StudioFour have completed the Ridge Road residence, located on the mornington peninsula in Australia. . Description from StudioFour A simple brief and programming requirements, teamed with a dramatic site characterised by a steep slope and a single tea tree, enabled the design to become an exploration into enclosing the basic rituals of domestic life within [...]
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British designer Michael Young has collaborated with the Czech Republic-based glass manufacturer LASVIT to create Homune, a functional table compounded of a hand-blown, amber color glass base and a hand-blown table top from clear crystal. . For the sophisticated glass solitaire, Lasvit developed a specific blowing technology based on 3D visuals to articulate Michael Young´s [...]
As part of the London Design Festival, CONTEMPORIST visited the Tent London design event, where london-based designer Tamasine Osher exhibited her latest work, including some wood pendant lamps, spring stools, and a combination bike rack/shelf. . . . Designer: Tamasine Osher .
FRES Architects have completed a social housing building in Béthune, France. . Description from the architects The project is surrounded by heterogeneous elements dating back from the 70′s, and outside of road network. The joining piece for all these elements is the public space. The building is implemented along two roads, and has four floors, [...]
As part of the London Design Festival, CONTEMPORIST visited the Common Wealth exhibition of young Australian designers at the Habitat store in Chelsea, where Chopstick & Kilt exhibited their Asterix lights. . Description from the designers Asterix is a multiple, a repeat, a set of identical forms that can be arranged or deconstructed, according to [...]
Bucharest, Romania-based AAStudio have designed the Melted Snow table. . Description from the designers It all started with the idea of creating an original piece of furniture that would be contemporary, innovative, but most importantly, to be emblematic of everyday life: a table. Since we like to challenge Corian use in all kinds of crazy [...]
As part of the London Design Festival, CONTEMPORIST visited the Common Wealth exhibition of young Australian designers at the Habitat store in Chelsea, where Barry Magazinovic was exhibiting his Obelia1 light. . Description from Barry Magazinovic Table light/chandelier inspired by the beautiful forms found in nature. A combination of curves and geometric patterns interlock without [...]
AR Design Studio have completed the Abbots Way house near Southampton, England. . Description from the designer Abbots Way, the latest creation by AR Design Studio, is a stunning five bedroom house. Bordered by mature trees and a small lake, this spectacular house creates feelings of ultimate relaxation and privacy, whilst its contemporary design juxtaposes [...]
British designer John Reeves has created a collection of tables with legs made from scrap pieces of marble. . Description from John Reeves “Driving my motorbike past an ever increasing pile of rubble and scrap stones outside one of the many sheet marble and granite tradesmen that line some streets in Ho Chi Minh I [...]
As part of the London Design Festival, CONTEMPORIST visited the Common Wealth exhibition of young Australian designers at the Habitat store in Chelsea, where Tubert Yule exhibited the IDA tables they designed for Mule furniture. . Description from the designers Designed to be displayed as a collection or work as an individual functional object. Hand [...]
RK Architecture have sent us images of five houses they have designed on Mount Parnassus, the slopes of which are the location of the largest ski center of Greece. . . . . . RK Architecture Roula Kotsilati – Architect 10 Filias Str., N. Filothei, 15123, Amarousio, Athens, Greece. ???. 6977461533 ???. 210 5056939 email@example.com [...]
Kim HyunJoo has designed the Grid sofa and matching stool for the lobby of the SK Group building at the 2012 Yeosu Expo in Korea. . Description from the designer ‘Grid’ sofa shows modern style with the grid line instead of classic style with embossed leather sofa. The bright, highly saturated color of it makes [...]
As part of the London Design Festival, CONTEMPORIST visited the Common Wealth exhibition of young Australian designers at the Habitat store in Chelsea, where Jack Frost was exhibiting his Terranos Cabinet. . Description from the designer “The Terranos Cabinet is my first major piece that’s been produced while studying at the Central Institute of Technology. [...]
SCT Estudio de Arquitectura designed the House in Costa d’en Blanes in Mallorca, Spain. . Project Description On a long, narrow plot of land with a more or less pronounced slope, we were commissioned by the owners to demolish the house they lived in and build a new one. The first decision consists of inverting [...]
CONTEMPORIST is in London for the 2012 London Design Festival, and we have visited Exhibition Road where British artist Tony Cragg has some large sculptures on display. . . . . . Photography © CONTEMPORIST .