Design Milk’s Guide to the London Design Festival 2017

The London Design Festival is here and we know how much there is to see and do—it can be overwhelming! And, often times, you’ve only got a few days to squeeze in as much as possible. That’s why we created a handy London Design Festival guide with a visual map showcasing our top picks, hand-selected by our Editor on the ground at LDF, Katie Treggiden. DOWNLOAD THE PRINTABLE GUIDE HERE If you’re in London, you can pick up a physical printed guide at just about all the main shows and events around town, specifically designjunction, Design Museum, Lauren, Milliken, OXO Tower, around the Brompton Design District and other districts as well. Definitely grab one before you hit the pavement OR download one and… Read More

A’ Design Awards & Competition 2018 – Call for Submissions

The following post is brought to you by A’ Design Award and Competition. Our partners are hand-picked by the Design Milk team because they represent the best in design. Submission deadline for the next A’ Design Award & Competition nominations is approaching. Maybe you’ve seen some posts about it on Design Milk previously, but if not, A’ Design Award & Competition is the world’s leading design award, reaching designers and brands in over 180 countries in 40 languages. If you’re a designer, it’s one of the global competitions that is a must-enter, especially if you’re looking to boost your visibility or marketability. Gala The nominations for the A’ Design Award & Competition are peer-reviewed and anonymously voted on by an esteemed … Read More

herzog & de meuron configures zurich children’s hospital to offer a holistic patient experience

the layout of the facility follows an urban grid where departments correspond to ‘neighborhoods’ and each floor has its own main street. The post herzog & de meuron configures zurich children’s hospital to offer a holistic patient experience appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. Read More

förstberg ling designs a lighthouse-modeled church for a competition entry in finland

förstberg ling’s proposal would replace the former, burnt down, church and the design consists of three main parts — the steeple, the basilica and the parish hall. The post förstberg ling designs a lighthouse-modeled church for a competition entry in finland appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. Read More

Marine Residence: Modern, Southern California Living with an Outdoor Connection

Located in Santa Monica, the contemporary Marine Residence was designed by Legaspi Courts Design with a focus on indoor/outdoor, Southern California living. The goal was to create a clean, organic, and modern feel throughout with natural stones, warm woods, black and brushed nickel elements, and a connection to the outdoors. A neutral palette of soft tones and textures fill the interior. Gray oak floors and cozy geometric wool carpets anchor the spaces with a curated mix of contemporary furnishings. The dining room features a solid white oak table with contrasting oxidized metal and brass chairs. In the family room, a large, gray sectional sofa is paired with two brass metal lounge chairs and an oversized walnut floor lamp that cantilevers out into the middle of the… Read More

Amsterdam Apartment by i29 interior architects

Amsterdam Apartment is a minimalist home located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, designed by i29 interior architects. The loft was a former rental apartment that was transformed into a fresh and spacious loft. The focus was to increase the amount of natural light entering the space while simultaneously creating a spatial experience. The designers formed a consistent material scheme by combining large oak wall panels, white plastered walls, light grey synthetic floors, and dark blue furniture to accent. In order to maximize space, the designers integrated a custom-built cabinet that would serve to organize the living, kitchen, and dining spaces. In addition, the cabinets serve several functional purposes including storage space, television cabinet, and a custom designed kitchen setup. The space is divided via a large contrasting… Read More

Two Apartments Combined into a Luxurious Family Home in Mumbai

Designed by Gaurav Kharkar & Associates, Nigram’s Residence is a project located in Goregaon, a suburb in Mumbai, India, which consisted of two empty, three bedroom apartments being joined together. Combined, the new family home spans 2,500 square feet with a large living room that includes a formal and informal seating areas, a kitchen, dining room, bar, study, and four bedrooms. Besides merging the apartments, the firm also designed the luxurious interior. The clients requested a clean, modern interior but left all the details up to the designers. They chose a grey, white, and brown color palette throughout the house, and added a bright color in each of the rooms to make them pop. A paneled wood and white detail wraps up and onto the ceiling near… Read More

foraster’s colorful rehabilitation swaps the standard cement aspects of a school in bilbao

another peculiarity of foraster arquitectos’ rehabilitation is its roof, which can be walked and serves as a platform to see football matches from above. The post foraster’s colorful rehabilitation swaps the standard cement aspects of a school in bilbao appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. Read More

Introducing Futteralhaus: 205-Square-Feet of Flexible, Mobile and Sustainable Living

Maxim Kurennoy’s Futteralhäuser (“case houses”) offer people the possibility of flexible, movable and sustainable living: After building his first prototype, Kurennoy asked architect Nataliya Sukhova to design a minimalist house that could be mass-produced… Continue Reading Introducing Futteralhaus: 205-Square-Feet of Flexible, Mobile and Sustainable Living Category: Architecture Tags: Related Articles: How to find Tingle’s outfit in Breath of the Wild Revolving Devon House concept lets you choose your own view Comparing the five current iPhones: iPhone 7 Plus vs. 7, 6s Plus, 6s and SE The 100 most valuable cars for sale at Monterey Car Week Gemma observatory puts an architectural edge on stargazing This floating cloud lamp is a mini thunderstorm for your coffee table Read More

Gallery: The art and architecture of Burning Man 2017

Beginning as a ceremonial bonfire to mark the summer solstice in 1986, Burning Man has grown into a giant annual community and arts event. The festival has transcended its counterculture roots to become an extraordinary celebration of elaborate, and temporary, art installations… Continue Reading Gallery: The art and architecture of Burning Man 2017 Category: Architecture Tags: Art Related Articles: LG doubles up on displays and selfie cams in the new V10 flagship phone Sync bike definitely won’t get mistaken for another LG G4 has an improved display, wider camera aperture and leather back option The Fairphone 2 is an ethical smartphone with a modular build Hands-on with the LG G4 Review: LG G4 Read More

Späckhuggaren: A House for a Drummer on Sweden’s West Coast

Built for a music and nature loving, single father, Späckhuggaren, or House for a Drummer, is located just north of Gothenburg on the west coast of Sweden beside open farmland. On the site, a barn and warehouse had burned down long ago but it had a clear influence on Bornstein Lyckefors’ design. The box-like volume feels like a modern barn with its exterior painted a traditional Swedish Falu-Red color. Large barnyard-style doors flank the west-facing windows, adding to its rustic feel. The client desired an open concept interior for better socializing. Concrete floors unite the ground floor with the outside patio while offering a clean, modern slate on the inside. The second floor varies in heights to give some rooms higher ceilings while… Read More

anonym’s Y house is designed to be protective as well as open towards the urban changes

anonym’s ‘Y house’ pronounces its speech to the context by exposing its identity and differences through a simple form, while it still listens, observes and perceives what is going on in its beloved outside world. The post anonym’s Y house is designed to be protective as well as open towards the urban changes appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. Read More