Posts Tagged ‘transparency’

Prada Men’s and Women’s Show by AMO – OMA, Milan – Italy

June 21st, 2016

A continuous metallic surface encompasses all elements of the set, generating a layer composed of meshes that feature a range of different patterns and dimensions. These abstract motifs overlap to recreate a ‘Total Space’, an architectural gesture that lends the project its name.

Andrade Miranda law office by David Guerra, Nova Lima – Brazil

May 12th, 2016

The pick of wood for the panels and most furniture rescues the tradition of law offices, at the same time bringing coziness. However, other type of panels, combined with glass and cement cladding, brings a contemporary and daring combination.

Kale Pavillion at Cersaie 2015 by Paolo Cesaretti, Bologna – Italy

March 25th, 2016

Products are displayed in an immersive environment where abstract ironic styling and dramatic lighting help to keep high the thrill.

Prescient Offices by Perkins+Will, Chicago – Illinois

February 3rd, 2016

Key materials in the space include steel, to represent strength and security; wood, to add a natural feel to the space. Blues and greens in the color palette represent land and sea, and add an “artistic” feel as requested by the CEO.

Link wallcovering by Gensler and FilzFelt

December 11th, 2015

The panels were designed to tackle a particular design problem at Gensler’s LA office, where red glazed panels acting as an architectural statement to be viewed from the street had been casting a harsh light into the interior conference room space behind.

Thicket Pavilion Study 2.0 by Barkow Leibinger, Berlin – Germany

August 19th, 2015



Barkow Leibinger blurs boundaries with steel rods in Thicket Pavilion

Klarna HQ by Koncept Stockholm, Stockholm – Sweden

July 21st, 2015



Founded in 2005 Klarna is today one of Europe’s fastest growing companies.

Scolamiero Painting Studio by Officinaleonardo, Rome – Italy

June 23rd, 2015



Officinaleonardo pursues, in his works, several themes including the relationship between matter and light, the transparency of spaces, the inclusion of nature in the built, the ecological habitat in his self-sustainability, and psychological well-being of those living and working in the spaces created.

Chantal Light by Doriana & Massimiliano Fuksas for Slamp

May 26th, 2015

Plinthos pavilion by Mab Architects

January 27th, 2015

Plinthos pavilion by Mab Architects

Zendesk office by Blitz, Dublin – Ireland

December 29th, 2014

The Danish concept of “hygge,” or coziness, also manifests in the wrapping form of the entry. A simple palette of crisp white and soft wood, with minimal insertions of the color green, reflects Zendesk’s brand standards of beauty and simplicity.

Mozilla headquarters by MKThink, Mountain View – California

October 6th, 2014

The open stair links the two floor plates for increased face-to-face interaction. The entry space offers a glimpse into the office beyond, with easy access to bike storage and different levels of security access for employees and volunteers.

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.”