Props & still life styling literally comes to life in this interesting video titled “Vida Liquida” directed and produced by Las Coleccionistas.
I’ve always had a genuine fascination with the concept of turning trash into treasure, so today’s post really hits the spot for me. San Francisco based photographer Laurie Frankel teamed up with Diane Gatterdam to create a fascinating series of still life images titled ‘Recycled Beauty’. The final result is nothing short of spectacular, capturing the mood resembling the paintings by Dutch masters.
Smack bang in the middle of Sydney CBD, Pablo & Rusty’s by Giant Design is the cranked up version of Saxon Wright’s Lane Cove café. The flagship store is consistent in tone – it’s warm and industrial, and has the same sustainable and ethical ethos. The difference is in the stature – this roastery is grand.
Adriano Zumbo’s first Melbourne patisserie needed to be something that stood out from the pack – and that’s where Elenberg Fraser came in. Taken on as their second annual ‘Graduate School’ program, a team of junior architects and designers were given free reign on the front of house fitout for the patisserie wunderkind. The brief was simple – stay true to the Zumbo brand and use a bit of pink.
Weiss—heiten have designed the first signature store in Germany for Australian skin care brand, Aesop. The store recently opened on Alte Schönhauser Street in Berlin, Mitte. Reflecting Aesop‘s approach to build unique site-specific stores that reflect local qualities, Weiss—heiten explored the unique character of Berlin, it’s tension between the contrast of old and new, roughness and beauty, urban and nature. Inspired by Gerhard Richter’s colour studies and monochromatic canvases and by the city’s industrial history and everyday charm, the interior assumes a palette of leaf-green and a quietly clinical aesthetic…
Aust & Amelung is a young German design studio formed by two product designers – Miriam Aust and Sebastian Amelung. The pair creates and develops lighting, furniture and interiors in their Kassel studio. Human desire for individuality is a reoccurring theme in their work. Their products reflect on this idea resulting in the reuse of existing objects, or encouraging the user to take an active role in manipulating the production process of the product. Think bookshelves constructed around an existing old book, or furniture that includes plants turning the user into a gardener and designer. In their project Like Paper, they take an active role in the production process making every object unique while maintaining the character of a series…