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Contemporist 2015-01-30 17:11:11
UKTV worked together with architecture firm PENSON to create their new headquarters in London. Architect: PENSON


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Contemporist 2015-01-30 15:41:30
Designers Wingård/Wingård have created the City Sunday and Little Saturday, magazine racks that can be placed together to resemble a cityscape. Both magazine racks are manufactured in Sweden by Minus tio. From Minus tio The magazine racks, City Sunday and Little Saturday, are inspired by real and utopian city structures. They were created to store and display magazines in an appealing way at home, …


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Contemporist 2015-01-30 03:37:01
Architect Yong Ju Lee has recently completed DISPERSION, an installation that reminds visitors of a time when the railway used to pass by. The installation is located in Suwon, South Korea. Description from Yong Ju Lee Su-in Line was opened in 1937 in South Korea. Its narrow-gauge railway was shut down in 1995 and the younger generation barely know about it. However, older …


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Contemporist 2015-01-29 20:18:50
When Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan designed this home in São Paulo, a sculptural screen wall designed by the famous Erwin Hauer was included on the top floor. The result is a white volume that allows some light to pass through, creating patterns wherever it falls. Photography by Nelson Kon


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Contemporist 2015-01-29 19:17:08
KZ Architecture have designed Ballantrae Court, a home in a golf community in South Florida. From the architects The project involved a large program that would yield a home on a limited and restricted site. The design strategy involved deconstructing the volume into pavilions that could generate a dialogue between built form and landscape and create intimate connections between the golf course and …


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Contemporist 2015-01-29 13:02:08
Hammer Architects have designed the North Pamet Ridge House, that is surrounded by woodland in Truro, Massachusetts. From the architects This two story, four-bedroom residence is sited along a high ridge surrounded by dense woodland. The client desired a home, which would function as a weekend retreat, accommodate single floor living and provide abundant natural light. The design evolved to become an upside-down house …


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Contemporist 2015-01-29 06:55:24
Ukrainian designer Dmitry Kozinenko has created a series of metal shelving pieces named “In The Fog”. Design: Dmitry Kozinenko


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Contemporist 2015-01-28 21:52:25
Artists Craig & Karl have created a nearly 14,000 square foot installation made from 13 tonnes of candy pieces as part of the ‘Sweet as One’ exhibition in Chengdu, China. About the project Encompassing 13 tonnes of candy pieces and nearly 14,000-square-feet Craig & Karl’s installation for the ‘Sweet as One’ exhibition in Chengdu aims to celebrate the Chinese New Year in a …


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Contemporist 2015-01-28 21:21:49
When Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects designed the remodel of this house in Piedmont, California, they included a bathtub in the master bathroom that looks like a large bowl embedded into the floor. Design by Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects Photography by Tim Griffith


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Contemporist 2015-01-28 18:49:58
TAKD Design have created The Companion, a small bottle opener that is made from brass and wood. From the designer The Companion is newest every day carry from TAKD Design. This opener was created to live in your pocket and not on your keychain. Turn social hour into a ceremony with this precision utensil. Made in Detroit, MI, the machined brass is hand finished, threaded, …


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Contemporist 2015-01-28 14:19:07
Mcleod Bovell have designed the Groveland House, a single family home located in Vancouver, Canada. From the designers A gentle three-story sloping site offers significant connections to grade on all levels of the house: a putting green on the upper floor, pool and entertainment on the middle level and more intimate views to natural bedrock at the lower level. A wide footprint and generous …


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Contemporist 2015-01-28 02:28:21
The residents of this house in Germany, designed by Roger Christ, can use one of the flat white exterior walls on the top floor, as a screen to project movies on to. Architecture by Roger Christ Photography by Thomas Herrmann


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Contemporist 2015-01-27 21:42:20
When the Austrian architecture firm AllesWirdGut, redesigned the grounds of a former steel mill in Luxembourg into a city square, they included this concrete tunnel of seating that is lined with wood. Design by AllesWirdGut Photography by Roger Wagner


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Contemporist 2015-01-27 20:05:02
With the 2014 World Design Capital coming to a close, SAOTA Architects, Antoni Associates and OKHA Interiors and Design weren’t ready to say goodbye just yet, so they wrapped their building in bold yellow graphics, including an overlaid map of Cape Town, South Africa and the saying “Under This African Sun”. From SAOTA 109 Hatfield Street is situated in Gardens near the vibrant …


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Contemporist 2015-01-27 14:19:24
Architect John Berg has transformed a former mechanics garage into a multi-functional event/performance space, bar and retail store in Brooklyn, NY, for creative collective Kinfolk Studios. From the architect The project is located in the Wythe Avenue corridor in Williamsburg Brooklyn, a slowly gentrifying neighborhood composed of mostly low rise industrial buildings which support local manufacturing. The corridor is also home to Kinfolk …


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Contemporist 2015-01-26 23:02:12
Architect Luciano Kruk has designed Casa MR, a holiday home located on the Buenos Aires coastline in Costa Esmeralda, Argentina. Architects: Luciano Kruk Collaborators: Arch Belén Ferrand, Ekaterina Künzel, Federico Eichenberg, Pablo Magdalena,  Andrés Conde Blanco Photography by Daniela Mac Adden


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Contemporist 2015-01-26 20:11:48
Following yesterday’s post about an apartment that has a bed attached to a bathtub, we thought we would show another bedroom/bathroom combination. Located inside an apartment in Kiev, Ukraine, designed by 2B Group, this one is slightly less unusual than the other one, since the bed isn’t attached to the bathtub, but it’s still not incredibly common to see the two …


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Contemporist 2015-01-26 17:14:18
When ID:SR designed the BBC North office in Salford, England, they included an increasingly popular office interior element, semi-private booths. These meeting pods effectively make use of the dead spaces often found at the edges of the office floor, as well as providing spaces for intimate collaboration opportunities among co-workers. Photography by Will Pryce and Gareth Gardner .


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Contemporist 2015-01-26 14:54:48
Canadian architectural firm AGATHOM have completed the renovation of a home in Peterborough, Ontario. From the architects Reflections in Peterborough Over the years, the owners of this bungalow in Peterborough had added two wings and cultivated a landscaped pond in the back accessed by a generous deck. Yet the 2,500-square-foot home was mostly closed off to this impressive little ecosystem, populated with frogs and …


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Contemporist 2015-01-26 12:36:46
Masquespacio have designed the interiors and branding for the Nozomi Sushi Bar in Valencia, Spain. From the designers Briefing: Design the brand and interior for Nozomi Sushi Bar, a restaurant specialized in traditional sushi. Solution: The project in which Masquespacio began to work in January 2014 starts with a previous study of Japanese culture and the origin of sushi. A study in which was …


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