Design Trade

Design Trade

Design Trade featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

AgoraFloreasca

The project refers to the interior, landscape and lighting design of the communal areas of a new destination and leisure service small scale mall. The deliverable was to create by spatial design a laid back atmosphere, right in the heart of Bucharest. A welcoming, upper scale and experiential gathering point, so that it could become a community based destination and experience provider. The proposal focused on Research Informed Design, Future Cities design methodology and Storm water Management Practices with a view to establishing a sustainable urban place to be embraced by all.

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Pallet restaurant

Pallet is a micro brewery that was designed with the thought that interiors need to stay fresh and appealing with the future trends in design. Unconventional use of recycled wooden pallets for the interior decor is the highlight of this restaurant. It portrays the design philosophy of repetition of a module to generate patterns and textures. Grey tone of raw concrete finish on walls and floor complement the wood on vertical planes and ceiling. Designers have used the blend of raw materials and contemporary straight lines that gives it an international look and attract clientele around world

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Seehof: a garden architecture

In 2017 this family-run hotel near Bressanone (IT) underwent major renovation and extensions, with an entire restyling. 16 new suites, the new pool and wellness area, directly on the small natural lake “Flötscher Weiher” correspond with the new design and management concept: to place nature and the recreational value as the point of focus.

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Tofana

In the demolition and reconstruction of the Hotel Tofana in San Cassiano in Badia Valley (Italy), the surrounding mountain range served as inspiration for the new architecture and interior design. The concept of the new -Explorer's Home- transfers the athletic spirit of the owner family to the entire building... From building to landscape: the design celebrates the evolutionary transformation of an originally compact building - into a layered structural landscape that sustainably reflects its surroundings... the house brings nature into the house.

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Yaoyao

YAO Concept Restaurant challenges the traditional restaurant space of distance between tables, creating a unity space of separation and continuity together. Within the high density of tables in the restaurant, the curve structure which creates the separation between two tables comes down from the ceiling, just like a big fishing net covering the whole space, forming the landscape of people eating, drinking and laughing.

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Maison Francois

The design of Maison Francois aims to evolve the brasserie genre. Rather than looking to the Art Deco period for inspiration, GSL embraced Postmodernism and Brutalism, most notably referencing Ricardo Bofill’s La Fabrica in Barcelona, with its grand terracotta arches and rough cement ceiling. The layout of the restaurant nevertheless follows a classic brasserie format, with noble materials throughout and details that evoke iconic establishments of the past.

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Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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