Black Pearl House

Studio Rolf.fr renovated a 100 year old, neglected Rotterdam house into something truly unique. Here is the project description: The reconstruction of an old building in Rotterdam transforming it into my studio with house has resulted in an architectural spectacle in which has been experimented with space and time. The new metal window frames sticking out in some spots form a sharp contrast with the existing but freshly painted black facade and it’s old windows that have been painted black Read more [...]
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Jackie Restaurant & Club by Dam & Partners Architecten

Dam & Partners Architecten designed the interior for Jackie, a magazine-related restaurant club in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The club embraces a total concept of nightlife, meeting people and dining. Its interior is a celebration of contrasts like the cheerful colors combined with somber black or the glamorous lighting effects contradicted by a rough wooden floor. The round forms and undulating lines in the club area stand out against the rigid straight forms in the restaurant, with its large Read more [...]
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TNT Postal Stores by Merkx + Girod

Merkx + Girod have designed new postal stores for Dutch logistic company TNT. In the new design the service desks in the center of the shop, rather than behind counters, and logistics that would normally be hidden away are visible to customers. The store also incorporate self-service machines in black units around the edge where customers can weight, stamp and post their own mail. Customers can also design their own stamps and send digital postcards. All the photos are from the TNT Postal 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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