1. From Emmas

    Posted on April 25th 2014, 01:59 AM

    Giveaway time! This week three lucky winners will get a Tokyo art print by recently launched Studio Esinam, value €105/each. It's limited edition and the size is 100x65 cm, and as you can see the motif consists of five elevation drawings of modern Japanese architecture. Tokyo is the second print in the series, the first one was Paris.
    To have a chance to win, just answer the following question:
    Which city would you like to see in the print series Elevations, and why?
    The competition is open for one week, until May 2, and the winners will be contacted directly. Good luck!
    Styling: Sarah Widman
    Styling assistant: Elin Kickén
    Photography: Patrik Hagborg
  2. From Desiretoinspire

    Posted on April 25th 2014, 01:08 AM

    Sometimes I want to run away to a calmer life, a simpler house, less possessions, a safe harbour in a storm, to a house perched on a hill surrounded by bush. Today I am dreaming of chasing the late afternoon sun on a deck. Whipbirds crack the air with their song. A chill is creeping up the hill and I'm wondering how long I can leave it before I have to rise and pull the doors to. Perhaps I'll light my first fire of the season. But not quite now. Just a little more time in the sun. Bonnet Hill House in Tasmania by Dock4.

    (Note to Tasmanian readers. I have an inkling that whipbirds are not found on your island but it's my daydream and they're my favourite bird call.)

  3. From Archdaily

    Posted on April 25th 2014, 01:00 AM

    Architects: Nomena
    Location: Punta Negra, Peru
    Project Area: 310 sqm
    Project Year: 2013
    Photographs: Juan Solano

    Construction: Volumen Ingenieros
    Structures: Ing. Cesar Villegas
    Electrical And Plumbing: Ing. Jose Luis Vega
    Site Area: 130 sqm
    Client: Costa – Checa

    From the architect. The premise of Cube House is abstract: a cube of side 9m. Each surface is sub-divided into nine modules of 3m, getting a structure with 3 levels. Its function modulates the volume through the composition of solids and voids. Intimate spaces are transformed into solids; while social spaces are voids. These levels are the organizational basis of the program. Each corresponds to a part of the function.

    This is a beach house south of Lima, on a corner lot with level differences between the front and the back streets,...

  4. From Dezeen

    Posted on April 25th 2014, 01:00 AM

    Milan 2014: lamps with reflectors that resemble paper cut outs and an asymmetric room divider feature in this furniture collection by Norwegian studio...

  5. From Espritdesign

    Posted on April 25th 2014, 12:30 AM

    Bibliothèque Gradient par le studio Kutarq

    Jordi López Aguiló, designer espagnol pour le studio Kutarq revient une nouvelle fois sur BED afin de nous présenter Gradient, une bibliothèque sculpturale dégradée.

    « Kutarq studio presents ‘Gradient’ an original shelving unit very appropriate for domestic spaces.

    This bookcase is the result of combining an innovative structure with common materials and a very straightforward assembly system. Natural plywood and steel frames work great together and are linked by hidden screws, giving this aspect of lightness; the frames look like they are floating.

    The product comes flat packed and can be assembled in a few minutes. The shelves are made from steel frames and poplar plywood boards. Each leg is a flat piece of phenolic plywood that is bent during the assembly of the components.« 

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    Deux larges pièces de bois jouant le rôle de piètement viennent soutenir l’ensemble des étages de part et d’autre de la structure.

    Le tout réalisé en contreplaqué et acier, chaque système de fixation et vis sont soigneusement cachés laissant supposer que seul la torsion des pieds rigidifie l’ensemble !

    Ce procédé permet une livraison à plat.

    Plus d’informations sur le studio : Kutarq (voir ses articles)

    By Blog Esprit Design

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  6. From Designrulz

    Posted on April 25th 2014, 12:20 AM

    4 Views is located near Winchester, Hampshire, England and was designed by AR Design Studio. This private residence  has an elegant and sophisticated interior.  This is a tranquil and restful house that features two floors and frames the best views from the surrounding area. Light, sight and see-through were the three main “ingredients” which stood at the basis of the design.

    Modern and Bright House with Amazing View by AR Design Studio DesignRulz.com

    Leave your problems at home, for this is the place for absolute relaxation.  The extensive glazing to walls, roof lights and open central garden allow natural light to flood the upper floor, giving a generous feeling of space. The skylights create an enchanting backdrop to the interior, the spaces constantly alive with light and shadow from passing clouds, providing a stimulating continual connection...

  7. From Designboom

    Posted on April 25th 2014, 12:15 AM

    geometrically placed in a palette of vintage tones, the documented objects are society's 'technological' media devices from the past, brought to life in a collection of moving images.

    The post jim golden animates vintage devices for relics of technology appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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