the complementary curves of shopping mall and cultural center in germany optimize pedestrian flow with sinuous forms. The post benthem crouwel reframe the zentralplatz in koblenz appeared first on designboom.
The "Chain" bench by Kerstin Kongsted is inspired by the principle of the conventional bicycle chain. It is fun to play with and will acommodate your needs whether you are alone or in a larger group. It can be moved in a multitude of ways and is fully flexible.
the exbury egg is a self-sustaining work space by pad studio, the SPUD group and artist stephen turner, who will work from vessel for the next year. The post exbury egg by PAD studio, SPUD group & stephen turner appeared first on designboom.
The Inside Scoop on Google's Visual Design Guidelines Mashable Under the direction of well-known Apple Senior Vice President of Design Jonathan Ive, the aesthetic for iOS 7 ditches details like Game Center's green felt — a "skeuomorphic" look seen...
Dyer Grimes Architects have completed White Lodge, located in Tandridge, England. From the architects Tony and Nicky Maude dreamed of building an ultra-modernist villa in stark contrast to the Listed manor house they had recently sold.
The Town Square Initiative is a yearlong volunteer effort in which Gensler designers set out to unearth and re-imagine unexpected open space in cities around the globe. All 43 Gensler offices were invited to participate in the conceptual project, in which we challenged our designers to identify open space in the city and reimagine it as a town square.
Visit the link for more images, diagrams and information on Gensler New York’s design of their future city.
The artist who brought us last year’s scotch-tape facial makeovers is back with a similar project involving rubber bands. It’s not pretty.
Ordinarily, rubber bands are used for keeping things together. When applied to a person’s face, though, they cause the underlying facial structure to fall apart, as one photographer proved recently.
Wes Naman has made a name for himself as the go-to guy for gritty makeovers involving adhesives. Last year, he turned heads by keeping faces really still with the Scotch Tape Series--which he spoke about with Co.Create. Now he’s bounced back in a similar mode to show off the elasticity of the human face using rubber bands.
Whether your kitchen is a fixer-upper from decades ago or your laminate countertop and linoleum floor have seen better days, it may be time to modernize your kitchen. With all of the new ideas out on the market from creative uses of colors, modern appliances and innovative materials there is a world of kitchen amenities to bring your kitchen into the present day of modernization. If you are trying to sell your home, or if you plan on staying in your home for generations to come – use these 10 creative ways to make your old and dull kitchen feel new and inviting once again.
When you see so many colors integrated in playful offices, the main brand that comes to mind is Google. Today we would like to give you a tour of Google’s thriving new campus, located in Dublin and designed by Camenzind Evolution in collaboration with local firm Henry J. Lyons Architects. The giant 47’000 m2 workspace currently represents the Google EU Headquarters and is part-time home for employees coming from more than 65 countries and speaking over 45 languages.
Located just steps away from the ocean shore, The Ettley residence was inspied by its landscape and reinterprets the relationship between solid and voids, a concept you can find in the field of arts: “The Aluminum and wood umbrella over the blue...