Alain Capeilere’s Modernist Swimming Pool

In 2018, the Exhibition of Domestic Pools, showcased the most extraordinary pools from private homes in Los Angeles, Spain and the south of France. The exhibition provided french photographer Romain Laprade the opportunity to photograph this fantastic 1970s swimming pool, designed by architect Alain Capeillères and built at his summer home in Six-Fours-les-Plages, France. The […]

Company Headquarters Created with Shipping Containers

Milan-based design company Eligo Studio has completed a unique office for Florida agriculture company Cultiva. The three-story structure is built entirely out of shipping containers. The interior design takes inspiration from the industrial aesthetic of the containers, while large windows brighten up the space. A lotus pattern on the exterior makes it appear as if […]

Kid’s Café by Wutopia Lab

The Fairyland Kid’s Cafe designed by Wutopia Lab, is the first educational family restaurant in China. The cafe’s architect was inspired by his daughter’s ‘fairyland’ drawings, and the inspiration shows. Inside the cafe, the contrast of material, form, light and color create a surreal space. A series of acrylic fins on the floor and ceiling […]

House of Horns

American studio WOJR has designed a sculptural house with a roof shaped like converging halfpipes. The ends of the halfpipes reach up into the sky and give the house its name, House of Horns. These vertical protrusions allow for variable lighting to reach the open indoor living areas. Highly realistic renderings of the home highlight the […]

Guess Who

Designer Zuzia Kozerska designed a refreshing model of the classic Guess Who game, that celebrates the achievements of women throughout history. Kozerska’s version of the game, titled Who’s She, shows the faces and accomplishments of 28 painters, athletes, and scientists illustrated by artist Daria Gołąb. The game breaks from the original Guess Who, by encouraging players to inquire about […]

‘Matter to Matter’ by Arthur Analts

The Latvian National Museum of Art recently coordinated Latvia’s representation at the second London Design Biennale. They chose designer Arthur Analts of Variant Studio, and his installation titled Matter to Matter to represent their country. Analts’ piece was inspired by his hometown and Latvia’s Capital, Riga, and its surrounding forests. Because of Riga’s proximity to the Baltic […]

WRECK by Bentu Design

Bentu Design recently released a new project titled WRECK, a series of furniture and sculptures that are created using recycled ceramics. For the project, Bentu collected ceramic waste from Chaozhou, China, which supplies 70% of the world’s daily-use ceramic pieces. Through this series, Bentu hopes to show the changing social and economic environment in Chaozhou, where […]

Polycarbonate Neverland

Shanghai based designers Wutopia Lab was commissioned to design a play space and restaurant for kids where materials, lighting and whimsical design create a magical ‘Polycarbonate Neverland’. Polycarbonate material is used to add color, texture and lighting elements on both the interior and exterior of the building. On the interior, a variety of materials including […]

Nituniyo + Memosesmas: Interactive Sculpture

Spanish design studios Nituniyo and Memosesmas designed a dynamic sculpture as public work for the Festival of the Fallas in Valencia. The festival celebrates the arrival of spring with four days of bonfires, fireworks and parties. Architect Miguel Arraiz, designer Carlos Tíscar, and illustrator Luis Demano, were all invited to create works on the sculpture during the event. Between creations, the piece […]

Georg Jensen at The Art Institute

In 1904, Danish silversmith Georg Jensen founded his renowned design company Georg Jensen, and thereafter contributed to the popularity of Scandinavian design throughout the world. Georg Jensen was well known for inventive, yet elegant silver tableware, serving dishes, tea sets and more, which have been featured in exhibitions throughout Europe. The Art Institute of Chicago […]