Residential Building in Barcelona Mateo Arquitectura
“The neighbours protected themselves from the exterior with thick walls and balconies. We have to work with lightweight elements, so we designed the façade as a succession of layers: one interior, of glass and stainless steel, and another exterior, close to it, of wood that opens and closes at will. It protects us from noise and inquisitive eyes, acts as a filter between inside and outside, and gives the building an urban image.”
PUBLISHING REVOLUTION: Brand new design mag FIERA sprung from the web to meet print enthusiasts. I met editor Katie Treggiden (a.k.a. Confessions of a Design Geek) to talk about the new challenges in on-paper & on-line design publishing.
Read more on Archipanic: http://www.archipanic.com/fiera-magazine/
marcus beach house by bark design reflects coastal australian climate
photos © christopher frederick jones
all images courtesy of bark design architects
through its open and light spatial nature, the bark architects’-designed ‘marcus beach house’ celebrates and reflects its setting, located 250 meters from the beach in sunshine coast, australia. read more about the house on designboom here.
Flow Design created minimal hook-less magnetic hangers to change wardrobe habits in retail design stores.
Ridge Roof furniture by Ainė Bunikytė transforms Vilnius pitched roofs in panoramic design set for a romantic cup of tea.
CATable by RUAN Hao teases cats’ curiosity with an irresistible playground of holes and tunnels carved under the desk surface.
Read more on ArchiPanic:http://www.archipanic.com/catable/
Sneak a peak into a paper-crafted fox’s home at Hermès store in Barcelona. Design by Zim&Zou.