Design archive for 2011-03-29

DETAIL Magazine: Lightweight Construction

(8 years ago)
This year DETAIL is celebrating its 50th birthday, and it kicks off the year with an issue about Lightweight Construction. Never failing to impress, this issue left me wanting to know more about the topic’s history and its future.…

Lideta Mercato / XV Studio

(8 years ago)
XV Studio unveils the design of a project of a multistory market, Lideta Mercato, in Ethiopia’s capital city Addis Ababa. This project was the result of a winning entry of a pre-qualified competition that is planned to start construction…

Self Promotion: Fresh Color Coffee Screen Printed

(8 years ago)
When it comes to creating a promotional piece, Graphic Designers are their own toughest client. Check out Bejamin Dooling's unique self promotion after the jump. 

Casa das Histórias Paula Rego by Eduardo Souto de Moura

(8 years ago)
Architectural photographer Francisco Nogueira has sent us his photographs of Casa das Histórias Paula Rego in Cascais, Portugal, the latest building to be completed by 2011 Pritzker Prize Laureate Eduardo Souto de Moura. (more…)

Before & After: Brouwerij 't Ij, Amsterdam

(8 years ago)
Brouwerij't Ij (The Ij Brewery), Amsterdam repackaged their labels. The Goal is not to loose their 'quirkiness', but stray away from their amateur-looking past. See the result after the jump.

The White House Prahran / Nervegna Reed Architecture, ph Architects

(8 years ago)
Architects: Nervegna Reed Architecture ,  ph Architects Design architect: Toby Reed Location: Victoria, Australia Project team: Toby Reed, Anna Nervegna and Peter Hogg of PH Architects Project area: 364 sqm Photographs: John GollingsThe client, an Art Gallery director,…

Crocker Art Museum / Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects

(8 years ago)
The Crocker Art Museum has completed construction of a 125,000 sqf expansion designed by Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects (GSAA). The Teel Family Pavilion more than triples the museum’s current size and enhances its role as a cultural resource…

Paddle by Benjamin Hubert for Fabbian

(8 years ago)
Paddle is a collection of adjustable LED task lights designed by Benjamin Hubert for Italian lighting manufacturer Fabbian launching in Euroluce during Salone next month. Paddle was inspired by the 360 degree movement of a canoe blade through water, therefore the lamp has a multitude of functional uses. To allow for maximum usability in a [...]

Jeff Koons Must Die !!!

(8 years ago)
Vous détestez absolument Jeff Koons et l’ensemble de son oeuvre ? Ca tombe plutôt bien … Imaginez que vous vous retrouvez enfermé la nuit dans un musée, … armé d’un lance-roquettes, … pendant une rétrospective de

The Bourke House by Pacific Environments

(8 years ago)
Pacific Environments Architects have designed the Bourke House in the hills above Buckleton Bay, Matakana, New Zealand. . The Bourke House by Pacific Environments Concept The original family summer cottage relocated to next door made way for a new campsite – conceptual ‘tents’, formed as connected pavilions. Inspired by; and embodying intergenerational memories – the [...]

Key projects by Eduardo Souto de Moura

(8 years ago)
Here’s a selection of projects by Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura, who has been named 2011 Pritzker Prize Laureate (see our earlier story). (more…)

Tyler Jones

(8 years ago)
Tyler Jones sent me a link to his portfolio, which is full of beautifully crafted handmade furniture. Tyler says, “I loved contemporary furniture but most of what I saw was made in a factory with cheap materials. The pieces were pretty much guaranteed to fall apart in a few years. So I set out to [...]

Uniopt Pachleitner Group Headquarters / GS Architects

(8 years ago)
Architects: GS Architects – Brigitte Spurej, Danijela Gojic Location: Graz, Austria Project manager: DI Michael Gattermeyer, DI Danijela Gojic Client: Dr. Michael Pachleitner Privatstiftung Cost: 1.583 €/m2 BGF Site area: 10,940 sqm Project year: 2006 – 2008 Photographs: Gerald Liebminger…

Handcrafted Cement Rings

(8 years ago)
22 Design Studio is a Japanese based firm which specializes in creating honest objects which show off the raw forms of materials. In their jewelry collection, each piece is hand crafted by the designers themselves to ensure the authenticity of their design; nothing is factory manufactured. The rings are formed of cement and stainless steel [...]

