The Fasano hotel roof top bar at Ipanema beach in Rio, Brazil, constitutes an attraction in and of itself. Installed with Emeco Kong Barstools the bar overlook the bay from a fantastic 180 degree view. Designed by Philippe Starck, The Fasano has been thought out to reverberate the glorious Bossa Nova Era, combining the sophistication of Rio’s most coveted address with modernity and efficiency in design.
Sir Terence Conrans 80th birthday is celebrated this year with a major exhibition called The way we live now at the Design Museum London, exploring the impact and legacy of the eighty-year-old designer. Emeco is delighted to be featured with the Navy chair, a proud Conran Classic. Visit the exhibition before 4th of March 2012!
Pizzeria Libretto opens a new location in Toronto this month. Interior design by Andre Kikoski Architects , who recently worked on The Wright restaurant at Guggenheim. At Libretto, they have created a simple, honest and natural look using reclaimed fire extinguishers as lamps, made by Castor design, natural oak tables and the Emeco 111 Navy chairs made from 111 recycled plastic Coca-Cola bottles. Read more on … Pizzeria Libretto in Toronto Life click here
Image: Gizelle Lau
Emeco is happy to announce the opening of the MUSE School in California this month! The “local, global and green” school was selected for the donation of this years Emeco 2111 Prize. The 2111 No Waste Prize is an annual award given to the project taking the highest amount of waste out of the landfill, encouraging projects with an educational commitment to a sustainable world. This year the Prize went to JAC Motors in Brazil and the project run by the architect Marcello Maksoud. Read more about MUSE School here … http://www.museschool.org/, LA Times, Daily News
Superbrands London 2011 featuring the 111 Navy chair at the The Boiler House, Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London. The events took place during the London Design festival in September where architects, designers, retailers, press and public was able to see innovative products and concepts, alongside an extensive daily talks programme. Read more on …superbrandslondon.co.uk/ or www.facebook.com/SuperbrandsLondon
The 111 Navy Chairs at UIA2011 World Congress of Architecture in Japan displayed at the Tokyo Chair City Exhibition opening on Sept. 23rd in the Marunouchi business district of Tokyo. Participants from 124 countries will attend the UIA 2011, the largest architectural event in the world. Read more here … uia2011tokyo.com