Design archive for 2011-03-01

Moon: Tokujin Yoshioka for Moroso

(8 years ago)
That - up there - became a chair. As beautiful as the Tokujin Yoshioka Moon chairs for Moroso are, its the initial water color sketches that inspired the chairs that really grab me! There is a messy simplicity i just can’t resist… anyhow, starving and really ought to get to lunch, but wanted to share this one before running out! See how the chairs turned out on the next page, as well as more watercolors!TO PAGE 2 of "Moon: Tokujin Yoshioka for Moroso"! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

Lecture: “Shaping a better world”, part of the ACSA Conference

(8 years ago)
[ March 5, 2011; 18:00 to 22:00. ] Hassan Ally, SE PE PEng (Toronto, ARUP) in collaboration with Maria Mingallon (Montreal, ARUP & Adjunct Professor, McGill University) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture in North America will provide a lecture titled: “Shaping a better world”.…

Laidley Street Residence / Zack | de Vito

(8 years ago)
Designed by Zack | de Vito, the Laidley Street Residence illustrates what a design build project can achieve. The owners, a family of four, were both architect and builder. The goal of the project was to create a modern,…

Commonthread: Hyperlocal Community for Global Applications / HTDSTUDIO

(8 years ago)
This community prototype, designed by HTDSTUDIO, calls for a targeted approach to true sustainability and a cost effective model as key residential, commercial, cultural and institutional components reside on the same one block site. It is a de-facto return…

Turnstyle Happy Wrap

(8 years ago)
"What better way to celebrate packages of all shapes and sizes, than with happy wrap to shroud them in joyous anticipation of holiday gift giving."  This past holiday season, Turnstyle studio have designed a dashing and fun gift wraps.

Brentwood Residence Interiors by MLK Studio

(8 years ago)
MLK Studio designed the interior for the Brentwood residence and guesthouse in collaboration with Belzberg Architects who designed the home in Los Angeles, California. . Description from MLK Studio: The commission was to create a complete interior design scheme for a 10,000 square foot modern main residence as well as a 2,000 square foot guesthouse. [...]

ANDREIA CHAVES INVISIBLE NAKED SHOE

(8 years ago)
Andreia Chaves, the Italian based Brazilian designer behind the recently released “Invisible Shoe” has now launched a new version of the Invisible Shoe called Naked. The shell of Naked is a 3D printed nylon structure with an interior of leather pumps hand made in Italy. Andreia is a recent grad student but has already become [...]

Adding Passport Pages

(8 years ago)
It’s back! I felt so free again this morning when my passport came back. There’s something about not having a passport on hand that feels like being trapped… albeit trapped in a HUGE country. On fun firsts, i finally reached the point where i had to add passport pages. One of the silly things i have been curious about since i was a kid, it now looks a bit frankensteined with completely different pages sewn and taped into the center! So, of course i had to take some pics to share the details of how it turned out! Take a peek on the next page… they even had some fun with the quotes and graphics!TO PAGE 2 of "Adding Passport Pages"! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

Harrods Shoe Salon by Shed

(8 years ago)
Interior designers Shed of London and Singapore have completed the women’s shoe section for London department store Harrods. (more…)

Guangzhou Opera House / Zaha Hadid Architects

(8 years ago)
Architects: Zaha Hadid Architects Location: Guangzhou, China Project Director: Woody K.T. Yao, Patrik Schumacher Project Leader: Simon Yu Project Team: Jason Guo, Yang Jingwen, Long Jiang, Ta-Kang Hsu, Yi- Ching Liu, Zhi Wang, Christine Chow, Cyril Shing, Filippo Innocenti,…

The Bridge Homeless Assistance Center / Overland Partners

(8 years ago)
Architects: Overland Partners Location: Dallas, Texas, USA Project area: 75,000 sq. ft. Project year: 2010 Photographs: Courtesy of Overland Partners“The Bridge” Homeless Assistance Center in downtown Dallas is no longer considered just the standard bearer for homeless center…

Gregg’s Cycles / Weinstein A|U

(8 years ago)
Weinstein A|U designed the new 12,000 sqf building for Gregg’s Cycles to be a pure neutral container that highlights the bicycle. It was conceived as an elevated steel box that is supported structurally and programmatically by a CMU perimeter…

Profira Brandy

(8 years ago)
Another project from Coba & Associates: "Ten years ago, the client wished to begin manufacturing quality Serbian brandy and has made a series of ceramic bottles for that occasion. The project was frozen and the bottles were left to rest and wait for better times. Keeping in mind the complexity of the material itself as well as the imperfection of the bottle-necks, the final decision was to launch a limited-edition ceramic bottle series, while simultaneously preparing a new standardized version for the market."

Österreich 2025

(8 years ago)
Présenté il y a peu sur trendsNow pour son très joli coffret « Megatrend Documentation » reprenant toute une collection de carnets de tendances, découverte de ce nouveau travail de direction artistique, de design graphique et de mise en forme de l’information

Grand by Monica Förster for Offecct

(8 years ago)
Stockholm 2011: Swedish designer Monica Förster presented this sofa with arms that curl outwards asymmetrically for Swedish brand Offecct at Stockholm Furniture Fair. (more…)

Modern Kitchen Hoods

(8 years ago)
Ventilation in the kitchen is a functional requirement and I’ve noticed a rise in the number of modern, innovative kitchen range hoods on the market. Here’s a few that have recently caught my eye: Zephyr Hoods by Robert Brunner, who formerly worked in design for Apple — can you spot the Mac-inspired design? In addition, [...]

Curious Nature

(8 years ago)
Designed by Manifesto Design | Country: Australia “Curious Nature is the entry level range for Merum Estate. For this label the client asked Manifesto Design to create a name and concept which was fun, quirky and eye-catching on the shelf in a very competitive price range. The background theme to Merum Estate is ‘nature’, so [...]

