Not all design inspiration comes from private homes and apartments. Public spaces, which are often created by top architects and designers, offer a wealth of stylish décor and design ideas for your own home. HomeDSGN brings you an array of hotels, office buildings and other public environments that feature stunning interior design elements, alluring ambiance and innovative lighting. With a little imagination, these elements can be incorporated into any home interior design.
April 2011 marks the completion of “Metropol Parasol”, the redevelopment of the Plaza de la Encarnacíon in Seville, Spain.
Designed by J. MAYER H. architects, the waffle-like crown structure comprises the world’s largest wooden structure and becomes the new icon for Seville, a place of identification and to articulate Seville’s role as one of the world´s most fascinating cultural destinations.
Based on Lewis Carroll’s classic story, Alice in Wonderland is one of the most unusual restaurants in Tokyo that combines psychedelic decorations, dramatic designs and waitresses dressed in Alice costumes.
Located in Tokyo’s Ginza shopping district, the 2,254 square-foot space is divided into themed sections that reflect scenes from the 1951 animated movie.
Evan Joseph is one of the premiere photographers of New York City architecture and interiors. He released in October 2010 a book called New York City at Night, where he put together a collection of both aerial and street-level photos.
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This book features photographs of New York City’s most famous landmarks, such as the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty, as well as little-known areas of Manhattan like the nightclubs of Greenwich Village.
Found on Nasa’s website, this series of images taken from NASA’s Landsat 5 satellite shows the city’s spread into the adjacent desert landscape.
Check out the video below and click the images to zoom in!
Luke Shepard, a student at The American University of Paris started, strung together over 2,000 images in a complex time-lapse manner to create this amazing video titled Le Flâneur.
He started this project in March 2010 and finished shooting in May. “The video is composed completely of photographs I took with my DSLR. I had the camera on a tripod in order to keep it stable and to keep a consistent height” Shepard said.