Design archive for 2011-02-11

News by Massproductions (SE) at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2011

(8 years ago)
The Swedish label Massproductions founded by the designers Magnus Elebäck and Chris Martin presented some new pieces at this year’s Stockholm Furniture Fair, amongst them these beautiful upholstered armchairs. ‘Crown’ seems to be simply composed of four upholstered panels, in fact the artful compositions, with the backrest balancing on the armrests, is based on an [...]

Don’t Miss Out!

(8 years ago)
If you’re not following Design Milk on Twitter or Facebook, you’re missing out on more great design and a few laughs like the picture above, discovered on Hipster Ariel. Choose your poison: Follow @designmilk on Twitter Like Design Milk on Facebook Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook! © 2011 [...]

The Heart Machine by Martin Smith for Laikingland

(8 years ago)
Automata enthusiast and friend of Laikingland Sergio Pinese has created an automata making contest called Crankahead. With the competition deadline and Valentine’s Day fast approaching Martin Smith thought it would be fun to make a piece for both occasions and the result is The Heart Machine. Show your loved one how your heart beats for [...]

Cognitive Cities Conference

(8 years ago)
The Cognitive Cities Conference (#CoCities) aims to bring the vibrant global conversation about the future of cities to Germany. We see CoCities a..

Under My Roof by Christian Vivanco

(8 years ago)
Under My Roof is a new project from Christian Vivanco. Inspired by the traditional cottage with its angled red roof and a typical dollhouse and consists of three variations: three houses — to satisfy three different needs. Under My roof is a great way to organize just about anything form collections to kids toys to [...]

Float

(8 years ago)
What a gem of a find over at Paul Octavious’ blog: Float Documentary Trailer from Phil Kibbe on Vimeo.

Bubuf Hotel by Simone Micheli Architectural Hero

(8 years ago)
At SIA Guest, the 60th International Hospitality Exhibition, held in Rimini  at the end of last year, Architect Simone Micheli presented an exhibition installation entitled “BUBUF animal friendly hotel“: a full-scale simulation of a hotel for pet owners. The main idea is a new hotel format which underlines the new relationship between man and animal [...]

Hella Jongerius: Misfit

(8 years ago)
I don’t do many book reviews or ask to see any in person very often, but Hella Jongerius‘ new book for Phaidon called Misfit was one of those books that I needed to get my grubby paws on immediately. When it came in the mail I was so excited — the beautiful way it is [...]

Paper Tweet

(8 years ago)
Are you in an office with people who are not on Twitter and you have no idea how to communicate with them? Use this Paper Tweet Pad.

Remade in Switzerland

(8 years ago)
Victorinox has a new brand called Remade in Switzerland. The designs are by the young designer Christopher Raeburn from England. He is known for his pioneering work creating ethically aware and innovative men’s and womenswear collections from re-appropriated military fabrics. An MA graduate of the prestigious Royal College of Art in 2006, Ræburn launched in [...]

Proper BBQ

(8 years ago)
Designed by Tom Hayes | Country: United States “Proper BBQ, enabling fine gentlemen to get messy. The range of products are essentials for the BBQ mad gentleman or the lavish messy hungry man, they were designed with a big bold punchy flavor in mind. Each product allows the user to get crazy and splash some charisma into their food, allowing each item [...]

Mini House on Craven Avenue by LineBox Studio

(8 years ago)
"I wanted to re-create the large open spaces, industrial feel and raw materials of my loft in a home that was not in a building" - Client... on a 14' x 70' lot.

Fortune Cookie Stool

(8 years ago)
London-based designer Shin Azumi created this beauty of a stool, called AP. (I agree with Shoebox Dwelling it does look like a fortunte cookie!) Unveiled last year at the Interieur 2010 Kortrijk in Belgium, AP has already scored the Interior Innovation Award 2011.

