8 Pixels Design Blog

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

 

Picglaze Sample Book

Picglaze prints photos, but finishes them with something out of the ordinary. They print on versatile and different materials, with the rigidity of the formats as a main element. The challenge of the design for Estudio Maba was to make the most of these qualities relevant on the result. Since the materials are rigid they can be sustained and form a composition. As such a sculpture with different colors and thicknesses. A product sample book that becomes a piece itself. A decorative object, further than a catalogue, this piece is volumetric design nice to see, touch and feel.

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Midtown

The ideas of a tapas restaurant and a brewery bar were combined together, and became one synergistic restaurant. Both restaurants support each others' characteristics as a bar and a restaurant. Industrial elements and brewery system are exposed in the space, and the idea was elevated to the level of installation art by the designer. The beer tanks and elaborated piping are stored in the beautiful glass cases and brewing beers, and in addition to the system, imitation pipes and handles are added thought-out the space.

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Yaokai Anluan Court & Exhibition Center

Yaokai Anluan Court & Exhibition Center is a real estate branding and property exhibition center located in Shenzhen of China. The architect attempts to make the commercial interior focus on nobility, humanity and urbanity with combination of contemporary design and local culture. Sculptural wooden structure gives the entire space much more modest and simplicity.

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The Pavilia Hill

People live with hardly any nature in urban environment, and face various pressures every day, so it is necessary for them to have a healing space at home to release mental and physical stress. There is a Zen word “San Sui Ni Sei On Ari”, which means in nature of mountain and river people can hear clear and pure sound. Under this design concept the design combines the urban elements and the nature elements into one space. Water falling down from celling and expending waves, making it possible to enjoy this space not only visually but also acoustically by hearing the sound.

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Lock and Be Free

Lock & Be Free has opened its first store in the center of Madrid. The challenge was to shape the brand concept, Leave your luggage, live the city, and rejuvenate the image of the old and cliche lockers. The universe of the brand and its interior design scheme combines highly topical colors and materials: white peg boards, yellow lockers flanked by a circular font, a typical airport rubber floor and a set of lights transmitting positive energy. The matte and glossy materials achieve the desired bulky look to an small space, only 30 m2.

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Heavenly Water

Due to the unique nature of the service centers, which have to handle large circulation flow, the design ensure visitors from all directions can reach the service center area swiftly; and at the same time, it provides for visitors who can’t gain access into the service centers momentarily as a venue for viewing and resting.

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