Ring Mirror Installation by Arnaud Lapierre

By : Mark V | 7 Jul 2015 6:18 am | Other

Place Vendome in Paris has many interesting things to offer for its visitors. The FIAC 2011 conference revealed the Ring Mirror installation by Arnaud Lapierre that was sponsored by none other than Audi. The Ring is a reflective cylinder and Lapierre offered more details about the process of creation and the meaning of this structure .He said that the city inspired the organization and the way the ring works. A visual effect is in place and it seems to break…


Momofuku Restaurant by The Design Agency

By : Dennis Franklin | 7 Jul 2015 12:08 am | Restaurants & Bars

Momofuku Restaurant is located in Toronto, Canada and it was designed by The Design Agency as one of the top spots for dining due to its great dishes and wines and for its wonderful design. The restaurant spreads over three floors with a surface of 6600 square feet and it tries to combine Asian elements with the local and American ambiance. The façade features a glass cube created by the architect James K.M. with a length of 65 feet and…

Black Facade MPO9 Headquarters by GSarchitects

By : Mark V | 6 Jul 2015 5:56 pm | Interiors, Offices

The MPO9 Headquarters are located in Graz, Austria. Gsarchitects designed this place and chose a contemporary and sustainable design that makes these offices really attractive. The name of the building derives from the name of the owner (Michael Pachleitner). The surrounding buildings aren’t as contemporary and dynamic when it comes to the design and this is why this structure stands out. It also goes by the name “Black Panther” (because the facade is covered in a beautiful, sleek black glass)…


Areias Do Seixo Charm Hotel by Vasco Vieira

By : Dennis Franklin | 6 Jul 2015 11:48 am | Hotels & Spas

The Areias Do Seixo Charm Hotel is located near Lisbon, on the dunes of the Portugal shoreline and it features everything you could wish for while in a vacation, in a cozy design and with nature surrounding it. The site included an old aviary before the hotel was built and the new building includes the old one into its foundation to give the place extra personality. Each of the 14 rooms is unique and tries to transport you to exotic…

Worldly Apartment by Leks Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 6 Jul 2015 5:38 am | Apartments

Located in Kiev, Ukraine this apartment features a contemporary design that adds several eclectic elements in the blend to provide a homogenous and highly functional space. Designed by the practice of Leks Architects, this project doesn’t aim at minimalism but rather tries to offer a lot of options and diversity. The finishing is stylish and provides comfort while each side of the apartment offers elements from different parts of the globe, giving us the impression that the owners are persons…

Smokehouse Room and SHRoom by Busride Design Studio

By : Mark V | 5 Jul 2015 11:29 pm | Interiors, Restaurants & Bars

The Smokehouse Room is a modern restaurant from New Delhi, India, with a wonderful nightclub next to it called SHRoom, both of them designed by the people from Busride Design Studio. This was one of the company’s most peculiar projects since the Smokehouse Room covers more than 12,000 square feet and offers stunning views of the Qutub Heritage precinct. The whole design involves shapes that fade in and out – sometimes it looks fluid, sometimes it looks like it melts,…

Kew House 3 in Melbourne, Australia

By : Mark V | 5 Jul 2015 5:26 pm | Homes

Located in Melbourne, Australia the Kew House 3 was designed by Vibe Design Group. The 60s and early 70s stereo cabinets with the slatted timber were the source of inspiration for the front façade. Angled steel posts that look like stereo cabinet legs help the house stay balanced and they make the house appear to be floating. The cladding used Silvertop Ash to make the house blend with the surroundings. Silvertop Ash timber has a powerful visual effect. The designers…

Gupta Apartment by ZZ Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 Jul 2015 11:17 am | Apartments

The practice of ZZ Architects designed the Gupta Apartment in Mumbai, India as a high-end contemporary home for a corporate leader. Located on the 31st floor of a luxury building, the apartment offers a 360 view of the city and the space is also decorated with a lot of contemporary Indian art pieces making it quite special. The living room has a seating created by Sawaya Moroni in the center and the backdrop is the Last Supper with South Indian…

Solar-Powered Wood Skyscraper in Stockholm by C.F. Møller

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 Jul 2015 5:07 am | Skyscrapers

The Danish architectural practice of C.F. Moller entered the HSB architectural competition in Stockholm with the project of a residential building made with timber and with rooftop garden terraces, trying to prove that wood can be much more functional than given credit to. The project has a concrete core and spreads over 34 floors with wood as the predominant material, since, according to the designers it is safer than other building materials when it comes to fires due to its…

La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science by Lyons

By : Dennis Franklin | 4 Jul 2015 10:57 pm | Education

The La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science is located at the Bundoora campus of the La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia and was designed by the architectural practice of Lyons with a tessellated façade similar to the hexagonal structure of the molecules. With a height of six levels, the entire building has hexagonal windows towards the front and the rear facades, some of them being extruded from the façade to provide an irregularity, while other windows are simply shaded with…

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