Posts Tagged ‘plants’

Iris flower installation at NOW Gallery by Rebecca Louise Law, London – UK

March 21st, 2017

Within NOW Gallery on London’s Greenwich peninsula, British artist Rebecca Louise Law has suspended 10,000 Fresh irises with copper wire, making them appear to float within the gallery space. “The Iris” continues Law’s ongoing investigation of Floral Forms and their gradual evolution through the stages of beauty and decay.

El Curry Verde restaurant by Hiruki Studio, Hondarribia – Spain

March 9th, 2017

The design challenge was to create a hospitality interior that felt amiable, fresh but not “too girly”, cozy enough for late intimate nights but with an openness that would let them organize cooking workshops as well. The palette of materials and colors were to be the predominant white color with hints of yellow, turquoise, wood, colorful lamps and plants: the result was warmth but bright space even during the dark winter days.

Plan Bee drone by Anna Haldewag

March 6th, 2017

Industrial designer Anna Haldewag has created a bee-like drone that could replace real bees in pollinating flowers, should the population die out.

“The growroom” for IKEA by space10

February 26th, 2017

Space10 has now released The growroom as open source design that can be built with just a rubber hammer, 17 sheets of plywood, and a CNC milling machine. Produced from only one material, and conceived as serious alternative to the global food model, the design focuses on making assembly as easy and as intuitive as possible. Built as a sphere, the overlapping slices of the free-standing pavilion ensure that water and light can reach vegetation on every level.

Flora Danica restaurant by Gamfratesi, Paris – France

February 23rd, 2017

The Maison du Danemark, a prestigious cultural outpost of the Scandinavian country since the 1950s, has been fully revamped by acclaimed Copenhagen-based design studio Gamfratesi, including the venue’s dining establishments Flora Danica and Copenhague.

Co-working space by Selgascano, Lisbon – Portugal

February 15th, 2017

As the trend of co-working spaces around the world is on the rise, Second Home Lisboa hopes to evolve into a venue that focuses on sustainability and sparks conversation and relationships between occupants. With over 1,000 plants and trees organized throughout, Selgascano uses greenery not only as a decorative element, but also to reduce background noise and improve air quality.

Mhondoro Game Lodge by All-In Living, Welgevonden – South Africa

January 9th, 2017

To give the interior design a unique and personal character, we designed several pieces of custom furniture. We used robust and natural materials that enhance the feeling of the African nature and wilderness. Designing the furniture ourselves allowed us to seamlessly connect the design with the architecture.

Monday Consulting office by PARAT, Hamburg – Germany

December 12th, 2016

The overall concept is geared towards maximum flexibility so that a full range of events can be staged: every piece of furniture is mounted on wheels and lights are hung on sliding ceiling rails.

WeFix store by Whaam Concepts, Cape Town – South Africa

September 23rd, 2016

The combination of natural raw materials and high quality, well finished surfaces, along with the introduction of living plants into the space, brought a sense of warmth to the traditionally stark and artificial feel of tech based industry.

The True Coffee To Go cafe and co-working space by Whitespace, Bangkok – Thailand

September 8th, 2016

Wood furniture, comfy sofas, plants, and natural lighting create a relaxing atmosphere where individual customers and large groups feel comfortable to enjoy a snack and spend the time needed to complete their work.

The Hellenic souvlaki bar by De Simone Design, Sydney – Australia

September 7th, 2016

Mediterranean-like tiles, white textured render on the bar facade refer to the islands and elements such as rope, plants and lighting gave a coastal feel.

Race Steak House restaurant by C.DD, Guangzhou – China

August 7th, 2016

The designer partitioned the space skillfully with the concept of small house with various sizes of “courtyards” snuggling around the small house while the terrace extending and penetrating through them.

Green Air installation at CAM Saint Louis by Nomad Studio, Saint Louis – Missouri

August 4th, 2016

For the second act, the space has been modeled as a negative of the floating green carpet. What was hidden is now exposed and hovering overhead. The space has been inverted, as well as the intention.

Bar Botanique by Studio Modijefsky, Amsterdam – Netherlands

July 20th, 2016

Inspired by the old railings in the café, the new railings reach up to the high ceiling and create a clear path between the bar and lounge area. Warm oak plinths cover the floor while a bright green concrete floor naturally connects the different areas of the interior.

Madelo frozen yogurt shop by Blaster, Medellín – Colombia

July 15th, 2016

We decided to give Madelo the look and atmosphere of a café, a place to sit and relax and enjoy a nice treat. The use of wood and plants give it a warm and welcoming aesthetic, which combined with modern lines and graphics provide the perfect scenario for an enjoyable experience.

Botanist bar by Alberto Caiola, Shanghai – China

July 6th, 2016

A polished metal counter and tabletops reflect light throughout the space to create a sense of speed and dynamism. To create intimacy, distinct seating areas were created through the addition of permeable metal meshes and light strips. The partitions lend a degree of privacy, without compromising openness.

Dehesa Santa Maria restaurant by Dear Design, Barcelona – Spain

July 3rd, 2016

The first idea was to “recreate” the feeling of being in a pasture; through a play of light and shadows generated by a space which envelopes the visitor. The abstraction of this idea is finally embodied in a structural skin of wooden slats, which define the space while giving it a cozy feeling.

Human-Meditation-Nature installation by Vo Trong Nghia Architects at Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice – Italy

June 1st, 2016

Known for his green-filled architecture, the installation inside the central pavilion visualizes as a small forest of bamboo and plants. Visitors are invited to walk through the structure and in turn, show that architecture is not just about function and beauty, but an approach to connect people with nature.