Design archive for 2011-04-27

International Ideas Competition for Busan Opera House

(8 years ago)
This is an international ideas competition to establish a design for the Busan Opera House to construct in 2014. The design will be based on a variety of ideas from both domestic and foreign specialists, as well as student…

Linda Pace Foundation Offices / Poteet Architects

(8 years ago)
This project is the rehabilitation of a derelict auto body shop into offices for a contemporary art foundation. The modesty of the original structure and limited project budget stand in contrast to the international scope of the foundation’s mission…

New Saint Petersburg Zoo / Françoise N’Thépé and Aldric Beckmann

(8 years ago)
This new zoo, which will become the icon of a new cultural and scientific life in Saint Petersburg, will evoke immemorial time, an era of monumental architecture when much land remained untouched by human development. Designed by architects, Françoise…

Before & After: Christie's Gin

(8 years ago)
"Christie's gin range needed a serious facelift. Our brief was to embrace wild elegance, capturing the wild beauty of New Zealand. So we redesigned the logo and made it more ‘New Zealand-ish’. The illustration toward the bottom of the bottle is an abstract take on a rainforest, masked in the shapes of the New Zealand native herbs that show the light through the trees. We like to think it captures a quality that is uniquely New Zealand."

The Dieline Conference: Early Bird Discount Ends SUNDAY

(8 years ago)
The extended Early Bird Discount Deadline for The Dieline Package Design Conference is coming up on SUNDAY May 1st, giving you $180 off the individual full-conference rate!REGISTER NOW!You'll learn directly from the most innovative and well-known names in package design: Michael Osborne, Joe Duffy, Mike Peck of Starbucks, David Turner  and Bruce Duckworth of Turner Duckworth, Louise Fili, Christine Mau of Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, and many more. You'll share ideas with other package designers from across the country at networking events like a  Conference Happy Hour and Breakfast Roundtables, plus The Dieline Awards Ceremony, featuring 39 winners selected across 13 categories. Winning entries will also be displayed at The Dieline Conference, guaranteed to inspire.And your registration fee also covers admission to The Dieline EXPO (a $25 value), featuring the newest products and services exclusively for package designers. Don't wait— Conference spots and hotel rooms are filling up fast. REGISTER NOW AND SAVE $180!

EDEN Apartments / Tony Owen Partners

(8 years ago)
The latest building by Tony Owen blurs the line between architecture and urban billboard. Work has commenced on the EDEN apartments in Sydney. This infill project is located in a varied and complex part of the Sydney cityscape and…

Jacub Gagnon: Elements and Oddities

(8 years ago)
Seriously, did you just think of the Petite Lap Giraffes? They are everywhere, right?Well, kicking off this Saturday, April 30th, Thinkspace Gallery is showcasing ‘Elements and Oddities’ from Jacub Gagnon and Yosuke Ueno. And i’ve just fallen for these dark detailed animal meet objecty paintings of Jacub Gagnon. Beautiful! Can’t wait to see them in person ~ check out a preview of some of my favorites on the next page!TO PAGE 2 of "Jacub Gagnon: Elements and Oddities"! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

The Numi Toilet by Kohler

(8 years ago)
When I opened my email and saw the Numi toilet from Kohler, I let out a little gasp. A square toilet! This is like my dream come true. Launching stateside and China this week at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), Kohler’s space-saving Numi is offering homeowners a host of new toilet innovations to [...]

Nutra Pet

(8 years ago)
"Value Pet Supply Co., a pet care wholesaler based in Dubai began planning the development of there own product line, as an alternative to the large global brands they offered. The assignment was to create a brand that was flexible enough to expand from a few initial sku's to a wide range of product offerings which went beyond the cat and dog categories, to include tropical fish, exotic birds and more. The primary design objective was to develop a visual platform that positioned this value-priced brand as premium at a competitive price point. The assignment went to NYC based designojo. The scope of the commission included name development, brand logo and package design."

Marx Wine

(8 years ago)
Designed by Marx Design | Country: New Zealand “Marx is such an unusual name that new clients tend to get us confused with the other lot – Richard (pop singer), Groucho (the comedian) and Karl (the communist). We wanted to clear the confusion once and for all with these light-hearted promotional pieces that establish (Ryan) [...]

Aurora Watch by ZIIIRO

(8 years ago)
The Aurora watch from ZIIIRO is unlike any other watch I’ve seen — it displays time through color. The Aurora watch displays time using two transparent gradient discs, blue represents the hour and yellow represents the minute. By overlapping both gradients, it creates a new array of green. Resting on a bracelet strap, it combines [...]

SAIT Parkade / Bing Thom Architects

(8 years ago)
Vancouver-based Bing Thom Architects has just completed a new three-level parkade on the campus of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. At more than 380,000 sqf and with dimensions of 260’ by 560’, this structure and its accompanying road…

Winners of ‘Allied Works Architecture Brad Cloepfil: Occupation’

(8 years ago)
Last Tuesday we told you we were giving away three copies of Allied Works Architecture Brad Cloepfil: Occupation. Now, thanks to Allied Works Architecture, three happy reigstered users will enjoy this great new book. And the winners are … Nick…

Alice of Magic World, Tokyo

(8 years ago)
Nope, a mind-altering psychedelic substance was not slipped into your pre-dinner apéritif, this bizarre new Tokyo restaurant is for real – all thanks to the imagination of local interior gurus, Fantastic Design Works Co. Alice of Magic World – the fourth in a series of eateries based on Lewis Carroll’s creation – is a decidedly [...]

