On the banks of the Danube in Bratislava, Eurovea stands the Mercado, the latest business venture for the Medusa Group, the largest catering group in the country. In a clean bright space with a definite urban industrial vibe, Mercado pays homage to fresh produce, seasonal fruit and vegetables which claim a role within its diverse menu.
A design project with a difference, undertaken by Radu Calin and Sebastian Mindroiu of the Romanian practice of Pick Two, is the Stadio Sports Bar. Located in the glass topped atrium of the Union Business Centre, an iconic heritage structure in the heart of Bucharest, Romania...
A short distance from the city center of Gothenburg in Sweden is the area of Lindholmen, once the heart of the shipbuilding industry but now an up and coming region for innovation in the fields of science and technology. It is here that the newly opened Radisson Blu Riverside stands, a design project by the practice of Doos Architects.
An experimental project which delves into the qualities of an alternative fabric, was conducted by Coatian designer Matija Cop. The fabric is constructed of laser cut synthetic water and UV resistant foam, slotted together with tabs, without the need for conventional garment making methods of stitching or gluing,
The Origo Coffee Shop in Bucharest Romania, designed by Lama Arhitectura represents a dream come true in the form of a startup business for an enthusiastic barista, a place he can call his own. In a space of just 65 sq.m., the Origo coffee shop functions as a coffee bar during the day but at sunset it lowers its lights and becomes an extremely cool cocktail bar...
Overlooking the changeable Atlantic seascape in south west Ireland stands the House at Goleen, a project undertaken by the practice of Niall McLaughlin Architects for the renovation of a cottage which had been on the site for some time and had fallen into serious disrepair, and its supplementation by an extension which would satisfy the needs of the client.
In a village near Belo Horizonte, the capital of Minas Gerais state in Brazil is the Inhotim Centre for Contemporary Arts. A fascinating project funded by businessman Bernardo Paz, rather than housing the exhibits under one roof, various pavilions and structures are located throughout the lush green parkland of 35 hectares, surrounded by a verdant native forest.
Young German designer, Sebastian Herkner certainly made his mark during the 2013 Milan Design Week with a varied collection of furniture and household items. The contrasting elements in terms of color, functionality and manufacturing methods shared a common element of quality and innovation as well as often uniquely inspirational themes.
Located on a premium site in a residential area, House in Monasterios is a design project for the Valencia based practice of Ramos Esteva. Inspired by the surrounding landscape, the stone clad structure is formed by a series of connecting volumes of varying heights, with strong defining walls...
Ulyana Sergeenko, a former model and wife to a Russian insurance billionare became initially known as being part of the Russian Pack; a group of ethereal Russian women who have taken the fashion scene by storm and are adorned by style-blogs and fashion magazines worldwide for their eclectic style and aesthetic.