Infamous Triptych Collection by Pedro Paulo-Venzon | Yellowtrace

Infamous Triptych Collection by Pedro Paulo Venzon.

Made up of four circular elements—a dish, a sphere, a cylinder, and a rounded slice of a much larger cylinder—Pedro Paulo-Venzon's table design is a play between absence and equilibrium, subtlety and...
Emiliano RJ Hotel in Rio de Janeiro by Studio Arthur Casas | Yellowtrace

Emiliano RJ Hotel in Rio de Janeiro by Studio Arthur Casas.

Having already achieved phenomenal success in São Paulo, the Emiliano hotel brand has arrived in Rio de Janeiro. Situated on the iconic Copacabana beach, Emiliano RJ Hotel been designed by Studio Arthur Casas, the same architects who...
Return of Glass Block Architecture Trend, Curated by Yellowtrace.

Bricks Decoded: The Return of Glass Blocks.

Go on. Admit it. The thought of glass blocks probably makes you shudder. Unless you fall into the 5%* category of new generation designers who have already embraced the potential of this highly misunderstood and marginalised building...
Return of Breezeblock Architecture Trend, Curated by Yellowtrace

Bricks Decoded: Easy, Breezy, Beautiful Breeze Block.

In Brazil, it’s known as Cobogó. In India, they call it Jaalis. The French term is Brise-soleil. Here we know it as Breeze Block. Call them what you will, these little units of awesome are making a massive comeback. Back in the 50s...
Sliced Architecture Curated by Yellowtrace

Stories On Design // Sliced Architecture.

Sliced Architecture is an ode to skylights, primarily, but not just your regular, run-of-the-mill skylights. Puh-lease. When has regular anything been the topic of discussion around here? Exactly! Sliced Architecture takes into account...
239 House in São Paulo, Brazil by UNA Arquitetos | Yellowtrace

239 House in São Paulo, Brazil by UNA Arquitetos.

Designed by UNA Arquitetos, this essentially Brutalist concrete building, built in São Paulo, Brazil, is not the heavy and dense structure you might otherwise expect it to be. Comprised of what is two separate buildings wrapped around...