Olivia Martin

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Specsheet > Innovative exterior operable walls offer wide open views

Embrace the great outdoors with these expansive glazing options set in minimal frames. Loggia sliding panels Renson Designed with the terrace in mind, Renson’s Loggia sliding panels offer shelter from sun and wind, with a variety designs to achieve a number of styles. Options range from…
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Specsheet >Minimal interior door systems that make maximum impact

Streamlined interior systems offer spatial flexibility and a sleek look for defining spaces. Wood Frame 3form An extension of 3form’s Frame model, this natural- hardwood mounting system can be suspended from the ceiling or supported by itself. Wood Frame is compatible with more than 350 standard products in the…
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Specsheet>A fresh take on color blocking with new hues and shapes

Memphis brights fade to more mature hues, offset in dramatic geometric contrast. Cila chair Arper Inspired by the way fabric drapes around and shelters the body, Cila’s fluid form by Barcelona-based design studio Lievore Altherr Molina for Arper features smooth lines and rounded shapes. The plastic shell comes in…
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Specsheet>The latest looks in inlay, tile, and terrazzo from Milan

During Milan Design Week, Jaime Hayon's Stone Age Folk (above) was a riotous room inspired by ancient folktales. Housed in a neoclassical palazzo ballroom, the architectural pavilion used more than 40 Caesarstone colors with metal and stained glass, and it was just one of a spate of designs to reinterpret inlay, cloisonné,…
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Specsheet>The best in minimalist lighting from Milan

Like London-based interdisciplinary office Studio Swine's Milan Design Week installation New Spring (above), simple statements in graphic metals make a big impact without overcrowding a room. Mobile Chandelier 13 Michael Anastassiades Building on his series Mobile Chandeliers 1–10, introduced in 2008, Michael Anastassiades crafted Mobile Chandelier 13 out of black-patinaed…
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O+A crafts an unexpectedly modern workplace for a finance company

“Finance” usually conjures images of staid blue suits, brass plaques, and hallways lined with nondescript carpet. But when wealth-management firm Cambridge Associates moved from Menlo Park, California, to San Francisco, Amy Callahan, the firm’s managing director of operations, sought out San Francisco–based design studio O+A to “push…

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Specsheet>Modular furniture highlights from Milan

A new range of modular and customizable products allows for maximum personalization on any project. Soft Props by Konstantin Grcic Cassina With an on-trend tubular frame inspired by Milan’s subway system, Konstantin Grcic’s Soft Props system applies the modular concept of his Props series of space dividers to furniture.…
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AN’s Picks from LIGHTFAIR International

On May 7, LIGHTFAIR International 2017 opened in Philadelphia, welcoming more than 550 exhibitors specializing in architectural and commercial lighting. Although navigating the 269,680-square-foot fair can be daunting, a few companies caught the eye of AN this year. Arc Soraa Designed to have the slimmest profile…