Tokyo based architects Kengo Kuma decided to switch up the vibe of coffee shops when Starbucks wanted to set up shop on the street that leads straight to the Dazaifu Tenmagu, a holy shrine dedicated to a Japanese deity.
Mika Barr for Talents Design: Geo. A new collection of decor pillows and poufs. Geometric shapes reminiscent of hard, angular materials – are the surprising result of promoting fabric to behave in a new manner.
BK Architects has built a slick new noodle bar, Zozobra, on the streets of Kfar-Sabba in Israel. The dramatic lighting effects mixed with the reflective materials are a stellar recipe for and exciting space!
Draper by Rob Ley: A 70-foot installation composed of hundreds of unique stainless steel strips that passes through five separate floors of the visual arts school at FSU, offering each level a unique view of the project.
Glass Cast, a series of research trajectories manipulating glass through the investigation of two methods of working: hot glass blowing and warm glass slumping. Primarily created by Wes McGee and Catie Newell, Univ. of Michigan.
The Cozy Shelter is a inflatable hiding place that has the defensive look of a sandbag fortress from the outside. The inside is like a pastel colored cave of soft woolen blankets. Part of the exhibition Designworld in the designmuseum of Helsinki.
Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron who designed the 'Bird's Nest' for the 2008 Olympic Games are collaborating on the 'Serpentine Pavillion' at the Serpentine Gallery on the lawn of West London's Kensington Gardens.
At Millennium Park, Chicago, Anish Kapoor's Cloud Gate, also known as 'The Bean,' comes to life with an interactive light show called Luminous Field by LuftWerk, the creative vision of Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero.
For Coca-Cola’s 125th Anniversary Exhibition's Future Room concept, Antilop transformed santralistanbul's Galeri 1 into an immersive environment by creating 90 square meter of 270-degree projection system.
At the Helsinki café Kauko, the coffee is free, but the experience is unpredictable. A Web site with live video lets Internet users raise or lower the seats and tables, dim the lights, or change the music