Peculiar Yet Romantic Jewelry Design Composed of Real Flowers Enclosed in Mini Glass Orbs

Jewelry brand RubyRobin offers a unique design of jewelry composed of real flowers enclosed in mini glass orbs. Designer Khrystyna creatively encased real flower petals and dandelion seeds in miniature glass jars to make rings, pendant necklaces and earrings.   [via designtaxi]

 

Calming Glass Tea House Mondrian Pavilion in Venice by Hiroshi Sugimoto

Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto designed this calming ‘Glass Tea House Mondrian’ located in the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice using wood, glass and water as a pavilion. The structure consists of an open-air landscape courtyard and an enclosed glass cube. [via designboom]

 

Minimalist Råman House in Sweden by Claesson Koivisto Rune

Architectural and design firm Claesson Koivisto Rune converted an abandoned former school in the middle of nature in Baldringe, Sweden into this simple and serene residence called Råman House. Their client is Sweden’s most renowned designer of glass, Ingegerd Råman. Description by Claesson Koivisto Rune: The rooms have been transformed into an open plan, calm white space that enjoys daylight through the surrounding high windows of the old classrooms. The [...]

 

Gorgeous Peter’s House with Movable Louvers in California by Craig Steely Architecture

Craig Steely Architecture has designed this private resident called ‘Peter’s House’ on a steep site the above Dolores Park in San Francisco, California. Its most distinctive feature would have to be its use of a system of moveable louvers, which according to the firm was “built from reclaimed lumber sourced from the San Francisco Presidio to regulate openness and privacy”. [via trendir]

 

Fabulously Bright Glass SOHO Office in China by AIM Architecture

Shanghai-based AIM Architecture , founded by European architects Wendy Saunders and Vincent de Graaf, has designed this very cool and literally bright glass office of SOHO in Shanghai, China.  SOHO China is the property developers behind  Zaha Hadid’s Galaxy Soho and Wangjing  Soho projects. Description by AIM Architecture: An entirely glass and mirrored interior exposes the infrastructure of SOHO’s new office building in Shanghai. The glass creates a multitude of reflections of the sales [...]

 

Riveting Kaleidoscope-like Installations by Suzan Drummen

Dutch artist Suzan Drummen loves to work in public spaces where she makes paintings, photographs, films and installations. One of her works includes these mesmerizing, kaleidoscope-like installations that were featured at CBK Emmen as well as at the head office of the Sociale Verzekeringsbank in Amstelveen. Drummen used several materials such as colored glass and mirrors that are loosely placed on the floor. [via laughingsquid]