News and Events » Cabinets & Bookcases http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events Thu, 01 Sep 2016 15:43:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.10 New Cabinet Designed by David Chipperfield http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/decorators-designers/new-cabinet-designed-by-david-chipperfield/ http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/decorators-designers/new-cabinet-designed-by-david-chipperfield/#comments Wed, 23 Sep 2015 13:56:25 +0000 http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/?p=2128 British renowned architect David Chipperfield has designed his new cabinet inspired by ancient Greece. This project was the first to be launched in collaboration with David Gill Gallery, where this furniture piece is on display.

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Made of bronze, steel and glass bookshelves, this cabinet contain elements that reference the architecture of the greek classical age. Besides, the name of the collection – Ionic – is one of the three orfers of Classical Architecture, along with Doric and Corinthian.

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According to David Chipperfield, this exhibitions was a chance to create furniture that was free from all the usual commercial restrictions dictated by the marketplace.david-chipperfield-presents-new-cabinet-inspired-by-ancient-greek-architecture  (3)  New Cabinet Designed by David Chipperfield david chipperfield presents new cabinet inspired by ancient greek architecture 3

The blackened steel shelves of the cabinets and bookcases rest on a bronze framework that uses slender supporting poles. The cylindrical rods are fluted to represent the Ionic columns, and are capped with flat sections on either end so they can be fixed to the horizontal sections of the frame.

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“With David Gill, we were able to operate outside the conventional commercial furniture system – it was strange and yet very interesting,” said David. “I still wanted to make a utilitarian object but didn’t see utility as its primary concern – or the economy of means.”

For more news about design events in London see also: 

Christopher Guy Exhibits at London Design Festival 

Tom Dixon Presents Multiplex at London Design Festival 2015 

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Paviljoen-achtige box by Filip Janssens http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/design-products/paviljoen-achtige-box-by-filip-janssens/ http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/design-products/paviljoen-achtige-box-by-filip-janssens/#comments Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:23:18 +0000 http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/?p=1238 A week after the end of MILAN DESIGN WEEK, that’s the time to present you the design bookcase Paviljoen-achtige box by Filip Janssens one of the pieces selected by Yatzer as one of the best products of Milan Design Week.

Between the 14 and 19 of April 2015, this piece will be still running during Expo Milano 2015, the International Exhibition which will be hosted in Italy’s design and commerce capital from May 1 to October 31, 2015.

For the second year in a row, the usual design districts (Tortona, Lambrate, Brera and the sprawling RHO Fiera with its endless halls of Salone Internazionale del Mobile) were joined by the new 5VIE district, with paths that incorporated beautiful shops, archaeological finds and courtyards in historical buildings and the ‘Exercises in seating’ exhibition dedicated to the work of the British designer/sculptor Max Lamb organised by Federica Sala.

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