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River House by MCK Architects

MCK Architects designed the River House in Sydney, Australia.


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Last Call for Entries – A’ Design Awards & Competition


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A’ Design Awards & Competition – Call for Entries


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Today is the six year anniversary of CONTEMPORIST and we’d like to say a big THANK YOU to everyone that reads the site, sends in submissions, links to us, advertises with us and sends us emails of encouragement.

Thanks again to everyone who has made CONTEMPORIST a daily read and we hope that you’ll continue to like what you see in our 7th year.

THUMP presents Up Next, an interactive fireworks show

June 19_Samsung Thump

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Facetada by AndreuCarulla Studio

AndreuCarulla Studio have designed a ceiling lamp called Facetada.

You can watch a ‘making of ‘ video – here


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Sound House by Roger Ferris + Partners

Roger Ferris + Partners designed the Sound House in Fairfield, Connecticut.


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Villa Rieteiland-Oost by Egeon Architecten

Egeon Architecten have designed a house on the Rieteiland-Oost island in the IJburg residential development in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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Venus of Cupertino at Tent London 2012

As part of the London Design Festival, CONTEMPORIST visited the Tent London design event, where British designer Scott Eaton exhibited his Venus of Cupertino iPad docking stations.

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CONTEMPORIST at the 2012 London Design Festival

In a few days, CONTEMPORIST will be travelling to London to report on the London Design Festival that is happening between September 14th-23rd. During that time, we will be visiting 100% Design, Design Junction, Tent London, Decorex, Designersblock, The V&A Museum, and a variety of other events.

If you know of anything else you think we should be seeing, send us an email.

Non là Clocks by Studio Klass for Diamantini & Domeniconi

Milan-based Studio Klass have created the Non là ceramic table clocks for Diamantini & Domeniconi

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Sound Sculpture by Zimoun (VIDEO)

The artist Zimoun, in collabortation with Architect Hannes Zweifel, created this sound sculpture installation at the MNAC Contemporary Art Museum in Bucharest, Romania.

Watch the video on Vimeo – here.

The Making of the Opto Sculpture by Phil Price (VIDEO)

New Zealand-based artist Phil Price has created a time-lapse video of the creation and installation of his Opto sculpture.

Watch the video on Vimeo – here.

Antony Gormley’s Still Standing (VIDEO)

In this video, British sculptor Antony Gormley talks about his Still Standing exhibition.

Watch the video on Vimeo – here.

Ne Dérangez Pas Mes Cercles by Julie Biron

Julie Biron, an independent architect practicing in Berlin, created “Ne Dérangez Pas Mes Cercles” (Do Not Disturb My Circles) for the 2012 Lively Architecture Festival in Montpellier, France.

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