Posts Tagged ‘light and shadow’

Atelier Peter Fong by Lukstudio, Guangzhou – China

January 3rd, 2017

Large cut-outs connect the café to the exterior and frame the surrounding greenery. On the inside, white ceiling pockets and wooden niches create a sense of intimacy.

CHAO hotel lighting design by GD-Lighting Design, Beijing – China

December 22nd, 2016

Lighting design also breaks all the traditional boundaries, drawing on design practices of public interiors, and integrated with the design concepts of exterior and art galleries; abandoned the traditional hotel lighting methods of decorative lighting.

InterContinental Hotel lighting by GD-Lighting Design, Beijing – China

November 24th, 2016

In order to avoid the feeling of oppression from the tall empty lobby, light was used to represent a touching effect to its most extent in this space and it guides people’s focus on each small design detail, adding vividness into the space.

Urban Lime office by Inhouse Brand Architects, Cape Town – South Africa

November 23rd, 2016

Spatial dimensions presented another issue that affected the design process, in that the offices are not overly large. The selected design scheme called for the inclusion of a deep, dark palette to create an air of sophistication.

Louverwall café by AND, Paju – South Korea

October 3rd, 2016

The louvres cover a glazed wall that faces out onto the street in the city of Paju and curves over at one corner to form the roof of the building.

O/M stand at Light+Building 2016, Frankfurt – Germany

June 19th, 2016

Precisely defined outlines of light and shadow play in its geometric spaces; intersections serve as entrances and passages, guiding visitors’ courses, while the stand’s outside intrigues passerby about its interior design. Product and technical information is sharply framed under each beam of light, avoiding the need for redundant light sources.

Ripple Hotel by XL-MUSE, Hangzhou – China

June 16th, 2016

In the lobby, we have caved two leaf boats out of real wood. One of the boats is dangling and floating in the air with a support, like being filled up water here. Oars are artistically screen and ornaments, complemented with the “floating chair” as upright as lotus.

Clinique D diaphane by L. McComber, Laval – Canada

June 3rd, 2016

The position of the waiting room in the centre, with windowless examination rooms surrounding it, shut clients off from the outside world and its views and natural light.

Dome lamp by Benedetta Tagliabue for Bover

May 16th, 2016

Simultaneously, it references the geodesic work of Buckminster Fuller and the result sees Tagliabue’s ‘Dome’ lamp formed of more than 170 puzzled wood pieces.

Light + Shadows Works by Phillip K Smith III, Los Angeles – California

January 17th, 2016



Double Truth: Light Artist Phillip K. Smith III Plays with our Perception of Space

UBC Bookstore Expansion & Renovation by office of mcfarlane biggar, Vancouver – Canada

November 10th, 2015



The newly renovated and expanded bookstore on the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) main campus is proof that simple design interventions can have grand effects.

ContinuumFloor by Massimo Broglio for Corà Parquet

September 19th, 2015



Natural, charming, intense – The wooden boiserie shows itself in a new contemporary way

SHADOVVS Exhibition by Matt W. Moore at 886 Geary Gallery, San Francisco – California

September 5th, 2015



Light and shadow activates Matt W. Moore’s topographic mosaics at 886 Geary Gallery

The Temple House Hotel by Make Architects, Chengdu – China

August 3rd, 2015



The Temple House: A contemporary, international hotel rooted in local history and traditions.

Ore-No Kappa Restaurant by YO Co., Hong Kong – China

July 9th, 2015



Ore-no group (“Ore-no”, means “My”)own many restaurants in Japan they are very famous and popular among Japanese.

Oroton store by Universal design studio, Sydney – Australia

July 25th, 2014

Oroton – Australia’s premier luxury brand is pleased to announce it has unveiled a new flagship retail store design.

Kinugawa Japanese restaurant by Gilles & Boissier, Paris

January 18th, 2013

Sculpted wooden panels cover the openings and windows, triggering a dialogue between light and shadow, while Alix Waline’s painting on the 6m high wall on the ground floor – a fine sample of contemporary pointillism – contributes to the high emotional intelligence of the space.

Selfridges Beachware department by gpstudio, London

January 7th, 2013

The new concept epitomises the spirit and duality of Hippie Chic meets Glam Tropez, making use of materials and fabrics which convey a sense of beach life. The space incorporates a lounge area for customers to relax alongside the product displays, and also has a dedicated accessories section.

Letter to you Letter from you installation by Kazunori Matsumura & TYMOTE, Tokyo

January 7th, 2013

This design composed by 1500 pieces of envelope and 200 pieces of postcard. By using the transmissive quality of envelope, we created soft curtain it’s like “Shoji”, Japanese paper screen in the shop.

Libera pendant light by Brian Rasmussen for Lucente

November 13th, 2012

A suspended pendant consisting of differing sizes of formed aluminium sheets. These are placed one over the other giving the fitting a dynamic look similar to a wave’s. The lamp is located inside the blown glass cylinder in the centre. The light reflection makes a suggestive play of light and shadow according to the perspective. Matt white painted pendant and table lamps.