Design archive for 2011-06-01

‘Meissen | SO – IL’: 18th-Century porcelain in contemporary architecture

(8 years ago)
In the Netherlands, Meissen porcelain is often regarded as ‘high-class kitsch’. Its sumptuous, often narrative style of decoration puts it at odds with the minimalistic and conceptual traditions of Modernism. Solid Objectives – Idenburg Liu (SO – IL) was…

Palacio de Justica de Gouveia / Barbosa & Guimaraes Architects

(8 years ago)
This project takes advantage of the demolition of the existing building, which occupied the whole of the plot, to design a new Plaza, with a scale and dignity to receive the Law Courts. In dialogue with the granite walls…

LEAN Chair/ Table by William Lee & et al. collaborative

(8 years ago)
Industrial designer William Lee and architects et al. collaborative have collaborated to create a sculptural multi-functional chair/ table for the "universally under-utilized" corner.

Studio Spotlight: Fanakalo

(8 years ago)
Fanakalo is a New Zealand based studio with an incredible portfolio of wine label designs. Combining beautiful illustration work with stunning typography, Fanakalo's designs are nothing short of stunning.Check them out below!Click to read more on The Dieline Wine ...

Athletic Ripples / Studio Symbiosis

(8 years ago)
Architects Amit Gupta and Britta Knobel Gupta of the India based design firm, Studio Symbiosis, have shared with us their recent proposal, Athletic Ripples, for the Rajiv Gandhi Sports Complex. Additional images and a description from the architects can…

Jhouse by BBLab Arquitectos

(8 years ago)
The façade of this house in Valencia by Spanish architects BBLab Arquitectos is punctured with a pattern of circular holes. (more…)

The Fineprint Chicago

(8 years ago)
Designed by Laurent Varlet | Country: United States “The Fineprint Chicago wanted some innovative t-shirt packaging to display in retail locations and possibly use for shipping. Since the company designs mainly Chicago-inspired graphics, I decided to make a Chicago-style pizza box packaging. Since we could screen print on the flat box and then fold, it [...]

1800 Larimer / RNL Design

(8 years ago)
Architects: RNL Design Location: Denver, Colorado, USA Project area: 24,500 sqf Photographs: Courtesy of RNL Design RNL designed this 22-story office tower in downtown Denver at 18th & Larimer Streets. It is the first high-rise office…

Roche Bobois 2011

(8 years ago)
Roche Bobois released a series of exclusive collections in Milan at Salone. Descriptions below from Roche Bobois. Syntone Sofa by Roberto Tapinassi and Maurizio Manzoni Geometrically appealing elegance and supreme comfort, the Syntone sofa plays with oversize proportions in the manner of contemporary loft spaces. Cute Cut coffee tables by Cedric Ragot Mayflower armchair and [...]

Moleskine’s New 2011 Collection

(8 years ago)
We watched last year as Moleskine began creeping out from behind the legendary notebook to produce other accessories. This year, at ICFF, they launched their new line of accessories that complement their notebooks. I absolutely loved everything about these accessories from the branding to the quality of the product, to the booth design! Divided into [...]

Student Spotlight: Queensland Suncare

(8 years ago)
Student work by Hanne Årsnes and Solveig Nordal, from Oslo, Norway:"Queensland Suncare is a fictional Australian product for the Norwegian market. The packaging design consists of a series of sun care products that focus on natural ingredients and recycled materials, and will consist of products for both face and body. The colors are inspired by the Australian climate, which is warm and dry, and the box represents a flower that opens when being nourished."

LAPD MTD + MSP / John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects

(8 years ago)
This project is one piece of the Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) new headquarters facility, originally awarded through a competition to a team that included the LA office of DMJM/Design (now part of AECOM), Denver-based Roth+Sheppard, Studio 0.10, and…

Immersive Cocoon Concept

(8 years ago)
Imaginez une expérience numérique immersive qui puisse être intuitive et globale, où l’interface ne serait pas réduit à un clic de souris et à deux dimensions sur un écran bureau mais vous offrirait les possibilités illimitées d’un environnement audiovisuel et

Penthouse Interior by SAOTA and OKHA Interiors

(8 years ago)
The interior of this penthouse, located in Sandton Johannesburg, was a collaboration between Adam Court of OKHA Interiors and Greg Truen and Ina Fourie of Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects (SAOTA). The client of this three-level penthouse was looking for a high-tech “smart home” that felt both urban and unique. Although the penthouse is located [...]

