8 Pixels Design Blog

8 Pixels Design Blog

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

 

NikolaTesla Switch

NikolaTesla Switch is the latest induction cook-top with an integrated extraction system by Elica created to revolutionize the daily cooking experience and turn the point of view of the kitchen literally upside-down. Cooking and extraction are combined in a single unit where the search for harmony and maximum attention to detail, together with innovative functions and unique performance, produces the highest expression of technology and design. A central disk of glass and steel, completely flush with the cook top surface, cleverly conceals the extraction system.

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Cliff House

This is a fishing cabin with a mountain view, on the bank of Heaven River (‘Tenkawa’ in Japanese). Made of reinforced concrete, the shape is a simple tube, six meters long. The roadside end of the tube is counterweighted and anchored deep in the ground, so that it extends horizontally from the bank and hangs out over the water. The design is simple, the interior is spacious, and the riverside deck is open to the sky, the mountains and the river. Built below the road level, only the roof of the cabin is visible, from the roadside, so the construction does not block the view.

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Bamboo Breeze

Designer believes that "space should give people an opportunity to think." The use of rich transparency to express spatial relationships continues through these different façades — with the design of eight screen-style panoramic high windows, the bamboo landscape outside the building becomes the backdrop for the central core of the interior.The double entrance designed to meet the expectations of the owners undoubtedly brings the contrast between contemporary and classical.

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Leaf

Influenced by palm leaves, the designer created an elegant pendant light that gives a different impression from every viewing angle. The unique shape of this fixture makes it a captivating and outstanding element of any room. This effect gets emphasized by the ever changing tones and colours of the poles that vary according to the light conditions.

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Haiku

Haiku is a range of hoods that combine form, materials and performance. Haiku is a form of Japanese poetry characterized by a minimalist written form but rich in conceptual content and meaning. As the name suggests, the Haiku hoods epitomize simplicity of form yet offer a host of features which sit in complete harmony. Haiku is available in wall versions of 32, 60, 90 and 120 cm and in island versions of 32, 120, 180 cm.

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Navigator

The original building is a 100-year-old Tianjin shipyard, respecting and paying tribute to the historical significance of the original building. The designer designed the project through the concept of a large ship driving on the sea, connecting the original showroom and the sales office which two separate buildings, through a corridor to form a complete building, and using the streamlined shape of the ship to design the building's outline, and with the design of the waterscape, the shape of thea large ship driving on the sea is formed.

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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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