Vo Trong Nghia: Making an impact

Vo Trong Nghia: Making an impact

From the idiosyncratic diagram of each project to the precision of its construction, the influence of contemporary Japanese architecture is unmistakable in the work of Vo Trong Nghia Architects. Founder Vo Trong Nghia studied in Japan – as did his partners Takashi Niwa, Masaaki Iwamoto and Kosuke Nishijima – before…

Vo Trong Nghia: Making an impact

Vo Trong Nghia: Making an impact

From the idiosyncratic diagram of each project to the precision of its construction, the influence of contemporary Japanese architecture is unmistakable in the work of Vo Trong Nghia Architects. Founder Vo Trong Nghia studied in Japan – as did his partners Takashi Niwa, Masaaki Iwamoto and Kosuke Nishijima – before…

Sleek Glass Containers Push Out the Air, Seal in the Fresh

Sleek Glass Containers Push Out the Air, Seal in the Fresh

Source: Dornob

Food storage options abound in any home supplies store, but some of them are true standouts. The EVAK Glass Food storage containers are a cleverly designed set of storage vessels with lids that squeeze every last bit of air out of the jars. Air is, of course, the enemy of…

Sleek Glass Containers Push Out the Air, Seal in the Fresh

Sleek Glass Containers Push Out the Air, Seal in the Fresh

Source: Dornob

Food storage options abound in any home supplies store, but some of them are true standouts. The EVAK Glass Food storage containers are a cleverly designed set of storage vessels with lids that squeeze every last bit of air out of the jars. Air is, of course, the enemy of…

Colorful Penthouse Bursting with Personality in the Heart of Istanbul, Turkey

Colorful Penthouse Bursting with Personality in the Heart of Istanbul, Turkey

Have a look at this colorful penthouse envisioned by Yasemin Arpac & Sabahattin Emir of Ofsit Studio and situated in the heart of Istanbul! The location of Karakoy Loft, as well as the personality, way of living and needs of the client (a 45-year-old bachelor) were the main parameters in…

Colorful Penthouse Bursting with Personality in the Heart of Istanbul, Turkey

Colorful Penthouse Bursting with Personality in the Heart of Istanbul, Turkey

Have a look at this colorful penthouse envisioned by Yasemin Arpac & Sabahattin Emir of Ofsit Studio and situated in the heart of Istanbul! The location of Karakoy Loft, as well as the personality, way of living and needs of the client (a 45-year-old bachelor) were the main parameters in…

Refined Linnk Liquor Kabinet With Geometric Design

Refined Linnk Liquor Kabinet With Geometric Design

Source: DigsDigs

Liquor and wine connoisseurs, this cabinet is right for you! The high-end, handmade liquor cabinet, designed by New Zealand designer Ian Rouse, takes a bar cabinet to a whole new level with its solid craftsmanship. Made from American Ash, leather upholstery, and toughened glass paneling, the design makes it suitable…

Refined Linnk Liquor Kabinet With Geometric Design

Refined Linnk Liquor Kabinet With Geometric Design

Source: DigsDigs

Liquor and wine connoisseurs, this cabinet is right for you! The high-end, handmade liquor cabinet, designed by New Zealand designer Ian Rouse, takes a bar cabinet to a whole new level with its solid craftsmanship. Made from American Ash, leather upholstery, and toughened glass paneling, the design makes it suitable…

McIntosh Poris Associates extras

McIntosh Poris Associates extras

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McIntosh Poris Associates extras

McIntosh Poris Associates extras

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Architectural Walking Tour on Saturday

Architectural Walking Tour on Saturday

My last architectural walking tour of 2014 is taking place Saturday at 11am. The rain we’re having is supposed to pass by then, so it should be a great day to walk around Columbus Circle and Lincoln Center. Click on the link below to purchase tickets from the 92Y.Saturday, October…

Architectural Walking Tour on Saturday

Architectural Walking Tour on Saturday

My last architectural walking tour of 2014 is taking place Saturday at 11am. The rain we’re having is supposed to pass by then, so it should be a great day to walk around Columbus Circle and Lincoln Center. Click on the link below to purchase tickets from the 92Y.Saturday, October…

Guggenheim Helsinki’s 1,715 Submissions

Guggenheim Helsinki’s 1,715 Submissions

Stage One Gallery of the open, anonymous international, two-stage competition for the design of a proposed Guggenheim museum in the Finnish capital of Helsinki:…

Guggenheim Helsinki’s 1,715 Submissions

Guggenheim Helsinki’s 1,715 Submissions

Stage One Gallery of the open, anonymous international, two-stage competition for the design of a proposed Guggenheim museum in the Finnish capital of Helsinki:…

3 Distinctly Themed Apartments Under 800 Square Feet (~75 square meter) with Floor plans

3 Distinctly Themed Apartments Under 800 Square Feet (~75 square meter) with Floor plans

One key tenet of small space design is the use of light colors.
This artist’s loft in St. Petersburg, from designer Anton Zaytsev, uses a lot of white and neutral choices to keep the space feeling open and airy. The design also takes full advantage of the apartment’s 4-meter high…

3 Distinctly Themed Apartments Under 800 Square Feet (~75 square meter) with Floor plans

3 Distinctly Themed Apartments Under 800 Square Feet (~75 square meter) with Floor plans

One key tenet of small space design is the use of light colors.
This artist’s loft in St. Petersburg, from designer Anton Zaytsev, uses a lot of white and neutral choices to keep the space feeling open and airy. The design also takes full advantage of the apartment’s 4-meter high…

Why Everyone Needs to Make Their Home Green

Why Everyone Needs to Make Their Home Green

It’s time to get back to nature and try living a greener, more sustainable lifestyle. Here is how you can make your home green. Image Source: Yellowstone Traditions

It’s time to get back to nature. Can’t you sense that the world is craving it?  When we look around it certainly…

Why Everyone Needs to Make Their Home Green

Why Everyone Needs to Make Their Home Green

It’s time to get back to nature and try living a greener, more sustainable lifestyle. Here is how you can make your home green. Image Source: Yellowstone Traditions

It’s time to get back to nature. Can’t you sense that the world is craving it?  When we look around it certainly…

Historic gets a dose of industrial

Historic gets a dose of industrial

McIntosh Poris Associates is a Michigan-based architecture, interior and urban design firm that I am now a huge fan of. They took a historic structure and gave it some funk with lots of rustic and industrial touches. They painted out the wood work black (OH YES THEY DID!), and kept…

Historic gets a dose of industrial

Historic gets a dose of industrial

McIntosh Poris Associates is a Michigan-based architecture, interior and urban design firm that I am now a huge fan of. They took a historic structure and gave it some funk with lots of rustic and industrial touches. They painted out the wood work black (OH YES THEY DID!), and kept…