Design archive for 2011-03-17

The Indicator: The Next Architecture, Part 3

(8 years ago)
“Architecture is too insular.” How many times have I heard this? Too many times to count. I’ve heard it from architects and non-architects, alike. It is not necessarily insular in the strict sense. It is more the case that…

Ansel Adams Gallery / Group Goetz Architects

(8 years ago)
The Ansel Adams Gallery at The Wilderness Society is the centerpiece of a renovation of the existing headquarters in Washington, DC. The renovation included and update and reconfiguration of the office space, energy savings enhancements, new finishes, and the…

Belvedere VIP Flight Case

(8 years ago)
Check out this highly sought after special VIP Flight Case for Belvedere Vodka!"Challenge: To mark the launch of the Intense Unfiltered 80, and the creation of the Intense family, Belvedere challenged us to create a luxurious gift pack for promotional purposes.  The gift pack needed to reflect and complement the aspirational VIP lifestyle of the Intense consumer, whilst generating excitement and publicity surrounding the launch event."Check it out below!

On Demand Experience / Benjamin Feenstra and Jelmer Frank Wijnia

(8 years ago)
Dutch duo, Benjamin Feenstra and Jelmer Frank Wijnia, were successful in the eVolo 2011 Skyscraper Competition where they were awarded an honorable mention for their entry, On Demand Experience.  The two designers, who recently graduated with a Bachelor’s degree,…

Pictoplasma Festival of contemporary character design and art

(8 years ago)
Le 10.04.2011 à 22:00 | Rendez-vous des férus d’art graphique, mais surtout de tous les amoureux du phénomène « character design », qu’ils soient d’ailleurs numériques, en peluches ou dessinés sur divers supports, le festival d’animation Pictoplasma présentera cette année encore à Berlin la crème

UN01 iPhone4 Photography Kit

(8 years ago)
iPhone4 photography conversion kit to transform and encourage the owners to explore the full capability of their phone as an instant capture and share..

Office Besturenraad | BKO / COEN!

(8 years ago)
Architects: COEN! – Coen van Ham Location: Woerden, the Netherlands Client: Besturenraad / BKO, Woerden Project area: 2,200 sqm Project year: 2010 – 2011 Photographs: COEN!COEN! created a new working environment and identity layer for the ‘Besturenraad /…

Luzern Stadtarchiv / XTEN Architecture

(8 years ago)
The Luzern Stadtarchive is conceived as a marker in the landscape. XTEN Architecture‘s entry for a library competition in Switzerland the design was driven by orienting the public areas to the landscape, the site topography and adjacent mountains.Architects:…

Circles Celebrity Portraits by Ben Heine

(8 years ago)
Après s’être fait remarquer pour sa très poétique série Pencil VS Camera, qui consistait en d’étonnantes mises en scènes combinant photo et dessins à main levée apportant un peu plus de magie dans les clichés, découverte de cette autre réalisation

Fresh From The Dairy: Help Japan

(8 years ago)
When I went to add prints to The Design Milk Dairy this week, all I could about was Japan. Therefore, I decided to add just one print that I really loved from Linda Yuki Nakanishi, who will be donating all profits from the sale of this poster to the Canadian Red Cross efforts for the [...]

Dual Cut by Kitmen Keung for Sixinch

(8 years ago)
Hong Kong designer Kitmen Keung has created a lounge chair and ottoman but slicing a cube of foam in two. (more…)

Harbor Pavilion / Van der Jeugd Architecten

(8 years ago)
Architects: Van der Jeugd Architecten Location: Enschede, the Netherlands Project area: 247 sqm Project year: 2009 – 2010 Photographs: Ruud van der KoelenThe project is part of the reformation of a harbor front, located at one of the…

AD Classics: The Brooklyn Bridge / John Roebling

(8 years ago)
As one of oldest and arguably the most cherished suspension bridges in New York, and perhaps the world, the Brooklyn Bridge is as valuable and breathtaking today as it was the day it was built. Designed by John Roebling…

Ola-Table

(8 years ago)
Table pliante à l’encombrement minimum, la Ola-Table est une intéressante création de Akka Studio qui combine à la fois un faible poids, une facilité de manipulation et d’utilisation ainsi qu’un encombrement des plus réduit une fois pliée. Utilisable

Sneak Peek: Best Of Green

(8 years ago)
Growing up, I greeted St. Patrick’s Day with more than a bit of apprehension. I was petrified of forgetting to wear green and spending the entire week black and blue from the resulting pinches. I decided to conquer my fear of green by hunting through the sneak peek archives to find green in homes. I’m [...]

