Vintage Drawers Revisited by Schubladen
Apr 24, 2012 / Dream Homes /
Schubladen, the friendly project of Berlin designer, Franziska Wodicka, exhibits a collection of vintage drawers. The heart of her work: old china drawers here and there as she revisits a collection of vintage furniture. This unlikely mix of old and new creations emerge a unique result, where the structure of the furniture fades into the patina to highlight the history of the drawer.
Collection of tables by Slow Mun Wood
Apr 23, 2012 / Dream Homes /
Raw materials, natural paints, and made locally. The northern influence is clearly evident in the beautiful collection of tables by Slow Mun Wood. The Dutch designer, Christien Starkenburg, forges with his creations in an emotional relationship and playing with skill on the geometric shapes of plates and feet. The collections is available in a wide variety of colors. The result is a collection of timeless pieces, hand crafted by local artists, in an effort to minimize its impact on the environment.
Join coffee table by Ding3000
Apr 22, 2012 / Dream Homes /
The German designers, Ding3000, had already done the deed of minimalism to the extreme at the show in Milan, with their prominent 2D suspension. They stay the in the course today with their "Join" coffee table. The "Join" coffee table is assembled with three feet of untreated solid oak, and ingeniously fitted in a glass top. No screws, no glues, and other tools were needed for the assembly.
College Hotel in Lyon: Between Nostalgia and Modernity
Apr 21, 2012 / Dream Homes /
Three years of China have been necessary to the designer, Jean-Luc Mathias and his team, to compose the singular atmosphere of Hotel Lyon College. The Hotel Lyon College has 39 rooms with contemporary design in clean white. Its atmosphere is like of the early twentieth, yet with a modernized twist. The Hotel Lyon College also has a terrace of 250m2, a gym and a bar-cafeteria. Hotel Lyon College  5 Place Saint Paul 69005 LYON 04-721-00505
Coco Suspensions by Kate Stokes
Apr 20, 2012 / Dream Homes /
The Suspension Coco is from a local timber called the Victorian Ash. It is a type of Eucalyptus tree found in the forests of Victoria in Australia. The Australian designer, Kate Stokes, manually designed each of her elegant Coco suspensions. This heartfelt wood and aluminum reveals flowing curves and a good spirit of nature. There is also a proposed a mini version of the suspension which can be found at Coco Flip, the design studio of Kate Stokes. Prices range from 1,000 to 1,100 euros.
Air Cushions by Helene La Moureyre
Apr 19, 2012 / Dream Homes /
Recycled car trimmings, recycled chairs or pots of flowers, bed slats made ​​into bins or coat hangers, and clothes that come to life as a stool. An eco-designers agency decided to solve the problem of recycling materials. They made airbags for suitable small pieces of furniture. The Air Cushion is designed by Helene La Moureyre of Bilum. Indicative Prices: 40 x 40 cm Cover only - 56 euros 80 x 80 cmFloor Cushion - 154 euros
Pressed Chair by Harry Thaler
Apr 18, 2012 / Dream Homes /
The young Italian designer who recently graduated from the Royal College of Art for Product Design section,  presents his Pressed chair.  Harry Thaler works on the economic materials in his design. It is light with just a weight of 2200 g. It is elegant, strong, and stackable. The Pressed chair consists of a simple aluminum foil pressed from 2.5 mm thick. Of course, it is recyclable at will.
The Katra Chair
Apr 17, 2012 / Dream Homes /
In line with the projects of Maezm, Saintluc and Werner Aisslinger, they recently presented the Katra chair. With Katra is any experimentation on the use of a naturally occurring compound that has been initiated, reducing the ecological impact of these materials. These are usually very popular among designers. Qualities experienced by the aesthetics of this chair even have minimalistic lines. This was presented last November at the Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Architecture de Nantes.
Flip Chair for Children by Marco Hemmerling
Apr 16, 2012 / Dream Homes /
The German architect and designer Marco Hemmerling will present one of his latest creations dedicated to children. He will be presenting it in the famous Zona Tortona Milan show. Chairs, toys, coffee tables are included in the pieces of the collection. A playful piece design that fits the child with its sparkling colors and composition of lightweight foam, which allows it to be easily handled by even the smallest child. This is available in 6 colors and is suitable for outdoor use. The Flip chair is priced at ...
Microbial Home: An idea of ​​the ecological kitchen of tomorrow by Philips Design
Apr 15, 2012 / Dream Homes /
Research projects around a kitchen greener have increased in recent years. We remember of course the Ekokook of Faltazi, the Biosphere Home of Farmer Philips and more recently, Project Shelved Cooking of Unqui, winner of the 2011 Emile Hermès. Microbial Home, the latest in the series devoted to prospective Probes projects, Philips Design shows the kitchen of the future. He plans for it to be a global ecosystem where the economy and recycling of resources are required. His idea includes waste converted to methane to be reused ...