These days, it’s a growing trend among large companies to assert individuality by arranging seats in harmony with the brand values and culture. When famous denim brand G-Star RAW has built new offices in Amsterdam last year in an industrial building under the famous signature of Rem Koolhaas, the choice of furniture came as a challenge.
The latest project of peinter and now interior architect Alexandra Zabunov, is this bright and eclectic apartment. Each piece of furniture tells a story full of meanings, the interior is decorated and outlined to match the effervescent creativity and personality of its owner.
Inside this space, Alexandra introduced several pieces with charm, such as the sofa with five different backs and the table with solid oak wood countertop, all handmade specially made for this project.
Located in a building on the corner of the street, the store should house the contemporaneity of the collection and the brand ́s new language. It has acted in the market for over 60 years and in this new undertaking, it searches for a new esthetic language printed on its products and also in the architecture.
A honeycomb inspired the hexagonal shape on the facade and this shape allows a better solution for planes and curves situation. The coating was used in some moments in an opaque way and in others as semi-translucent, evoking movement between straight and curved angles. At the same time, shaping the openings sometimes explicit like in the main window and it alludes itself more discretely at times to incite visitation.
The masonry was peeled and exposed crudely and the lighting uses the preexisting structure to its fixation, bringing the highest flexibility possible for the product exhibition at the store. Old existent bricks were kept making a conversation between new and old materials.Inspired by the unusual architectural proposal, the plastic artist Felipe Morozini signs the creative direction of the objects, furniture and the art for ESTAR GABRIEL.
Each spring Salone del Mobile arrives in Milan, bringing with it the world’s top designers, architects and design enthusiasts. Among the many highly anticipated product launches, pop ups and parties, this year saw iconic Italian furniture company Kartell formally introduce a series of pieces designed by both new and known designers, including rock star Lenny Kravitz.
Although better known for his music, Kravitz can include designer on his CV, having founded his own studio,Kravitz Design Inc, in 2003. In recent years he’s been involved with multiple large-scale hotel projects, a collaboration with Swarovski and now, is collaborating with none other than famed design personality Philippe Stark on a new rendition of his Mademoiselle chair.
Vespa Galleria includes a scooter showroom, merchandise shop, scooter service and small exhibition space all-in-one. The 7,500 square foot gallery features a high-gloss mint green finish on the floor and ceiling, curvy white brick walls, and custom wood furniture that bind together to create the cheerful space.
“Pracownia” is the tenth project of the collection “XII”, designed entirely by Karina Wiciak.
The restaurant is called “Pracownia” (which in Polish means “workshop”), because it was designed as a light pastiche of a painter’s studio. The most characteristic features of the interior are colourful blobs, because almost the entire interior of the “Papiernia” has been splashed with paint, from floor through furniture to the ceiling. It was not designed to be youth interior in the pop-art style, but to be modern, elegant restaurant.
Zaha Hadid is best known for conjuring up countless landmark buildings, but the Pritzker Prize-winning architect’s multifaceted design portfolio also includes furniture, footwear and, now, a yacht.The master prototype conceived for the 128m yacht will, in turn, be used to inspire the design of The Unique Circle Yachts. That collection of five separate 90m yachts will incorporate design philosophies of the master prototype but will include modifications to ensure they meet the technical specifications required to approve vessels for ocean crossings.
Playfully enlarging sweets typically made from flour and dough into a real-life furniture, designer Boggy Chan has created this series ‘Sweeties’. the cupcake stool and biscuit table were based on the concept of playing with food, discovering its texture, smell and touch of the ingredients and turning it into a design object.
The former hamptons abode of Truman Capote, author of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”, was partially destroyed by a fire and rebuilt almost from the ground by new owner and american artist Ross Bleckner. Bleckner chose an all-white interior that sets off the wooden furniture and reorganized the floor plan with interconnected rooms that open to the garden. He has also installed his adjacent studio, a large open space with a neutral background for his paintings.
Created by Santa Barbara designer Hayley Bridges, along with the team at Brothers of Industry, these Santa Barbara locals are excited to feature locally crafted furniture and lighting along with a carefully curated mix of vintage finds.
Among waterways and Victorian mansions, this house is an island edge amid an architectural environment marked by the English tradition. Its glass and steel structure, and its plant in the style industry attest to its last close. The property was until recently an abandoned warehouse and before that, carpentry a furniture company. Its structure reflects and interiors also evoke and enhance this aesthetic.Steel beams, engineering lathes, pulleys, cables and oxidized finishes happen in this magnificent setting.
The continent is the work of architectural Wells Mackereth. One of its members,Sally Mackereth, interior design firm also with Hosh Ibrahim Planet Developments.
In Venice, California resides furniture and instrument builder Charles Lushear , the man that is responsible for these carved wood Batman Bat Symbol Tables.The table is shaped to look just like Batman’s bat symbol and comes in three different options including black or walnut with hairpin legs, and walnut with an option for curved legs.
The name of this one says it all, a furniture collection that takes on the shape of both numbers and letters. These lounge chairs incorporate the entire alphabet from A to Z, numbers 0 to 9, and even 25 different punctuation marks to let them know how you really feel. The best part is that this furniture can be customized to fit your needs, personal or corporate identity, and not just the letters and numbers either. You can even choose the type of finishes and materials you would like on the lamps and chairs.
“Opus” is a new cultural-financial model for a coffee house by Israelian designer Dor Ohrenstein, that combines on the go office properties with relaxing coffee house surrounding . Inside the “Opus coffee house” he designed a furniture system that allows new sitting posture inspired by the Qi gong world and combined with the west Physiotherapy principles.
Whether you live in an apartment, in a block or house, the pictures below will inspire you in choosing the right decoration for your balcony.Choose the right pieces of furniture and a fresh style and it can become a dinette or a new place for dinner parties with friends.
You can never have too much inspiration when decorating your home. Most of the time you can not really build what you dream about, but the idea is at the back of your mind. Or you see some interesting things in the pictures, but you just can not make the leap from there to reality.