Furnitecture: Furniture That Transforms Space

By Anna Yudina

Presents a wave of designers who're making use of architectural innovations to create cutting edge new furnishing options

Furnitecture is a sourcebook exploring the furniture, inside environments, and options for small areas on the assembly element among layout and structure. The booklet beneficial properties the paintings of a emerging iteration of designers around the globe who're beginning to take into consideration furnishings in an architectural approach, leading to items that brilliantly rework inside spaces.

Boosted by means of electronic layout and new production probabilities, furnishings layout that morphs into “micro structure” is among the such a lot cutting edge fields of layout at the present time. Surveyed listed below are 1000s of examples of those gadgets, together with bookshelves which may dynamically divide and reshape a room, chairs that create intimate room-like enclosures, and self-contained, expandable kitchen cubes. From Chicago-based enterprise Bureau Spectacular’s “Briefcase house,” and eastern architect Shigeru Ban’s relocating bins inside rooms to Dutch designers Makkink & Bey’s conversational Ear Chairs and the French atelier 37.2’s sequence of self-standing cubes, Furnitecture opens the door to a global of layout invention and innovation.

provided in a compact, fantastically illustrated layout, this quantity could be an important source for designers and hip shoppers all over. four hundred+ colour illustrations

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_, ' ·-. ',:.. BLIO NEU LAND PASTER & GELDMACHER I KRISTALIA. IT via deconstructing and rotating a customary bookcase, reconfiguring it right into a sequence of smaller devices with aspect entry, Eva Paster and Michael Geldmacher aimed to recreate the adventure of exploring a wide library, aisle through aisle. 'The act of getting into a bookshelf, rather than simply status in entrance of it, intensifies the immersion into the realm of books,' they clarify. A Blio-equipped lounge bargains eventualities: a serene " association of white surfaces, or a call for participation to interact with its mystery booths. ETAGERE DE COIN MONTIGNY STUDIO DESSUANT BONE I CINNA. FR RODERICK VOS 1 This nook shelf' via Marie Dessuant 'The constructivist method of product of Studio Dessuant Bone is a part of the Objets Vagues assortment, for layout has continuously appealed to me as a designer,' admits Roderick Vos. which the clothier moved clear of This layout for a cabinet either borrows undemanding typologies to discover 'areas of hesitation and in-between from the Constructivists and argues with them. a scientific process spaces', encouraging clients to interpret is utilized to the structural body, whereas the association of the garage devices items of their personal manner. This cupboard of curiosities, leaning opposed to the nook seems to be random. of a room and perched on a step ladder, either exploits the unused house and highlights its vacancy. z zero t; ::> 0:: I-" V') z zero u w zero M l/) zero - r - ALDA, GIULIO IACCHITTI (P. sixty four) OBU: unique BIPOLAR devices BONA·LEMERCIER - -- I I. /) w ... J :::::> zero zero ~ ~ I. /) ~ u zero co ... J '° L{) zero Paris-based architects Bona-Lemercier constructed the unique Bipolar devices, or OBU, as a multifunctional resolution for CNEAI, the nationwide centre for modern image arts. OBUs shape a part of an clever intervention inside of a background development, and are used as archive garage, exhibition screens, store apparatus, workplace furnishings and video-viewing systems. every one unit is made from metal sheets, bent at ninety° and slotted into one another to shape a field. Conceived either as modular garage devices and development blocks, they're held jointly by way of magnetic rubber bands, taking into account complicated cantilevered shapes. effortless to construct and disassemble, OBUs can repurpose an area in a minimal period of time. MAGNETIOUE go UNIT SWEN KRAUSE I MOORMANN. OE PHILIPPE NIGRO I GRUPPO-SINTESl. COM The layout of Swen Krause's wall-mounted steel sheet and garage bins with magnetic backs (above) is versatile adequate to permit for an never-ending number of preparations and configurations. Philippe Nigro created his partition bookcase (right) via multiplying a unmarried, chrome steel module. The interlocking modules shape cubicles of differing sizes to comprise CDs, books, magazines, etc. i • ' - ~ ~ -~ • jJ -~ • -- r~ TWIST & LOCK HARRY THALER clothier Harry Thaler's anarchic proposal for a shelving procedure (left and less than) performs ',. ,. ~ .... ,,"QI with conventional apple crates, that are stored jointly by means of customdesigned twisting and locking parts.

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