Archive for June, 2017
The architects’ studio RCR, which recently won the Pritzker Prize, has created a restaurant with an enchanting and enigmatic design for chef Albert Adrià in Barcelona.
The key is in the name: Flametougher 280AS, a new version of the industrial fabric developed by the workwear brand Carrington in partnership with the textile manufacturer Cordura, offers greater resistance to flames, electric arcs, static electricity and abrasions.
Attracting widespread attention due to its harmful effects that contribute to global warming, CO2 could be recycled for commercial purposes thanks to Climeworks, a Swiss company.
The English designer Jasper Morrison recently expanded his furniture collection for the Japanese brand Maruni, with whom he has been working since 2011. For these new pieces with an ultra-minimalist design, he has chosen to use raw materials, such as wood and steel. The simple letters T&O, chosen as the name of the collection, also reflect this streamlined style and are supposed to represent the furniture’s straight lines.
Set among the olive groves, lost in the remote heights of Greece, construction has just finished of a magnificent 150-square metre villa. With its dome shape and sleek design, it seamlessly blends into its surrounding natural environment.
The Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde, founder of Studio Roosegaarde, seeks his own ways to try and reduce pollution in the cities across the world that are suffering the most, such as Rotterdam and Beijing.
With the aim of reducing environmental damage caused by the worldwide textile industry, Austrian company Lenzing has developed EcoVero, an environmentally responsible textile fibre. But what is this new fibre made from? Clean and renewable natural materials and wood.