Tag: diseño de mobiliario

The Shakers…| Elías Cueto
29-07-2016 No Comments

The Shakers…| Elías Cueto

In the middle of the 18th century and Ann Lees’s slant, the Shakers are constituted by the first time as a Protestant community split of the Quákeros. The essential beginning of this group is the celibacy, the equality between sexes, the community of goods and the confession. To measured of the 19th century they are the most widespread Utopian community […]

Wine Store in Madrid | mecanismo
20-07-2016 No Comments

Wine Store in Madrid | mecanismo

The project consists of the complete remodeling of a business premises afoot of street, turning it into a shop of wines into the one that the representation of the principal elements of the warehouse is present. The shop is the warehouse, and the corks, bottles, glasses and boxes of wine believe a landscape related to the above mentioned world. Since […]

Another education of Vienna | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
18-07-2016 30 Comments

Another education of Vienna | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

It is possible to be interesting after that an international meeting was celebrated last week in our Faculty of Architecture of the Investigation in Architecture to speak about the House Wittgenstein, which there constructed in 1929, together with his great friend and architect Paul Engelmann (1891-1965), in Vienna, Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), one of the most relevant philosophers of the century […]

Isaac Díaz Pardo | Elías Cueto
24-06-2016 61 Comments

Isaac Díaz Pardo | Elías Cueto

Pasan ya más unos años desde que gracias a Alfonso Mato y guiados por Isaac Díaz Pardo varios amigos tuvimos la oportunidad de visitar el Instituto Gallego de Información. Hoy y después de dudar mucho, me permito compartir alguna de las imágenes tomadas en aquella visita llamando la atención sobre las sillas diseñadas y fabricadas por el creador del Laboratorio […]

Mechanical stairs | Sergio de Miguel
30-05-2016 1,279 Comments

Mechanical stairs | Sergio de Miguel

We imagine the remote moment in which our ancestors invented the mechanism of the stairs. The physical resource to be able to go up or go down walking a slope with ease. The happy occurrence to have successive horizontal planes displaced in vertical and diagonal with which go surpassing a change of level. Almost any change of level. The stairs […]

Transformar, intervenir, modificar, adaptar… ¿copiar? | Elías Cueto
13-05-2016 195 Comments

Transformar, intervenir, modificar, adaptar… ¿copiar? | Elías Cueto

En una fugaz conversación con Magdalena surgió este tema de la originalidad de los diseños, de cómo y hasta dónde copiar, de lo significativo de un diseño por sus antecedentes y sus referencias… Un ejemplo: 1-380 de Horgenglarus. El fabricante suizo ha desarrollado una gran cantidad de sillas caracterizadas por su diseño contenido y poco provocador. El modelo Classic 1-380 […]

12 looks::Riverside
05-04-2016 One Comment

12 looks::Riverside

“The multidisciplinary 12 looks::Riverside project promotes the creative investigation To Corunna and the Ribeira Sacra they are the locations in those who develop the initiatives.” The Vilaseco Creative Laboratory Gallery and Hijos de Rivera Corporation present the program 12looks::Riverside, a cultural multidisciplinary project that develops in two very differentiated environments, the urban one, in A Coruña, and other one rural, in […]

Otto e mezzo | Elías Cueto
29-01-2016 2 Comments

Otto e mezzo | Elías Cueto

In the hedonistic and decadent context of a nineteenth-century resort stand out a series of original seats. Vacation chairs of white color from which the prominent figures, impeccably dresses, submit to the good life and are left to see proud with all his miseries and hysterias. Seemingly autobiographical, Fellini’s movie peels the problems of identity, insecurity and creative crisis across […]

Chair Farm (Cultivating chairs) | Xosé Suárez
21-12-2015 258 Comments

Chair Farm (Cultivating chairs) | Xosé Suárez

Is it possible to cultivate a chair instead of making it, dismantling the paradigm of the industrial production? To this question Werner Aisslinger is going to give response in the fair I design Ventura Lambratte of Milan, as part of a collective project named Instant Stories. The German designer, who already has been employed at other experimental projects as the […]

