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The satisfying practicality of Louis Poulsen’s VL Ring Crown

Straddling tradition and modernity, Vilhelm Lauritzen designed the VL Ring Crown light in the 1940s with a keen eye for practicality and beauty. Now Louis Poulsen has re-issued the design classic for contemporary times.

That’s a wrap! Singapore Saturday Indesign

The design and architecture crowd was out in force in Singapore over the weekend for Singapore Indesign and a housewarming for Flokk & JEB helped to kick-off of the year’s biggest design event.

Register now for Saturday Indesign Singapore and don’t miss the action!

If you’re going to be in Singapore on 12 October, Saturday Indesign is where you need to be. Tap into the island’s top suppliers and thought leaders, and don’t miss the industry networking!

Hawker Reload: The social obligation of architecture

The winner of the INDE.Awards 2019 Influencer category (partnered by Careers Indesign) exemplifies the massive impact that a socially-minded vision can have.

S Space

A social space with a message by H&P Architects

S Space in Dong Van, Vietnam, is much more than a cultural and coffee space. The winner of the INDE.Awards 2019 Social Space category (partnered by Woven Image) is also a statement about unchecked development and loss.

Louis Poulsen reinvents the chandelier again with Patera Silver

Øivind Slaatto’s new silver-foil version of his Louis Poulsen Patera lamp brings new dimensions to his modern take on the chandelier.

Aesop store

Reframing the familiar at Aesop 1Utama

Farm urges reconsideration of the potential of corrugated metal roofing sheets by adapting the material in inventive ways at Aēsop’s new 1Utama store in Petaling Jaya. The result is meaningful, contextual retail design.

A new cross-over typology: Project #13 by Studio Wills

With this smart and forward-looking renovation of a 30-year-old Singaporean public housing flat, STUDIO WILLS + Architects topped INDE.Awards 2019 Living Space category, partnered by Gaggenau.

Diverse terrains by NITAPROW at Playville Nursery

NITAPROW brings the outdoors in at Playville nursery in Bangkok, creating a dynamic interior-scape where young kids can test their expanding physical prowess.

The long game: Discussing practice with Budiman Hendropurnomo

After winning the INDE.Awards Luminary People’s Choice trophy, Budiman Hendropurnomo of DCM Jakarta shared deep insight into practising in Indonesia during a special discussion at Saturday Indesign in Melbourne.

Junya Ishigami’s slate Serpentine Pavilion opens

61 tonnes of slate define the 2019 Serpentine Pavilion in London. Junya Ishigami describes it as “a hill made out of rocks”.

Louis Poulsen celebrates 125 years of innovation with Poul Henningsen

The PH 5 and PH Artichoke are among Poul Henningsen’s most beloved lighting designs. Louis Poulsen marks his 125th birthday with new versions of these eternal classics.

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