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Items filtered by date: September 2011
Tuesday, 18 October 2011 11:33
Although now a global giant, sports brand Adidas is still based in the small German town where its founder Adolf “Adi” Dassler and his brother Rudolf Dassler – the father of rival sports brand Puma – were born more than 100 years ago. Since the 1990s, the brand’s headquarters have been situated in a decommissioned Second World War American military base, nestled in the Bavarian countryside. In this green and leafy landscape, Adidas has built a campus-like embassy, comprised of…
Tuesday, 18 October 2011 11:22
Riga is on the radar when it comes to office architecture and design. Earlier this year onoffice covered the DnB Nord Banka building by Audrius Ambrasas Architects (onoffice 49), a slick corporate HQ north of the Latvian capital’s old town. This new project, by architects Open AD, although equally eye catching, is at the opposite end of the scale – a rich, colourful, retro-looking interior for advertising agencies McCann Erickson Riga and Inspired. (The two agencies share the same parent…
Thursday, 06 October 2011 13:39
Leeds-based designer David Fox has launched a flexible bench for Ocee Design. Touch comprises single upholstered units linked by laptop or coffee tables to form larger seating. The benches are made from wooden frames wrapped in CHMR foam and supported by chromed wire legs.
Tuesday, 04 October 2011 15:23
German furniture company Brunner has launched a stackable chair suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Called Twin, the chair is a collaboration with Italian design studio Archirivolto and is a “robust and elegant all-rounder”. Twin is made from a single piece of lightweight glass-fibre-reinforced polypropylene and is described as a combination of German engineering know-how and Italian design.