Vertical Living Gallery by Sansiri and Shma in Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok is known as the place where nature is defeated by buildings and the same thing can be said about many other big cities in the world. However, the Vertical Living Gallery – the gallery and office space for apartment sale – by architects from Sansiri and landscape architects from Shma, definitely breathes new life into this busy capital. The base construction is made of economical stainless steel that holds the vertical gardens covered in …

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Suri Chair Collection by Portuguese Designer Pedro Gomes

“Less is more” is a motto which perfectly describes the Suri Chair, designed by Portugal-based designer Pedro Gomes. This bentwood chair has a soft, light, subtle and wonderfully simple yet striking design. Through different combinations of woods, upholstery colours and materials (fabric or leather), supports and legs, Gomes has managed to make each chair from the Suri Collection reflecting a different mood. This elegant chair has two parts – curved back and a seat which …

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Zaha Hadid Designs Messner Mountain Museum at Plan de Corones

Another bold design idea for a big project by Zaha Hadid. The London-based architectural firm was commissioned to design the last Messner Mountain Museum at Plan de Corones. The sixth museum of the series is to be built in collaboration with one of the most famous extreme mountaineers Reinhold Messner, who is considered one of the greatest climbers in history, conqueror of some of the highest peaks in the world including Mount Everest and Kronplatz. …

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Antinori Winery by Archea Associati

In the heart of Tuscany, between two cities, Florence and Siena, where the hills of Chianti are located and famous for their vineyards, is the location of the beautiful Antinori Winery. The credit for this masterpiece goes to the architects from Archea Associati. Their idea was to combine architecture, nature, functionality and elegance, and they managed to do it with style. Putting most of the structure underneath the ground does not interfere with its practicality, …

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Electrolux Design Lab’s Flatshare Fridge by Stefan Buchberger

If you have roommates with eating habits or hygiene standards very different to yours, or if you are fed up with them leaving moldy leftovers in the fridge, or if you cannot agree with your flatmates whose turn it is to clean the fridge out, spare a thought for the Flatshare Fridge, a concept developed by Stefan Buchberger, an Austrian design student who was one of the nine finalists in the Electrolux Design Lab competition. …

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Glass House Solarium Made from Caramelized Sugar Panels

You never would have thought that a sweet and literally edible house could exist, unless you were Jacob or Wilhelm Grimm. Well, William Lamson not only would have, but he also designed and produced a Solarium made from caramelized sugar and glass for the Storm King Art Center’s 2012 Light and Landscape exhibit. He made 162 windows toned in yellow to brown color ranges by caramelizing sugar on different temperatures, pouring the fluid produced that way between …

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Al Wakrah World Cup Stadium in Qatar by Zaha Hadid Architects (VIDEO)

Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid doesn’t need special or any introduction whatsoever. Hadid has been called „the first great female architect“, „a true pioneer of her craft“, and „one of the greatest architects alive“. She is also the first woman to receive the Prtizker Architecture Prize (also dubbed the Nobel Prize of architecture). So, when FIFA appointed Albert Speer & Partner GmbH, Zaha Hadid Architects and AECOM to design and construct a new stadium in Al …

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LEAFDESK | STUDIO TILT

Studio TILT came up with the idea for making your working environment more comfortable and pleasant. They designed the LeafDesk, which is an excellent product for offices where group work is very important and appreciated. Its look symbolizes the harmony and unity in a working space and the beauty of teamwork, as well. The table is composed of three pieces- the base unit and two additional ones, which are connected with a mechanism in a …

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Squishy Chair by Annie Evelyn for New Colony Furniture

The phrase “sinking into a chair” literally applies to Squishy Chair, designed by a Rhode Island School of Design graduate Annie Evelyn for Brooklyn-based New Colony Furniture. The Squishy Chair is made from reclaimed wood and lined with foam. Evelyn has thoroughly covered the chair’s seat and the back with little pieces of hard materials which “squish” and cradle your body as you sit on it. The designer has been developing the ‘squishy’ upholstery technique …

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BOOK ON BOOK PAPERWEIGHT | BY TENT

Book on Book is a simple paperweight used to hold down the page of the book you are on. What is different with this one is that it is acrylic and book-shaped, meaning that it is see-through and a lot more practical than other kinds of paperweight products. It was designed by the Japanese design collective called TENT and it enables you to read hands free. Whether you enjoy reading while having a cup of …

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