Design

Yuya Ushida: sofa_XXXX

'Sofa_xxxx' by yuya UshidaDesigner with offices in Germany, is an expandable and retractable seating system that converts from couch to chair. The cabinet is constructed from 8.000 chopsticks that have been individually cut at different lengths and polished to achieve the correct angles needed to build the structure.
Rings and joints were used to connect the elements of the sofa and give it adaptability and flexibility. Overall, it took three months of work to get the job done. The “XXXX” sofa can support a maximum of three people of 70kg each.

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Architecture

Modern Retail Design: Frankfurt Regionals Wood Installation by Graft

The Designers GRAFT have another contemporary creation to add to their portfolio: the Frankfurt Regionals, a creative wood installation for the Duty Free Shop in Heinemann the Frankfurt airport in Germany. This shop of 40 square meters

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Architecture

Acme Architecture, Hunsett Mill

The restructuring Hunsett Mill, from Acme Architecture based in London, has been driven by a focus on environmentally friendly practices and the desire to create a building that would fit naturally into the landscape, both in terms of aesthetics and function.
The challenge of the project was the location of the structure, in the protected wetlands of the Norfolk Broads, historically adapted for industrial use, the landscape of the Broads has benefited from contemporary trends that emphasize conservation and return to nature. Originally the home of the pump mill's water keeper, the building underwent a number of expansions over the course of the 20th century. They were added room by room at different times, the house had a disjointed appearance not only following the modifications but also due to the sinking of the ground following the increase in flooding from the nearby marshes.

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