Sunday, December 27, 2009
Sunday, December 20, 2009
These 1/100 scale architectural paper models were created by the leading architect, Naoki TERADA. He initially made these sets as support tools to reduce his staffs' work. However, they'd become so popular among no architecture related people and now on sale
Godiva Chocoiste in Harajuku
Wonderwall designed this new concept flagship store adding a breath of fresh air to the more traditional image of Chocolatier Godiva. The shop features humorous design details such as the “melting chocolate” ceiling combined with the primarily classical interior design. for more
Jean-Charles de Castelbajac’s work across the pond where he lit up the Parisian night. Jean-Charles de Castelbajac was bestowed the duties of spicing up the second oldest department store in Paris, the Bazaar de l’Hotel de Ville (aka the BHV). Bright neon lights were added onto the exterior of the store while the opening performance featured Beth Ditto of the group Gossip. His work on the BHV and Publicis Drugstore (pictured below) is much like signature designs on his fashion pieces – loud bright and energetic.
Saturday, December 19, 2009
TBWA/ Hakuhodo, a global advertising company in Tokyo, has a really amazing and spacious setting to work in. Wouldn't it be fun to peruse books and gather inspiration while at work on that grassy knoll? Yes, please. Read more about it here.
Swedish artist Michael Johansson has made a life-size dinghy "model kit" from a real boat and related equipment, called TOYS'R'US. Boat and related equipment are joined together in a welded metal frame, and painted a uniform gray to resemble the surface of a model kit. "The real boat is transformed into a model of itself, and its original purpose has given way to something else. "