Snow Type

(8 years ago)
What does a Norwegian Typography lover do when there is too much snow? They go outside and make type from snow. Of course!

Plooop Chair by Timothy Schreiber

(8 years ago)
The Plooop Chair by Timothy Schreiber has officially launched at the Stockholm Furniture Fair this week. Succeeding the sleek Plooop Armchair, which debuted last year at London’s 100% Design, the Plooop Chair features the unique triple plywood loop formation Schreiber deftly crafts in this series. By applying CNC-assisted cutting along with advanced traditional craftsmanship he [...]

Conductor: mta.me

(8 years ago)
Conductor: www.mta.me from Alexander Chen on Vimeo. At www.mta.me, Conductor turns the New York subway system into an interactive string instrument. Using the MTA’s actual subway schedule, the piece begins in realtime by spawning trains which departed in the last minute, then continues accelerating through a 24 hour loop. The visuals are based on Massimo [...]

Robo Rainbow

(8 years ago)
This Robo Rainbow Video made me smile. (And yes, I realize it is not ok to vandalize other people’s property.) robo-rainbow from mudlevel on Vimeo. (Thank you Ivar)

Haptica Braille Watch

(8 years ago)
Now here’s a Kickstarter project that stopped me in my tracks: Haptica™ is a Braille watch that allows blind people to check the time quickly and accurately without an audible disruption. I just backed the Haptica Braille Watch project. Joine me?

NoteSlate

(8 years ago)
NoteSlate is low cost tablet device with a one color display. Use the compact and portable gadget anywhere you want to take notes. It allows for a up to 32GB SD card, is open to USB-mini. Interesting! (Thank you Dave)

Yogurt Watch by Karim Rashid and Nooka

(8 years ago)
Nooka designer Matthew Waldman and innovative designer Karim Rashid have begun a collaborative relationship to create a timepiece based on the synergies of “democratic design” and “universal language.” Yogurt, Nooka’s first circular design, will utilize soft and flexible polyurethane, making it similar to the Nooka ZUB line of watches. The display incorporates digital hexagons that [...]

Design Bar at Stockholm Furniture Fair by Katrin Greiling

(8 years ago)
Stockholm 2011: German designer Katrin Greiling created the Design Bar at this week’s Stockholm Furniture Fair, featuring a pineapple-shaped bar. (more…)

Dino Collection by Eric Jourdan for Ligne Roset

(8 years ago)
Eric Jourdan has designed Dino for Ligne Roset, a superb new collection based on the asymmetry of colors and shapes. The line was presented at the latest Maison & Objet show and consists of tables, a desk, sideboard and secretary in veneered walnut and shades of gray and blue with an aluminium base. Eric Jourdan [...]

Pink Pigeon

(8 years ago)
Designed by devilfish & Buddy | Country: United Kingdom “Creative agency devilfish and Buddy have joined forces to launch a new rum brand for Berry Bros. & Rudd, one of the world’s oldest wine and spirit merchants. The new rum brand is called Pink Pigeon, and hails from the island of Mauritius. Berry Brothers & Rudd wanted [...]

West Ham United win bid to take over 2012 Olympic Stadium

(8 years ago)
Dezeenwire: football club West Ham United have won the bid to move into the Olympic Stadium after the London 2012 Olympic Games.  (more…)

The Orange Cube by Jakob + Macfarlane Architects

(8 years ago)
Jakob + Macfarlane Architects have designed The Orange Cube in Lyon, France. . The Orange Cube by Jakob + Macfarlane Architects The ambition of the urban planning project for the old harbor zone, developed by VNF (Voies Naviguables de France) in partnership with Caisse des Dépôts and Sem Lyon Confluence, was to reinvest the docks [...]

This Week At Art MoCo

(8 years ago)
This Week At Art MoCo: Internet photo pixels, collage compositions, lots of dots, not your mother's china and inspiration from photos of yesterday. See the rest of the week at Art MoCo after the jump.
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