Design archive for 2011-05-10

PL Series of Planters by Collaboration

(8 years ago)
Vancouver, Canada-based sculptor Marie Khouri and landscape designer Dave Demers have formed a new design company called Collaboration. They will be exhibiting their first collection of sculpted planters this week at the 2011 ICFF show.

First Unitarian Society Meeting House / TKWA

(8 years ago)
In Fall 2008, the First Unitarian Society of Madison completed a major new addition to its Frank Lloyd Wright-designed National Historic Landmark Meeting House. Commissioned by the First Unitarian Society in 1946 and completed in 1951, the original Meeting…

Buyeo Premium Outlet / Yamasaki.Ku.Hong Associates

(8 years ago)
Yamasaki.Ku.Hong Associates has been awarded first prize for the invited design competition for a new landmark shopping center in Buyeo, Korea. Additional images of the project and the architects process can be viewed after the jump.The Client…

Infiltrated Cultural and Ecological Urbanism / Maxthreads Architectural Design

(8 years ago)
Maxthreads Architectural Design of Edinburgh has shared with ArchDaily their second stage design proposal for the Kaohsiung Port Station Urban Design competition, additional images and text after the break.Kaohsiung existing city plan is an infrastructure led gridded planning.…

Milan 2011: ‘Florinda’ chair by Monica Förster for De Padova (IT)

(8 years ago)
Stockholm-based contemporary Swedish designer Monica Förster has created a series of joyfully-coloured chairs called ‘Florinda’ for the Italian manufacturer De Padova. Presented during this year’s Salone del Mobile, the lightly-structured stackable design comes in solid beech finish which is juxtaposed with colorful seat, back and optional armrests.   to the De Padova collections on Architonic   to Monica Förster’s [...]

DeliNatura

(8 years ago)
DeliNatura is a ECO-GOURMET meat products brand with a non-cliché approach to the eco brand scene. Check it out after the jump.

"I definitely don't make things to make life easier."

(8 years ago)
Almost everyone who met Tobias Wong has a moment. Words, actions, an event, that if you paid attention, you'd commit to memory forever. For friend and collaborator Frederick McSwain it was the way Tobias thought of himself and the way he worked.

Multiere from Kallista

(8 years ago)

Canopy House / MDMA

(8 years ago)
This eye-catching house in the picturesque Pajottenland landscape was designed by MDMA. Although its form stands in contrast to the surrounding area, the exterior walls and roof reflect the traditional colors of earthernware with gray-brown wooden shingles and polycarbonate…

House Canidelo / João Laranja Queirós

(8 years ago)
Architects: João Laranja Queirós Location: Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal Collaborators: Ricardo Gonçalves, Joao Barbosa Project area: 319 sqm Project year: 2003 – 2009 Photographs: João Laranja QueirósWhen confronted with the opportunity to do this project, a…

Pinch Food Design

(8 years ago)
Pinch Food Design is a new NYC-based food and design company that is launching this month. Pinch’s co-founder (and former set designer) TJ Girard has designed a series of food serving products that are not only functional, but go the extra mile in both design and features. Paying equal attention to food and design, Pinch [...]

El Chuzo

(8 years ago)
Tridimage aimed for a contemporary and authentic feeling by emphasizing on Argentine country tradition and natural ingredients. The silver foil add a touch of elegance. Check it out after the jump!"Buenos Aires based package design agency Tridimage was commissioned to create the brand and package design identity for a premium grilled meat sauces & seasonings brand called El Chuzo.Tridimage´s brief was to convey El Chuzo’s core brand values of Argentine country tradition and natural ingredients. Black, silver foil and a lively color coding each variety compose the spine of the resulting design, aiming for a contemporary yet authentic feeling. "

MTV Brazil – Balloons

(8 years ago)
Réalisé par Dulcidio Caldeira de la l’agence brésilienne ParanoidBR pour le 21ème anniversaire de la chaîne MTV Brésil, on a tout particulièrement aimé cet excellent spot publicitaire mettant en scène une installation permettant d’eclater

Fontable by Alessandro Canepa and Andrea Paulicelli

(8 years ago)
Font nerd alert! Here’s a three-dimensional way to express your love of letters. The Fontable, designed by Alessandro Canepa and Andrea Paulicelli is a new concept featuring letters A-Z in lower and uppercase as well as the numbers 0-9. Each table is made from a single sheet of steel in white, black or red. The [...]

Puma House, Tokyo

(8 years ago)
Our favourite Japanese designers, Nendo, have just finished the understated yet mesmerising interiors for Puma House Tokyo, a multi-purpose media and events space for the brand, located in the city’s Aoyama design district. The brand’s Japanese press room occupies this elegantly stark space that will also be used for exhibitions, events, launches and other such [...]

