Casa 2G, a design project for a family home in San Pedro, Nuovo Leon in Mexico was undertaken by the Monterey based practice of S-AR stacion - ARquitectura. The philosophy of this project is one of honesty and privacy in which a home was designed and constructed for its occupants, a home which doesn’t need to prove itself in any way...
Home 09 is a recent interior design project of the Dutch practice of i29 Interior Architects in the Villa Bloemendaal, a sustainable design by Paul de Ruiter Architects. This spacious two storey home of 489 sq.m. is located in Bloemendaal, one of the most sought after residential locations in Holland.
In recent years we have seen a rapid rise in the popularity of concrete as the choice of material used not only in construction, but also in interior design. Once thought of simply as an acceptable option for industrial surfaces, it has now become the darling of the art and design world.
An exhibition currently on show at the Budweis House of Art in the Czech Republic is Ku u so u by Japanese architect Takeshi Hosaka. The title means ‘imagination’ in Japanese and refers to the initial thoughts of a design concept, which doesn’t necessarily reach fruition.
A collaboration between artist Richard Woods and product designer Sebastian Wrong brought about the ‘Logo Chair’. Created for an exhibition at the Galerie VIVID in Rotterdam, the ‘logos of reality’ series of chairs consists of a simple childlike interpretation of what a chair should be, put together in a traditional woodblock technique.
A radical redesign of Terminal 2 in the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris was undertaken by Marc Fidele and Andrei David, the architects of the Paris Airport Engineering and Architectural Management. A huge public space of this type has to stand up to the wear and tear of thousands of travellers who pass through on a daily basis.
Set to make a debut at the Milan Design week is a down scaled prototype of a series of self-assembling furniture. An experimental project of Belgian designer and engineer Carl de Smet, the furniture design is computer generated and created from an innovate new age material, shape memory polyurethane (SMPU).
The Big Island, as the largest island in Hawaii is known, was mainly formed by the eruptions from the island’s active volcanoes. It is on this island, in the middle of Ohia forest, an indigenous tree which takes root on lava, that Lavaflow 7, a home designed by the local practice of Craig Steely Architecture is to be found.
While undertaking a refurbishment project on a Manor House near Winchester, architect Andy Ramus of the practice of AR Design Studio, discovered a run-down structure in the grounds. The structure in question turned out to be the stables which had accommodated a champion racehorse when in 1946...
This stunning collection of 3D printed jewelry was designed by two young designers from the Czech Republic, Marketa Richterova and Zbynek Krulich. Through the development of 3D software more and more pioneering designers are taking advantage of this innovative method of design and production to achieve levels of intricacy within the realization of their designs...