Bonaldo
Spring is in the Air


Pebble pouf Following on from the success of the Pebble coffee table, here is the pouf, which is taller and narrower than its sibling, also to serve as a seat. Just like the coffee table had before it, the Pebble pouf stands out for its soft shapes, like those of pebbles which have been smoothed […]


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ZALEWSKI ARCHITECTURE GROUP
Walk-on balcony in Poland


There are ideas that arise from the need of a particular moment. Such a need – another hot day of summer spent in the office and a thought “if only I could go for a walk” – became inspiration for a project of a path suspended in the air, a balcony Walk-on. It is also […]


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Pure Cuisines
When a kitchen becomes an architectural volume


Recently, a new single family home was built in Montreal’s veterans’ quarter. Designed for a young couple, the house features avant-garde architecture built around the concept of a deconstructed Monopoly house. In keeping with a desire to achieve visual clarity, the kitchen is treated as an architectural object that forms an integral part of the […]


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Wästberg
Industrial Facility w152


During Stockholm Furniture Fair, the result of a progressive collaboration between Swedish lighting company Wästberg and British design office Industrial Facility will be introduced. The Industrial Facility w152 lamp is an electronic lamp that provides intelligent, universal power from three USB outlets, detecting charging requirements and managing them at their fastest rate. Here is what […]


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DREAM & Cappellini – Capsule Project


This March, DREAM collaborates with Italian biggest trend-setter in contemporary furniture – Cappellini, and 5 influential local artists who will be creating 5 distinctive works that encapsulates the label’s avant-garde ethos. Over the years, Cappellini has worked with leading designers of international repute (such as Marcel Wanders, Jasper Morrison , Bouroullec brothers), making the company […]


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Foster + Partners
National Museum of Marine Science and Technology in Keelung


A ground breaking ceremony has been held for Taiwan’s new National Museum of Marine Science and Technology (NMMST), attended by the Deputy Minister of Education and the city mayor of Keelung. The largest aquarium in northern Taiwan, it will provide an exciting destination for visitors of all ages, attracting both tourists and the local community. […]


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Pawel Grunert
Hanger – as it looks – everybody could see


This is rough drawing, absurdity, an variation on the theme. Combination of a shelf and a hanger. The longer the prettier. The best for it is to exist in an empty space on all the walls. Great, cheap and easy-assembly. Hanger by the metre, everybody could order exactly so long as he or she need. […]


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Pich-Aguilera Architects
The symbol of the International Horticultural Exposition in Qingdao


The proposed pavilion has to be the symbol of the International Horticultural Exposition to be held in Qingdao in 2014 and convey the meaning and values of the event itself. The flower has always been a reference in Chinese culture since ancient times and its representation a source of inspiration. We propose a textile facade […]


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CHROFI
Elysium 10 – Porous House


Elysium 10 (Porous House) blurs the distinction between architecture and landscape through the complex fusion of the two. The concept is achieved by bringing outdoor rooms, lush gardens, covered links and screening devices into the plan alongside living areas, bedrooms and amenities. The benefit of this approach is twofold – experientially and functionally. Firstly, the composition […]


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Claesson Koivisto Rune
Smaller Objects, a new company


”The useful everyday objects that we want for ourselves.” Architects Mårten Claesson, Eero Koivisto and Ola Rune officially launched Smaller Objects – smallerobjects.com – in conjunction with the Stockholm Design Week in February, 2015. Smaller Objects is a producer of selected smaller design objects. The first collection is designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune. ”When I […]


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MU Architecture
The Giants of Bigwin


MU architecture’s proposal for a pan-Canadian invited architectural competition consisting of around fifty small housing units on the island of Bigwin, Lake of Bays, Ontario, Canada. The objective was to design these housing units as high-end lodges at 1200 to 1500 ft2 for the clients of the renowned Bigwin golf club. Inspired by the native […]


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Ramón Esteve
The Faces+Minim Collection


Ramón Esteve inaugurated his Author’s Space at the XXII International Exhibition by L’Antic Colonial, Porcelanosa Group As every year, L’Antic Colonial and Porcelanosa Group present the latest news before the expectant look of professionals, visitors and media at the XXII International Architectural Exhibition. An unmissable event taking place from 2nd to 6th February and is […]


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MoNo
Invisible Tea House


In Sep. 2014, we created and opened the art work in the gallery “Mies van der Rohe Haus” operated by Bezirksamt Lichtenberg von Berlin. The building of this institution is “Landhaus Lemke”, which was designed by Mies van der Rohe in 1922/33, reconstructed and utilized now. Because one of its unique aspects is expansive garden […]


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Solar de Oura: before school, now hotel and golf meetings


Eighteenth century mansion located in the picturesque village of Oura, in Vidago, Trás-os-Montes region, in northern Portugal. Solar de Oura is a historic property and has a private chapel with gilt details. The 8 rooms have natural elements combined with a contemporary design that blends rustic stone walls, minimalist décor and white linens. All rooms […]


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Filipe Melo e Oliveira
The Lisbon Walker Flagship Store


The Lisbon Walker – Flagship Concept Store, a totally new premium concept brand, centrally located in the downtown of Lisbon, is where the very best of Portugal comes together, mainly in the art of men shoes and wine, besides belts, accessories and concept items, entirely designed and produced in Portugal. The goal was to create […]


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Simon Orrell Designs
Straw marquetry


Straw marquetry is just one of the sumptuous finishes available from the new spring home accessories range of Simon Orrell Atelier. This elegant lampbase for S/S 2015 offers a contemporary spin on traditional straw work techniques. This British-made, straw marquetry lampbase is just one of many exciting designs for the home, available from the inaugural spring/ […]


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studio_GAON
Suo-jae


This building is named ‘Suo-jae(守吾齋)’, which means ‘the house to uphold myself‘. The Name ‘Suo-jae’ belongs to a house of Yak-hyun Jeong – whose brother was Dasan Yak-yong Jeong, one of the greatest scholars in late Choseon dynasty- as well as the title of a prose which was written by the scholar. The prose was […]


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Form Us With Love
“Beer” at Spritmuseum


Form Us With Love designs and curates Beer exhibition at Spritmuseum in Stockholm, celebrating the science and art of beer making. In responds to the growing number of connoisseurs, passionate brewers and beer fans, Form Us With Love has designed a beer exhibition based on the culture of craft and experimentation. In a country where […]


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Météore Design for Plasticase
All-new rugged case product NANUKNANO


Innovation through industrial design is the cornerstone of Plasticase, and it is the company’s secret weapon in its drive to compete with global giants in the industry. The company, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, has designed and manufactured millions of plastic cases and sold them worldwide. One of its first products, the 639 attachécase, […]


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Hem Acquires Designs From Discipline


Hem (hem.com) has acquired the design rights and inventory for more than 200 products from the Italian design company Discipline (discipline.eu). Hem, the home of Design Made Easy, features the most exciting designers of today and tomorrow. Some of the designers who collaborate with Hem to create original designs include: Luca Nichetto, Form Us With […]


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