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kitokino architecture composes ‘anjou house’ as three linked blocks in suburban japan

In the suburbs of Japan , kitokino architecture has completed ‘Anjou House’ for a couple and their three children. Combining wood , corrugated light-gray facades, and a sculptural rooftop, the 146 sqm residence sits in balanced contrast with its surroundings, populated mostly by subdued and semi-traditional apartment buildings.

Dior Maison launches outdoor furniture collection

Dior Maison has enlisted the skills of French designer Sam Baron to create a collection of outdoor furniture, which features shapes and silhouettes based on the iconic Medallion chair. The Dior Maison Outdoor Collection encompasses a chair and armchair, and two tables – one with a round top and the second with a square top.

FFFAAARRR architecture studio builds monumental brick housing complex in jakarta

Indonesian architecture studio FFFAAARRR completes a light-filled apartment complex in Jakarta, standing as a monumental array of interconnected brick boxes. Titled Kos Haji Baun – kos being an Indonesian term describing an apartment building or boarding house – the project is located in the city’s Haji Baun neighborhood which has recently seen rapid commercial development and an increasing demand for housing.


Studio Pretext Mugs Make Ceramic the Main Character

If you love Les Pieds de Biche’s handmade terrazzo goods as much as we do, you’re going to want to hear about their new sister brand – Studio Pretext . Studio Pretext crafts modern, sculptural mugs out of raw ceramic, bringing an earthy look and natural texture to your kitchen and tabletop.

Houseplant’s Ridge Ashtray Smokes With Mid-Century Nostalgia

If we ever run into Seth Rogan or his Houseplant cohort Evan Goldberg, we’ll have to thank them for their efforts in elevating the cannabis and smoking accessories category with a respectable degree of design that speaks to our mid-century appreciative hearts.

Claire Ellis Makes Vessels From Waste Clay, Eggshells, Glass, and More

Claire Ellis is a Canadian-born ceramic artist and designer based in Naarm (Melbourne). While working as a chef at one of the world’s best restaurants in Naarm, Attica, Claire began making tableware for the tasting menu and created a ceramics studio within the restaurant. Claire left Attica to focus on ceramics full-time in April 2021.

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