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GBD Design creates interiors for clubhouse with fluid forms and dynamic sculptures in China

WA Contents • Jan 22, 2021 • 1358

GBD Design creates interiors for clubhouse with fluid forms and dynamic sculptures in China

GBD Design has created fluid and dynamic sculptures for the interiors of a clubhouse in Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, China.

Named Brilliant Prospect, the project, designed for China Overseas Land and Investment, brings people to warm and a particular space, while the space provides people with shelter and memories.

"By naming the project in Chinese after the “Nanjing Brocade” –a traditional article famous for its cloud-like colors and intricate patterns, China Overseas Land & Investment pays homage to the heritage of a city, the place where the best fabrics in the country are produced: the “Fifth Cotton Mill”, said GBD Design.

"The mill has been a part of Chinese culture for generat (...)

Jolson Architecture and Interiors creates fluid surfaces for interiors of this Melbourne home

WA Contents • Jan 19, 2021 • 2239

Jolson Architecture and Interiors creates fluid surfaces for interiors of this Melbourne home

Australian architecture and interior design firm Jolson Architecture and Interiors has created smooth surfaces for the interiors of this residence in Melbourne, Australia.

Named Arc Side, the residence features fluid surfaces, sculpted walls that translates a sleek aesthetic and luxury feeling throughout the interiors.

A monumental void, reaching at 7-metre height, is a key feature in this substantial renovation with its dramatic curvaceous steel staircase, each of the spaces can enjoy sightlines across each floor plate (east to west).

The residence was converted from two self-contained apartments into a three-level home, which has been reimagined in a bright and new aesthetic.

It was originally designed in 2 (...)

Masanori Designs' interiors include red cylinder bringing rainwater into the space

WA Contents • Jan 18, 2021 • 2194

Masanori Designs' interiors include red cylinder bringing rainwater into the space

Lucien Organization - Masanori Designs has completed interiors for a clothing brand MAIMENG in Foshan, China, featuring a bold, red cylinder bringing rainwater into the space.

The space is inclusive, which brings in plants, daylight and rainwater while also accommodating the sounds and activities of users.

Named In | Out / MAIMENG Corporate Space, the 500-square-metre space has been designed as a working and exhibition space of the brand. It is situated beside an urban arterial road, which endows it with convenient transportation.

However, the noisy surroundings are easily to interfere with activities in the space, which in fact needs a tranquil atmosphere and media to convey the brand image.

"Environment sub (...)

MVRDV's new golden façade for Bvlgari store in Bangkok references to Roman art

WA Contents • Jan 15, 2021 • 2589

MVRDV's new golden façade for Bvlgari store in Bangkok references to Roman art

MVRDV has completed a new flagship store for the Italian luxury brand Bvlgari with a golden and patterned façade in Bangkok, Thailand.

The new store, named Bvlgari Bangkok, is located in the IconSiam department store – one of the largest malls in Asia, the new project is the second store in a series of façades designed by MVRDV for the luxury brand, following a store in Kuala Lumpur that opened in 2018.MVRDV said that "The Bangkok store opened last year with a spectacular party and, now that corona measures in Thailand have been relaxed, visitors can shop again to their heart's content."

Inspired by the timeless beauty of Roman art, the façade is made of high-quality materials such as natural st (...)

Karvone Design creates "surreal white garden" with white metal sculptures for coffee shop in China

WA Contents • Jan 14, 2021 • 2667

Karvone Design creates

Hong Kong and Guangzhou-based design practice Karvone Design has created a "surreal white garden" by using white metal sculptures suspended from the ceiling for a coffee shop in Guangzhou, China.

Named Vista Coffee Shop, the 930-square-metre shop has been themed as "The Floating White Garden" to draw attention from visitors with its artistically shaped installation on the ceiling in the interior.

"The strong visual tension of the design is derived from the dramatic confrontation with everyday memories, bringing a brand-new sense of lightness and imagination to the café experience," said Karvone Design.

The cafe is shaped around the circularity of all-white metal sculptures that carry the planters and the same ci (...)