Diy Project: Faux Cameroonian Feather Hat

(8 years ago)
There are few more dramatic pieces of art for your wall than the bold, brilliant traditional feather headdresses from Cameroon. Unfortunately, the price for these intricately woven, handmade pieces can be quite high, which is why I’m thrilled to share this “faux” feather hat DIY from graphic designer and blogger Rosa Pearson. She’s not only...

Architonic Uncut: Martin Gran from Snøhetta at Belgrade Design Week 2011

(8 years ago)
[There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.]   Architonic interviews Martin Gran from Snøhetta architects at the ‘Future²’ conference during this year’s Belgrade Design Week.   to Architonic’s Belgrade Design Week 2011 photo album

DMY 2011 – The International Design Festival Berlin

(8 years ago)
  DMY, Berlin’s much-celebrated International Design Festival returns for its 9th edition.   ‘The DMY International Design Festival Berlin will anew take place in the impressive architecture of historic city airport Berlin Tempelhof. The central exhibition showcases pioneering and foresighted works by over 500 professional designers, brands and new talents. Reflecting on design as a full [...]

Student Spotlight: Kong Harold Beer

(8 years ago)
The idea was to set the brand apart. Natalia Zinser, communication design student from University of North Texas surely did just that. Check out Natalia's design for this Norwegian beer after the jump! 

Minuscule

(8 years ago)
Jouant aussi bien sur les échelles que sur les distances pour un rendu des plus réussit, une mention toute particulière pour « Minuscule », une excellente série de compositions à base de manipulations photographiques réalisées par la photographe et artiste espagnol

Landsbyhuset / Cebra

(8 years ago)
Architects: Cebra Location: Gyrstinge, Denmark Project Year: 2010 Project Area: 600 sqm Photographs: Vivian LeisnerThe Landsbyhuset in Gyrstinge is an attractor in a small community, a magnet for sports and social activity. Since it is a facility for…

Diy Project: Piñata-inspired Party Lanterns

(8 years ago)
We love having outdoor parties in the summer. During long summer days, it is great to have friends over to enjoy the warm evenings. One of my favorite party motifs is a fiesta. With plenty of make-your-own tacos and endless margaritas, guests can help themselves, creating a low-maintenance but very festive get-together.  To add some...

Architecture City Guide: Columbus

(8 years ago)
This week our Architecture City Guide is headed to Columbus; Indiana that is. We have already made the trip to Columbus, Ohio. This lesser known Columbus only has a population of 44,000 people, but for what it lacks in size…

Duna Lounge Series by Mario Ruiz

(8 years ago)
Spanish designer Mario Ruiz has designed the award-winning Duna lounge series for HBF. Sleek and stylish, you would never know that this was contract furniture. The sofa and lounge chairs are a great combination, or two sofas, depending on the seating needs. From all angles, the chair looks sophisticated and streamlined.     Share This: [...]

‘Folder’ chair by Vladimir Paripović (RS)

(8 years ago)
Serbian designer and architect Vladimir Paripović has designed this multifunctional wood-and-metal ‘Folder’ chair which was presented as part of the ‘Ghost Project’ at this year’s Mikser Festival, an event celebrating the best of young local talents in the field of industrial design which took place earlier last week in Belgrade.  The simple, practical design can be used as [...]

Glassware Picks: Beer + Scotch

(8 years ago)
This series/post is brought to you by Gillette. Learn more about Gillette and its products at Gillette.com. As usual, thoughts and ideas are all NOTCOT, Gillette is sponsoring us to do our thing! So many choices! And only two hands… not that we are often using them all at once, but it really is SO easy to have special glasses for just about everything… i have cabinets full of glasses in the kitchen, yet somehow always manage to acquire more! Two of our favorite categories that are pretty versatile (yet still have SO many gorgeously, unique options) are definitely for Beers and Scotches. So if you’re ready for the roundup of fun ones (and a few favorites that are in my cabinet at home even!) head over to the next page!TO PAGE 2 of "Glassware Picks: Beer + Scotch "! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)
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