Posts Tagged ‘floors’

Paloma Cafe by dongqi Architects, Shanghai – China

May 19th, 2018

The pump and mechanical details are intentionally exposed within a metal casework. An old wood beam of the original building is exposed as well to give a contrast between old and new. To mimic the texture of the coffee machine, the designers choose to use the white stone as the material of the counter from the facade all the way into interior space.

Saint Laurent flagship store, Dubai – UAE

May 17th, 2018

The overall aesthetic loosely takes cues from the French modernist movement of the early 20th century, but the store’s palatial dimensions and plush materials overrule any trace of austerity, making shopping here a rather grand affair.

Sky Tea House by DC Design, Fuzhou – China

May 16th, 2018

Design of the whole space focuses on the release and convergence of materials, lights and artistic conception. It perfectly illustrates the essence of internal serenity and external quietness without leaving any traces.

CMS Offices by KKS & MCM Architecture, London – UK

May 11th, 2018

The open plan is supported with informal and formal meeting spaces where noisy activities can occur, directly off connecting stairs, leaving concentrated work at the desk. With the support of Microsoft Surface Pro tablets and smart phones for all staff, CMS has created a truly mobile working environment inside the office as well as outside and is setting the trend for the future of workspace.

Espace CDPQ Offices by Lemay, Montreal – Canada

May 8th, 2018

A vertical, wood-panelled element connects the two levels in an organic fashion. Its central placement evokes a tree whose vast canopy shelters the laneway. The lustrous finish of this white canopy diffuses daylight, while artificial lighting is deployed like clotheslines across an alleyway. The fixtures follow the lines of the ceiling, which itself is designed to look like an inverted landscape.

Atlas exhibition at Torre by OMA, Milan – Italy

April 25th, 2018

Named ‘Torre’, or ‘Tower’, the soaring structure rises above Fondazione Prada, and the neighborhood as a whole. Visible from afar, the tower’s irregular geometry follows a structural logic. ‘The tower is built from large-span concrete beams that alternate in orientation from level to level, creating an alternating open/closed pattern on each façade,’ says OMA. ‘These beams are tied to a slender concrete core which contains all the services and circulation.’

Centaline Property Office by Peng & Partners, Shenzhen – China

April 20th, 2018

“Box” serves as the starting point during this office design process. By embedding, subtracting and extruding the boxes, the designer creates and lines up a sequence of positive and negative spaces throughout the whole office, which meet various functions, such as reception, meeting, private working area and etc. Having different and unusual spatial proportion and scale, these boxes convey varied emotions, public and private, narrow and wide, dark and bright.

UOOYAA office by XCoD (X&Collective Design), Shanghai – China

April 19th, 2018

In order to echo the working space and conference area on the ground floor, we opened several holes on the second floor, and connected the two floors with some plants and leaves. We also put up some gathering areas around the plants for people to meet and chat. The greeneries are like vertical extensions, penetrating in the two layers of space, inviting sun beams from the upper floor to the ground.

Onet Offices by Mocolocco, Kraków – Poland

April 13th, 2018

Wanting to emphasize the modernity and energy of the company, in which a large part of the employees are young people, each of the floors is characterized by intense color of the walls – referring to various elements.

L’Oréal Divisions Sélectives Offices by Maison Sarah Lavoine & Mobilitis, Paris – France

April 12th, 2018

Acoustic was a major concern. Every acoustic product has been specially designed for the project. Whether for screens, hanging panels or curtains in meeting rooms, Cider adapted the demands of Sarah Lavoine and L’Oréal to stick to their requirements and ensure the project a unique softness and ergonomic comfort. Forty acoustic alcoves of different heights, from powdery pink to green water, punctuate the open-space floors.

Like a Flight of Starlings installation by Daniel Buren, Tokyo – Japan

April 10th, 2018

The suspended installation, called Like a Flight of Starlings, is inspired by the artist’s seeing a flock of this bird species flying away, and comprises of no less than 1,675 triangular flags with a red stripe and a blue stripe pattern attached to a metal frame that’s suspended diagonally between the second and fifth floors.

Benetton flagship store, London – UK

April 5th, 2018

Engelhorn Sports redesign by atelier 522, Mannheim – Germany

April 3rd, 2018

With 10,000 square meters of retail space on seven floors, Engelhorn Sports in Mannheim belongs to the largest sports houses in Europe. During seven weeks atelier 522 redesigned three floors and created new touchpoints of customer experience. The result is a natural sports world with exciting product stagings, a generous living room atmosphere and great experiences.

Clifford Chance Offices by Circa ia, Hong Kong

April 2nd, 2018

It was decided each floor would move the break out area to the window line, & these were all placed off the staircase to increase opportunities for staff to meet, & to give a sense of activity within the workplace.

Restaurant Yoshinori by Alia Bengana architecte dplg & Atelier BEPG SASU d’Architecture, Paris – France

March 25th, 2018

All of the openwork screens, such as the railing and the glasswork in the kitchen and basement, have been inserted into a steel structure that we opted to oxidize in order to highlight the raw material, which contrasts with the wood’s lacelike quality, another allusion to Yoshinori’s cuisine.

VR PARK by 4SPACE, Dubai – UAE

March 23rd, 2018

The focal point of the entire theme park interior is the giant model of Burj Khalifa hanging upside down from the top ceiling till the floor. 4SPACE started the initial concept sketch with the upside down Burj Khalifa and this was the most thought-provoking part of the entire project.

Duddell’s restaurant by Michaelis Boyd, London – UK

March 22nd, 2018

Inspired by Hong Kong in the 1960s, the aesthetic effortlessly blends colours and patterns into a retro style with a distinct contemporary feel, and incorporates many of the building’s original elements.

Morrison & Foerster office by IONDESIGN, Berlin – Germany

March 15th, 2018

The coloring of the table linoleum and the shape of the table tops increase the distinctiveness of the rooms. As a continuous design element is a horizontal band of oak cabinets through all rooms. The precise built-ins with a permeable lamellar structure hide radiators, technical components and storage space.

Chanel boutique by Peter Marino, Amsterdam – Netherlands

March 12th, 2018

The lofty and light-filled ground floor presents Chanel’s highly coveted seasonal handbags, small leather goods, costume jewellery, scarves and glasses, as well as a selection of watches and jewellery pieces. At its core, a large concrete podium is situated, displaying a selection of ready-to-wear ensembles.

Leo Burnett lobby by Arc Worldwide, Chicago – Illinois

March 9th, 2018

The design features a series of “living rooms” offering a variety of comfortable seating from communal tables to sofas and oversized chairs, semi-private booths and closed door conference rooms. There is something for everyone. The main area is outfitted with ample places to plug in and digital screens for projection.