Outdoor Rooms, Curated by Yellowtrace

Stories on Design // Outdoor Rooms.

In case you thought today's post is about "styling" your Verandas and Backyard Pergolas with a bit of lattice action, I'm afraid you're in for a huge dose of disappointment. Sorry / not sorry. If you're, however, in the...
Minna no ie by Mamm Design | Yellowtrace

Gallery Post // Minna no ie by Mamm Design.

Project name: Minna no ie Architects: Mamm Design Location: Tokyo, Japan Year completed: 2010 Photographer: Daici Ano This two-and-a-half storey dwelling is situated on a 4.5m wide by 12m long plot,...
Fins & Folded Facades, Curated by Yellowtrace.

So Hot Right Now // Fins & Folded Facades.

Before we begin, I feel like I need to put a massive disclaimer on today's post since I'm quite aware that, as an interior designer and a qualified "cushion fluffer", I know Sweet FA about façades. However, in my...
So Hot Right Now // House in a House, curated by Yellowtrace

So Hot Right Now // A House In A House.

G'day everyone and welcome back to our regular Stories on Design column where we curate and present some of the current design trends memes uncovered during our relentless daily design research. Today I'd like to talk...
Kolmio+LIM by Yusuke Seki | Yellowtrace

Kolmio+LIM Beauty Salon by Yusuke Seki // Osaka, Japan.

The zigzag triangular wall of the Kolmio+LIM beauty salon is made from white-painted timber that looks as though its been crimped. Seki points out that the design refracts sun streaming in through the back windows in much the same way...
Case by Jun Igarashi Architects Japan | Yellowtrace

Case by Jun Igarashi Architects // Sapporo, Japan.

With it's multiple platforms set over three levels, twisting staircases and timber ladders, Case by Jun Igarashi Architects is reminiscent of an indoor tree-house. The sense of play and adventure created...
Totally Terrific Triangles in Architecure & Interiors, Curated by Yellowtrace

Totally Terrific Triangles in Architecture & Interiors.

I have a serious weakness for pure forms and simple geometry. What? You knew that already? I know, I'm becoming super predictable. Having said that, as much as I cannot get passed squares, rectangles, circles and hexagons (my...