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Paper cuts by Eiko Ojala, a renowned illustrator and graphic... crss

Where Does Your Money Go When You Die?

Where Does Your Money Go When You Die?

Facts About Freddie Mercury (11 pics)

Parametrium of Contrasts by Geometrix Design

Geometrix Design have completed a black and white bedroom featuring a wavy wall. Project description In this project, we applied the principle of parametric architecture again; however, this time the design was more complex and elaborated: there is no space between panels (the viewers won’t care about dust), that’s why the wall looks like a complex monolithic element with intricate curves, some features serve as shelves, and some of them are decorative only. This makes the room look ultramodern, the composition being somewhat compensated by making the bed corner in a light art deco style: a leather quilted bed with a ceiling-high head, soft and warm lighting – all this makes the room cozy and allows admiring the architectonic design ‘from the outside’. Because the architectonic wall is in focus, we decided to use a restrained combination of graphite grey and white. The soft cloth of the curtains and bedcover supports the balance of materials. At ent

Weaving a Home : A Concept Tent for Refugees

Weaving a Home is a unique structural fabric that functions as tent shelters. This project is based on history where human has developed in alternating waves of migration and settlement. People move from one point to another, across the earth led by the discovery of new territories or by the creation of new communities to form towns, cities, and nations. It is both exploration and settlement, changes between movement and stillness, these are fundamental essence of what it means to be human. Due to global wars and natural disasters, we have seen the displacement of millions of people across continents. They are refugees who seek shelter from disaster in their countries, settle in unknown lands in the middle of nowhere, starting with nothing but tent to call home. This project “Weaving a Home” brings back the traditional architectural concept of tent shelters, it creates a technical, structural fabric that expands to enclose users and contracts for mobility, it provides safety and comf