Design
Fill the emptiness
Fill the emptiness

We like projects that leave the field clear for users, that allow users to show their own creativity. Very good examples of such projects are Oscar Nunez works: “fill in the cat” and “comic shelf”. The Mexican designer has created products that contain empty space that can be filled with books, toys or other objects. [...]

Andrew Myers Screw Art
Andrew Myers Screw Art

We are very interested in all forms of human mind creativity and one of the areas full of creativity is art. Art knows no boundaries and makes the world so interesting We like this argument and to support it we can find plenty of examples. We collect them all in our Facebook album called “Amazing [...]

LEGO bricks in Wuppertal
LEGO bricks in Wuppertal

Who of us wouldn’t like to move back into the childhood, when our creative minds were completely free. LEGO bricks are a symbol of childhood for many generations. Martin Heuwold (aka MEGX) decided to remind people of that symbol and show it at the macro level. Using paints, the artist transformed an old concrete viaduct in [...]

Eco Glamping in Cornwall
Eco Glamping in Cornwall

In the village of Bude, North Cornwall, close to the beautiful beaches of the Atlantic Ocean, we have found eco glamping (glamorous camping) named Atlantic Surf Pods. It has raised our interest mainly due to the capsule form of the houses with rounded roofs and interesting location on the undulating terrain. Houses remind some round [...]

IMM Cologne 2013
IMM Cologne 2013

Furniture Fair IMM Cologne 2013 began on Monday, January 14th. Every year the largest and most well-known furniture companies in the world show their furniture proposals there. Among them are: Kartell, Driade, Cappellini, Leolux, Minotti, Rolf Benz, Poliform, Ligne Roset, B & B Italia, as well as young designers from all over the world. The [...]

Let the green coats us. Emerald inspirations for interiors in 2013.
Let the green coats us. Emerald inspirations for interiors in 2013.

The majority of us desire the beneficial contact with nature so it is a good news that Pantone has announced 2013 to be the year of emerald. Its exact code on the Pantone’s colour palette is PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald. We – of course – will continue to present loads of inspiring interiors showing a variety [...]

Fish in the garden or garden for fish?
Fish in the garden or garden for fish?

Once again an eco-design related to aquarium fish has paid our attention. This time much more friendly for the fish than Yan Lu design previously featured on our blog. This very interesting project successfully raised its funding goal four days ago at kickstarter. Two entrepreneurs form Oakland (USA) – Nikhil Arora and Alejandro Velez invented [...]

Indoor clouds
Indoor clouds

We have good news for those who used to have their heads in the clouds. Now they can make it also indoors and it has nothing to do with Cloud Computing technology It is possible thanks to creative mind of a Dutch artist. Berndnaut Smilde has combined art and science to create an artificial cloud [...]

Keret House – the narrowest house in the world
Keret House - the narrowest house in the world

We’ve written about the smallest houses in the world on the occasion of the Jay Shafer’s visit in Poland. This time we have the opportunity to write about our native project that has been recently implemented here in Poland. It is the „Keret House” – an art instalation that has been opened last month in [...]

Save the Goldfish!
Save the Goldfish!

To illustrate an important issue, designers decide sometimes to implement controversial solutions. Yan Lu presented some time ago a rather morbid concept of a washbasin, forcing the user to pay attention to the issue of water saving. “Poor Little Fish” basin is characterized by the fact that hand washing seems to cause a loss of [...]

Jay Shafer: Size matters
Jay Shafer: Size matters

At Lodz Design Festival we met Jay Shafer, who visited the event with a lecture titled „Size matters”. What he has talked about prompted us to reflect on the „small living” theme. Jay Shafer is considered to be an expert in the field of „small living”and a precursor of „Tiny House People” movement, which call [...]

The winner of the Lodz Design 2012 make me! competition
The winner of the Lodz Design 2012 make me! competition

The winner of this year’s make me! competition receiving a main prize of PLN 20,000 funded by the Major Festival Patron Paradyż Ceramics is Jan Lutyk for his ‘Ribbon’ chair design project. The judges appreciated above all the understanding of the material used by the designer in his work, the clarity and simplicity of the [...]

Shearers Quarters by John Wardle Architects
Shearers Quarters by John Wardle Architects

This time we come back to beloved by House & Garden Design architecture perfectly integrated with the nature. Just look at Shearers Quarters by John Wardle Architects.This pearl of architecture comes from Tasmania, Australia. The building is located on a working sheep farm on the site of the old shearing shed destroyed by fire. Both [...]

