• Blow of heart: The vault of LeFevre, organic and remarkable
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    Blow of heart: The vault of LeFevre, organic and remarkable

    This construction was done by the American studio Matter Design Studio, where Wes McGee and Brandon Clifford created a remarkable work. Each element has been carefully calculated and calibrated for a balance of volumes and forces. Marvel of technology, this work is also a beautiful illustration of the meeting between art and architecture. Entirely made of plywood, LeFevre’s vault can be admired in the Benvard Gallery at the Ohio State Knownlton School of Architecture. (Source: http://www.matterdesignstudio.com )

  • Blow of heart: glass animals by Marta Klonowska
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    Blow of heart: glass animals by Marta Klonowska

    Marta Klonowska is a Polish artist. She uses glass in an amazing way by sculpting real size translucent animals. Inspired by romantic and baroque painters like Rubens or Goya, she creates veritable works of art, where each piece of glass is glued with the minutia of a goldsmith’s work. It is interesting to compare painter’s reference paintings with his works, especially since the works are compared. Really beautiful ! according to “Large Kitchen Still Life” after Michel de Bouillon according to “Marquesa de Pontejos” after Francisco de Goya according to “Venus and Adonis” after Peter Paul Rubens according to “Portrait of a Young Girl” after Charles of Agar ) (Source:…

  • Blow of heart: The "Lana for Photoliu chair", a chair between modernity and tradition
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    Blow of heart: The "Lana for Photoliu chair", a chair between modernity and tradition

    Love for this pretty chair with ethnic prints and modern elegance! Lana, a famous Romanian designer based in London, pays tribute to traditional values ​​while adapting to the needs of the modern world. With an authentic look, eight months of work reveal a practical, functional chair, modern and traditional design at a time. Heart stroke ! ) (source: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/338403359473381723/ )

  • Blow of heart: nostalgia when you hold us!
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    Blow of heart: nostalgia when you hold us!

    Although VHS tapes seem to belong to a distant past, more and more products are borrowing its design. So this coffee table takes the form of our old VHS tapes to remember moments when you rewind your movies, at the time of Blu-ray and streaming. This coffee table represents the stack of three VHS cassettes. It is made of teak wood, handmade in Indonesia and is limited edition. ) (Source: http://www.technabob.com )

  • Blow of heart: insulating graphics on the walls
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    Blow of heart: insulating graphics on the walls

    Here is an innovative solution for walls: hexagonal wall tiles with insulating properties thanks to wood fiber. Exhibited during Design Week in Stockholm, these tiles create a graphic on the walls with a variety of colors. Balanced between durable, economical and functional materials, these modular slabs can be found in a variety of different colors and can be assembled according to taste to create a beautiful fresco on the walls. The slabs are made from wood fibers mixed with cement and water, and have sound-absorbing properties that can really improve the acoustics of a room. Heart stroke ! See the video : , http://inhabitat.com/colorful-hexagonal-wall-tiles-made-from-sound-absorbing-wood-wool/ ) (sources: http://pinterest.com/pin/47006389833642671/ , http://inhabitat.com/colorful-hexagonal-wall-tiles-made-from-sound-absorbing-wood-wool/ )

  • Blow of heart: an innovative hanging system by Ryan Frank
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    Blow of heart: an innovative hanging system by Ryan Frank

    Hitch your hat or clothes with an innovative bio-plastic system by Ryan Frank. It is a suspension system that uses hooks made from plants (cut grass) and recycled materials. Innovative and practical, blow of heart! This grapple, a flexible suspension system made with an unexpected ingredient: grass, represents a totally new approach to hanging objects and clothes. Innovative in form and durable in design, yet flexible, this design is design-conscious and affordable. Heart stroke ! ) (source: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/400187116859891225/ ) Learn more at http://www.ryanfrank.net/2013/06/05/grapple/ and on http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/314697738/grapple-hooks-made-from-grass

  • Blow of heart: 3Legs tables by Dávid Tarcali from Studio Nomad
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    Blow of heart: 3Legs tables by Dávid Tarcali from Studio Nomad

    A favorite for the 3Legs tables made by Dávid Tarcali, from a single sheet of 3 mm thick folded steel. The designer has designed a collection of tables inspired by geometric patterns and architectural forms. Each table is folded from a single sheet of steel 3 millimeters thick. Heart stroke ! ) (Source: https://www.facebook.com/Adesignblocnote/photos/a.401801846544327.90159.401753733215805/751190904938751/?type=1 ) Learn more: http://studio-nomad.com/post/88466917240/3legs-table-collection-2014-david

  • Blow of heart: "Boulder Plate" alliance between stone and metal
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    Blow of heart: "Boulder Plate" alliance between stone and metal

    The studio of Spanish designer Andreu Carulla Studio realized this project for their client the restaurant El Celler of Can Roca in Catalonia. The realization of this project consists in choosing a rock in nature. This serves as a base for adapting the metal tripod. Each rock being unique, it is necessary to design each tripod so that it fits perfectly to the shape of the stone. The rocks owe their shape to the passage of water from the nearby stream. Here is a realization that integrates with nature! (photo credits: http://www.andreucarulla.com )