During the past year, and especially in the time of COVID-19, rainbows provide much-needed escapism, inspiring happiness, joy and hope. As a result, rainbows are increasingly being incorporated into architecture and design across the globe. Lois O’Hara’s vibrant, colorful installations represents this trend to a T, and comprises mural painting, design and art direction.
Incorporating our love of rainbows into architecture and interior design is fairly new. Over the past year, and especially in the current time of COVID-19, rainbows provide much needed escapism, inspiring happiness, joy, and hope
Over the past year, and especially in the time of COVID-19, rainbows inspire happiness, joy and hope. Graphic designer Fallon Kesicier installed New York’s “largest Pride flag” on the steps of the Louis Kahn-designed Four Freedoms State Park to celebrate Pride Month.
Dunn-Edward’s 2020 Design Trend Playtime captures the enjoyment and immersion in the experience of NOW. This trend can be seen throughout Kaikaya, a tropical sushi restaurant with bold colors and an eclectic style.
The idea is not so far-fetched — a growing number of cities are adopting “Vegitecture,” or vertical gardens, to add a touch of green to their atmospheres.
Dunn-Edward’s 2020 Design Trend Co-Habitants captures the enthusiasm and optimism of a new decade, boasting artisan, vernacular themes. The essence of this trend is abundant through the Viceroy Los Cabos, an incredible beach-front hotel facing the Sea of Cortez.
Dunn-Edward’s 2020 Design Trend Playtime captures the enjoyment and immersion in the experience of NOW. This trend is well represented in TTC Elite Saigon Kindergarten, by Kientruc O architects, with its whimsical facade decorated with colorful patterns and irregularly shaped windows.
Artists around the world have found creative ways to offer hope amid the COVID-19 crisis, keeping people connected during a pandemic that keeps us apart.
Japanese design office id has skillfully incorporated Minty Fresh into Sumiyoshido Kampo Lounge, creating a simple and elegant clinic for acupuncture and moxibustion.
As we begin this New Year, we focus on the exciting shifts happening in restaurant architecture. Taking cues from a wide range of sources — from minimalism and material, to color and symbolism — the trends are ushering in the next decade of design excellence!