Cloudy is Fabbian Illuminazione’s new blown-glass lamp created by French designer Mathieu Lehanneur…. Normally, when we look at clouds, we seek organic shapes, similar to objects of living beings. In this case, the creative process has been reversed: this is a special object which, during its creation, revealed all its potential. “Cloudy is a paradox! This lamp has
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… A gorgeous place to eat when in Barcelona. A powerful mix of exuberance and minimalism, the union between two great cultures, one minimalist and quiet and the other, loud and abundant, both strong and influential meet and create this great fusion of tastes and flavours. Ikibana restaurant is the expression of two cultures that are both very passionate about nature.
Yo Yamagata Architects completed the design of a three-level residence located in Saitama, Japan…, The design team managed to maximize the space (54.98 square meters) and create functional interiors filled with natural light. Three major components make up the structure of the building. The first is a buffer zone, an inspiring indoor-outdoor boundary consisting of a small courtyard, a
Drawing on themes from luxury, glamorous and trendy blends, Eskada Club Porto designed by AAMD… stands for an invigorating atmosphere. Thought from a range of differently design rooms, each with its own special feature, it has achieved a unique environment out of the mix between past, present and future. In the buildings restoration, materials were carefully chosen to guaranty comfort
…Each contemporary house has its own particularities. By respecting a simple design line, that makes it look spacious and breezy you can obtain a private piece of tranquil paradise. Most of the times, a contemporary house is ‘seasoned’ with a gorgeous and relaxing courtyard. For those moments of relaxation, mellow and unforgettable. There’s no better place like home, isn’t that
Located between Ziqidonglai Central Park and the peripheral edge of Jiading, a new town in Shanghai, China, From East Bookstore displays a very European design. Scenic Architecture Office… imagined a cultural retreat with unusual architecture elements that blend in, defining the personality of the project : “We conceived the environment of the bookstore as a whole, which provided an even
Advocates of the “Green City” concept, the creative team at WOHA… developed a hotel design with a surreal appearance. PARKROYAL on Pickering is a highly modern architecture project in Singapore, combining concrete organic shapes with simple rectangular volumes and incredible sky-gardens. Greenery flourishes at every four levels of the hotel, visually blending the massive accommodation unit with the neighboring park.
Inspired by the Ionic architecture order, Studio 65… designed a seat, chaise and side table for lounging entitled Colonna. By literally breaking down a column, the designers developed three seating units, each with a well designed personality. The upper part of the “stack”, “Capitello”, is also the most alluring one, presenting interesting details from every standpoint and offering a high
Defined in 2012, Mediterrani 32 is a high-quality architectural project that focuses on the importance of nature and bringing it inside the house. The project was completed by Isern Associates… and inspired by the words of Claude Monet, the impressionist painter, who stated that only the surrounding atmosphere can embellish a subject and give to it a true value. Exploring
We discovered the idea of twin homes on Freshome a while back, yet this project managed to surprise us. Antonio Altarriba Comes developed an interesting ensemble of six modern semi-detached homes in a row plus a seventh independent villa showcasing the same design style. The project (found on ArchDaily…) is located in Rocafort, Valencia, Spain and occupies a total
A highly modern architecture approach, a generous mix of materials, spacious interiors and extensive ocean views characterize Casa Spa, located in Playa Gaviotas, Canete, Peru. The project was envisioned by Gomez de la Torre & Guerrero Arquitectos as an opulent retreat, where the transition from one covered living zone to the neighboring open space is barely noticeable. … The exterior of
All creative spirits dream of a remote study room with just enough furniture elements to trigger that sense of comfort. This is the case with the writer’s studio below, envisioned by SMNG-A Architects in Lakeside, Michigan, USA and discovered on ArchDaily…. Part of a larger property, including a main house completed in 1986 and large green spaces, the 448
A-001 Taller de Arquitectura… have completed the design and development of Casa del Viento, a contemporary residence in the city of Tepoztlán, Morelos, Mexico. Reflecting the cultural mix that characterizes the region, the architecture of the building includes a variety of materials, ranging from exposed concrete and glass to the more traditional stone. The result is an imposing modern mansion,
This residence in Johannesburg, South Africa developed by the team at Summersun Property Group and initially discovered by Freshome on Sotheby’s is a massive display of opulence. The generously-sized house features five bedrooms, five bathrooms and large living areas for social encounters. The alternation between covered and open spaces contribute to its breezy, holiday-inspiring appearance. …Flanked by a pond on
LINK Arkitektur… have completed the design and development of the Froeyland Orstad Church, a modern house of prayer in the small village of Orstad, Norway. The 2100 square meter building has an impressive capacity of 600 seats and accommodates the country’s first baptismal pool. With an appearance inspired by the surrounding landscape, the roof slopes in two directions, further blending