Austrian design studio Penda is working on a design for a small house in the countryside of Germany that connects living and working in a harmonious way. As the plot is so small, Penda is transforming the roof of the building into an ascending garden to secure a path to food-independency for the owners.
The wonderful spa in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina – designed by Simone Micheli and engineered by Aquaspecial – is shaped as a surreal and fascinating place, able to receive and project humans into another world, suspended among space and time and out of traditional visions of reality.
Michaelis Boyd Associates (MB), the London-based architecture and design practice, has completed work on Sandibe, a new sustainable safari lodge in the Okavango Delta in northwest Botswana.
The integration of smart home technology is fast becoming the norm for households up and down the country. It’s now more important than ever for design professionals to understand smart home technology and the latest audio-visual developments to provide the service that is now fully expected by the client.
Overlays and visual effects come together as a geometric puzzle in the latest GAN kilim collection, created by the Swedish design team Front.
Open spaces, large glass surfaces and demure forms, expressed by a minimal amount of colours, accessories or ornaments, have ruled for the past few years. The industrial look shows no signs of slowing down among designers.
Ash Bansal, Senior Designer and Project Manager at DV Architects – which carries out commercial design projects across the UK – comments on what trends he predicts will be popular in 2018.