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  • New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute
    The design challenge for BRR was to capture the essence of Antarctica – ‘The Earth’s White Box’ whilst retaining both the integrity of the scientific research and capturing the visual beauty of this majestic continent. The BRR team realised that information on this continent was like an iceberg floating in the ocean. As icebergs reveal […]
    2012.11.21Jorge San Luis
  • Antago
    Antago is a new luminaire series introduced by the Hamburg based manufacturer Viocero. Antago comes in a range of colours. The lamp’s base is made of multiple processed and refined aluminum. The lamp shade is a self-supporting, double-walled structure of matalloid woven fabric. Interestingly, apart from the regular range, Viocero also offers the Antago ID, […]
    2011.04.13Jorge San Luis
  • Mathias Dahlgren Edition
    Together with Essen International, we managed to create a modern packaging concept that enhances the feeling of the product. Great standout and a fantastic vision of modern design. These word were said by Mathias Dahlgren; one of the most famous chefs in Sweden, explaining the collaboration between himself, Grand Hôtel Stockholm and retailer Dafra, with the […]
    2016.10.21Jorge San Luis
  • Pana Chocolate
    Pana Chocolate is a Melbourne based company that creates raw, vegan cakes and chocolates by hand, using only natural and organic ingredients, and they have The Company You Keep as brand partners, who created a fun and fantastic modular packaging system for their retail outlets, and explained to us: With their products being a wide […]
    2016.10.07Jorge San Luis
  • Bündner Kunstmuseum
    June this year saw the opening of the new and incredibly designed building by Barcelona-based studio Barozzi Veiga — a project developed to be an extension of the Villa Planta, which accommodates the Bündner Kunstmuseum, in the Swiss city of Chur. The striking cubic 4,000-square-metres building, an exercise of integration within an urban ensemble, is understood as […]
    2016.09.30Jorge San Luis
  • Pudica Chair
    After the release of his Avoa Chair and Arauto, the Brazilian designer Pedro Paulø-Venzon has recently unveiled the Pudica Chair — another marvellously simple, elegant and throne-like chair design. Pedro explains to us his inspiration and referents for the development of this new chair: The Pudica Chair is an artefact that seeks syncretism between the rationalist style of the early […]
    2016.08.26Jorge San Luis
  • FIVE Olive Oil
    Bottled and distributed by Greek brand World Excellent Products, FIVE Olive Oil was introduced to the market with the ambition of being one of the finest premium olive oil brands in the world. To achieve this, the brand relies on a fantastically minimalist and elegant identity and packaging design, created by Greek studio Designers United, focused on reaching the international […]
    2016.07.15Jorge San Luis
  • Paros House I & II
    Adored minimalist architect John Pawson has gifted us with two lovely island homes in Paros, Greece. Paros House I and II are white-clad retreats sitting among rocky seaside cliffs. Both homes are comprised of a series of cubic forms: dramatic entities amid a native landscape of succulents, shrubs, and low grasses. The volumes are arranged according to […]
    2016.07.14Jillian Japka
  • House in Tsudanuma
    House in Tsudanuma is located in Narashino, almost 40 kilometres east of Tokyo, and its terrific design is a work by Fuse Atelier. Created for a couple in their 40s, the design is influenced by zoning restrictions and by the close proximity to a busy road. The three storey dwelling stands out through its fantastic use of concrete, being robust […]
    2016.06.24Jorge San Luis
  • Mar Adentro
    The limit of the view is the horizon, constant and linear; only its mood changes, never its form. Located in San Jose del Cabo on the Sea of Cortez in Baja California Sur, Mexico, Mar Adentro is a fantastically minimalist and poetic hotel developed by renowned Mexican architect Miguel Ángel Aragonés. It’s a place where every detail flows […]
    2016.06.10Jorge San Luis
  • House in S. Félix da Marinha
    Drawn in a very conditioned and rigid plot, adopting the only possible location and implantation area, and with a restricted budget, Portuguese architect Nelson Resende designed House in S. Félix da Marinha. Looking to optimise the area and volume of the property, Resende’s design pushed the boundaries, going beyond the initial conditions set to find a fantastic balance between form, […]
    2016.05.20Jorge San Luis
  • Shunyi House
    Great architecture imprints great rhythm, similar to a dynamic screenplay. As the viewer encounters both familiar elements and surprising elements to make it interesting. For a minimalist projects, often it’s down to flawless execution and smart solutions. Located in Shunyi, a handsome villa offers both the classic elements and some interesting combinations to add some […]
    2016.04.26Mateus Andrade
  • A-Chair
    The clear formal language here reduces sitting to the essence. In dialog with this are the interlocking wood connections: they turn a structural necessity into a unique aesthetic feature and at the same time represent a tour de force of traditional carpentry. A perfect explanation of the outstanding A-Chair; a functional chair that uses the least material […]
    2016.04.22Jorge San Luis
  • Lumojo Honey
    Lumojo Honey is a gourmet honey brand from New Zealand that celebrates one of their gorgeous products through a fantastic brand and packaging design, in collaboration with Alt Group design agency. Simple and minimalist, nothing has been left to chance and each element has been thoroughly and thoughtfully considered. Firstly, the typography, the precise labelling, and the packaging details, are […]
    2016.04.15Jorge San Luis
  • Seashore Library
    As the trend for electronic books grow steadily, it’s reassuring to see several manoeuvres from the printed books devotees to keep this beloved format afloat above the competition. Vector Architects offers their contribution with the Seashore Library, a handsome concrete-clad monolith located in the Beidaihe New District. Right in the middle of the sheltered library […]
    2016.04.05Mateus Andrade
  • Axes
    Axes is a fantastic brand identity for a training centre located in the island of Mallorca, Spain. Its training sessions can be taken by distance thanks to methods of personal physical monitoring, with its primary purpose helping people reach their goal about feeling better with their Mind-Body. With this premise, graphic designer Antonio Prado created a minimalist […]
    2016.02.19Jorge San Luis
  • H67 Apartment
    Habitat 67 is a housing project consisting of 354 identical prefabricated concrete units, a tour de force to what it means to deal with high-density structure for living. Gathering praise and controversial analysis from urbanists since its inception, this project is an irrefutable icon of experimentalism in architecture. A project that even in contemporary standards still […]
    2016.02.16Mateus Andrade
  • Casa V
    Abraham Cota Paredes has completed the lovely Casa V in Jalisco, Mexico. The home design aims to create serenity and a connection with nature in a site that is surrounded by urbanity. The main feature of Casa V is a central patio, complete with tree and reflecting pool. The courtyard physically and visually unites the various areas of the […]
    2016.01.28Jillian Japka