8 Pixels Design Blog

8 Pixels Design Blog

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

 

One Year Project

“One year project” as the name indicates “move with times” which means that it took entire one year to experience the whole process such as tree cutting, sawing, fabrication, and assembling together with nature.The structure design is impressive that steel posts are standing from the local Inawashiro volcanic rocks directly used for isolated footings which protect it from 2m-high snow load in winter. Various angles of posts are just like the trees in this forest which implies that it's a new start to build a new relationship with nature to borrow instead of to take.

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Love and Blind

“Visually impaired people” are not completely blind. They are individuals who still have ideas, dreams, and still want to accomplish goals with the strength of their hands. The SPARKLY design concept is based on love and environmental protection expressed in the theme “LOVE & BLIND (love is not blind).”The design takes the ubiquitous Snellen eye test chart as its point of departure. For the product packaging material selected boxes made from recycled cardboard, the size of a stationery box. Consumers can keep the packaging for future reuse, adding another eco-friendly touch.

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Center Manor

In the design of the sales office, the designer has followed the cultural context and innovated beyond expectation, and achieved a balance between the historical tradition and modern life. Neat square shape and graceful round shape are typical Chinese design elements which help to create an elegant and peaceful atmosphere. While simple black and white highlight the elegance of the space. Wooden furniture and soft white fabrics complement each other, interpreting the elegance of traditional Chinese style in a modern way.

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Qiantang Metropolis

Inspired by the tide of Qiantang River, the design created a flexible and dynamic space with modern skills. Water elements were applied in the art gallery. With the gurgling river pattern on the suspended ceiling, the glistening lights, the water texture on the wall and floor as well as the romantic art decorations, it reappears the Qiantang River in the space.

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Yuanlu Community Center

Yuanlu Community Center is next to Longxing Ancient Town, Chongqing, China.As the designer team have reinterpreted modern architectural aesthetics by designing authentic structure and space in an extremely modern way, the integrity and authenticity of the building from inside to outside will make people feel its beauty of morality and integrity. Furthermore, based on the changing structural form, the integration and interaction of functions, spaces, materials and structures with people are gradually unfolded, thus to exhibit the elegance of the building in natural light!

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Quaint and Quirky

Quaint & Quirky Dessert House is a project that shows modern contemporary vibe with a touch of nature that accurately reflects the delicious treats. The team want to create a venue that truly unique and they looked to the bird’s nest for inspiration. The concept then brought to life through a collection of seating pods that serve as the central feature of the space. The vibrant structure and colours of all the pods share help to create a sense of uniformity that ties together the ground and mezzanine floor even as they give the ambience a touch of attention-grabbing.

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Design interview of the day

Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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