• News

    24 July 2014

    Call for participation

    Ideal Lab’ invite artisans and designers to participate in a workshop and develop objects within “Replanted Identity” to be exhibited in a touring exhibition in 2015. Read more here

    2 April 2014

    Birgitta Ralston at TED

    At TEDxNantes, Birgitta Ralston talked about Ideal Lab’, a program with the ambition to design beautiful meaning.
    The Ideal Lab relocate the meaning of design to a social environment in mutation, to define future needs and realise future scenarios through tangible products and processes. She shows results from themes like elders participation, food waste and neighbourhood empathy.

    23 January 2014

    250.000m2 project

    We just learned that we have been selected to compete for the new hospital CHU Nantes in France with an amazing team ! AIA architects and Mr Souto de Moura, architect who has been rewarded with the Pritzker prize in 2011. The CHU Nantes is going to be the largest french hospital complex with over 200.000 m2 and we are part of the team to bring an edge into the interior design and public spaces.

We are dedicated to give each design a sense of meaning and personality. Designs that relate to people. The studio deliver performant design solutions in the shape of objects and identity into public spaces. Integrating innovative materials into it's creations, Ralston & Bau is aiming for a sustainable design.