KOZINA – respect your aunt’s taste & keep it cool.


New table lamp by DEMO / design clinic from tel aviv.

Fathers

Die Baupiloten

Die Baupiloten is a colourfull architecture and design studio based in Berlin, focused on the children interaction with the architectural space.
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Fan the Fire Magazine #21 online now





Fan the Fire Magazine is an independent online monthly publication focussing on music, film, art and style. Issue 21 is out now with an art spread from James Jirat Patradoon and style features from Reno Ranger. You can download the issue here, or read it online here.

Let the Louvre Commence! Louvre Abu Dhabi, UAE.



A ceremony attended by French President Nicolas Sarkozy and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan marked the start of construction at May, 26 at the site of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the first universal museum to be built in the capital city. In recognition of the importance of the event, the two world leaders accepted a time capsule for the museum from children of both the UAE and France.

Read the rest of “Let the Louvre Commence! Louvre Abu Dhabi, UAE.” »

Tyson Roberts

Tyson Roberts is a painter and illustrator based in Seattle. His hand-drawn illustration work is excellent; very clean and very detailed.

more: colectiva > blog >> illustration >>> tyson roberts

Bus Stop Design


Check out these creative and unusual bus stop designs that make the time you spend waiting for the bus a bit more bearable. – More info/links & pics HERE


More info/links & pics HERE
Via CyanaTRENDLAND

Inhotim Cultural Institute



Without a doubt, the Inhotim Cultural Insitute has become one of Brazil’s most prized treasures. Created in 2005, Inhotim is a private entity which hosts a perfect mix between wide and ample gallery spaces that house contemporary art, and extensive botanical gardens.The end result is a dream; a place where art and nature converge in pure harmony. Artists in their permanent collection include: Mathew Barney, Olafur Eliasson, Doris Salcedo, Paul McCarthy, Cildo Meireles, and Jim Lambie.

For more images of this amazing place + pictures of the art housed within, visit colectiva!

Mid-life Crisis Anyone?

What do you do when your wife leaves you? Turn your flat into a Star Trek ship, that’s what.



I just hope he likes J.J. Abrams’ new film. More here.

Tree House

I wouldn’t mind living in the Tree House, designed by Standard, and located in the hills of L.A.

More photos over at Colectiva!

Frank Lloyd Wright Lego Architecture Collection


The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation in conjunction with LEGO recently released the Frank Lloyd Wright Lego Architecture Collection at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. The collection consists of six buildings, including two of his most famous and recognizable buildings, the Guggenheim Museum and Fallingwater.

More pics and info at My Modern Metropolis.

Ball-Nogues Studio

I’ ve already discovered Ball-Nogues browsing Archinect. It’s a integrated design and fabrication studio formed by Benjamin Ball and Gaston Nogues from Los Angeles. The goal of the studio is to create experimental built environments to enhance and celebrate the potential for social interaction through sensation, spectacle and physical engagement.

On the top one of the best project firmed by Ball-Nogues, the “Maximilian’s Schell”: an impressive temporary outdoor installation in the Los Angeles exhibition space of Materials & Applications, warped the flow of space with a featherweight rendition of a celestial black hole.

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Grand Designs



The coolest house this side of the sun, is in Tokyo, and designed by Yasuhiro Ymashita. We want to move. More here.

Uptown, downtown


New York, without a horizon, by Schulze & Webb. More here.

Bastard Store [Milano]

Studiometrico – Bastard Store

One of the latest project firmed by the italian design studio “studiometrico” which converted an old cinema in Milan, into the new Bastard flagship store. The spectacular and hazardous ultimate milan recreative device including an administrative offices and a suspended bowl…enjoy your fly!

All about the project!