I love graph paper! Here are a few somewhat quirky finds of how the simple geometric pattern has influenced architecture, interiors and accessories. Image 1) Image found via tumblr. Image 2) Photograph by Bas Princen. Image 3 & 4) The ‘White Retreat’ in Spain by Colombo and Serboli Architecture. | Image via Dezeen. Image 5) Jean-Pierre Raynaud’s la Maison de La Celle-Saint-Cloud, closed in 1988. Image 6) Alice McCall store by Melbourne design firm Wonder. | Image Ella Thomas. Image 7) Lovely stylistic arrangement […]
Following on from my previous post ‘clouds’ … I just had to do a post on rainbows. So – check out these colourful buildings…. Image 1-3: ‘Koban’ by Klein Dytham Architecture – A neighbourhood police station in Japan. Image 4-6: Educational Centre En El Chaparral – Spanish architect Alejandro Munoz Miranda‘s kindergarten in Granada is designed for children up to three years old and has windows in rainbow colours. Image 7-8: Sugamo Shinkin Bank – Horizontal layers of colour protrude out from the facade of this bank branch […]
Glistening, iridescent, holographic, art. Image 1 & 2) Bilbao Guggenheim Holographic Exhibit, Spain. Images found via Flickr. Image 3) Oliver Laric ‘Discobolus Guilloche’, 2012 . Tamper evident security hologram stickers on PET (polyethylene terephthalate) sheet, airbrushed clear coating, 205 x 125 cm. Image 4) Stella McCartney Holographic faux leather clutch from her resort 2013 collection.
Some design inspiration for my dream alpine cabin! Loving the black architecture against the white snow. You can check out some more amazing black architecture in my previous post: ’emo architecture’ Images: Image 1) PS Arkitecktur ‘Fjallhus’ in Sweden. Image 2) Form and Forrest – flat packed contemporary cabins. Image 3) House BD photo by Frederic Vercruysse found via Pinterest. Image 4) Winter cabin by Fantastic Norway. Image 5) Architecture by Atelier Kastelic Buffey AKB. Image 6) House in the Pyrenees by Cadaval & Solà-Morales. Image 7) ESGE secondary school […]
BLACK = Minimal, bold and masculine architecture One day I will design my own home … of course it will be black… and here are some of my favourite architectural inspirations. Note the amazing juxtaposition of black exterior cladding and pure white interiors – divine! Images: Image 1) Fogo Island Artists Studios by Saunders Architecture / Photo: Bent René Synnevåg. Image 2) Shingle House by NORD Architecture. Image 3) Ridge Road Residence by Studio Four / Photo: Shannon McGrath. Image 4) CZ House by SAMI arquitectos / Photo: Fernando Guerra. Image 5) Shadow House by Liddicoat Goldhill Photo: Keith Collie. I just […]