The global design concept was captured through the clever use of natural materials manifested by multiple wood veneers representing different continents.
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The unique light installation was custom made by Roy David Studio for this specific office. It is composed from 70 LED’s installed in equal distances and variable heights. The variable heights of each light fixture create a movement like illusion, a perpetual wave that changes its direction in perfect sync with the observant eye.
The main room features the regained outdated ceiling and the setting of a tension between gross side walls in stone and a pristine white wall in the middle of which a yellow alcove faces zelliges used for the midway panel of the bar, from which emerge the ten draft beer taps presented to the patrons on a monolithic white Corian countertop.
With materials such as raw steel, resin, raw concrete, and glass, accented by custom furniture and light fixtures, the aesthetic is a sort of industrial chic. Artist Mike Jasorka provides his custom 50’s style comic book artwork throughout the coffee bar area contributing a sense of whimsy to the clean lines of the lobby.
Perhaps, Philips suggests, the time has come to look beyond electrically dependent alternatives to a biological source of light: bacteria. That’s the idea behind the Dutch electronics company’s Bio-Light concept, which harnesses the light generated by bioluminescent microorganisms–a disinterested move by a company in the business of making all sorts of light bulbs.
The design has many influences, from mid-century modern to Scandinavian design while still feeling right at home in its Canadian environment. A few of our favorite features include the black & white “fake” breeze block graphic, the custom light fixture over the cash desk and the pops of bright royal blue on the fixtures.
Melbourne architect, March Studio’s Rodney Eggleston has recently completed the third Singapore store at Millenia Walk for Australian skincare brand Aesop. In collaboration with Aesop’s founder Dennis Paphitis, the store features a significantly mesmerizing mass of coconut husk strings suspended from the ceiling.