Designed to make audible the shifting patterns of the wind and visually amplify the ever changing sky, the acoustic and optical pavilion is a large musical instrument. It is an Aeolian harp, designed to resonate and sing with the wind without any electrical power or amplification. The project was designed by Luke Jerram, a multidisciplinary artist known for his large scale public engagement artworks. The idea of investigating acoustics of natural elements was conceived during the artist’s research trip to Iran in 2007, when […]

Do you like the interiors that emanate a fresh atmosphere, making you feel full of energy? When designers want to create something like that, they usually opt for green decorations: even if it’s a wall, a drawer, a pillow or a bunch of plants in a transparent glass, the insertions of green elements into your life will change the atmosphere completely! Trust us…and trust Matt Gibson Studio, too! The residence known as Shakin Stevens House is located Melbourne, Australia and it represents a […]

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The Zentrum Paul Klee is a multifunctional and multimedia museum  dedicated to the artist Paul Klee with permanent and temporary exhibition spaces, a concert hall and a center with ateliers for children. This museum is  located in Bern, Switzerland, This new cultural institution in Bern was designed by Italian architect  Renzo Piano and his Renzo Piano Building Workshop (Paris and Genoa). It features about 40 percent of Paul Klee’s entire pictorial oeuvre.  The idea of combining nature and architecture in an exciting relationship to one another, met with the best premise […]

Some projects are just too nice to not present on DesignRulz! This phone booth aquarium featured by Kingyobu is a brilliant example of an inspiring urban intervention. Kingyobu have re-purposed old phone booths into goldfish aquariums. They has been installing goldfish tank phone booths in urban Osaka, cleverly recycling these obsolete telecommunication relics while beautifying the streets of Japan’s second-largest city. Great and very inspiring project! Brings people together, all staring at a phone booth as if they are walking […]

The Awaji Yumebutai is a conference center, hotel and memorial in Awaji, Hyogo built in the wake of the 1995 Great Hanshin earthquake.  Tadao Ando created this artificial landscape to showcase flowers of the region. The location is easily accessible from Kobe and Osaka via the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge. The Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Center is a resort and conference center surrounded by a rich natural environment. The conference center assures you of a success in every conceivable type of international […]

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Do you want to reduce the  sound pressure in an office, studio or somewhere else?  There are several basic approaches to reducing sound: increasing the distance between source and receiver, using noise barriers to reflect or absorb the energy of the sound waves, using damping structures such as sound baffles, or using active antinoise sound generators. The LOOP products we present you today were spotted on archiproducts.com and they represent sound absorbing wool panels that can reduce sound leakage to/from adjacent rooms or outdoors. LOOP panels can suppress unwanted […]

A sofa that holds you in its arms while you’re watching your favorite movie? Yes, your dreams came true with the new model realized by Italian furniture brand Campeggi: a convertible sofa called Sosia! From sofa and armchairs to L-shaped conversation nook, face-to-face sitting area, daybed and even a private enclosed space that can be used as a dressing room…the sofa is more than a common piece of furniture. It has become a lovely friend and one of the most wanted objects […]

The most popular place in a house, the living room is the place used for the entertainment of guests, and where families come together to end their day, enjoying a television program together. In most cases this room is on the main level of a home and sees a lot of activity. We present you today a gallery of 15 beautiful living rooms, a selection of what we have considered to be creative, original and cozy. From modern pieces of furniture, […]

Do you know those cooking competitions on TV where presentation counts as much as taste? That rings true in everyday life, as we do tend to eat with our eyes as much as we do with our taste buds. So just imagine how much better your colorful spring salads will look and taste when serving them up in a funny, creative and stylish bowl! Having friends and family around the dining table makes a house a home. To keep things easy have multipurpose serving, cooking and decorating items. Relax and enjoy our […]

Are you in love with simplicity of form modern architecture present every time? Then, you’ve come to the right place! This house is located in Tel Aviv, Israel and it was realized by Heidi Arad Studio. As you can easily notice from the pictures below, the principles architects took in consideration are as follows: the result of design should derive directly from its purpose, visual expression of structure (as opposed to the hiding of structural elements), use of industrially-produced materials; adoption of the […]