Design archive for 2011-06-17

Dream Home: Arc House by Maziar Behrooz Architecture

(8 years ago)
Maziar Behrooz of the East Hampton-based design firm Maziar Behrooz Architecture completed this highly contemporary looking house in the local area last autumn. Appropriately named the Arc House for the building’s arched construction, the stylish place serves as the home for a couple and their two dogs. The site has an interesting background to begin [...]

Casey Key Guest House / TOTeMS Architecture

(8 years ago)
The guest residence, located on a barrier island, is set within a mature oak hammock along Sarasota Bay. The wooden structure was inspired by two elements. First, the Owner’s one sentence program which read, “…respect the land, and the…

Our House Gets Sketched Up

(8 years ago)
When we discussed starting a column to document the process of nesting in our new digs, Jaime said she wanted to post pictures and designs for what we wanted the rooms to be before we actually did any work. She insisted nicely, as she sometimes does, that I learn how to use Google SketchUp. (Note [...]

Marc di Suvero’s Sculptures featured on Governors Island

(8 years ago)
[ May 27, 2011 to September 25, 2011. ] Just 800 yards from the tip of Lower Manhattan, Governors Island is hosting Marc di Suvero’s monumental sculptures, sponsored by Storm King Art Center. The sculpture garden is open to all visitors to Governors Island, which will be accessible this…

The Vanmoof Bicycle

(8 years ago)
City dwellers have all shared the misfortune of getting one’s bike snatched surreptitiously. Well now they can rejoice in a two-wheeler with anti-theft hardware built right in. The young, enterprising Dutch company Vanmoof has come out with the ultimate urban ride. Its rust-free aluminum frame is surprisingly lightweight, making cab dodging a cinch, and its [...]

Student Spotlight: Mum+Plus

(8 years ago)
Check out Mum+Plus from Heinz: 100% natural fruit for mums. We love the typographic treatment of the brand name as well as the organization of important informations. More after the jump.

Topographic House / MiAS Arquitectes

(8 years ago)
Architects: MiAS Arquitectes / Josep Miàs Location: Barcelona, Spain Project Year: 2009 Project Area: 700 sqm Photographs: Adrià GoulaTechnical Architect: Carles Bou Structural Consultants: BOMA Interiors: Blanca Tai, Victoria Ayesta Project Team: Silvia Brandi, Adriana Porta, Mario Blanco,…

The Jonah Collection by James Harrison

(8 years ago)
A new line of seating boasts sleek and sophisticated with comfortable and playful lines. I just think it looks cute. Designed by British designer James Harrison for Made.com, the Jonah Collection consists of an armchair and a sofa with roundy edges and peg-like feet. Available in gray or red. Share This: Twitter | Facebook | [...]

Book Lamp

(8 years ago)
These table and ceiling lamps made by Ragip Erdem are created from old books using not just the pages but the spine and covers, too. Turning them into little sculptures, Ragip hand makes each lamp from a single book, therefore no two lamps are the same. Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great [...]

Tonic

(8 years ago)
Check out this new design from Little Big Brand for Tonic, health and dietary supplement. See how they have utilize minimal space on these small little shot bottles after the jump! 

Urbanization and Urban Elevator in Galtzaraborda / VAUMM

(8 years ago)
Architects: VAUMM Location: Galtzaraborda, Spain Technical Architect: Julen Rozas Construction: Obegisa Photographs: Aitor OrtizIn the middle of the 1960’s the industry of the region suffered a great development that led to the need for labor, generating new neighbourhoods…

Urban Elevator by Vaumm

(8 years ago)
An outdoor elevator by Spanish architects Vaumm connects the mountainside neighbourhoods of a Spanish town to those in the valley. (more…)

National Museum of the Marine Corps / Fentress Architects

(8 years ago)
As the main focus of the 135-acre Semper Fidelis Memorial Park, The National Museum of the Marine Corps, just outside of Washington D.C., opened in 2006 to coincide with the Marine Corps’ 231st anniversary. The primary building of the…

Icon Series by David Schwen

(8 years ago)
Part of his Make Something Cool Every Day 2011 project, designer David Schwen created this humorous series of the ubiquitous icon in real life situations. Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook. © 2011 Design Milk | Posted by Jaime in News & Events [...]

