T-box Concept by Qian Jiang & Ale Leonetti Luparini
Wind power is the conversion of wind energy into a useful form of energy, such as using turbines to make electricity, mills for mechanical power, pumps for pumping water or drainage, or sails to propel ships. Wind energy, as an alternative to fossil fuels, is plentiful, renewable, widely distributed, clean, produces no greenhouse gas emissions during operation, and already represents about 2% of worldwide electricity usage. (mais…)
Italian Restaurant by Sotovikis
The so-called “Soho of Athens” – the district of Psirri – has a brand new and quite charming attraction. The elegant Il Buco is an Italian restaurant designed by the Athens-based, Sotovikis, and is located on the third floor of a neo-classical building.
Three separate spaces cluster around a cocktail bar. The whiteness of walls, ceilings and floors interact with strong black door frames, fine iron drapery bars and stylish light fixtures from Droog and Danish. Mismatched wood-frame chairs collected from the antique shops of the neighboring Monastirak give the restaurant a spontaneous and light climate. (mais…)
by Emma Marga Blanche
French designer Emma Marga Blanche has conceived these pleated lamps made from folded polypropylene and fan outwards from their bases, creating a cluster of precise but organic forms when positioned together. Called Rhubarb, the lamps were presented as part of 20 Designers at Biologiska, which she co-curated with Fredrik Färg during Stockholm Design Week. (mais…)
BNP Paribas by Zoevox
In order to establish a renewed and more humane connection between individuals and capital, the Paris-based architect, Fabrice Ausset, of Zoevox, has conceived this ground-breaking bank concept store for BNP Paribas; located in the historical building of 2, Place de l’Opéra.
In ten specific zones, all regular banking functions from daily banking to stock-market info, private meetings, staff training can take place with the emphasis on breaking the age-old banking set-up where the client and the teller/banker are on opposite sides. (mais…)
by Lorenzo Vitturi
The Venetian artist, Lorenzo Vitturi, lives and works between London, Milan and Venice. Graduated in photography and design at IED in Rome, he makes the most of this interdisciplinarity to set the scenes of thoughts and ideas through the manipulation of space.
This series of images is a site specific project that took place in a palace in Vitturi’s hometown. The main idea of this Neon Intervention was to transform the historic environment of the palace into a metaphysical space playing with the contrast between classic and contemporary. (mais…)