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VOL 26 ISSUE 2

MALAYSIA RM15.50 SiNGaPOrE SGD11.00 OTHErs USD8.00

THE OFFICIAL MAGAZINE OF THE MALAYSIAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS

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XTRA LARGE

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Swedish furniture brand Offects latest table is the Xtra Large, designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune, and was introduced recently at the recent Stockholm Fair 2014. The Xtra Large table uniquely comes in a modular system that allows size extensions whereby a single module member can be afxed to another, creating a larger workspace. Each tabletop is held up by two thick cylindrical legs, braced by a square beam, and each module is equipped with plug sockets xed into its structure. Xtra Large is offered in a range of bright colours.
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RELAx THE WAY YOU WAnT


The Prado sofa, new from Ligne Roset, gives optimum freedom for couch lovers to choose how to congure the movable backrests anyway they prefer. Designed by Christian Werner, the movable backrests are made in weighted cushions coupled with additional bolster cushions to provide seating arrangements on the couch or down on the oor. The cushions are xed with non-slip surface at the bottom to prevent them from moving. The seats are available in two length sizes. Additionally, this special sofa can be easily converted into a sofa bed by ipping the seat cushion.
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HAnGInG SOUnD SCREEn


Inspired by washing hung above a narrow alleyway at Venice, Luca Nichetto created Notes Screens that hang from ceiling for Swedish brand Offect. Each screen is constructed from two upholstered boards with rounded corners that sandwich a layer of recycled felt. The felt acts to absorb noise from both sides of the division. The unique design of the screens allows a visual link between the spaces they separate at eye level. These panels mount on rails enabling a different arrangement to create a variety of moods. The collection includes ve shapes which can be covered in a selection of fabrics.
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NATURALLY LIGHT

NOmADIC COLLECTIOn

French design duo Colonel has launched their third furniture collection featuring items based on camping equipment. Bearing their signature lightwood, patterns and fresh colours, this latest collection reminds one of travel and holidays. The nomadic collection comprises a cabinet with beech wood sliding doors that creates grid patterns when overlapped, a three-legged wooden coffee table with a curved lip, Swarm lamps, Dowood lamp, wood containers with patterned fabric rims, mirrors with curved ladder-like metal frames and a Caracas chair, a contemporary version of the classic 1960s camping chair.
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TExTURED LIGHTInG
.exnovo introduces Aflia, a new lamp collection designed by Alessandro Zambelli. This collection lines up 6 lighting accessories comprises 3 table lamps and 3 pendant lights. The main feature of these accessories is the diffuser that embraces and elaborates the emission of light through its patterned nylon bre. The avant-garde technology rests in harmony with the intuitive skill of the mastercraftsmen who lend the personal touch to every creation. Adding to its vintage design, the base and the bulb socket are made of the nest wood, the Swiss pine.
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Kleinergleich5, the new table designed by Ruben Beckers is probably the lightest wooden table in the world. The name translates as lighter than 5 and built of extremely thin strips that create a rigid structure supporting a slender table top connected by bent removable solid-wood legs. It was recently displayed at the IMM Cologne Fair, Kln, Germany with a total weight of only 4.5 kg.
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STELTmAn LImITED EDITIOnS REpRODUCED


Rietveld Originals have reissued their iconic Steltman chair, rst designed in 1963 by twentieth century Dutch architect and designer Gerrit Rietveld. Released at the end of last year, the chair was reproduced using the original drawings and for the rst time is available in the original leather version as designed by Rietveld. A special new version in distinctive grey-brown is also available. This exclusive edition consists of just 50 right-facing and 50 leftfacing chairs featuring the original logo that Rietveld designed for Steltman Jewelers in 1964 beneath the seat. Each chair comes with an exclusive gift box containing information about the history of the chair, photos and a certicate signed by Rietvelds grandson Egbert Rietveld.
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THE PAnTOn CHAIR


Known for his imaginative designs, Verner Panton rst introduced his creation, the Panton Chair for Vitra in 1967. The Panton chair illustrates the potential of plastic as a new material at the time in furniture designing as well as the designers passion of exploring shapes and colours. This classic design limited edition is now available in Bordeaux colour at local Space stores.
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VERSATILE FURnISHInG
The name Cobrina is derived from the Japanese expression koburi-na, which is used to describe things that are small or under-sized. Just like its name, this collection consists of minisized furniture designed by Japanese Studio Torafu Architects. All items are made of oak pieces, featuring angled legs and rounded edge surfaces. The design includes chairs with winged backrests, a coat stand, two-seater sofa, dining and coffee tables as well as two storage units. The chairs are available in stained grey, black, bright blue or natural oak.

This limited edition 12-month planner by Moleskin features a black cover with themed artworks and a real Lego plate. This playful idea appears with Lego themed yleaves, black plastic closure, bookmark ribbon as well as inner pocket fabric matching the colour of the Lego plate. Each set includes 2 collections of stickers reproducing Lego bricks and construction grids to draw 2D Lego model that can later be assembled with 3D bricks. w w w.moleskine.com

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