Louis Vuitton & Yayoi Kusama concept store
Louis Vuitton & Yayoi Kusama concept store

Once upon a time have we written about very interesting interior design in Origami Paper store in Mataro (Spain). You can find it on our blog. But another original public interior design has caught our attention today. It is a design of a concept store in London’s Selfridges department store, where a collection of fashion [...]

House & Garden Design is a partner of Cohabitat Gathering 2012
House & Garden Design is a partner of Cohabitat Gathering 2012

This October is a very intense month of our involvement in cultural activities. Apart from the already mentioned Lodz Design Festival we are also a partner of another extraordinary festival which will be held this month in Lodz – Cohabitat Gathering 2012. This event is very close to us because of our approach to the [...]

House & Garden Design is an ambassador of Lódź Design Festival 2012
House & Garden Design is an ambassador of Lódź Design Festival 2012

We are very pleased to announce that House & Garden Design is an ambassador for the upcoming Lódź Design Festival 2012 Design shapes AWARENESS The motto of the 6th festival edition is AWARENESS. It emphasizes the role of awareness, that in addition to usability and aesthetics it plays in design. The motto is interpreted by [...]

19-22 September 2012 – 100% Design of London
19-22 September 2012 – 100% Design of London

The eighteenth edition of the largest contemporary design exhibition in the UK took place at Earl’s Court. There were plenty of interesting projects presented there and we are happy to show you some of them. Właśnie odbyła się osiemnasta edycja największej wystawy współczesnego designu w Wielkiej Brytanii. Prezentowano tam wiele ciekawych projektów z których kilka [...]

September 14th 2012 – a number of our Facebook Friends exceeded 20,000!
September 14th 2012 - a number of our Facebook Friends exceeded 20,000!

What’s more: our content reaches about 200,000 people per week, and the number of people speaking about us exceeds 11,000 (more than 50% of all those who like it!). We are very happy with such a huge commitment – it gives us wings! Thank you all and welcome to create a common vision of the world [...]

Roundabout house by Bohumil Lhota
Roundabout house by Bohumil Lhota

We are very interested in unusual architectural projects, especially when a man builds a house according to his needs. That’s what Bohumil Lhota from the Czech Republic has done. He has built a very interesting house fit into the natural landscape. The house is circular, with living quarters on the upper level and a pool [...]

Terrarium – a garden in miniature
Terrarium - a garden in miniature

We welcome a little bit of nature in the interior. Small terrarium with its original shape could be a decoration or just a miniature garden. These terrariums look also good in quantity. It enchanted us. Bardzo lubimy gościć we wnętrzu choć odrobinę natury. Małe terrarium o oryginalnym kształcie może stać się ozdobą wnętrza lub też [...]

Ecological swimming pool
Ecological swimming pool

Spanish landscape architect Fernando Pozuelo designs natural pools. His projects are not only friendly to man and environment, but also beautiful. This one is a very successful blend of elements of the naturalistic garden with classic cut forms. more here Hiszpański architekt krajobrazu Fernando Pozuelo projektuje naturalne baseny. Jego projekty są nie tylko przyjazne dla [...]

Linear staircase
Linear staircase

Stairs are important part of any interior. Well selected they perfectly underline its character. If you have a contemporary, modern interior – this linear staircase would be a good choice. We have found it at Tododesign website. Schody są ważnym elementem każdego wnętrza. Dobrze dobrane doskonale podkreślają jego charakter. Jeżeli macie nowoczesne, modernistyczne wnętrza – idealnie [...]

Architecture perfectly integrated with the nature
Architecture perfectly integrated with the nature

Thinking about perfect architecture, we think about projects fited perfectly into environment. It is not enough to have a good building with good interior. We are delighted with projects that do not require too much change in environment, projects that fit into this environment, and sometimes look as if they were always there. We enjoy [...]

Zwycięskie projekty konkursu FoorniFEST
Zwycięskie projekty konkursu FoorniFEST

Katarzyna Taube: Bistro Taczaka 20 (nagroda główna w kategorii wnętrze publiczne)   minimalstudio architects: OSB Shop Warsaw (wyróżnienie w kategorii wnętrze publiczne)   Pracownia Projektowa Siedem (nagroda główna w kategorii małe wnętrze)   Agata Kokoszka (wyróżnienie w kategorii małe wnętrze)   mode:lina architekci: Bookbox Loft (nagroda główna w kategorii wnętrze dla Kowalskiego)   Magdalena Krótki: mieszkanie w [...]