Minggu, 31 Januari 2010

Post Panic Office

Maurice Mentjens Design projected the new office for PostPanic, a design / animation studio and a production company.

When PostPanic decided to move to a new building in Amsterdam, they wanted an interior that not only would be pleasant and workable, but also inspiring, and a reflection of the studio’s creative and headstrong mind.

In the briefing, functionality was the biggest priority. To ensure a constant quality,PostPanic purposely chooses to produce, direct, design and animate in-house to stay truth to their original vision, once in production.

This approach requires that the various departments of the office each have their clearly divided and defined areas. But at the same time they required to maintain as much as possible the openness and transparency that the place offered.

The design also had to take into account that the workforce fluctuates from 14 to 40, depending on the different stages of production.

Kamis, 28 Januari 2010

Parliament Design headquarters

This is the new office headquarters interior of Parliament Design, a creative company in Portland, Oregon.

The design features a number of pieces made from salvaged and reclaimed materials, including salvaged pizza ovens, street signs and wood from of crates, a barn and a church.

Rabu, 27 Januari 2010

Circle Home by Ryoko & Keisuke Masuda

From Ryoko & Keisuke Masuda, this stunning single family residence is located in Kawaguchi City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan.The three story building was made predominantly using wood and steel and its unusual shape and architecture design almost make it look like a lighthouse. This is the main reason why analyzing this construction from a “living” point of view may prove to be a little overwhelming. Sure, there are those who appreciate an unconventional place, but this house is definitely not for everybody. The round rooms and the embedded furniture sure have a particular charm, even though privacy is limited.

Selasa, 26 Januari 2010

Scala Vinoteca

Kokkinou – Kourkoulas Architects projected Scala Vinoteca, a real metropolitan diamond and the newest entry into mature wining and dining located the very fashionable and fabulous heart of Athens, in Kolonaki.

With a strong resemblance to Spanish vineries, they gave the place a simple character and strong attitude through the use of simple materials such as wood and aluminum. But the leading role here is for the fiberglass shell chairs by Eames.

Senin, 25 Januari 2010

House in “A Zapateira”, from A.F. Abeijón-Fernandez Arquitectos

Located in A Coruña, Spain, what is truly striking about this residence is its exterior diversity. You will notice the exterior walls are very different and that once you change your point of focus, it seems you are not looking at the same house. In spite of this, the overall appearance is pretty homogeneous. A large swimming pool comes to complete the overall look of the place and also makes the connection with its natural environment. The interior is spacious and modern, with many original and attractive elements which we invite you to discover.

Kamis, 21 Januari 2010

5 Meter Wide Townhouse in Sweden

Intimate and cosy, this beautiful white house only measures an area of 75 square meters and is just 5 meters wide. A project by architects Elding Oscarson, the small townhouse is located in in Landskrona, Sweden, on a very narrow space between two buildings with a very different architecture. Even though its design definitely stands out and the discrepancies are striking, overall it seems that the building somewhow manages to blend in. This house may be tiny, but it has everything : a kitchen, a dining place, a living-room, a library, bed and, a bathroom and a roof terrace.