Posts Tagged ‘natural warmth’

Cresa Office by SmithGroupJJR, Phoenix – Arisona

April 11th, 2017

The design for this commercial real estate brokerage firm was centered on creating an energized team atmosphere through the design of an open environment, maximizing transparency and celebrating the 180 degree city views.

Wakufuru collection by Johan Kauppi for Glimakra of Sweden

March 17th, 2017

Wakufuru consists of solid wood tables and benches that disguise sound absorbers underneath their surfaces to help minimize noise in the home or in public spaces.

Zushi Barangaroo restaurant by Koichi Takada Architects, Sydney – Australia

January 14th, 2017

Located on the Barangaroo waterfront, Zushi Barangaroo is the third restaurant for the Zushi Group, whose Darlinghurst and Surry Hills venues are consistently named among Sydney’s favourite Japanese restaurants for their modern, innovative yet authentic food featuring the highest quality ingredients.

Engels Café, Bar & Restaurant by Studio Linse, Rotterdam – Netherlands

November 10th, 2015



Ever since Café-Restaurant Engels opened its doors, in the early nineteen fifties, it has been a house hold name for the people of Rotterdam.

P.F. Chang restaurant by Aria Group Architects & Bloom Lighting Group, Laval – Canada

July 23rd, 2013

Entering the restaurant, it is impossible not to notice the 10 brass ring chandeliers that dominate the reception and bar area. This impressive lighting arrangement is a modernized take on traditional P.F. Chang’s styling, with slimmed down frames and exposed lamps producing an industrial feel.

Lucien Pellat-Finet Shinsaibashi by Kengo Kuma, Osaka

June 15th, 2011

Influenced by the organic patterns found in plants, Kengo Kuma has created this shop and café in Tokyo for fashion designer Lucien Pellat-Finet. In his design, Kuma uses a honeycomb structure comprised of Lauan-made plywood to envelope the space. This three-dimensional structure ingeniously serves as the retail display system used throughout the shop; with the natural warmth of wood complementing a fashion line notorious for its assemblage of iconic cashmere sweaters.