Lázaro Rosa-Violán describes himself as an ‘urban archaeologist’ and ‘style hunter’. Although he studied the Fine Arts, his ability to conceive interiors is instinctual.
It’s called the Galleria Centercity in Cheonan South Korea, designed to respond to the current retail climate in Asia. It’s a massive department store that also operates as a social a semi-cultural meeting place – a museum if you will.
Faena Hotel and Universe, in Buenos Aires’s posh Puerto Madero, is one of those achingly hip, stare-at-me-I’m-so-hot hotels, with a design aesthetic that manages to be both chic and disarming — because, really, where else have you seen unicorns as restaurant taxidermy?
These structures were commissioned by former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito in the 1960s and 70s to commemorate sites where WWII battles took place (like Tjentište, Kozara and Kadinjača), or where concentration camps stood (like Jasenovac and Niš).
San Francisco designers fuseproject have designed packaging and a grating tool for hardened pure cacao, which is farmed among the natural ecosystem of the Costa Rican rainforest.
Baccarat literally lighted up Salone del Mobile this year (April 12-17 2011) with its new collection in a surprising collaboration with la crème de la crème of contemporary design.
In the tip of the crisis and the awareness for ecology architecture is doing its best to accommodate the resident and the environment.
Project: Templer Townhouse Location: New York, USA Scope: 2,400 SF
In the Philadelphia home of Doub Hanshaw kitchen is certainly among the most interesting parts. There are so many rustic elements that pay homage to the converted warehouse, but those are equally balanced by the modern touches.
Hermès debut at Milan’s furniture fair 2011 was one of the most anticipated openings from the iconic luxury brand. One of the key elements for this successful first appearance in Milan was the combination of a powerful architectural duo, that of Shigeru Ban and Jean de Gastines, who designed the exhibition space and the selection...
This is a wonderful SoHo loft with a light-filled space made rich with rough brick walls, a sculptural masonry fireplace and wooden ceiling joists. The owners are Natalya and Eugene Kashper.
Here we have a yacht collection brought to us from Art of Kinetik‘s home base of Belgrade, Serbia. This is where true beauty and design are married with naval architecture, engineering and research & development to create the highest quality, luxury wooden yachts in the world. These floating objects on the water are no longer...
Nacho Polo has fashioned his own language for starkly white. He’s added a bit of drama to white while respecting its formal purity. He used white to create glowing brightness and accentuate the essence of his Nineteenth Century apartment, next to the Royal Palace Opera in Madrid.
Artist: Isaac Salazar Website: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bookofart/