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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
Italian furniture powerhouse Paola Lenti launches its best-ever outdoor fabric
After four years of intensive research and engineering, the technical team at Italian furniture house Paola Lenti has developed a coating solution that considerably increases the performance of the mono-material yarn called Twiggy. The brand says that the new yarn will deliver incredible performance when put to use in the manufacture of outdoor furniture, while also respecting the environment. Twiggy is an evolution of the polyolefin yarn that Paola Lenti first started using for its outdoor furniture fabrics 20 years ago.
September 3, 2020
‘The Apple tree’ by Foster + Partners blossoms in Bangkok
Housed under a "cantilevered tree canopy" roof structure, Apple Central World’s distinctive architecture is "brought to life with the first-ever all-glass design," says the tech giant. Located in the heart of Ratchaprasong, Bangkok’s iconic intersection district, the striking Apple store designed by Foster + Partners forms a new social subject in this part of the city. It also contributes to the backdrop of the famed New Year celebrations and a program of other regular festivities. The store is fronted by a generously sized public plaza and Bangkok’s renowned Erawan shrine is sited across the road. Adding to the spectacle, 'The Apple tree', as it's been quickly nicknamed, is overlooked by a busy web of vehicle and pedestrian routes that weave around the site.
August 17, 2020
March Studio’s latest Aesop store sparkles in Hong Kong
Joining the extensive retail scene in Hong Kong is the recently opened Aesop Gough Street store. The Australian-born luxury skincare brand – renowned for its alignment with prominent architects and designers from around the globe – has opened its latest boutique in Central, the city’s main business district. Occupying what at first glance is a […]
July 8, 2020