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Urban Station

10/19/2010

Mobile workers have long been suffering the distractions of working at home and the annoyances of coffee shops. But now thanks to Urban Station gone are the days of working on a tiny, badly lit coffee shop table and having strangers spill their drinks on you – if you live in Buenos Aires that is

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Super Natural, Bramble Cafe

10/11/2010

The Bramble Cafe and Super Natural was a very inspired show space presented during the London Design Festival in the Brompton Design District in South Kensington

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Museum for Rescued Letters

09/28/2010

Trust a city as cool as Berlin to have a museum housing letters salvaged from store and factory name signs. The Museum of Letters, better known as Buchstabenmuseum, is a non-profit organization founded in 2005 with the goal of preserving and documenting typography and signage

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Zeed

09/22/2010

Sara Leonor, associate designer at B3 Designers, will launch her first piece of functional art at Tent London tomorrow. Sara’s desire to create sculptural volumes from geometric shapes and patterns resulted in Zeed, a striking chair that replicates a seed’s ability to grow by stacking

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Pencil Tip Micro Sculptures

09/15/2010

This is the most amazing craft project that I have seen in a long time, and therefore I find it worth to mention it also here: Dalton Ghetti from Connecticut, USA is a carpenter and creates sculptures

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Venice Architecture Biennale 2010

09/13/2010

Smiljan Radic and Marcela Correa from Santiago de Chile were invited to participate in the 12th Venice Architecture Biennale under the theme ‘People meet in Architecture’ curated by Kazuyo Seijima

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The Waterhouse

09/07/2010

Who knew military buildings made good hotels? Architects NHDRO proved this to be true when they converted disused Japanese army headquarters in the South Bund District of Shanghai into a luxury hotel

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Institute of Fine Arts, Vienna

09/06/2010

The Institute of Fine Arts Vienna have very successfully integrated new classrooms, a computer lab and a photo studio into a former imperial stage set production building by Gottfried Semper and Karl Hasenauer

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Vacant NL

09/02/2010

Vacant NL is the Dutch contribution to the Venice Architecture Beinnale 2010. The installation, commissioned by the Netherlands Architecture Institute and curated by Rietveld Landscape, is interestingly executed and features a cityscape suspended overhead and a drawing made of threads and pins

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Beetle's House

08/25/2010

This raised smoky doll house is a truly intriguing new creation of Japanese Architect Terunobu Fujimori. Having recently had the pleasure of climbing up the ladder into the Beetle’s House and sitting in it for a while, I very much want to share this opportunity with you! It is currently on display as part of 1:1 – Architects Build Small Spaces exhibition at the V&A in London, so if you have the opportunity to go and see it, do it -I can highly recommend it! The small dwelling sits in the museum’s medieval & renaissance room, high atop its pillared structure

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