Archive for the ‘Design’ Category
Twister is a newly opened restaurant in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. Drawing inspiration from the upward pull of a tornado, designers Sergey Makhno and Vasily Butenko created a two-story dining area that hovers above the floor on super-slim legs, complete with light fixtures that resemble rain drops. At the bar area, you’ll feel like your hanging out in a bird’s nest, as the walls are covered with thatched sticks, and the cushy seats look like clumped together pine cones. (more…)
Located in the center of Hokkaido, House M, designed by Jun Igarashi, is a minimalist beauty with clean, streamlined elements throughout its interior and exterior. There is an exhilaration of simple, modern elements that define the home’s unique characteristics, including the way in which the architect separated the space to increase privacy. (more…)
The original LC furniture range by Le Corbusier, whose actual name is Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, was a system of furniture co-designed with his cousins Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand in 1928. The tubular steel furniture projected a new rationalist aesthetic that came to epitomize the International Style. The original LC2 Grand Comfort is in the permanent design collection of the Museum of Modern Art. (more…)
Pixel is a new seating system from Not Tom, a small newish London-based design studio.
Based on the LCD pixel, this upholstered bench can be used in commercial spaces like reception areas and can be assembled in a variety of configurations. Because it is supported by a steel frame, it is visually light yet sturdy. (more…)
Roll & Mix is a multifunctional kitchen roller that splits in two, designed by Marcial Ahsayane of Ahsayane Studio, based in Brussels.
Each half has a different function: one is an oil bottle and the other one is a mortar for grind and mix. Both ends can be threaded together to be used as a roller, therefore performing three functions in one. (more…)
Lianna Sheppard, a graduate of MA in fashion at Kingston University, is a talented young designer who is part of the new line of those who play with space, beyond the clothes .. Lianna is an obsession of the triangle and has a vivid imagination when it comes to playing with the hybrid spaces and three dimensions. Inspired by mathematical models and fractional forms, his master’s project is a collection or series of portable 3D structures. Transforming parts by using several means: the play of light, motion model, structure and color, but also through the use of magnets to link the parts to be worn in several ways different on the body (more…)
London-based architect Daniel Widrig and Sutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen first collaborated at Amsterdam Fashion Week in 2010 on a collection called Crystallization (above) — a fashion collection of 3D-printed dresses. Escapism is the continuation of this collaboration and launched at Paris Fashion week earlier this year. (more…)
How do you combine two penthouse condos together? With a slide, of course.
Turett Collaborative Architects (TCA) met the challenge of a NYC East Village client who wanted to connect the interior of two newly constructed penthouse condos in a fun way — with a slide. (more…)
Here are a few photographs of the M2 Metro Station in Lausanne, Switzerland by Bernard Tschumi Architects, 2008. Above the green roof in the photos at top and bottom is the Interface Flon Railway and Metro Station (2001), also by Tschumi. A predecessor to these two projects is his Bridge City (1988) proposal for the area. Photos are by asli aydin. (more…)
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