• Archive for: October, 2017

    Since 1846, Dutch textile manufacturer Vlisco has exemplified a multicultural melting pot of beauty and craftsmanship with its specially crafted fabrics inspired by Africa, made with a technique derived from Indonesian batik and designed in the Netherlands. To celebrate its 170 years of design, the Museum Helmond...

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    Using homegrown materials and sustainable production techniques, a fresh generation of Balkan creators brings design-driven products to a worldwide audience.   Boasting a strong tradition of hand weaving and woodwork, the Balkan countries saw a decline in their traditional crafts in favor of mass-produced homeware. To...

    The Hongqiao district has become the new vibrant neighborhood in the evolving Shanghai thanks to the concentration of its railway, subway station, airport, the new convention center, the world center gallery by Aedas and the CBD. In the heart of this new district, developer Shui On Land introduced the HUB mixed-use...

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    Design Week Mexico surmounted the 7.1-magnitude quake that struck on September 19, 2017. Pushed back a week for additional preparation time, the event took place from October 11 to 15. For its 9th year running, the event boasted its country’s best design and architecture through exhibitions, pavilions, installations...

    In anticipation of the 8th annual Archmena event: Leaders in Architecture, scheduled for 11-12 April 2018 in Dubai, ArchiExpo e-Magazine is spotlighting Raya Ani, who spoke at a previous edition of the international summit. Founder and design director of RAW-NYC Architects, Ani is also the president of the American...

    The American Riad in Detroit is where old and new, east and west, art and architecture intersect. It is a communal housing project to break down the social isolation of Muslims and immigrants in the United States. Initiated by the Ghana ThinkTank artist collective, which feels that many U.S. problems stem from an...

    “We have found that pets are no longer treated as before,” Jirachai Tangkijngamwong, R&D director of Deesawat told ArchiExpo e-Magazine. “Today, they are considered a member of the family.” The company targets space creation where pets share the same space as their owners. Deesawat released the indoor/outdoor sofa...

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    Three years ago, Portuguese architect Joana Astolfi walked into the Hermès store in Lisbon’s charming and historic Chiado neighborhood to offer her services. She wanted to create window displays for the centennial French luxury brand. Fortunately, the shop manager told her that they were in the process of looking for...

    The average art buyer or home owner looking to decorate a home can’t necessarily spend millions of dollars on an art piece. But it’s still possible to buy art by looking in unusual places. Mona Tranter, gallerist of Miami’s Tranter-Sinni Gallery, gave a talk entitled Investing in Art for Decor at the second annual ICFF...

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