As part of the London Design Festival at the V&A 2014 thought leader, Branko Lukic - will present a discussion entitled 'Beyond Design: Creating Emotional Relevance.
Casa do Conto arts&residence, is a boutique hotel located in Porto, Portugal, designed by the architectural office Pedra Líquida. The hotel’s design combines contemporary spirit with lush interior finishes, giving life to a beautiful nineteenth century house through a restoration process.
The Dinder House: a conversion of a Regency-era property into a contemporary family home, was designed by Isle Crawford. A key element of the re-design was functionality – ensuring the home could be fully utilized by the family who occupies it (including four young boys).
This classic beach-side cabin in the charming Provincetown, Massachusetts has all the elements of a beach house and a cozy cabin in the woods. Mixing rustic furnishings with black and white modern accents, the cabin has a very stripped bare feel, making for an eclectic and unique interior.
NORM.ARCHITECTS was founded in 2008 and represents the vision of Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen and Kasper Rønn. Situated in the heart of Copenhagen, NORM works with residential architecture, commercial interiors, industrial design, photography, graphics and art direction.
Patrick Jouin and Jouin Manku redesigned the interior space of an old Saint-Lazare priory, creating a hotel and a restaurant.
The Haas Brothers (b. 1984), Nikolai and Simon, studied stone carving and construction under their father in their hometown of Austin, TX for many years. After being approached by friends who had heard they were adept builders, Nikolai and Simon began working together on small design and construction projects.
A harmonious transition between art, design and functional objects makes Wenes live/work space stand out. Couple Veerle Wenes and Bob Christiaens merged a 19th-century building and a 1970s building into one, making it their residential home and a public art gallery.
Weil am Rhein
Konstantin Grcic is one of the most influential designers of our time. Serious and functional, unwieldy and occasionally disconcerting, his works combine an indus- trial aesthetic with experimental, artistic elements.
Universal Design Studio worked with Ace Hotel to design the exteriors and interiors, including 258 guest rooms, an 1,800 square foot seventh floor event space, a 2,700 square foot restaurant, Hoi Polloi, and a 3,900 square foot lounge and reception area comprised of retail units, a bar, café and art gallery.
Once the home of a notorious bishop, the seventeenth century building in the town of Orléans, Hôtel Dupanloup, has recently been reconstructed to function as International Research Center of the University of Orléans. Studio Makkink & Bey developed a series of spatial installations that transform the historic Hôtel chambers into lively public spaces.