Deployé | Elías Cueto
23-11-2015 41 Comments

Deployé | Elías Cueto

The deployé is a transformed metal-worker, a product obtained from a simple flat sheet of steel to which a few longitudinal cuts are practised to stretch it later in the direction perpendicular to the above mentioned cuts. Of this form a new sheet is obtained, with form of enrrejado and up to five times more light. This technology uses for […]

Lusi Table | cenlitrosmetrocadrado
28-10-2015 No Comments

Lusi Table | cenlitrosmetrocadrado

Every time it turns out to be more frequent to find professionals who develop his activity of complete or partial form from his domicile, that besides an economic saving and of time it allows a major flexibility in the organization of the activities. This alteration in the habits of life needs also a response from other planes since they can […]

In one piece | Elías Cueto
26-10-2015 20 Comments

In one piece | Elías Cueto

The sophistication in the design and construction of the chairs has had much that to see with the assembly of different materials and forms. Nevertheless the technology does possible chairs of an alone piece in those who the material, his form, or simply the technology and the process of shaped, reach a singular expressiveness. In what to the designs of […]

Design Fest 2015
24-09-2015 No Comments

Design Fest 2015

From October 22 to October 24 the Perla Tapatía will be of holiday since there will be carried out the ninth edition of the International Festival of design best known as DESIGNFEST, undoubtedly some celebration to the talent, the creativity and the innovation. The ninth edition of the International Festival of Design DESIGNFEST 2015 catalogued as the biggest Event of […]

Cantilever Chair | Xosé Suárez
14-09-2015 26 Comments

Cantilever Chair | Xosé Suárez

According to the dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy, a chair is a “seat with support, in general with four legs, and in that alone a person fits”. This academic definition can turn out to be very debatable from the point of view of the personal experience, and generates an interesting controversy: is it a chair the tape that wraps […]

…chairs and smiles | Elías Cueto
03-08-2015 One Comment

…chairs and smiles | Elías Cueto

In “philosophy of the design” it was aiming At Vilém Flusser that the objects hinder, that “object” the own word he shares with the word “obstacle” his Latin root: ob-iectum. And the philosopher was indicating the way for those who were attentive: The convenience of which in a future the designers were insisting less and less on the quality of […]

Alvar Aalto 1898-1976. Organic architecture, art and design
02-07-2015 No Comments

Alvar Aalto 1898-1976. Organic architecture, art and design

Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) was the most important Finnish architect of his generation and a leading exponent of modernism viewed from a humanistic perspective. His buildings, such as the Paimio Tuberculosis Sanatorium, the Viipuri (Viborg) Library and the Villa Mairea, all situated in Finland, embody a masterful, organic interplay of volume, materials and light. Aalto’s laminated plywood chairs made him one […]

Fast Wood Festival 2015
26-06-2015 No Comments

Fast Wood Festival 2015

Workshop of construction with wood. . Valencia, 27 Jul-02 Aug 2015 Fast Wood Festival is a workshop of construction in wood, where to learn to be employed the wood at a summer environment. Across different activities, we will make our own furniture, will construct scenes where to show all our art and will take part in a joint project of major […]

Ilmari Tapiovaara (1914-1999). An introduction
16-06-2015 No Comments

Ilmari Tapiovaara (1914-1999). An introduction

This Artek’s documentary presents an interesting approach on work and the personality of the Finnish designer Ilmari Tapivaara, outstanding pupil of the teachers of the Modern Movement and creator of several of the icons of the design of the 20th century. “A chair is not just a seat – it is the key to the whole interior” from Artek oy […]

The manufacturer of urns | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
27-04-2015 No Comments

The manufacturer of urns | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

The objects claim, in occasions, the appearance of certain architectures. His antiquity, his rarety or his value is done by worthy inhabitants of exclusive spaces, it was already of our scope and our customs. The objects are liberated then of the frictions that the daily use imposes and occupy the place sensitive and protected from the gem: chattels transformed by […]

