Design archive for 2011-02-02

Desks opening up at Studiomates

(8 years ago)
Big exciting news from the Studiomates headquarters: We are expanding. Starting March 1st, we will be renting out 6 more desks. The new space that we will be taking over includes a space that will allow us to host workshops. CreativeEvenings, anyone? Our space is located in DUMBO, Brooklyn, right on the water. The picture [...]

The Lookout House by Ike Kligerman Barkley Architects

(8 years ago)
Ike Kligerman Barkley Architects designed a contemporary renovation and extension of the Lookout House in Fairfield County, Connecticut. . Project description: Clients chose to retain the eccentric 1979 structure of the property and commissioned a gut renovation and extension.  The original pyramid form of the house, which is centered on an open-plan double-height living space [...]

The Candy Man Can

(8 years ago)
Sometimes listening to the Candy Man Song is all I need to make my day a little brighter and happier. Here we go:

Icelandic Contemporary Design in Stockholm

(8 years ago)
Iceland's design community is planning a large presence for Stockholm Design Week this year. The cornerstone is an exhibition called Icelandic Contemporary Design Week at the Stockholm Furniture Fair.Designs presented will run the gamut from how Icelanders organize time or quench their thirst, to defending the population from natural disasters. Or enjoy the island's geo-thermal energy - that's the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa above.

Bebop Sofa by Poltrona Frau

(8 years ago)
Wow what a beaut: Bebop sofa designed by Cini Boeri for Poltrona Frau. The frame of this sofa’s seat is made of beech wood, and the back and armrests are poplar. The body is upholstered in Pelle Frau® leather in a huge selection of colors, and the feet are tubular steel with chromium-plated or gunmetal [...]

Camel No. 9

(8 years ago)
Designed by Melncoly | Country: United States “Packaging design for Camel No. 9 Brand. The package itself has a crocodile leather pattern and an embossing effect that creates the allure of leather.”

Aichinger House by Hertl Architekten

(8 years ago)
Aichinger House by Hertl.Architekten was a restaurant with two bars but the challenge for the architects was to renovate one of the bars into two flats. The architects created a dynamic exterior design using light gray curtains to contrast with the concrete building. Allowing for privacy, the curtains can be pinned back just like interior [...]

Spiral Pendants by Ridgely Studio Works

(8 years ago)
At the 2011 Interior Design Show in Toronto, Ridgely Studio Works exhibited their Spiral Pendants. . Visit the Ridgely Studio Works website – here. . .

Treasury Table

(8 years ago)
Every now and then I come across a piece of furniture that makes my heart beat a little faster. It just happend now, when I discovered the Treasury Table over on bltd. What a brilliant concept. It combines my love for ‘organizing things into boxes’ and minimal, clean design. This Treasury Table is a total [...]

Viya Home

(8 years ago)
Viya Home is a new collection of home furnishings from India for The Stephanie Odegard Collection recently launched by Stephanie Odegard and Vikram Goyal. It’s a little off my beaten path but I find myself really into all things gold and brass these days (I blame Kelly Wearstler) so I chose to share some of [...]

‘Very Small Cafés & Restaurants’ from Laurence King Publishing

(8 years ago)
Thanks to our friends at Laurence King Publishing, Architonic is giving away 5 FREE COPIES of ‘Very Small Cafés & Restaurants’ to Architonic Facebook fans. The draw will take place on 7 February. Good luck! >> When you’re gasping for a cuppa (that’s desperate for a cup of tea for anyone who doesn’t live in [...]

Axis Lamp, Tech Chair and Buddy by Bao-Nghi Droste

(8 years ago)
Cologne 2011: these lamps with a mechanism derived from marking tools were among a collection of furniture presented by German designer Bao-Nghi Droste at imm cologne. (more…)

Erik Spiekermann on Gestalten.tv

(8 years ago)
The folks of gestalten.tv just pointed me to their most recent video with Erik Spiekermann. Listen to the German King of Typefaces talk about new visual languages, design processes, the analogies of music and typography. Watch their complete line up of video interviews on gestalten.tv.

Fresh Flowers

(8 years ago)
I like this take unusual on ‘Fresh Flowers‘. Definitely would make it easy to ship them overseas. Made me smile!

Sweet Anarchy

(8 years ago)
A conversation between glass artist Oiva Toikka and designer Harri Koskinen on the making of glass design.

