Posts Tagged ‘lanterns’

Coach Lantern windows by RTOO worldwide, New York City

February 9th, 2016

Lanterns were lit and hat the flair and style of Manhattan street signs and lanterns. All elements were first made by wood with the CnC, then a mold was created to go into roll out.

Hakataya Daikichi izakaya by DESIGN STUDIO CROW, Tokyo – Japan

August 14th, 2015

The public area beyond is framed on both sides by a series of screens emblazoned with menu items; the graphic of the festival that dominates the back wall lends a sense of dynamism to the space.

Han Show Theatre auditorium glowing facade by Stufish Entertainment Architects, Wuhan – China

May 30th, 2015

Nicknamed ‘The Red Lantern’, the Han Show Theatre auditorium in the city of Wuhan, China features a glowing façade based on the materiality of traditional bamboo and paper lanterns.

Tommy Bahama store by Michael Neumann Architecture, New York City

September 19th, 2014

Materials that evoke an easy tropical lifestyle – “sandy” limestone floors, “driftwood” reclaimed oak, louvers of salvaged Coney Island boardwalk and whitewashed millwork – are employed with accents of blackened steel and tarnished brass.

Topolopompo restaurant by Baranowitz Kronenberg Architecture, Tel Aviv – Israel

July 30th, 2014

Topolopompo is a fire kitchen restaurant inspired by the exotic culinary traditions of the East.

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.

Ingfah restaurant by Integrated Field, Khaolak – Thailand

August 14th, 2012

The main structure for each unit was designed to be a “light geometric structure”, the very slim steel skeleton structure. It was meant to blend in with the sky and let only the fabric stretched on it exist to the people’s sight. This fabric would be the “frame that capture the sky” and “the lantern that light up that area”.

Vans pop-up store by Green Room, London

July 31st, 2012

Green Room created a themed pop-up store for Vans, coinciding with the Vans Downtown Showdown skate competition, which took place in Old Spitalfields Market and offered skate fans a unique and time limited brand experience.

Aesop installation by Cheungvogl, Hong Kong

December 13th, 2011

Hong Kong-based Cheungvogl Architects created an installation for beauty brand Aesop which was on display within Hong Kong’s I.T Hysan One flagship store. The commission was a continuation of the company’s reputation for presenting their product in architecturally remarkable retail spaces.

Hama restaurant by k-studio, Athens

October 6th, 2011

HAMA is a Japanese-Brazilian restaurant, located in the southern suburbs of Athens. The concept was influenced by the philosophy of the traditional Japanese house layout, reaching a balance between open space (oku) and closed internal space (ma).

Chouchin by Ionna Vautrin for Foscarini

July 19th, 2011

Chouchin is the Japanese word for the traditional, symbolic paper and bamboo lanterns used as light, luminous signs outside public places or as lucky charms outside homes. They are inspired by this ethereal, poetic and… almost magical object and has reinterpreted it in a contemporary key. It has an essential and, at the same time, evocative design: the glass body, obtained through a single blowing process, is closed by a collar underneath.

White Loom Pendant Lamps by Benjamin Hubert for Zero

June 27th, 2011

Benjamin Hubert has created the Loom pendant lamps for the Swedish manufacturer Zero. Loom is a collection of organic textiles pendant lamp utilizing the new 3d woven polyester material designed by Benjamin Hubert for Zero Swedish manufacturer.

Tang Palace by FCJC, Hangzhou

May 10th, 2011

Beijing-based design firm FCJC used a limited pallet of bamboo to transform an ordinary space into a stunning contemporary restaurant. The interior of the Tang Palace is enclosed by a flowing grid of bamboo strands that bring the 9 meter-tall room down to human scale and conceal the private dining rooms hung above. Structural elements like concrete column and block walls are made light by the parametric lattice, which was gently sourced and fastidiously erected.