The old deanery of Geel is conserved and restored, by which the room structure is preserved. At the back a new building is connected to the historically valuable building. A spacious and semi-open inner garden creates distance between the deanery and the new building, which together house a large shoe shop. From that first inner garden you can look at certain points of view through the new 'hall-shaped' volume to the park in the inner area.
VDF teamed up with Lensvelt for a series of live talks exploring the furniture brand's collaborations with designers Maarten Baas, Joep van Lieshout and Fabio Novembre. To kick off the collaboration, Lensvelt founder Hans Lensvelt introduced the brand in a live Screentime conversation. Lensvelt's founder spoke about the history of the Dutch furniture brand and
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Founders of 2LG Studio Russell Whitehead and Jordan Cluroe have written a book to empower people to embrace colour in their interiors. Here they pick their top five projects. Called Making Living Lovely, the book lays out the 2LG Studio – short for Two Lovely Gays – design philosophy and takes the reader through the
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Although chemist and inventor Otto Rohm had first come up with the idea for plexiglass in 1901, it wasn’t until 1933 that the Rohm & Haas company first introduced it to the market under the trademark name Plexiglas. The material, which is considered a lightweight and shatter-resistant alternative to glass, has had a fascinating history and experienced a multitude of different uses in that time. Today, plexiglass continues to be utilized in new and interesting ways, including as a potential means with which to help combat coronavirus spread. Restaurants, stores, and other businesses have begun using plexiglass partitions as protective shields for both workers and customers, especially as cities and towns slowly reopen. Below, we dive into this unusual material, addressing its material properties, its history, and the ways it continues to be used today.
Sportswear company Nike looked to the suit-makers of Savile Row to design London-based Chelsea Football Club's home kit for the upcoming 2020/2021 Premier League season. The home kit, which will be used by Chelsea Football Club's men's and women's teams, has a blue shirt and shorts that are both covered with a herringbone pattern. Nike
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The verandah is an architectural element in regional Victorian towns that is fundamental for social interactions by drawing locals out of their houses towards the street front. Hello Houses, two townhouses in Port Fairy found 390 kilometres south-west of Melbourne, morphs this essential element to create frontal courtyards.