ICFF 2011

WAN Editorial

22 Jun 2011

In New York, design blooms in May. That's the time of design week and the annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair, a sort of serial dating affair between designers and makers. Now in its 24th year, the four-day event, held each year at the Javits Center, puts on view "what's next and best in design" as thousands of designers troll the cavernous exhibition space looking for inspiration.

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Stantec Architecture Ltd.

02 Jun 2011

Open for just six months, the Noam Gagnon Wellness Centre was selected by WE Magazine as "the best Pilates studio in Vancouver" and has subsequently been featured in the Wallpaper City Guide for Vancouver. Stantec provided Architecture, Interior Design, and Lighting Design for this new Pilates studio located on the second level of a 1970s retail building. The challenge for the design team was to

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ACT lighting design

02 Jun 2011

On first sight you see the shape of an egg, the two gateways inviting you to enter. Symbolic associations spring to the visitor's mind, suggesting richness and universality, linked to ideas of birth, unity, and perfection, of a cocoon, of transformation. The structure is a combination of 24 crossed spiral pairs, based on the Golden Number. This organic fractal structure that exists in the

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LDP Internaitonal Ltd

01 Jun 2011

LDPi were appointed by Awal Hoteling Company of Bahrain to undertake lighting design consultancy for the BWTC project. The new commercial development at BWTC, is located in the Manama business district. The new buildings that were designed by WS Atkins Architects consists of the twin office towers which are situated on the new shopping mall complex and car parking to form the towers' podium and

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Consullux Lighting Consultants / CEL

31 May 2011

The Engineering 5 Building is a multi-use engineering facility whose stated goal was the fostering of a vibrant intellectual community and the creation of a dramatic showcase for the creativity of the faculty and students. Within a modest budget and a densely programmed footprint, two innovative applications of readily available technology were developed to create striking architectural

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