The ‘Great Room’ at Gilt NY’s Chic Office

Posted 133 days ago by

If you’re a supporter of the flash sale site movement, then you’ve got to be familiar with one of the first (and one of our favorites)- Gilt Groupe. If you know the brand, then you can certainly attest to their chic fashion sense and it turns out the common area or ‘Great Room’ of their New…

A Singular Desk Design for 175 People: The Barbarian Group

Posted 162 days ago by

Clive Wilkinson Architecture has a laundry list of clients and inventive spaces, like this Barbarian Group office in New York. With space being at a premium in the city, Wilkinson came up with a unique way to seat the crew at this 4,400 square foot creative office. The interior is an open space, with a long…

Rustic Minimalist Tabaccaia di Reschio Offices

Posted 181 days ago by

The whole Steampunk inspired industrial, rustic, minimalist designs are a dime a dozen these days. But there’s nothing quite like when you see something done so right as this space in Italy. An old tobacco factory has been updated and renovated into a multi-use space that’s got a whole lot of style. Castello di Reschio has…

French Nail Truck Airstream Trailer Design

Posted 199 days ago by

Mobile food and services are the norm these days. While groomers come to our door for our pets and great food can be on every corner, it’d be nice to have some beauticians on wheels too. In France, such a thing exists with ‘Le Nail Truck.’ The interior of this little manicure spot is sweetly designed…

Beautiful Use of Runoff Water in Natural Built Office

Posted 216 days ago by

India may not be the most proficient countries in terms of technological advancements– but the people sure are intelligent, and resourceful. Manasaram Architects created the Bamboo Symphony office building out of natural materials in Bangalore, India. For a small office that looks like a sustainable home, this place looks like a serene dream to work out…

Unique Underground Architecture Lair

Posted 238 days ago by

Underground spaces don’t typically get enough credit for their inventiveness and exploration of wayfinding, lighting solutions and the fact that you really don’t always know that they are there. This particular underground space is a converted garage that has a few natural light sources with above ground windows that are level with the outside ground (think…

Japanese Home Converted to Museum of ‘Life and Death’

Posted 265 days ago by

There are constant conversions of barns, churches, warehouses and more into residences. But what about converting someone’s former home into a museum? And we’re not talking an Andy Warhol preservation or anything of the sort. Architects Yuko Nagayama and Associates took a quaint little home and created a museum with an underlying theme of life and…

Beautiful Green Rooftop Garden of Chicago City Hall

Posted 281 days ago by

It’s always nice to see a project or initiative that extends well beyond what it set out to do. Chicago’s City Hall is an eleven story building in the ‘loop’ that began with the idea of a green roof as a lead by example type of project. With the planning and thought of adding a luscious…

Creative Installation at a Bicycle Shop in Germany

Posted 295 days ago by

There’s never a dull moment when it comes to art, art installations and combining the two with a retail storefront. Much like the department store windows that can be so sought after with each turn of the season, this particular bicycle shop begs for a double take, if not a trip inside. Located in Altlandsberg, Germany,…

Children’s Library ‘Niños Conarte’ in Monterrey Mexico

Posted 300 days ago by

Libraries tend to be your average, mundane space where you plough up and down massive aisles of towering books, scour the spines by ISBN numbers and check out your books then head home. Well, for the kids of Monterrey, Mexico that’s not exactly the case. The Council for the Culture and Arts of Nuevo León (or…