• Plan-Bureau-Valley-House-1

    Plan Bureau visualizes a contemporary wooden house in the mountains

    Monday, May 25, 2015

    Overlooking the magnificent views of the Dolomite mountains in northeastern Italy, this proposed timber cabin is designed by Ukrainian architect Kostiantyn Kuvika, the studio principal at Kiev-based Plan Bureau. The 1260 square feet Valley house design has been inspired by the natural ​​asymmetry of the surrounding mountain landscape. The asymmetrical structure  aims at creating a distinctive and memorable architectural object, which […]

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    The Sketch collection by Studio Beam

    Friday, May 22, 2015

    The Sketch collection by Studio Beam Tel Aviv-based Studio Beam loves the challenges of design and hold a very dynamic approach to the design process, each process starts from a different beginning  point – technological, material or conceptual, smart design techniques are applied in order to achieve design synergy between material form and technology. Their Sketch collection comprises […]

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  • airbnb-brazil-Jaime-Recycled-Cabin-1

    Artist rents out a holiday home built from garbage

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015

    Someone’s trash is someone else’s treasure. The statement proves to be correct as soon as you step in to the colourful and charming property of Uruguayan visual artist Jaime. Nested atop a hill in the heavenly island of Florianopolis in Brazil, Jamie built the ‘Cabana Floripa’ using material deemed as garbage by others. Most of the material came from homes that […]

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  • chiharu-shiota-the-key-in-the-hand-venice-art-biennale-01

    The Key in the hand installation by Chiharu Shiota

    Saturday, May 16, 2015

    Ever since its foundation, the Venice Art Biennale has been at the forefront in the research and promotion of new artistic trends.  Amongst the several art installations, one of the highlights of the 2015 biennale is the installation created by Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota at the entrance of the Japan pavilion. Titled, “The Key in the Hand”, the installation is an […]

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  • travelbox-living-in-a-portable-box-03

    Travelbox provides mobile micro-house living

    Monday, May 11, 2015

    Unlike our past generations where the norm was to own a house, raise a family and have a steady job, today, most young people switch jobs every 2-3 years on average. A lot of them travel and relocate internationally to pursue their dreams. While the idea of living a nomadic lifestyle seems to be super exciting, most […]

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  • los-trompos_spinning_tops_installation-14

    High Museum of Art in Atlanta unveils the spinning tops installation

    Thursday, May 7, 2015

    The Sifly Piazza at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta has been filled with a spectacular display of vibrant colours. As part of the museum’s initiative to explores how engagement with art and design can extend beyond the Museum’s walls through dynamic installations, Contemporary Mexican designers Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena were commissioned to create an interactive […]

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  • MCZ Group - Toba model

    Italian stoves heat up the marketplace

    Monday, May 4, 2015

    Toba Model Forget what you know about stoves. These Italian beauties aren’t cookers but heaters, used to warm up the house, not dinner. They’re sleek and modern and are designed to complement interior spaces. The Toba model, a steel and aluminum unit with a ceramic or soapstone front leads the parade, winning an International IF […]

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  • carbon-wood-bike-01

    Handcrafted carbon wooden bike built in Italy

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015

    Designed and built in Italy, the Carbon Wood Bike is a stylish, light-weight and extremely sturdy bike specially handcrafted for the modern-day biker. Created by a talented duo of father and son, the bike is a fusion of modern-minimalist design thinking and traditional wood-working craftsmanship. The biggest challenge was to create a wooden bike which was light-weight yet […]

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  • ikea-concept-kitchen-2025-1

    IKEA visualizes a kitchen with drone-delivered groceries

    Monday, April 27, 2015

    Can you imagine a kitchen design that functions through interactive tables and drone-delivered groceries? As part of the Milan Design Week 2015, global furniture leader IKEA revealed their Concept Kitchen 2025, created in collaboration with London-based design firm IDEO and students from Sweden’s Lund and Eindhoven universities. The futuristic smart kitchen prototype visualizes the way kitchen operations would run ten years from now. The […]

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  • dental-clinic-interiors-in-sydney-by-Pedra Silva Architects

