Monthly Archives: January 2015

Israeli residence in a new light

This new house in Israel, by Pitsou Kedem Architects, has a very interesting interplay of light and shadows, concrete and steel surfaces, and open and closed spaces. The residence is located in Savion, just a short drive from Tel Aviv and was designed for a single person as a space to live and entertain, wouldn’t you like […]

Movie Night

The residents of this house in Germany, designed by Roger Christ, can use one of the flat white exterior walls on the top floor, as a screen to project movies on to, how cool is that? Architecture by Roger Christ Photography by Thomas Herrmann

Mechanics Garage turned Retail/Bar

Check out this awesome project by designer John Berg who transformed a former mechanics garage into a multi-functional event/performance space, bar and retail store in Brooklyn, NY, for creative collective Kinfolk Studios. Kinfolk was created in 2008 by a group of friends from New York, Los Angeles and Tokyo, Japan. The main concept of a “Kinfolk life” came […]

Monday Morning Photo(S) Spring 2015

For today’s Monday Morning Photos we have a look at a series of eye catching window displays for luxury brand Hermès by Parisian design duo Rémy Clémente and Morgan Maccari, otherwise known as Bonsoir Paris. The design concept for the latest store-front spectacle, ‘Metamorphosis’, also served as the Hermès theme for 2014 and was the only word in […]

Fun Events in SF this Weekend!

Here are a few fun things you might want to check out this weekend before school starts: OMCA’s launching a new weekly pop-up store with work by local artists and designers during Friday Nights @ OMCA—and we want to feature YOU! We are calling all artists who are interested in selling their creations; anything from […]

An Architect’s Modern Retreat in Brazil

We love the home of Brazilian architect Marcos Acayaba in the suburbs of Sao Paulo,  its sweeping concrete roof and walls of glass and how modern it look for the time it was built, he was only 28 years old and the house was completed in 1975. He is considered a pioneer of modernism in […]

Monday Morning Photo(S) Barcelona Edition

For today’s Monday Morning we have a look at the world of desserts, cakes and sweets and the magic of fairy tales, all taken out of context and scale, form la Dolca, the new area for desserts inside Tickets Restaurant in Barcelona. According to Albert Adriá: “I wanted to create a new space that would organize […]

Tom Dixon Sandwich, London, UK

Sandwich by Tom Dixon is a celebration of modern Britain, reflected all the way from the interiors to the menu. The restaurant space has been created by the celebrated British interior designer Tom Dixon, and showcases the very latest in his design and sits on the third floor of luxury department store, Harrods. The design inspiration and […]

Microsoft Technology Pavilion

The blocks of color that make up the Microsoft logo and the Windows 8 interface formed the basis of this temporary pavilion in located in Russia, and created for the technology giant by architecture studio Nowadays Rather than designing a simple box pavilion for the 25-by-30-metre plot, the architects decided to break the space up into smaller squares and rectangles, and […]

Monday Morning Photo(s)

Monday Morning Photos; a look at the amazing lobby design at the W hotel  Mexico City, winner in the 34th annual Gold Key Award for Excellence in Hospitality Design that happened last month in New York designed by NemaWorkshop, using the concept of  mystery and illusion.  Throughout the lobby, NemaWorkshop used Polanco neighborhood as a backdrop, […]