Design archive for 2011-05-18

GLOBAL Design New York University: Elsewhere Envisioned

(8 years ago)
[ May 25, 2011 to June 25, 2011. ] GLOBAL Design New York University: Elsewhere Envisioned is an exhibit and lecture series comprised to showcase potent innovation processes in relation to visionary architecture, urbanism, and ecological planning. GDNYU seeks to reformat the discourse on ecological design by bringing…

PredaPrey Matching Cards

(8 years ago)
PredaPrey matching cards intended for 10 to 30 year olds who would enjoy an artistic and humorous game of memory cards.The matches are predator and prey cards, each card is a combination of two predators or two prey. They match by which predator eats each prey, if that is not apparent then the backgrounds and typography match, making for a learning experience about the animals. Info and names of the animals are on the box, instructions on how to play and win are on the pull out containing the cards.

Museum of Ocean and Surf / Steven Holl Architects in collaboration with Solange Fabiao

(8 years ago)
The Museum of Ocean and Surf (Cité de l’Océan et du Surf) explores both surf and sea and their role upon our leisure, science and ecology. The design by Steven Holl Architects in collaboration with Solange Fabiao is the…

Rakvere Linnametsa Residential Area Spatial Planning / Peter Sand

(8 years ago)
Architect Peter Sand has placed first in an open competition to design a residential area in Rakvere, Estonia. The only notable restriction in the competition guidelines was that all entrants must be under the age of thirty. Please follow…

The Gardiner Museum / KPMB Architects

(8 years ago)
The Gardiner Museum is one of the world’s preeminent institutions devoted to ceramic art, and the only museum of its kind in Canada. It is also designated as one Toronto’s cultural renaissance projects. The renewal project, together with the…

Golden Mr. Potato Heads at Liberty

(8 years ago)
We’re not really sure what’s going on with these yet… but Justine found these Mr. Potato Head’s in the windows of Liberty in London. With a twist ~ paired with designer fashions…. there are literally bags of real potatoes… adorned with gold spray painted Mr. Potato Head parts! See more close ups of the bizarreness on the next page!TO PAGE 2 of "Golden Mr. Potato Heads at Liberty"! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

Rakvere Linnametsa Residential Area Spatial Planning / Peter Sand

(8 years ago)
Architect Peter Sand has placed first in an open competition to design a residential area in Rakvere, Estonia. The only notable restriction in the competition guidelines was that all entrants must be under the age of thirty. Please follow…

Handelier

(8 years ago)
Voila! has a few new original designs, but the hand collection really caught my eye, especially the “Handelier“. They also have a standing light fixture and a sconce. Certainly not your run-of-the-mill home lighting solutions… I just want to give this guy a high five. Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design [...]

Mercedes AMG Driving Academy: SNOW!

(8 years ago)
This post is sponsored by American Express Membership Rewards. Visit American Express on Facebook at facebook.com to view all the possibilities with Membership Rewards Points. Ok, so i just spent a week with a 2011 MercedesAMG C63 in my garage (yes, the BRIGHT mars red one)… and i forgot how much i LOVE driving. Sadly just had Mercedes come pick it up a few minutes ago… So, that combined with being asked to share some of my travel dreams for these Amex Membership Rewards posts… i had to show you the Mercedes AMG Driving Academy Winter Sporting classes… in Arjeplog, just 80km from the Arctic circle! The pictures are just stunning ~ definitely dreaming about doing these some day ~ though i can’t decide how i’d ever pick between driving and photographing! See it all on the next page!TO PAGE 2 of "Mercedes AMG Driving Academy: SNOW!"! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

Aurum by Endesigns

(8 years ago)
Have you ever wanted to own your very own stack of gold bars like in the movies? Here’s your chance. OK, these aren’t real gold bars… Aurum, Latin for “gold,” is a sculptural lighting system by Endesigns that resembles a stack of gold bars. Made of hand-cut and polished K9 crystal bricks in the classical [...]

Omed Extra Virgin Olive Oil

(8 years ago)
Add a little style to your cooking essentials....."Omed is an Extra Virgin Olive Oil. All of his products are based on an elegant and attractive design. This is his new image, created by a small design studio in Spain called LeBranders."

