Posts Tagged ‘Design’

Plumen Has the Next Bright Idea

Plumen Has the Next Bright Idea

Plumen has reinvented the wheel with their new line of Low-Energy, Designer Light Bulbs  The Plumen light bulb will not only save you 80% on your energy bills, but will last up to 8 times longer than your standard incandescent bulbs! These bulbs are increbily unique – Plumen aims to show off the unique coil of compact [...]


Austin Recovery Announces New Family House Facility Designed by Sixthriver Architects

Austin Recovery Announces New Family House Facility Designed by Sixthriver Architects

The Expansion Will Provide Additional Support for Mothers in Travis County Austin Recovery, the largest and most affordable drug and alcohol treatment center in Texas, announces their new partnership with Sixthriver Architects, the firm selected to provide architectural and interior design for their new Family House facility. “Family House is unique in that not many [...]


Interior Design + Featured Product: Propellor Light Sculptures

Interior Design + Featured Product: Propellor Light Sculptures

  Call us crazy but we absolutely love these creative lighting designs by Propellor. We have compiled three of the most innovative lighting designs on the market, check them out and let us know what you think! DRAM   VINTAGE GLASS CHANDELIER FROM PROPELLOR    This Vintage Glass chandelier with an aluminum canopy is more than a lighting [...]


Why I am an Architect: Jeff Needles

Caveat: The world is changing and with it an opportunity presents itself. For the past seven months, we have perused online communications and discovered that while many in the architectural and design community emphasize and embrace the cult of personality/ celebrity persona, very few embrace the rough–often humorous edges–of their own humanity. Sixthriver Architects decided [...]


Old is the New New: Recyclable Materials in Architecture and Interior Design (Part One)

sixthriver architects offices in the [locally] famous Penn Field in Austin, Texas–. Every year thousands of commercial airliners are abandoned and left to rust in what are known as “airplane graveyards” across the nation.  With the emergence of environmentally-conscious design, many manufacturers and designers are making use of the airplane metal, seats, etc. from these [...]