PlayCubes by Richard Dattner

Playworld, a designer and manufacturer of commercial playground equipment for parks, schools, and urban landscapes, has partnered with New York City-based architect Richard Dattner (recently in the news for his stunning Spring Street Salt Shed in New York City) to reintroduce an iconic design of his from the 1960's. Called PlayCubes, the sculptural forms and distinctive geometric… Continue reading PlayCubes by Richard Dattner

Cocoon Fireplaces

Designed by Federico Otero, the contemporary line of Cocoon Fireplaces run on bio-fuel (denatured ethanol), are smoke free, and require no flue, making them a hassle-free addition to interior and exterior spaces. The units produce approximately 3.6kw, the equivalent to a small to medium gas or electric heater. The unusual, porthole-like Vellum line (above and… Continue reading Cocoon Fireplaces

LED KicK from Architectural Area Lighting

According to Architectural Area Lighting (a Hubbell Lighting brand), the company's latest site and area lighting option represents an entirely new class of LED luminaire. The LED KicK is claimed to be the industry’s first product to angle upwards while providing full light cutoff. The sleek pole and luminaire are integrated into one angular design… Continue reading LED KicK from Architectural Area Lighting

Dekton Architectural Surfacing by Cosentino

Quartz, natural stone, and recycled surfacing manufacturer Cosentino has introduced Dekton by Cosentino, a new "ultra-compact surface" material suited for interior and exterior applications. The biggest launch for the company since it introduced Silestone in the early '90s, Dekton is the result of $172 million dollars of investment, including the construction of a new state-of… Continue reading Dekton Architectural Surfacing by Cosentino