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In contrast to Western culture, furniture does not have much of a presence in traditional Japanese architecture and is extremely understated. At a recent exhibition jointly curated by Kengo Kuma and his long-term collaborator Time & Style, held in the manufacturer’s Amsterdam showroom, the architect explains, ‘The transparent nature of traditional Japanese architecture avoids heavy walls and uses slim pillars to support roofs, under which is an open-plan space. Paper-covered sliding windows called shoji act as walls, and even then these are often left open. Similarly, thin sliding doors divide interior spaces.’
‘As designers, we’ve became used to instinctively working within the limitations of manufacturing methods,’ says Michael Carr, creative director of British watch brand Uniform Wares. Now, however, a new manufacturing method devised to produce an entire…
There’s a whole science in the meanings of different colors. As an entrepreneur or designer, it’s essential to be aware of these color meanings and choose your colors wisely to help you achieve the results you are looking for.
Theo Peekstok is a talented photographer based in Rotterdam. It is also within this city that some of his photographs are taken. His series Pure, is composed of black and white, minimalist photographs that stimulate the imagination of the viewers.
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Weimar was the birthplace of Bauhaus – the modernist design and architecture school founded by Walter Gropius in 1919. It was the philosophy and style of Gropius and his teachings at the Bauhaus school, based in Weimar from 1919 to 1925 before it moved…