Archive for the ‘spaces’ category

The Cut Rooftop, a cocktail bar/restaurant by NE-ON, Shanghai – China

November 10th, 2017

This new restaurant & cocktail bar is a space where time stops: a glass box in the craziness of Shanghai. It is a connection between the past and the future of the megalopole: we observe the city from high, but we are actors of what happens down there.

Maison Papillon restaurant by NE-ON, Shanghai – China

November 9th, 2017

The space has been designed to combine classic French touches with a contemporary atmosphere. The selection of the materials was very important in order to create a warm and cosy atmosphere: we mixed wood floor, carpet, brass and mirrors.

Collaborative office space made of a Historical Belgian Chapel by Klaarchitectuur, Belgium

November 9th, 2017

The design intervention features public spaces and stacked volumes containing work settings, opening the historic building to the wider public for a range of events. The design strategy included maintaining a large open space at the heart of the old chapel.

Interiors and branding for Fancy Crab restaurant by DesignLSM, Marylebone / London – UK

November 8th, 2017

DesignLSM’s brief was to encapsulate the provenance of the Red King Crab into the interior and branding of the scheme; creating a refined dining destination that would attract city workers and tourists within the area.

Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum by Jean Nouvel, Abu Dhabi – UAE

November 8th, 2017

Louvre Abu Dhabi is the first ever outpost abroad of the renowned Louvre Museum in Paris, and not surprisingly, it oozes a similar grandeur and prestige. Mind you, the French museum has agreed to loan its name to the Emirati venue for 30 years, in addition to providing temporary exhibitions for 15 years, and artworks for ten years.

Bonava office by CRI Architekten, Neu-Isenburg – Germany

November 8th, 2017

The special feature: The new offices are located in a former movie theater. Thus, the 750 square meters of space now boast ultra-modern offices with the feel of lofts – complete with open spaces, a gallery level and glass think-tanks.

Pomo Italian restaurant by Studio Yaron Tal, Tel Aviv – Israel

November 7th, 2017

Pomo Italian restaurant by Studio Yaron Tal, Tel Aviv – Israel

Federal Home Loan Bank of New York by Spector Group, New York – USA

November 7th, 2017

Throughout the space, a warm material palette of bronze metal, light marble, dark grey and brown granite and pops of colorful furniture is employed, creating a modern and welcoming vibe with a nod of sophistication.

Library by MVRDV, Tianjin – China

November 6th, 2017

The building is dramatically shaped around a luminous spherical auditorium, which is referred to as ‘the eye’. Surrounding this focal point, terraced bookshelves echo the form of the orb, resulting a topographical landscape of contours that wraps around the entirety of the interior.

In Mocean Group Office by The Switzer Group, New York City

November 6th, 2017

In Mocean’s vision was to brand their space with references to the ocean, sand, air and clear blue skies. This was achieved through earthy sand tones for flooring, stretched ceiling fabrics, custom textured wavy glass, digital video content and carefully selected art pieces.

Adri BBQ Restaurant by Evgeniy Evdokimov, Russia – Moscow

November 6th, 2017

Adri designed this restaurant for noisy companies of friends who enjoy signature cuisine and wine, hence, the planning of the space was intended to be mobile. Flower pots create transparent partitions between strangers but they can be easily moved around.

Les Grands Verres restaurant by Lina Ghotmeh, Paris – France

November 6th, 2017

The dining venue flanks one side of the building, right along avenue Du Président Wilson, and is marked with high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows that allow in floods of daylight. The new interior design features clean lines and a certain level of minimalism that’s quite agreeable with the elongated dimensions of the space.

Science Museum by Coffey Architects, London – UK

November 6th, 2017

Science Museum by Coffey Architects, London – UK

Katerina Daskalaki pharmacy by Lefteris Tsikandilakis, Heraklion / Crete – Greece

November 4th, 2017

The basic principle of the design is the emphasis in storefront’s dynamic and in its function as a window display at the same time, highlighting the space from outside to inside and the opposite.

Quartz Office by Desai Chia Architecture, New York City

November 4th, 2017

This filtering buffer between the main entry and the work area is an undulating, wood-frame structure containing a coffee bar, reception area, book lounge, and a maker space. These break-out/brainstorming spaces are quirky, creative meeting destinations that support the company’s culture and collaborative process.

Mansarda Restaurant by Piuarch, St Petersburg – Russia

November 4th, 2017

Enclosed within these vibrant surfaces, the furnishings are absolutely minimal: the dining room has square tables with walnut tops arranged in a regular layout and matched with wooden upholstered chairs, while various decorative screens made with a lacquered black frame and a cascade of hanging spoons create unusual decorative partitions.

La Maison Du Whisky by ielo design, Singapore

November 3rd, 2017

Ielo design was tasked by La Maison du Whisky to come up with an innovative design for their flagship store in Singapore. The design objectives were to highlight/hero the spirits to drive sales in the retail area as well as to create a changing and cosy atmosphere for the bar at night.

Scaffolding exhibition by OMA, New York

November 3rd, 2017

The display seeks to ‘disrupt’ the existing space by instilling new perspectives of scaffolding and its transformative potential. ‘I am thrilled that the center for architecture will be temporarily ‘under construction’,’ says Shohei Shigematsu.

Blackfin headquarters by Anidride Design, Taibon Agordino / Belluno – Italy

November 3rd, 2017

The interior spaces are characterized by a perforated sheet ceiling that reminds you the skyline of the Belluno Dolomites and leads you to the discovery of the company and its headquarters, creating harmony between the surrounding natural landscape and the innovation and manufacturing technology that set Blackfin eyewear apart.

Tide Inn by XYI Design, Qingdao – China

November 2nd, 2017

Tide Inn by XYI Design, Qingdao – China