The House Hotel

Autoban Design Group designed the five floors and forty-five rooms of this hotel with a warm and welcoming vibe thanks to the brown tones, dark floors and white accents. The lobby, restaurant, and lounge share one large yet polished space.  The shared space is divided into sections without the use of a single wall; it is a smart design approach. Thanks to the Autoban aesthetics, the lounge becomes a comfortable “nook” in a bay window with hip white book cases on either side of two curved Read more […]
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The Garden’s workshop

Claudina Relat designed this workshop located in an city center of Mansera, Barcelona, based on three concepts REhabilitation, REinhabit and REinvent. REhabilitation: The aim of the project is to repair the defects of the passage of time on 1920’s building. The project concept is to add light and air to the old space. We also wanted to open a large rear window to infuse the space with the magic of spectacular interior courtyard that the site has.   REinhabit and REinvent: The project Read more […]
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WOW Sendai Office

Upsetters Architects refurbished an office for WOW, which is a visual design studio based in Tokyo, Sendai and Florence. Here is the project description: The office is slender and located in the office building in front of Sendai Station. It also commands a panoramic view of the City and comparatively large for its staff’s number. We attempted to place as few partitions as possible, which can make the workers and visitors enjoy the beautiful panoramic view, to show WOW’s multidisciplinarity Read more […]
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Weekend Links January 31

Maison & Objet 2011 Part 1 and Part 2. Philippe Starck talks about his makeover of the Royal Monceau Hotel. Louis I. Kahn Exhibition Opens at the Italian Cultural Institute. 15 of the World’s Coolest Swimming Pools. 2 (or 3…) questions about American design for Jacob Marks. Projects by Nouvel and Gerhy finally moving forward. 2010 Around the World by Iwan Baan. Patricia Urquiola lecture at Luminaire. There will be No Creative Director for DAE. Miami Beach Read more […]
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