Current and connection are the main themes of the interior design of Proti Proudu Bistro in Prague district Karlín. Inspiration by František Křižík, the Karlín-born electrical engineering inovator, merged with the idea of connecting through good coffee and delicious food. The main bar wall, made of white perforated plywood, creates a grid, which all the components on the wall connect to – from the sliding targets of wires to the paper roll with daily menu. Network of wires, stretching from the switches behind the counter to the lights above the tables, draws attention to the connection between staff and guests.
Polish design studio EC-5 Architects just completed the interior design of the new Ibis Styles Hotel located in the city of Lviv in Ukraine. Ibis Styles is a bright, modern and stylish hotel with perfect combination of Ukrainian national touch in small details and functional comfort. “The new ibis Styles hotel presents a fresh approach towards the city, which is commonly associated with monuments and historical buildings.”
Ibis Styles Hotel
The Cella Bar in portugal created by FCC Arquitectura and interior designer Paulo Lobo is a unique space that mix the old with the new. The designers wanted to mix the contemporary and the old without altering the original structure. The result is a wavy structure that could remind the place where it it located, waves and the natural environnement.
The “Rainbow Chapel” by Coordination Asia, an award winning agency for design and architecture, is located in the be G+ Park in Shanghai and is surrounded by water. The Chapel is part of the Shanghai Glass Museum and is intended as a circular space for weddings. The building’s mosaics are made with glass in 65 different colors that project beautiful light into the space.
New transportation hub for the World Trade Center in New York by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. The hub will open this year and is designed to work as a connecting destination for locals and visitors with 11 subway paths and weather protected access to bus and ferry lines. The hub will also have retail stores and a Westfield Shopping Mall. The design was created by Calatrava using his signature skeletal structure and is made in glass, steel with marble floors and walls allowing natural light to pass through the platforms.
Via: Design Boom