Design archive for 2010-11-24

Loft Access by Tamir Addadi Architecture

(8 years ago)
London studio Tamir Addadi Architecture have inserted a tiny staircase to access a tiny loft in a London house. (more…)

Calouette Perpetual Calendar

(8 years ago)
Calouette is a small multidisciplinary design studio located in Michigan run by architect and product designer Michelle Kruzel. They’ve just released a modern perpetual calendar that is marriage of two very different materials, a salvaged timber beam and colorful transparent acrylic. Printed on each acrylic tag is the date, and to mark the current date, [...]

Efficient Home by Mathieu Lehanneur for Schneider Electric

(8 years ago)
Check out this preview of Mathieu Lehanneur’s prototypes from the Efficient Home collection designed for Schneider Electric revealed at the St Etienne Design Biennial. From the release: The collection will feature a range of elements destined to optimize the energy consumption of homes in order to obtain a significant reduction in our carbon footprint, whilst [...]

DropMocks

(8 years ago)
Wow, I was just completely blown away by the simplicity of DropMocks! Need to share images? Use DropMocks! It is THE easy way to create and share image galleries online. (Unfortunately it doesn’t work in Safari. You need Chrome 6 or Firefox 4 for best performance.) Here’s a TechCrunch Article about it. (Thank you Julia)

Dream Home : Holman House by Durbach Block Architects

(8 years ago)
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Student Work – Chong-Min Kang

(8 years ago)
Designed by Chong-Min Kang | Country: South Korea “The Berry Verry Paris is a trendy lifestyle dessert, which provides stress relief to tired modern people with its fresh and sweet flavor. This is a dessert to help relieve fatigue and restoring health by using berries. Berry Verry Paris’s design concept is sweet in color, slim [...]

Masdar Institute campus by Foster + Partners

(8 years ago)
Foster + Partners have completed the first of a cluster of buildings entirely powered by solar energy at Masdar City, a sustainable urban quarter in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. (more…)

Concetto Furniture Collection by CaesarStone and Daniel Germani

(8 years ago)
Concetto by CaesarStone has collaborated with Phoenix-based Argentinian architect, designer and woodworker Daniel Germani to create a unique line of furniture. The Concetto collection is handmade from individually cut and set semi-precious stones, and when matched with wood, the combination is warming, textural and dazzling. Daniel really seems to be able to capture and accentuate [...]

Colombo Design

(8 years ago)
Colombo Design’s latest collection of door hardware, the six millimeters concept collection, includes handles with slim rose and escutcheon that don’t need additional installation works on the door. Both DEA (square) designed by Pio and Tito Toso and SLIM (circle) by Spalvieri / Del Ciotto are available in door and window handles in chrome and [...]

Just a few cards

(8 years ago)
What a fun surprise! Paul Octavious is visiting our studio today! He is a fantastic photographer, runs a design studio in Chicago called Broken Pencil, is the force behind GeniusVomit (?) and also just came out with a site that sells cards called JustAFewCards.com. My favorites are by James Felton and Kyle Steed. See below: [...]

Damien Correll

(8 years ago)
Why did it take me so long to check out Damien Correll’s portfolio? What a talent! Hat tip!

New Order : Modular Storage by Stefan Diez for Established & Sons

(8 years ago)
Related posts:Modern Furniture : The Amsterdam Armoire by Scholten & Baijings for Established & SonsModern Furniture : Cheeky Boxes by ProcessModern Furniture : Heidi by Established & Sons

While Armchair by Marco Goffi

(8 years ago)
The While Chair by Marco Goffi for Caprotti S.a.s. just won a Red Dot 2010 design award. Designed for the contract market, this chair was inspired by the ideas of “less” and “lightweight” and “no mass”… Goffi created a balance of safety and comfort, form and function as well as transportability. The chair comes apart [...]

How to deal with cheaters in college

(8 years ago)
Using statistical analysis, University of Central Florida professor Richard Quinn determined that dozens of students had cheated on a test, told them in a lecture (video below), and over 200 students confessed after the lecture. (via kottke)

Ukoonto Building Blocks

(8 years ago)
What surprise that was yesterday, when I opened a package from Canada yesterday. I found a lovely handwritten thank you note by one of my readers and below the note were these amazing building blocks. Having grown up with superminimal, wooden building blocks myself, my heart jumped. Ukoonto sells this Limited Edition Block Set, 84 [...]

Dressed Up Furniture by KAMKAM

(8 years ago)
Seoul designers KAMKAM have designed a collection of felt-covered furniture that can be fastened using buttons, belts and zips. (more…)

2 or 3 Questions for Daphna Isaacs & Laurens Manders

(8 years ago)
Tafelstukken, by Daphna Isaacs and Laurens Manders, is a series of five lights that shine upon attached containers or pedestals. It is up to the user to decide what items are worthy of the spotlight: everyday objects like keys or fruit, or special treasures. These oak and porcelain "storage" lamps were awarded a 'Three out of ten' DMY award, presented by Hella Jongerius, who pointed out that the tactility and finish of these products made them stand out to the jury. Now we shine the spotlight on the designers...
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