Cheese-like and stone tables with pinkish quirky-shaped elements add more personality to DSC store

WA Contents • Jan 5, 2021 • 2878

Cheese-like and stone tables with pinkish quirky-shaped elements add more personality to DSC store

say architects has created cheese-like and stone tables with pinkish quirky-shaped elements to add more personality to DSC Select Store in Jiaxing, China.

The store, covering 320-square-metre area, was designed as a particular space for DSC, a select store with multiple fashion brand. The interior space is conceived as a more "arrangement" with different playful volumes instead of designing.

The aim of the store was to design a space that fit them all, and the client have a very diverse preference.

"Understanding there will be different elements indoor and outdoor which are different material and style, we want to achieve a harmony atmosphere in spite of that," said say architects.

"We wrapped up the existing (...)

QUCESS Design completes Inno. EcoSLab combining white and green colors to energize interiors

WA Contents • Dec 29, 2020 • 3071

QUCESS Design completes Inno. EcoSLab combining white and green colors to energize interiors

QUCESS Design has completed a mixed-use interior space combining white and green colors to energize interiors for 24-hour use.

Named Inno. EcoSLab, it is located in the core area of Zhongguancun, China's most intensive resource for innovation and entrepreneurship, the Chuangye Street with a total length of only 220 meters is like a blood vessel which is surging to deliver oxygen to the fast-running city.

Completed in September 2020 and located at the north exit of Chuangye Street, the Inno. EcoSLab in Zhongguancun, which was designed and renovated by QUCESS, provides the city and the urbanite with a unique space open for 24-hours a day. In addition to the obvious mix-used functional space, it is more like a small energy p (...)

The Italian touch and eclecticism of Dolce Vita

Francesca Cuoghi • Dec 28, 2020 • 743

The Italian touch and eclecticism of Dolce Vita

Every home has a story to tell: the story of the things and people we’ve loved, the moments we’ve lived and the memories we hold. Italian architect Massimo Pierattelli opens the doors of his apartment in the heart of Florence and reveals a world which reflects not only a personal story but also the design style of Pierattelli Architetture - the studio he founded in 1980.

Situated in a listed palazzo from the early 16th century, the house overlooks Piazza de’Pitti in the Santo Spirito area of Florence’s Oltrarno quarter. The 16th century elements and period features, typical of Florence’s most authentic quarter, include exposed wooden ceiling beams, stone fireplaces, and corridor archways. They blend sea (...)

Neri&Hu-designed restaurant in Paris exposes layering material history with oblong volume inside

WA Contents • Dec 28, 2020 • 2997

Neri&Hu-designed restaurant in Paris exposes layering material history with oblong volume inside

Shanghai-based interdisciplinary studio Neri&Hu has completed a restaurant with different and softened materials that are derived from the past of the building.

Called Papi Restaurant, it is the latest addition to restaurateur Etienne Ryckeboer's portfolio, following the success of his debut seafood bar Bulot Bulot.

Located in the Grands Boulevards district of Paris' 9th arrondissement, Etienne Ryckeboer teamed up with Neri&Hu to renovate the façade and interior space, and with talented Japanese chef Akira Sugiura to serve a seasonal menu of modern Italian dishes.

The 52-square-metre space is located on the ground floor of a typical late 19th century Haussmann building, Neri&Hu’s desig (...)

Qiran Design Group completes pavilion with fusion of nature and curved geometries in Foshan, China

WA Contents • Dec 28, 2020 • 2672

Qiran Design Group completes pavilion with fusion of nature and curved geometries in Foshan, China

Qiran Design Group has completed a pavilion with the fusion of nature and curved geometries in Foshan, China. Named Greentown - Young City Experience Pavilion, the project is located within a transit-oriented development (TOD) in Foshan, China.

It's used as the sales center of the development at the early stage and later will serve as a public activity space for the community. For this reason, its interior design needs to incorporate socializing and leisure functions.

Based on the unique transit-oriented planning of the development, the rooftop of the Life Pavilion becomes a part of the community park, which endows it with greenery and landscape.

The space is set under the ground and is lower than surrounding road (...)