Design archive for 2011-04-12

The Devil's Pet Candle

(8 years ago)
From the Royal College of Art, The Devil’s Pet candle by Thorunn Arnadottir… melt the adorable pink polygon cat to reveal its rather more sinister skeleton beneath… it’s eerie, a bit creepy, and i couldn’t stop staring. Close ups on the next page!TO PAGE 2 of "The Devil’s Pet Candle"! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

ADA 2011: Architecture Dissertation Award

(8 years ago)
AWR is pleased to invite students around the world to take part to the competition for graduate thesis on sustainable architecture and design innovation. The goal of this competition is to increase and promote sustainability culture and green architecture.…

Hongodai Christ Church School & Nursery / Takeshi Hosaka Architects

(8 years ago)
The Hongodai Christ Church School & Nursery is a complex of church school (2nd floor) and nursery (1st floor) administered by Protestant Christ church. The premises are located at a greenery area in Yokohama city surrounded by fields, parks…

Freitag: Roadkill at 10 Corso Como

(8 years ago)
Discovered over at 10 Corso Como, our favorite truck tarp upcyclers, Freitag, have a pop up shop! Featuring a “strictly limited FAKE SNAKE edition in green/grey” for the store, and an installation of Roadkill! Various animals, from rats to birds to foxes to kangaroos, cut in truck tarpaulins are given away for you to put on your bag in solidarity to all the poor creatures that are killed on the roads each day… see more of the description and set up (which include that machine to weld them on to your bag even!) on the next page… i couldn’t help picking up an adorable green kangaroo!TO PAGE 2 of "Freitag: Roadkill at 10 Corso Como"! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

Nendo: Textured Transparencies

(8 years ago)
Nendo has an exhibit going on this week during Salone called Textured Transparencies. Descriptions below are from the designers. Transparent-Table We cast clear acrylic in a wooden form with a strong grain and assembled the resulting pieces to create a table made of ‘transparent wood’. We reproduced the butt ends faithfully and beveled the edges [...]

ACADIA 2011 Design + Fabrication Competition: Sponsored by FLATCUT_

(8 years ago)
[ October 11, 2011 to October 15, 2011. ] This year’s ACADIA 2011 Annual Conference, with the support of FLATCUT_, seeks proposals for innovative geometric forms that push the limits of design through the exploration of integrative material strategies for digitally fabricated assemblies.  The competition hopes to address…

NIK / Atelier Thomas Pucher & Bramberger

(8 years ago)
Architects: Atelier Thomas Pucher & BrambergerLocation: Graz, AustriaProject Team: Thomas Pucher, Alfred Bramberger, Martin Mathy, Maria Richter-Trummer, Hans Waldhör, Ingmar Zwirn David Klemmer, Christof Schermann, Boris Murnig, Sahar Arjomand Bigdely, Thomas ZachProject area: 1,400 sqmPhotographs:…

Update: The Shard / Renzo Piano

(8 years ago)
The 70-story mixed use tower even while under construction is the tallest building in London’s skyline. Adjacent to London Bridge Station, the building offers increased density to a major public transport node, a key to and suggestive of future…

Vi Crossos

(8 years ago)
Designed by Atipus | Country: Spain More wonderfully simple label design and architecture by Atipus in Barcelona, this time for Vi Crossos.

Fresh Perspectives: V

(8 years ago)
Last week, I shared a project from Lexus called Fresh Perspectives in which six artists create works in 24 hours based on the themes of Challenge, Empower, and Escape. Now it’s time to take a closer look at each artist and get a feel for their art forms, inspiration and technique. V is Veronika Bozeman [...]

ANZAS Dance Studio by Tsutsumi and Associates

(8 years ago)
Chinese architects Tsutsumi and Associates have completed this dance studio in central Beijing where the mirrored walls are covered in tiny graduated dots to create the illusion of a mist hanging in the air. (more…)

Age Your Own Whiskey Kits

(8 years ago)
Rooster Studio designed these Age Your Own Whiskey Kits from Woodinville Whiskey Co. From WWC:"Being such a unique item, we wanted the consumer to be able to see and touch the contents of the package, yet it still had to be functional. Graphically, we wanted to bring the Woodinville Whiskey Co. brand into the package while tying it into a Prohibition-era theme since the product intrinsically has a bit of a rebellious element to it.The design of the box itself was a collaboration between Woodinville Whiskey Co. and our packaging manufacturer. The graphics were a collaboration between Woodinville Whiskey Co. and [Rooster Studio]"More after the jump. 

