A Design Magazine

A Design Magazine featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Chengdu NBD Centre

Being the first development in this new financial district. To maximise frontage towards the Jinjiang River, the design pushed the twin tower toward the north western corner of the site allowing visual connection to Jiaozi Park. Below ground the design allowed multiple pedestrian connection to the adjacent plots and metro lines. It is divided into 3 distinctive sections, Below Ground, Podium and Main Towers all interconnected by pockets of public realm. A large sunken civic plaza draws visitors to the ground level where multi-level linkages take visitors to retail and cultural attraction.

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Xi'an Qujiang Art Center

The project faces such a traffic pulse, the aechitect preset such a scene. The building is like a glass exhibit which is held in the air, forming an unique visual sign beside the urban road. The activities in the exhibition hall also become part of the exhibition, attracting people to enter the site and to feel the narrative of design. Then browsing itself also becomes part of the show. The planning and design of the project also runs the thinking of urban design, which break trough the existing city grid.

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Miracle of Birth

In the natural world, the spiral shape is a special existence that feels the mystery of life. Many spiral shapes can be found in galaxies, typhoons, whirlpools, plants, shells, works of art, etc. In addition, human DNA is also composed of a double helix shape, and 99.9 percent of its structure is common. It is said that he was born in this world with a completely different personality and appearance with only the remaining 0.1 percent difference. In connection with the modeling beauty of the birth of such life, the tone of emotions was expressed in Choker.

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The Ring

The Ring in Chongqing is a ground-breaking ecological retail destination featuring one of China's largest indoor botanic gardens. A first of its kind for the city, the interior design intertwines retail, nature, culture and experience and comes to life with a 42 meter tall botanical garden, interactive sports and culture, and a creative tenant mix. The power of biophilia and nature is front and center, pushing the agenda forward for retail design.

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DC 3

Inspired by the DC 3 aircraft, the stool's concept refers to the aerodynamic lines of the monoplane. Using boards of plywood through a precision cutting process that reveals the different lines of each layer, the DC 3 stool has a structural support that becomes a pleasant visual detail. The stool with a sculptural design finds in the apparent edges a way to highlight its lines. There are many ways to interact with the piece. Some might have it as a sculpture ou decoration piece, some might use it as a side table or foot rest or even for its orginal purpose: as a stool.

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The Emerald Isle

A timeless art statement and what is today the most luxurious and rarest Irish whiskey ever created. A record-breaking highly collectable set that brings together immersive, sensorial design and craftsmanship with the artistry of refined jewellery and detailing. Envisioned as the ultimate whiskey statement, with only 7 sets in existence, the fully bespoke Emerald Isle collection pays homage to iconic and mythological Irish sites through the refined bottle, box and display unit designs that make this an unforgettable experience, and truly, a piece of whiskey and jewellery history.

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