Design archive for 2011-05-19

Dumante Sigaro Packaging

(8 years ago)
Dumante Verdenoce is quickly becoming a popular high end liqueur. In order to expand their product line they wanted a specially blended premium cigar to accompany their unique flavor profile.

The Indicator: The $5000 House

(8 years ago)
The best of architects is not that they can use cool software or design buildings, or even that they can help create interesting spaces. If you think back to your school days, the best of architecture was problem-solving. You…

Concrete Canvas Shelter

(8 years ago)
A solution to temporary soft skin shelters that are generally used following a natural disaster, the Concrete Canvas shelter can provide a more permanent structure that is both a fire proof and sterile environment.  This ‘building in a bag’…

BTTR Mushrooms Begin!

(8 years ago)
It’s begun! Last night there was nothing (visible to the naked eye) ~ this morning? Shroom cluster popped out… somewhere between fascinated and having a hard time imagining these as food… had to get up close with it and share the beginnings with you… there’s even a second lower cluster starting too… take a peek at day one of mushroom madness on the next page.p.s.and if you need a reminder of how this coffee ground brick in a cardboard box began…TO PAGE 2 of "BTTR Mushrooms Begin!"! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

Miami Metromover Station Competition Proposal / Office-247

(8 years ago)
The idea behind the first prize design of the Metromover Station by Office-247 is that of a folded landscape that, through its form, generates a series of connections at different levels, transforming the urban condition of downtown Miami. Their…

2011 RIBA Awards winners announced

(8 years ago)
The 2011 RIBA Awards winners were just announced and many of them have been featured on ArchDaily! Winners include David Chipperfield, Zaha Hadid and Foster & Partners. Check the complete list after the break. Scotland: Centre for the Scottish…

Bayside Police Station / FJMT

(8 years ago)
Architects: FJMT – Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp Location: Sandringham, Australia Client: Victoria Police Contractor: St Hilliers Contracting Project Manager: Coffey Projects Developer: Victoria Police Project area: 4,200 sqm Project year: 2010 Photographs: John GollingsWe have sought to escape the…

Orange Grove House / Fiona Winzar Architects

(8 years ago)
Architects: Fiona Winzar Architects Location: Orange Grove, Austrailia Site Area: 180 sqm Project Year: 2010 Photographs: Shania ShegedynIntroduction This project started as design for the subdivision of an existing residential block in East St Kilda, to be…

2011 RIBA Awards winners announced

(8 years ago)
The 2011 RIBA Awards winners were just announced and many of them have been featured on ArchDaily! Winners include David Chipperfield, Zaha Hadid and Foster & Partners. Check the complete list after the break. Scotland: Centre for the Scottish…

Fresh From The Dairy: Superheroes

(8 years ago)
I recently saw the movie Kick-Ass, and it reminds me of this recent collaboration from Society6 all about Superheroes. They asked Society6 artists to create artwork for a curated show at D-structure in San Francisco. The show opened on May 6th to a large crowd of art-lovers and superhero-lovers alike. Ranging from prints to shirts [...]

Vintage Cereal Collection

(8 years ago)
We've posted cereal boxes here and there in the past, but never have we come across such a massive collection that follows multiple brands over the years. This bunch lets you step back and see the evolution of the cereal industry as a whole, not to mention a great walk down memory lane of sugary happiness as a kid. Which ones catch your eye? I love the old Fruit Loop boxes.

Ferrari's City of Tomorrow

(8 years ago)
Ferrari parts, tiny abstract people, and architecture - how can you go wrong? Justine has found more window fun on London’s Regent Street. The display in the Ferrari store is my favorite of the Rejent Street Windows Project, a collaboration between Regent Street retailers, the Royal Institute of British Architect’s, Elle and Regent Street.The Ferrari display, “Cities of Tomorrow” showcase Ferrari-inspired urban environments of the future. The window designs are the work of Duggan Morris Architects in collaboration with Ferrari and Pipers. The displays are made of Ferrari memorabilia, original, unique and certified components from past and present of F1 and GT cars, which can be purchased from the Ferrari store. The Cities of Tomorrow windows will be on view at the Ferrari Store on Regent Street until Sunday 29 May 2011. Take a peek at the installations on the next page!TO PAGE 2 of "Ferrari’s City of Tomorrow"! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

Phase Design 2011 Collection

(8 years ago)
While at ICFF I had the pleasure of checking out Phase Design’s latest collection. Bride’s Veil Stools The Bride’s Veil Stool family includes a low stool, bar stool, and a double stool, for you and your date. This collection is inspired by the graceful fall of a bride’s veil, thus the name. Available in smoked [...]

7 Plagies

(8 years ago)
Designed by Redfish | Country: Greece “We designed this new wine family, for Photos Photiades Winery in Cyprus. Named 7 plagies (7 hill sides) after the 7 hill sides that exist in the territories, and the number 7 that according to the Pythagoreans is the perfect number because it is the sum of 3 and [...]

