It looks like Burger King is getting a makeover. The legendary fast food chain has decided to remodel each of the restaurant's 12,000 chains worldwide to be more futuristic, edgy, and inviting to sit and enjoy food in. According to the AP article found here, the new interiors will include — Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2009
Loop Design in Austin, Texas. Photography by JH Jackson. See those big tubs on the roof there? That's a rooftop container garden!
This is not a building. It is, according to the curators of the new exhibit “Transitory Objects” at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary in Vienna, Austria, an ‘architectural object.’ This particular architectural object, T-B A21 Patagonia, designed by the architect Hernan Diaz Alonso of Xefirotarch, exists only in the digital space of an — Continue reading
A beautiful thing to look at is a finely engineered, modestly proportioned bridge- a system whose structure develops its aesthetic. While in London a few years back I had the opportunity to see Norman Foster’s Millennium Bridge and…
The Air, is the name of this interesting seat. This project was the winner of the Argentinian contest of design Manifesto, and a creation designed by Daniel García Sánchez. The concept here is so clear! The shape of this seat is so light, that is almost like feel you are — Continue reading
There is one vision for the Portland Fashion Week, to emphasize eco-responsible fashion, stage independent designers, and draw national attention to Portland’s unique intersection of Art, Commerce, and Sustainability. PFA uses LED lighting, all-natural beauty products, organic food and wine, and a bamboo runway—a fitting catwalk for models donning green — Continue reading
My preferred aesthetic is to interpret the traditional in a fresh and modern way, which is why this Delft porcelain set by lovegroove & repucci probably caught my eye. Using centuries-old, iconic blue and white Dutch pottery, the designers swapped the customary motifs with an atypical choice — graffiti. So — Continue reading
Impress them or scare them to death, or why not both? Either way it is original. Dinner in the Sky is hosted at a table suspended at a height of 160 feet by a team of professionals. Benji Fun, a partner in this event, is the worldwide leader for — Continue reading
A competition seeking designs for a UN memorial was recently held in city of chungju in south korea. UK based architectural firm Acme's design won third place. The structure is built from individual hexagonal cells on the exterior as well as throughout the interior that come together to form a — Continue reading
This clock is amazing ! "This clock was made from an old recycled aluminum bike wheel. The wheel mounts directly to the wall through the hub using a hollow wall anchor and gives the illusion that it is floating off the wall. The clock movement is a high torque German — Continue reading
bObles children’s furniture is now on 2Modern! bObles is a playful interior environment for children – with a design their parents would love to place within their homes. The Tumbling Animals can be used as furniture, but the idea is to enhance the children’s motor skills while playing! The Tumbling — Continue reading
Three stories of awesome modern architecture punctuated with a top floor that emulates a modern loft (replete with amazing views)? Yes please. Alterstudio
marcelo Rosenbaum`s new range of furniture for Brazilian shop Micasa was inspired by Caruaru Fair (Caruaru is located in Brazilian northeast and is famous for its traditions) and it just looks gorgeous. I like the "clutter" thing going on, and as a Brazilian I can really see the influence and — Continue reading
New pillows from Judy Ross! Judy Ross has released a number of new designs, including the Coffee Tree Pillow, Seeds Pillow, Carousel Pillow, & the Necklace Pillow. These pillows feature hand-embroidered chainstitch, 100% New Zealand Wool, canvas backing, & down stuffing.
The first humans to build a dwelling had only their hands and a few rudimentary tools made from sharpened rocks. But during the last few thousand years our tools have evolved considerably. In the last hundred years the pace of technological innovation has mechanized our tools. And so the hammer — Continue reading
As a creative person and also one that needs a more formal work space occasionally, I have always been a fan of extremely adaptable and responsive work environments. Yesterday I stumbled across Clive Wilkinson Architects revamp for the VCU Brand Center in Richmond, VA. Their work is idea driven and — Continue reading
Some of the outstanding qualities of aniline dyes are the bright colors and the natural wood grain that is brought out by the process. Bright colors without paint catch your eye and are a terrific way to develop a space.
Here is the answer: Wow… I'd never imagine this solution before. But is so creative, beautiful and practical, that is impossible to not share it with you. The responsible people of this underground spiral stairs and wine storage place are Spiralcellars, from UK. They says in theirs webpage that a — Continue reading
I love Thomas Wold’s’s sort of kitschy, mid-century modern look. You can see more of his colorful designs here.
Check out the Robin Collection – Oeuf‘s most eco-friendly set of nursery items yet! These items are made in Europe from 100% sustainable wood and painted in 100% natural, water-based paint. The collection features the Robin Crib, Robin Dresser, and Robin Toddler Bed Conversion Kit.