Kvistad Redesigns Bakken & Bæck’s Amsterdam Office | Yellowtrace

Kvistad Redesigns Bakken & Bæck’s Amsterdam Office.

Designed by Norwegian studio Kvistad, the Amsterdam outpost for Bakken & Bæck is reminiscent of a ‘yellow submarine’ – a long and narrow space that sits below ground level by the docks of Houthaven. The main room of Bakken &...
Return of Glass Block Architecture Trend, Curated by Yellowtrace.

Bricks Decoded: The Return of Glass Blocks.

Go on. Admit it. The thought of glass blocks probably makes you shudder. Unless you fall into the 5%* category of new generation designers who have already embraced the potential of this highly misunderstood and marginalised building...
Sony Music Entertainment Amsterdam HQ by Space Encounters | Yellowtrace

Sony Music Entertainment Amsterdam HQ by Space Encounters.

Of course Sony Music’s Amsterdam HQ needs a vinyl boardroom table that doubles a DJ booth, and a stairway that is also a bar. It’s work made a bit more entertaining, and I for one, would not mind that meeting being added to my diary....
Bricks Decoded: Curved Brick Buildings, Curated by Yellowtrace.

Bricks Decoded: Curved Brick Buildings.

Curves. And bricks. These are two concepts we don’t usually associate with each other, at least not straight away, right? Since I personally love nothing more than challenging that which we’ve all come to expect, I thought it...
Stories On Design: Green Architecture Curated by Yellowtrace

Stories On Design // Green Architecture.

What comes to mind when you think of ‘green architecture’? The notion may conjure images of vertical gardens, vegetated roofs or trees in interiors, but the concept is much more than meets the eye. Green architecture, or green...
Stories On Design: Hospitality + Event Pop-ups curated by Yellowtrace

Stories On Design // Hospitality & Event Pop-Ups.

Gone are the days when Event Pop-Ups were simply clever PR stunts or an excuse for mediocre premises that have been knocked up by someone’s handy uncle who can cunningly transform Bunning’s chipboard into bench seats. Add a coupla...