Archive for August, 2012

Cribbar surf bar by Absolute, Newquay – UK

August 31st, 2012

At first glance the design of a surf bar in Newquay, Cornwall, may seem like a simple task however an obvious or corny response to such a brief would immediately be slated by the local water-fuelled community.

CAFES! Cafe April by Ryntovt Design, Moscow

August 31st, 2012

A new frame-structured 5×20 meters building was constructed in between two existing brick buildings. This allowed for the interiors to be open for viewing from the street. Erected in 4 weeks the building was constructed with metal structures prepared beforehand.

Spin & Fold lamp series by Vim & Vigor Design

August 31st, 2012

Vim & Vigor Design has a true passion for many of the crafts and skills which, traditionally done by hand, are more and more often being handled by automated machines.

Bread & Butter Berlin 2012 Summer – BLAUER

August 31st, 2012

Bread & Butter Berlin 2012 Summer – BLAUER

Galeries Lafayette windows, Paris

August 31st, 2012

Galeries Lafayette windows, Paris

Oxfam store by Retail Office, Leuven – Belgium

August 31st, 2012

Oxfam is the worldwide pioneer in fairtrade. With the sale of fairtrade products, they offer consumers a concrete alternative. The unique story of every fairtrade product and their origin are the basis for the new store concept.

Cumarú restaurant by Gonzalo Mardones Viviani, Santiago – Chile

August 30th, 2012

The Cumarú Restaurant, located on Nueva Costanera Avenue in Vitacura commune, Santiago de Chile, was born as an assignment regarding materiality. The owners of this restaurant got a big quantity of cumarú timber, which is a wonderful and noble material.

Van Cleef & Arpels Maison flagship by Pure Creative International, Hong Kong

August 30th, 2012

The Maison is a warm and inviting luxury retail space, finished with wood panelling and a chromatic harmony of soft hues, leather features and floral themes give a luxurious finish, bathed with subtle lighting effects.

Skale wardrobe by Sarah Böttger

August 30th, 2012

Skale can be what you make of it – a wardrobe, side table, shoe shelf or simply to display your favorite outfit.

Bread & Butter Berlin 2012 Summer – NUDIE JEANS

August 30th, 2012

Bread & Butter Berlin 2012 Summer – NUDIE JEANS

H&M windows at Regent Street, London

August 30th, 2012

H&M windows at Regent Street, London

Eliane Stoleru – Haute Couture Studio & Shop by Oron Milshtein, Tel Aviv

August 30th, 2012

Eliane Stoleru Haute Couture Studio by Oron Milshtein, Tel Aviv

Primopiano store by Architrend Architecture, Ragusa – Sicily

August 29th, 2012

The overall design process, from the thoughts and design plan at the initial stage to the construction of a high-quality and valuable building, takes catering for the client’s demands of the location and environment as a starting point, which are all reflected in the design process.

Mings Dim Sum restaurant at Crown Casino by Red Design Group, Melbourne

August 29th, 2012

Experimental in concept, Mings Dim Sum is a new gaming and wonton restaurant offer occupying its own exclusive space on Crown’s first floor. Traces of the previous Sante buffet are long gone, except for a wall mural installation by renowned graphic artist, the late David Band.

LiquidKristal Pavilion by Ross Lovegrove for Lasvit

August 29th, 2012

In typical Ross Lovegrove fashion – combining aspects of sculpture, art, architecture, light and material science – the London-based designer created his latest installation. After a year of experimentation and conceptualization, the LiquidKristal Pavilion was introduced at the Salone del Mobile in April.

Bread & Butter Berlin 2012 Summer – NO EXCESS

August 29th, 2012

Bread & Butter Berlin 2012 Summer – NO EXCESS

Zara windows Oxford street, London

August 29th, 2012

Zara windows Oxford street, London

R&G store by Studio Gascoigne, Auckland

August 29th, 2012

R&G brand is aimed at a younger segment of Rodd & Gunn’s target market. Most of the fixtures are ‘found’ objects to give the feeling of a ‘pop-up’ store.

Chico’s restaurant by Amerikka Design Office Ltd., Espoo – Finland

August 28th, 2012

The visual standpoint for the restaurant’s look is modern-day USA, manifested through a wild mix of urban pulse and human warmth. The restaurant interior is marked by bold expression, beautifully fading surfaces, genuine materials and murals by painters Juha Lahtinen and Samuli Suonperä.

CAFES! Frjtz Cafe by Y.A. Studio, San Francisco

August 28th, 2012

Y.A. studio converted a nearby dark concrete shell into a light-filled cafe with living terrariums that brings the outside world in.