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Hello House in Melbourne by OFF! Architecture  

Category: Architecture Published on 19 Dec, 2014

Features a large, white-brick wall featuring the word ‘HELLO’, the Hello House by Australian practice OFF! Architecture in collaboration with artist Rose Nolan offers a friendly getting to the passerby of Richmond, a suburb of Melbourne.

Snow Dome room fragrance by Nendo for by | n

Category: Design Published on 19 Dec, 2014

Just in time for Christmas, Nendo has unveiled a spray-type room fragrance in the shape of a snow dome.

Pen Store Stockholm by Form Us With Love

Category: Architecture Published on 19 Dec, 2014

Pen Store is a new retail space in Stockholm, Sweden, that behaves like a shop, a gallery, an atelier and a supplier warehouse – a new brand experience, designed by Form Us With Love.

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Alley of Light installation by Serge Schoemaker Architects

Category: Design Published on 19 Dec, 2014

During the 2014-2015 Amsterdam Light Festival visitors can experience Amsterdam’s most sparkling street this winter: The Alley of Light. Dutch-based design offices Serge Schoemaker Architects in collaboration with Digiluce created this twelve-metre-long passage that is surrounded by a four-metre-high three-dimensional matrix of 2000 handmade lights.

The Hague Suite Novotel by Constance Guisset

Category: Architecture Published on 19 Dec, 2014

For the new interiors of the new Suite Novotel in The Hague, Netherlands, Paris-based Constance Guisset started thinking the hotel as a home, bringing everyday comfort to a public place and offering open spaces to share. Suggesting intimacy and playing with formal languages, the space invites the host to let be enveloped by seats, lighting and objects, […]


Category: Architecture Published on 17 Dec, 2014

For the 25th annual ICEBAR, Maurizio Perron, Viktor Tsarski and Wouter Biegelaar created an explosion where sharp ice blocks shoot through the dome of ICEHOTEL.

Garage Loft in Arnhem by Studio OxL

Category: Architecture Published on 17 Dec, 2014

Dutch architecture firm Studio OxL trasformed an old carpenter’s workshop located in Arnhem, The Netherlands, into a daylight-filled loft that features a space for the owner’s electric sportscar.

Aesop’s store no. 100 by Snøhetta

Category: Architecture Published on 17 Dec, 2014

Aesop’s has unveiled its very first signature store in Oslo, Norway. The store, designed in collaboration with architecture studio Snøhetta, is the 100th Australian skincare brand’s boutique.  Inspired by the sensory experience of the Aesop consultation process, the architectural exploration began by revealing materials and surfaces that have been hidden and covered within the space, […]

The End of Sitting by RAAAF + Barbara Visser

Category: Design Published on 17 Dec, 2014

The End of Sitting by Amsterdam-based firm RAAAF [Rietveld Architecture-Art Affordances] is an installation at the crossroads of visual art, architecture, philosophy and empirical science.

Ruco Line Flagship Store in Rome by Jean Nouvel

Category: Architecture Published on 17 Dec, 2014

Italian brand Ruco Line unveiled its new flagship store in Rome’s luxurious shopping district on Via del Babuino, signed by archistar Jean Nouvel.