No glue, plastic or nasty stuff… the super minimal & environmentally silent packaging for Ocean Collection protects the elegant men’s cuff & embodies the ideology of the brand. (Want more? See NOTCOT.org and NOTCOT.com )
After weeks of anticipation , build-up and weekly announcements that kept us at the edge of our seats, the 2015 RIBA House of the Year – formerly known as the Manser Medal – has been finally unveiled. The Flint House by London firm Skeen Catling de la Pena has been crowned this year’s winner, receiving one of the UK’s highest honours in residential design.
For an architect so closely associated with Englishness, Sir David Chipperfield is about to make some very significant contributions to the New York landscape. Having been chosen to redesign the Metropolitan Museum’s wing for Modern and Contemporary Art, and with last week’s unveiling of a design for The Bryant, a new 34-story tower in midtown Manhattan, the London architect is making quite a mark on New York
Italian photographer Luisa Lambri has built her reputation shooting modernist architecture, particularly houses. And the very best, at that. She has photographed homes designed by Lautner, Neutra, Barragan, Le Corbusier, Niemeyer , Breuer and on
Hot on the heels of successful launches in Seattle, Detroit, Amsterdam and an original Berlin venture, boutique vodka brand Our/Vodka has collaborated with London-based entrepreneurs Clive Watson and Neil Chivers to launch Our/London, the company’s inaugural UK venture and first dedicated vodka distillery in the city’s East End. Founded by Stockholm-based entrepreneur Åsa Caap and members of Swedish design firm Great Works, the company aims to be the first global brand with local roots – albeit one backed by drinks company Pernod Ricard. While the spirit’s recipe and branding remains consistent across each city, variations in local ingredients and distillation processes bring out characteristics unique to each distillery, highlighting subtle differences and a regional terroir for each location
Here are the ingredients for a very hip recipe: an exclusive track by British musician Kindness, skateboard legend Mark Gonzales in a spoken word piece, Place Daniel Buren in the Palais Royal in Paris as setting, and David Weiss’ 1975 book Up and Down Town as reference and inspiration.
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In the not too distant future almost every automaker is going to electrify their lineups with plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles, but what does that mean for the future of iconic cars, like the Porsche 911?
the proposal reflects traditional chinese architecture, and is influenced by a desire to create a diverse space for culture and reading. The post mecanoo organizes shenzhen’s longhua art museum + library around series of patios appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .
Following his blockbuster of a summer show at Chatsworth House last year and a showcase of new paintings in Shanghai at the start of this year, Irish artist Michael Craig-Martin is back in the city he calls home with a new solo show at London’s Serpentine