8 Pixels Design Blog

8 Pixels Design Blog

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

 

Mangata Patisserie

Mangata is visualized in Swedish as a romantic scene, the glimmering, road-like reflection of the moon creates on the night sea. The scene is visually appealed and special enough for creating the brand image. The color palette, black & gold, imitates the atmosphere of the dark sea, also, gave the brand a mysterious, luxury touch.

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Black Eagle

The scenery surrounding Selva of Val Gardena, Italy creates some of the most picturesque landscapes in the UNESCO World Heritage Dolomites, projecting imagery that is mostly seen in oil canvas paintings. The project encompasses modern and traditional alpine architecture, marrying each type into one cohesive form. The strong use of local materials grounds the house onto the site merging it with the landscape. Each material has its own unique texture to match the earthy colors and natural surroundings. The house was constructed according to high energy efficiency standards.

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Loyly

With Loyly Helsinki offers foreign visitors a public sauna experience, a must when visiting Finland. The building was designed slim and elongated so as not to cut the narrow park. The volume is kept as low as possible so that it doesn't block views from the future residential blocks. The sauna is developed into an easy-going, faceted construction that is more part of the park than a conventional building. When the wooden building turns gray, it will become more like a rock on the shoreline. The project was first fully FSC-certified building in F inland and second in Scandinavia.

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Heaven is a Place on Earth

This curved veil has been completed in 2008 for the Swarovski works in Wattens, Austria. The Veil transforms the Swarovskistrasse in a bright boulevard of magical change. The new pathway marked by the billowing veiled curtain becomes a place of poetic play, of light and shade, of an iridescent dalliance of colors and of magical moments of expression and transformation... Into architecture with divine symmetry. Into color that approaches spirituality. Swarovski

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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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World's greatest design teams.

Sometimes you need a very big team of talented designers to come up with truly great designs. Everyday, we feature a distinct award-winning innovative and creative design team. Explore and discover original and creative architecture, good design, fashion, graphics design and design strategy projects from design teams worldwide. Get inspired by the original works by grand master designers.

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