Hayoun will take over VDF to host Sports Day – a live two-hour-long conversation bringing together designers and

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This week’s VDF highlights include Rem Koolhaas, Carmé Pinos, Erwan Bouroullec, Serpentine Galleries and Kvadrat

June 27, 2020 Dezeen staff 0
VDF week eleven highlights

Week 11 of Virtual Design Festival featured interviews with MPavilion architects Carme Pinós and Rem Koolhaas, a live stream with Piet Hein Eek and takeovers from the Design Museum and the Serpentine Gallery. Virtual Design Festival, the world’s first online design festival, runs until 10 July. For the full schedule of upcoming events, visit dezeen.com/vdf/schedule. Monday

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This week, Kengo Kuma designed a chicken coop

June 27, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0

This week on Dezeen, Kengo Kuma’s studio designed a blackened-wood chicken coop in Mexico, while Airbnb’s co-founder declared that “travel as we knew it is over”. Kengo Kuma and Associates built the coop at the Casa Wabi arts foundation in Puerto Escondido, Mexico, for chickens that will provide eggs for the community’s residents. According to the studio the coop

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Prostoria nestles timber pavilion amongst leafy trees in Croatian forest

June 26, 2020 Dezeen staff 0
Revisiting Analogue pavilion by Prostoria

Dezeen promotion: as part of its Revisiting Analogue project, furniture brand Prostoria has constructed a house-like pavilion with “transparent walls” in a forest near its factory in Croatia. The pavilion comprises a series of blocky timber “islands” dressed with furnishings by Prostoria. Pieces have been arranged into living room-style setups, making each island appear as

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1zu33 creates bespoke spaces that “connect brands with people”

June 24, 2020 Dezeen staff 0
Hansgrohe trade fair design by 1zu33

Munich-based architecture studio 1zu33 has created numerous spaces for brands including a snowy forest within a pop-up restaurant and a tranquil interior for an Aesop. The studio was founded in 2009 by Hendrik Müller and Georg Thiersch, who both studied architecture at the Kunstakademie Stuttgart, partly under David Chipperfield. Working exclusively in the field of

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1zu33 creates bespoke spaces that “connect brands with people”

June 24, 2020 Dezeen staff 0
Hansgrohe trade fair design by 1zu33

Munich-based architecture studio 1zu33 has created numerous spaces for brands including a snowy forest within a pop-up restaurant and a tranquil interior for an Aesop. The studio was founded in 2009 by Hendrik Müller and Georg Thiersch, who both studied architecture at the Kunstakademie Stuttgart, partly under David Chipperfield. Working exclusively in the field of

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Back to our Spaces by Arper reimagines airport and office designs after pandemic

June 24, 2020 Dezeen staff 0
Back to our spaces by Arper

Dezeen promotion: these visuals by Italian brand Arper show how its modular furniture and room dividers could be used to promote social distancing in offices and airports amid the coronavirus crisis. The Back to our Spaces project is intended to show how Arper designs can be used to modify public spaces, as lockdown measures ease

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Victor Vasilev’s multidisciplinary work is united by pursuit of “formal and material purity”

June 22, 2020 Dezeen staff 0
Victor Vasilev's work is united by pursuit of "formal and material purity"

VDF studio profile: Bulgaria-born, Milan-based architect Victor Vasilev designs furniture, products and interiors as well as buildings in a bid to create holistic home environments. The resulting projects range from a Tuscan family house with custom-made furniture and lighting to shelving systems that act as architectural elements in their own right. Vasilev established his practice

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Victor Vasilev’s multidisciplinary work is united by pursuit of “formal and material purity”

June 22, 2020 Dezeen staff 0
Victor Vasilev's work is united by pursuit of "formal and material purity"

VDF studio profile: Bulgaria-born, Milan-based architect Victor Vasilev designs furniture, products and interiors as well as buildings in a bid to create holistic home environments. The resulting projects range from a Tuscan family house with custom-made furniture and lighting to shelving systems that act as architectural elements in their own right. Vasilev established his practice

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Design Museum, Kvadrat, Piet Hein Eek and Rem Koolhaas feature at VDF this week

June 22, 2020 Cajsa Carlson 0
Virtual Design Festival schedule week eleven

Week 11 of Virtual Design Festival features a collaboration with Danish textile company Kvadrat and London’s Serpentine Galleries, as well as a series of conversations with the architects behind Melbourne’s annual MPavilion designs. Tuesday sees a takeover from the Design Museum, which will unveil work by its designers in residence. Among them are architect Stiliyana

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