‘Dalton’ collection by La Mamba for Omelette-ed
Valencian design studio La Mamba have collaborated with a young Spanish manufacturer Omelette-ed on this collection of highly-decorative and functional dry food containers. Inspired by the form of old candy containers, ‘Dalton’ is made of solid wood and is available in various colourways and three different sizes. (more…)
The Wahaca Southbank Experiment by Softroom Architects and a mural by Tristan Manco; photo by Joseph Burns
Eight recycled shipping containers have been converted into a new pop-up branch of London’s popular Mexican eatery, Wahaca, by the London-based practice Softroom Architects. The brightly-coloured, riverfront structure was erected on Southbank, right in front of the contrastingly monolithic Queen Elizabeth Hall, to coincide with the Southbank Centre’s summer-long Festival of the World. Boasting a dining area spacious enough to accommodate 130 guests, the Wahaca Southbank Experiment will remain open until at least January 2014. (more…)
'Zanco' modular container system by Eddie Figueroa
The Milan-based industrial designer Eddie Figueroa Feliciano has realised this wooden container system which stems from an idea of the simple architecture building system commonly found in Puerto Rican and Caribbean Islands Favelas prior to the industrialisation processes that were introduced after the Second World War.
'Cargo' by group8, 2010, photo by Régis Golay, FEDERAL studio
This eclectic interior architecture of an office building in Geneva was recently realised by the internationally acting practice group8. Old and disused cargo containers are stacked one upon the other in order to provide some silent work and conference spaces within the otherwise wide and busy open-plan office. The concept was developed in collaboration with the Spanish office furniture manufacturer Dynamobel.
'plato alto' by Jeff Miller for Cerruti Baleri
Italian manufacturer Cerruti Baleri will launch a new, highly sculptural container designed by Jeff Miller at next month’s Milan Furniture Fair. Called ‘plato alto’, the monolithic column is carved from a single piece of black marble. Enough said. We think it’s beautiful.
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