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18.02.19 Folder Review: 04 Number

For the theme of its fourth edition, the annual review Pli - after tackling the conflicts last year -, today chooses to explore issues related to the subject. Whether it is first, architectural, narrative, graphic or even culinary, it comes in testimonials, articles, storytelling, graphics and other collaborations. A transdisciplinary approach for emerging creative questions.

18.02.19 Labotory: Sappun Flagship Store

To celebrate the success of a brand, what better than to dedicate a shop to the height of its ambitions? For its fourth store, the shoe brand Sabbun wants to assert their identity in a concept in line with the evolution of their brand. The architecture and design agency Labotory therefore takes the visual codes that made the success of the other three stores to design a visionary space in Seoul (Korea): a futuristic look, between curves and dysmetry.

15.02.19 Sinziana Velicescu: On the Periphery

Although Los Angeles (USA) makes many dream, the life of a native can quickly become alienating, he who spends more time in the car traffic than skateboarding Venice Beach. And if it is by car that one travels LA, this is also where the local photographer Sinziana Velicescu draws her inspiration. Or when human interactions give way to the contemplation of the urban landscape.

15.02.19 Martín Dulanto: Topo House

Discrete in appearance, the Topo House is finally much larger than it seems! Designed by the architect Martín Dulanto in the Lima hills (Peru), the main objective of the project is to minimize damage to the environment when building a home. A good example of responsible realization.

14.02.19 Espen Surnevik: Våler Kirke Church

Revive a church from its ashes? This is the bet that was launched the architecture agency Espen Surnevik responsible for replacing the historic bell tower of Våler (Norway), destroyed in a fire there is 10 years. A building full of meaning that restores faith to the inhabitants of the small Scandinavian village.

14.02.19 Lee Broom: Observatory

Soberly titled Observatory, the new collection by British designer Lee Broom brings together luminaries inspired by the astral universe in four lines with evocative names: Eclipse, Orion, Aurora and Tidal. An ode to the poetic heavens.

13.02.19 Torafu Architects: Aesop

Definitely, the shops of Australian cosmetics brand Aesop are real playgrounds for architects! After having left it to the Norwegian agency Snøhetta to draw their stall in the Chelsea neighborhood (United Kingdom), the firm entrusts the design of its new store in Tokyo (Japan) to local architects: Torafu Architects. The result is a set that reflects the neighborhood of Shibuya where it sits, between old and contemporary.

13.02.19 BIG: 79 & Park

The architecture firm BIG presents 79 & Park, a series of housing units located in Stockholm, Sweden, on cascading penates, exposing residents to an unobstructed view of the park and the city. Result? A rhythmic construction, brilliantly integrated into the urban fabric.

12.02.19 Chang-Tsung Feng: Fish Trap House

The Fish Trap House, designed by Taiwanese artist Cheng-Tsung Feng, is a bamboo installation located on Sun Moon Lake in Nantou, Taiwan. The visual artist transforms a common utility object, the fish trap, into an aesthetic and light realization highlighting ancestral techniques.

11.02.19 Doug Aitken: Mirage House

The Mirage House, a hybrid work between artistic manifestation and architectural achievement by Doug Aitken takes place in the Swiss Alps, disappearing in its snowy environment thanks to the omnipresence of mirrors on its facades. This work follows a similar first installation of the artist in the Coachella Valley (USA).

11.02.19 Geoffrey Pascal: Grafeiphobia

8h in the morning, the alarm clock sounds. Ah, how hard it is to leave your cozy bed for the stiffness of your office chair! A daily test that French interior designer Geoffrey Pascal tries to lighten up with "Grafeiphobia", a collection of ergonomic desks combining the comfort of a bedding with the efficiency of a traditional workstation.

08.02.19 KOKO Architects: Balti Station Market

KOKO Architects places the Balti market in the heart of the Tallinn community (Estonia). On this central site north of the capital, a growing number of residents, tourists and passengers gather in this contemporary version of a historic site, having, for more than a century, welcomed users of the railway station and the old warehouses.

07.02.19 Reutov Design: Apartment in New York

Bring some of the southern heat into the heart of the Big Apple, a challenge? In any case, it is the brilliant challenge of designer and interior designer Dmitry Reutov, who declines the bright colors of the streets of Mexico City (Mexico) with contemporary furniture, offering residents of a New York apartment a little of respite in their everyday lives of city dwellers.

07.02.19 Riri Workshop: Kyiakabin

Designed by the Atelier Riri, the Kyiakabin offer a place to stay on the west coast of Lombok (Indonesia) consisting of a series of cabins built according to the culture of local people, the Sasak. The opportunity for visitors to enjoy a warm face with this peaceful hamlet and its generous customs.