As part of a larger renovation program in the town of L’Aquila in Italy, part of the area which suffered extensive damage during the devastating earthquake of 2009, is the Palace of Labour, an architectural project, of geometrical but refined language, undertaken by Verona based architect, Alberto Apostoli.
Paris based designer Mathieu Lehanneur in collaboration with architect Ana Moussinet have designed the interior of a new cultural venue in Paris, Electric Paris. In a multi-purpose space of 1.000 sqm. facilities are in place to host a wide variety of diverse events from music to sports and art to fashion.
Envisioned by Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola, Canasta is the name of the latest collection of outdoor furniture for B & B Italia. The name Canasta means ‘baskets’ in Spanish and the woven polyethylene fibre of which the furniture is made resembles the handcrafted basket-work of traditional ethnic cultures.
Quai de la Graille is a project for an apartment block in the French Alps town of Grenoble. Designed by the local practice of r2k Architects, the simple geometric form of the 10 storey structure is set apart from the neighboring buildings by irregularly spaced balconies, and not just any run-of-the-mill additions but organic shapes which appear to have grown out of the building haphazardly.
Since the emergence of Modern Greece and the founding of the city of Athens as the capital of the Independent Greek State in the mid-19th century, the city has suffered a series of trials and tribulations, always struggling through whatever was thrown its way.
The redesign project of the interior of the MIRO Store in downtown Kolonaki was recently undertaken by Stavros Papagiannis of Stage Design Office. Already a store renowned for its simple elegance, the design intervention by Mr Papagiannis added a further sleek aesthetic to the space.
This collection of colourful images is the work of a young graphic designer who turned his hand to the creation of art. Based in Paris, Benoit Jammes one day came across a pile of discarded cassette tapes. As they instilled in him a sense of nostalgia for his childhood and youth and the pleasure he had experienced from the music of the 80s...
In modern day China, the constantly rising demand for luxury goods is reaching dizzying heights and spurring on brands to bigger and better concepts in order to take an even larger piece of the pie. After the success of the Johnnie Walker House in Shanghai, it was only a matter of time before Beijing would boast its own Johnnie Walker experience.
The Greek village square has been transported to the area of Nea Ionia, Athens as reimagined by young architect Eleftherios Ambatzis, in the design concept of 'Stin Platia', a newly opened grill-restaurant. Created from a disused storeroom, its tired interior of the past has been reinvented as a contemporary interpretation of the countryside.
Kris van Assche is looking to the future and he is ready to break all the rules. The designer firstly worked for Dior Homme in 2001 and for six years as an assistant to Hedi Slimane before he started his own label. Three years after that van Assche came back to Dior to take over the position of artistic director after Slimane’s departure-now creative director of Saint Laurent Paris.