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Red hot: Mogensen’s ‘Spanish’ chairs released in handsome new colour
Danish furniture house Fredericia has revealed a special edition of one of Denmark’s most celebrated design duos, ‘The Spanish Chair’ and its dining chair counterpart. The new release sees the timeless chairs reimagined in deep red saddle leather – a warming hue that echoes an earthiness which Danish-born designer Børge Mogensen sought to instil in all of his unpretentious designs.
October 21, 2020
Magistretti’s ‘Carimate’ chair relaunched for designer’s 100th birthday
International design brand Fritz Hansen has released an anniversary edition of the iconic ‘Carimate’ chair in celebration of what would have been the designer-architect Vico Magistretti's 100th birthday. Magistretti (1920-2006) created the original cherry red chair in 1959 for the Carimate in Italy, the golf club after which the chair is named. Renowned for its equally distinctive red window frames, the Carimate clubhouse building was completed in collaboration with Guido Veneziani in 1962.
October 12, 2020
Carla Sozzani curates new colours for classic Arne Jacobsen chairs
Founded in Denmark in 1872, furniture company Fritz Hansen has a long-running history of collaborating with world-renowned designers and tastemakers to realise visionary concepts. This tradition has seen classics old and new born from partnerships with homegrown Danish designers Arne Jacobsen, Hans J. Wegner, Kasper Salto and Cecilie Manz. Spanish artist-designer Jaime Hayon and Italian architect Piero Lissoni have also worked with the furniture house.
September 10, 2020
‘The world’s most popular chair’ gets a sustainable overhaul by Konstantin Grcic
News highlights Design brand Magis in collaboration with Konstantin Grcic has released the ‘Bell’ chair, a new iteration of the popular monobloc chair. ‘Bell’ is made from industrial waste sourced from Magis’ own factories and from the local car industry. The chair is available in three colours: Sunrise (orange), High Noon (white) and Midnight (charcoal). […]
August 10, 2020
Terraced gardens form the crown of the world’s tallest hybrid timber tower
The Atlassian HQ is slated to become the beating heart of the NSW Government-supported Tech Central – a Silicon Valley-esque precinct linking Central to Redfern – that is expected to attract more than 25,000 workers upon its completion. Once a development application has been lodged, the project is planned to break ground in 2021. News […]
July 7, 2020