The Best of Maison et Objet 2019

February 13, 2019

In a sprawling exhibition in Villepinte, 2910 brands presented their creations at this year’s Maison et Objet (January 18-22). This year’s exhibition was divided into “Maison” and “Objet” in separate sections to make the visitor experience more intuitive. From blue parrots to hourglass sand portraits to sinks that resemble Portuguese valleys, we bring you our picks from the fair. Photo by Cullen Fairchild Photo by Cullen Fairchild MOLO, led by…

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LAM Agency / Marcos Miguélez

December 14, 2018

© Antonio Vázquez Architects: Marcos Miguélez Location: Av. De Astorga, Ponferrada, Spain Authors: Marcos Miguélez Design Team: Alejandro Mikrós Area: 484.37 ft2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Antonio Vázquez © Antonio Vázquez Text description provided by the architects. The project consists in the transformation of a small business premises into a work space for a travel agency. © Antonio Vázquez Amounting to 45 square meters and located on the ground floor…

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Design Milk Travels to… San Diego

November 25, 2018

Special thanks to Erin Dollar for helping put together this guide together. San Diego often flies under the radar… it’s tough to compete with LA just a couple hours away. The easy-going culture of the city extends way beyond the beach. This community has more to offer than just great weather and theme parks — San Diego, California has a vibrant developing art and design scene, and historical architecture to…

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The Little Albion Guest House in Australia Combines Two Different Eras of Sydney

August 26, 2018

Nestled on Sydney’s thriving hub of Surry Hills in Australia is the Little Albion Guest House, a new boutique hotel designed by Cressida Kennedy of Space Control Design in collaboration with Connie Alessi for 8 Hotels. The design team transformed the historic 1900’s Federation-built convent into a 35-room hotel complete with a new adjacent architectural extension and interiors that reflect the design aesthetics of Sydney from the 1920s and 1970s….

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Barclays Center / SHoP Architects

August 26, 2018

© Bruce Damonte Architects: SHoP Architects Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States Design Architect: SHoP Architects PC Design Builder: Hunt Construction Group Inc. Architect Of Record: Ellerbe Beckett/AECOM Area: 675000.0 ft2 Project Year: 2012 Photographs: Bruce Damonte Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti Mep Engineer: WSP Flack + Kurtz Lighting Consultant: Goldstick Lighting Graphics/Signage: Pentagram Structural (Plaza): Stantec Exterior Façade/Plaza: Tillotson Design A/V: Parsons Façade: ASI Limited/SHoP Construction Leed Consultant: e4 Code Consultant:…

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A 3D-Printed Garment Envisions an Underwater Future

August 9, 2018

Designer and material scientist Jun Kamei is looking ahead toward solutions to help people adapt to the sea level rise caused by climate change, predicted its effects upon between 0.5 – 3 billion globally along some of our most populous cities. His vision Amphibio is a 3D printed amphibious garment designed to work with, not against, the possibility many of us will increasingly live in close proximity to water. Designed…

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