Design archive for 2011-04-21

EA House / Barbosa & Guimarães

(8 years ago)
Architects: Barbosa & GuimarãesLocation: Porto, PortugalProject Director: Rui GuedesCo-workers: Paulo Lima, José António Barbosa, Pedro Lopes Guimarães Project year: 2009 – 2010Photographs: Arqf (José Campos | arqf – architectural photography)This house, owned by…

Kindergarten 8Units Velez-Rubio / LosdelDesierto

(8 years ago)
The aim of this project was to help the development of psychomotor, mental, and social abilities. At an early age and instinctively, children identify the pitched roof with the house, hence their drawings: the roof, the box and, last,…

Interview with Frank Gehry

(8 years ago)
At 82 Frank Gehry shows no sign of slowing down. Working on 20 projects at any given time, the Pritzker Prize winning architect’s latest completed work New York by Gehry had its formal opening just last month. In this…

Snail House / Atelier d.org

(8 years ago)
Architects: Atelier d.org – Jeanroy, Leduc, Riber architectsLocation: Reinhardsmunster, FranceEngineer: Gettec BâtimentProject year: 2009Photographs: Stéphane SpachBuilding a house in the slope in Reinhardsmunster. Linking a living space to the land, which extends onto its roof.…

5 Projects: Interview 4 / Brian Spring

(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.…

Salford House 4 Life / White Arkitekter

(8 years ago)
Scandinavian practice White Arkitekter has won the Salford House 4 life competition, organized by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). White’s proposal was chosen as the winning scheme from 59 entries. For more images of their proposal and…

Villa Oscar / smedshammar+Holmberg AB

(8 years ago)
Architects: smedshammar+Holmberg AB – Anders Holmberg, Carl-Johan SmedshammarLocation: Stockholm, SwedenProject area: 272 sqmProject year: 2005 – 2008Photographs: Anders Holmberg House Oscar is a villa designed for one private family, located on a site by the…

Hoto Fudo / Takeshi Hosaka Architects

(8 years ago)
This building is similar to the inside and outside house we previously featured. The project was planned on the site with Mt. Fuji rising closely in the south and the two sides facing the trunk roads. Takeshi Hosaka Architects…

Video: Rolex Learning Center / SANAA

(8 years ago)
This short video by architectural photographer Pedro Kok, features the Rolex Learning Center at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland. Designed by SANAA, the building features impressive concrete lines that create a fluidity between the interior spaces.Video:…

Video: Villa Under Extension / OFIS Arhitekti

(8 years ago)
This is an update from the project already published in 2008 from slovenian architects OFIS arhitekti. In the words of the architects: “This project involved the extension of a 19th-century villa located in a beautiful Alpine resort next to Lake…

The Next Architecture, Part 7

(8 years ago)
An article in this week’s Economist about Italian business clusters—that is, where businesses in the same industry form geographic clusters—offered some interesting observations. First, that traditional business models cannot survive global competition. A strategy to deal with global competition…

The Brother Stephen Debourg Performing Arts Centre at Sacred Heart College / Tridente Architects

(8 years ago)
As the first major project to be implemented after master planning the entire senior school campus, the Brother Stephen Debourg Performing Arts Centre at Sacred Heart College demonstrates the schools’ focus and a return to its core philosophy of…

Forum Oeiras / CVDB Arquitectos

(8 years ago)
CVDB Arquitectos has shared with us their proposal for the Oeiras Forum in Oeiras Portugal. Follow after the break for additional images and a brief narrative from the architects.Architecture and technology have always evolved in an interactive…

Candylight

(8 years ago)
"My task was to create a brand name, corporate identity and packaging for the manufacturer of homemade wax candles. Product packaging looks like a pack of confectionery."

EA House / Barbosa & Guimarães

(8 years ago)
Architects: Barbosa & GuimarãesLocation: Porto, PortugalProject Director: Rui GuedesCo-workers: Paulo Lima, José António Barbosa, Pedro Lopes Guimarães Project year: 2009 – 2010Photographs: Arqf (José Campos | arqf – architectural photography)This house, owned by…

The New Center For Digital Art and Contemporary Music

(8 years ago)
The Centre for digital art and contemporary music designed by architect Manual Gautrand opened its doors to the Parisian public last month. The historical building was constructed in 1862 acting as a cultural theater house known as Lyrique La Gaîté. Before Gautrand came into the picture, the building went through a 14 year renovation in the [...]

Student Work – Magnus Henriksen & Amandus Bjerk

(8 years ago)
Designed by Magnus Henriksen & Amandus Bjerk | Country: Norway “Pirie Tasmania is a wine producer located on the northern part of the Australian island Tasmania. The environment surrounding the vineyards are a beautiful mix of mountains, forests and rivers. The typography-based decoration is inspired by the organic environment surrounding the vineyards.”

