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Poverty and wealth of ceramics
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Poverty and wealth of ceramics

This house is made by hand. Literally brick by brick. As if there was no technology to lift it in another way or as if it did not matter. Doing it like this, the old-fashioned - or the eternal - has had a cost of 1,200 euros per square meter. And it has allowed spending more on labor than on materials: no more finishes were needed than the four types of ceramics that make up the terracotta flooring, the perforated brick walls, the glazed stoneware in the interior water areas and the curved vaults of the roof. Beyond ceramics, the carpentry of the house is made of wood. Like the kitchen, the exterior doors are made of varnished pine - like the blinds - and the interior doors are made of birch. Only the pergola is made of galvanized steel, and on it the same blinds are deployed that ...
The five keys to the Cupra Born electric sports car from the mouth of the head of its design
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The five keys to the Cupra Born electric sports car from the mouth of the head of its design

Diego Perez 17.05.2021 - 16: 09hThe design director of the Spanish brand Cupra, Jorge Díez, previews some details of the Born electric sports car that will be presented to the world on May 25. Balance and character come together to create unique lines made to thrill, while the play of light and shadow in the Born district of Barcelona, ​​which has served as inspiration, is also present and projected both inside and outside. . Disclaimer: If you need to update/edit/remove this news or article then please contact our support team Learn more
Citroën Xenia: the prototype that four decades ago already knew how to read the future
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Citroën Xenia: the prototype that four decades ago already knew how to read the future

In autumn 1981 Citroën unveiled this particular prototype, midway between a saloon, a station wagon and a minivan that still today has a futuristic look due to its aerodynamic design and large glazed area.The total length of this car was 4.2 meters, with a width of 1.75 meters, and access to the passenger compartment was via two large vertically opening doors that allowed four passengers to be accommodated in each of their respective independent seats.Another particular feature of the Xenia was the advanced research into the possibilities of on-board electronics, with elements that were surprising at the time and that today, 40 years later, seem essential to any modern car, such as, for example...
Mother’s Day: 15 Gifts That Are a Work of Art, From Original ‘Memphis’ to Devyn Ormsby Fruits
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Mother’s Day: 15 Gifts That Are a Work of Art, From Original ‘Memphis’ to Devyn Ormsby Fruits

MOTHER'S DAY 15 photos We are not only talking about paintings like those that hang on the walls of a gallery (which too). Our selection of gifts includes design objects as practical as aesthetic, as well as plans and experiences. There is no excuse for falling into the same old thing . Disclaimer: If you need to update/edit/remove this news or article then please contact our support team Learn more
Book Day: 10 books on art, architecture and design perfect to pamper yourself
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Book Day: 10 books on art, architecture and design perfect to pamper yourself

Day of the book 10 photos Houses of well-known designers, prodigious packaging or unpublished erotic illustrations by artists like Andy Warhol. At ICON Design we have prepared a selection of works, new and classic, with which to honor the most literary day of the year . Disclaimer: If you need to update/edit/remove this news or article then please contact our support team Learn more