The idea is very simple wanted to create beautiful and close, warm and harmless subject which it is pleasant to take in hands and on which it is pleasant to sit at which it is pleasant to look which can be presented or bought as a souvenir from Russia.
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Aesop, a skin-care company out Melbourne, Australia, has heralded its first push into the U.S. market by opening a kiosk at Grand Central that’s as American as apple pie. Designed by Aesop director Dennis Paphitis and Brooklyn architect Jeremy Barbour of Tacklebox, the place takes the great American newspaper and uses it the way every American does: by piling stuff on it.
Inspired by his life-long fascination with one of Europe’s longest rivers, the Rhine, the young Swiss carpenter-turned-designer Adrian Wicki has created this driftwood coffee table. Enigmatically called ‘Rhyholzertischli’, the table is composed of a smooth glass plate which is juxtaposed with the raw natural form of the base created from driftwood found on the banks of Rhine.
Benetti Stone Philosophy came up with an original idea that can be the basis for alluring green decors. MOSStiles were born from the designers’ “love for green” and is a miniature indoor garden created with aesthetics in mind. Here is more from the producers: “MOSStile is obtained by a stabilized lichen which can live thanks to dampness in the environement. It does not need any watering or pruning after installation, nor does it need light for its maintenance.
Amsterdam based designer Pepe Heykoop has created ‘Skin Collection’, a series that uses existing furniture and scrap leather to form new compositions from unwanted items. Triggered by the large amount of waste produced in the furniture industry – reaching 30% at times – the design looks to reinterpret the disregarded objects and material in a new and whimsical way.
From the 1950s until the 1970s, the Manhattan Beach Post Office doled out mail to the local residents and was often a good place to see your neighbors. Now the location is an even better place to meetup as it houses the M.B. Post Restaurant, a hip new restaurant serving up tasty tapas plates and craft beer created by executive chef David LeFevre. Accompanying the well reviewed menu is a modern yet homey interior designed by SJ Jones Architects, who aimed at keeping with the original feel of the post office and the town vernacular by using vintage decor and reclaimed wood.
A temporary furnishment for the new office location combined with the explicit wish to furnish the space with an authentic, recycable material, gave creative director Marvin Pupping and MOST Architecture the idea to use Euro-pallets for this particular design. The pallet structure; an open, autonomous landscape that gradually changes its character, facilitates all parts of the office.
The main contradiction of a “natural” restaurant in an artificial urban environment becomes the core of the design. This is reflected in the contrast between natural form and disciplined, geometric abstraction, as well as in the coming together of nearly dematerialized and overly tactile, sensuous surfaces.
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.
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 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.
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.