One of the micro pavilions presented at the Amsterdam Biennale is completely made out of wine boxes. Visitors of the biennial, which is about contemporary culture and art, could tap wine from the house. The winehouse is designed by our friends of DUS Architects, the same folks who made the Gecekondu that we reported about last summer. Seeing both designs, we can surely notice a specific design style in their work. This one is a piece of funny design. Although the wine, which by the way is the best according to the Dutch consumer association, must have made some victims.
An extraordinary hotel will open its doors in North Amsterdam soon. On the NDSM Wharf, one of the city’s former ship-building areas, three rooms will be built high up in one of the wharf’s monumental cranes.Read more →
Laaaaaadies and gentlemen! Yesterday we brought together our favorite selection of bloggers in Amsterdam at Blogging the City. It was a great conference, and we have to thank so many people for making it an unforgettable day.Read more →
Come along on Wednesday 22 June for the 18th PechaKucha Night Amsterdam at Trouw. Again we have selected twelve enlightened people who can hardly wait to share fresh work, ideas and inspiration. Expect stories about 100% biodegradable shoes, the Internet as the new LSD, a font especially designed for dyslexic people and tree house communities, among others, bound by…Read more →
Dezeen reports about the semi-translucent bar that designers Diogo Aguiar and Teresa Otto have built for a competition of the Universidade do Porto in Portugal. The 4.7 meter high bar consists of 420 IKEA storage boxes fixed on a metal frame. At night the boxes are illuminated by LED lights inside responding to the music…Read more →