Austrian architects Coop Himmelb(l)au always give a very good impression to me in every design, this time, the new Art Museum Strongoli in Calabria, by Coop Himmelb(l)au, is the third project in Italy. The art museum is situated on the top of the ‘Motta Grande’ hill overlooking the city, featuring a very long cantilever terrace offering [...]
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SANCAL, a Spanish based furniture brand recently has released The Track table, designed by Yonoh, stands out owing to its original system for joining the pieces from which it is formed. Available in four sizes, its sides are modelled in multifrequency, a technique that gives it its characteristic curved appearance.
London-based architecture and design practice, Jump Studios has recently completed the designs for a new European Design HQ for LG, a leader in consumer electronics and mobile communications.
This is the part 2 for the Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo by Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd. The success of this project is architect attempts to harmonize between Finnish and Japanese culture and architectural form in this project. + Project description provided by Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd Architecture “Aiki” is based on the [...]
The Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo, by Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd. This is a first prize in the architectural competition arranged by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. I like the project in terms of the clean building form with a blurred shadow effect during the night when the interior lit up. It seems to [...]
Chile based g8vs arquitectos has designed a house that interplay between the materials. The materials are clearly defined by its form and function of the space.
Australian Letterbox House, designed by McBride Charles Ryan. The reason why this building named “letter box” is the building begins as the letterbox and unfurls to become an irregular open verandah. + Project description below provided by architect – McBride Charles Ryan It’s like a half space, half enclosed, half open. Neither in nor out [...]
If you get bored of the ordinary bookshelf, Roys is the one to stimulate your visual interest not only on the aesthetic wise, but also functionally to act as room divider and sound absorbing. This modular cube set in slight angle as a result of books displayed in diagonal order. Looks cool huh!
You no longer need a magazine holder, the snazzy Media Coffee Table by Sergey Saava helps to control all your magazine on the table with a sliding box. cool huh. + Material MDF, veneer. Available veneers: american oak (on photo), venge, walnut, zebrawood, ebony. Dimensions: h 50 cm, w 80 cm, d 45 cm.
Jouin Manku & Patrick Jouin has designed a gastronomic restaurant in the middle of Paris – Oth Sombath. A restaurant of 400 m² to showcase the talents of young Thai chef Oth Sombath for up to 80 diners. Façade, as viewed from rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré. The bar, with textured curving wall leading to [...]
F House by Japanese architect Katsufumi Kubota. The contemporary geometrical facade is so precise, clean, striking and structurally very provocative. It folded to become a roof and opened up the interior space into the landscape. The house reminds me Tadao Ando works, perhaps because of its concrete finish and clean interior space with light. This [...]
Japanese architect Toyo Ito has designed Mayuhana for Japanese lighting specialist Yamagiwa, this light featuring spun thread design with a double or triple skin of delicate fibre mesh, that producing a soft light and shadow around. + Design description This series was created by reeling string around a mold the way thread is spun off [...]