We featured the Greensboro NC based concept shop The Pines in a previous post Here. The boutique & gallery that stocks a strict selection of brands and products is aesthetically one of the premier shops that you can visit. With over 500 square feet
n between the A3C festival going on in Atlanta, AGS had a chance to travel to Greensboro, North Carolina for the opening of The Pines. The flagship boutique for clothing company LiKuid Nation and their soon to be released brand, The Dropouts. Having had the opportunity to visit a number of boutiques in varying states [...]
Young designer Igor Chak’s Space Invader Couch does something initially quite obvious – transforms the Space Invader into a leather and glass sofa. Chak’s lined the seat with memory foam for comfort, making a chair he says is “very fashionable and hard to pass by.”
The design also plays well into Chak’s biography. Born [...]
As part of their Fall/Winter 2010 Collection, A Bathing Ape once again worked on the iconic Side Chair. Previously Bape gave it the camo treatment. This season the newly launched partnership with Sanrio is placed on the chair. The Sanrio Characters, along with Baby Milo are featured on the back of the chair, while [...]
Located in Boeotia, Greece, this artist warehouse and workshop by A31 Architecture is something of a dream. Notable for the simplicity of form and the superb fenestration, the structure melds well with the environment while suiting the intended function beautifully.
Full info at Contemporist. via curated
The Scholl Residence expands on the ‘Case Study’ series of the 1950’s. The steep site possessed challenges with drainage, topography, a small footprint, restrictive easements and was required to address very limiting neighborhood design review standards. Contextually, the area was developed in the 1960’s and surrounding residents were quite resistant to the [...]
The clients for this Project are a couple with three young children, – a set of twins and a younger child, all under 10. Their main aim was to maximise outdoor space whilst not compromising living areas. It was therefore essential that there would be sufficient space for the children to play outdoors as [...]
Ikies Traditional Houses is a special type of hotel located in Santorini, Greece. The types of accommodation are divided into studios (one bedroome), maisonettes (loft bedroom) and suites each with own intriguing name. Ikies uses their surroundings by perching their apartments on the cliffs and expanding the space even further with private pations, Jacuzzis [...]
New bookcases from Saba Italia for 2010.
In my view, absolutely fantastic. Great movement, functional as well as sculptural. The bookcases are the cream of the current offerings, which also includes side tables, sofas, and a superb lounge chair. While not modular, the pieces offer some degree of customization to space, and even function [...]
Christine Macy, dean of architecture and planning at Dalhousie University, has written a marvelous piece for Design Observer about the history of dams in America. She pushes beyond just massive federal projects, discussing as well small private damns. The central theme is merger of invention and development and a brief historiography of key thought [...]