Brussels designer Alain Gilles stacked different shapes to form these totem-like side tables, which are supported by a lightweight cork base. Read more
Oil rigs, Maunsell forts and a wading bird provided the inspiration for this artist’s retreat in a salt marsh on England’s east coast, which becomes inaccessible when the tide comes in. Read more
the belém cultural center square has become an active space for the thousands of people who visit during the summer months.
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ecocube is a 9-sqm space that can transform and accommodate different functions like sleeping, cooking, bathing and hosting friends.
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using traditional crafting methods, the items reveal a more abstract dimension to sculptural design.
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Swiss studio Dost has transformed a 1960s restaurant into a heart treatment centre in Zurich, featuring cork-lined cubicles and waiting rooms (+ slideshow). (more…)
the simplicity of its handling, its kitchen-friendly size and the ability to keep food warm, offers the possibility of enjoying a cooked meal while saving energy usually used by kitchen appliances.
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A bedroom at this remodelled and extended house in Porto, Portugal, has been wrapped in cork to shield it from the noise of a nearby school playground (+ slideshow). (more…)
made entirely out of a high density portuguese cork agglomerate, resistant yet soft, this didactic piece can be mounted without using glue or any other mechanical fixings.
the pieces of furniture combine different natural materials to create four different-sized tables in six different colored frame finishes.
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White curved walls merge into a tapered ceiling inside this yoga and meditation studio in New York, designed by Clouds Architecture Office to look like a fog has descended (+ slideshow). (more…)