O House – Philippe Stuebi Architekten – Switzerland

On both, the front and the lake side, this sculptural villa shows very expressive and ornamental facades. Facing mount pilatus the white concrete elements are dotted with circular openings that allow glimpses into the two-levelled orangery with its exotic plants, as well as the lounge, the...

Dry Creek House – Brian Dillard Architecture – US

Brian Dillard Architecture have completed work on an inspired design on the foot of a dry creek in Austin, Texas.  The Dry Creek House is a prime example of restrained modernism, where simple shapes and patterns are joined in a way that doesn’t impose on its inhabitants.  No errant,...

Green Sky Growers: The Future of Farming

On a rooftop above their city center, Green Sky Growers use aquaponics and vertical farming to grow massive yields of produce and fresh, healthy tilapia using less than 10% of the water needed for traditional farming.  As much a science lab as a farm, this facility uses a software-controlled...

The Waterhouse at South Bund – China

The Waterhouse at South Bund is a vigorously planned and created 19 room boutique hotel with a clear element of excitement. The Waterhouse started as a 1930’s warehouse in Shanghai’s old docklands, when Singaporean lawyer-turned-hotelier Loh Lik Peng boarded on a voyage of total...

The G-1 Pool Table – Nottage Design – Australia Nov06

The G-1 Pool Table – Nottage Design – Australia

The ultimate pool table, Nottage Design’s Flagship table. Striking aesthetics to make the perfect centrepiece of the modern game room. Completely visible integrated ball return makes a feature of pocketed balls. Nottage Design pool tables blend ultra-modern styling and new patented...

Cell Cycle Jewelry – Mathematics and Biological Architecture Nov05

Cell Cycle Jewelry – Mathematics and Biological Architecture

Nervous System is a design studio that works at the intersection of science, art, and technology. We create using a novel process that employs computer simulation to generate designs and digital fabrication to realize products. Drawing inspiration from natural phenomena, we write computer...

Lunatic Asylum Pendants – Skinflint Design Nov04

Lunatic Asylum Pendants – Skinflint Design

Lunatic asylum pendants Large run of opaline globes salvaged from a Victorian lunatic asylum on the South Coast of England, UK. Complete with original monks cap and short hook stanchion. Supplied with new bayonet (B22) lamp holders, 2mtrs of suspension chain, traditional silver braided cable...

The Bodum Coffee & Tea Maker by Sunny Ting Wai Wong Nov03

The Bodum Coffee & Tea Maker by Sunny Ting Wai Wong

The Bodum Coffee & Tea Maker is unlike any I’ve seen before. A borosilicate glass reservoir & beverage filter are integrated as detachable modules, making the coffee or tea completely spill-proof. The engagement of brewing process is revealed in one central, elegant device. A new...

Brussels Herbs – Bas van der Veer – Netherlands Nov02

Brussels Herbs – Bas van der Veer – Netherlands

Brussels Herbs is a series of herb pots designed for Dutch pottery firm Elho. The designs make it both easy and fun to grow and use fresh herbs in the kitchen or on the dining table. Each Brussels Herbs pot contains a pair of multi-blade scissors that was specifically designed for cutting...

MPD Office – StudioLAB – United States

Architects: StudioLAB, LLC Location: New York City, NY, US Design Team: Matthew Miller, Ryan Ho Contractor: D&D1 Corp. Project Year: 2011 Project Area: 3,000 ft² Photographs: Courtesy of StudioLAB MPD Office – StudioLAB –...

The Syncline House by Arch11 – United States

The Syncline House by Arch11 Site Conditions A Pre-Paleozoic fold creates a distinction between the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountain Foothills. Geologically referred to as a syncline, a crease caused by uplift of an ancient sea bed, the fold distinguishes the inhabited plains from mountain...

WORK-FURNITURE-CRUCIFIXION – Fuquan Junze Oct30

WORK-FURNITURE-CRUCIFIXION – Fuquan Junze

Religion, aesthetics, and geometry are three interwoven, complementary entities. They produce the resonance of stunning rhythms. –FJ. Nature: coffee table Material: stainless steel & polycarbonate Year: 2011 WORK – FURNITURE –...

Illusion Side Table by Essey – Denmark Oct29

Illusion Side Table by Essey – Denmark

Illusion Side Table by Essey it is quite possible. Illusion is a handmade side table of 3 mm acrylic. The matter is that it looks like a table cloth on the round table. It is a special translucent table, all models are handmade and unique that makes it more precious. The object uses the...

The Radial Office By Sako Architects – Beijing

Ever wondered what it would be like to live betwixt the pages a Pantone color book? Well now you can get a glimpse. Sako Architect’s new Radial office in Beijing has left no PMS color ignored. Slick, lacquered white surfaces meet bright pops of crimson, fuchsia and lime green in a striking...

Magnificent ocean view villa in Phuket

This stunning luxury four bedroom villa is nestled into the hillside 65 metres above sea level, with stunning 270 degree views of Phang Nga Bay and the rainforest covered mountain of Phuket’s National Park. The villa sits on a 3,200 square meters plot of land and has 6,027 square feet (560...

Tower House by Edgley Design – St Vincent

UK-Based architecture firm, Edgley Design, has sent us this gorgeous project. The Tower House, Bequia Island, a newbuild house in the Caribbean completed last year, based on a Moroccan Courtyard House. This five bedroom house is sited on a steep hillside in dense forest on the island of Bequia...

36 BTrd Residence by DP Architects – Singapore

Singapore-based studio DP Architects completed last March, this home is the first completed private residence to receive the Green Mark Platinum rating in Singapore. SUSTAINABLE HOUSE IN THE TROPICS This typical 3-storey plus roof terrace inter-terrace residential unit aims to demonstrate a...

The Ruiz-Maasburg Penthouse by Hector Ruiz Velazquez

“The conquest of the square meter has become one of the major concerns of our times. The unaffordable prices and the shortage of living areas in the city have called for a redefinition of the spaces we live in. In this attic of only 60m2 inside and 50m2 of terrace/patio in the center of...

Large Czech downlighters – Trainspotters – UK Oct23

Large Czech downlighters – Trainspotters – UK

These downlighters removed from a communist-era factory in the Czech Republic. Black-enamelled shade with toughened glass diffuser and polished metalwork. Each light is supplied complete with hanging kit: A new fixed bulbholder (B22, E27 or American E26) 2m polished steel chain 3m braided flex...

Kondo lamp by Christian Vivanco – Mexico Oct22

Kondo lamp by Christian Vivanco – Mexico

Kondo is new geometric lamp by the Mexican designer Christian Vivanco. A Kondo is the centerpiece of an ancient Buddhist temple’s garan in Japan. The origin of the name may derive from the perceived preciousness of its content, or from the fact that the interior was lined with gold. Kondo is...