Design archive for 2011-07-10

Katakana Writing Desk

(4 years ago)
An award winning desk, available in American Black Walnut or White Oak.

The Total User Experience

(4 years ago)
YOUTUBEBoth the sides and back are interactive e-ink screens. Let them change color according to what time it is or why not let your phone match your ..

Materka House / T3arc

(4 years ago)
Architects: T3arc / Alfredo Cano Briceño Location: Puebla, México Project Year: 2010 Project Area: 220 sqm Photographs: Luis GordoaWe built this house around a piano whose sound we had to contain. In an area of 220 sqm, we had…

Qilqay

(4 years ago)
Designed by Victoria Balducci & Alejandro Ramirez | Country: Argentina

Penthouse Las Palmas / Benthem Crouwel Architekten

(4 years ago)
Architects: Benthem Crouwel Architekten Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands Project Year: 2008 Project Area: 2,350 sqm Photographs: Courtesy of Benthem Crouwel ArchitektenThe Penthouse floats a good three metres above the Las Palmas building, held aloft on thin steel columns.…

D*Face Ridiculous Pool Paint attack

(4 years ago)
Etonnante initiative et projet de l’artiste britannique D*Face, un petit clin d’oeil pour « D*Face Ridiculous Pool Paint attack », une excellente performance artistico-sportive mêlant skateboard et graffiti. Le principe ? L’artiste a tout simplement fixé des bombes de peinture

STM Armchairs

(4 years ago)
The STM family of chairs focuses on complete comfort, a definitive signature style and an understated retro elegance. The STM is suited to the travell..

Polaroid International Design Contest

(4 years ago)
Polaroid Eyewear launched an international Design Competition for design professionals, students and aficionados. The company is looking to launch fre..

Joker Lamp

(4 years ago)
The Joker by Volker Haug is like the Fonzie of the lighting world. A second-hand chandelier gets a new look with a tailored zip-up leather jacket made of recycled leather. Now I want to take a bunch of old furniture and get leather jackets made for them and form a gang of secondhand furniture thugs. [...]

The Omonia Bakery by bluarch

(4 years ago)
Splendide réalisation de l’architecte et designer Antonio Di Oronzo, dirigeant du studio Bluarch architecture + interiors + lighting, on a totalement craqué sur la très impressionnante « Omonia Bakerie », une incroyable boulangerie à la décoration intérieure unique et des

Serlachius Museum Gösta Extension Competition Proposal / XML

(4 years ago)
This proposal for the Serlachius Museum Extension in Mänttä, Finland was submitted by XML. The omnipresent landscape provoked the architects to develop a scheme that became a median between the external world of nature and the internal world of art. More…

Desert Hotel / Estudio Larrain

(4 years ago)
Architects: Estudio Larrain Location: Antofagasta, Chile Project Year: 2008 Project Area: 32,091.80 sqm Photographs: Rodrigo Larraín Illanes, Guy WenborneFew cities in the world have the privilege of having a monument of the proportions of Huanchaca’s ruins. This…

Architecture quatre-vingt @ Pavillon de l’Arsenal

(4 years ago)
Le 25.09.2011 à 15:00 | « Architectures 80, une chronique métropolitaine », dix années qui ont profondément transformé les relations entre la ville, les architectes et les citoyens. Quel héritage les années 1980 ont-elles laissé à Paris et à la métropole ? Que se passe-t-il entre les

Escaping

(4 years ago)
What would domestic plants do if they new how we treat their sisters out there?Escaping is a funny answer for this question. A fugitive plant that gro..

House in Fuji / LEVEL Architects

(4 years ago)
Architects: LEVEL Architects Location: Shizuoka, Japan Project Year: 2011 Project Area: 193.91 sqm Photographs: Makoto Yoshida Since the house is surrounded by attractive scenery with a park nearby and distant views of the snow-capped Mt…

The Social Playground by Aberrant Architecture

(4 years ago)
London studio Aberrant Architecture designed a city of wooden towers for an exhibition at Liverpool’s Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT). (more…)

Private house in Bellmund

(4 years ago)
"This house for a family of four is located in Bellmund, Switzerland, nearby Biel. Situated on a...

