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Furniture and Lighting From NYC's Apparatus Studio. It seems as if every time NYC-based design studio Apparatus releases a new line, there's something to covet—especially when they successfully modernize classic shapes and materials.

Furniture and Lighting From NYC's Apparatus Studio

At ICFF this year, the studio did not disappoint. Apparatus debuted two new lighting fixture lines—CIRCUIT and TASSEL—both of which employ brass to great effect, and they've released two variations of the PORTAL table in marble. As with all good lighting, the aforementioned pieces are not ostentatious but manage to deliver a subtle sense of wonderment. The tables, however, feel substantial with clean lines keeping everything orderly. If it was their mesmerizing Cloud lighting collection that put them on the map, then the TASSEL section is what moves their understanding of layering even further forward. The new PORTAL series tables come in coffee table and dining table options—both have been crafted from Italian marble. Explore all of Apparatus Studio's furniture and lighting fixtures online. Create A Cozy Room In Your Backyard With A Garden Igloo. Sensational Space-Saving Suspended Beds For Creative Bedrooms - Top Dreamer. When Wallpaper and Lighting Intertwine.

Some years ago, the ever-whimsical luminaire designer Ingo Maurer developed a lighting product of a different sort.

When Wallpaper and Lighting Intertwine

Instead of a chandelier made to resemble birds in a tree or floating circuit-board strips, the simply named LED Wallpaper was a non-woven covering with integrated LEDs creating a field of isometric shapes. Add To Collection Save this image to a collection. Coma - film (2017) 20 Really Cool Ideas To Make Your Balcony The Best Place In Your Apartment. Advertisement For many of us, the balcony in our apartment is just the place where we store our bike or hang up our washing.

20 Really Cool Ideas To Make Your Balcony The Best Place In Your Apartment

But with a little ingenuity and hard work, you can transform it into your favorite place for chilling out and having fun. We picked 20 of the best designs which could help you create the living space of your dreams in the place where you perhaps least expected it was possible. Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source.

12 Lovely Plant Stands That Are Perfect To Display Your Favorite Plants Indoors. Bloomframe. Ce qu'a fait cet homme dans ces cavernes ou il a passées 10 ans va vous ébahir. Durant ces dix dernières années, l’artiste Ra Paulette a vécu dans des cavernes qu'il a découvertes dans le désert du Nouveau Mexique.

Ce qu'a fait cet homme dans ces cavernes ou il a passées 10 ans va vous ébahir

Conscient de l'énorme potentialité de ces lieux non exploitée, il va les mettre en valeur. Ainsi il passe ses journées à sculpter les pierres de la caverne. Et le résultat est extraordinaire, on peut dire que c'est devenu une vraie galerie d'art en imaginant tout le sacrifice qu'il a consenti pour y arriver. Les lieux sont tellement beaux qu'on rique d'en avoir le souffle coupé. C'est à la limite méme surréaliste, jugez en vous-mèmes! A PROPOS DE L'ARTICLE ( Source: ayoye | Publié: il y a 2 heures | Réference: #3315 ) The Great Wall of WA, 2015 - Luigi Rosselli Architects. The longest rammed earth wall in Australia and - probably - the southern hemisphere, has been selected as a finalist in the (Australian Institute of Architects) Western Australia architecture awards.

The Great Wall of WA, 2015 - Luigi Rosselli Architects

At 230 metres long, the rammed earth wall meanders along the edge of a sand dune and encloses twelve earth covered residences, created to provide short-term accommodation for a cattle station during mustering season. With their 450mm thick rammed earth facade and the sand dune to their rear and forming their roofs, the residences have the best thermal mass available, making them naturally cool in the subtropical climate.

5 Ways to Communicate Your Killer Concept to Clients. A seemingly never-ending debate exists regarding the authority of architects to dictate design decisions to the wider public.

5 Ways to Communicate Your Killer Concept to Clients

Given that it is those people who will ultimately inhabit and live with the structures we create, what right do we have to tell them what’s good for them? Is our lengthy architectural education enough to negate their lay perspective, assuming they will trust in our professional judgment, specialist knowledge, and theoretical standpoints? Do we really know best? Of course, the optimistic amongst us will be confident that our thorough education and subsequent years of professional experience puts architects in the best position possible to shape the built environment for the benefit of society as a whole. However, simply producing great designs is not enough; the clear communication of those designs is critical to winning the support of our clients, local residents, city councils, and the public at large. Building Tomorrow: The 3 Forces Driving Change in Design. ‘Building Tomorrow’ presents the contemporary trends in building design and the global forces driving them forward, using Architizer's annual A+AWARDS submissions as the benchmark.

Building Tomorrow: The 3 Forces Driving Change in Design

The data is creatively visualized to provide valuable insights for designers, retailers, and any industry working to create experiential designs. World’s First Urban Algae Canopy Produces the Oxygen Equivalent of Four Hectares of Woodland Every Day. The Urban Algae Canopy by ecoLogic Studio is a piece of bio-digital architecture that combines micro-algal cultures and real time digital cultivation protocols.

World’s First Urban Algae Canopy Produces the Oxygen Equivalent of Four Hectares of Woodland Every Day

To be displayed at Expo Milano 2015, the structure is able to control the flow of energy, water and carbon dioxide based on weather patterns, visitor’s movements, and other environmental variables. Tile Trends at Cersaie 2015, Part Three. While there are many, many more trends to discuss — from stone-effect slabs looking even more realistic to products being offered in thicker versions for use as outdoor pavers — we’re concluding our Cersaie show recap with a look at the category of texture and shape.

Tile Trends at Cersaie 2015, Part Three

Italian tile manufacturers are undoubtedly having fun in this area, whether it’s applying new forms to stone-mimicking styles, recreating the hand of a woven textile, or casting a sculptural relief that channels classical friezes with a modern twist — there’s a style to suit every type of project. And not to worry: it’s not all about hexagons this year. Add To Collection Save this image to a collection. Lumber Jacked: 4 Whimsical Shapes for Wood Flooring. When a project calls for a little something out of the ordinary, it is most often achieved via color palette, playful furnishings and wall finishes, or kitschy objects and art — probably not so much wood flooring.

Lumber Jacked: 4 Whimsical Shapes for Wood Flooring

But some recent products from two European companies might sway some minds in this regard. Add To Collection Save this image to a collection. Wood Paneling. Barn Charm: 10 Attractive Barn-Door Hardware Products. Stonescape. 3 Ideas For Using Hexagon Tiles On Walls. Hexagonal tiles are usually found in bathrooms or kitchen floors, but we’re noticing a growing trend of people using them on walls wherever they want. Here are three examples that use the TWIST tile series from Ceratec, to create tiled walls in a variety of designs. From Dark To Light (the darker tiles gradually mix into the lighter ones)