Wim Crouwel – A Graphic Odyssey

(8 years ago)
Wim Crouwel – A Graphic Odyssey opens on March 30, 2011 at The Design Museum. The exhibition, a celebration of the Dutch graphic designer Wim Crouwel’s career, will feature his work for design practice “Total Design,” the identity for the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, as well as his iconic poster, print, typography and lesser known exhibition [...]

Get Out! The Table Shelter

(8 years ago)
Extremis is one of my favorite outdoor brands. The reason is that they do not bother bringing designs to the market unless they have a true innovation that really works for real life. This year, their creative touch has turned to making a “Table Shelter.” In November, they launched the Hopper table and now have [...]

Evolve Cold Pressed Oils

(8 years ago)
Designed by SabatogePKG | Country: United Kingdom “SabotagePKG have designed the brand & structural identity for a new range of premium, organic, cold pressed oils by Evolve. The brief was to create an ecological-premium brand identity which embodies this ethos. Sabotage developed a chic 330ml/11.16fl oz carafe style glass bottle complete with integral lid and [...]

Love knows not

(8 years ago)
The face of this watch shows a random jumble of letters, however once each hour the letters align to make the phrase "Loves knows not what time is." A..

Restaurant at the Royal Academy by Tom Dixon

(8 years ago)
British designer Tom Dixon has completed the interior of the new restaurant at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. (more…)

SashaDasha Design

(8 years ago)
Aleksandra (Sasha) Gantseva Dasha Gantseva are SashaDasha Design, a Russian pair of young, creative designers who have created a collection called Maps that was made by Jaime Hayon Studio. The designers explain that the project is an interpretation of modern cities using the map as a pattern. After creative investigation, the designers chose specific areas [...]

Student Work – Michael Nagy

(8 years ago)
Designed by Michael Nagy | Country: Germany “The assignment at Uni was to redesign the logo and packaging of Austrian canned food producer “Inzersdorfer” which is an iconic brand in Austria with its first factory built during the reign of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1870. Our deadline was 4 weeks after we had started the project. [...]

imm cologne 2011 – [D3] Contest Video Special

(8 years ago)
[There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] As always we have been around with our video team at this year’s imm cologne. Here are some impressions and interviews of the young designers who exhibited at the [D3] Contest. Enjoy! read also: When We [...]

‘Slow Sofa’ by Frederik Roijé (NL)

(8 years ago)
During this year’s imm cologne the Dutch designer Frederik Roijé presented his new sofa at the ‘Passages’ – the fair’s satallite events in the city of Cologne. ‘Slow Sofa’ is a family of nine elements that can be applied in many compositions at various locations. With its wooden storage space it unites side table and [...]

Carroll Street Woodworkers at IDS 2011

(8 years ago)
At the 2011 Interior Design Show in Toronto, we met Rob Day and Jeremy Kehoe from the Carroll Street Woodworkers, who were exhibiting a variety of their recent work. . Visit the Carroll Street Woodworkers website – here. . .

Maison à Althardt par SoHo Architektur

(8 years ago)
En Allemagne, à Althardt, à l’est de Memmingen, l’agence SoHo Architektur transforme et agrandit cette ancienne ferme allemande. Face au massif montagneux des Préalpes, la construction se perce de larges baies vitrées cadrant des vues. Derrière une enveloppe traditionnelle, l’espace intérieur se déploie et surprend, fluide et contemporain. Photographies : Zooey Braun, Rainer Retzlaff, Gerhard [...]Maison à Althardt par SoHo Architektur is a post from: Muuuz - Blog Architecture, Design, Tendances, Inspiration

Österlen by Inga Sempé for Gärsnäs

(8 years ago)
French designer Inga Sempé will present this ash chair and table for Swedish brand Gärsnäs at the Stockholm Furniture Fair in Sweden next week. (more…)

The Pallet Chair by Cooler Solutions

(8 years ago)
At the 2011 Interior Design Show in Toronto, the design firm Cooler Solutions exhibited the Pallet Chair that was made from the reclaimed wood of shipping pallets. . Millions of boardfeet in hardwood lumber becomes garbage in North America. The Pallet chair reclaims this lumber from discarded pallets and transforms garbage into an object of [...]

MADE UP

(8 years ago)
Curated by Tim Durfee, MADE UP is the first in a series of year-long inquiries designed to bring emergent themes from the work and research of Art Center's Graduate Media Design Program (MDP), California.
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