Kindergarten 8Units Velez-Rubio / LosdelDesierto

(8 years ago)
The aim of this project was to help the development of psychomotor, mental, and social abilities. At an early age and instinctively, children identify the pitched roof with the house, hence their drawings: the roof, the box and, last,…

Interview with Frank Gehry

(8 years ago)
At 82 Frank Gehry shows no sign of slowing down. Working on 20 projects at any given time, the Pritzker Prize winning architect’s latest completed work New York by Gehry had its formal opening just last month. In this…

Snail House / Atelier d.org

(8 years ago)
Architects: Atelier d.org – Jeanroy, Leduc, Riber architectsLocation: Reinhardsmunster, FranceEngineer: Gettec BâtimentProject year: 2009Photographs: Stéphane SpachBuilding a house in the slope in Reinhardsmunster. Linking a living space to the land, which extends onto its roof.…

Fresh From The Dairy: B&W

(8 years ago)
If you’re not familiar yet with The Design Milk Dairy, it’s a collection of Society6 artist prints and accessories curated by myself and you. The DMD offers prints for sale along with iPhone cases, t-shirts, laptop skins, and more in support of the online art community, something I’m very passionate about. So far, I’ve curated [...]

Tropicana Carafe

(8 years ago)
"Tropicana was looking to launch their 'pure premium' juice in a new carafe. Sterling Brands created the label design, carton graphics and the iconic orange and straw symbol. The new graphics achieve maximum shelf impact and clearly communicate the product's straight-from-the-orange taste."

Shipping Container Hybrid House by ecotechdesign

(8 years ago)
ecotechdesign has just completed a completely off-the-grid shipping container hybrid house and photo studio in Joshua Tree, which is located in California’s Mojave desert. The project combines high-efficiency construction methods with smart design, which means that consumers now have an option beyond prefabricated homes. ecotechdesign offers sustainable, recycled, and affordable habitats that are generally much [...]

Wells Underground House

(8 years ago)
When I was younger, my uncle told me a story that by a local lake, there was a house built underground. I didn’t believe him until a few years ago when I looked it up. There is, in fact, an underground house by the lake! The home — probably the most architecturally-significant building in the [...]

Before & After: Door Headboord + Suitcase Picnic Set

(8 years ago)
I’m not in the market for a new headboard, but sometimes I see projects that make me wish otherwise. This door-turned-headboard by Angela is so simple, and yet it creates such an amazing result. The character of the wood seems far better than any modular, mass-produced headboard of a similar style, and I love the [...]

Student Spotlight: Officemax Repositioning

(8 years ago)
 "Objective: To refocus Officemax's marketing and branding on students, teachers and institutions to separate itself from it's competitors. By moving in a new direction Officemax will form new brand loyalty while helping to make our educational system stronger."

Natura Morta by Studio Toogood at Erastudio Apartment Gallery

(8 years ago)
Milan 2011: London interior designers and stylists Studio Toogood invited food and design collective Arabeschi di Latte to serve black food to guests at midnight dinners in a darkened apartment in Milan last week. (more…)

No Waste

(8 years ago)
No Waste is not only the name of this new collection by the Swiss brothers and designer duo Rainer and Tobias Kyburz, it’s also the idea behind the new pieces. NW 057 Chair The idea of functional furniture but also created with a conscious use of resources, material and production. The concept is that all [...]

5 Projects: Interview 4 / Brian Spring

(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.…

Milan 2011: ‘Amateur Masters’ by Jerszy Seymour for NgispeN (NL)

(8 years ago)
Handmade and moulded from wax – one would be forgiven for thinking that the object in question is a collection of upmarket candles. However, it is not. The designs in question are an armchair and a chair from Jerszy Seymour’s ‘Amateur Masters’ series, unveiled as part of NgispeN’s collection at the Zona Tortona’s Superstudio during [...]

Before & After: Brass Lamp Redo + Bench Makeover

(8 years ago)
New lighting can be a great way to a freshen up a room, and there are always so many options available at thrift stores and flea markets; occasionally, a gem can even be found on the side of the road. Amy snagged this lamp-and-shade combo for only $6, and using just a little fabric and [...]

Turner Contemporary, Margate

(8 years ago)
Located on the former site of a guesthouse where JMW Turner – perhaps Britain’s best known painter – once frequented, Margate’s new cultural icon – and one of the largest spaces for art outside London – is Turner Contemporary. The David Chipperfield designed gallery was opened last week by one of the Kent town’s most [...]

Inspiration : 10 Beautiful Dining Rooms Design Ideas

(8 years ago)
We have collected hundreds and hundreds of images of interior design for home design inspiration since we started ChicTip.com.  We have compiled it for you and sorted it Room by Room. Now we’d like to share them with you. Today we present to you 10 beautiful  dining rooms Enjoy!

Audi A7 Made of Paper

(8 years ago)
Yes, a paper Audi A7. Well, not life-sized, but the biggest papercraft car model at 4 ft x 2 ft x 2 ft — and it’s anatomically correct right down to the interior. Graphic design artist Taras Lesko designed 750 model pieces out of card stock using 285 pieces of paper. He then printed, folded [...]
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