Brand X Liquor

(8 years ago)
Designed by Charles S. Anderson Design | Country: United States “Brand X is an innovative liquor packaging program developed by CSA Design as a licensed distillery brand concept. Brand X uses a clear, custom-designed flat decanter with a classic bottle silhouette as a blank canvas for never-ending, bottle-related visual puns. Each of the design motifs is [...]

Living In: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

(8 years ago)
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is basically the best goofy teen movie there is, and after watching it, I think I’m long overdue for a — cough cough — day home from school. John Hughes is no slouch when it comes to the teen dream (hello, Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club), so it’s no surprise [...]

Z-Box by Dan Hisel

(8 years ago)
Reminiscent of Jade NYC’s pods, the Z-Box by Dan Hisel is a freestanding room that is great for open spaces such as lofts. Thanks, Jenny! Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook. © 2011 Design Milk | Posted by Jaime in Architecture, Interior Design [...]

Chatsworth House

(8 years ago)
How can you package history? Here's how. Check out these packaging for Chatsworth House, details below.

Student Spotlight: Aroma Tea

(8 years ago)
Marko Gereci, a graduate student at Faculty of Graphyc Arts in Zagreb, Croatia created this one color package design for Aroma Tea."This work was done as a school project. The goal was to create packaging designs for a line of herbal teas made by an imaginary brand "Aroma". My approach was to use a traditional, ornamentic look aiming at customers looking for healthy, natural products. Here are the results."

(fer) studio’s Inglewood Plan

(8 years ago)
(fer) studio’s proposed masterplan for the City of Inglewood is not to just revitalize the underutilized Market Street, but also to provide a regional identity, cultural and commercial mixed-uses and transportation links including access to the coming Expo Light…

Cultural Center Miguel Delibes / Ricardo Bofill

(8 years ago)
Architect: Ricardo Bofill, Taller de Arquitectura Location: Valladolid, Spain Client: Junta de Castilla y León Builder: UTE Auditorio (Zarzuela s.a. / Dragados) Total Surface Area: 40,000 m2, including parking space for 350 vehicles (10,000 m2) Project Year: 2001-2005 Year…

Flame Lamp by Santiago Sevillano

(8 years ago)
Designed by Santiago Sevillano for Mantra, the Flame lamp will be just one of many pieces launching at Salone but I like this one in particular. The body is made of white semitransparent PET rotomolding and inside is LED lighting. The table lamps are wireless and use a base charge. Share This: Twitter | Facebook [...]

Past & Present: History Of Curtains

(8 years ago)
Image above: illustration by Julia Rothman I have to confess that I’ve never thought much about window treatments in my own space. If I didn’t live on a highly trafficked street, I’d probably do without them all together. I compromise by having minimalist matchstick blinds that are left completely open throughout the day. (And I [...]

Arrow at Cais Do Sodré

(8 years ago)
Looking around in any city i walk, to many walls are being left blank. Many artist are looking for a channel to show their artwork to a broad audience..

Growler E 2011 Concept by Bo Zolland

(8 years ago)
Après la superbe étude de style B99 proposant une ré-interprétation de ce que pourrait être la XJ de demain présentée par le carrossier Bertone à l’occasion du Salon de Genève 2011, découverte de

Osso Chair by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec

(8 years ago)
A precisely machined chair that lets "the sensuality of the wood material - from oak to maple to ash - express itself" is one of the many objects that the Bouroullec brothers will be presenting at Milan Design Week this year.

Virginia Marie Lambrix

(8 years ago)
Designed by STRANGER & STRANGER | Country: United Kingdom “This is for a biodynamic winemaker in California. She described biodynamic winemaking and we thought it sounded like witchcraft. And there’s your label.”

Biz Ladies: Simple Ways To Green Your Business

(8 years ago)
Today’s Biz Ladies post comes from Tess Lloyd and Maja Rose of Polli, a design-based business that creates sustainable jewelry and home accessories. This Sydney company prides itself on its sustainable product lines, and today Tess and Maja share some of their quick and easy secrets to making your business green. From ordering eco-friendly office supplies [...]
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