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Wednesday 10 July, 2013

The Inori System By Fiam: A Must-have Furniture Piece

Create a stunning focal point in your family room, living room, or den with the Inori system from Fiam. Inspired by the Japanese word “to pray,” this system will give a room a sense of peace and tranquility. The system’s vertical part resembles hands in the act of thanking, giving, and receiving. Designed by Setsu […]


Tuesday 09 July, 2013

The Inori System By Fiam: A Must-have Furniture Piece

Create a stunning focal point in your family room, living room, or den with the Inori system from Fiam. Inspired by the Japanese word “to pray,” this system will give a room a sense of peace and tranquility. The system’s vertical part resembles hands in the act of thanking, giving, and receiving. Designed by Setsu […]



Thursday 21 June, 2012

Why Skateboarding Matters to Architecture

Studiometro's Bastard Store, a cinema converted into office space, showroom, and skateboarding bowl.


Friday 16 March, 2012

Tasteful Home Remodeling by Maurice Padovani: Le Prado Residence

Le Prado Residence in Marseilles, France. was recently redesigned by French architect Maurice Padovani. Here is an excerpt from the official project description:“This former smallholding flanked by a stable was renovated in three steps. At the very end of the nineties, the young family setting up on the first floor gladly agreed to the two children […]


Friday 16 March, 2012

Tasteful Home Remodeling by Maurice Padovani: Le Prado Residence

Le Prado Residence in Marseilles, France. was recently redesigned by French architect Maurice Padovani. Here is an excerpt from the official project description:“This former smallholding flanked by a stable was renovated in three steps. At the very end of the nineties, the young family setting up on the first floor gladly agreed to the two children […]


Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Led Zeppelin by Arthur Analts

This step ladder by Latvian designer Arthur Analts can rest flat against the wall, fit into a corner at 45 degrees or rest securely in a corner at 25 degrees, thanks to the shape of its top and bottom rungs.


Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Original and Colorful Approach to the Classic Bench: “Pylon”

When we first saw this bench we couldn’t help but immediately associating it with a stack of colorful crayons. According to Dezeen, the Swedish designers Marcus Abrahamsson and Kristoffer Fagerström created this unusual looking seating piece entitled “Pylon”, by using pine batons. Here is a short description from the designers: This sleek seat is based […]


Tuesday 09 February, 2010

Ruché Settee from Ligne Roset and Inga Sempé

Designer Inga Sempé and French furniture maker Ligne Roset team up to create the slender and refined Ruché offered in a 2 and 3-seat versions, footstool and classic 1-arm settee. According to Sempé, \”I wanted to take a completely different approach: a settee lifted from the ground by a simple, fine structure which supports a […]


Saturday 06 February, 2010

Ruché Settee from Ligne Roset and Inga Sempé

Designer Inga Sempé and French furniture maker Ligne Roset team up to create the slender and refined Ruché offered in a 2 and 3-seat versions, footstool and classic 1-arm settee. According to Sempé, \”I wanted to take a completely different approach: a settee lifted from the ground by a simple, fine structure which supports a […]