Check out this art installation by Australian artist Ian Strange, titled “Landed” a recreation of a 1920′s Australian suburban home placed in front of the Art Gallery of South Australia, creating a contrast to the buildings neoclassical architecture and a fun reference to Dorothy’s house from The Wizard of Oz and the sudden appearance of Western culture [...]
Come support your department at the Revamp a Chair for a charity event What: Revamp a Chair for a Charity, 25 IAD students have been given a chair to Revamp with the purpose of re creating a great piece of furniture that will be auctioned benefiting a local animal shelter, first, second and third prices [...]
It’s official: We’re accepting entries for the 2014 Sherwin‐Williams® STIR® Student Design Challenge through Tuesday, April 15! Not only do students have a chance at great prizes, but they also have an opportunity to get their work recognized and seen by a national design audience — starting with our trio of remarkable judges. Here’s a recap of everything you [...]
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When we think of a ski resort, we usually think of a cabin, open log fires, hot chocolate and wood materials, but that is not the case for the Alpine Resort, a collaboration between Audi AG and the Obergl-Hochgurgl Ski-Lift Company gave the resort a more modern and futuristic look but still keeping certain traditional elements such as wood pannelling and [...]
Monday Morning Photo(s) No Skinny Dipping Allowed! This amazing Jellyfish house designed by Wiel Arets Architects (WAA) is located on the coast of Spain in Marbella, the unique design has a pool on the roof with a glass floor that creates an amazing use of light and reflection on the ceiling as you walk through the house.
This learning center in Hong Kong is designed in in dual perspective – by bringing together the perspectives of a child and an adult, a space that can be enjoyed by both. Having adult take part in the learning process but in a view from a child’s point of view, isn’t that a great concept? The [...]
We have all seen the ballon dog sculpture., but what is designer Jeff Koon’s obsession with inflatables? Watch this interview and learn more about him. Jeff Koons on Balloon Dog from SandenWolff on Vimeo.
Is everything in Paris better? YES! Take a look at this small studio apartment that was transformed into a modern space big enough for a couple.
Happy Friday, check out this innovative landscape installation in London, a floating platform in Camley Street’s Natural Park, commissioned by the Finish Institute in London and designed by Erkko Aarti, Arto Ollila and Mikki Ristola (AOR). The concept/inspiration behind it was taken from the rocky sanctuaries and small islands traditionally found in the Scandinavian Peninsula. [...]
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East London brand Hulger launched a second design of low energy design light bulbs that don’t look like a spring. The Plumen 002 Their first award winning light bulb Plumen 001 its still one of our favorites.