Now this is my kind of #rebootme …good coffee and great design. Let’s remind ourselves that there can more to coffee than the local drive through. Noc Coffee Co., Sheung Wan, Hong Kong Bonanza Roastery Cafe, Berlin, Germany Misto, Prague, Czech Republic This was just a glimpse of the Wallpaper* article on “The world’s best
For over thirty years the Wood Design & Building Awards program have been recognizing excellence in the use of wood products and their application in design. The video below profiles the recent submissions and the worthy winner. And the winner is… The Audain Art Museum (Whistler, Canada)
SOFTlab, New York SOFTlab is a design studio based in New York City, created by Michael Szivos. The studio designs across almost every medium, from digitally fabricated large-scale sculpture, to interactive design, to large-scale digital video installations. As the studio adjusted to a wide range of projects, it began to focus less on the medium
Richard Meier talks colour! With an international reputation for white architecture, Meier talks about architectural context, timelessness, universal color, and a black building….
Designer and innovator Daan Roosegaarde was appointed by the Government in Holland to re-envisage the famous Afsluitsdijk Dutch causeway, a flood protector and road. No energy is consumed at the ‘Gates of Light,’ and the 60 floodlights, designed by Rem Koolhaas’ grandfather Dirk Roosenburg in 193s, are now fully restored but enhanced with a reflective
Watch this short video by Susan Kare, graphic designer about the design of icons and typeface for some of the major media brands in the world. Fascinating to hear how some of the most iconic, recognizable graphics came to be.
Off site fabrication and modular design taken to the extreme… Skýli is the name of a trekking cabin designed by Utopia Arkitekter. The original concept was developed to be easily transported to remote locations along some of the most famous trekking trails on Iceland. Skýli of course means shelter in Icelandic, but this charcteristic building
This is an important talking point for our industry. I was fortunate to get valuable construction site experience during my University training and besides the knowledge resulted, I learnt about humility and the importance to listen to the contractor building my design with my drawings. There needs to be more practical training on construction sites
LANDAU international design have created an exquisite park at Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, that harmonizes architecture with a carefully crafted landscape epitomizing a rare natural beauty. Read the Archdaily.com article here