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Vanke Plaza

This Tianjin Vanke Plaza Jiuong Road is located in the Hexi district of Tianjin, China on the North of the People's Park and Southeast of the Five Avenue historical district. Its surrounding includes government offices, residential compounds and the Tianjin Foreign Studies University. New copper panels and glass curtain wall allowing natural light and visibility in and out of the shopping mall complement the white panels of the facade which in a way still refer the local Century Mart supermarket prior to its renovation.

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Canopy by Hilton

The canopy Chengdu City Center is centrally located at the Tianfu Square. Local cultural elements welcome guests throughout the hotel (Sichuan opera, book cabinets, tea culture, spicy food, architecture...). The lighting design is not only functional, but also focuses on these cultural elements as to make guests feel comfortable in this glocal hotel.

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Talento Unlimited

The design of Talento cabinet by Edoardo Colzani is a containing unit with a particular visual impact where crafstmanship and design come together in a wise balance of empty and full and an alternation of different depths and proportions. The new texture in liquid metal embellishes and emphasizes the two doors. The use of liquid metal on the door surfaces, enhances the visible and tactile textures animating the surface of the doors with three-dimensional effects. The opening of the doors reveals the interior part entirely lacquered in liquid metal and equipped with glass and lacquered.

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Ska V29

Solid natural larch wood table worked with numerical control machines and finished by hand, the particularity is the shape that recalls the position of the trees, demolished by the Vaia storm that hit the Dolomites and represented by solid wood larch wood axes themselves. The hand-polished surface makes the surface opaque and smooth to the touch and enhances its veins and shapes. The base, made of powder-coated steel, represents the pine forest before the storm passes.

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Stool Glavy Roda

Stool Glavy Roda embodies the qualities inherent to the Head of the Family: integrity, organization and self-discipline. Right angles, circle and a rectangle shapes in combination with ornament elements support the connection of the past and the present, making the chair as timeless object. The chair is made of wood with the use of eco-friendly coatings and can be painted in any desired color. Stool Glavy Roda will naturally fit into any interior of an office, hotel or private home.

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Tatamu

By 2050 two thirds of the earth population will live in cities. The main ambition behind Tatamu is to provide flexible furniture for people whose space is limited, including those who are frequently moving. The aim is to create an intuitive furniture that combines robustness with an ultra-thin shape. It takes only one twisting movement to deploy the stool. While all the hinges made of durable fabric keeping it light weight, the wooden sides provide stability. Once pressure is applied to it, the stool only gets stronger as its pieces lock together, thanks to its unique mechanism and geometry.

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