The Top 10 Japanese Product Designers You Should Know

Japanese design has been characterized throughout history by minimalist aesthetics, with a predilection for simplicity, elegance, lightness and empty spaces. The use of organic elements, materials and forms has also been favored in order to emphasize a spiritual connection with nature. With the advent of technology, Japan has been at […]

BIVACCO BRÉDY, A TRULY COLLECTIVE PROJECT

A project by BCW Collective in collaboration with YACademy, Cantieri d’Alta Quota, the Municipality of Avise, and the Architect’s Order of Valle d’Aosta The summit is not just a slice of rock and snow to be conquered,it is more, a metaphor for the meaning of lifethat is lost without a goal, […]

Casa Leça

Portuguese studio MUTANT architecture & design presents its Casa Leça house, a geometrically inspired house built somewhere in Portugal. The shapes converge as an act of refined poetry in its straight angles, full of white spaces that invite the eyes to explore it more profoundly. Via MUTANT Architecture and Design Portal

The Tilt House by Mutant

MUTANT architecture merges angled volumes to generate the TILT house THE HOUSE BUILT ON A TILT portuguese studio MUTANT architecture & design presents its TILT house, built in the residential neighborhood of gondomar just east of porto. the organization of the dwelling is informed by its site, which is defined by a slight […]

prada’s boutique store in tokyo has backlit ‘sponge’ walls designed by OMA

prada has again collaborated with OMA, the architecture firm founded by rem koolhaas, in the design of its boutique store in tokyo. forming part of the miyashita park shopping mall in the city’s shibuya district, the 300 square meter single-storey outlet offers a selection of clothing, bags, accessories, and footwear for men and women in unisex […]

takayuki suzuki architecture atelier drapes sheer fabric across the ceiling of japanese house

located on a mountain slope in gamagori, japan, this house by takayuki suzuki architecture atelier is built for a couple and their three children. the project is topped with a single slanted roof that unifies its multiple levels while blocking out the view from the neighborhood and the western sun. inside, the japanese architecture […]

Cool Contemporary Style Home In A Boatshed

Lavender Bay Boatshed is cool contemporary style home designed by Stephen Collier Architects located in Lavender Bay, a harbourside suburb on the lower North Shore of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. This awesome house is nice example how imagination can turn almost every object into cool home. Living right next to the […]

rivate car showroom by bureau fraai in amsterdam frames views of iconic jaguar models

Its quietly amazing how the european design always mesmerize the senses by proposing amazing features out of things that seems to come from clients ego, and even if the feat seems just to justify the needs of a random individual, the result can be pretty amazing if lands in the […]

bamboo club + cafe by VTN architects takes center stage in the heart of vietnam

The place were the bamboo becames a part of the city scenary… vinh, in central vietnam, has been a battleground for multiple wars resulting in a massive amount of destruction to the city and the surrounding region. renovation for vietnam’s biggest city in the central region of the country has steered […]

MINI LIVING + freelandbuck’s urban cabin offers living quality within 15m2

the 2018 los angeles design festival has begun and with it, one of the most anticipated installations has opened its doors: the MINI LIVING urban cabin. the new site-specific installation, which resides on the rooftop of the ROW DTLA, is the first in the series to house overnight guests. it follows the project […]

bjarke ingels group designs customizable tiny house that can be built in any location 

bjarke ingels group has designed a customizable micro-home that can be built within a rapid time-frame in any location. named ‘A45’, the project is an iteration of the traditional A-frame cabin, known for its pitched roof and angled walls. BIG has developed the qualities of this classic structure with a design that maximizes usable […]

land ark RV looks more like a high end ski lodge on wheels

land ark RV — a nomadic lifestyle brand on wheels — just released ‘drake.’ it sleeps up to six people, costs a little less than an airstream, can handle snow and is absolutely move-in-ready. all images courtesy of land ark the simply-shaped square and rectangular windows break up the sparse design like a […]

JR’s hut is a true australian home on the range, built by a two person team

R’s hut at kimo estate is an australian home on the range. typically for property value, location is everything. most people pay top dollar to be were the action is, but this project in rural new south wales has the exact opposite virtue. there is absolutely nothing around it, except for beautiful rolling hills. the […]

an architectural vanishing act, the disappearance of the vernacular home

ask any kid to draw a house, and chances are they’ll start with a rectangle and inevitably draw three lines on top — uncomplicated, but a realization that robert venturi would no doubt delight in. this notion of a house transcends culture and location, and manifests itself in two simple shapes, i.e. […]

ENGEL House / CMC architects

© BoysPlayNice  Architects CMC architects Location Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic Authors Vit Maslo, David Richard Chisholm Area 346.0 m2 Project Year 2017 Photographs BoysPlayNice Manufacturers Delta Light, Hansgrohe, Reynaers Aluminium, Rheinzink, Stiebel Eltron, NATUZZI, Corten, ABB, Corian © BoysPlayNice  LocationIn a small community in the Western region of the Czech Republic, not far from the […]

Nordea’s new Danish Headquarters

Copenhagen / Denmark / 2017 Built on a base of slate with scintillating, transparent facades, this bank sets new standards for work in the financial sector by providing an approachable environment that opens up to the city. With a tribute to the great Nordic landscapes, the new Nordea Headquarters rises […]