A fairly simple fact of architectural truth is that interiors are divided and supported by walls. With such a hard job as this, your walls deserve more than just a lick of paint or to be hidden behind shelving! New Mexico-based company Submaterial clearly think so. They create fully customisable modern wall coverings designed to capture the [...]
The best office designs incorporate comfort, practicality and features that are created to capture the attention. It also helps if they can inspire and keep employees minds on the job at hand. In the case of San Francisco based software developer Giant Pixel, the job at hand involves creative design work, original ideas and, of [...]
In the context of home interiors and redesigning, it pays to be a bit brave with colour management. After all, various shades and colour saturation can have a huge effect on how we feel and it makes sense to always be aware of this and respect the complexities of coordination.
The Sweden-based interior photographer Jonas Ingerstedt clearly understands [...]
On the tiny German North Sea Friesan island of Föhr, an interior design project has recently been completed that clearly shows what can be achieved with just the right amount of skill and ingenuity. The new apartment – beautifully shown off in these images – was once a hay loft for a farmhouse. It is [...]
At some point most of us have imagined what it would be like to have our name up in lights. The allure and the thrill of the neon, and the fascination of the radiant beams is something that many can relate to. When allied to the traditionally literary archetypes of the classic American [...]
Bringing something of the dedication and precision of the geometry class out of the school and into the bar, is German artist Tobias Rehberger. With this temporary exhibition in a New York hotel bar, he has replicated his favourite watering hole, the Frankfurt Bar Oppenheimer.
Using bold geometric stripes, Rehburger has employed something of the dazzle camouflage tactics used in [...]
The idea of bringing staff and customers together to relax and enjoy quality sustenance and refreshment in the same space is a relatively new idea. It certainly may not appeal to every business, but the Tokyo based lifestyle and fashion brand and shop Arts & Science seems to be making a good effort in creating a stimulating environment for such activity.
The cafe [...]
Perhaps it is a feeling related with the winter, but sometimes all of us want to curl up into a bubble. With this feeling firmly in mind, Micasa LAB‘s Cocoon 1 should come as great interest. The idea behind the design is to allow people the solitude that they desire with several conveniences that most of [...]
However one experiences it, records it or conceptualises it, time is always moving on. In a modern society we are often beholden to the clock, but when it looks as good as this one, that might not be such a bad thing! This imaginative design for a pendulum clock from the Cologne based Christian Kim is [...]
A healthy sampling of wooden materials can make all the difference to a room’s make-up. Versatile, elegant and strong and practical, wooden furniture items have stood the test of time and show no signs of relinquishing their popularity now. This superb collection entitled ‘Splinter’ from Japanese studio Nendo look as though it is ready to [...]