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Leaving the paint peeled off the walls, but finishing it off with special resin to keep it intact, keeping the engravings, the scores and scratches are all elements of this rather casually untouched interior design approach. The tone was set by the existing interior shell of the former garage, the poured concrete walls and ceiling.
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Tahari Courtyards by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates (2003)

 

 

via Landezine
 
Every company should have a courtyard like this for employees. Oh well… only in our dreams.

Fashion designer Elie Tahari hired MVVA to add a soothing landscape to a windowless suburban “box” he was renovating to relocate 300 warehouse and accounting staff. Mr. Tahari’s work spaces in New York City are renowned for their sensuous materials and unusual uses of landscape; he sought to recreate that feel in an otherwise hostile suburban building.
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El Garzón: Languid Vacation

Photo © Gemma Ingalls
 

Francis Mallmann’s Uruguayan Hotel is a Calm Culinary Paradise

Chef Francis Mallmann’s move to Uruguay’s rustic Garzón has transformed the one-time ghost town into a jetset hideaway. In 2004, the acclaimed Latin American culinary talent eschewed the glitz of his 1884 and Los Negros establishments (located in Mendoza and José Ignacio, respectively) to open El Garzón, a boutique hotel and epicurean restaurant.
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GOLLY ± BOSSY

GOLLY ± BOSSY DESIGN HOSTEL, Split, Croatia
 
 
クロアチアのスプリトは、アドリア海を臨むダルマチア最大の都市。そこに昨年オープンしたのがこの GOLLY ± BOSSY という、おしゃれな宿屋。もともとデパートだった建物を三ヶ月でホステルに改装してしまったそうだ。

GollyBossy is a boutique hostel in the centre of Split, Croatia.
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Wine’s Great Walls

Hotel Viura, Rioja, Spain
 

…how wine producers are using architecture to seduce consumers

Although the Phoenicians first bled wine from the river Ebro’s environs, Rioja’s image only recently got a makeover. Motivated by worship of wine, inspired by the edificial dynamism of crowded Napa and showcasing Spain’s purveyors of new wave gastronomy in their chic restaurants, the region’s enlightened bodegas, shimmering sharply and curvaceously in concrete, glass and steel, represent an affluent confidence.
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The Sensory World of Shinya Kimura


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木村信也氏(チャボ エンジニアリング代表)の動画とストーリが Yatzer™ に — ええこと言うてはる。

V.O.W N°4 // Enjoy a ride with Shinya Kimura

The qualities of a great craftsman begin way beyond their first interaction with the tool. In many instances, the education begins with vision. Growing up around the smell of oil and steel, Shinya Kimura has always been fascinated by motorcycles.
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Studio Nucleo

via lanciatrendvisions.com
 

Interview with Piergiorgio Robino (Studio Nucleo)

Nucleo is a joint project developed by three artists under the direction of Piergiorgio Robino. Founded in Turin in 1997, Nucleo works collaboratively on interdisciplinary projects that bring together contemporary art, design and architecture. “Today,” says Robino, “Nucleo’s goal is to create projects that may be entirely devised and managed in our studio. We are art designers who ask themselves questions, in other words: we are ‘problematic artisans’.”
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