The identity transmitted by the expressive power of architecture and design aims to express the philosophy of international companies. Communication strategies and the control of the internal and external image can be very public and obvious or more symbolic and subtle. With very different approaches to architecture as a brand message, the examples gathered in this book present the enormous scope of this extensive subject. The volume brings together projects by architects such as Ricardo Bofill, Cloud Architektai, 3 de Luxe, Amaa Arquitectos, Team V, Andreescu&Gaivoronschi, Cepezed, Taillandier and others.
HIGH ON...OFFICE DESIGN presents about thirty architects and interior designers with their newest office projects. Working and workplaces are changing in a more and more digital world. The book showcases new office concepts of large corporations as well as start-ups.
Visitors and residents alike continue to be pleasantly astonished by the rich architectural heritage of the San Francisco Bay Area. This book offers a comprehensive catalog of noteworthy and representative architecture studios, which works aren located within the major San Francisco neighborhoods as well as outlying areas. Edited by SF local, Francesc Zamora, San Francisco Architects is a definitive selection of the most relevant studios of one of the most recognized and visited areas in the world.
Modern Interiors is a lushly illustrated resource that will inform and inspire homeowners and designers. More than 600 fullcolor photographs of the world's most beautiful interiors showcase modern design at its very best.Good design integrates furnishings with architecture with function. The popular "open plan" designs that combine living room, dining room, kitchen, and home office create numerous challenges when it comes to combining practicality with decor and personal taste in harmony with architecture and the natural setting. The challenge calls for thoughtful selections of furnishings, color, materials and lighting in order to meet the homeowners' needs within space and financial limitations.
This volume presents beautiful solutions to such design challenges. Captioned photographs point out room details and explain what influenced the design and decor decisions.
The designs range from expansive homes to smaller homes with space limitations. Every room is covered.
Popular culture has disseminated tattoos, contemporary art exhibitions and visual art organizations have showcased tattoos as art and many celebrities have made tattoos fashionable, while their fans are getting inked to honor their idols. The growing popularity of tattoos has raised copyright issues in recent time based on the premise that tattoo artists -like any artist-, own the rights to the designs they create. Right or wrong, these body markings that have had an enormous impact on societies giving their bearers unique identities and captivating the entire world with their spiritual power since the dawn of humankind.
L'origine du tatouage remonte à plus de 5000 ans. Au cours de son histoire, il n'a cependant cessé de se réinventer - s'adaptant aux nouvelles tendances esthétiques - à une cadence nettement supérieure à celle des autres expressions artistiques du même genre.
Présent dans les civilisations de l'Egypte antique, du Japon du 10e siècle, de Borneo et Java du 18e siècle, ainsi que de l'Occident contemporain, le tatouage a été à la fois interdit et encouragé, considéré comme un symbole rituel ou comme un simple élément décoratif, associé aux castes privilégiées de la société ou à la délinquance.
Ce livre, témoin du passé, regroupe des centaines d'oeuvres réalisées par les artistes tatoueurs internationaux les plus célèbres qui ont converti le corps humain en une toile privilégiée pour la représentation de leurs oeuvres.
Ouvrage en anglais / espagnol, qui présente les maisons d'architectes les plus récentes, réalisées dans le monde entier, par les meilleurs cabinets. Plans de coupe, croquis et textes permettent de s'immerger dans chaque projet.
This book is an expansive collection of the work of 30 of the most world-renowned interior designers.
The works are diverse but the designers are unified by a clear sense of their respective conceptual directions. They approach a room armed with expertise on various disciplines, including architecture, environmental psychology and decoration. Architecture Today. Interior Design serves not only as a guide to the best interior design projects around the world but also as an inspiring reference for unique ideas. The result is an invaluable resource for interior designers, architects and students alike.
The studio of Axel Nieberg has been working on various tasks in the fields of architecture, interior design, landscaping, lighting design and product design for over 15 years. Axel Nieberg is well known for the minimalistic use of forms and the extraordinary way of directing light in combination with natural materials. The expressivity of his work is a result of the haptic quality of the chosen materials. In terms of the Japanese Wabi- sabi doctrine, great value is set upon simplicity and a natural aging process of the materials, which are increased by the development of a patina. The buildings create a special impression through their unconventional presence, characterized by massiveness combined with accurately defined openings. The openings assemble a directive relation to the exterior with interesting lines of sight. The site with its qualities always serves as the idea provider for the architectural figures.
At the studio of Axel Nieberg the attention is focussed on an accurate elaboration of joining material components. According to this „Sublime Creation« is the title of an extensive monograph that was released about Nieberg´s work. Numerous international publications and awards indicate the architectural quality originating from the studio of Axel Nieberg.
A compendium of fantastic projects by 26 of the most relevant professionals in this field. This new addition to the «Architecture Today» series presents exciting projects from around the world. Bars, restaurants, shops and boutiques, hotels, cafes... The role architecture plays in branding, marketing, and the ultimate success or failure of commercial ventures cannot be underestimated; indeed, the relationship between the architecture of these spaces and customer behaviour is an increasingly researched and highly specialised subject. This book illustrates the potential of such collaborations. A reference volume for retailers, shop designers, interior designers, window dressers, and architects.