Saturday, April 30, 2011
showroom from an open sample storage area for fabric samples. A precise arrangement of the furniture further organizes the open space for its various uses.....more
Spaces that seamlessly flow from inside to outside and that have been designed to maximise the million dollar views while also providing a sense of intimacy and sense of home.
The palette does not intend to challenge the user, but rather encase them lightly. The emphasis on function and the use of natural light was aimed to create space and openness with a paired back contemporary interior to suit all future occupants.
Ultimately the resultant aim was to indulge in a monochromatic home of smooth surfaces and planes, light and shadow......more
Friday, April 29, 2011
Thursday, April 28, 2011
The building comprises of a tropical pool, a small competition pool, a sauna and a wellness areas. Apart from that there's a children's paradise with climbing wall and children's nursery.
The functions is not only available to Resort Marina Lipno but are also open to locals and other resorts.
The undulating roof line blends well with the wooded hills around the lake. Due to the large glass wall it seems that the pool is part of the Lipno lake.....more
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Year:2008 - 2009
Budget:1.7 million €
Total Area/Surface/Volume:1000 sq m
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Location: 4231 St-Laurent Blvd., Montréal
Finalist for an Institute of Design Montréal award in 2005
On the right side, a huge table gives people the chance to get together, chat and talk. Behind, on display for curious clients, are books that are ready to be taken from the shelves, then read or skimmed through.
On the left side, bare walls are waiting to be adorned by art pieces: an empty space ideal for contemplation. Facing each other, books and art pieces are engaged in a dialogue.
On the street side, a huge picture window has been set in an alcove, so clients can enjoy the sun while reading a book, comfortably seated, or looking at the people strolling on St-Laurent Boulevard......more
Monday, April 25, 2011
Sunday, April 24, 2011
Since their consultants spend more time at their client’s than in the office, YNNO asked for a workplace that functions as a home base rather than a conventional office. A working environment was created that suits the nature of the consultant's way of working in which communication and networking play a vital role. The floorplan is kept entirely open with the exception of two acoustically separated glass volumes. This stimulates free movement, spontaneous encounters and flexible uses while allowing for lots of natural light. In this open plan organically shaped birchwood structures were placed that form partitions, niches, storage spaces and bookshelves. By applying one material and a single construction method a coherent appearance of the space is created, that still offers a diversity of working places with gradations in open and closed character. The natural, haptic qualities of these birchwood structures form a contrast to the high-end communication- and presentation technologies that were applied throughout the space......more
Constructed on a tight budget, drywall, plastic laminate, and stainless steel cryogenic tubing were the extent of what STL had to work with in this project, and aside from the long, narrow space in which the store is sited, represented our greatest challenge. At iCream, a trip to the ice cream shop is transformed into a tasteful culinary event.........more
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Heliotrope was brought in to collaborate on the office interior tenant improvement, which required replacement of all existing finishes, systems and furnishings. The project had a very tight budget and was built by the Modular Arts crew rather than by a general contractor. Our design strategy consisted of simple details, durable finishes and a liberal use of the company’s products - allowing the tenant-builder to execute the work within their comfort zone. Furnishings are mostly purchased second-hand, and the front desk sourced from a local wood salvage company.
are partitioned off with glass walls while a service core is wrapped with a long storage wall treated as furniture. Composed of regularly spaced repetitive stacked U-shaped elements, the interior of the wall serves as fabric sample storage compartments, while the exterior functions as screening element from the service areas. The is project received a silver rating from the "Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design" (LEED) green building rating system.....more
Friday, April 22, 2011
\Client: Fun Factory GMBH
Facilities: Two floors of retail space, Private dressing area, Cafe and Lounge
Area: 200 sqm
Awards: Red Dot Communication - Information Design/Public Space
Design period: August - December 2009
Construction Period: November 2009 - April 2010......more
Thursday, April 21, 2011
The Palace of International Forums »Uzbekistan«stands on Amir Timur Square in the very centre of Tashkent. The country’s most important representative building is designed as a platform for hosting acts of state, congresses, conferences and other cultural highlights.
Our task was to give the interior a contemporary form, while incorporating elements from traditional Uzbek architecture. The result is a cosmopolitan, communicative interior clothed in exclusive materials. Planar ornamentation, organic movement, crystals, precious metals and a fascinating interplay of artificial and natural light all become a source of inspiration. ....more
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
The new space is characterised by an open layout using “topographical” distribution to create different areas. Two private spaces: a platform with sofas, which has the feel of a chill-out zone, and a terrace-balcony with large LED lamps that change color.
The space reinvents itself through its fittings and fine details: a pair of out-of-scale sofas, multiple tube lamps, light tables, two-way mirrors, inflatable clouds that illuminate a bar, a floor in the entrance that reinterprets the urban pavements of Barcelona, an XXL-sized clock, and so on. An ordered chaos for a nocturnal space.....more
The client sought a modern home that is spacious, open and bright, and to integrate high technology audio visual and environmental control functions.
To create an open atmosphere, a new full height glazed fa็ade was installed allowing natural light and panoramic views. A new staircase between the levels improves circulation. White floor and wall finishes are complimented by natural and warm furnishings and textiles........more
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Elements of the original structures are brought to the fore: a vast open space on the ground floor, with cast-iron columns and huge windows. The new vocation is expressed within the Second Empire style building in a pure, contemporary language in which the raw materials (steel, concrete, stucco and wood) are balanced with the original elements.....more
Monday, April 18, 2011
See and Be Seen: The space was designed to intensify the looking at and meeting of people – to both reinforce and poke fun at the narcissistic and voyeuristic behavior inherent in a nightclub. To this end, it brings people together in surprising ways, such as the space in the polycarbonate “tunnel” that allows people to see inside the restrooms through clear acrylic doors......more