Inspired by Japanese capsule hotels, French architecture firm MenoMenoPiu Architects has designed a project of ephemeral futuristic-like huts hotel along the Seine. The idea : A metal structure with a bathroom and a bed with a breathtaking view of the Notre-Dame Cathedral.
In the occasion of Design Miami 2014, Patrick Parrish gallery in collaboration with RO/LU has presented a surprising gridded interior design featuring black gridded furniture. The models there were also dressed with matching outfit, for a more impressive result. More details in the following.
“Visions of America: Amériques” is an audiovisual performance made by Refik Anadol at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. In collaboration with Finnish conductor Esa-pekka Salonen, ha made an architectural installation on a musical composition of Varèse, playing on lights and mapping, the whole commanded from a computer.
Artist Douglas Gordon has transformed the ground of the Park Avenue Armory into a giant reflective lake. The installation “Tears Become… Streams Become…” hosted French pianist Hélène Grimaud for ten performances in this aesthetic place by its symmetry. At the beginning of her performance, the ground was dry, then when she started to play, the water begun to spread and pour through the room. To discover until 4th January.
Ukrainian architectural firm 2B.Group recently completed The Cake, French and modern pastry in Kiev, Ukraine. Stands in the middle of this place, a sculpture that looks suspiciously like those of Jeff Koons and bears the following inscription: “Only looks like a Koons dog, but it is not”.
“Kinematope” is an installation executed by artist Pablo Valbuena during Nuit Blanche 2014 edition. Inside the future platform of a parisian railway, the artist installed a massive light and sound effect worthy of a science-fiction movie. An impressive experience featuring progressive moving lights. To discover in images and video.
Reignwood Group in Beijing imagined for the luxurious residence Hamilton Scotts in Singapore, an elevator that allows the owner of each property to use a specially designed lift for cars. A new architectural touch, thought not without megalomania, so that the wealthiest can ensure the health of their luxury cars.
Hairstylist Enzo Riggio has recently opened a second hair salon in Belgium and asked to the design studio Creneau International to imagine the graphic identity and decoration of the place : the “R Salon”. The team has cut in half the space according to three themes : a train station, a collegiate coffee and a warm living room, by preserving modern aspects with a mirrors’ suspension.
Netherlands-based artist Stefan Bleekrode has the incredible ability to work straight from memory and create newly-imagined but highly realistic cities. His series entitled “Cityscapes” offers a hyper-detailed interpretation of architectural memories through the United States and Europe. To discover.
Architecture firm Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter, based in Oslo, has designed the Church of Knarvik, by paying tribute to Scandinave architecture and churches’ heritage. The wooden interior, modern, minimalist and filled by neon lights allowing a very good lighting marries the atypical peak shape imposed by the roof.