Rolf Spectacles

(4 years ago)
In einer Zeit, in der die klassische Wayfarer eine überschäumende Renessaince erfährt und gefühlt auf jeder dritten Nase zu sehen ist, tut Abwechslung ganz besonders gut – nichts gegen die Wayfarer und ihre Träger/innen. In Österreich hat sich die kleine Firma Rolf Spectacles der Holzbrillen angenommen und beweist ein sicheres Händchen für gutes Design. Mit [...]

Tom Back and Ben Fursdon @ New Designers

(4 years ago)
More of Justine’s highlights from part 2 ofNew Designers.I love the fun pieces from Tom Back and Ben Fursdon of Kingston University London. Back’s Thrive Hive and Fursdon’s High Rise Wormery are perfect for urban balcony gardeners!TO PAGE 2 of "Tom Back and Ben Fursdon @ New Designers"! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

Frontline; Mieke’s Alternative Amsterdam

(4 years ago)
Continuing our Frontline series of interviewing real people in real scenes, Alicja McCarthy caught up with the Dutch social media savvy treasure hunter Mieke. Based in Leiden near Amsterdam we ask her where the best shops are, we discover Amsterdam’s newest tattoo shop and find out about her prized possession – Handsome Bob…Name: MiekeAge: [...]

Art In The Streets at MOCA, Los Angeles

(4 years ago)
We were understandably excited to witness the much-hyped Banksy installation at the United States’ first major street art exhibition; Art in the Streets at LA’s MOCA. What we weren’t necessarily expecting was one of the most exhilarating modern art exhibitions that we’ve ever had the distinct pleasure of ogling. Running until 8th August, the exhibition [...]

Leontine Greenberg: Animal Vegetable Mineral

(4 years ago)
On shows not to miss ~ Leontine Greenberg’s ‘Animal Vegetable Mineral’ solo show opened tonight at Gallery 1988’s Venice outpost, and its stunning! As usual, her birds and other creatures explore vintage tech and umbrellas in their water colored world framed by her hand cut borders! See the full preview of the show at Gallery 1988 (site’s temporarily down, be patient, it’ll be back!) ~ and take a peek at some of my favorite close ups from the show on the next page!TO PAGE 2 of "Leontine Greenberg: Animal Vegetable Mineral"! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

Rotterdam Historic Housing Project / Sputnik

(4 years ago)
Architects: Sputnik Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands Client: Woonbron Delfshaven, Rotterdam Photographs: Rubén Dario KleimeerIn the historic Delfshaven district of Rotterdam (The Netherlands), an exciting new housing project is recently completed named Achterhaven. The project, designed by Sputnik Architecture Urbanism…

The Printing Factory Lofts / Montgomery Sisam Architects

(4 years ago)
Architects: Chandler Graham / Montgomery Sisam Architects, joint venture architects inc. Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Developer/Client: Beaverbrook Homes Structural Engineer: Blackwell Bowick Engineering Mechanical and Electrical Engineers: Novatrend Engineering Group Ltd. Project area: 21,470 sqm Project year: 2010 Photographs:…

Dezeen’s top ten: toilets

(4 years ago)
Since our story on the P-Tree urinal that straps to a tree (above, bottom left) was so popular, this month’s top ten is all about toilets. (more…)

Office Building in Vevey / Atelier Zündel & Cristea and Architram

(4 years ago)
Parisian architects, A/ZC have shared with us their recent work for a office building in the Swiss city of Vevy. For additional images and brief description of the process behind their proposal, please follow along after the break.…

In Progress: Dubai Pearl / Schweger Associated Architects

(4 years ago)
Construction of Schweger Associated Architects‘ Dubai Pearl is continuing. The groundwork, foundations, basements and lower grounds floors of the four towers which form the central section of Phase 1 of the development is now complete. A total of 3.5…


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