Unusual ceiling treatment in a building that formerly housed Boeing’s Continental Graphics and an Edsel car dealership. The block is now being developed to become the locus of a new destination district in Los Angeles.
Gestalten.tv is proud to present an exclusive video interview with Marilyn Neuhart, author of “The Story of Eames Furniture”, and her husband John. Both have worked with the Eames Office in various capacities from the 1950s. Having been in close proximity to Charles and Ray Eames as well as the members of the Eames Office and their patron manufacturers for almost 30 years, the Neuharts had the extraordinary opportunity to absorb their stories. At their Los Angeles home, they tell the tale of working with Charles Eames in Gestalten.tv’s latest look behind the Eames.
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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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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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
Photo © Jan Chlebik
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