Design Ambient

Design Ambient featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

WHITE HOUSE

Kale brand's Whitehouse bathroom furniture system is created with a concept that is based on the ability of creating suitable products that can fit a variety of different sized and shaped bathroom locales, with a light and minimalist approach.The family has been designed with a flexible approach. Aesthetical modularity of the range is sustained with a colour strike throughout the modules, while distinctive functional properties such as leveraged floor module unit that allows easy use. Both aestetic and functional factors are presented in order to enhance the user’s comfort

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CATINO

CATINO is born from the desire to give shape to a thought. This collection evokes the poetry of everyday life through simple elements, which reinterpret existing archetypes of our imagination in a contemporary way. It suggests a return to an environment of warmth and solidity, through the use of natural woods, machined from solid and assembled to remain eternal.

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Shoe Class

Pinkeye was asked to convert an existing but worn down store space into a hip ‘talk of the town’ sneaker store, on a shoestring - no pun intended. We came up with the idea of the typical classroom as a setting for trés cool sneakers, and as luck would have it we stumbled upon an abandoned school building that was selling off it’s old class and gym furniture for nickels and dimes. At first we had to convince the shop owner, a skate veteran himself, of this 'old skool' design but really soon he totally loved it, creating new fans every day.

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House

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Up

Up, bathroom collection designed by Emanuele Pangrazi, shows how a simple concept can generate innovation. The initial idea is to improve the comfort slightly tilting the seating plane of the sanitary. This idea turned into the main design theme and it is present in all the elements of the collection. The main theme and the strict geometric relationships give the collection a contemporary style in line with European taste.

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yoshi bar 2nd

systematically pieced together using six panels of reeds, the ‘yoshi bar’ by japanese designer naoya matsumoto resembles a traditional gabled roof stall. situated at the seian university of arts and design in otsu, shiga, japan, the small shelter is held in place by the natural fibers, which are grown in biwako, shiga. the different panels are unable to stand alone, but when placed next to each other they are supported to form the intimate enclosure. offering snatched glimpses through to its interior, the sculptural piece has an enchanting quality to it.

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