Galleria Centercity by UNStudio – Ben van Berkel (NL)

(8 years ago)
The award-winning Amsterdam-based practice UNStudio – Ben van Berkel has realised this 66,000-square-meters department store located in the Korean city of Cheonan. Called Galleria Centercity, the building has been completed in 2010 and, as explained by the architects behind the project, ‘responds to the current retail climate in Asia, where department stores also operate as social and semi-cultural [...]

Murphy and Daughters Soaps

(8 years ago)
The packaging for this Melbourne, Australia based brand is sweet and decadent.More after the jump.

Inspiration : 10 Beautiful Staircases Design Ideas

(8 years ago)
We have collected hundreds and hundreds of images of interior design for home design inspiration since we started ChicTip.com.  We have compiled it for you and sorted it Room by Room. Now we’d like to share them with you. Today we present to you 10 beautiful  staircases. Enjoy!  

V&A acquire work by Nendo, BCXSY and Fredrikson Stallard

(8 years ago)
Dezeen Wire: the V&A museum in London has purchased work by designers including Nendo, BCXSY and Fredrikson Stallard using a new acquisition fund for contemporary design. (more…)

Oleum Priorat

(8 years ago)
Designed by Atipus | Country: Spain “From the union of several small producers in the Priorat region, come these high quality oils. The graphics are meant to emphasize the ecclesiastical character of this area and enhance the exclusiveness of the product.”

OMA Lecture “Three in One”

(8 years ago)
We invite you to watch an intriguing lecture Rem Koolhaas recently gave at the Berlage Institute. The lecture covers three interrelated topics: the growth of Preservation, and its blind spots; architecture and democracy; and the ongoing development of the…

Agung Sedayu Center / KuiperCompagnons

(8 years ago)
Rotterdam based KuiperCompagnons has recently won first prize in the design competition for the sustainable office building Agung Sedayu Center in Jakarta. Further images of their winning design as well as a description from the architects can be seen…

Poppin

(8 years ago)
The people at Poppin are smart. They sent me a tape dispenser from their new collection of stationery and now I’m hooked and kind of obsessed. Their sleek, simple desk accessories include notebooks, pens, highlighters, staplers, rulers, dry erase boards, and just about everything you need to outfit your desk stylishly. And the prices are [...]

Eight Energy

(8 years ago)
Love, happiness, well-being, success, beauty, strength, intuition & inspiration, the Eight Energies where Estudio Rumba took their inspiration from for this packaging.

Inside awards: Fullerton Bay Hotel by Andre Fu

(8 years ago)
Hong Kong designer Andre Fu is one of the judges of the Inside awards. In this movie filmed by Dezeen he talks about designing the Fullerton Bay Hotel in Singapore. Watch the movie »Dezeen readers can save 25% on the price of entering the Inside awards and attending the festival in Barcelona from 2-4 November – simply quote VIP code DEZEEN when entering online atwww.insidefestival.com. Entries close on 30 June.

Sarah Otley’s STHLM Sketches

(8 years ago)
New Zealand born, Stockholm-based architect and illustrator Sarah Otley will this week be exhibiting a series of cognizant-cool sketches. If you’re a regular We Heart reader you may recognise her as part of the super-talented Monki design team (previously featured here and here). The exhibition will be her first in Sweden, after living and [...]

Music Box Chair by Jeroen Wesselink

(8 years ago)
Jeroen Wesselink made this chair that has 11 music boxes inside. Check it out in action: (click here if you can’t see the video) 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 | Permalink [...]

Young Workers Residence / aasb_agence d’architecture suzelbrout

(8 years ago)
Architects: aasb_agence d’architecture suzelbrout / Suzel Brout, Leslie Mandalka Location: Paris, France Project Year: 2011 Project Area: 3751 sqm, 983 sqm (garden) Photographs: Frédéric Delangle, Hervé Abbadie This project deals with the extension and the restructuration of…
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