MAARJA MARGA

INSPIRATION

The Phytophiler

A series of hand-thrown terracotta pots on which functional appendices are installed, suggesting possible gestures and daily care for the plants that inhabit our living spaces.

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Japanese Carpentry

Japanese carpentry has a history of over 1,000 years. Though in western construction we tend to separate architect/designer from the constructor, in Japan the carpenter is also the architect.

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Matroshka furniture

Matroshka takes a brand new approach to combining the functions of a home. When the basic idea was being conceived, the focus was on seeing the room as a volume instead of an area, and on creating plenty of storage while also keeping the furniture comfortable and appealing.

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Village Underground Lisboa

The Village Underground (VU) is an international platform for culture and creativity that exists in London since 2007 and reached Lisbon in 2014. This place advocates and promotes independent culture, makes accessible its knowledge and encourages new centres and initiatives.  

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Sony's Symphonic Light

Its the classiest speaker you’ve never seen.

Technology only ever starts to feel magical when it disappears. The best manmade devices are described as feeling organic, distilled to a purity of purpose and function, stripped of wires and sharp edges and other things that betray their artificiality.

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Cheat sheet for baseboard corners

Installing baseboards is an easy do-it-yourself project, but cutting them can be tricky. Here’s a cheat sheet to help you miter cut your baseboards based on the corner type you need.

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Gastro-Brasserie sketch: The Gallery

Dusty pink from top to bottom and 239 works of art line it’s walls… Celebrated artist, David Shrigley and star-architect, India Mahdavi have transformed the Gallery at sketch as part of a long-term programme of artist-conceived restaurants.

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Glow table

Really light up your next dinner party with a table that glows in the dark!

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Restaurang Museet

Richard Lindvall created a vivid atmosphere for this dualistic space – bistro by day and bar by evening.
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Miito kettle

Miito is an innovative product that heats liquids directly in the vessel to be used, hence eliminating the heating of excess water.

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Estelon Extreme

Estelon‘s Major Statement, The Extreme Loudspeaker. Extreme, perhaps when fully extended at 2m and certainly in price 170,000 EUR a pair.

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All I Own House

All I Own House, conceived by PKMN architectures for the graphic designer Yolanda R. Pila,  materialises the interior of a house through its inhabitant personal belongings.

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