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Design for life – episode 5 / odcinek 5

 

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Find 3 differences / Znajdz 3 roznice

Right. Now normally I am all about affordable, doable and accessible design. What I am showing below does not fall into any of these categories, but since seeing this post at Apartment Theory I am still choking with laughter and amazement.

OK, so first – find the difference between this…

14th st NY by Bill Peterson (from Apartment Therapy) - from the outside (closed)
14th st NY by Bill Peterson (from Apartment Therapy) - from the outside (closed)

…and this:

14th st NY by Bill Peterson (from Apartment Therapy) - from the outside (closed)
14th st NY by Bill Peterson (from Apartment Therapy) - from the outside (closed)

Still can’t get it? 🙂

Well, how about from the inside?

14th st NY by Bill Peterson (from Apartment Therapy) - from the inside (closed)
14th st NY by Bill Peterson (from Apartment Therapy) - from the inside (closed)

and…

14th st NY by Bill Peterson (from Apartment Therapy) - from the inside (open)
14th st NY by Bill Peterson (from Apartment Therapy) - from the inside (open)

How does it work??

A pair of buffers keeps the outside and inside environments separate. The first, a 42-inch-high railing of ultraclear glass, acts as a safety barrier. The second, an “air curtain wall system” that shoots air from the ceiling at high velocity, creates a thermal barrier and bug screen.

Courtesy of Apartment Therapy.

For a gripping article and for the ‘Before and After’ slideshow, see the original source: New Your Magazine’s Home Design – edition Fall 2009.

As always, I’d love to see what you think about this design 🙂

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Fakt. Zwykle przedstawiam tu przystepne cenowo, ‘rozsadne’ i wykonalne projekty. To co pokazuje ponizej nie nalezy do zadnej z tych kategorii, ale po prostu nie moglam sie powstrzymac bo od kiedy zobaczylam tego posta na Apartment Therapy, dalej dusze sie ze smiechu i zachwytu.

Powyzej konkurs – znajdz roznice na obrazkach 🙂 Najpierw z zewnatrz, potem z wewnatrz… czyz to nie jest absolutnie niesamowite??
Kazdy pewnie zada sobie pytanie – ale jak to dziala, przynajmniej pod wzgledem bezpieczenstwa? Otoz do pewnej wysokosci znajduje sie super przezroczysta szyba ktora ma zapobiegac wypadnieciu, natomiast z sufitu wydostaje sie bardzo mocny strumien powietrza ktory zatrzymuje cieplo i… muchy 🙂

Na podstawie postu z Apartment Therapy.

Aby zobaczyc oryginalny artykul przedstawiajacy ten nowojorski dom i obejrzec pokaz slajdow ‘Przed i po’, zapraszam do New Your Magazine’s Home Design – wydanie Jesien 2009.

No i jak zwykle – chetnie zobacze co myslicie o tym dezajnie 🙂


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Designers at V&A / Projektanci w V&A

I missed Kelly Hoppen. Yup. It happened. And it seems I’ll miss Lulu Guinness tomorrow and even Cath Kidston in November! Aaaarghh!

What am I talking about? I’m talking about the Friday Evening Talks at Victoria & Albert Museum, about which you can read here. The Talks feature artists, writers and designers talking about their work and inspiration. When I visited the Telling Tales exhibition recently (yes, I will finally get round to writing about it as it was A-MA-ZING) I took the leaflet with events, but to my perish I only flicked through it two days ago..

…and it turned out there was a talk by my guru Kelly Hoppen just 2 weeks ago… and even though Miss Lulu is only to appear tomorrow, and Miss Cath in two weeks, there is no chance to see either of them, as all tickets are obviously sold out and though I’m on the waiting list, I was not given much hope…

But I managed to get a ticket for a talk by Konstantin Grcic, an industrial designer behind these objects:

Stackable Chair_One by Konstantin Grcic for Magis
Stackable Chair_One by Konstantin Grcic for Magis
Osorom seating for Moroso
Osorom seating for Moroso
Orcus secretary desk by Konstantin Grcic - closed
Orcus secretary desk by Konstantin Grcic - closed
Orcus secretary desk by Konstantin Grcic - open
Orcus secretary desk by Konstantin Grcic - open

Click on Konstantin’s picture below to go to his website and see more designs:

Konstantin Grcic
Konstantin Grcic

Konstantin Grcic is an award-winning industrial designer whose work includes objects for Capellini, Iitalia, Krup and Muji. He is also the curator of the Serpentine Gallery’s forthcoming show, Design Rea. His own work is pared-down and combines formal strictness with mental acuity and humour. He discuss the ideas behind the exhibition and his career with Alice Rawsthorn, design critic for the International Herald Tribune.

So, hopefully this will be as inspiring as all that I’ve missed and will miss…

…who am I kidding, I’m still in despair!

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Design for life – episode 2 / odcinek 2

As promised, here goes the the second episode of Design for life with Philippe Starck, and it starts to get pretty nasty!:

ps. Not that I’m boasting BUT I found out last night that I got maximum points from both assignments at my design academy 🙂

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Tak jak obiecalam, oto drugi odcinek programu dezajnerskiego z Philippem Starckiem – Design for life.

ps. Nie tam żebym się chwaliła, ale dowiedziałam się wczoraj wieczorem że dostałam maksimum punktów z obu zadań które dostarczyłam niedawno do mojej akademii dezajnu 🙂

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Design for life – episode 1 / odcinek 1

You remember when I said Design for Life starring the genious Philippe Starck has started on BBC a few weeks ago?

Well it turned out that BBC iPlayer is only available in the UK so for those who asked to see it.. here you go 🙂

First episode here:

Further episodes will follow shortly 🙂

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Pamietacie jak mowilam ze nowy program Design for Life ktorego prowadzacym jest wspanialy projektant Philippe Starck zaczal sie niedawno na BBC?

Daliscie mi znac ze BBB iPlayer do ktorego podalam wczesniej link nie dziala w PL, dlatego powyzej wklejam pierwszy odcinek.

Kolejne niedlugo 🙂

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