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Lithuanian architectural design studio Architecku Biuras defy gravity

Lithuanian Design practice Architecku Biuras have a strong signature inherent in their designs their projects seem to bunker down into the earth or counter-lever above. This forward thinking practice is fast gaining much deserved recognition below are a few of my favorite projects. [caption id="attachment_1601" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="project byArchitecku Biuras"]project byArchitecku Biuras

Samuel Wilkinson’s adorable hoof table

Samuel Wilkinson's legs on his hoof tables are sharpened at the foot like a horse’s hoof is trimmed before it is shod but to me the legs are reminiscent of sharpening a pencil with a blade or knife. The fine edge of the tables is created from the soft chamfer being on the top and bottom. This also gives the tables a tactile feel and...

Tom Ford, be inspired by this well told documentary

I LOVED this documentary on the inspirational and sometimes eccentric Tom Ford I think many designers across all disciplines can relate to his story. I suggest unless you have a spare 45 minutes at work it might be well worth viewing at home or have lunch with Tom. Enjoy!

John Pawson the minimalist

One of the UK's most celebrated architects John Pawson is often described as a 'minimalist'  known for his designs which present simplicity, grace and visual clarity. Designing residential, churches and even yacht's John Pawson work quietly speaks for it's self. [caption id="attachment_1564" align="aligncenter" width="502" caption="Cathedral by John Pawson"]Cathedral by John Pawson[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1565"...

Loopy lounges and robots ?

This chaise lounge, created by young Dutch designer Sophie De Vocht, is hot! Born from her interest in technique of “tufting”, characterized by a high number of tufts of yarn inserted through needles on to a fabric base. It's metal structure acts as a support and allows the user to relax upon the chaise lounge, cradled by its softness and by the contact with the...

American designer Kelly Wearstler

American designer Kelly Wearstler is not a minimalist, not by a long shot her projects evoke luxury with a play on layers, patterns, textures with finishes in matt and gloss.Her colour pallet can be bright and in some cases quite monotone but the end result is her ability to transport you to a place less boring than the life we know.Kelly crosses over many fields...

Fran Silvestren Architects Spanish minimalism at it’s best

Fran Silvestren Architects create breathtaking minimalist homes in Spain that sit proud with no tricks or embellishments allowing the building and its surrounds to be the hero. Below are a few images from a cross section of projects designed by Fran Silvestren Architects . [caption id="attachment_1494" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Project by Fran Silvestren Architects"]Project by Fran... 							
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Ryan Russell finds the hidden personality of the stores he designs

Ryan Russell is a design practice that approach design by combining the many different fields of design creating a dialogue between people and the stores they create not following trends they explore the client to reveal its' hidden personalities which is injected into the design. This multi award winning design studio is fast gaining recognition for their creative, sophisticated and inspiring retail spaces. [caption id="attachment_1428" align="aligncenter" width="500"...

Word Of Mouth

Word of Mouth design studio founded by Valentina Audrito and Abhishake Kumbhat works across many design fields architecture, interiors , furniture, lighting design, fashion and accessories. Operating out of Bali this design duo are at the reigns of a successful design studio retail outlet/ showroom and a cafe. Below is a snapshot of their work. [caption id="attachment_1435" align="aligncenter" width="501" caption="Project by Word of Mouth Design"]