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...
PC Garden House in Japan by Kengo Kuma | Yellowtrace

PC Garden House in Japan by Kengo Kuma.

Who feels like a cool drink of water? I felt like I’d had one after looking at Mitsumasa Fujitsuka’s photos of this beautiful Kengo Kuma house. It’s a littler, newer, Katsura. Spare Japanese perfection, just...
House Komazawa Park by miCo | Yellowtrace

House Komazawa Park by miCo // Japan.

Judging from the outside, House Komazawa Park is one of those places you simply wouldn't see coming. The project is an extension of a thirty year old dwelling, nestled in a densely populated district where wooden...