Zaha Hadid Architects Completes Antwerp’s New Port House in Belgium

Zaha Hadid Architects Completes Antwerp's New Port House in Belgium

zaha hadid architects has inaugurated the new port house in antwerp, which repurposes a derelict fire station as a new headquarters for the district. the project brings together the port’s 500 staff that previously worked in separate buildings around the city. the architecture takes the form of an e [Read More…]

Stiletto Desk by Splinter Works

Stiletto Desk by Splinter Works

Description from the designers:

Stiletto can be appropriated for all manner of functions; desk, console table or dressing table. The sinous leg of the table evokes a ‘stacked heel’ stiletto, and is hand sculpted from solid stacked walnut.

The iconic ‘red sole’, defines the underside of the ta [Read More…]

Polymorphic Kinetic Installation

Polymorphic Kinetic Installation

Description from the designers:

Polymorphic is a kinetic installation utilizing an innovative design and engineering solution inspired by the simple kinetic action of a see-saw and the reverberating motion of a Slinky. The design is comprised of a double-sided bench which transforms through a [Read More…]

Autonomous and Fully Connected BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 Motorcycle

Autonomous and Fully Connected BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 Motorcycle

standing as the ultimate riding experience, the BMW motorrad ‘VISION NEXT 100’ concept motorcycle completes the german automotive brand’s centenary celebrations. as a look into what the future may be, BMW has envisioned four vehicles; the BMW, MINI, rolls-royce, and the motorad, which was unveile [Read More…]

This Coffee Table Is Designed to Hold Books and Babies

This Coffee Table Is Designed to Hold Books and Babies


Designer Kunsik Choi has created Boida, a coffee table that doubles as a seat for the little ones in your life or as a magazine / book holder.

Made from wood, the coffee table has a cut-out section that allows a small child to sit in it, while the parent can have space for their own th [Read More…]

This Chair’s Showing Some Skin

This Chair’s Showing Some Skin

You’ve seen loads of chairs on Yanko. I’m pretty sure I’ve lost track of how many I’ve posted. Minimalism seems to be a predominant style, however minimalist yet rich in expression isn’t something that comes easily. The 1085 Chair designed by the Italian firm, Bartoli Design is light on design bu [Read More…]

BRIDGING THE GAP

BRIDGING THE GAP

The Fuse chair is so named for the way it stylishly brings together old and new materials to bridge a generational gap in design. Inspired by this gap is a literal gap in the back! The wood front leg/arm combination represents a time when almost all furniture was woodcrafted while the rest is sta [Read More…]

OMA’s Digital Valley’ Proposal for Axel Springer Campus Unveiled in Berlin

OMA's Digital Valley' Proposal for Axel Springer Campus Unveiled in Berlin

in 2014, international firm OMA won the commission to design the axel springer publishing building in berlin. the media company celebrates its 50th anniversary with the launch of its new building plan located on the site of the former linden park, opposite its existing headquarters. the dynamic n [Read More…]

Diesel Celebrates 30 Years With Daisy Balloon Installation In Japan

Diesel Celebrates 30 Years With Daisy Balloon Installation In Japan

for its 30th anniversary in japan, diesel has collaborated with young fashion designer yuko koike- recipient of the 0TB award at the international talent support contest 2015. together they created an exclusive collection that pays homage to the japanese culture, with kimono styled-outfits and deep [Read More…]

TRANSLUCENT SECLUSION, LIVE IN A BUBBLE

TRANSLUCENT SECLUSION, LIVE IN A BUBBLE

This is the second project from Swiss design group Micasa Lab that I’m in love with. The Cocoon 1 is a sit in, chill in, relax in, live in bubble with reconfigurable cushions to really personalize the space. I think it’s a genius idea. A retreat that simultaneously informs the world of your need for [Read More…]

Ditch Your Smartphone Alarm For Luna

Ditch Your Smartphone Alarm For Luna

The modern lifestyle’s really been a blessing and curse to our sleeping patterns. I say curse, because we now sleep at erratic times, don’t get fitful sleep, and let’s not even get into the radiation we’re exposed to because of our smartphones. I also say blessing because with the modern lifestyl [Read More…]