Design archive for 2011-05-27

NotVentures Roundup

(8 years ago)
How will you be spending this long weekend? Plan your next getaway with some inspiration from NotVentures. Why not discover a lake fully of jellyfish, secret surf spots or wine country? To find out more about each destination, click on its individual image.(Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

Justice – Civilization

(8 years ago)
Déjà entendu sur TrendsNow à travers la campagne « adidas is all in », un très gros coup de coeur pour le nouveau clip vidéo du groupe Justice pour leur dernier EP intitulé « Civilization ». Réalisé par

The Great Wall / Yamasaki Ku Hong Associates Design Lab

(8 years ago)
Seoul-based Yamasaki Ku Hong Associates Design Lab shared with us their project ‘The Great Wall’, a complex in Suizhong, China. More images and architect’s description after the break. A typical ‘apartment-factory (a term used to describe a small manufacturing…

Cooper-Hewitt 2011 National Design Award Winners

(8 years ago)
Honoring lasting achievement in American design Cooper-Hewitt announced yesterday the winners and finalists of the 2011 National Design Awards. In its 12th year of celebrating outstanding achievement in design, the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum annually presents this award to…

Mediapark / Volta Arquitectos, Patrick López and Augusto Arias

(8 years ago)
Volta Arquitectos, Patrick López and Augusto Arias shared with us their proposal for the XIII Arquine International Contest, which asked participants to design a Media Park, an environment for free and safe interactions that can also be a space…

House in Ichijoji / Tadahiro Shimada

(8 years ago)
Architects: Tadahiro Shimada Location: Kyoto, Japan Project Year: 2010-2011 Project Area: 59.63 sqm Photographs: Kei SuginoThe house was built  for a couple and a young child and is situated on a small housing lot in the mist of…

Weekly Wrap Up + The D*s Site Redesign!!

(8 years ago)
I’m so thankful for this holiday weekend because we have something BIG coming up next week and I need all the time I can get to finish working and tagging all 11,000 archived D*S posts. Because...the D*S redesign launches next week! We’ve been working on this for what feels like forever and I am so, [...]

Newmarket Operations Centre / RDH Architects

(8 years ago)
Municipal operations centers rarely attract attention from architects or the public, but the maintenance of our physical environment and infrastructure is critical to the well-being of any community. The design of the Newmarket Operations Centre aims to celebrate these…

Treforma Nesting Tables by Jason Phillips

(8 years ago)
Jason Phillips is back with a beautiful design called Treforma. Made of bent, tinted glass, each table nests into one another to form one unit. Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook. © 2011 Design Milk | Posted by Jaime in Home Furnishings | [...]

Student Work – Nathan Godding

(8 years ago)
Designed by Nathan Godding | Country: United States “I created a line of ready to drink whiskey sours from Bulleit Bourbon. I also designed a jug of non-alcoholic sour mix to compliment this new brand extension. I used elements from the original Bulleit packaging such as a wrap-around label and decorative borders to aid in brand [...]

St Hilaire Church in Melle by Mathieu Lehanneur

(8 years ago)
Mathieu Lehanneur has converted the choir at St Hilaire church in Melle in the Deux-Sèvres department in France, creating a topographic, geological feeling. To reinforce that the church was built there, the Romanesque building has been infused with a mineral feeling and look with white marble. What I like best about this design is that [...]

In The Kitchen With: Memorial Day Menu

(8 years ago)
Over Memorial Day weekend, many of you will have cookouts or invite family and friends over for a meal together, and some of you will even watch the Indianapolis 500! Whether hosting or attending a cookout (or cook-in, if weather isn’t permitting), I hope you’ll take a look in our archives for inspiration. To start you off, [...]

Social Housing in Angers / Studio Bellecour Architects

(8 years ago)
Architects: Studio Bellecour Architects Location: Angers, France Project team: Wilfrid Bellecour François Barberot, Hélène Dumas, Anne Lhermitte, Bruno Codron, Raphaël Philipppe Client: Angers Habitat Project area: 8,042 sqm Project year: 2008 – 2010 Photographs: Nicolas Borel, Willy Berr, Philippe…

Dezeen Screen: interview with Maarten Baas

(8 years ago)
Dezeen Screen: in this last (very short) interview in our series filmed at Ventura Lambrate in Milan, Dutch designer Maarten Baas explains why he isn’t showing any new work this year. Watch the movie »

Topman personal shopping suite by Lee Broom

(8 years ago)
A personal shopping suite created by London designer Lee Broom has opened at fashion retailer Topman‘s flagship store in London. (more…)

Hollis Crib from Nurseryworks

(8 years ago)
I stopped dead in my tracks in front of the Nurseryworks booth at ICFF when I spotted this crib called Hollis. I had seen it online before but to see it in person was one of those moments where your heart stops for a split second. Glorious. The Hollis crib was inspired by Charles Hollis [...]

