Shelter for Juarez The spatial topology intends to generate a dichotomy in use: a sheltered space with inner uses and an upper skin working as open transversal spaces in a city in vicissitude. The morphology was given by bioclimatic studies having as outcome a series of passive strategies for the extreme and complex weather of [...]
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An interior designer and co-founder of INPUT creative studio, Yiannos Vrousgos, has recently completed the Clothing Retail Shop in Thessaloniki, Greece, called ES. The design for ES expands on elements implemented in the store’s predecessor. The juxtaposition of natural elements versus manmade materials, references the concept of an abandoned factory that is consumed by nature. [...]
Playground completed in segregated Roma settlement This Autumn Volunteer Studio completed the construction of a children’s playground in the Roma settlement of Tarlungeni, Brasov County, Romania. The project, lead by University of Sheffield graduates Huan Rimington and Hannah Martin, was built by a team of 34 students. The ground breaking project supported the Roma community’s [...]
MINI USA’s exciting MINI Snowman event was held few days ago in Kühtai, Austria. Prototypes of the new MINI John Cooper Works Countryman were previewed and guests had the opportunity to test drive this special vehicle. The event marked the first time MINI has announced that the John Cooper Works Countryman has been built/sold. The [...]
The offices of the Diaghilev is the headquarter of the Boutique Live Art Hotel in Tel Aviv. Set over 100 Square metres, the office is a hub for the hotel staff, maintenance, call centre, accounting, exhibitions and events department, in-house cafe administration, and general hotel management. Arranged around a central workspace, the layout physically, and [...]
Designed by award-winning designer Steven G., Trump Hollywood is a luxury residential building located on the beautiful beach of Hollywood, FL. The project is one of the most prestigious condominiums in south Florida. It holds 200 residences which all feature floor-to-ceiling windows, large balconies to take in the view of the ocean and top of [...]
Artist + Designer William Lee announces the release of his latest work in a geometrically inspired series completed this Fall. He is also the designer for LEAN, a multi-functional + sculptural piece released in June this Summer.
CHALLENGE: In the heart of the meat packing district in New York, turning a meat storage space into a luxury flower shop SOLUTION: The solution was based on the juxtaposition of the program and urban changes in the area. One’s memory is carved with images of cows skinned hanging on large steel overhangs required to [...]
The most conspicuous building on the River Thames, the Shard looms over other property in London, and understandably so; on completion in May 2012 it’ll be the tallest building in the EU. Standing 310 metres, the skyscraper was commissioned by property baron Irvine Sellar (the man of “towering ambition”), who selected the site next to [...]
The symbiosis of precisely focussed lighting and proportion as parameters of design affects the sensual perception and determines at the same time the physiological feeling of space quality. The interpretation of infinite changeableness of light constant movement and aliveness represented form-giving aspects of IYON. The flowing interaction of object and medium unfolds sensuality and high [...]
The “Glowing Light Ball Bench” created by Manfred Kielnhofer was present at the Light Art Biennial. The bench which has a very simple design consists of three light balls and two wooden board perforates that lay over the light balls. RGB Light technic by Technik Design.
THIERRY COSTES’ BOUTIQUE HOTEL BROUGHT .PSLAB AND INDIA MADHAVI TOGETHER FOR ANOTHER PROJECT MAISON THOUMIEUX Paris, France Design Practice – India Madhavi Site-specific response with custom products by .PSLAB for Thierry Costes and Jean-François Piège’s project Latest project in series of collaborations between .PSLAB and architect & designer India Mahdavi With hotelier Thierry Costes, .PSLAB [...]