Design archive for 2011-04-20

NotCouture Roundup

(8 years ago)
A stylish roundup from NotCouture brings you a week of fashion’s finest. To find more about each post, click on its individual image.(Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

SC2011 Spain-China Architecture Competition

(8 years ago)
FUTURE is launching an international ideas competition to identify the best design concepts with the challenge to develop visionary urban proposals with the intention of stimulating contemporary cities, in this case 4 different locations: Hangzhou, Nanjing, Madrid and Barcelona.…

Update: Ex-Container Project / Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects

(8 years ago)
Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects are continuing to move forward assisting those who have been displaced following the Japan earthquake and tsunami. The Ex-Container Project, which we featured just last week, is one affordable design solution offering easy transport and installation…

Spiretec / STL

(8 years ago)
STL Chicago has shared with us their latest project, Spiretec, a Mixed Use IT campus in the greater Noida region of India. Additional images and a brief description from the architects after the…

Operation Window Seat - Central CA

(8 years ago)
It’s been a while since i’ve done an Operation Window Seat post, timing hasn’t been quite right on a lot of my recent flights… but yesterday when i woke up on my LHR to LAX flight, it was just gorgeously snowing somewhere over central california… take a peek on the next page! (And on a side note, the rear facing biz class seats are kind of strange, no?)TO PAGE 2 of "Operation Window Seat - Central CA"! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

The Hurtado Residence by Mark Tracy of Chemical Spaces

(8 years ago)
American designer Mark Tracy of Chemical Spaces has completed the Hurtado Residence in Las Vegas, Nevada. . Description from the designer: The intent of this design was to create a modern, art-gallery-style space to entertain hip, young guests and partygoers. The 11-foot custom-designed aluminum front door opens to striped Italian floor tile, a three-story elevator [...]

House Morran by Johannes Norlander Arkitektur

(8 years ago)
Swedish architects Johannes Norlander Arkitektur have renovated this 1950s island cottage near Gothenburg. (more…)

Emidio Navarro Secondary School / Oficina Ideias em Linha

(8 years ago)
Architects: José LaranjeiraLocation: Almada, PortugalClient: Parque Escolar, EPEProject team: Doriana Reino, Ana Abrantes, Tiago Coelho, Manuel Banazol, João Pedro LouroProject area: 10,000 sqmProject year: 2008 – 2010Photographs: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra, Francisco…

Netherlands Architecture Institute Spring Lecture Series

(8 years ago)
[ April 26, 2011; 19:00; 19:00; 19:00; April 28, 2011; 20:00; 20:00; 20:00; ] The Netherlands Architecture Institute recently shared their spring lecture series with us.  The program will focus its events around one of its key themes, Time, and its interrelationship with architecture.The program will included lectures, debates, and film screenings,…

Dreamfarm Sale Ends TODAY!

(8 years ago)
A reminder that the special Dreamfarm sale I curated on design/story ends today (4/20)! Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook. © 2011 Design Milk | Posted by Jaime in News & Events | Permalink | No comments

Pop up CDs

(8 years ago)
Interesting CD packaging design from the UK. ACDSleeves, a one man operation by Tom Leggett, created various selection of CD packaging where the focus is on the play of the structure, let it be the die cut, folds or printing process. Check out some of ACDSleeve's pop up CDs after the jump.

Highlife by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Tacchini

(8 years ago)
Milan 2011: Swedish studio Claesson Koivisto Rune presented this series of sofas with different-height backrests for Italian brand Tacchini in Milan last week. (more…)

Francuz

(8 years ago)
Designed by Motto | Country: Ukraine “The general idea was to present new product for Ukrainian market — brandy. As people mostly used to drink cognac, there would be no cliché behind brandy. We used Jules Verne’s stories for general theme and concept of adventure. This particular label was hand-drawn to show hand-made aesthetics. And [...]

