Monthly Archives: November 2008

Rainman Decanter by Matilda Sundén Ringnér

Swedish designer Matilda Sundén Ringnér designed the Rainman decanter, which creates a different wine experience by playing with the traditional way of pouring wine.

Visit Matilda Sundén Ringnér’s website – here.

Rainman is being produced by Skrufs Glasswork in Sweden.  Buy online – here.

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The Orcas Residence by Pb Elemental Architecture

Pb Elemental Architecture has recently completed this four unit multi-family project located in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. Each 1,100 sq. ft. home features concrete radiant flooring, custom open riser stairs, two master suites with private baths and a roof deck with territorial views.

Visit the website of Pb Elemental Architecture – here.

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Nurus at Orgatec 2008

Turkish furniture manufacturer Nurus had a large exhibit at the recently held Orgatec office furnishings show in Cologne, Germany. Below are some photos of their exhibit and their furniture.

Visit the Nurus website – here.


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Nu Asia Restaurant in Bahrain by SHH

UK based architects and designers SHH have designed and branded a new three-storey, 50,000 square foot, 300 seat restaurant in Bahrain called Nu Asia.

Visit the website of SHH – here.

Read the full description after the photos:

Nu Asia Bahrain

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Plasticamente Pavilion by Riccardo Giovanetti

Italian designer Riccardo Giovanetti has sent us photos of his Plasticamente Pavilion, which has been designed to host the premiere of the new Walt Disney movie Trilli.

Visit Riccardo Giovanetti’s website – here.

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More Mobile: Portable Architecture for Today

The Princeton Architectural Press has sent us a copy of the recently published book by Jennifer Siegal called “More Mobile: Portable Architecture for Today.” It’s the follow-up to her 2002 book “Mobile: The Art of Portable Architecture.”

The book is filled with fun, interesting, and creative examples of mobile and portable architecture like tents, trailers, shipping containers, inflatable buildings, and a variety of other creatively designed projects. The book mostly features compact mobile living units, but there’s also examples of a temporary school classroom, concert stages, pavilions, and retail stores.

Jennifer Siegal is the founder of the California based Office of Mobile Design.

Read more about the book on – here.

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