    Lisbon architects design a state-of-the-art dental clinic in Sydney

    Thursday, April 23, 2015

    Lisbon-based Pedra Silva Architects were invited to design a high-level state of the art dental clinic on one of Sydney’s high-end retail streets. An aesthetic is something that may be mistaken as an additional almost cosmetic layer to a design, but in this particular project, the aesthetic is a clear response to problem solving. As per the design brief, the […]

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Plan-Bureau-Valley-House-1
May
25

Overlooking the magnificent views of the Dolomite mountains in northeastern Italy, this proposed timber cabin is designed by Ukrainian architect Kostiantyn Kuvika, the studio principal at Kiev-based Plan Bureau. The 1260 square feet Valley house design has been inspired by the natural ​​asymmetry of the surrounding mountain landscape. The asymmetrical structure  aims at creating a distinctive and memorable architectural object, which […]

wire-lamps-sketch-collection-by-studio-beam-06
May
22

The Sketch collection by Studio Beam Tel Aviv-based Studio Beam loves the challenges of design and hold a very dynamic approach to the design process, each process starts from a different beginning  point – technological, material or conceptual, smart design techniques are applied in order to achieve design synergy between material form and technology. Their Sketch collection comprises […]

airbnb-brazil-Jaime-Recycled-Cabin-1
May
19

Someone’s trash is someone else’s treasure. The statement proves to be correct as soon as you step in to the colourful and charming property of Uruguayan visual artist Jaime. Nested atop a hill in the heavenly island of Florianopolis in Brazil, Jamie built the ‘Cabana Floripa’ using material deemed as garbage by others. Most of the material came from homes that […]

chiharu-shiota-the-key-in-the-hand-venice-art-biennale-01
May
16

Ever since its foundation, the Venice Art Biennale has been at the forefront in the research and promotion of new artistic trends.  Amongst the several art installations, one of the highlights of the 2015 biennale is the installation created by Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota at the entrance of the Japan pavilion. Titled, “The Key in the Hand”, the installation is an […]

travelbox-living-in-a-portable-box-03
May
11

Unlike our past generations where the norm was to own a house, raise a family and have a steady job, today, most young people switch jobs every 2-3 years on average. A lot of them travel and relocate internationally to pursue their dreams. While the idea of living a nomadic lifestyle seems to be super exciting, most […]

los-trompos_spinning_tops_installation-14
May
7

The Sifly Piazza at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta has been filled with a spectacular display of vibrant colours. As part of the museum’s initiative to explores how engagement with art and design can extend beyond the Museum’s walls through dynamic installations, Contemporary Mexican designers Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena were commissioned to create an interactive […]

MCZ Group - Toba model
May
4

Toba Model Forget what you know about stoves. These Italian beauties aren’t cookers but heaters, used to warm up the house, not dinner. They’re sleek and modern and are designed to complement interior spaces. The Toba model, a steel and aluminum unit with a ceramic or soapstone front leads the parade, winning an International IF […]

carbon-wood-bike-01
Apr
29

Designed and built in Italy, the Carbon Wood Bike is a stylish, light-weight and extremely sturdy bike specially handcrafted for the modern-day biker. Created by a talented duo of father and son, the bike is a fusion of modern-minimalist design thinking and traditional wood-working craftsmanship. The biggest challenge was to create a wooden bike which was light-weight yet […]

ikea-concept-kitchen-2025-1
Apr
27

Can you imagine a kitchen design that functions through interactive tables and drone-delivered groceries? As part of the Milan Design Week 2015, global furniture leader IKEA revealed their Concept Kitchen 2025, created in collaboration with London-based design firm IDEO and students from Sweden’s Lund and Eindhoven universities. The futuristic smart kitchen prototype visualizes the way kitchen operations would run ten years from now. The […]

dental-clinic-interiors-in-sydney-by-Pedra Silva Architects
Apr
23

Lisbon-based Pedra Silva Architects were invited to design a high-level state of the art dental clinic on one of Sydney’s high-end retail streets. An aesthetic is something that may be mistaken as an additional almost cosmetic layer to a design, but in this particular project, the aesthetic is a clear response to problem solving. As per the design brief, the […]

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