Architectural Playhouses

(8 years ago)
These kids’ playhouses are so cool, I want an adult-sized one! SmartPlayhouse knows what we modern adults want in their backyards: architecture. Their outdoor playhouses are designed to suit both a parent’s and a child’s needs. Fun and functional but also inspired by modern architecture, SmartPlayhouse currently offers four style options: Illinois, Casaforum, Hobikken, and [...]

tk:aro: The glass you take with you.

(8 years ago)
tk:aro, the glass you take with you is another example of the "Less is more" approach. They created a packaging that is clean, and sophisticated by limited use of color and graphics. Here, only crisp photos of the product and clean embossed typography is enough to communicate what the brand and the product is about. "To match the elegance of the product itself, we kept the design and copy to a minimum – focusing on creating a clean, bright package with hints of luxury (embossed logos on all sides, a foil-stamped message on the front and multi-level embossed photographs on the sides)"

Elektra Bakery, Edessa

(8 years ago)
Located in Edessa, Greece, this shop is part of a chain of family-run bakeries called Elektra. Edessa-based architects Studioprototype were given the opportunity to redefine the look of the Elektra bakeries with this pilot project, located on a small thirty-five square metre plot occupying a busy pedestrian corner. Working with a narrow linear floor plan, [...]

Before & After: Striped Bedroom + Airy Living Room

(8 years ago)
Siv Kouth is an interior designer who knows how to add drama to a room. This bedroom, which belongs to Siv’s cousin, was looking a little drab and not quite sophisticated enough to suit her tastes. Sophisticated is definitely what she got; I’m mesmerized by the irregular stripes, and I love the mix of taupes [...]

Haskell Collection

(8 years ago)
Collaborating with a design firm Nien Studios, mstetson design has created a website for a new Southern California-based company called Haskell Collection. Lindsay from mstetson sent me over photos of their debut collection — Series 9. Haskell’s modern, eco-sensitive outdoor furniture certainly appealed to the inner lounge lizard in me. Lake breezes, lemonade, toes in [...]

Are You?

(8 years ago)
New work from Miller Creative:"This is a collection of branded goods we designed for Are You?™, an eco-friendly lifestyle brand. We handled brand identity, packaging and product design."Check it out below!

Quadratura – Pablo Valbuena

(8 years ago)
Inspirée de la Quadratura, technique utilisée dans la période baroque pour réaliser les créations en trompe l’oeil, les illusions architecturales et autres perspectives réalisées à l’aide de peinture ou de sculpture, un petit coup de projecteur sur cette très intéressante

Embelgasse School of Administration / AllesWirdGut

(8 years ago)
AllesWirdGut wins architectural competition for Embelgasse vocational training school for administration with a project that makes learning a part of public life again. More images and architect’s description after the break.The only enclosure around the new school in…

Hydra-Tesla Research Facility / Milos Vlastic, Vuk Djordjevic, Ana Lazovic, & Milica Stankovic

(8 years ago)
Milos Vlastic, Vuk Djordjevic, Ana Lazovic, and Milica Stankovic shared with us their proposal for the eVolo 2011 Skyscraper Competition which was awarded an honorable mention. The Hydra-Tesla research facility is a skyscraper that investigates the possibility of creating…

IOMA

(8 years ago)
Designed by Bayadères | Country: France “IOMA Rituels Jeunesse sur-mesure (Bespoke Youth Rituals), a truly personalized skin care elixir.”

The Largest Collection of Black Markers in the World

(8 years ago)
Inspired by an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest collection of cigarette rolling papers, an artist sets out to find his own path into the book with a record-setting collection of his own. Studio B.I.B is a Toronto based creative studio operated by Allister Lee that specializes in consultation, branding, [...]

Baufeld 10 by LOVE architecture

(8 years ago)
This apartment building by Austrian architects LOVE architecture is part of the ongoing redevelopment of the port of Hamburg, Germany.The development is part of the HafenCity project, which is turning 157 hectares of once derelict waterfront into an extension of the city centre.Baufeld 10 was completed in 2008 and is next to Herzog & de Meuron’s nearly complete Elbphilharmonie concert hall.Photos are by Anke Muellerklein.Here’s some info from the architects: (more…)

Before & After: Salvaged Kitchen + Boutique Spa/salon

(8 years ago)
When we posted Adrianne’s lovely card catalog makeover a while back, it received rave reviews. With similar notes of sophistication and old-school charm, Adrianne’s amazing new kitchen is sure to be equally popular. I love the mixture of dark salvaged wood, red brick and industrial metal, and the delicate glass chandelier that provides a lovely, [...]

Stacking Throne

(8 years ago)
The Stacking Throne was a private commission and especially designed for 1 year old girl, Bodile. She can now use it throughout her life. 4 of 5 foam ..
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