Vagalume | Isabel Domínguez Pérez
07-04-2015 No Comments

Vagalume | Isabel Domínguez Pérez

The multidisciplinary artist Guillermo Charlín along his biography, has happened for the painting, architecture, sculpture, the industrial design and the lighting. Charlín, began, his first gaits, 25 years ago, in a study of architecture in Vilagarcía de Arosa, work that it was combining with the painting. Later there moved to Santiago for cofundar Tokonoma, company of lighting and promotion of […]

Street furniture made with recycled plastic | Ecoproyecta
07-01-2015 No Comments

Street furniture made with recycled plastic | Ecoproyecta

Ecoproyecta has designed a few banks and tables type picnic that they are made by profiles of plastic recycled (Ecorenova company). This one is a resistant, stable material and that does not need any type of maintenance. It comes from the valuation of the packings that we we all separate in the yellow containers, and that after a process of selection […]

From giving form from the pain and the misery | Pedro Hernández
21-11-2014 No Comments

From giving form from the pain and the misery | Pedro Hernández

“Paimio is a praise of the civilization filtered through an ideal humanist; but, in spite of this characterization, it cannot conceal that the final destination of all this effort can come down to receiving and trying to encourage a disease. Formulated in other terms, it is in the same decrease from the ideal theoretical one of the first rationalism towards […]

María Lopez Mata - Juan Carlos Mancho Trigo · Design | MV
16-10-2014 One Comment

María Lopez Mata – Juan Carlos Mancho Trigo · Design | MV

After the summer rest, probably too long, we recapture the section, with new protagonists. If in the previous interview we approach the field of the photography, today we come closer other one of the prolific fields the design. Along the history of the contemporary architecture we can find magnificent examples of this association, and from that there have arisen pieces […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (XI) | Cristina García-Rosales
05-09-2014 One Comment

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (XI) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (X) | Cristina García-Rosales I have tried to discover a few arquitectas and designers not known for the great public, who maybe design with another look, placing the human being in the center of his projects, that is to say, to the user. The debate is opened. And to end I […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (X) | Cristina García-Rosales
29-08-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (X) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IX) | Cristina García-Rosales The second arquitecta was Rita Fernandez Queimadelos, also not known. It was employed at Madrid, Murcia and Barcelona, even it does little it was living also and was an accustomed internaut at his 92 years. María Juana Ontañón was the fourth woman in obtaining the title of […]

Antoni Arola. Talking with the light
07-08-2014 No Comments

Antoni Arola. Talking with the light

Antoni Arola sat in his desk, surrounded with his objets trouvés, his books, his light, Antoni Arola discovers in this interview his how it approaches the process of creation of a lamp, the way that continues to go on from the original idea to an object of lighting with own entity. It speaks about his form of looking, of his […]

Josef Albers: Minimal Means, Maximum Effect
02-07-2014 No Comments

Josef Albers: Minimal Means, Maximum Effect

Josef Albers: Minimal Means, Maximum Effect is the first retrospective in Spain devoted to Josef Albers (1888–1976). Comprising more than one hundred works of art in addition to furniture, objects, photographs, and a range of documentary material, the exhibition has been devised and developed over the last years in close collaboration with The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation (Bethany, Connecticut). […]

Muros Chair | domohomo arquitectos
11-06-2014 One Comment

Muros Chair | domohomo arquitectos

The Muros chair is an object that there is born fruit of a project of rehabilitation that we are taking to end in domohomo architects, in the villa that gives name to this furniture and where the majority of the elements are realized by wood of chestnut-tree, structure, panelings, carpentries, coatings, etc. Of this so narrow nearness with this material […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IX) | Cristina García-Rosales
09-06-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IX) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VIII) | Cristina García-Rosales In Spain she was Matilde Ucelay our first arquitecta and since it finishes his studies in 1936, up to the current moment, 72 years have happened and several generations of women. If there is an arquitecta that should be known in Spain she is, she, Matilde Ucelay […]

History in the making
28-05-2014 No Comments

History in the making

Arne Jacobsen, one of the world’s most famous architects within furniture design, shows us history in the making. The cooperation between Arne Jacobsen (1902 – 1971) and Fritz Hansen dates back to 1934. But in was in 1952 the break-through came with the Ant™. It was succeeded by the Series 7™ in 1955. This propelled his and Fritz Hansen’s names […]