dakar’s international conference center by tabanlioglu architects

set amid the country’s distinctive baobab trees, the building’s form and unifying roof canopy pays homage to its geographic location and natural context. The post dakar’s international conference center by tabanlioglu architects appeared first on designboom | architecture & designRead more…

fernando + humberto campana imagine estrela collection as colony of sea stars

the ‘estrella’ collection draws its formal influences from the ‘bolacha do mar’ (a close relative of the starfish) in which the repetition of the celestial-like motif defines the shape and structure of the pieces. The post fernando + humberto campanaRead more…

markus johansson design studio’s whimsical loop chair

the ‘loop chair’ by markus johansson design studio visualizes the wandering of the mind, it’s a result of digressing thoughts about what a chair can be, and takes on a form bordering between ideation and completion. The post markus johanssonRead more…

office workers install 8-bit superhero wall with 8,024 sticky notes

using 8,024 post-its, the volunteers came into work on the weekend and installed pixelated portraits of superheroes and comic book characters onto the interior of their workspace. The post office workers install 8-bit superhero wall with 8,024 sticky notes appearedRead more…

fountain flow by atelier I-N-D-J & CTHM architects for shanghai windows 2015

30,000 meters of translucent cord spill from the upper windows of the fountain restaurant in, shanghai’s xintiandi district, for RIBA’s windows project 2015. The post fountain flow by atelier I-N-D-J & CTHM architects for shanghai windows 2015 appeared first onRead more…

united nude + 3D systems present re-inventing shoes during milan design week

the exhibit highlights five, 3D-printed shoes designed by zaha hadid, fernando romero, ross lovegrove, ben van berkel and michael young. The post united nude + 3D systems present re-inventing shoes during milan design week appeared first on designboom | architectureRead more…

plants envelop dossofiorito’s hanging epiphytes pots with their roots

the suspended vessels offer an alternative to the potted cultivation of epiphytic houseplants, making visible not only the leaves and flower part of the plant, but also its roots. The post plants envelop dossofiorito’s hanging epiphytes pots with their rootsRead more…

lovethesign rodolfo modular seating system shown at milan design week

transforming from a single unit to an extensive collection for large spaces, the LOVEThESIGN ‘RODOLFO’ modular seating system, designed by davide negri, creates extra seats when needed. The post lovethesign rodolfo modular seating system shown at milan design week appearedRead more…

roote contains flame house beneath a large angled canopy

the residence sits at the top of a raised area of land, maximizing its hillside position to overlook the city below. The post roote contains flame house beneath a large angled canopy appeared first on designboom | architecture & designRead more…

55m pastrovich studio’s X-easy yacht simplifies life at sea

spread over two decks, the luxurious 55m ‘X-easy’ yacht concept by pastrovich studio, translates it elegant exterior into a beach house interior, using soft, natural materials. The post 55m pastrovich studio’s X-easy yacht simplifies life at sea appeared first onRead more…

tiago patrício rodrigues redesigns art nouveau era interior

the small apartment unit is furnished with shapes, materials, and finishes of multiple eras; countless stories, aesthetics, and time periods complement each other for a quaint, functional whole. The post tiago patrício rodrigues redesigns art nouveau era interior appeared firstRead more…

onion’s bric a brac modular wall system at milan design week 2015

onion’s ‘bric a brac’ is a thought out, direct representation of thai materials and culture: the project will be presented at ventura lambrate during milan design week 2015. The post onion’s bric a brac modular wall system at milan designRead more…