In a small cottage from the late 1800s in Åkersberga outside Stockholm live Keya and Daniel with children Nell and Salma and King Poodle Valter. In anticipation of the building of the cottage idea was born to build a large summer room where the family would have a place to socialize with their friends.
Combining a requirement for luxury with the latest ideas in modern decor, Reid Smith Architects completed Lower Foxtail Residence, a “sparkling residence of glass and clean lines tucked in among predominantly rustic cabins in the Yellowstone Club.” With a remote location and plenty of lush greenery surrounding the building, this Montana house raises the bar when it comes to contemporary US living. Its exterior defined by the use of stone, wood and glass somewhat manages to hide the design treats inside
Metaphor Design Studio have drawn inspiration from the artist’s studio for this Bangkok restaurant, House of Salad. Embracing the slightly dishevelled quality we typically associate with an artist’s space, it’s reinterpreted with an almost cinematic approach. The result is a hazy, dreamlike den that captures the imagination.
Architects Sergey Mishin and Katya Larina of Studio Mishin teamed up with Daniel Llofriu Pou, Alberto Arguimbau of Arup to build a beautifully illuminated, perforated copper staircase for Michin’s new Villa Mallorca.“The detailed design of the complex structure is based on a limited set of panel types and interface geometries to allow for a consistent appearance and an efficient procurement. The installation is sequenced in such a way that the structural panels interlock with each other and a delicate substructure to minimize visible connections.” Explained Jan Wurm, Arup’s Materials Practice Leader for Europe.
Conarte reached out to Anagrama with the mission to create a space that would foster a love of reading and learning for children. The children’s library and cultural center was to be inside a warehouse-like building, an untouchable heritage site of the state. This design proposal needed to take into account the untouchable nature of the building and, in some way, enhance it.
AISIDI, main dealer of product and mobile service in China, has combined with Coordination Asia, a firm of design and architecture, to launch a new series of stores, AER. Advertising slogan inscribed on the black path to the ground, counter Lego game on the typography, the result is beautiful and successful.
Located in Shibuya, Tokyo, the home has got an ultra clean exterior, and a warm yet ultimately masculine air about it. The bottom floor has got an interestingly placed skate bowl with the interesting juxtaposition of a glossy black piano just behind it.
Spanish based interior designer Iñaki Aliste Lizarralde had the same thought as us, and decided to do something for himself creating this incredible series of highly detailed floor plans from some of our favorite television shows. The collection includes the likes of The Simpson, Dexter, Friends, Seinfeld, Two and a Half Men, The Big Bang Theory, How I Met Your Mother, and a handful others.
Powerhouse footwear label Nike has just completely redesigned their London headquarters, and while it doesn’t quite share the same wow effect of their Beaverton, Oregon headquarters, the London based HQ is stunning to say the least.
The Cloud House is situated in the suburbs of Melbourne (Fitzroy North) and its name comes from the extension of the original Edwardian house; the ensemble is nothing but a beautiful symbiosis between traditional and contemporary architecture.
The Louisiana State Museum and Sports Hall of Fame in historic Natchitoches merges two contrasting collections formerly housed in a university coliseum and a nineteenth century courthouse, elevating the visitor experience for both. Set in the oldest settlement in the Louisiana Purchase on the banks of the Cane River Lake, the design mediates the dialogue between sports and history, past and future, container and contained.
The Fabulous Frozen Factory, located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico is a new concept in the city that creates ice cream in cryogenic ways.
The interior concept was based in a big ice cream machine inside a warehouse where the costumer can be part of the spectacle of the preparation experience.
The goal was to develop a machine that can delimit the space and divide the program of the table integrating the original graphic developed by MIUNA y Osvany Tolosa in just one element.
There’s an upside-down living room on the ceiling of this Polish fashion boutique created by design studio smallna for fashion brand Risk. Made in Warsaw.The designers at smallna were influenced by the reversible nature of Risk. Made in Warsaw’s clothing range, in which items can be worn inside-out or back-to-front, to create the illusion of defying gravity.
Lighting projectors and cables hang from the spindly branches of chunky black trees inside this penthouse bar and nightclub in Paris by French designer Mathieu Lehanneur.Named Electric, the music venue features soundproofed music rooms, an outdoor terrace and a dance floor facing out over the city skyline.