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Copper and the Home: Presenting the Winners of the Sixth International Copper Design Award
Design and manufacture, Art
inspiration, artists, art, home, design, designer, competition
Copper and the Home design award winners have been announced in a prize ceremony at Italy’s Salvioni Milano Durini Showroom.
The International Copper and the Home 2016 Design Competition Launched
architecture, aesthetic, inspiration, art, design, competition
The award aims at demonstrating the endless expressive potential of copper in innovative and unconventional ways, aimed at two distinct categories: designers and professional architects and students.
The Copper Labyrinth Shapes its Curves at the Energy for Creativity Expo in Milan
aesthetic, appealing, beautiful, design, designer, history
The Labyrinth is displayed from 13 April to 24 May 2015, as part of the new exhibition-event of INTERNI ‘Energy for Creativity” that attempts to introduce and develop the themes of Expo Milano 2015
Copper Upcycling Contest Winners Announced
Design and manufacture, Art
design, aesthetic, recycling
ECI has announced the winners of the Copper Upcycling Competition.
2015 European Copper in Architecture Awards 17 Launched
architecture, EU, beautiful, awards, design
Entries are now invited for the 2015 European Copper in Architecture Awards 17 – a celebration of contemporary architecture and showcase for architects designing with copper and its alloys.
Brass, the Hottest Gift for Winter 2014 | See our Christmas Gift Collection.
aesthetic, art, artists, creative, design, designer, inspiration
Brass is going to be the star of the show this Christmas. The copper alloy, glistening gold in colour, has become the new material of choice among designers for accessories, jewellery and ornaments alike and is the ideal material for our selection of gifts.
The Hermitage in Amsterdam Displays a Unique Copper Labyrinth in its Inner Courtyard
Art, Pipe systems, Architecture
appealing, design, designer, aesthetic, history, inspiration, beautiful, creative
ECI, in collaboration with visual artists and designers Bart van Heesch and Emilie Kröner, has designed and installed a copper labyrinth in one of the fields in the inner courtyard of the Hermitage Amsterdam. The display complements the temporary “Dining with the Tsars Exhibition. Fragile beauty from the Hermitage”, open until March 2015.
The First Copper Upcycling Contest has been Launched #upcopper
Art, Interior design
bronze, decorators, design, aesthetic, EU, brass, recyclable , alloys, competition, durability, creative, public
ECI has launched a call for submissions for the international Copper Upcycling Contest, a mouth-watering prospect for all creative-minded copper and design fans. The brief is to create an upcycled household item, i.e. breathe new life into an old household object made of copper or a copper alloy.
Copper Piping: This Summer’s New Decorative Hit?
appealing, beautiful, design, designer, inspiration, recyclability, tube, use
Driven by the trends in decoration for 2014, designers and budding home improvers are taking the humble copper pipe and reworking it into imaginative, homemade, arty objects.
Interior Architecture: Show Off Your Copper Pipes!
Interior design, Architecture
aesthetic, appealing, beautiful, colourful, decorators, design, designer, home, inspiration, pipework, plumbing
Although people have long sought to keep pipes hidden, copper pipes are now coming into the open thanks to the influence of industrial design. We take a quick spin around Europe to see some original creations.
Christmas Shopping: The Accent’s on Copper this Winter
beautiful, colourful, creative, design, designer, durability, shape
The trend for metallic materials moves from accessories into furniture as material mixing takes a luxurious turn in decorative accessories, lighting and tableware.
The International Copper and the Home 2014 Design Competition Launched
Architecture, Interior design, Design and manufacture
The award was created to demonstrate the endless expressive potential of copper in innovative and unconventional ways, aimed at two distinct categories: designers and professional architects and students.
ECI Exhibits Copper in a Box in London
From 18th – 21st September, 100% Design will host the Copper in a Box exhibition as part of London Design Week, underscoring the growing importance of copper in contemporary design. Dozens of objects will be exhibited on Stand L170, created by renowned international designers including Tom Dixon, Voon Wong & Benson Saw, Ilse Crawford and Ingo Maurer.
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