31 May 2012
Gucci Reveals ‘Liquid Wood’ Biodegradable Sunglasses

  As commitment to the environment, Italian luxury fashion house Gucci is planning to release sunglasses out of biodegradable material known as “liquid wood”, recycled metal and mineral glass lenses. As an alternative to plastic, liquid wood is a composite of bio-based substances, such as wood fiber from sustainably-managed forests and lignin extracted from paper […]

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16 May 2012
Dariel Studio: Remix the Mix

Dariel Studio is currently renovating the MIX club, one of the most popular hip-pop club in Beijing.

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16 May 2012
Dariel Studio@Tongji University

On May 7th Dariel Studio presented a lecture about sustainable design to the students from the College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP) of Tongji University in Shanghai. This lecture is part of the new partnership with the Department of Interior Design that Dariel Studio has set up within the framework of the "Lab of […]

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15 May 2012
Konstantin Grcic: Medici chair for Mattiazzi

Born on the floor of a carpentry studio, Medici, the wooden chair created by Munich-based industrial designer Konstantin Grcic for Italian manufacturer Mattiazzi, follows the natural quality of the material from which it is formed. Three types of wood, thermo treated ash, walnut and douglas are joined at irregular angles, resulting in a comfortably reclined […]

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15 May 2012
Excentrique(s)' by Daniel Buren for Monumenta at the Grand Palais, Paris

Creating an installation for Monumenta in the nave of Paris' Grand Palais is just about the most prestigious commission any artist can win in France. This year, the honour has gone to French grand master Daniel Buren, who follows Anish Kapoor to become the fifth artist ever to fill the dazzlingly glamorous and grandiose space. […]

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13 May 2012
The IN-EI Issey Miyake Collection

The origami inspired collection of free standing, table and hanging lights was designed and developed by Issey Miyake and his research and development team, ‘Reality Lab’ in association with lighting experts Artemide. The combination of artistic expression and the use of 2D and 3D mathematical principles, has resulted in the creation of these  unique multi-folded […]

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6 April 2012
Jintang Prize

Dariel Studio received the Jintang Prize China Interior Design Award 2011: Restaurant Design of the year for “Yucca”. The Jintang Prize, organized by China–Designer.com, is the most authoritative interior design award in China.   www.jtprize.com    

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4 April 2012
Breathing Hour at Dariel Studio every Friday

Since February 2012 we have launched this one-hour internal event conceived as a training to enrich our designers’ culture on Design and to foster their creativity. Why is it called the “Breathing Hour”? Because the concept is about breathing in and breathing out: Breathing in = getting some inspiration from other designers, understanding their own […]

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31 March 2012
The Recycling Passion

During the Material Xperience held in Shanghai this week, Dariel Studio discovered the work of Smile Plastics among many other innovative creations and fell in love with the products. "In today's world there is a growing awareness of the urgent problem of waste management - states the website of Smile Plastics." "Much of this waste […]

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27 March 2012
Daan Roosegaarde

Dariel Studio is fan of Studio Roosegaarde’s researches and innovative projects. In his search for smart design processes and interactive spaces, Daan Roosegaarde is a top influential thinker and designer for Dariel Studio. The Flow 5.0 project, the Lotus wall as well as the Smart DanceFloor among other beautiful projects bring the whole design field […]

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