8 Pixels Design Blog

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Heaven is a Place on Earth

This curved veil has been completed in 2008 for the Swarovski works in Wattens, Austria. The Veil transforms the Swarovskistrasse in a bright boulevard of magical change. The new pathway marked by the billowing veiled curtain becomes a place of poetic play, of light and shade, of an iridescent dalliance of colors and of magical moments of expression and transformation... Into architecture with divine symmetry. Into color that approaches spirituality. Swarovski

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Light cube

Light cube project is a installation which is unique for Russia. It is a quintessential dynamic light sculpture not only luminant but able to change light forms as the result of using both static and dynamic themes to create three-dimension images. The installation shows three-dimension facility of individually controlled led modules. The idea of objet d`art location is engaging, making it possible to exhibit art works effectively, thus, contributing into sightseeing attractions of Moscow and creating a new show place. It also responds to the company`s image, it`s goodwill.

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Xinhua Bookstore Group Mixed-use Project

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White Futura

“White Futura” is the second cinema in Shanghai alone designed for China Film Cinema City. This unique Cinema embodies a series of mind-blowing & complex concepts involving the Nature of our Universe (or Multiverse), it’s all about curves, exploded as well as folded elements, all giant in size. Designers were inventing distorted spheres and bubble-like spatial caverns (or negative entities) constantly in tension, creating a dynamic space that is taut with drama, and powerfully futuristic.

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Yukyu En

“Yukyu En”, Garden of Eternity, consists of six gardens. Each plays a unique role in the process of saying goodbye to a loved one. The main garden is a modern kare-sansui viewing garden named “Tabidachi no iwa”, Garden for Setting Off on a Journey. The front part represents the present life, while the rare part, which features a single tree among the rocks and gravels, is the afterlife. The white sand that connects two parts represents the mythical river, where the dead move to the afterlife. Another garden, which reflects the changing sky in the pool, reminds the transience of life.

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The Cutting Edge

The cutting Edge is a dispensing pharmacy related to the neighboring Daiichi General Hospital in Himeji City, Japan. In this type of pharmacies the client doesn’t have direct access to the products as in the retail type; rather his medicines will be prepared in the backyard by a pharmacist after presenting a medical prescription. This new building was designed to promote the image of the hospital by introducing a High-tech sharp image in accordance with an advanced medical technology. It results in a white minimalistic but fully functional space.

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