Singapore artist Kim Lim used nature as a source of inspiration to create these heavy stone sculptures that have real rhythm and flow, alongside a sense of weightlessness and simplicity.
A fantastic series of photographs showcasing Marcel Breuer’s iconic furniture and design, produced for the exhibition titled ‘Sun and Shadow’ at Villa Noailles in France.
Originally producing articles for everyday use, Hungarian glass artist Botos Péter has moved on to creating block-like works of art that have a bold choice of colours.
Askman’s contemporary and classic design has been helped by their willingness to collaborate with some of Denmark’s best designers, leading to some timeless furniture.
German company L&Z produce simple and straightforward products for contemporary working and living. Developing objects that work with our ever-changing behavioural patterns.
The Bowl chair seen here, designed by Brazilian modernist architect Lina Bo Bardi in 1951. Arper has worked hard to interpret this chair so it’s applicable to modern manufacturing methods, whilst still trying to remain faithful to the original design.
Searching through all these different architecture portfolios can get a bit samey, often the builds look very similar to all the others out there. Alongside my goal to discover new and interesting architects, I’m also on the hunt for technical details that showcase how the builds are constructed, importantly how they are developed and designed. Videos can be good, you can see construction …
One thing I always find remarkable is that many of the individuals we pick-up on seem to have very similar influences. Even in unusual ways, whether it be their outlook on life, cultural references, or the importance of certain creatives throughout their journey. It’s almost as if all these dots connect in strange ways, all channeling towards a similar aesthetic. I’m sure designers pick up on this quite often, there’s so much content on the web …
Today, we will be covering an example of a past design movement that tends to be mentioned only briefly, if at all: The Space Age. These products represent the “Brutalism of plastic”.
I’m very disappointed by the lack of architecture on the site at the moment, usually we’re brimming with inspiration and creativity on that front, but lately I’ve been pursuing other avenues of design. Yesterday I watched a small but concise documentary on a build by a couple that broke through numerous barriers to build their so called “dream home”. It was a modernist retreat that had three floors, one was sunken in to the ground …