Monday, February 16, 2009
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Opened almost as a preview for Takashi Murakami’s upcoming show at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Spain, the Gagosian Gallery in London (Gagosian London) saw the opening of their exhibition last night. The show featured three larger scale paintings including work from Murakami’s Time Bokan series and his trademark KaiKai and Kiki characters. Takashi even managed to showcased some live unofficial body painting segments.
The 2009 edition of The Design Hotels™ Book presents a comprehensive overview of 170 of the most attractive Design Hotels™ worldwide and provides insight into trends and developments in the fields of design and hospitality.
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Designed by Brandon Allen with a multi-purpose design that fulfills almost all needs of net surfers, it has stylish curves and some daft storage space underneath making it a one-stop-spot for all your living room needs. It even offers a facility to turn and create opposing chairs or even fold it up into a bed.
The Seattle Central Library is designed to provide space for books and programming. Designed by OMA + LMN architects, the building is divided into specific spaces for specific duties. The attempt is to keep the flow of information moving and the structure vibrant. Arch Daily has a strong piece on the library, well worth checking.