Art In A Japanese Bathhouse

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We all dream of traveling again soon, and Japan is definitely on my list right on top. I remember a few visits to a bathhouse and enjoying my first experience with their bathing and wellbeing culture very much. That's why I was immediately drawn to this project submitted within the current FRAME Awards. This small project for a bathhouse in Kumamoto, …

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Humanizing Public Design in Foster& Partners Hospital Project In Cairo

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Our home is our safe harbor, and we do not want to compromise on that feeling when stepping outdoors. Public spaces such as hospitals, airports, education facilities, or convention centers will undergo a long-due makeover offering a homely, more meaningful, and less anonymous layout. Humanizing public design needs to be on private and public agendas, and a thoughtful example of …

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Homely comfort in a rehabilitation center

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We have started seeing inspiring examples this year of how a clinical environment could look less anonymous and more comforting and how caregiving and design can go hand in hand. Adding surface design and color are two main ingredients to give more joy and personality to the architectural and design work, and thus benefit caregivers and patients. At Domstate Zorghotel, located in …

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Hack Care – A DIY style book for dementia-friendly homes

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The title in itself is already something; however, this is not a product made by IKEA , but it comes inspired by the Swedish lifestyle IKE offers. Hack Care - A DIY stylebook for dementia-friendly homes has been designed by Singapore’s philanthropic foundation Lien. You will find creative modifications that help people living with dementia facilitate their every day in their homes. Styled …

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7 Examples Of The Space Of Mind Trend

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This year's global staycation has invited us to enjoy shorter getaways in near surroundings or on our land plot. As a result, intimate getaways increase in small cabins that offer different functions; please see 7 examples of the Space Of Mind Trend (spatial design edition). Though used for working purposes and as a mini office in your garden to guarantee the …

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Plant-version novelty at IKEA’s in-store restaurant: The meatball goes green

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Did you know that IKEA counts for one of the world’s largest restaurant chains? Surprising yet logic. You might have heard though that Ikea sells each year more than a billion meatballs at its in-store restaurants. Few things are as synonymous with IKEA as the Swedish meatballs. Committed to going greener as a brand in all areas and be "climate positive" by …

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