Architreasure Weekly #5

We’ve got a complete mixed bag of architecture styles here today. A few ambitious iconic high-rises, some buildings that have more of a social connect. One thing that binds them all together is that all of them are highly inspirational! Go ahead, scroll now, bookmark later!1. If there’s something that truly blurs lines between sculptural… [Reblogged]…

Sergey Makhno Architects reveals atmospheric visuals of Ukrainian mountain residence

Sergey Makhno Architects has revealed these painterly renderings of a weathering steel holiday home nestled in Ukraine‘s Carpathian Mountains. The Kiev-based architecture studio – which also specialises in interior and product design – created the intricately rendered visuals for Rose House using programmes 3DS Max and Corona Renderer.  The concrete structure is shown clad in weathering steel and surrounding an elevated…

Brooklyn warehouse becomes showroom for hacked IKEA kitchens

Danish brand Reform and US flooring company Madera have transformed a 1940s warehouse outside the Brooklyn Navy Yard into a Scandinavian-influenced showroom that displays hacked IKEA kitchens. Reform, which specialises in customising IKEA’s Metod and Sektion kitchen cupboards, shares the 22 Waverly showroom and offices with Madera. The partnership was formed after Madera chose to install Reform‘s Basis 01 kitchen in its new…

Solar egg, a gold mirrored sauna in sweden by Bigert & Bergström

Glimmering in solitude among the snow-laden landscape, stands a distinctive public sauna erected by artistic duo mats bigert and lars bergström. titled the solar egg, the installation stands at five meters high and four meters wide; the smooth and multi-faceted envelope or ‘shell’ wrapped in gold-plated stainless steel. a total of 69 separate pieces make…

Patrick Cabral’s breathtaking papercuts raise awareness for endangered species

  with 50% of sales going to WWF, cabral hopes his work will draw attention to the plight of vulnerable species worldwide. The post patrick cabral’s breathtaking papercuts raise awareness for endangered species appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. [Reblogged] via patrick cabral’s breathtaking papercuts raise awareness for endangered species — designboom |…

neri oxman 3D-prints large scale glass pillars at the LEXUS yet exhibition

Architect, designer, inventor and associate professor of the MIT media lab, neri oxman has created an installation made of 3D-printed glass columns celebrating LEXUS’ 10th edition at milan design week. set within la triennale di milano, the show highlights the brand’s yet philosophy, aiming to push the boundaries of creativity by fusing seemingly incompatible elements. following…

Copper in Motion by Larose Guyon

Inspired by machines drawn and manufactured for the New York Art Director Club in 2015, the Rockwell Group asked designers/artists at Larose Guyon to create an distinctive piece of art for the EMC2 Hotel’s lobby. By ensuring a fulfilling guest experience, interactive sculptures are at the very heart of history as they have the power to…

My First Year Portfolio

Seeing as my first year of University is coming to an end and there are only a couple of exams left before freedom is mine, I thought it appropriate to share my portfolio for all of my first year design work. Click the link below to direct you to my page, with a brief description of…

Alessi buckles down on Toothpaste waste — Yanko Design

Arguably the biggest and most respected design brand of our time (and well before our time too), Alessi is known for its delightful products with a slightly unconventional, if not quirky, approach to functionality.The humble buckle, responsible for keeping pants up and stomachs in, has received a new purpose, thanks to the great collective of… via…