Posts Tagged ‘curtain’

Japanese interiors – updated traditional farmhouses

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

The photo above shows the central living area of a rural farmhouse on the border of Tochigi and Ibaraki prefectures. The house was restored by Kenji Tsuchisawa who bought it as a rundown heap when he was only 20, after seeing a photograph of a traditional Japanese farmhouse on a Tokyo magazine cover.

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Faceted Curtain vs. Magnetic Curtain – copycat?

Friday, January 2nd, 2009

Many people will have probably seen the Magnetic Curtain designed in 2008 by Florian Kräutli. His curtain is not in production yet but will soon be available through Droog Design. Its function is simple – it’s raised, lowered or pulled aside by manually accordioning its magnetic nodes together or apart.

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