Cedar Street Residence / colab studio

(8 years ago)
This is the home of Matthew Salenger, RA and Maria Salenger, AIA, the founders of colab studio. They had owned a fairly large suburban lot near downtown Tempe, Arizona for ten years. They had altered the house and site considerably…

Joël Penkman Food Art

(8 years ago)
I’m a complete and total food painting junkie. Ever since I spotted my first Wayne Thiebaud cake painting I’ve always known I wanted to have a kitchen one day just filled with these sorts of paintings (or, alternately, one GIANT cake painting). So when I see people carrying on that tradition of great food-based still [...]

49 Days by Zhang Huan

(8 years ago)

Entrapment Table by Misha Kahn

(8 years ago)
One of the highlights of ICFF 2011 was a table by Misha Kahn with strands of glass fiber plastic woven into the table top and the same strands below, baked, supporting it.

Pays de la Roche aux Fées Swimming Pool / a/LTA

(8 years ago)
French architects a/LTA shared with us their latest project, ‘Swimming Pool Pays de la Roche aux Fées’ in Janzé, France. More images and architect’s description after the break. A DELICATE AND GENEROUS ARCHITECTURE FOR A TERRITORIAL OPTIMIZED RADIANCE…

Rijkswaterstaat Assen by 24H architecture

(8 years ago)
Rotterdam studio 24H architecture have completed this office building in the Netherlands that has a solid concrete and asphalt south facade and a patterned timber north facade. (more…)

NOLA Modern Proposal / GOATstudio

(8 years ago)
New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward represents a rather new phenomenon in American urbanism; physical tabula rasa paired with a metaphysical fabric of emotion, history, and tragedy that is no less significant than the physical emptiness. That emptiness has boldy…

Alturia

(8 years ago)
Designed by Menta | Country: Spain “Alturia, from Alturia Wineries, is a white wine which focuses on native white varieties from Valencia. The approach with which we designed this label was the rediscovery of the traditional Valencian ‘barracas’ (traditional houses of the Valencian truck garden), from a contemporary point of view.

In The Kitchen With: Rigetta Klint’s Æblekage

(8 years ago)
I was having lunch at an Italian restaurant last week when everyone at our table was attracted by the fig dessert on the menu.  The waiter broke the news that it is too early for figs, but at the end of the apple season, so why not try an apple dessert.  After her very popular [...]

Ostrich Nap Pillow

(8 years ago)
Kawamura-Ganjavian has created the Ostrich pillow — perfect for napping just about anywhere. Imagine the possibilities on a plane, in your office, outside in the park… Since we have been working more and more hours, we certainly need some time to rest. Most cultures have not yet included “siesta” time into the workday, but I’m [...]

Flowers A-z: N Is For Nerine

(8 years ago)
Welcome back for another adventure in the floral alphabet!  This week in A-Z, “N” is for the precious and lovely Nerine.  Nerine, sometimes called a “spider lily,” is native to South Africa, although the bulb is now grown throughout the world.  Nerine is in the same family as the perhaps more familiar winter-blooming amaryllis bulb. [...]

Osdorp Multi-Functional School / Mecanoo

(8 years ago)
Architects: Mecanoo Location: Osdorp, The Netherlands Developer: Ymere Ontwikkeling, Amsterdam; Amsterdamse Stichting voor Katholiek Onderwijs (ASKO), Amsterdam Cost: € 15.000.000 Project year: 2005 – 2011 Photographs: Courtesy of MecanooA large-scale urban renewal project is in progress in…

WAFFT by Tani-Matsumura

(8 years ago)
The WAFFT series by Tani-Matsumura (Takaaki Tani and Kazunori Matsumura) consists of a table and a stool. The theme of the furniture is “waft.” Made of plywood that is a hybrid between aluminum and beech wood, the flexible thin material that is strong enough to support the weight. The airy twisting of the legs also [...]

Friday Five with Jonas Damon

(8 years ago)
New York-based designer Jonas Damon takes a hybrid approach to his work. By day, he’s Creative Director at frog, where he and his team help the world’s leading companies, such as GE, Intel, Comcast, and TouchTunes bring innovative products and experiences to market. In his spare time, he collaborates with small manufacturers such as Areaware [...]
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