You might as well name it contemporary minimal. For me small details make these interiors exotic minimal.
muted minimal and just enough decor-drama
Interior Designer: Dipen Gada & Associates
Honoured as ‘innovative designer’ by India’s leading interiors magazine; Vadodara based Dipen Gada & Associates creates contemporary designs within Indian context. I think these interiors can be of anywhere.
intimate exotic corner
staircase railing with some musical-ly detail
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Designers: @ Creativoo
I couldn’t resist sharing these creations too of Creativoo designers with you. Creativoo is a multi-disciplinary design consultancy based in Shanghai, China.
Are you looking at these … speakers thinking why there is no sound ?!
Are you already shaking it?! (Nowadays I shake my CPU because it doesn’t get started!).
To me these products remind me something of sweet old gramophone design.
Hey! But I am not saying these are speakers or lights or some new age designer chairs!!
I am asking you what these are.
Use some brain salt and I already gave you a two hints!
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A young team of designers @ Creativoo based in Shanghai, China have designed these teapots based on Chinese astrological mouse.
Well the mouse is not my favourite though I think first thing I learnt to draw was a mouse!
But I love these teapots. The perfect flow, a dash of origami and a golden touch by Creativoo designers makes these pots too cute!
Go check the whole range here.
And yes 2008 is Year of the Mouse.
Architects: Matharoo Associates
If you are thinking about amazing geometry and curves of this house so effortlessly mingling with each other then also note that this house accommodates a family swimming pool in just 450 sqm plot. And let me tell you everything has a functional aspect other than just design!
This stunning house is situated in Jodhpur city, in the middle of Thar Desert.
All the creativity and talent @ architects Matharoo associates is at work here.
Composite walls of dressed stone on the outside and brick on inside are used as construction methods. The brick stone composite wall insulates much more than ‘all stone’ traditional walls.
Another great insulator is predominant focus of design – water – in the form of a swimming pool.
To understand what kind of solace a swimming pool gives to people living without water for many generations, we need to actually live in a desert area! The swimming pool is made into a canopy, which shadows the stone boulders and makes the presence of water felt even if sometimes there is none. The living areas are shielded from sun with the pool above. Simple corrugated GI sheet is used as formwork for the swimming pool soffit.
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frog – digital art
Artist: Jyotsna Bhatt @ Saffron Art gallery
A very talented Vadodara based ceramist and potter Jyotsna Bhatt’s work as part of Digital Art exhibition. It is while learning sculpture she discovered her interest in making three-dimensional figures.
untitled – digital art
archival inkjet on paper
Rat a cat – stoneware double walled form
@ Lemongrasshopper Gallery
Her ceramic works includes images of cats and dogs. She hates repeating forms and that is why she doesn’t like to go commercial.
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fuusio – a go anywhere tote bag
Designers: Tiia, Eeva, Laura, Hanna @ Focus Fabrik
The Finnish designers – Tiia Eronen, Eeva Heikkinen, Laura Järveläinen, and Hanna Kerman @ Focus Fabric make this kind of pulsating urban landscape on textiles.
For their interiors fabrics they also find inspiration from nature. To top it all they use only sustainable material – organic cotton and hemp.
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