A ground breaking new business class seat for Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class service. A unique seating layout and mechanism creates a new sense of shared experience and allows the seat back to fold forward to create a completely flat bed. For the first time, a simple and uncomplicated design aesthetic has subdued the typically complex expression of aircraft seating. The functional and visual expression of the ‘chair’ has been separated from the myriad of functions that traditionally layer the visual quality of aircraft seating.
Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class service, by Pearson Lloyd
New house in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
Vivienda en Jardín del Sol, Tacoronte, by Antonio Corona Bosch, Arsenio Pérez Amaral, Corona y P. Amaral Arquitectos
Spend a little time here soaking in this Corian bathtub.
I Fuimi, by Claudio Silvestrin, for Boffi
Yolo paint and wallpaper from Portland Oregon, USA. Environmentally responsible paint with a natural palette, and excellent packaging.
Paint and Wallpaper, by Yolo Colorhouse
Plenty of angles — the building’s envelope is composed of an overlapping multi-faceted surface that, because of perforations, creates a moiré effect.
Theatre Agora, Lelystad, Netherlands, by UNStudio
Mondrian South Beach Hotel Residences on Biscayne Bay, Miami are being designed by Dutch designer Marcel Wanders. Owners enjoy all the privileges of an exclusive hotel, including a five-star restaurant, sunset bar, room service and a private boat marina. Opens early 2008.
Residences, by Marcel Wanders, From $500,000, for Mondrian South Beach Hotel
In this restaurant interior for La Terraza del Casino in Madrid, Jaime Hayon has been given free reign to his very personal style — glossy, neo-baroque and real fancy.
La Terraza del Casino, by Jaime Hayon
Simple stainless steel radiators from Ad hoc.
Block, by Giorgio Di Tullio & Stefano Ragaini, for Ad hoc
Bulthaup has introduced a new kitchen line, pared down to the essentials and with a pared down price.
B1 Kitchen, by Bulthaup