June, 2011

  • June 29, 2011

    The Greentainer Project! The Greentainer Project by Exposure Architects is a prime example of sustainable design using old shipping containers as a base for a meeting room or a lounge area, an office, or whatever your imagination can think of, the possibilites are endless. The container has been equipped with roof-top solar panels that supply all the energy necessary to run the heating-cooling systems, lights […]

  • June 28, 2011

    We have ready many, many books on our industry and even considered writing one or two but then we finally purchased Interior Architecture: From Brief To Build by Jennifer Hudson and realised that a great design bible has finally been written. The following is a brief description of the contents from publishers Laurence King Interior Architecture provides an in-depth study of the creative and construction […]

  • In this blog post we are covering 10 of our favourite pop ups! A varied mix from across the globe from retail outlets to restaurants and hotels, each of these pop ups showcase fantastic elements of design from their creators. MARMITE! Love it or Hate it, that is the general theme for our first pop up. Marmite’s pop up store in Selfridges, London designed […]

  • June 19, 2011

    Design really is everywhere! I was sitting at home last night spending a typical evening in front of the TV catching up with the latest helpings of Masterchef Australia and this pop up restaurant was featured. The restaurant is called Greenhouse by Joost, (Joost Bakker) and we couldn’t help but be incredibly impressed by both the design of the restaurant and the concept behind […]

  • June 16, 2011

    We recently covered the Frjtz Café and quoted that “great design does not have to be expensive design”. We have come across this fantastic project by Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture in San Jose, Costa Rica which is a further example of this. We are in the process of preparing notes for a lecture we are delivering at a local university next week on the […]

  • June 7, 2011

    You can see in the “about” section of our website that we have a very clear mantra. Great design does not always have to be expensive design. We thought it was time we exhibited an example of this. We have been researching Café’s for a potential project in Ras Al Khaimah and we stumbled upon this project by San Francisco based agency Y.A Studio. […]

  • June 5, 2011

    At Studio EM HQ today we were researching the latest trend: “pop up” stores. We love the pop up store concept; it’s quirky, fresh, and unique and creates a much needed buzz on the high street. We were discussing where in Dubai a pop up store would work well. JBR Marina Walk was an option we discussed but then we came across this underground […]

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