The winning design for the Helsinki Guggenheim

Helsinki GuggenheimThe Paris architect firm ‘Moreau Kusunaki Architects‘ is the winner of the Guggenheim Helsinki Project. Their proposal, titeled Art in the City is a black lighthouse of a breathtaking design with a strong Finnish character. It is an environmentally-concious building made of locally sourced timber and glass. It will be situated near the Observatory Park, connected to the pavillions and the South harbour.

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This is fantastic news for all people loving art and architecture and it is obviously  a big day for Helsinki and for the whole Scandinavian art market ! The adventure now continues…

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David Adjaye designs ‘Double Zero’ chairs for Moroso

The architect David Adjaye launched an Art Deco-influenced seating range for Moroso at the Salone del Mobile furniture fair in Milan this year. This line is a celebration of form and minimalism with a very strong Art Deco influence.

” I’m interested in forms that encircle and forms that look the same from the front as they do the back. It’s more of a sculptural concern. “

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I love the two circular pads that form the seat and back.

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The one and only Paola Navone

Paola Navone is an incredible interior designer, architect and art director from Italy. I love everything she does, she’s a true visionary !

What I like most about her style is that she always tries to combine modern design with traditional handicraft. She is also a pioneer of shabby-chic style that’s become so popular nowadays. She mixes and matches different styles and different influences in everything she does, which makes her style very eclectic and recognisable.

She has worked with the biggest and the most famous ones in the industry : Armani, Knoll International, Natuzzi, Alessi, just to name a few.

Some of her designs :

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Her superb Paris loft :

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The photos are taken from http://www.marieclairemaison.com/