Recently shown in the Sawaya & Moroni showroom during Milan Design Week is the Kuki Chair, a limited edition design by Zaha Hadid for the Italian brand. The bright indigo blue chair is created from a single plastic surface which has been manipulated into a series of folds and bends which produce its final freestanding form.
The Rodnik Band brand is the creation of Scottish born, London based designer Philip Colbert. The presentation of the label is via an ironic pop band, in fact, the designer writes songs about each collection which are played during the official runway show!
A tourist information center in the Black Forest region of Baiersbronn was given a unique makeover by the practice of Partner und Partner Architekten. The 160 sq.m. space is entirely defined by what appears to be a pile of wood 15.5 meters long and 2.4 meters wide!
The Mirra, a classic office chair by the American firm of Herman Miller, has been redesigned by the German practice of Studio 7.5 and introduced at the 2013 Salone del Mobile as the Mirra 2. Inspired by the ongoing interest in and coordination of office and home environments...
A recent project undertaken by the Athens based practice of K-Studio is the interior of a new high end Japanese restaurant and bar in Kifissia, a northern suburb of Athens. The transformation of a large, double height space into an intimate evening to late night destination presented a challenge to the architects,
Students from Rotterdam’s Piet Zwart Institute presented their project. Altered Appliances this month during the 2013 Milan Design Week. This collection of four low-tech hand powered kitchen utensils were shown during a live demonstration where they explained the making process of each object.
This collection of images by Hufton + Crow depict the Sheikh Zayed Bridge designed by the practice of Zaha Hadid Architects. The team of London-based photographers are world renown for their inspirational photographs of contemporary interior and exterior architecture.
Located on a narrow sloping site in a suburb of San Paolo, Brazil, Danilo Terra of the architectural practice of Terra and Tuma Associates chose to construct a home for his family. By using poured concrete and concrete blocks as the main building material, the 185 sq.m. structure reflects the color and texture of San Paolo within its walls.
A series of beautifully crafted objects were presented by Taiwan Eco Arts during the 2013 Design Week. Coordinated by Design Director Giulio Ceppi, the collection included 5 brand new items presented for the first time, a group of seats, each one an example of the exquisite artistry of Taiwan.
London-based artist Nick Gentry breathes life into discarded floppy disks, film negatives and X-rays he collects from his fans. Gentry, then, turns the impersonal and unappealing items into breathtaking portraits of imagined identities. The subject is the actual canvas, as opposed to the person painted onto it, who is merely a representation of the information stored on the technology