dasparkhotel

Dasparkhotel rooms are made of robust drain pipes. The external simplicity surrounds an unexpected comfortable interior with a double bed, storage, light, wooly blanket and cotton sleeping bag. All other hotelery devices (toilets, showers, minibar, cafe, etc.) are supplied by the surrounding public space. A night in the dasparkhotel costs just as much as you can afford or want to pay. They work with the “pay as you wish” system. Read more [...]
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Book Review: Phaidon Design Classics

Phaidon Design Classics, published by Phaidon, is a three-volume set containing the most comprehensive collection of design classics. Featuring the most innovative, beautiful and influential products created in the last 200 years. A sourcebook on design with precise information about each product, its designer, its manufacture and their history. Get Phaidon Design Classics from Amazon Read more [...]
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Loft in Milan

This old factory, in an emerged zone of Milan, is the new home of Alessandro and Concha Seno. Loft, yet not too much, it’s provided with flexibility, volume and light games that exalt the many art creations. The living room, illuminated thanks to the glass wall and the skylights, has design furnishings chosen by the owners. Ultramodern and hyper-accessorized, the kitchen is all made in clear tones and, like the other rooms, holds many contemporary art works. The garden lights up, through Read more [...]
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A Home by Starck?

A home by Starck? With Yoo it’s possible. Yoo’s a property-development company with the ability to transform buildings into icons of modern living. Yoo changes the way people want to live. John Hitchcox and Philippe Starck have brought together a team of experts to bring Yoo alive. Each member of the Yoo team offers specialist knowledge and experience. Yoo Miami SB Yoo Hong Kong Yoo London Read more [...]
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A cloud for Paris, by Gehry

It’s official, Frank Gehry is coming to Paris to build one of his signature buildings for LVMH Möet Hennessy Louis Vuitton. Gehry’s new creation would be known as the Louis Vuitton Foundation for Creation. Its aim is to underline French creativity in the world. For better or for worse, the building will become one of most talked about museums. So far, it’s been called a greenhouse, a cocoon and a cloud. Via parisist Read more [...]
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Secret’Air

Objet B’art’s secret’air is a chair that turns into a table and vice-versa. It’s a piece of architecture, a hidden workstation, where you can place your laptop on the inside or hang your unpaid bills between wide rubber bands so you don´t forget to pay them. With the secret’air you can create your own office space in your home. Via pan-dan Read more [...]
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Freitag’s Store in Zurich

The new Freitag’s store has been designed by Spillmann Echsle Architekten. The store is made of 17 rusted shipping containers, creating an informal but impressive building. Inside the store, steel staircases provide entry to four levels of display space, which showcase more than 400 bags in various shapes, sizes and designs. There is a viewing tower on the top of the 9 containers. Read more [...]
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