Monthly Archives: October 2014

Angular Concrete House

This angular concrete and larch house blends seamlessly into a Tonsberg neighborhood in Norway. The skillful integration of indoors and outdoors was the architects’ driving concept behind the design of this new house. The whole house, including the roof, is made to blend with the existing topography of the area.

Monday Morning Photo(s)

For today’s Monday Morning Photos, we have a look at the work of Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto, who has created an installation in Paris’ Jardins des Tuileries composed of suspended metal cubes and plants, for the FIAC art fair. A void in the center represents the “living area”, with formal entrances at either side and lots of other access points […]

Monday Morning Photo(s)

Science Café and Library by Anna Wigandt For today’s Monday Morning Photos we have a look at an Interior by and designer/photographer Anna Wigandt presenting a concept space that aims to stimulate and inspire people’s interest in the sciences. The Science Café and Library aims to combine informal and work environments to promote independent, gratifying learning. Images courtesy […]

Frank Gehry for Louis Vuitton

To mark the opening of The Foundation Louis Vuitton, the French luxury house has commissioned one of our favorite architects, Frank Gehry to design their windows for Fall/Winter 2014-2015. A Pritzker Prize–winning architect, Gehry is to the world of structural design what Louis Vuitton is to the world of luxury and fashion. The Los Angeles based architect has […]

NEWH Scholarship

NEWH, INC. is a non-profit organization dedicated to the Hospitality Industry. It is our goal to further our industry through scholarship and education. To that end the NEWH, Inc. is offering the Symmons Smart Scholarship Design Competition to students who are pursuing careers affiliated in the Hospitality Industry in Interior Design or Architecture. The scholarship […]

Monday Morning Photo(S)

For today’s Monday Morning Photo(s) we have a A few designers that have been selected for two of three new “iconic” train stations in Paris that will be built as part of the Grand Paris Express ring-route rail project. The Spanish architecture firm EMBT founded by Enric Miralles and Benedetta Tagliabue will design the Clichy-Montfermeil station in collaboration with […]

Kids to Teen Furniture Line

A Beautiful Furniture Line That Grows With Your Kid, From Baby To Teen The cost of raising a child in the U.S. these days, from birth to 18? Over $300,000. Furniture design studio Dot and Cross, launched last month at the London Design Festival, aspires to reduce that parental burden with a collection of products that […]

Monday Morning Photo(s) Beverly Hills Edition

  For today’s Monday Morning Photo’s we have a look at the newly completed Saint Laurent women’s boutique in Beverly Hills. Creative director Hedi Slimane was in charge of overall design of the ultra chic boutique, with about 10,000-square-foot to play with, the three-story store is the brand’s largest women’s unit in the world. An […]

Cliff House in Melbourne

The concept Cliff House was designed to hang from extreme sections of coastal land in Australia. The concept Cliff House would offer exceptional views of the Indian Ocean for couples who like to live life on the edge. Australian architectural firm Modscape’s ambitious designs were inspired by the way a barnacle clings to the hull of a […]

MIT Beaver Works / Merge Architects

MIT Beaver Works / Merge Architects From the architect. This multi-use research and collaboration space was developed for students, faculty, and technical professionals in the Tech Square hub near MIT’s campus in Cambridge. Beaver Works, a joint center for MIT Lincoln Laboratory and MIT School of Engineering, serves as a work space and showcase where students […]