C-1 House by Curiosity Inc

Curiosity Inc conceived the C-1 house, located in Tokyo, as a design product in which architecture, furnishings and equipment blend into a single program. They created a central glass box on three levels, surrounded by a ribbon on three sides, a sort of geometric spiral in which to organize the path of ascent, marking the relationship between closed and open segments of the facades. Total white is used for the facade finish, while fight wood floors characterize the essential geometric composition Read more […]
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A Bookstore in a Dominican Church by Merkx + Girod

Dutch architects Merkx + Girod designed this incredible bookstore inside a former Dominican Church in Maastricht, Netherlands. Merkx + Girod created this contemporary bookshop in a former Dominican Church, preserving the unique landmark setting. The church has been restored to its former glory and the utilities equipment has been housed in the extended cellar. In order to preserve the character of the church while achieving the desired commercial square footage, the architects erected a Read more […]
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CoolBoom en Español is back online

Thanks to Claudio CoolBoom en Español is back online. He is now part of the CoolBoom family, so treat him well. He is going to elaborate and publish the post, but don’t worry! It will be CoolBoom Style ;) And now in Spanish: Gracias a Claudio CoolBoom en Español vuelve a estar online. Ahora forma parte de la familia CoolBoom, así que tratarlo bien. El se encargará de elaborar y publicar los posts, continuando con el estilo CoolBoom. Read more […]
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Fabbrica Restaurant by Tjep

The Italian restaurant Fabbrica, designed by Tjep, is located in the Rotterdam harbor, right between the boats and the cranes. To design Fabbrica, meaning factory in Italian, they envisioned the canteen of a very special factory: a very romantic factory where pleasure is produced for guests. Like in the canteen of a factory you will find long tables and benches, colored in Italian ice-cream shop style colors: pink and pistachio green. The oven is placed in a huge tank, covered with italian Read more […]
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Weekend Links December 7

Wallpaper* launches the graduate directory with this year’s 110 Best Young Designers of photography, illustration, architecture, product design, fashion, textiles, jewellery, graphic design and art. Another interesting and inspiring Material and Product Roundup. Walls made up of alternate bands of timber and glass at The Dairy House. Some interior photos of the New Museum by SANAA opened in New York. Read more […]
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St Paul’s Information Kiosk by Make Architiects

The St Paul’s Information Kiosk, designed by Make Architects for the city of London, has just opened close to the south entrance to the cathedral. The folded metallic envelop seamlessly wraps 140 square meter of internal accommodation, giving the building an air of lightness that allows it to sit gently in its context while achieving the necessary stability and strength required. The kiosk will sell theatre and transport tickets and provide information. Read more […]
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Meier Triplex River Mansion on the Market

Sun Microsystem co-founder Bill Joy is looking to get $40 million for the 11.000 square feet modernist masterpiece designed to the minutest detail by architect Richard Meier. The significant apartment is the biggest in the Meier-Perry Tower, comprising the 8th, 9th and 10th floors. Spectacular! Via Curbed Read more […]
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Weekend Links December 1

Another interesting and inspiring Material & Product Roundup. Foster + Partners have designed the United Arab Emirates’ pavilion for Shanghai Expo 2010. An Amsterdam Design Guide with all the best tips for design hotels, great restaurants, where to go shopping, the best museums, places of interest, etc. Stainless metal silhouettes for architectural projects by Haseform. Read more […]
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