Interview with Piergiorgio Robino (Studio Nucleo)
Nucleo is a joint project developed by three artists under the direction of Piergiorgio Robino. Founded in Turin in 1997, Nucleo works collaboratively on interdisciplinary projects that bring together contemporary art, design and architecture. “Today,” says Robino, “Nucleo’s goal is to create projects that may be entirely devised and managed in our studio. We are art designers who ask themselves questions, in other words: we are ‘problematic artisans’.”
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Michael Sheen and Garret Hedlund in “Tron: Legacy” (Walt Disney Co.) The float pilsner flutes, one of several variations of float glassware — a line of thermally resistant glassware designed and sold by molo studio, appeared on Star Trek …
Based on the success of their love letter light (sold out), molo design in Vancouver recently introduced cappello, a LED lamp that has various ways to play with the design. Adaptiveness and flexibility in design seem what they enjoy, and …
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Two young Barcelonans, Miquel del Río and Lluís Raich of RaichdelRio, recently completed the renovation project of the first floor of the Catalan Government building in Girona, Spain Continue Reading
space designed by Jaime Hayon
Revitalization Groninger Museum Completed
Since the opening in 1994, a total of 3,732,000 visitors have paid a visit to the Groninger Museum. However, on account of this overwhelming success the building was due for a revitalization. New spaces by Studio Job, Jaime Hayon and Maarten Baas were added to the museum and opened December 18, 2010.
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Pals Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi frequented the Roger Smith Hotel on Lexington Avenue at 47th Street in Manhattan and ‘most certainly saw this vaulted relief ceiling in the penthouse. Urban legend has it that this ceiling pattern at least partially inspired Fuller in the design of his famous geodesic dome.
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The new Mandarin Oriental Hotel by Patricia Urquiola in Barcelona
In the Sleep Hotel Design Awards in London, we were introduced to the award wining restaurant ‘Blanc’ in the new Mandarin Oriental in Barcelona. Instantly we were drawn to it and craved to present it to our Yatzer readers even as the slides of the interiors were still projecting on the wall.
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