We just collaborated with Exquisite Surfaces on a new line of wood flooring. We were inspired by classic Nordic textile patterns and the Bauhaus. The floors are made of salvaged, oak wagon wood from France colored in sand, army drab, and indigo. The plank floors come with a brass Commune Signet produced by our friends at E.R Butler, as an artistic signature. The parquet floors are a modern...
Peter Zumthor Architectural Models
Peter Zumthor has a new exhibit of his architectural models at of course the only museum fit for them, the one he designed himself : The Kunsthaus Bregenz. The models so poetically sum up his focuses and concerns for each project that we must let them do the talking…have a look.
“The contrast between the mass of the earth below and the space of the earth above, which meet at the surface of the earth, is the primary datum of this space.” -DHVDL
POP TOUR JAPAN 2012
A few months ago our friend Shin Nakahara from Landscape Products approached us about collaborating on a Summer pop up featuring Commune products that would start at his Tas Yard Café in Tokyo and move to Osaka and Kagoshima…the Pop Tour 2012 was born. We designed a mark for the tour and some products….Landscape produced it all, and the result is a great little store for the senses – we even...
Plans for New Forms in Architecture
Back in the 1960 / 70’s, collectives like Archigram, Super Studio etc. began to reassess the form of structures, and with alternative forms come alternative plans.