The EB1 Residence by Replinger Hossner Architects

(8 years ago)
The EB1 Residence by Replinger Hossner Architects is located just Southwest of Seattle, in a simple neighborhood. The steep sloped lot (not uncommon in this area) presented a challenge to the architects who responded with a modern, cantilevered design. From the architects: Steeply sloped lots are among the most common remaining undeveloped single family building [...]

What’s In Your Toolbox: Rhea Thierstein

(8 years ago)
Rhea Thierstein is a magic maker. No really, she is. She creates exquisite fantasy worlds through her set designs and art direction. Not to mention that she can develop some deliciously imaginative props and costumes. She has the Midas touch. When she and Tim Walker get together, they redefine the term, “dream team.” Full disclosure: [...]

OKTO

(8 years ago)
"OKTO: A set a labels for Lyrarakis Wine out of Crete Greece - An area famous for it's seafood and strong greek mythological presence the winery wanted modern yet classic iconography."Click to read more on The Dieline Wine ...

VB Raw

(8 years ago)
"VB Raw is a new uncompromising beer with an irrelevant attitude younger and emerging low-carb beer market. Maud completed the successful launch of the brand naming, identity and art direction and implementation across all aspects of the brand including logo, packaging, photography and styleguides."Loving the brand book and special 6 pack, check it all out below!

Bellows by Benjamin Hubert for Nava

(8 years ago)
Designer Benjamin Hubert has created this laptop bag which expands to become an overnight bag, in collaboration with Nava. (more…)

Sony S1 And S2 Tablets

(8 years ago)

Winners of ‘Allied Works Architecture Brad Cloepfil: Occupation’

(8 years ago)
Last Tuesday we told you we were giving away three copies of Allied Works Architecture Brad Cloepfil: Occupation. Now, thanks to Allied Works Architecture, three happy reigstered users will enjoy this great new book. And the winners are … Nick…

network / Ivana Andjelic + Nemanja Kocic + Natalija Usendic

(8 years ago)
The student team of Ivana Andjelic, Nemanja Kocic and Natalija Usendic has shared with us their proposed solution for the Schindler Award 2011 contest for the Olympic Park in Berlin. Additional images and text are available after the break.

Sra Pou Vocational School / Architects Rudanko + Kankkunen

(8 years ago)
Architects: Architects Rudanko + Kankkunen Location: Sra Pou, Cambodia Project year: 2010 – 2011 Photographs: Architects Rudanko + KankkunenSra Pou vocational school is a vocational training center and community building in Sra Pou village, Cambodia. The school…

Wadi Resort / Oppenheim Architecture + Design

(8 years ago)
In a global competition for a new luxury destination in Wadi Rum, Jordan Oppenheim Architecture + Design‘s winning proposal, Wadi Resort, provided an ecological sensitive design solution. Slated for completion in 2014 the project is comprised of 47 desert…

Architecture City Guide: Columbus

(8 years ago)
This week our Architecture City Guide is headed to the capital and largest city in Ohio. Columbus is home to The Ohio State University, which probably merits a separate architecture guide all itself. Adding the city to the mix,…

Chantier Créatif de Prévention Partagée / Butong + Cochenko + Quatorze

(8 years ago)
Butong, originally a Swedish-based firm, specializes in a unique concrete moulding process which offers a wider range of freedom to designers.  We’ve featured Butong previously on ArchDaily as their product was used for Visiondivison’s Cancer City resulting in an amazing lightweight…

The Ice Cubes / Jun Mitsui & Associates Architects

(8 years ago)
Architects: Jun Mitsui & Associates Architects Location: Tokyo, Japan Design Team: Jun Mitsui, Toshiyuki Nakano, Kentaro Hayashi, Jim Lambiasi, Kazumasa Toku, Naoko Morimoto, Shigeki Irie, Ei Ishiyama Project area: 3,060 sqm Project year: 2006 – 2008 Photographs: Naoomi Kurozumi…

Veronica People’s Club / Fabrica 718

(8 years ago)
Architects: Fabrica 718 Location: Brooklyn, New York City, NY, USA Architect of Record: Melissa Cicetti, AIA Project Team (Fabrica718): Julie Torres Moskovitz (principal), Minyoung Song, Kim Letven, Michael Brehmer, Michael Vanreusel, Omar Toro-Vaca, Natalya Egon, Viviana Wang, and…

Black Tie Carpet by Nika Zupanc

(8 years ago)
Nika Zupanc, whose Selfdiscipline show in Milan explored emotional design, has created two silk carpets for Italy's Nodus Rugs.

Barú

(8 years ago)
"Dark and pure, rich and honest, funny and crazy ... as long as it says Barú on the outside, you know you’re in for a delicious treat. Drawing inspiration from Barú’s finest fluffy, swirly and nutty chocolates and sipping from their sensational chai tea, Creneau International designed a range of packaging that put the funk back in the chocolate and the glee back in the tea."

Treasure Hunting: Vintage Flashcards

(8 years ago)
We received a request on Facebook from D*S reader Lauren Proux for a Treasure Hunting post that tackles vintage flashcards. Well, ask and you shall receive! There’s one booth at my favorite local flea market that always has a huge array of old flashcards and educational posters, and every time I go, I like to [...]
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