FORM 4

(8 years ago)
Jimmyjane‘s third and final release in the Pleasure for the People series if the FORM 4 Waterproof Rechargeable Vibrator, designed by Yves Behar of fuseproject and Ethan Imboden the founder of Jimmyjane. FORM 4 offers unparalleled power for its size and flexibility. The simple shape makes it a very approachable vibrator, while the flex allows [...]

Capital Flats / Onion Flats

(8 years ago)
In 1999 Capital Meats, the former meat-packing plant which operated on this site for 80 years, was a sprawling mass of ravaged, collapsing, and abandoned buildings situated in the middle of a predominantly residential neighborhood. Onion Flats change all…

Squares In Puigcerdà / Pepe Gascón

(8 years ago)
Architects: Pepe GascónLocation: Girona, SpainConstruction: Flotats, S.A.Developer: Ajuntament de Puigcerdà Project area: 6,000 sqmProject year: 2008 – 2009Photographs: Eugeni Pons Remodelling of the most central and relevant public space in Puigcerdà, originally…

The Truffle House

(8 years ago)
Ensamble Studio experiments with architecture on small and grand levels. Their latest success is the Truffle House, which was fabricated with concrete, left for years in the wilderness, then hollowed out to create a tiny home with waterfront views. The Truffle sits on a hilltop in Laxe, Spain, and consists of only the necessities, a [...]

Capo by Doshi Levien for Cappellini

(8 years ago)
Milan 2011: London studio Doshi Levien will present this chair with a tubular base and cantilevered arms for Italian design brand Cappellini at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan this week. (more…)

Sondage / E-Mote TV by ACCes, Buzz ou Révolution ?

(8 years ago)
Proposé par la société ACCes et annoncé pour une sortie commerciale courant du mois de mai 2011, on a été plutôt intrigués par l’étonnant concept e-mote TV, un concept plutôt insolite de télécommande qui vous permettrait

Melino & Lounge by Cláudia Costa

(8 years ago)
Melino & Lounge is located in Braga, Portugal and was designed by Portuguese architect Cláudia Costa. Photos by Fernando Guerra, FG + SG | Architectural Photography. Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook. © 2011 Design Milk | Posted by Jaime in Architecture | [...]

Living In: Chinatown

(8 years ago)
Gather your favorite boys close because they will not want to miss the miserably delectable fun that is Chinatown. A film that harkens back to the glory days of noir, Chinatown has enough grimy yet glamorous juice to keep everyone riveted to the screen. Polanski’s vision of 1937 Los Angeles is heart stopping — the [...]

Silver Spoon

(8 years ago)
 "Did you know silver is naturally anti-microbial? Well it is, so we infused a proprietary silver ion into a new line of modern and colorful baby utensils in order to create Silver Spoon TM. We want to make absolutely sure your baby gets fed germ-free and in style - without the use of nasty germicidal chemicals."

Architecture Studio / BmesR29 Arquitectes

(8 years ago)
BmesR29 Arquitectes redesigned the interior of their 20m x 8m studio space into three main spaces and various internal units that occupy the central space. The new requirements for the future use of architecture studio raised the need for…

Swimming Pool in Ernée / a/LTA

(8 years ago)
French architects a/LTA shared with us their renovation and extension project for an existing Aquatic Center in Ernée, France. More images and architect’s description after the break.The Aquatic Center is existing. The proposed project has 2 parts, a…

MBIArch – The Barcelona Institute of Architecture’s post-professional Master in Architecture

(8 years ago)
“BIArch is a place for the production and dissemination of architectural knowledge, anchored in a specific place and culture but open to the exterior.” Josep Lluís Mateo, President of the BIArch Board of Directors, Chair of Architecture and Design…

2D LED Pendant

(8 years ago)
Following in the footsteps of their successful 2D LED lamp, DING 3000 has created the 2D LED pendant, which will launch at Salone in the SKITSCH flagship store. Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook. © 2011 Design Milk | Posted by Jaime in [...]

WilliamsWarn

(8 years ago)
Designed by Studio Alexander | Country: New Zealand “The WilliamsWarn is the world’s first personal brewery. It produces commercial quality beer, chilled and straight from the tap in just 7 days. The packaging images were for the range of Liquid Malt Extract sold in conjunction with the machine. The idea behind the design was to carry through [...]

Past & Present: Twig Furniture History

(8 years ago)
Image above: illustration by Julia Rothman I feel as if I’ve been heralding the arrival of spring for eons. If you live somewhere with a mild climate (or are enjoying an Australian summer), you’re probably sick of hearing about our long, cold winter. But then, you live somewhere with a mild climate (or are enjoying [...]
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