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Inspired by mountains – and perhaps the hanging lodgings of mountain climbing campers – this modular wall couch-and-bed idea is designed to be a flexible, modular and custom seating solution that allows users to create and construct their own conceptual interior ‘landscapes’ for sitting on or laying down in. Wall-suspended polygons are at the structural core of this sofa design by Nicole Losos , layered with cloth to provide essential support and with added pillows and cushions to create comfortable zones and areas.
It's pretty ballsy to redesign one of the planet's most iconic shapes and completely blow it out of the water.
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first image a day at the pool images courtesy of marina bay sands marina bay sands complex consists of three hotel towers connected by the magnificent sands skypark. designboom's editors had the great opportunity to stay and test out the newly opened hotel. with over 2,500 rooms and suites, it is the biggest hotel in singapore. the sands skypark with pool is built at the height of 200 meters. its lush, landscaped gardens are home to 250 trees and 650 plants and offer a total of 12,400 square meters of space - big enough to fit three football fields. hotel guests have the exclusive use of a 150-meter infinity swimming pool, the world’s largest outdoor pool at that height. sunset at the pool images courtesy of marina bay sands
With this immersive installation, French artist Serge Salat invites visitors to take a journey through endless layers of space, decked out with cubic shapes, panels of mirrors, shifting lights and music. “Beyond Infinity” is a multi-sensory, multimedia experience that blends Eastern Chinese with Western Renaissance. Inspired by the Suzhou Gardens, a masterpiece of Chinese landscape, the three-lined trigram of I Ching is the main pattern that organizes the space of the work.
A home office that's less than eight feet wide but four stories high, an apartment with 24 rooms in just 344 square feet, a secret room hidden under the stairs, a real-life wardrobe with a secret passage way, elaborate homes built in storm drains underneath Las Vegas ... you definitely have to see these eccentric homes to believe them. Check out the 8 Unbelievable Homes we found, and tell us which one you find most amazing. Shown above:
Everyone loves the idea of curling up with a book – but how about within a bookcase ?
first image 'iceberg' exterior view
Wally --a company that makes stunning modern yachts--and the French fashion house Hermes have teamed up to design a new boat: The appropriately named WHY , a full-blown solar-powered island.
first image image: luise valdes artist luise valdes collected a lot of unwanted cardboard boxes for his latest installation ‘casa de karton’ or cardboard house. the project is a life-size recreation of valdes’ apartment using cardboard tape and lots of white paint. all the objects in the apartment are made from old boxes that have been cut-out and assembled into the form with a sketch-like outline for smaller details. all the boxes are whitewashed to give the space a surreal quality of a drawing that has come to life.
first image refurbishment of an apartment at humlegården, stockholm. oversized and multicoloured parquet floors and walls, 2008 image courtesy tham & videgard hansson arkitekts all photos © åke e:son lindman