Posts Tagged ‘shell’

“Healing pavilion” by Ball-Nogues Studio, Los Angeles – California

September 5th, 2017

The pavilion was created using 2,793 linear feet of 2-inch diameter mild steel tube. In total, 352 individual components were precisely bent with a computer numerically controlled rolling system. Together, the tubes form an occupiable structural shell with no extraneous elements.

Golden Ratio Showroom, Athens – Greece

July 19th, 2016

Metal and marble, light and shade, new and old, a continuous alternation of materials, textures and sensations are hidden in a metal box, along with the secrets of producing a successful product: secrets in a metal box.

Babila armchair by Odo Fioravanti for Pedrali

July 12th, 2016

Babila armchair recalls the distinctive features and design of the collection, taking inspiration from the classic and timeless objects. The functionality of the polypropylene shell or the absolute comfort of the upholstered version can be combined with legs in ash wood, steel tube or steel rod sled frame.

DOME collection by Odo Fioravanti for Pedrali

June 14th, 2016

DOME is a collection of seatings that brings back to mind the glorious tradition of the bistrot chairs with curved silhouettes and generous shapes.

Vorne fair stand at Istanbul Window 2016 by YERce Architecture, Istanbul – Turkey

April 18th, 2016

While the shell is designed to evoke sense of security of the house, the products to be exhibited are integrated to the shell of the stand benefiting from the advantage of the stand having an island type area.

Shell desk by studio gorm

February 19th, 2016

Shell desk by studio gorm

Iguaneye Shoe Store by Soichi Mizutani, Tokyo – Japan

January 12th, 2016



Soichi Mizutani designs Iguaneye Tokyo shoe store as a faceted white cave

HG Metal HQ by The Design Abode, Singapore

October 23rd, 2015



The head office of a steel stockist is housed in the top floor of a 4-storey industrial building.

Sushi Planet Restaurant by Xtra Shiny, Adelaide – Australia

July 12th, 2015



An empty concrete and glass shell was transformed into a warm, highly textural space with extensive use of natural materials including; American white oak, black Spanish marble, off-form concrete and a splash of red furniture.

Thun Panorama by Graber und Steiger, Schadau Park – Switzerland

June 9th, 2015

Swiss Firm Reworks the Home of the World’s Oldest Cyclorama.

Kuskoa Bi chair by Jean Louis Iratzoki for Alki

March 9th, 2015

Kuskoa Bi chair by Jean Louis Iratzoki for Alki

adidas Originals fashion store by ONOMA Architects, Athens – Greece

October 6th, 2014

The wooden shell, free from artificial elements, offers the ultimate platform for sneakers, apparel and accessories of distinguishable design. The authenticity of the space is redefined and bows to the products’ originality.

Shell Lace structure by Tonkin Liu

September 26th, 2014

Continuing recent research trends in the ways nature can inspire new architectural methods and typologies, London-based architecture practice Tonkin Liu in collaboration with engineers at Arup, have developed a single-surface structural technique called Shell Lace Structure.

Etat Libre D’Orange flagship store by Shed, London – UK

July 31st, 2014

Approaching the store very much as an installation, part science and part philosophy, allowed Shed to play with the idea of a lab for personalities which was manifested in a concept of a tiled ‘shell with science stands to display product.

Team One USA office by Shubin + Donaldson, Los Angeles – California

May 25th, 2014

A massive folding “box” clad in reclaimed barn wood sets the tone for a reception space filled with large volumes and architectural forms. Playing against the scale of the building’s industrial shell, the material palette embraces a more residential tone with warm colors and textures.

New SHAUNS Eyewear

April 12th, 2014

The batch consists of eight unisex styles in various colorways, like green tortoise shell and half-and-half hybrids. From round to rectangular and thin to thick, choose the style to your liking.

The Bryan&Barry Building by C&P Architetti, Milano – Italy

April 3rd, 2014

Nine levels host the stores and each of them conveys its own original and fresh approach: they become ‘event-spaces’ where the philosophy of each brand is translated into craftsmanship, aesthetics of beauty, taste, attention paid to material and product quality.

Valentine lamp by Marcel Wanders for Moooi

December 10th, 2012

A magic mirror and the power of crystals transform a simple shell into an endless light bouquet of flowers”, Marcel Wanders Valentine’s shiny, refined black, white, gold & chrome shell encloses and frames a meadow of light and sparkling glamour.

Tatou lamp collection by Patricia Urquiola for Flos

October 26th, 2012

Lighting brand Flos presents a new family of lamps designed by Patricia Urquiola on the occasion of the 2012 London Design Festival. Taking its name from the French word for ‘Armadillo’, the ‘Tatou’ series draws its influences from that of armour, particularly that of classic antique Japan, offering dynamism, lightness and flexibility.

Shell Lounge Chair W.01 by Branca-Lisboa

July 25th, 2012

The W.01 is inspired both by formal and structural biological references. The structure appears to be a shell natural development and it’s form evolves like a natural body composed by vertebra and spine, working as natural force and weight distribution.