Bar Cart

December 17th, 2013

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BEHIND THE ART

The Bar sculpture by Martin Oppel is part of a series of sometimes functional metal sculptures. Flickering between worlds, their position, their function, as art or design object is often in question, and thus defy definition. The permanent leaning (tipsy) form negates the materials rigidity, while perhaps suggesting the act of drinking, as itself a form of abstraction.

MARTIN OPPELMartin Oppel lives and works in Miami and New York.

His work has been included in numerous group exhibitions nationally and internationally, such as The 2nd Athens Biennial, “Weather Reports” at the Ecole Regionale des Beaux Arts in Rouen, France, “The Station” Curated by Shamim Momin and Nate Lowman in Miami, FL, “Kabul 3000” at Galeria Zero in Milan, Italy, “Think Warm: Miami Draws for You” at Tomio Koyama Gallery in Tokyo, Japan, “The Possibility of an Island” at the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, “Miami in Transition” at Miami Art Museum, and solo shows at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin in Paris, France, The Fireplace Project, and The Journal Gallery in New York, NY.

Courtesy of the artist

Dimensions: 31 X 28 X 16 IN

Material: Glass, Brass, Gold-Plated Steel

Teebooks

October 27th, 2013

in trying to find nice wall shelves for a project, we came across the teebooks shelves; don’t they remind you of Donald Judd art work?

 

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VICCARBE

October 18th, 2013

Since we moved our office to a new location (150 West 28th Street, NYC; come an visit us) we had to find new furniture. In researching we found a few options that didn’t make it into our studio but we would certainly use for projects in the future. Like this Marteen swivel chair designed by Victor Carrasco by Viccarbe .

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Materials: Structure in gauged lacquered steel tube in thermoreinforced polyester epoxy in black, white and transparent.Frame in oak veneer. Fixed upholster frame.

Dimensions: maarten-viccarbe-92

Swivel chair for the home and for public facilities.

Its lacquered steel tube structure and carefully made, elegant, upholstered seat recall the classics of the’70s.

Maarten is available in a large quantity of finishes to adapt to different environments.

 

 

 

Slimparker

August 2nd, 2013

this is an amazing system; we worked on a project for a car lover and jumped through hoops to design an underground multilevel garage – with the Slimparker by Otto Woehr we would have had the perfect solution!

here some facts:

When there is more space in length than in width, the news Slimparker 557 shows off its merits. This slim system merely requires an installation width of 2.60 metres in narrow broad strips between buildings. It has been specially designed for the area between the set-back lines and building. Vehicles can be stacked up to 6 levels deep in front of, and behind the lift. The ground level lid can be furnished with the most varying coverings and can be camouflaged to suit its surroundings.

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and here some specifications:

  • for platform loadings of 2000 kg to 2600 kg
  • for various car height and length
  • semi-automatic parking system for up to 23 cars
  • very small floor plan area and very slim construction
  • no space-intensive ramps or driveways
  • below grade arrangement especially designed for the area between the set-back line and building
  • can be driven over when entrance is lowered
  • 2- up to 4- row arrangement behind each other
  • for multi-row arrangement an empty space is required
  • top platform can be covered individually based on customs wishes to suit to the surrounding

 

Made a Mano

August 1st, 2013

 

Made A Mano’s Cubo Line comes in beautiful geometric patterns on Lava Stone.

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Materials : Smooth lavastone (PLL)

Glazes : Nero, rosa, bianco, grigio and shiny blue

Sizes : 23×20, 40×15, 30×30

 

ME-FA

July 31st, 2013

Mailbox with effective use of space and side-hinged lid MEFA Topaz is a small and pretty mailbox in a simple design with a side-hinged lid and effective utilisation of the mail compartment. It is particularly suitable if you receive smaller volumes of mail. Available in a range of materials and colours to allow you to choose the right look for you and your home. MEFA Topaz is also available in a luxury finish in copper or stainless steel. 12-year rust perforation guarantee.

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Materials: Stainless steel, copper, galvanised steel or powder coated galvanised steel.

Size: H: 430 W: 340 D: 150. Letter slot; 35 x 325. Volume: 20 litres Mail capacity: 19 litres

Lock: MEFA safety lock or Ruko safety lock (6-pin) that can be adapted to fit your front door key.

Colours: Jet black textured or basalt grey, stainless steel, galvanised steel or copper.

Accessories: May be fitted on a wall using MEFA fixing plate 35 or mounted on the MEFA pole 22, pole 63, pole 72 and pole 28 using fixing plate 28.

Ora Italiana

July 25th, 2013

aren’t those tiles fun? they remind me of the Wrong Woods furniture by Richard Woods and Sebastian Wrong.

By OraItalia

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Colors:

the black negatives

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the black positives

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technical data: 
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GAS

July 16th, 2013

I have to admit that I found this lamp on REMODELISTA.

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Name: Gas pendant Light

Designer: David Kohn

Modell #: DK401

Dimensions: length is variable, glass diameter: 60mm and lenght: 120mm

Finishes: antique bronze and chrome

Manufacturer: IZE

Iznik Tiles

July 2nd, 2013

more geometric tiles by IZNIK 

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James Turrell

June 30th, 2013
visit the James Turrell show at the guggenheim
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Aten Reign, 2013
Daylight and LED light, dimensions variable
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Installation view: James Turrell, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New
York, June 21–September 25, 2013
Photo: David Heald © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York