Bento Pad Concept

(8 years ago)
Etonnant concept sorti de l’imagination du jeune designer René Lee, un petit clin d’oeil pour cette étude de style autour d’une tablette tactile inspirée des « Bento », les fameux plateaux repas japonais. Davantage anecdotique que

Westerham Brewery

(8 years ago)
    Designed by D. Studio | Country: United Kingdom “The Westerham Brewery is one of Kent’s finest craft brewers, producing exceptional real ales from locally sourced ingredients. In partnership with their German friend and master brewer Markus Lotz, the Westerham Brewery brought together the best of each country’s brewing processes to create a range [...]

MilleniaSub: A Smaller Subwoofer

(8 years ago)
Paradigm‘s MilleniaSub is a slim alternative to bulky subwoofer speakers. Get the specs on the MilleniaSub here. Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook. © 2011 Design Milk | Posted by Jaime in Technology | Permalink | No comments

Home Camping by Paula Sevilla

(8 years ago)
Home Camping by Paula Sevilla is a series of camping objects and tools adapted to a new environment and used in home decor. The first in the series is a ceramic flashlight/lamp tied to an outlet operating like a home lamp. Not the first flashlight lamp I’ve seen but this one is executed very well. [...]

The Gardiner Museum / KPMB Architects

(8 years ago)
The Gardiner Museum is one of the world’s preeminent institutions devoted to ceramic art, and the only museum of its kind in Canada. It is also designated as one Toronto’s cultural renaissance projects. The renewal project, together with the…

In Progress: Pan Long Gu Centre / Atelier 11

(8 years ago)
Architects: Atelier 11 Location: Ji County, Tianjin, China Commission: 2008-2009 Design Director: Xu Lei Design Team: Gong Meng, Jin Ding Construction Drawing: Xu Lei, Zhang Pingping, Gong Meng, Zhu Yin, Qiang Wei, Li Baoming Project area: 37,000 sqm Project…

Otokurage by Nendo

(8 years ago)
Japanese designers Nendo have produced these transparent sets of earphones that look like jellyfish.  (more…)

New from Lopfurniture

(8 years ago)
Lopfurniture has introduced a new hand-crafted collection designed by Lund & Paarmann. The Zun Office chair — steam-bent solid ash, semianiline leather and lacquered steel. The Full Moon high table is made of solid ash and lacquered steel. The New Moon chair is perfect for the kitchen, the bar, the café or…Made of steam-bent solid [...]

In Conversation; Moshi Moshi Records

(8 years ago)
As we mentioned in our last post about Saturday’s hugely exciting Independent Label Market, we’re catching up with some of the labels involved to discuss them, the industry as a whole and their thoughts on meeting their customers face to face. Having introduced the likes of Bloc Party, Florence and The Machine, Hot Chip and [...]

Yellow Owl Workshop Diy Video + Book Giveaway!

(8 years ago)
One of the greatest things about design week has been getting to meet so many of my favorite designers in person and here what they’ve been up to. At last year’s show I remember Christine and Evan from Yellow Owl Workshop talking about doing a book and at this year’s show the book was out [...]

Viking by Office Depot

(8 years ago)
"A refocusing of us as a business" is what Mike Elbers, VP  Marketing and Merchandising of Viking called this project; "using the Viking brand and identity a focal point for improving the customer experience." Check out the new look of Viking by Office Depot after the jump! 

In Progress: Pan Long Gu Centre / Atelier 11

(8 years ago)
Architects: Atelier 11 Location: Ji County, Tianjin, China Commission: 2008-2009 Design Director: Xu Lei Design Team: Gong Meng, Jin Ding Construction Drawing: Xu Lei, Zhang Pingping, Gong Meng, Zhu Yin, Qiang Wei, Li Baoming Project area: 37,000 sqm Project…

Mecanoo to design new Campus of The National University of Science and Technology in Moscow

(8 years ago)
Mecanoo has won the international competition to design the new campus of the National University of Science and Technology (MISiS), one of the leading technical universities of Russia. The 100-acre campus will be located in a new district of…

Deeply Dramatic Photography

(8 years ago)
Magnifique série réalisée par le photographe Silent-View en collaboration avec le modèle Fraeulein von Rosenfelde, un petit clin d’oeil pour ces superbes clichés ne mettant en avant que la couleur rouge en contraste avec des images presque

