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The Saint Martins Lofts in London

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 2, 2014
The Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design has a seminal position in the legacy of music, art and design in London. When the school moved from its original location on Charing Cross Road though, the pre-war building – which saw the likes of...

Yelp Headquarters by Studio O+A

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 14, 2014
Akin to many of its Silicon Valley neighbors, Yelp aimed to bring a certain self-contained collegial spirit to its new San Francisco headquarters. However, in choosing a multistory office in a high-rise building, the biggest challenge was to facilita...

Antony Gormley Designs A Liveable Cube Sculpture for the Beaumont Hotel

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 12, 2014
The soon-to-open Beaumont Hotel in London’s Mayfair district has recently revealed a new addition to the façade of its 90-year-old structure. Celebrated British sculptor Antony Gormley was commissioned by the building’s restaurateur owners to design...

HootSuite Offices by SSDG Interiors

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 10, 2014
Integrating social media networks into one easy to manage platform, the success of HootSuite’s ingenious design has seen the company grow exponentially since its inception in 2009. Based in Vancouver, the social media giant houses a growing wor...

NOWNESS Presents “Richard Meier’s Models”

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 9, 2014
Known for “uncompromising linearity, precise use of natural light, and stark white facades,” Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Meier is the latest subject to be highlighted by NOWNESS as filmmaker Barbara Anastacio was recently inv...

WORKac Finishes Renovations for Wieden+Kennedy NY

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 8, 2014
Advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy enlisted WORKac to redesign its three-storey office in Manhattan, New York. Making great use of the enormous urban space, the modern design aligns with the creative environment of the powerhouse ad agency. Standout s...

Coca-Cola UK Headquarters by MoreySmith

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 2, 2014
When it came time to redevelop Coca-Cola’s headquarters across the pond in London, architect Linda Morey-Smith was faced with a dilemma to resolve the past while nodding to the future. The architect and her firm – MoreySmith – creatively reconc...

Hackers Fly Drones Over the Burj Khalifa

TechComments ⋅ May 19, 2014
Steadily growing into one of the more stunning cityscapes in the modern world, Dubai’s beauty can best be explored from an aerial view atop one of its enormous skyscrapers. Delivering that unique perspective to the eyes of those around the world, Tea...

The Glenbrook Residence by David Jameson Architects

DesignComments ⋅ May 14, 2014
Nestled in a small town just northwest of the nation’s capital, the Contemporist offers a look at the David Jameson-designed Glenbrook Residence in Bethesda, Maryland. With this home, Jameson wanted to create three distinct structures: one for the “p...

The ABC of Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 30, 2014
For those looking to expand or even test their knowledge of famous architecture, Andrea Stinga and Federico Gonzalez list 26 of the world’s top architects in a short video titled “The ABC of Architects.” Traveling down the alphabet, the two visual ar...

Norman Foster Takes Us Inside Apple’s Spaceship Campus 2

TechComments ⋅ Apr 22, 2014
While various renderings have surfaced showcasing Apple’s new headquarters, in this short video architect Norman Foster takes us on a close examination inside Apple’s Spaceship Campus 2. A 2.8-million-square-foot spaceship-like structure...

Check Out this Stunning Time-Lapse Video of Doha, Qatar

CultureComments ⋅ Apr 17, 2014
Videographer Michael Shainblum presents us with this spectacular time-lapse journey through the bustling city of Doha. The video juxtaposes the ancient sand dunes and historical temples with the thriving metropolis that is now Doha located off of the...

A Closer Look at the POOL aoyama

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 16, 2014
Hiroshi Fujiwara’s much-anticipated the POOL aoyama launched earlier this month, unveiling with it a selection of exclusive items and collaborations with brands like Nike, Beats and more. In these photos taken by Atsushi Fuseya and Kai Hiroyo,...

Prahran Hotel by Techné Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 7, 2014
Melbourne-based Techne Architects recently found an innovative use for a series of concrete pipes when it was commissioned to renovate the Prahran Hotel in Victoria, Australia. The first two levels of the precast tubes house individual seating areas...

Macau’s City of Dreams Hotel by Zaha Hadid

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 3, 2014
Universally revered architect Zaha Hadid will be making her own contribution to Macau’s bustling “City of Dreams” project with a new hotel tower to accompany the four that already exist on the property. Marked by a beautiful sculptu...