Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Hope you all have your Christmas presents ready and planed a wonderful evening with family and friends. If you still need some present inspiration you can check our First, Second or Third Xmas Giftlist. It’s too late for order anything online, but you may get some last minute ideas. I’m planning to spend Christmas with my family and New Year’s eve with some friends, so I won’t be able to post anything until 7 january. Hope you don’t mind… Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2010!!! Read more […]
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United Nude Flagship Store

United Nude, a brand founded by architect Rem D Koolhaas and Galahad Clark opens a flagship store in Amsterdam. Located in the prestigious city center address of Spuistraat 125, United Nude presents their concept, the Wall of Light™. From injection moulded shoes to high-end carbon fiber heels, United Nude is a brand founded on conceptual design, elegance and innovation. The characteristics of the brands products and DNA are also evident in the interior design of the flagship store, designed Read more […]
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Studio Ippolito Fleitz Group

The number of co-workers at Ippolito Fleitz Design Studio has grown with its tasks, therefore the architects and communications designers have jointly created for themselves a new place of work on a floor of an old office building in Stuttgart. The design of the space is in accordance with their own demanding standard as “identity architects”; the office is to be the hallmark that conveys their identity to both clients and co-workers. Two long work desks cultivate a creative and communicative Read more […]
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Sumaré House

Isay Weinfeld Architects projected this house for a graphic designer in Sao Paulo with a studio situate below street level opening onto a garden. The two-story spacious house, fits an atelier, a swimming pool and a space for ballet routines, along with ample entertaining areas, two bedrooms and all other rooms suitable to a residence. Due to restrictions laws, the building should not exceed two floors, and an underground floor was necessary to place the caretaker’s quarters and the atelier. Read more […]
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Otto Bock HealthCare

Gnädinger Architects projected the Otto Bock HealthCare building located in the city of Berlin. Otto Bock HealthCare is a world leader in prosthetics and orthotics, reason why the organic-dynamic design of the six story building is based on the principles of nature. The facade bands have modeled the structure of muscle fibers that encircle the building structure in soft form. The soft appearance, combined with a unique facade media production, is an open, friendly and accessible institution, Read more […]
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Xmas09 Giftlist 3

1. Matryoshkus Bit, byte, kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte and terabyte take shape of Matryoshkas to make the right sequence. 2. Box Gift A resin and marble gift box that keeps on giving. 3. Hadid. Complete Works 1979 – 2009 An XL book that covers Hadid’s complete works to date. 4. Modulor Measuring tape based on the proportions of the human body developed by Le Corbusier. 5. Full Irish A book filled with modern architectural masterworks in Ireland’s landscape, from small private homes Read more […]
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Hitech Systems Headquarter

UAU Office redesigned the new directional building to abstract itself from the common building scheme, rejecting analogies and mimesis, while intended to assume technology and innovation as its essence. The traditional building techniques make room to the use of innovative materials or the different exploitation of the old ones, and, at the same time, to the overcoming of conventional building schemes. Through the opposition between the sculptural concrete shapes and the lightness of the Read more […]
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Xmas09 Giftlist 2

1. Deletus Eraser Palm-size Deletus eraser shaped like the computer key. 2. Jean Nouvel by Jean Nouvel. Complete Works 1970 – 2008 A book designed by Jean Nouvel himself that includes the most original and important work of the 2008 Pritzker Prize winner. 3. Lego Architecture Series Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater Feel like an architect building the most famous residential home in the world. 4. From Autos to Architecture: Fordism and Architectural Aesthetics in the Twentieth Century Read more […]
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