Are you looking at pictures of a boutique hotel? Not exactly. German creative agency Dan Pearlman redesigned the MTV Networks Headquarters in Berlin, making it one of the most modern office buildings we've ever seen! With wide open space, they clearly wanted MTV employees to enjoy a greater freedom of movement, thereby promoting a better work-life balance.
"The primary medium of Californian artist James Turrell is light. Probably the best-known artist in his field, Turrell's entire oeuvre since the 1960s has been devoted to exploring the diverse manifestations of this immaterial medium and working towards a new, space-defining form of light art.
While light here refers to nothing beyond itself, it causes surface, colour and space to… Continue
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With bright red and white racing stripes, the Centauro concept store in São Paulo, Brazil will surely make your heart race. Right as you walk in, it's like stepping into a different world, a place that would make Speed Racer feel right at home.
According to AUM Architects: "The use of the red and white colors, which are characteristics of the brand, and… Continue
SAKO Architect was clearly inspired by nature when they designed the Honeycomb Restaurant in Shenzhen, China. The 14,000 sq ft (1,300 sq m) Chinese restaurant has a large hall for groups, along with VIP rooms for private parties. The extravagant design leaves guests feeling like small bees in a big restaurant, and is creating quite the buzz in the Far… Continue
Japanese designer Chikara Ohno created this installation, at the Diesel Denim Gallery Aoyama in Minato-ku, Tokyo, which is made from aluminum that it is very thin and easily bent by hands, yet harder than cloth or paper. By winding and sometimes extending this single, long strip of aluminum from the entrance to the back-end of the store, it creates a beautiful waving form.…
Drawing upon Mexican design heritage and inspiration from Latin graphic design of the late 19th to early 20th century – Latin-American sign making fused with the product labels of old grocery stores – Mexican studio, Esrawe, have created a wonderfully diverse interior for this newly conceived café that, whilst steeped in nostalgia, has it’s very… Continue
I've had a spare bedroom in my house that has been, well, way too spare for the past few years. As in, a bed, a dresser, and basically a lot of dead space. I mean I don't have so many visitors over that I need a whole room set aside for a continuous flow of friends and family coming in and out.
Unique crystal bathtub crafted by indulgent Italian company Baldi will be on display in the main window at Harrods, London for the entire month of July. It's an 8.3-feet diameter bathtub carved from a single enormous block of the purest white rock crystal, quarried in the Amazon region of Brazil. The block was discovered in 2006 when Paolo Baldi, father of the company's current CEO Luca Baldi, learned of the existence of this ten-ton block of…
Italian lighting design studio Mediterraneo’s recently launches its five limited edition statement pendant lights crafted in hand-blown Murano glass and metal. The Intuizione collection uses layers of simple geometric shapes to create dramatic silhouettes, finished in an unusual combination of stunning Venetian glass and contemporary metal structures.…
I just came across beautiful and eye catching lighting products while browsing through World Interior Design Network's Interior Design Product Showcase and wanted to share some beautiful lighting designs to you also.
All products are from Decolight which offers Decorative and Inspirational Lighting for your home.
Rocket is a new Italian brand dedicated to making quirky furniture that appeal to your hidden rockstar side.You’ll find anything from strato-shaped tables to tape decks turned shelves, equalizer clothes rack and a lot more.
More like peal-away borders than traditional wallpaper per say, this idea lets home owners blend the best of stylish professional design with unique, personal and artistic decorative touches. So easy a kid could do it.
This is a bit like wallpapering in reverse. Sound complex? The concept is simple: add the peal-away paper elements to a selected wall surface, decorate with paint on the in-between spaces and pull back the sticky tape-like…
On behalf of the Macquarie Group, Clive Wilkinson Architects implemented a radical, large-scale workplace design that leverages mobility, transparency, multiple tailor-made work settings, destination work plazas, follow-me technology, and carbon neutral systems. The result is part space station, part cathedral, and part vertical Greek village.