Project Ocean: Windows, Mobiles and Fish Guide

(8 years ago)
There’s more than just the Whale Rodeo! As promised, here are more highlights from Selfridges’ Project Ocean. In addition to the commitment to raise awareness and funds for conservation, Selfridges really carry the theme throughout the store, tying things together with their beautiful illustrations of fish by the very talented Sanna Annukka (check out her commercial portfolio here)! And yes, you may recognize that beautiful style from the Marimekko prints we love so much!Annukka’s illustrations grace the doors and windows of the store, and can be found throughout the store in mobiles and on the walls (you might have spotted a few in our previous post). They are also the images that feature in Selfridges’ fish guide - the print, web, and app versions! Check out the beautiful illustrations in all their many manifestations on the next page!TO PAGE 2 of "Project Ocean: Windows, Mobiles and Fish Guide"! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

Diy Project: Wood Bud Vase And Salt Dish

(8 years ago)
I canʼt deny I was a little hesitant with this monthʼs Design*Sponge theme of flowers. Sure, I have some houseplants around, but when it comes to flowers – Iʼm usually mowing over them. Though, to fully embrace Mayʼs theme, I started thinking… What would I make my Mom for Motherʼs Day in a kind of [...]

Acoustable

(8 years ago)
Designed by Jerome Spriet and Wolfgang Bregentzer, Acoustable is no ordinary coffee table. An idea, born from the various ways in which we listen to music, is transformed into a piece of furniture that is also a speaker system and docking station. [via DesignAddict] Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design by [...]

Villa Pu by Atelier Kempe Thill (NL)

(8 years ago)
Villa Pu is a new youth and community centre realised by the award-winning Rotterdam-based practice Atelier Kempe Thill. Located in the Osdorp area of Amsterdam, the small-yet-striking, minimalist building consists of two instantly-distinguishable antipodal space concepts: a translucent fully-glazed ground floor used as a ‘public living room ‘, and a monolithic cubic community hall located [...]

Project Sustain

(8 years ago)
Project Sustain is a cool collaborative effort to provide sustainable products to consumers who care. More after the jump. "We have combined eco-conscious materials such as organic hemp, bamboo, organic cotton, soy inks and 99% post-consumer recycled packaging with fashionable design aimed at providing you with a product that is both cool and responsible. "

Dezeen Screen: NewspaperWood by Mieke Meijer and Vij5

(8 years ago)
In this movie, filmed at Ventura Lambrate in Milan, Arjan van Raadshooven from Vij5 talks to Dezeen about Newspaper Wood, a wood-like material made from recycled newspapers. Watch the movie »

Beautiful Paper Plates

(8 years ago)
Impressionnantes créations du restaurateur et designer japonais Shinichiro Ogata éditées par la société, également japonaise Wasara, un très gros coup de coeur pour cette superbe ligne de vaisselle au style des plus contemporain qui a la particularité

Mecanoo to design new Campus of The National University of Science and Technology in Moscow

(8 years ago)
Mecanoo has won the international competition to design the new campus of the National University of Science and Technology (MISiS), one of the leading technical universities of Russia. The 100-acre campus will be located in a new district of…

Health & Sports Education Center of Kang-won National University / Idea Image Institute of Architects

(8 years ago)
Designed by Kang Chul-Hee and Idea Image Institute of Architects, the Health & Sports Education Center attracts local residents’ participation and heightens its value as a community sports center. Located on the eastern part of Kang-won University’s Choon-Chun Campus,…

Prehistorical Interpretation Centre in Cádiz / Estudio Arquitectura Hago

(8 years ago)
Architects: Estudio Arquitectura Hago - Sara Gutiérrez, Javier Monge, Antonio Álvarez-Cienfuegos, Aurora Monge Location: Benalup-Casas Viejas, Cádiz, España Cost: 1.130.779,20 € Project area: 1,024 sqm Project year: 2006 – 2009 Photographs: Jesús GranadaThe Interpretation Centre Cadiz Prehistoric is…

ICFF 2011: Part 1

(8 years ago)
And so begins coverage of my trip to NYC for the 2011 International Contemporary Furniture Fair, known as ICFF. Last year, I organized it day by day, but this time I’m going to break it into parts. I’m not sure yet how many parts there will be, but I hope that you enjoy! One thing [...]
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