Place houses are architect-designed kit houses, a type of prefab. They are currently available in the Pacific Northwest and soon, anywhere! They recently completed their first house for a family in Kirkland…see images of the progress below and check out their site here!
The OM House was designed by Studio Guilherme Torres and is located in Londrina, Brazil. Beautiful minimalist architecture and simple, modern design. see more inspiring projects by Studio Guilherme Torres at their site here!
Portuguese carpenter Carlos Alberto gave the Italian icon, the Vespa, quite the makeover…I love the detail and the beautiful colors of the wood...found this post over at Design Bureau, make sure to read the full post here!
When the guys over at LASC Studio converted an old farmhouse in Oesterlen, Sweden, they not only added lots of light by adding larger windows facing the garden and courtyard, but they also opened up the rooms and added some amazing color accents. As Jonas and Johannes of LASC Studios put it:”One of the narratives are the colors that are never boldly present, but appear and disappear.” Well said guys…to check out more of their projects, go to their site, here!
Patrick Sung’s UPACKS are proof once again that the thinkers and doers of the world will not only find new and innovative solutions to every day problems, but improve those solutions that already exist. The Universal Packaging System or UPACKS is a simple perforated cardboard sheet that conforms to any shape while maintaining a sturdy and safe shell for the content of the package.
Arthur Bodolec designed this ingenious stool that turns into a chair when you sit on it. We love the idea of transforming simple objects into more functional objects merely by interacting with them. See more at his site, here.
Haugen/Zohar Architects designed this amazing outdoor fireplace using nothing more than some small sections of pine 2×4′s with tiny oak separators. Big enough to gather and hang out inside, this makes us wish we had the land to build one…check out more work from Haugen/Zohar Architects here.