Archive for 2012

Competition entry: Aqueous shower by Christian Harrup Design

Competition entry: Aqueous shower by Christian Harrup Design

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• August 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

The principles behind the design were forged from consolidating the functions of a shower within a simple easily recognisable profile that reworks our perception of what a shower should look like. There are two main functions that are behind Aqueous, a shower head and retractable shower unit concealed within one seemingly static sculptural form. Rotating […]

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Aphrodite's Lounge \ LK Architects

Aphrodite’s Lounge \ LK Architects

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• August 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

The existing villa is typical of the real estate boom in Cyprus. The main goal was its upgrade and the addition of some external floor space, essential for the Mediterranean climate. A new platform was constructed at the main level of the house, projecting as much as possible over the cliff in order to offer […]

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GREENville House \ Tonic Design

GREENville House \ Tonic Design

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• August 23, 2012 • Comments (1)

American architectural firm Tonic Design recently has won Matsumoto Prize for Modernist Residential Design. + All images and drawings courtesy Tonic Design

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Aki light by Studio Dreimann for ITRE

Aki light by Studio Dreimann for ITRE

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• August 21, 2012 • Comments (0)

This Aki light by Studio Dreimann for ITRE is an open structure made of CNC milled wood with six built-in LED strips. It is also available in a white or grey enameled finish.

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 Fort Werk aan't Spoel \ Rietveld Landscape

Fort Werk aan’t Spoel \ Rietveld Landscape

• August 20, 2012 • Comments (1)

Fort Werk aan ‘t Spoel Fort “Werk aan ‘t Spoel” is a national monument dating from 1794. Part of the New Dutch Waterline – a military defense line making use of intentional flooding – it served to protect one of the inundation locks. The municipality of Culemborg and Foundation Werk aan ‘t Spoel would like […]

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Competition entry: Ullswater Yacht Club \ PARKDESIGNED

Competition entry: Ullswater Yacht Club \ PARKDESIGNED

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• August 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

This design was fora new clubhouse at Ullswater Yacht club, it was a design competition run by the RIBA. The concept reflects the calmness and fluidity of the lake in its shape, in particular in its cross section, suggesting a strong reference to the curve of a boat or yacht’s hull. Modern boat construction methods […]

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Elwood Townhouses \ Marcus O'Reilly Architects

Elwood Townhouses \ Marcus O’Reilly Architects

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• August 18, 2012 • Comments (1)

Marcus O’Reilly Architects, a St. Kilda based practice, is proud to announce that their project 19 Ruskin Street, Elwood is the recent winner of both “Best New Development 1-5 storeys” and “Best Sustainable Development” in the Annual City of Port Phillip Design and Development Awards. This 5 unit medium-density housing development been designed to contribute […]

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CIRRUS, FLORA, IRIS & ZEBRA for DIZAJNO

CIRRUS, FLORA, IRIS & ZEBRA for DIZAJNO

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• August 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

DIZAJNO has launched the CIRRUS, FLORA, IRIS & ZEBRA. The primary idea was light. Light consisting of colors. The colours in the everyday people’s life. The contrast of comfort and discomfort. The sun and the rain. That’s what all of us experience … Lubo Majer, designer Upholstered chairs are possible to combine and create larger sofa. Traditional upholstery composition […]

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Black Dove Chair \ Baltasar Portillo

Black Dove Chair \ Baltasar Portillo

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• August 13, 2012 • Comments (0)

Baltasar Portillo, a Salvadoran Sculptor, has created the Black Dove Chair (wrought iron powder coat), which will be on exhibit by Outdoorz Gallery during Paris Design Week. Baltasar Portillo, intends to intersect between art and design by creating sculptural functional pieces. Transparency is a major characteristic in his work creating pieces that are subtle accents […]

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Kee's Chocolates by slo.vis and et al. collaborative

Kee’s Chocolates by slo.vis and et al. collaborative

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• August 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

Kee’s Chocolates has established itself as a premier destination for chocolate in NYC. After nearly ten years as a neighborhood staple, Kee’s has commissioned Architects slo.vis and et al. collaborative with a complete redesign of the Soho store. A vertical wood panel system lines one wall from floor to ceiling. A series of offset wooden […]

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