Archive for February, 2013

Children's Shoe Exposition for FIMI \ Masquespacio

Children’s Shoe Exposition for FIMI \ Masquespacio

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• February 18, 2013 • Comments (1)

Masquespacio designed the exposition of children’s shoes for the Spanish International Fair of Children’s Fashion (FIMI) celebrated in Valencia from the 25th until the 27th of January 2013. For this 76th edition FIMI organized an exposition to make a tribute to Spanish children’s shoes brands, counting with the participation of 39 national brands among which […]

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Video by ARCHMOV: Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes

Video by ARCHMOV: Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes

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• February 16, 2013 • Comments (1)

Shared by ARCHMOV, an online platform of videos with the mission to promote Portuguese Architecture. This is their first video with subtitle in English for the Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes designed by Pitagoras Arquitectos. Check it out for our earlier story here.

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Arrest Hotel: A Correctional Facility Turned Beautiful Hotel by Hunter Douglas

Arrest Hotel: A Correctional Facility Turned Beautiful Hotel by Hunter Douglas

• February 16, 2013 • Comments (1)

Opened in 1863, the Arrest Hotel in the city of Roermond, the Netherlands, was a former correctional facility containing 150 holding cells. Now, it is one of the country’s most intriguing new luxury hotels. As part of the complete renovation of the prison, the RB 500 roller shade operating system from Hunter Douglas Contract, was […]

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Dome Stool \ Studio Toer

Dome Stool \ Studio Toer

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• February 12, 2013 • Comments (1)

Toer designed a stool that gives the appearance of sitting on air, Dome. The eighty curved steel rods that spring out of the wooden base create a polar array. This strong shape, used in famous architecture like the pantheon, makes it strong enough to sit on. The stool is crafted from beech wood and is […]

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SAIC Leroy Neiman Student Center & Legacy Classrooms \ Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

SAIC Leroy Neiman Student Center & Legacy Classrooms \ Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

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• February 12, 2013 • Comments (0)

Like most urban schools, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) does not have a main campus. Instead, housed in several buildings in a three-block area of Chicago’s Loop, it has long lacked a central focus point for the school and its students. This 19,000-square-foot renovation provides a student center for the institute’s […]

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Kino Nowe Horyzonty, New Horizons Cinema in Wroclaw \ BUCK ARCHITEKCI

Kino Nowe Horyzonty, New Horizons Cinema in Wroclaw \ BUCK ARCHITEKCI

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• February 10, 2013 • Comments (0)

Foyer of one of the largest art house cinemas in Europe. New Horizons Cinema is a 9-screening rooms independent movie theatre, which connects all kinds of activities related to the film and its promotion – so not only the regular movie screenings, but also festivals, reviews, exhibitions and educational programs. Project included renovation and reorganization […]

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Typographic Bookshelf \ Meb Rure Studio

Typographic Bookshelf \ Meb Rure Studio

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• February 10, 2013 • Comments (4)

Turkish designer Mebrure Oral designed the Typographic Bookshelf. + Design statement “Simple way to organize books.” Designed to simplify organizing books and encourage to read more. Separating books into sections “has been read” and will be read” serves as reminder. Typographic elements and perpendicular lines act like bookends. Modern and stimulating appearance. Made by craftsmanship […]

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Molocko \ Leonardo Criolani

Molocko \ Leonardo Criolani

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• February 9, 2013 • Comments (0)

Molocko, the light that accompanies the sunset, which penetrates through the forms, which intersects with lines dictated by the contrast. The linearity of a shape such as a cube, interrupted and displaced from its geometric nature, accentuated by a light source that tries to expand, as if to break the perfection of a geometric shape, […]

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Installation by Gert Wingardh at the Furniture Fair in Stockholm

Installation by Gert Wingardh at the Furniture Fair in Stockholm

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• February 8, 2013 • Comments (1)

Swedish architect Gert Wingårdh and Finnish illustrator Kustaa Saksi have joined creative forces to design the installation that will set the stage for talks on design and architecture at the fair. They have each started out from their own perspective while adhering to a shared vision. From the very beginning, the idea has been to […]

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The Cathay Carpark \ Manic Design

The Cathay Carpark \ Manic Design

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• February 5, 2013 • Comments (0)

For our very first large-scale wayfinding project, we were tasked to revamp a cinema + shopping mall’s carpark. A total of 6 parking floors — out of which only 4 had direct access to the shopping mall — presented us with a unique set of problems. We solved this by carefully tweaking the language on […]

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