Flooring is a feature of design that should not be overlooked. It’s the foundation of any room, and can offer great potential to a designer. Design floors have the potential to create and enhance the story of a space. Particularly with the right material at hand. With Bolidt, the possibilities are endless. Whilst providing a highly durable, highly hygienic floor, it also offers absolute freedom in design. Any desire of the designer can be achieved; any colour, any pattern, any shape.read more
This year, at the Superyacht Design Symposium, it’s all about Design. Held in Kitzbühel, Austria, the future of yachting will be thoroughly explored. At Bolidt, design is everything. An intricate balance of elements results in an incredibly strong material that is perfect for the decks of superyachts. Technical properties can be added and taken away, making it incredibly diverse. More than this, it is the flexibility in design that makes Bolidt so appealing to yacht designers. Whilst Teak is hugely popular in yachts, Bolidt can offer a material of enhanced properties and aesthetics, that doesn’t cut down endangered trees.read more
Ben van Berkel is an architect who aims to restructure the way we think about housing. His contributions to the field include the stunning Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam, as well as huge scale housing projects in Asia such as the Masterplan Eunma Housing Development in South Korea. Not only has he brought iconic landmarks to the industry, but also innovative theory in practice. He works through UNStudio, the architectural firm he founded in 1998.read more
As we enter the new year, questions and ambitions can be thrown to the future. A topic that concerns all of us is the way in which we live together. It’s quite clear that aspects of our modern day society are unsustainable in the long run. Thus, the way that we interact with each other and our environment has come under question.read more
With a new year comes new trends, and with new trends comes exciting developments. The fashion trend predictors have foreseen some interesting movements in the interior design of homes. Here they are.read more
2016 has been a phenomenal year in terms of sustainable developments. Whilst global warming isn’t going to stop, neither are designers going to stop developing solutions. Let’s take a look at some of the most inspiring topics of the year.
Oil Rigs Turned Sea-Life Supporting Skyscrapers?
Oil rigs are not typically associated with sustainability, which is why this project is so inspiring. Noah Oasis have designed a concept that transforms oil rigs into vertical bio-habitats. The current reaction to oil spills is slow and inefficient, inflicting severe damage upon the entire marine ecosystem. These floating structures are intended to pop up all over the globe, soaking up the oils to offer immediate aid.