Posts Tagged ‘art installation’

Artistic interpretations of Kengo Kuma’s “Tsumiki” triangles

March 14th, 2017

More than a year later, “Tsumiki” celebrates its US launch by hosting an exhibition of small-scale interpretations by New-York based artists Aranda Lasch, Sonia Rentsch, and Nanse Kawashima. As part of the show, Kuma is also presenting his own special art installation using the “Tsumiki” triangles.

Evans Christmas window, London – UK

November 22nd, 2016


We were inspired by shapes in nature, rippling sand and free flowing shapes. We wanted a festive look and feel without being overtly “Christmas” In the back of our minds we wanted the scheme to feel like an art installation, a modern and contemporary take on the season.

‘Sky Stage’ by Heather Clark, Frederick – Maryland

October 26th, 2016

Sky Stage temporarily transforms a boarded property in Frederick — Maryland’s downtown historic district — into an interactive building-scale public art work.

Paper art installation by Emmanuelle Moureaux at ‘Space in Ginza’ exhibition, Tokyo – Japan

September 10th, 2016

Presented for the exhibition ‘space in ginza’ at METoA in Tokyu Plaza Ginza, Moureaux’s ‘I am here’ comprises the silhouettes of 18,000 women in 100 different colors. These paper pieces express the non-stop flow of pedestrians that occupy the bustling district of Japan.

Undreamed Territories art installation by Carlos Coronas, Avilés – Spain

May 25th, 2016

The works, built primarily of wood – respond to each other using electronic impulses. The gradual rise and fall of the light within the space mimics the feeling of breathing, which makes the individual pieces appear as living organisms.

Prismatica installation by RAW, Montreal – Canada

January 21st, 2015

Amidst a winter snowscape, a public plaza in downtown Montreal is glimmering like a jewel thanks to a public art installation comprised of kaleidoscopic prisms.

Evisu concept store, Hong Kong

September 26th, 2013

On the following floor shoppers will find the exclusive domain of bespoke denim, a first on the planet for the brand. It comes with a service that allows individual style tailoring with fabrics, fits, details, hand painting and other options.

Window display at theSPACE by SFD, London

July 26th, 2013

Featuring four white mannequins coloured ink slowly drips from a paint can suspended above, to create unpredictable and dramatic results. Over the next few weeks the Design team at SFD will be refilling the paint tins on a regular basis to slowly build up multiple layers of paint, resulting in four uniquely finished mannequins.

Generator hostel by The Design Agency, Barcelona – Spain

July 3rd, 2013

Entry through its main doors towards the left leads guests to the warm and energetic hotel lobby and a rear bar with a vibrant mix of textures and patterns, including the ornate Hungarian concrete floor tiles.

V’ammos restaurant by lmarchitects, Piraeus – Greece

November 26th, 2012

The shell that houses the restaurant- Karaiskaki Stadium, which is built over the water, was a benchmark in the design proposal. The wave of the sea that existed in place is introduced in the design of the space in the form of an optically moving roof element. This element, which is the result of parametric design, dominates the environment and gives identity to the restaurant.

Morimoto restaurant by Schoos Design, Mexico City

July 4th, 2012

Seeing the modernist design of the Camino Real Hotel in Mexico City, Thomas was inspired to create a restaurant inside that is literally a piece of modern art. The first challenge was the location itself: a large, cavernous room with a 75 foot high glass ceiling that would need to be divided into functional areas.

HAIRDRESSER! Facto Royale Salon by Igor Ferreira, Lisbon

May 4th, 2012

A salon in Lisbon, Portugal, combines second-hand Japanese furniture with 5000 Swarovski crystals and 50 plaster hands. ‘Like most shops I design, I try to surprise the customer by not making too obvious what is sold – almost like an art installation in a gallery,’

Viktor&Rolf’s Spicebomb installation by Tommaso Nicolao

April 24th, 2012

The Viktor&Rolf’s Spicebomb Point of Sale launch campaign was designed to follow the originality and masculinity of the actual grenade-shaped product and visual. The idea was to create a high-impact art installation that would be consistent with the luxurious, playful surrealism typical of the brand DNA.

Maison Hermes Window Display by Tokujin Yoshioka, Tokyo

June 14th, 2011

Maison Hermes in Japan is experimenting with a shop front window art installation designed by Tokujin Yoshioka and produced by Satoshi Asakawa. Each window shows a Hermès scarf apparently being blown about by the breath of a Japanese actress. The illusion is achieved by venting air from a small hole in the wall near the mouth in the printed image.

Mona Kim projects: Uniqlo window installations

May 23rd, 2011

Paris-based studio Mona Kim Projects has been involved in the development of window installations for japanese clothing brand Uniqlo. The first was a simultaneous three global city art installation presented as part of Uniqlo’s ‘Heattech’ global campaign for the company’s New York, Paris and London flagship stores. In a concerted effort to break out of the typical traditional approach to retail environments, Mona Kim proposed a bold and high-impact spatial experience that communicates the innovation of the product and that which implements a forward-thinking approach to visual merchandising.