Delicious! Lounge of Chocolate at Maison et Objet 2015 Awards

Chocolate lovers attending the Designer of the Year award ceremony for the Maison et Objet 2015 were in for a real feast for the eyes. Nendo of Japan designed a spectacular chocolatexture lounge for the event. Visitors enjoyed on-the-spot tastings in the one-of-a-kind experience at the Paris international trade show. To read more about the…



The Versatility of Marble in Art & Design

For thousands of years, civilizations have used marble in architectural designs, sculptures & artwork. From the ancient Egyptians and Mesopotamian cultures to the Renaissance era, this natural stone has offered its beauty and durability to countless generations. In our modern age, marble is big business. International design trade shows regularly feature designers and studios that…


Life Size Koi Fish Wood Veneer Lighting by LZF Lamps

After five years of artistic innovation and technological research, the designers at LZF Lamps have taken veneer wood and animals to a whole new level. The Spanish lamp maker with main offices in Valencia, Spain announced their Life Size Collection of veneer woods shaped into sculptural lamps in the form of Koi Fish and other…



Miami Comes to LeMarais Paris Burger Diner Courtesy Cut Architecture

Typical New York burger joint meets the playful colors of Miami in the Paris New York (PNY) restaurant located in Le Marais, Paris. Cut Architecture, also based in Paris, designed the new restaurant, third in the popular chain, to resemble the beach lifestyle made so popular by visitors to the famous Florida tourist attraction. American…



The New Modern for Coffeehouse Design: Bulka Cafe Moscow Russia

Bulka Cafe and Bakery in Moscow received something a bit more modern when Crosby Studios decided to shake up traditional coffee house décor. Think modern meets earthy, and you’ll have a sense of the summer garden effect the designer achieved in the interior design of this lovely coffeehouse. Bulka Cafe and Bakery Interior Design by…



Balclis designed by Mucho

Balclis, a Spanish antiquities auction house, needed new branding to keep up with its growing international recognition. They contracted with Mucho design studio to rebrand their visual identity and make it a more simplifying experience for the auctioneer’s clientele. Originally founded in 1979, the auction house specializes in jewelry, art and furniture antiquities on a…