Posts Tagged ‘transparency’

Longxiaobao restaurant in Sun Moon Light Center by Lukstudio, Shanghai – China

November 20th, 2017

The new restaurant in the Sun Moon Light Center reflects its other Shanghai location with an abstract interpretation of a noodle rack: a dynamic grid of steel bars that defines its ethereal presence.

Yo’Hood trade-fair stand by Linehouse, Shanghai – China

November 10th, 2017

The timber structure employs a natural material in a gravity-defying linear pattern, with mirror-clad vertical columns camouflaging the support system and creating the illusion of transparency and levity. At the same time, one side of the timber slats are painted in a gradation of hues which are only revealed as the viewer’s perspective revolves around the structure.

Emetriq GmbH offices by sbp design, Hamburg – Germany

August 11th, 2017


The new lease space includes a generous open glass facade on the ground floor which emetriq uses to communicate the transparency issue to the outside.

Xoom Offices by Huntsman Architectural Group, San Francisco – California

July 1st, 2017

The visual design direction reflects Xoom’s position in the marketplace: established, global, yet accessible. Two juxtaposed material palettes express the space’s natural and contemporary style. Inspired by international craft, the use of olive ash veneer, wool felt, and woven area rugs bring a sense of warmth to the public areas.

Jayant Group LLP Headquarters by Worksmith, Pune – India

June 6th, 2017

The spatial planning was done based of two strong philosophies; hierarchy and transparency. The floorplan was divided into two well defined areas based on access by the partners and the staff.

Hyatt Place Hotel Luoyang by BLVD, Luoyang – China

May 29th, 2017

Stones and tiles, dark copper, textured glass, and warm wood create an earthy architectural foundation into which subtle textures and sculptural forms are layered. Screen elements maintain the transparency and connection between spaces while provoking curiosity within the guests.

SASB Office by FENNIE+MEHL, San Francisco – California

March 10th, 2017

FENNIE+MEHL was asked to make the new office communicate SASB’s commitment to sustainability and corporate transparency while fitting the work style of a staff intently focused on complex data analysis. The plan focused solely on finishes, furniture and visual artifacts.

Siddhomal Group office by Ravish Mehra Deepak Kalra, New Delhi – India

September 2nd, 2016

Walls were removed or replaced with glass wherever possible, materials were chosen to be able to create a bright and lively space within the given setting and restrictions. One can see a playful use of wood, stone veneers and colour inserts of yellow throughout the space.

Sugar Lady Pop-up store by PRISM DESIGN, Shanghai – China

August 15th, 2016

We have noticed that there is a common point of natural beauty and, women’s beauty. It was to extract the crystal of natural elements from the sugar of the brand name.

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.