Eglise St Hilaire by Mathieu Lehanneur (FR)

(8 years ago)
Parisian architect and designer Mathieu Lehanneur has completed the conversion of the choir at St Hilaire Church in the city of Melle located in Poitou-Charentes region in western France. The organic, layered white marble design reminiscent of a stratigraphic form takes its cue from the sedimentary formation and references the church’s location on the slope of the valley [...]

The Audi Trimaran Concept

(8 years ago)
Dans la continuité du très impressionnant « Lamborghini Poweryacht Concept » que nous vous avions déjà présenté sur TrendsNow, on a totalement craqué sur ce superbe « Audi Trimaran Concept », un intéressant concept de bateau de plaisance typé sportif et estampillé de

Cross Side Chair by David Irwin

(8 years ago)
Industrial designer David Irwin‘s Cross Side Chair launched at ICFF. The simple yet elegant construction consists of two interlocking profiles, which support a fully upholstered seat. The quality of both the solid walnut frame and the 100% wool fabric from British Manufacturer Camira perfectly compliment and enhance the simple form and clean lines of the [...]

Before & After: Bedroom Makeover + Outdoor Dining

(8 years ago)
When warmer weather rolls around, I start to crave airy, open rooms like the “after” of this bedroom in Kim’s home. The clean minimalism mixed with homey accents, patterned textiles and lots of light neutral tones immediately put me at ease and make me think of summer breezes. The decision to rip up the carpet and [...]

Milchring Collecting Box

(8 years ago)
One man's trash is another man's treasure. A community of artists collect Milk/ Beverage packaging seals and create artwork/ accessories out of them. Gerlinde Gruber at kopfloch designed this beatiful structural box as a collector for those who want to send their unwanted seals to Milchring. More after the jump.

Bayside Police Station / FJMT

(8 years ago)
Architects: FJMT – Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp Location: Sandringham, Australia Client: Victoria Police Contractor: St Hilliers Contracting Project Manager: Coffey Projects Developer: Victoria Police Project area: 4,200 sqm Project year: 2010 Photographs: John GollingsWe have sought to escape the…

Orange Grove House / Fiona Winzar Architects

(8 years ago)
Architects: Fiona Winzar Architects Location: Orange Grove, Austrailia Site Area: 180 sqm Project Year: 2010 Photographs: Shania ShegedynIntroduction This project started as design for the subdivision of an existing residential block in East St Kilda, to be…

13th Shelter International Architectural Design Competition for Students 2011

(8 years ago)
In ancient times we lived with the Wilderness, fighting against its severity and its roughness, and receiving the benefits of its fertility. The wildness of nature was directly related to our lives. In our current age, we live in…

Virtue of Blue Chandelier by Jeroen Verhoeven

(8 years ago)
Jeroen Verhoeven has created a large chandelier adorned with 502 blue butterflies, in fact solar panels cut into the shapes of four different breeds of butterfly.

Skin Collection by Pepe Heykoop

(8 years ago)
Dutch designer Pepe Heykoop has created this collection of furniture by covering an assortment of old chairs in odd scraps of leather. (more…)

In Conversation; Merok Records

(8 years ago)
We continue our discussions with some of the label bosses involved in Saturday’s Independent Label Market, this time catching up with Merok Records‘ Milo Cordell, who you may know better as one half of The Big Pink. Introducing us to Crystal Castles, Klaxons and Salem, Milo continues to push boundaries with his Merok label – [...]

Before & After: Reupholstered Chair + Painted Plant Stand

(8 years ago)
I’m a huge admirer of the quilts of Gee’s Bend, and I think part of the reason I love this reupholstered chair from Amy is that the seat has the same kind of modern looking, graphic-collage quality as the Gee’s Bend quilt designs. It provides a great contrast for the warm wood and curved lines [...]

Design Museum x State of the Obvious® Collection

(8 years ago)
Mash Creative has designed new pieces for their branded State of the Obvious® collection exclusively for the Design Museum. The design of these products has been heavily influenced by the International Typographic Style from the 50’s and 60’s & shows an evolution from their original S/O/T/O collection. It has been designed to appeal to typography [...]

13th Shelter International Architectural Design Competition for Students 2011

(8 years ago)
In ancient times we lived with the Wilderness, fighting against its severity and its roughness, and receiving the benefits of its fertility. The wildness of nature was directly related to our lives. In our current age, we live in…

21st Century Crusoe House / Dellekamp Arquitectos

(8 years ago)
Located in a fishermen region of virgin beaches and extremely low density, this adventure house was intended as an iconic statement of lifestyle for the area. Designed by Dellekamp Arquitectos, the 21st century Crusoe house in Biósfera Río Lagartos,…

AD Interviews: Steve McDowell / BNIM

(8 years ago)
During the 2011 AIA Convention in New Orleans we had the chance to sit down and talk with Steve McDowell, Principal and Director of Design of BNIM, the 2011 Architecture Firm of the Year. BNIM was founded over 40…

Nessie

(8 years ago)
With the concept Nessie trying to give new importance to old bathtubs made of cast iron, revisited through a language soft and fresh. Two shells made ..
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