Once again the first week of the month rolls around so from us here at Yellowtrace HQ we bring you the Yellowtrace Spotlight! What’s happening in the world of design this month you ask? In our July edition you can read about a selection of the best submissions we have received in the past month, we’re talking – exhibitions, restaurants, products, art projects, office and shop interiors, etc.
Restaurant Story is Helsinki’s newest, easy-going meeting place. The café/ restaurant opened just 2 weeks ago, housed within The Old Market Hall on the city’s waterfront. This spectacular high-ceiling heritage space was once used for loading horse carriages.
Look out because you’re in for a real treat in this jam packed March edition of Yellowtrace Spotlight, presenting exciting submission, projects as well as some amazing new local products we must bring to your attention. In this month’s design news you can read about Bolon’s new ‘Silence’ flooring collection; Tuki handmade furniture collection by Tide Design; Oblica’s hot new catalogue; Barcelona concept store by Jaime Beriestain; WorldWeave’s latest rug collection; Bull & Bear Sydney Bar & Restaurant by Edge Design; Wire Collection by new Danish brand O&D; Country Road’s new HOME Autumn/ Winter 2014 range; The Art of Dinosaur Designs at Karen Woodbury Gallery; and BAUX modular sound absorbent tiles by Form Us With Love.
Hello possums! Welcome to the February 2014 edition of Yellowtrace Spotlight – the first one for the year. Boom! In this month’s news you can read about Dion Lee’s first stand alone concept store in Sydney by Akin Creative, Neometro’s Heritage Redevelopment in Fitzroy (VIC), Art Wall by Paul Smith for Maharam Digital Projects, new furniture by young designers STUDIOLAV and XYZ Integrated Architecture, The Edge Design Competition and Comic Book Launch by Matt Huynh.
The latest project by our friends from UDA Architetti sits on the mezzanine level of a building overlooking Turin’s Piazza San Carlo, the symbol of the city.This 150sqm three bedroom apartment is crafted with rigour and close attention to detail. Each element – the shape and size of surfaces, the furniture, objects and fittings, tells a story that goes beyond their initial appearance.
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…