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    Classic Paintings with a Modern Twist // ‘Art x Smart’ Series by Kim Dong-Kyu.

    31st July

    In his recent project ‘Art x Smart’, Korean illustrator Kim Dong-Kyu combines famous historical paintings with images of 21st century technology. I call it a fusion of the modern day with classical moments from art and history, resulting in one massive head f… I mean head spin. And I like it. The works are also a piercing comment on the way smartphones have dramatically changed today’s social interaction.

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    Video // ‘Folded Light, Folded Shadow’ by Yuko Nishimura.

    30th July

    Yuko Nishimura is a Japanese artist who specialises in abstract, large-scale paper sculptures that create shifting visual effects with patterns & folds.

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    JOINT Cafe & Workspace by 56thStudio // Bangkok, Thailand.

    30th July

    Next time I hear someone whinge about how hard it is to design a good-looking workspace on a budget, I’ll personally bitch-slap them across the face, tell them to stop talking shit and instantly point them towards this post. This is a promise. People, can we all please agree right now that workspaces don’t need to be ugly, predictable, corporate or boring as bat-shit? I hope we can stop producing boring or try-hard office interiors from now on. Can we please do that? Ok, that probably won’t happen any time soon, but in the meantime let’s take a look at this little gem – Joint Café & Workspace in Bangkok, Thailand designed by a local design practice 56thStudio.

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    Sculptural Geometric Lighting by Bec Brittain.

    29th July

    Bec Brittain is a Brooklyn-based lighting designer who draws upon a varied professional and educational background of architecture, philosophy, and product design. Brittain studied industrial design at Parsons, earned a BA in philosophy from New York University, followed by an architecture degree from The Architectural Association in London. Her work experience is as varied as her education. Brittain was a Lead Designer at an architecture firm, later shifting focus to design luxury door hardware. She is currently Design Director at Lindsey Adelman Studio while also building her own practice in product design.

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    Refurbished Holiday Apartment by Colombo and Serboli Architecture // Barcelona.

    28th July

    Colombo and Serboli Architecture have transformed a neglected and previously poorly planned interior into an attractive holiday home. The apartment is located on the sixth floor of an art nouveau building in Barcelona, Spain. The space had to be completely replanned and all existing partition were demolished. Faced with a tight budget, clever solutions were required to create an attractive, contemporary holiday atmosphere.

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    Hamra House by Studio DinellJohansson // Sweden.

    25th July

    This beautifully simple, compact summer house in Hamra, Sweden was designed by architecture studio DinellJohansson. The client initially asked for an existing barn to be converted into a summer house. Instead, DinellJohansson designed them a barn-like home. Don’t you love it when architects don’t just listen to their client’s brief, but rather go on to create something even better. I love that shit! The house is a simple rectangular structure with single open space, focusing on sustainability and minimisation of waste. Unique furniture and joinery assembled from remaining or reused building material and clever use of space make this house one of a kind.

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    Classic Paintings with a Modern Twist // ‘Art x Smart’ Series by Kim Dong-Kyu.

    In his recent project ‘Art x Smart’, Korean illustrator Kim Dong-Kyu combines famous historical paintings with images of 21st century technology. I call it...
    Video // ‘Folded Light, Folded Shadow’ by Yuko Nishimura.

    Yuko Nishimura is a Japanese artist who specialises in abstract, large-scale paper sculptures that create shifting visual effects with patterns & folds.
    JOINT Cafe & Workspace by 56thStudio // Bangkok, Thailand.

    Next time I hear someone whinge about how hard it is to design a good-looking workspace on a budget, I'll personally bitch-slap them across...