Béres Architects reveals old stone walls in Hungarian guesthouse renovation

Béres Architects made the original stone walls the stand-out feature when renovating this apartment inside a 400-year-old building in the medieval old town of Kőszeg in Hungary.

Nickzy Apartment by Béres Architects

Béres Architects was commissioned to restore the centuries-old guesthouse by its owner, Attila Hideg. The Hungarian studio had previously worked for Hideg to create a woodland retreat in a former quarry on the outskirts of the same town.

Originally, the Nickzy Apartment house was built on top of the outer wall of the fortifications protecting the castle, some time after Turkish forces attacked Kőszeg in 1532. Part of the structure is still visible on the building’s exterior. Continue reading

Digital Natives Mural by Ben Johnston

Digital Natives Mural by Ben Johnston Digital Natives Mural by Ben Johnston

AoiroStudio
Apr 17, 2018

We would love to share some of the recent work from our good friend Ben Johnston who is a designer & letterer from Toronto, Ontario. It’s always an inspiration to see what Ben is working on and quite impressive as well. We are taking a look at this mural for Digital Natives, what is so cool about this piece is the text effect expressed which is some kind of a distortion that for us would be quite a good jam on Photoshop. But imagine on a mural? The result is just stunning, props to Ben! Continue reading

Installations and artworks headlining Coachella 2018

While music acts like Beyoncé entertain throngs at this year’s Coachella festival, visitors are also treated to large-scale sculptures and installations across the California desert site. Here are some of our favourites from the event this month.

Photograph by Roberto Conte

Etherea by Edoardo Tresold

Wire mesh forms the blurred outline of three cathedral-like pavilions in this installation by Italian artist Edoardo Tresold.

Ranging in height from 36 to 72 feet (10.9 to 21.9 metres), each has a collonade with arched openings at the base and domed roof, which draw on the decorative features found neoclassical and baroque architecture styles. Continue reading