Posts Tagged ‘materials’

The Shop at Bluebird store by Kohn Pedersen Fox and Dalziel & Pow, London – UK

May 23rd, 2018

New York City-based architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox not only supervised the transformation master plan of the popular Covent Garden shopping zone, but also gifted Carriage Hall, as the new home of The Shop at Bluebird is called, its most striking architectural feature: the inner courtyard’s glass roof. The modern intervention allows in floods of daylight to permeate the entire premises.

Green Box by Muxin Studio, Shanghai – China

May 21st, 2018

First, we define the identity of the two elements through the difference of materials: the original color of wood constitutes the main tone of the rest space, and the white paint and veneer are a symbol of the symbol of the working space. Therefore, the tension and interpenetration of the two spatial characteristics are most intuitively manifested in the connection and collocation between material and tonal.

Highroad restaurant by Foolscap Studio, Canberra – Australia

May 18th, 2018

A supplementary palette in gold gradients is woven throughout the space, linking the old and new architectural elements. An inherited ornamental ceiling meets with elegant wood panelling, exposed brick walls and concrete beams. Contemporary metal tables and cabinets in pale blue create yet another layer of contrast.

Café Blá by ALPHA RKD & LOVA, Munich – Germany

May 14th, 2018

The materials reflect the harsh and unpredictable nature of Iceland. For this, typical colors were defined as blue (blá) and yellow. Through the use of concrete, oak wood and felt, the colors blue and yellow are supported.

NOMART showroom by Kuudes, Helsinki – Finland

May 10th, 2018

Even though the products play the leading role, the space itself is anything but boring: the chosen colours and materials give an edgy feel to the otherwise cosy and welcoming space. By using natural shapes and materials, the design speaks the same language as the iconic furniture.

Nerho tattoo shop by Studio DiDeA, Palermo – Italy

May 3rd, 2018

The main feature of the space comes from the choice to use only two colors (black and white) and few materials (iron, wired glass and resin). The workspace (graphic workshop and tattoo workshop) are white coloured, on the contrary the waiting room is black coloured.

British Paint and Decoration Materials store by Liza Paupe & Anna Uchevatova, Moscow – Russia

May 3rd, 2018

We reinterpret English classical style in a brand-new way. To shape this universe we mixed different patterns and colours, golden and metal details with oak tables, we made transforming lights, which could be changed by the remote from cold to warm. We created the atmosphere of light chick and fresh classic.

Sai Gon Thuong Mai Hotel by H2 Arch, Vinh – Vietnam

April 30th, 2018

So the wood product is also made with a large amount involving many joinery shops waste lots of wood slab. That made the concept of using small wooden pillars be born. We collected the wood slab, planned and rolled them into many small wooden pillars with same size combining with iron frames to set some kinds of the module.

Starbucks store, Shenzhen – China

April 30th, 2018

The textures of terrazzo floors and natural wood (a local variety similar to chestnut) and stone with accents of bronze and brass evoke a localized palette. A dramatically lit, wide stairwell of variegated Italian gray marble with brass inlays ascends to the more substantial experience at the Reserve Bar, also crafted from gray marble and natural wood.

Lai Yuen Restaurant by ADO, Hong Kong

April 29th, 2018

Light colours and oak materials are used to form the basic tone, creating a bright and homely impression. On the ceiling there are a white wooden carousel and an arched wooden chandelier, preserving elements of the park. Moreover, to provide support and opportunity for local artists, Lai Yuen invited four local illustrators to collaborate in the project, including Lam Pei, Miloza, Kila Cheung and Dirty Paper.

POPPEE Collection store by Atelier Tree, Beijing – China

April 19th, 2018

The ceiling shapes a unique geometric cloud through a metal frame formed with a diameter of 2.5mm. This metal frame makes the golden cloud full with air and penetrated by lights, hence interesting tension is produced by the paradox between heavy gold and light cloud.

Bolshevik identity by Apus Agency

April 18th, 2018

Brand main colours became open red and black – as reference to post-revolutionary posters graphic. Coppery-gold tone on black field fleshed graphics out. As a result, Apus Agency obtained chastity and laconism, which were clear to their target audience, and continued rich familiar image of historical place.

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.

Grandma Bakery&Cafe by Zemberek Design, Istanbul – Turkey

April 3rd, 2018

Dominance of white in different patterns and materials used in the store formed basis of the atmosphere in points of matching up with brand’s corporate identity and supporting the integrated construct. As warm and familiar materials like solid wood and ceramic refer to warm identity of the store, hand-made and distressed brass details are used for supporting brand’s artisan attitude.

Self+ store by Kube Arquitetura, Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

April 3rd, 2018

On the left a living room was projected where you can seat, change books on the collaborative shelf or just wait for someone. It is made by metal panels that are able to receive plants and decorative elements and never look the same reinforcing the concept of reinvent according to new discoveries.

Continuum3 3D printed chairs by John Briscella

March 30th, 2018

‘Nuum’ takes the classical form and progresses toward something new; in an homage to eames, Briscella adds the mathematical letter ’N’ — a non negative integer. ‘Geofrei’ is geometrical and free. ‘Seafoam’ is calming — the entire collection is one flush with history — past, present, and a 3D printed, highly optimized future.

Shed #19 by Andrea Oliva Architetto, Reggio Emilia – Italy

March 29th, 2018

Thus, the building’s industrial heritage and historical significance is reclaimed while adjusting to contemporary requirements, turning a deteriorated area into a public space for the community and a site for relentless exploration of new ways of manufacturing.

Vite Frais packaging by Florian Pommier

March 21st, 2018

The graphic style is inspired by old typography and posters of grocery stores of the past, synonymous with authenticity and quality. Fruis and vegetables are drawn in an engraving style, as in an old book of botany. The colors are similar to those of a chalkboard and pastel colored chalks.

Kondo Museum by Mamiya Shinichi Design Studio, Kyoto – Japan

March 20th, 2018

Various hues of dark gray and dim lighting characterize the museum’s atmosphere and accentuate materials such as stone, bamboo, plaster and traditional japanese paper found on the walls, ceiling and floor.

Lasan restaurant by Faber Design & Architecture, Birmingham – UK

March 8th, 2018

A new customer-focussed layout includes relocation of the bar area, which was originally in the main dining room. Now a dramatic U-shape with eye-catching brass detailing, it’s a real focal point and one of the first things guests see as they enter the restaurant.