Archive for the ‘styles’ category

Roadie collection by Karpenter

March 30th, 2012

Karpenter designed a collection of repurposed teak wood furniture that has the presence of rustic and vintage style with a twist of modern appeal. The collection provides innovative storage solutions where chest and shelf units are all on wheels so you can easily move them around.

Rattatan Stool by Wiktoria Szawiel

March 27th, 2012

Rattan is a material that usually is associated with baskets or rattan furniture for which is commonly used. In my project I have decided to use rattan for the same purpose – creating a stool, but in a totally different way then usually. The effect is unexpectedly different in comparison to regular rattan weaving technique.

Glore sustainable store by Marcos Aretio & Udo Kloos, Stuttgart

March 26th, 2012

Glore Store, the first sustainable clothes store in Germany, is commited to help small sustainable brands from all over the globe. From this point, we wanted to make a link with the most sustainable way of transport: bicycles.

Caterpillar Chair – reused cardboard modular chair by Wiktoria Szawiel

March 17th, 2012

The idea was to create a structure made out of cardboard. I have decided to use cardboard because it is totally recyclable, and reusable material – to make model I used only cardboard that I have found on the street

Birch Bark Lamps

March 16th, 2012

One of my brother’s neighbors peeled the birch bark off of a dead birch tree he had seen. Jared cut them to the right size we wanted, and using a leather punch he cut holes on each end of the “lampshade”.

Eco Shoppe Great Hills Station by Kiku Obata & Company, Austin – Texas

December 22nd, 2011

For this LEED Silver store, 87.5 percent of construction waste was diverted from a landfill. Fixtures of 32 percent recycled content contribute to a 40.2 percent level for store materials overall. Remilled FSC-certified wood from barns and demolished buildings adds rustic charm as flooring and cashwrap surfaces.

BOXPARK by Roger Wade, Shoreditch London

December 9th, 2011

Destined to be home to more than sixty carefully chosen fashion, arts and lifestyle brands. BOXPARK is a retail revolution – the world’s first pop-up mall.

Replay Store by Vertical Garden Design, Barcelona

September 30th, 2011

Replay’s store on Passeig de Gràcia in Barcelona now hosts a vertical garden of just above 100m2. In the storefront location, the two storey wall is set in a dramatic and playful environment with waterfalls, sculptures and contrasting materials.

Carbon Negative Cement by Novacem

September 12th, 2011

According to the producers, this material is based on magnesium silicates. This means it not only requires less heating but it is also able to absorb CO2 from the environment as it hardens, making it a “green” construction product.

Gulp by Tim Fishlock

June 29th, 2011

Gulp is three thousand translucent drinking straws interwoven to form a dense, spherical lampshade. Made from one continuous length of interconnected straws, you could – if you possessed Dyson-like suction – put one end in a drink and gulp it down through the other. Each piece takes seven days to make and is made to order.

Beute lamp by Michael Wolke

June 24th, 2011

Trough the variety of corrugated cardboard which can only be reached by using discarded Material, the lamp “Beute” becomes a selection of unique light objects. By dissecting and rearranging of the Material, the designer compresses the conquered corrugated cardboard and uses it as raw material with specific characteristics.

°On line from Bart Lens for Eden Design

June 24th, 2011

°On line is a truly ingenious lighting design envisioned and created by Bart Lens for Eden Design. It consists of a magnetic system which allows lighting sources of various shapes and sizes to be hung from the ceiling on mounted on the wall, creating infinite illumination possibilities. Slender, tasteful and almost unnoticeable, the °On line lighting system can be a great addition to any contemporary crib.

Droog Rag Chair by Tejo Remy

June 23rd, 2011

The Droog Rag Chair by Dutch “green” designer, Tejo Remy, is a one of a kind, fully customizable chair made up of old clothing. The chair is the idea of Tejo Remy and is designed for Droog, which is a design company based in the Netherlands.

Plant Wall by Greenworks

June 22nd, 2011

In case you have wall surfaces that you want to be covered by plants, we can tailor make your particular wall with your preferences of plants. In these cases we do the whole installation of a plant wall and its irrigation that is integrated with the working system in the building.

Levi’s Whirlpool Sculpture by Ian Mcchesney

June 17th, 2011

Coinciding with the launch of the Levi’s® Water<Less jeans – made using significantly less water, this sculpture is based on water and fluidity – over 100 pairs of jeans are fixed together in the form of a giant whirlpool. The piece uses 120 pairs of jeans riveted together using over 1000 copper rivets.

Wooden Textiles by Elisa Strozyk

June 17th, 2011

Wooden Textiles” convey a new tactile experience. We are used to experience wood as a hard material; we know the feeling of walking across wooden floors, to touch a wooden tabletop or to feel the bark of a tree. But we usually don’t experience a wooden surface which can be manipulated by touch.

100% recyclable Gucci packaging

June 17th, 2011

In June 2010 Gucci launched a completely new range of packaging, created by Frida Giannnini, that is 100% recyclable. In all of our stores worldwide this packaging will offer a bold new image of luxury that is sensitive to the environment and in keeping with the Gucci heritage of quality and excellence.

MOODs Eco Hotel, Prague

June 16th, 2011

Settled within a quiet side street just a few steps away from Prague’s city center, the MOODs hotel is a gorgeous, high-tech and eco-friendly boutique accommodation, designed by a team of Czech architects led by Vladimir Žák and Roman Vrtiška. This posh retreat has transformed the hotel scene in the historic capital, offering unparalleled service and luxurious comfort to its visitors. Situated in a refurbished building was once a bank, the hotel opened its doors just two years ago with stunning interiors built from fast growing bamboo, recycled-wood floors and it even features a luscious living wall at the entrance made entirely out of moss.