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Designing for Healthy Living: In Conversation with Dayhouse Studio and Omni Self-care on Biophilic and Human-Centered Design

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Designing for Healthy Living: In Conversation with Dayhouse Studio and Omni Self-care on Biophilic and Human-Centered Design

    Imagine dwelling in a space that seamlessly blends captivating aesthetics with natural elements, all the while enhancing your well-being. Welcome to the world of Biophillic Design.   In an era where our environments have come to play an even greater role in personal wellness, Biophilic Design emerges as an intriguing new frontier. A cursory Google search defines it as “a concept used within the building industry to increase occupant connectivity to the natural environment through the use of direct nature, indirect nature, and space and place conditions,” and it can be interpreted in various ways.     Inspired...

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UNDER THE SEA: Harmonizing Culinary Innovation with Design for Uptown Sushi

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UNDER THE SEA: Harmonizing Culinary Innovation with Design for Uptown Sushi

There is something innately captivating about collaborative projects that bridge the gap between distinct creative domains. When we embarked on the Uptown Sushi project, we knew we were stepping into an exciting fusion of design and culinary arts, brought together by an overarching vision of an immersive underwater environment. This venture saw us partner with A Parallel Architecture, an award-winning design studio based in Austin, Texas. Known for their holistic and meticulous approach to design, the collaboration was a perfect alignment of our vision and their expertise in creating exquisite spaces.     The concept was to create an environment...

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Felt Emotions: Exploring Jill Malek's Tactile Wallcoverings and Their Effect on Spaces

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Felt Emotions: Exploring Jill Malek's Tactile Wallcoverings and Their Effect on Spaces

Interior design has long been considered a visual art form, but recent trends see it expanding into the tactile realm offering a more immersive, multi-sensory experience. This shift is evident in various ways as designers are incorporating textured tiles for added depth and employing fabrics such as leather, velvet, silk and felt for a touch of softness on walls that were traditionally one-dimensional. These elements not only enhance the look of a space but also engage our touch sense, bringing a new layer of interaction and experience. In line with this movement towards tactile design, we've been integrating sewn-on felt...

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Creating a Harmonious Blend of Nature and Coffee Culture for Bluestone Lane Café

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Creating a Harmonious Blend of Nature and Coffee Culture for Bluestone Lane Café

  In our design practice, we hold a deep conviction in the capacity of design to act as a catalyst for transformation, both within the human experience and the spaces they occupy. We often find our muse in nature's textures and movements, crafting captivating and contemplative designs that encourage the observer to pause and reflect. By seamlessly blending natural elements into our designs, we strive to create spaces that not only captivate the senses but also foster a deeper connection to the environment and enhance the user experience. It is this harmonious integration of nature and design, acting as a...

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Behind The Design | GORGONIAN

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Behind The Design | GORGONIAN

Diving into the depths of the ocean, we encounter a world of natural beauty and rich textures that have inspired countless designs across various mediums. One such example is the GORGONIAN pattern from our “By The Sea” Collection. Inspired by the intricate and luxurious textures found in sea corals, GORGONIAN celebrates the captivating forms and fluidity of underwater life. Digitally-printed on textured type II commercial-grade, non-woven material and available in four stunning colorways - STEEL, OCEAN, STONE and CHARCOAL - this pattern features a sprawling abstract coral motif that evokes the sensation of being submerged in a contemporary gallery within an underwater world. Being...

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