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British scientists played a key role in developing radar, which has helped deliver safer skies.
Twenty seasons ago not a single Premier League jersey carried the name of a gambling company – now nine do. We trace the trends on ‘the most cost-effective billboard you can buy’ and examine the impact sponsorship has
Global retail design and build agency greater group was instrumental in establishing New Balance’s first Lifestyle concept store in Japan. Greater group’s Asia design team boldly translated their creativity and expertise to bring New Balance’s hybrid vision to life. A dramatic departure from the familiar, this Lifestyle concept store is designed to cleverly transform on demand, and appeal to the performance-driven metropolitan consumers of Tokyo. The store, located in the Roppongi district of midtown Tokyo, opened its doors to the public on May 19, 2017.
Inspired by famous Austrian painter, photographer Inge Prader took upon herself to recreate it by designing a scene and photographing it. The results are stunning, with more than just a copycat feeling, but a really new artistic perspective on Gustav Klimt’s most famous paintings.
Two designers and two artists from Brazil have come together to celebrate the fusion of the beautiful and the useful. The result is Beautility – a special exhibition taking place at the Brazilian Embassy during the London Design Festival. Jader Almeida, Gisela Bentes Simas, Luiz Aquila and Julia Miranda are united by their desire to create works that propose a purpose for art that transcends beauty, and a significance for utilitarian pieces that sustain lifetimes of pleasure. Each object raises curiosity about the role of design in our daily lives.
The rainforest is the basis for life on earth. Despite the deadly consequences for our environment, we are still destroying more than 90,000 km² – every year. How to shed light on this situation? The designers Mitja Schneehage and Michael Wilde have developed a unique lamp with parts made of burnt forest wood: the design concept »LIGHT OF HOPE«.
Edward Beiner sought an architectural identity that elevated the customer experience and expressed the luxury of the brand. In response, MNA designed a scheme that equates the product with art. A barrel vaulted room of hand-troweled white plaster is backed by a black framed wall of antiqued mirror.
This is the first time the British apparel brand representing underground and rebel attitude established their dedicated retail point in Hong Kong. The never-compromise integrity made icons like Andy Warhol and Madonna a true admirer to the brand BOY London™. The brand didn’t really encourage much to stick with rules, but rather is giving opportunities to break them and create one person’s own personality and listen to the heart. Our plan was to address an obnoxious entrance to the fire-hot local apparel market in a rather unorthodox way. With the use of simple yet carefully-crafted materials, the 310 sq.ft. retail store was being assembled to resemble the genuine BOY London™ philosophy.
Mornico al Serio, 25th September 2017 – A place with a magical and evocative atmosphere in an exceptional setting: Iseo lake and Franciacorta vineyards, reinterpreted by the skills and the creativity of Ernesto Pigni, Scenographer and Interior Designer. The reclamation of a historic place like the enchanting Paratico-Sarnico railway station aimed to convert a public space into a captivating and comfortable setting such as a private house. An avant-garde concept, heart of three different activities: the Flower Boutique, the Coffee Barand the Confectionery Shop, perfectly harmonized with the Pedrali furnishings.
Perro Agave is more than just a brand, they are an organization committed to distribute and offer PR services to enhance and positioning local and independent brands of Sotol and Mezcal. This does not means that the final product lack of quality, the opposite is the case.
BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group and LEGO bring the toy scale of the classic LEGO brick to architectural scale with LEGO House, forming vast exhibition spaces and public squares that embody the culture and values at the heart of all LEGO experiences. Designed by BIG and COWI, LEGO House is an experience hub for LEGO fans of all ages, as well as an architectural landmark and a significant step towards the city’s goal of making Billund the Capital for Children.
Speaking at Google’s IAB Digital Upfront event today, Philip Miles, director of Google DoubleClick, introduced the problem with a story: “Phil is opening a bakery, and he wants to give free donuts to the first 100 customers. But what he ends up doing is giving five donuts each to the first 20 customers. This upsets and disappoints the next 80, who get nothing, while the first 20 have had more than is good for them and now they feel sick.”
Luca Curci Architects has designed a landmark for the Persian Gulf skyline based on the concept of “Organic Cities”. The organic buildings become part of the new megalopolis, merging and mixing residential elements with business divisions, shopping life with wellness areas, cultural places with social life. The aim is to create a common place where people can live, meet, learn, work, socialize and create new intertwined cultures.
Setter Architects designed the new offices of GE Healthcare, located in Haifa, Israel. GE Healthcare engages in research and development of medical imaging via MRI/CT. We launched our design process by analyzing what the company does and seeing how we could reflect it in architectural terms. Our overarching aspiration was to celebrate GE Healthcare’s uniqueness, and to identify the point where architectonic design could encounter and merge with elements of medical imaging.
Car designers are incredible people. They imagine new solutions and implement new technologies on a regular basis, designing with a high-level of constraints. When they are not screaming too loud, children can be pretty cool human beings as well. They are not limited by the burden of knowledge and have no limits when it comes to imagine new things.