The Viewpoint for Camley Park in King’s Cross, London takes its inspiration from rocky islets, as they are natural landmarks in open water scenery. Islands are places to relax our minds and get away from the hectic city life. The pavilion offers Londoners a hideout, a sort of stranded island in the middle of the city. The design is inspired by the primitive shelters, called Laavus, used in Finland and Scandinavia during fishing and hunting trips. Read more.
Consider ham and eggs. Ham is art; it’s an expensive product that has been cured by salt, sugar, or fire to endure the test of time. Eggs are design; they are a cheaper form of sustenance that shouldn’t linger in your fridge for more than a week or two.
—Ellen Lupton on the intersection of art and design