Recently completed by the Athens and Heraklion based practice of Tectus Design, LARGO cafe exerts a new positive presence in Lions Square in the center of Heraklion, Crete. A comfortable, welcoming space, its classic contemporary aesthetic exhibiting exceptional retro details which add an element of warmth to the interior.
With the introduction of the new range of smart watches, gadget lovers the world over are celebrating their arrival. One of the most comprehensive of these in terms of usability and unique features is the Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch, an accessory to the Samsung Galaxy Smartphone.
Many designers are like explorers who include influences from outside their professional field. A design process is often shaped by all-encompassing processes such as natural processes, developments in society and at the same time seemingly unimportant things and mistakes.
A fun collection of portraits depicting many of the international stars of architecture, past and present, is the subject of Archipix by Barcelona based Italian graphic artist, Federico Babina.
The Rusted Bookshelf is a design project undertaken by Greek architect and designer, Eleftherios Ambatzis. The task at hand was to create an object or screen which would visually divide a poolside terrace into two distinct spaces. Rather than a simple screen, the designer created a functional object with a powerful sculptural element, a double sided bookcase.
Alber Elbaz stated before the show that “proportion is fashion” and that pretty much summarized what Lucas Osendrijver and himself presented for Lanvin Fall/Winter 2013 collection.
Finish and Amsterdam-based designer Janne Kyttanen has designed a line of 3D printed wedge shoes with the strength to be worn and to print overnight from the ease of your own home on the CubeX 3D printer.
STOLARNIA is a concept design, the sixth of a twelve piece collection of interiors entitled ‘XII’ by Karina Wiciak of Wamhouse. The name which means ‘Carpenter’s Shop’ in Polish refers to the inspiration of the piece, the Bory Tucholskie National Park, a forested area which the designer considers to represent the ultimate expression of carpentry.
A design project with a difference is Surfer’s Home, a project close to the heart of Rhodes based architect and avid surfer who created a personal space which pays homage both to his craft and his hobby. There are no secrets in this tiny 28 m2 residence, on the contrary, the experiences and trips to distant oceans are all referenced within the design concept of this wonderful home.
A renovation project for a 1970s structure to house the Satellite Control Centre in Arganda del Rey was undertaken by the practice of Herreros Arquitectos. The refurbishment of the circular building addressed the exterior appearance, the reorganisation of the interior and an improvement of its sustainability