TEDxKoenigsallee Identity by KittoKatsu GmbH

TEDxKoenigsallee Identity by KittoKatsu GmbH TEDxKoenigsallee Identity by KittoKatsu GmbH

AoiroStudio
Oct 21, 2018

Duesseldorf is a beautiful city in western Germany, we are taking a look at the first official TEDx event brand identity entitled: TEDxKoenigsallee. Designed by a local brand strategy & design agency, KittoKatsu GmbH has been making an incredible work. I particularly love the different types what we say “icons” based on the theme of “The Future of…”. I also like the choice of repetitive colors used, it’s somehow reminding me of Figma but still very elegant. Check it out! Continue reading

Concrete shell wraps Luciano Kruk’s Rodríguez House in Argentina

Argentinian architect Luciano Kruk has designed a linear concrete house on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, with a slatted wood entrance and a large swimming pool in its expansive garden.

Based in the capital, Kruk used board-marked concrete to form the shell of the 1,711-square-foot (159-square-metre) Rodríguez House.

Rodriguez House by Luciano Kruk

The single-storey residence, rectangular in plan and section, is located on a spacious property in a gated community called La Esperanza.

“Its streets, made out of compact calcrete and crushed stone, and are configured in accordance with the area’s longstanding woods,” said the architect’s description. Continue reading

Norm Architects merges Danish and Japanese influences at Sticks n Sushi restaurant in London

Diners move from dark and cosy spaces to light spaces as they climb through the levels of this London sushi restaurant by Danish studio Norm Architects.

Located on London’s King’s Road in Chelsea, Sticks n Sushi seats 220 guests over three floors making it the largest restaurant that Copenhagen-based firm Norm Architects has designed to date.

Sticks n Sushi by Norm Architects

The architects wanted the interior to reflect the luxury of the local area, while also referencing Japanese design through the use of natural materials and finely crafted details. Continue reading

winning wildlife photographers of the year uncover our extraordinary existence on earth

organized by the natural history museum, london, the competition chooses winning images based on their artistic composition, technical innovation and truthful interpretation of the natural world.

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Iridescent free weights double as geometric sculptures

Designers Candice Blanc and Ulysse Martel have created a collection of iridescent exercise weights that can also be displayed as sculptures in the home. 

Olympia by Candice Blanc and Ulysse Martel 

Called Olympia, the minimalist pieces are coloured in an iridescent lacquer. When not in use, the weights can be joined with one another, or stacked, to form vertical, geometric sculptures.

The project, which has been shortlisted for a Dezeen award in leisure design, features a trio of free weights, a pair of push-up bars and a two-hand dumbbell. Continue reading