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Revolving Boulton and Paul summerhouses don't come onto the market for sale very often, and even less frequently fully restored ones. Rachel Barron has been in touch with us to seek a buyer for what she calls her 'complete labour of love' which she describes as 'in the main entirely original and believed to be Boulton & Paul'. "We have restored it back to its former glory retaining a lot of the original structure," she says. "While it does not have a Boulton and Paul metal tag I believe it was made by them as it is identical in many ways to one of their designs." If you're interested in finding out more, please email Rachel directly -------------------------------------------------------------------- - Monday posts are sponsored by garden2office, the Swedish garden office specialists. Click here for more details .
Referencing warehouse lighting, Botega by Enrico Zanolla is a hanging lamp with a bowl-like shape and a metallic interior. The industrially-inspired design is made of ceramic, plastic, and cord. The outside comes in white or black and the inside comes in white, gold, or copper. Whatever color scheme one chooses, the cord matches the exterior [...] More...
This striking geometric office accessory was designed by Frederic Saulou for the new furniture manufacturer HAPTEIN. Composed a v-shaped catch-all and a cylindrical pencil holder, the product plays with iconic forms and delivers on function. Pairing black and white components, the marble design is high contrast and high style. From September 6-13, the piece can [...] More...
Basil is a series of cork and steel end tables designed by Arthur Leitner for La Petite Friture. The collection features side tables in sphere, pyramid, and parallelepiped shapes. In each of the three models, the cork is left natural while the steel is finished in white. The resulting designs are geometric yet low-key in [...] More...
"The aim of our proposal is not [to] compete to create another symbolic icon, but rather a structure that will preserve and enhance the current landscape views," write the architects. The architects also say that since that area of Shenzhen is built on unstable
If you love drooling over crazy architectural eye candy, here's one fantastic infographic you won't want to miss. In honor of World Architecture Day on October 6, Kon von der Schulenburg of Cantrell & Crowley compiled a visual list of the top ten most
The design of the Keck Institute for Space Studies called for not only the construction of a new modernist building, but also the historic renovation of the Tolman-Bacher House, a mission-style building constructed back in 1926. The renovated building, which
We’re no strangers to tiny homes, but these Chinese students just unveiled one of the smallest abodes we've ever seen! Developed as part of a school project at Yangzhou University, this locker-sized home fits a bed, a kitchen, a bathroom, and storage space
The Crest was designed as a demountable sculpture that tests the limits of a new construction technique involving the assembly of aluminum panels into a pre-stressed flat plate which is then lifted into a self-supporting structure. It signifies a connection