Design archive for 2012-12-11

The Naka Phuket, Thailand

(7 years ago)
December 3rd, 2012 – Hidden in an ancient valley on the western edge of Phuket, The Naka is Duangrit Bunnag’s most daring hotel to date. Not only because the Bangkok-based architect, Duangrit Bunnag, set out to redefine the idea of an indulgent island escape, but also because he single-mindedly followed a dream: one that would allow [...]

AVEAMEN - Design For The Spirit by Labìt Architetti

(7 years ago)
25 designers reinterpret the sacred object, the rosary in XXI century "between symbolism and experimentation" in an exhibition curated by Labìt Architects.

The 2012 Liberation of Books From Shelves Everywhere

(7 years ago)
December 11th, 2012 – German graphic-designer-turned-product-designer Christoffer Martens has simplified and re-worked everything we know about bookends. The clever designer decided to liberate books from bookshelves everywhere as his new raw oak and elastic combo, Book Binder, allows any collection of books to become freestanding. The kit consists of two end pieces of lacquered wood [...]