Wall Decor Idea – This Café Covered Their Walls With 3D Concrete Tiles

When Emma Maxwell Design were asked to design Cafe Melba in Singapore, they chose to cover the walls in 3-dimensional hexagon shaped tiles.

The designers used hand crafted Kaza wall tiles in many colors to create the unique look.

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This Bar Was Designed With A Skin Of Copper Scales

In a recent collaboration with Kettle One Vodka for Alexander McQueen’s Sarabande educational foundation, Dutch artist and designer Tord Boontje has created a copper clad bar installment.

Taking inspiration from a number of things, including Dutch style, key design elements of Kettle One Vodka, and [Read More…]

MATTHEW GRABELSKY – UNDERGROUND

At Thinkspace Gallery, Matthew Grabelsky’s UNDERGROUND solo show can be found in the project room… and it looks fantastic! His surreal/realistic oil paintings of NYC subway riders reading magazines (and kid’s books) are stunning with a twist… all males are animals! If only they had prints of some of [Read More…]

SAUNAGONDEL

SAUNAGONDEL

The Saunagondel! Yes - these are upcycled old ski gondolas transformed into mobile 4-person electric saunas! Designed by Toni Egger and Felix Tarantik who were looking for a high-quality easy to use outdoor sauna. It has the frame of an original Swiss gondola, an interior of silver fir, and a 4.5 k [Read More…]

This Serene Outdoor Sanctuary Has Sculptural Concrete Seating

This Serene Outdoor Sanctuary Has Sculptural Concrete Seating

Sometimes, you just need a place to relax and unwind, which is exactly what Belzberg Architects have designed for this cancer treatment and research center in California.

 

Located in Duarte, California, the design team was inspired by the “wishing trees” found across the campus that hold hundre [Read More…]

A Gradient Of Colorful Wood Veneers Cover This Cabinet Like Shingles

A Gradient Of Colorful Wood Veneers Cover This Cabinet Like Shingles

Design students Jumphol Socharoentham and Pakawat Vijaykadga, have created this color-gradient cabinet as part of their furniture design major at KMITL (King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang) in Bangkok, Thailand.
When designing the Alato Cabinet, they were inspired by feathers as they a [Read More…]

These cushion seats are designed to fit into the wall when not being used

These cushion seats are designed to fit into the wall when not being used

When architecture and interior design firm AEI, were designing this school in Bogota, Colombia, they decided to introduce bright colors and fun furniture.
The walls of various areas of the school have a honeycomb pattern with slots designed for storing cushioned seats. When certain seats are removed [Read More…]

This Restaurant Is Designed Like A Floating Nest

This Restaurant Is Designed Like A Floating Nest

Surrounded entirely by water and seeming to float right on its surface, this special seating space is one of the three restaurants at the Mar Adentro Hotel, designed by Miguel Ángel Aragonés, in San José del Cabo, Mexico.

The name “Nido,” which in English translates to “nest,” is well suited for th [Read More…]

ROUND SURROUND SOUND!

ROUND SURROUND SOUND!

Is it pronounced Wide, or Widd? It’s the GIF/JIF story all over again, but all the name related speculation aside, the Whyd is a pretty cool speaker. Its cushion aesthetic makes it look rather huggable, but behind its soft exterior is a mammoth of technology. Whyd isn’t your conventional ‘pair-and-p [Read More…]

ROBO-DOC

ROBO-DOC

Probably the most scary medical procedure to even observe, is surgery performed on someone’s eye. I imagine design can go a long way in not just making that procedure simpler, faster, and more effective, but also in making the idea of it less daunting. Vitreous is a robot that performs transatlantic [Read More…]

Marko Petrovic‘s ELECTRIC FERRARI

Marko Petrovic‘s ELECTRIC FERRARI

The Ferrari Millenio, as the name might allude, is a futuristic super-car concept that features a complex combination of materials and technologies that we can hope will become a serious reality before the end of the next millenium. The two-seater includes a buckypaper reinforced body that is strong [Read More…]