Posts Tagged ‘transparency’

Filia76 eyeware store by Claudia Weber, Kassel – Germany

September 20th, 2014

A clever arrangement of mirrors and glass surfaces makes for a luminous interior awash with transparency and visual effects. This symbiosis of concrete, leather, steel and 250 year old oak wood can be seen in the documenta city of Kasse.

Mirror table by Tokujin Yoshioka for Glasitalia

March 10th, 2014

The furniture piece is produced from a thick high-transparency mirrored glass, cut using a special technique in which the surfaces give off a clear sparkling expression through the refraction of light, much like that of a prism.

LIU JO store by Fabio Caselli Design, Singapore

October 9th, 2013

A combination of gold and steel is employed for the wall decorations, columns and counters. The same chromatic choices has been made for the niche Gold Capsule Colletion: crystal shelves and hangables favour the outfitting of the various product types.

Gochi restaurant by MIM Design, Melbourne

July 8th, 2013

Gochi is a modern take on a traditional Japanese style restaurant. Items such as the chopstick were transformed into feature custom-designed lighting which scale the walls. The ceiling structure, made up of interwoven rope, creates a textural element throughout.

Zubi Advertising headquarters, Miami

May 12th, 2013

In terms of the office’s design itself, the space consists of a large bullpen area for the majority of employees, with breakout rooms and private offices (also known as casitas) nearby. Employees can also take advantage of bike storage and shower facilities which are a huge perk after cycling in the hot Miami sun.

Wireflow lighting fixtures by Arik Levy for VIBIA

May 1st, 2013

Wireflow explores geometries in two and three dimensions through a series of pendant lighting fixtures which are composed of simple elements, whereby from certain angles they appear flat, like a line drawing suspended in the air.

John Lewis Fashion Pavilion by Grimshaw, London

April 24th, 2013

Simple cardboard tubes, which vary in both length and diameter, are suspended within two vertical sheets of acrylic. The modular panel design creates a flexible enclosed environment with varying degrees of transparency.

En Oeno by Eklektikon

March 9th, 2013

We wanted to show that process of taking something raw and turning it into something so exquisite, in the same way that one’s personality can be revealed through wine consumption. The beautiful screen-printed graphic shows that gradual process as chaos becomes uncluttered when “filtered” through “En Oeno Alethea.”

UXUS HQ, Amsterdam

February 26th, 2013

Contrasting the ethereal aesthetics of poetry with the boldness of industrial style, the interior of the UXUS office prompts creativity and productivity. Inspired by the poetic trait of the “in-between”, the space is a tension of opposing elements. Soft and sharp, old and new, transparency and privacy collide to create an ever-changing environment that stimulates imagination.

SHIPPING CONTAINERS! Tony’s Farm organic food farm by Playze, Shanghai

February 8th, 2013

Design firm Playze has literally turned Tony’s Farm, the biggest organic food farm in Shanghai, green!

IDL office, Portland – Oregon

January 27th, 2013

Then came the fun part- creating a contemporary space that would both reflect our philosophy and function just as well. One of our maxims at IDL is based on the ethic of collaboration, and thus all workspaces were created to encourage this type of communication and transparency, which meant open spaces and no office doors.

Drukta and Formail offices by FIVE AM, Kortrijk – Belgium

January 8th, 2013

At the end of 2012, printing office Drukta and mailing company Formail moved into their new building. Not a new build, but a former textile company’s warehouse, spanning 4.000 sqm. For their office space, both companies were looking for a solution which needed to fit their needs and budget.

Camper Shop by Jaime Hayon, Tokyo

January 4th, 2013

Inspired by classic circus elements, this new project for Camper has colour and fantasy. The space is full of life and light, inviting people to dream. As soon as we step through the organic door, with a handle shaped like a candy cane, we begin to discover the surprises inside. There are no corners, only curved forms.

Tiffany & Co. diamond pavilion by 2×4, China

December 14th, 2012

2×4 was asked to design the architecture, exhibition, and technology experiences for the exhibition. Defined by glass and transparency, the exhibition was a glass Pavilion encasing at its center the iconic Tiffany Blue Box.

Eneco headquarter by Hofman Dujardin Architects & Fokkema&Partners, Rotterdam

December 13th, 2012

The new Eneco headquarter is located in Rotterdam in The Netherlands. Eneco will introduce The New Working, which will lead to an efficient and sustainable use of the building.

Nextel Argentina Head Office by Contract Argentina, Buenos Aires

December 2nd, 2012

The informal meetings and video conferences rooms were designed inside large crystal cylinders, surrounded by a series of maple-wood rods. Inside, curved sofa velvet grape and a tangerine tone rug exalt the climate for creativity.

VILA Clothes shop by Riis Retail, Vimmelskaftet Copenhagen – Denmark

November 8th, 2012

In the VILA Vimmelskaftet shop there has been strived for a look that makes people think of Paris´s natural elegance. The facade underlines the French “Boutique” look with its brassdetails and black,z handpainted look. Inside, the shop is based on elegant design, with focus on simplicity, quality, and texture. A classic concept with a refined twist which creates an identity.

Bayer trade fair stand by Walbert-Schmitz, Dusseldorf – Germany

October 30th, 2012

Development of an independent brand presentation conveys a concept of transparency and openness and creates communication areas with an inviting feeling. The VisionWorks optics is to be reflected in the fair stand.

Harang bistro by PQNK, Los Angeles

October 25th, 2012

Our concept of Harang Bistro incites from this idea of arousing the audience with perception through color, texture, views, and contrast.

Milkywave installation by Aidia Studio

October 5th, 2012

Milkywave reflects on the practice of city-making through the objects that populate the collective memory; an attempt to rethink how seemingly mundane things with a material substance, shape, texture and color along with unique cultural habits and environmental conditions coalesce to form the atmosphere and character of the city.