FURNITURE / Tartu
On the second week of February world’s leading meeting place for Scandinavian design – Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair 2018 – took place. The fair filled a space as big as 40 000 square meters with the freshest interior and lighting innovations. Oot-Oot visited the fair and checked out which new products, materials, economic and technological solutions have been brought on the design market.
The result of a partnership between the Diesel Living team and Scavolini, Diesel Open Workshop is a new chapter following on from the astounding success of the Diesel Social Kitchen, "a new idea" that is set to be just as successful, if not outright more effective in evocative terms.
With artisan The Exclusiva kitchen model designed by Vuesse is a perfect marriage of classical architecture with the linearity of contemporary design: this collection belongs to the category of classic products, while also introducing a modern twist.
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Radis is an Estonian furniture design and production company, all of its products are made from birch plywood and oilwaxed with different tones. At Tallinn Furniture Fair Radis presented brand new items. Most popular was the extendable dinner table NAM-NAM.
Flux Swing, the latest new Scavolini model designed by Giugiaro Design, offers the perfect rapport between the living room and the kitchen, where the volumes, proportions and shapes coexist in a perfect balance.
The Favilla kitchen thus offers an unprecedented linearity which will never go out of fashion, to create a place that is simply elegant and functional - industrial appeal, country atmosphere, international style or traditional taste.
Pivoting around a metal point, Corian rings shape a wonderful modern sink called the Orbit Sink. Imagined by industrial designer Alessandro Isola as a contemporary design alternative that brightens up spaces with its sleek elegance, this exciting sink design draws inspiration from the simplicity of a cylinder.
The new advertising agency office design for Wieden+Kennedy New York takes the “playground” tone down a notch only to focus on work-related necessities without forgetting aesthetics. Well known for their work with Nike, Wieden+Kennedy New York’s offices were recently updated to suit their employees’ and company’s needs. The agency’s new 50,000 square feet New York offices flaunt a rounded walnut-clad staircase connecting two of the three floors.
Lately in Europe there has been a large growth of different stretch ceilings manufacturers and installers, so we decided to analyse how to distinguish them from each other. Researching the web, all manufacturers and installers seem to have similar prices and quality, so it may be difficult to tell the difference between them. There are a lot of stretch ceiling providers, but the product itself is quite new for many countries and there isn´t a lot of information available.
The Consumer Electronics Association on 11 November awarded the Estonian speakers, called Estelon Extreme, the “Best in Innovation” award in the High Performance Home Audio and Video product category.
If you have too many small things at home and you just can’t seem to find enough free space for them, there are always great storage solutions out there. Storage solutions always depend on the space available to you, so in case your house is very crowded, you can choose to store your things in drawers or in cabinets.
The best edition ever: a large turnout of professionals from the trade on all three days of the event. The wide range of advanced professional training activities on offer attracted keen and active participation, and the new suggestive location of TriestEspresso in the Old Port of Trieste, right next to the warehouses where coffee was stored from the 1800s, was much appreciated.
Robeiro Oliveira Silva – ICO: “In Trieste to celebrate the culture of espresso” An occasion to celebrate espresso coffee with guests from all over the world. TriestEspresso Expo, the most important fair devoted exclusively to espresso coffee organized by Aries, is back for its seventh edition from 23 to 25 October 2014 to honour high quality Italian coffee in all its forms.
Building and Interior Fair 2014 will take place at Tartu Fairs Centre on 16 - 18 October 2014. Tartu Fairs Centre has long tradition for organising construction themed fairs, this year’s will be 20th. time it takes place.
The Estonian exhibition Interspace (in Estonian ‘Vaba ruum’) at this year’s la Biennale di Venezia is exploring new tendencies in public placemaking. In an information society, the fundamental communicative role of architecture is being challenged by networked technologies that produce a multitude of personalized understandings of the public sphere.