8 Pixels Design Blog

8 Pixels Design Blog featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Bayfront Pavilion

Located in Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay, the Bayfront Pavilion follows the tradition of architectural structures that evoke a dialogue with nature by blending a complex computationally generated and optimised form with a perforated skin fluidly with the adjacent environments. For visitors, it offers a climatically comfortable outdoor environment and a visual experience akin to walking under the foliage of lush tropical trees. Since its completion, the project has become a popular building and new entrance to the Gardens that serves as a venue for important community and cultural events.

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Floating Life

There are many personalities, emotions, and characters in life. The work closely integrates the shaping of each character. Thoughts are not only reflected in the brain but also on the surface. Floating life can be experienced by everyone, and each emotion may appear more or less in everyone's life. In addition to the illustration in the poster, designer also gave a detailed explanation of each emotion in order to better feel the details in the work.

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NikolaTesla Fit

NikolaTesla Fit represents a concentrate of technology in which cooking and suction are perfectly integrated in a space that allows installation even on 60 cm kitchen bases. Ideal for small rooms, but also for those kitchens where it is not possible to install independent hobs and hoods. The conceptual effort has focused on finding a balance between performance, functionality, ergonomics, technology, small size and versatility. The great challenge in terms of design was to be able to contain all these elements in a formal synthesis that gave life to an object with clean and essential lines.

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Villa 22

In Villa 22, water serves as the connecting element. Not only did water play a unifying role in the construction process when pouring concrete, it also has a defining function in which the villa is experienced and perceived. This is a villa in which a sleek geometric interplay of lines (with a leading role for concrete, glass, and wood) forms a symbiosis with the rippling water in the swimming pool. This alliance between the hard, unyielding nature of the concrete, the warm appearance of the applied elm wood, and the rippling water gives Villa 22 a welcoming and homely feel.

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Lavazza Elogy Milk

This coffee machine with integrated milk frother offers the complete package of Italian coffee culture: from espresso to cappuccino or latte. The design takes inspiration from Italian coffee shops and bars and is an evolution of Lavazza's existing form language. It is characterised by a big, seamless shell with three-dimensional Lavazza logo on the side. Metal accents underline the main touch points like lever, drip grid and UI. The Lavazza in Black system also offers peel-able coffee pods that can be recycled more easily. A lot of work went into reducing noise level and energy consumption.

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Concert Hall in Warsaw

The heart of the Music School in Warsaw is a round-plan concert hall. The area divided in half between the audience and the stage allows to create a comfortable place for musicians and music lovers. The amphitheater arch surrounding young artists gives them an intimate workspace and sense of community with the audience. Wooden sail-shaped reflectors and a ceiling hanging in the hall give it a characteristic architectural expression. All of the acoustic aspects of the Konior Studio project were consulted with Nagata Acoustics.

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