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Friday 31 January, 2014

Olson Kundig and Jack Daws imagine a house on stilts above a polluted lake

Seattle studio Olson Kundig Architects has produced visualisations imagining the fictional scenes before and after a freight train carrying toxic chemicals haphazardly plunged into a lake where artist Jack Daws was building a house on stilts (+ slideshow). As part of a project entitled The House That Jack Built, Olson Kundig‘s images accompany an account […]

Sunday 22 September, 2013

Organic Grace: The Bloom Chair by Kenneth Cobonpue

The beauty of a garden in the springtime is unparallel in nature.  A million hues of color in the delicate new buds gives way to full-blown, brilliant saturated shades in every size and shape imaginable.  The buds pop into lush flowers with petals as soft and elegant as a silk gown.  Imagine the ability to […]

Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Peaceful and Warm Living Environment Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea: ALON Project

Courtesy of Jean-Luc Laloux

Monday 16 September, 2013

Adding Shimmer to your Interiors: Q3 Chandelier by Baxter

Imagine a night sky, far from any city, where the stars come out to shine by the millions.  The sheer wonder of gazing into the field of twinkling lights never ceases over the years.  The Q3 Chandelier from Baxter is a bit like suspending a little cubed piece of that night sky inside your own […]

Friday 13 September, 2013

Fluid Entertaining: Circle Seating by Walter Knoll

Finally, the ultimate sofa in adjustable lounging has arrived.  For entertaining guests there’s no cooler, more flexible way to throw a party where everyone can kick back to relax and talk from comfortable seating.  Introducing the Circle Seating, a UNStudio and Ben van Berkel collaborative project for the Walter Knoll name.  The completely innovative and […]

Tuesday 10 September, 2013

World’s First Concrete Rocking Chair

Swing by German design studio Paulsberg represents the newest limit concrete furniture has come to reach. When you think “rocking chair” you imagine something soft and cozy, and yes, Swing is all that! The striking 5 mm thin carbon fiber-reinforced concrete structure is padded and upholstered in comfortable-feeling bio-leather. Another layer of leather is applied […]

Thursday 27 June, 2013

Trailer: The Human Scale

Click here to view the embedded video. Derived from 40 years of research by architect, professor and author Jan Gehl, The Human Scale takes a critical look at the way we build and use our cities. Assumptions about modernity are questioned, as director Andreas M. Dalsgaard urges the viewer to imagine what would happen when […]