Tel Aviv Apartment / SFARO

(8 years ago)
Architects: SFARO Location: Tel Aviv, Israel Project area: 59 sqm Photographs: Courtesy of SFAROIn order to allow an addition of a second bedroom, we had to rethink the apartment’s circulation in a bid to gain further habitable space,…

Video: Urbanized

(8 years ago)
Brought to you from the minds behind the documentary films Helvetica and Objectified, filmaker Gary Hustwit and cinematographer Luke Geissbuhler have started filming Urbanized, a study on how design affects our daily lives.  The third film in the design trilogy,…

Zerofootprint Re-Skinning Awards 2011

(8 years ago)
The purpose of the Zerofootprint Re-Skinning Awards is to stimulate market-disrupting improvements in the design and development of retrofitting and re-skinning technologies. These are newly evolving technologies and building systems that improve the energy efficiency and livability of older…

BreakDancers

(8 years ago)
As the passer-by stop, the breakdancer keep moving.

Vertical Garden Design

(8 years ago)
Although we’re no stranger to the world of vertical gardens, Swedish landscape architect Michael Hellgren has built an entire business around them — and business is looking up. Hellgren owns Vertical Garden Design, a landscape firm that creates our new favorite type of garden. Since vertical gardening is fairly new, the firm only began designing [...]

Student Spotlight: Pimm's

(8 years ago)
"This project is a redesign of the famous Pimm's no 1 cup packaging. The new package represents everything the old one did classic, stylish, vintage and real, it just has a new twist on things. The subtle hints if color bring the flavor of summer to the viewer in a stronger way, rather than the stark old red and white."Designed by SCAD student Tom Hayes

Living In: Coco Before Chanel

(8 years ago)
That Coco Chanel is a woman worthy of a week’s worth of endless style blather goes without saying, but what’s the fun in that? I’m saying it loud and proud — Coco Before Chanel is pretty much as gorgeous a movie as they come. Duh, you heard me say that it’s about Chanel, right? 1. Brenda [...]

The Dieline Awards: THIS IS IT! Late Registration Ends Friday!

(8 years ago)
THIS IS IT! Late entries into The Dieline Awards 2011 end Friday, at midnight PST. Get your best packaging in now, this is your very last chance. There will be no more additional extensions!Get your entries in now!

Video: Urbanized

(8 years ago)
Brought to you from the minds behind the documentary films Helvetica and Objectified, filmaker Gary Hustwit and cinematographer Luke Geissbuhler have started filming Urbanized, a study on how design affects our daily lives.  The third film in the design trilogy,…

Zerofootprint Re-Skinning Awards 2011

(8 years ago)
The purpose of the Zerofootprint Re-Skinning Awards is to stimulate market-disrupting improvements in the design and development of retrofitting and re-skinning technologies. These are newly evolving technologies and building systems that improve the energy efficiency and livability of older…

IT Building Proposal in New Delhi / Nicolas Laisné

(8 years ago)
Architect Nicolas Laisné shared with us his proposal for the Spiretec competition in New Delhi, India, which received an honorable mention. The main idea of this project was to create a modern building with natural cooling systems inspired by…

Horno 3 Steel Museum / Grimshaw

(8 years ago)
Architects: Grimshaw – Christian Hoenigschmid-Grossich Location: Monterrey, Mexico Project team: Michael Blancato, Shane Burger, Paulo de Faria, Kenny Grossman, Nieves Monasterio, Robert Stuart-Smith, Andrew Whalley, Chung Yeon Won, Richard Yoo, Casimir Zdanius Associate Architect: Oficina de Arquitectura (Monterrey) Specialist…

700 Palms Residence / Ehrlich Architects

(8 years ago)
Ehrlich Architects’ objective for this eco-friendly residence in Venice, California was to: design a high-performance home that dissolves the barriers between indoors and outdoors; utilize raw, honest materials appropriate to the bohemian grittiness of the surrounding community; and have…

Woodlot House / FreelandBuck

(8 years ago)
This house on a Maine woodlot is designed as a weave of volumes and courtyards that strikes a precise balance between solid and void. Neither a carved solid, nor aggregate volumes within a continuous void, the interior rooms and…

In Progress: Kilden / ALA Architects

(8 years ago)
Architects: ALA Architetcs Location: Kristiansand, Norway Project team: Juho Grönholm, Antti Nousjoki, Janne Teräsvirta, Samuli Woolston and Birger Grönholm with Niklas Mahlberg, Pekka Sivula, Pauliina Rossi, Pauliina Skyttä, Sami Mikonheimo, Jani Koivula,Auvo Lindroos, Aleksi Niemeläinen, Erling Sommerfeldt, Ingrid Kokkonen,…

Picard Nursery / BP Architectures

(8 years ago)
Architects: BP Architectures member of Collective PLAN 01 Location: Paris, France Client: Ville de Paris/ SLA 18e Project area: 576 sqm Photographs: Courtesy of BP ArchitecturesOn this very little plot it was impossible to challenge the two high level…

Page Road House / Andrew Cohen Architects

(8 years ago)
Architects: Andrew Cohen Architects Location: Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA Landscape Architect: Scott Carman General Contractor: Jonathan Merz Structural Engineer: Richmond So Engineers, Inc. Civil Engineer: Dave Crispin Photographs: Greg Premru PhotographyAndrew Cohen Architects conceived Page Road House’s iconic sculptural…

AD Classics: WoZoCo / MVRDV

(8 years ago)
The large population density of The Netherlands has created an inherent need for housing, giving young Dutch architects like MVRDV the opportunity to design and build large projects in their mainland.WoZoCo is a prime example of a specific…
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