Spacon & X brings order to Space10’s head office with adaptable partitions

Space10 office redesign Spacon & X

IKEA‘s innovation lab Space10 has traded in the “chaotic” open-plan design of its head office in Copenhagen for a more flexible workspace divided with mobile partitions, by local studio Spacon & X.

Located in Copenhagen’s meatpacking district, the former fish factory became Space10‘s three-storey office building three years ago, when the company stripped down its interiors to form an open-plan layout.

Space10 office redesign Spacon & X
Space10 replaced its open-plan office design with a series of semi-open “cubes” on the first floor

However after soon finding that the open-plan didn’t suit its workers, Space10 enlisted the help of Danish design studio Spacon & X to create a “new typology” of office design. Continue reading

Illustration for Adobe Animate CC Splash Screen

Illustration for Adobe Animate CC Splash Screen Adobe Animate CC Splash Screen Illustration

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For some reason I missed this but Plasticbionicshared an amazing illustration created for the Adobe Animate CC splash screen. In addition to that they shared a set of artworks that look like they are part of the exploration for that final work. Visually speaking, in my humble opinion, the work is top notch, especially the color palette and the subtle 3D effect.

Plasticbionic is a contemporary design studio established by Julien Brisson, a french creative designer focused on art direction. We like to play with colors, forms and typefaces to test and to experiment new paths between art and design. We believe in delivering timeless work for clients far and wide, big and small. Continue reading

Peter Pichler designs Tree House hotel rooms for forest in the Italian Dolomites

Tree houses by Peter Pichler

Sharply pointed roofs and blackened wood cladding characterise these treehouses that Peter Pichler Architecture has designed for a mountain forest in the Dolomites of northern Italy.

The Milan-based studio, led by architects Peter Pichler and Silvana Ordinas, designed the Tree House structures to serve as hotel rooms, offering tourists the opportunity to connect with nature.

“The project is conceived as a ‘slow down’ form of tourism, where nature and the integration of architecture within it plays the primary role,” said the studio. Continue reading

Philippe Starck and Odile Decq join lineup of judges for Dezeen Awards 2019

Dezeen Awards 2019 judges Philippe Starck, Odile Decq, Alison Brooks and Lyndon Neri

French designer Philippe Starck will be joined by architects Odile Decq, Lyndon Neri and Alison Brooks as Dezeen Awards 2019 judges.

Dezeen Awards 2019 is open for entries until 30 May. Discounted entry fees are available until 29 March.

The awards programme, now in its second year, celebrates the world’s best architecture, interiors and design. Dezeen Awards also recognises individual designers and studios producing the most outstanding work.

Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge David Rockwell
Rockwell Group founder and president David Rockwell will be among judges for Dezeen Awards 2019

Chinese architect Neri, co-founder of Shanghai studio Neri&Hu, will be judging alongside Paris-based Decq and London-based Brooks. Continue reading