Lifestyle Design

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

 

Yunxi

This project is a fashionable restaurant. The owner hopes that the space can not only meet demands of daily restaurant, but also can be used as the place to hold parties. The designer regards water elements as space theme and regards light as key design elements. Through the interaction between light and materials with different luminosity and transparency, combined with space devices with water element themes, space hierarchy and sense of light and motion unique to water elements are created.

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Z Line House

Z Line House is one challenging project of private residential that is built through a long five years of design and construction. The geometry of the house is aimed to maximize the existing site's potential, a series of calculated geometric and sculpture like interventions on the facade exploits the tension between conflicting elements. The geometry is optimised in such a way to control the water flow from the rainfall condition in tropical area. The result is an optimised geometry for a specific site that was parametrically calculated to have an optimum performance.

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Cloud of Luster

The Cloud of luster is a wedding chapel located inside a wedding ceremony hall in Himeji city, Japan. The design tries to translate the modern wedding ceremony spirit into physical space. The chapel is all white, a cloud shape enveloped almost entirely in curved glass opening it to the surrounding garden and water basin. The columns are toped in hyperbolic capital like heads smoothly connecting them to the minimalistic ceiling. The chapel socle on the basin side is a hyperbolic curve allowing the whole structure to appear as if it is floating on the water and accentuate its lightness.

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Perception

This small warm wooden feel cafe located on the corner of crossroad within a quiet neighborhood. The centralized open-preparation zone makes a clean and extensive experience of barista's performance to visitors everywhere that bar seat or table seat in a cafe. The ceiling object called "Shading tree" starts from the backside of the preparation zone, and it covers the customer zone to makes the entire atmosphere of this cafe. It gives an unusual spatial effect to visitors and also become a medium for people who want to be lost in thought with flavorous coffee.

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Talento Unlimited

The design of Talento cabinet by Edoardo Colzani is a containing unit with a particular visual impact where crafstmanship and design come together in a wise balance of empty and full and an alternation of different depths and proportions. The new texture in liquid metal embellishes and emphasizes the two doors. The use of liquid metal on the door surfaces, enhances the visible and tactile textures animating the surface of the doors with three-dimensional effects. The opening of the doors reveals the interior part entirely lacquered in liquid metal and equipped with glass and lacquered.

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Plover

Plover is a collection of chairs specifically designed for workshop and seminar events where the chairs can either be used individually or collectively to aid brainstorming and co-creation. The design of Plover encourages the freedom of different sitting postures. The protruding “head” is at one time the extended end of the back support of the regular seated user; at the other time it becomes a small worktop for the user sitting in reverse. There are 3 models under the Plover series.

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