House Canidelo / João Laranja Queirós

(8 years ago)
Architects: João Laranja Queirós Location: Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal Collaborators: Ricardo Gonçalves, Joao Barbosa Project area: 319 sqm Project year: 2003 – 2009 Photographs: João Laranja QueirósWhen confronted with the opportunity to do this project, a…

The Gateway to the McDowell Sonoran Preserve / Weddle Gilmore Black Rock Studio

(8 years ago)
The design of the Gateway has been developed in an effort to minimize impact on the native Sonoran Desert environment while celebrating a sense of entry and passage into the 36,400 acre McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Preservation of native desert…

Video: Diagonal ZeroZero Building Timelapse Construction

(8 years ago)
Our friends from myLapse shared with us a timelapse video on the construction of Diagonal ZeroZero Building, designed by Enric Massip Bosch in Barcelona. The video was made with more than 500,000 photos, 600 hours on site, 400 hours…

Abandoned Homes Haunt Spain’s Banks

(8 years ago)
About an hour car ride outside of Madrid, Spain, is a tiny rural village that just a few years ago had high hopes for an abundant housing market. Yebes is now an example of the economic crisis that has…

Student Work – Kevin Haag

(8 years ago)
Designed by Kevin Haag | Country: Canada “Packaging design for a fictional brand of Sake that I came up with that some will recognize as the name of a certain blade covered villain in a popular cartoon about a certain team of adolescent, martial-arts practicing reptiles. The design is inspired by Japanese calligraphy and zen ideals.”

Two Bedroom Apartment by Kia Designs

(8 years ago)
This two-bedroom maisonette in Notting Hill, London was recently re-designed by Kia Designs Interior Design studio. Wait until you get a load of the hovering bed! From the designer: Sitting in an enviable area, surrounded by the rustic charm of Portobello Market and the numerous fine restaurants and shops that adorn Notting Hill, this maisonette [...]

Living In: Dangerous Liaisons

(8 years ago)
Dangerous Liaisons is as seductive and subversive as costume dramas come. The boundaries of cruelty, blunt sexuality and betrayal are pushed to extremes while also balancing wit and humor in equal measure. Eighteenth-century Rococo France was not for the light-of-heart or strict-of-morals, but the castles, silk dresses, dripping candles, tamed gardens and coquettish underthings seem [...]

Invisible Seats

(8 years ago)
Excellente réalisation du photographe Jens Sage basé en Allemagne, un très gros coup de coeur pour « Invisible Seats », une étonnante série de photographies mettant en scène personnes en position assise dans une voiture,  sur un vélo

Partitura 001

(8 years ago)
Issue de la collaboration entre Abstract Birds et Quayola, un petit coup de projecteur sur cette intéressante vidéo qui présente la modélisation sonore en temps réelle d’un morceau de Telefon Tel Aviv grâce

Infinia Holistic Dog Food

(8 years ago)
Infinia Holistic Dog Food perfectly conveys richness in ingredients with a colorful flair. "The opportunity with this project was to design an ultra-premium line of pet food that nurtures mind, body and relationship with holistic nutrition. The branding, packaging and point-of-sale materials were created with an artful flair that conveyed richness in ingredients while delivering top-quality nutrition for its customers. The Infinia brand was successfully launched through independent retailers eager to stock the new ultra-premium line of pet food. The package design and shelf merchandising systems; as well as retail communication materials all worked together to help launch the contemporary new brand that has been widely accepted by owners and their pets."

Book and Coffeeshop in Madrid by MYCC

(8 years ago)
Spanish architects MYCC have designed the interior for a combined coffee and book shop in Madrid, exposing the original warehouse structure and inserting a glass floor between storeys. (more…)

Daisy by Demacker Design

(8 years ago)
Matthias Demacker created the Daisy chair for Jongform, inspired by crystalline shapes and their strong expression. The strong angles and lines of the compact seat give it a pure and dynamic look. The seating area of the chair stands out of the monoblock body of the seat and invites the user to sit down and [...]

Past & Present: Things For The Table

(8 years ago)
Image above: Illustration by Julia Rothman After a six-hour drive from New York yesterday (with lots of laughing, gas-station coffee and music mixes), today is our first day at the Brimfield Antique show. While there’s always the serendipity factor when antiquing, I tend to keep a running list of things I’d like to find. This [...]

The Lacey / Division1

(8 years ago)
Architects: Division1 Location: Washington DC, USA Project area: 25,000 sqf Project year: 2009 Photographs: Debi Fox PhotographyProgram The Lacey is a 26-unit, four level, 25,000 SF residential building organized around a three-level central corridor/atrium. Outdoor space is…
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