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CONCRETE RINGS


© Beat Poet
 

A collaborative project between Beat Poet + 22designstudio of Taiwan

These rings are based on the brutalist ideas of architects such as Louis Kahn and the concrete architecture of Japanese architect Tadao Ando. His work is characterised by simple geometry and an almost exclusive use of concrete, with the formwork holes left intact. The concrete, imperfect and raw like a man-made contribution to the natural environment, ages gracefully in a wabi-sabi manner, making visible the invisible logic of nature.
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Wonderwall: Interior Invention


Photo © Kozo Takayama
 

How the Visionary Studio Behind BAPE’s Stores Defines Tokyo Retail

Wonderwall is the brainchild of Masamichi Katayama, a Tokyo-based architect and interior designer whose obsession with cuboid forms, glistening transparent surfaces and candy-colored grids has made him the go-to man for brands including Pierre Hermé, APC and Godiva for their retail concepts in Japan. Katayama founded the company in 2000, shortly after creating his first, career-defining store for cult streetwear label BAPE in 1998.
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Bookseat by Fishbol


 

A simple bookcase that playfully curves and becomes a seat, is a creative design responding to theadvent of multifunctional spaces in today’s urban living. Noted as one of the “ten must sees” atToronto Interior Design Show 2009. This piece is manufactured with Canadian birch plywood andavailable with a felt cushion in customizable colors.
weight: (15 Kg , 33 LBS) dimensions: 600x920x843 mm

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