Hallgeir Homstvedt

(8 years ago)
At Salone Satellite, Hallgeir Homstvedt launched four new pieces, including the Topp lamp for Established & Sons (pictured above). The Topp Lamp is inspired by the classic silhouette of the Atollo lamp by Viso Magistretti and a graphic arrow. The aluminium shade is paired with a resin base that is available in black, white and [...]

Victoria Square / Architectus

(8 years ago)
Architects: ArchitectusLocation: Auckland, New ZealandProject area: 31,000 sqmProject year: 2010Photographs: Simon DevittBounded by streets on three sides and a steep drop off to the north (the original Auckland foreshore) the project looks to introduce…

The Dieline's Latest Top 10 Package Designs

(8 years ago)
1. Silver SpoonThe gorgeous Silver Spoon packaging designed by TDB Special Projects takes the top spot this week! Check out the full 10 below.

Wahroonga Preparatory School by GGF Architects

(8 years ago)
This rainbow-colored school, located in Australia, was designed by GGF Architects . The bright exterior draws much attention from the street and echoes the stained glass window of the adjacent church. It looks like a giant LEGO building. Photos by ArchiShot and Tanja Milbourne Photography. Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design [...]

Foursquare by Ted Lott

(8 years ago)
Artist Ted Lott explores the sculptural potential of house framing with his latest work titled Foursquare.

Mom's Best Naturals

(8 years ago)
We love the scenic illustrations chosen for the boxes of Mom's Best Naturals. They don't only differentiate the brand from others on the shelf, they tell a story of the brand. Details below.

Diy Project: Outdoor Planting Table

(8 years ago)
With the arrival of spring, I’ve been thinking that I could use some extra outdoor workspace, so I started drawing up plans for a simple table. I figured I could model it after a planting table, but I also wanted a metal surface to set my tabletop grill on for easier outdoor cooking. I used [...]

Barker Residence / davidclovers

(8 years ago)
At eye-level with the top of IFC, one of the tallest buildings in Hong Kong, the Barker Residence holds stunning views of Victoria Harbor. The project is the first of a series of projects designed by davidclovers for a…

5 Projects: Interview 3 / Matthew Persinger

(8 years ago)
5 (student) Projects: is a group of projects completed at Yale University’s School of Architecture by 5 young architects during their graduate education. Each of the 5 projects are sited in New Haven on or adjacent to Yale’s campus.…

Vis a Vis by Daniel García Sánchez

(8 years ago)
Vis a Vis by Daniel García Sánchez is a small table that is portable and easy to assemble and disassemble when needed. Manufactured by Nogalyecla. Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook. © 2011 Design Milk | Posted by Jaime in Home Furnishings | [...]

‘Hemp Chair’ by Werner Aisslinger (DE)

(8 years ago)
  The increasing focus on eco-friendly and sustainable products has led to many ingenious and, sometimes, unexpected inventions frequently incorporating state-of-the-art technology. With this in mind, Berlin-based architect and designer Werner Aisslinger has recently designed a ‘Hemp chair’ – ‘world’s first monobloc chair made of natural fibres’. The streamlined, curvilinear and stackable chairs were unveiled at Milan [...]

Globike

(8 years ago)

Kartell ♥ Milano, Salone del Mobile 2011

(8 years ago)
The likes of Philippe Starck’s Louis Ghost chair and Piero Lissoni’s Lizz chair were celebrated alongside some 50 years worth of design icons at Kartell’s tribute to their home city at last week’s Salone del Mobile. The Italian furniture giant cast aside Milan conventions, opting for a refreshingly energetic display. Where other big names were [...]

Diy Project: Botanical Stencils

(8 years ago)
From growing up in Oregon, we are used to drizzly, wet springs (and winters and falls . . . ), and with those come rainy-day craft projects. This April, we’ve had a bit of a “rain, rain go away” feeling, but we know that in just a few weeks, we can expect sunshine and May [...]
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