Design archive for 2011-08-29

Casa Talia / Vivian Haddad and Marco Giunta

(8 years ago)
Architect: Vivian Haddad and Marco Giunta Location: Via Exaudinos, 1/9, 97015 Modica, Italy Photographs: Courtesy of Welcome BeyondThe project is a redevelopment of several small independent houses that are located within the historical city center of Modica, Sicily. The houses…

Museum of Energy / Arquitecturia

(8 years ago)
Architects: Arquitecturia Location: Tarragona, Spain Collaborators: M. Agudo, I. Sola, A. Horta, J. Farres, A. Serrats Project Year: 2010 Photographs: Pedro Pegenaute The site, a desolate land, where landscape and industry are juxtaposed, but not…

23 Degrees Roastery

(8 years ago)
The task was to brand and create the packaging for a line of specialty coffee.

Skull Candy Aviator

(8 years ago)
Check out this new packaging design for iconic headphones, Skull Candy. The Designers have chosen to move away from the current thick plastic packaging to smooth multi layered paper box. Adding dimension and "creating user experience that would leave lasting impression on the consumer that compliment the product's quality and style. This box is not something that most people would want to throw it away."

The Green Building to Host U.S. Green Building Council LEED Platinum Plaque Ceremony & Exhibit Reception

(8 years ago)
In honor of its LEED Platinum certification earlier this year by the U.S.Green Building Council (USGBC), The Green Building of Louisville, KY will host an official plaque ceremony and exhibition reception for the public on Friday, September 2, 2011.…

Alboredes

(8 years ago)
Designed by Ignasi Boza | Country: Spain “Packaging of three bottles of olive oil monovarietales. Each of them identified with a natural element of the environment where the olive trees grow: Bark, land and stones.   The origin and characteristics of the monovariety olive oil gives meaning to the idea of sustainability of natural and historical [...]

Furniture for Bikes: Sculptural Bike Storage

(8 years ago)
During the London Design Festival, Quarterre will launch three sculptural bike storage solutions – Hood, Branchline, and Shadow at the show Look Mum No Hands! Designed to support everyday life on two wheels, these premium pieces unite cycling culture with interior design. Display your bikes like works of art. Hood Branchline Shadow The exhibition will [...]

Bing Thom and the Surrey City Centre Library: How architects are using Facebook and Twitter for public design

(8 years ago)
Facing an abbreviated schedule for the information-gathering phase of the Surrey City Centre Libary, Bing Thom Architects (BTA) turned to social media for real-time public input. The result was spectacular! in November 2009 Bing Thom, winner of the 2011 RAIC gold medal, was…

Happy Eid ul-Fitr Cookies

(8 years ago)
"Since we are celebrating the Islamic celebration called Eid ul-Fitr in Indonesia (on August 31st), we're making cookies for some of our wedding vendors in Indonesia. Therefore we decided to create packaging for each cookie flavor. The Arabic word at the top is a traditional muslim greeting reserved for use on the festivals of Eid ul-Fitr." 

If it seems too good to be true, it probably is

(8 years ago)
Everyone knows the old adage and has most likely been stung by its inevitable truth.  What happens, eventually, is that the other shoe unfortunately falls; the truth rears its ugly head and leaves us with egg on our face.…

Rethinking the Waiting Room by Fuelfor

(8 years ago)
Nobody likes hospital waiting rooms. Barcelona design agency Fuelfor have designed a series of conceptual improvements to make them a little more bearable. (more…)

Ai Cadelach Hotel by Daniele Menichini

(8 years ago)
Studio di Architettura Daniele Menichini recently completed the interior design of Ai Cadelach Hotel in Italy. The rooms are designed with a tree theme and each is distinguished through the use of color and materials. The fresh, modern interiors are a nice contrast to the traditional design of the exterior. Share This: Twitter | Facebook [...]

Taking a second look at MoMA’s Rising Currents Exhibit, Zone 0 by ARO and dlandstudio

(8 years ago)
In the wake of Hurricane Irene it only seemed appropriate to take a second look at Rising Current, an exhibit that was featured at the MoMA just last year. To give you a refresher, the exhibit was a cohesive showcase…

Twig & Leaf Teas

(8 years ago)
A range of re-useable packaging and chinaware designed for a botique organic tea company."The sample tubes allow the customer to try new products and then re-use the illustrated tins afterwards." 

City of Shadows

(8 years ago)
Shootée entre 1992 et 1994 en ex-Union Soviétique par le photographe d’origine russe Alexey Titarenko, une mention toute particulière pour « City of Shadows », une impressionnante série de photos en noir et blanc qui vous feront voyager dans un

Des Sneakers à Zipper par Timberland !

(8 years ago)
Astucieuses, très compactes et vraiment pratiques pour les amateurs d’activités outdoor ou tout simplement à garder dans un coin du coffre de la voiture pour dépanner, on a tout particulièrement aimé ces excellentes sneakers dotées d’un petit zip qui vous

The House E by Agraz Arquitectos

(8 years ago)
Entièrement imaginée et réalisée par le studio de design et d’architecture Agraz Arquitectos, un petit focus sur la très belle « House E », une impressionnante villa contemporaine de standing construite dans la région de Puerta de Hierro au Mexique.

Urban Topos / HOLODECK architects

(8 years ago)
Architect: HOLODECK architects Location: Turnergasse 24, 1150 Vienna, Austria Project Team: Arch. Marlies Breuss, Arch. Michael Ogertschnig, DI Carolin Saile, DI Christian Rottensteiner, Nana Schilling Structural Engineer: DI Bernhard Ruczka Building Physics: DI Röhrer Consultants: Ing. Riebenbauer, Oberwart Site…

S01 Desk by Studio Unieke

(8 years ago)
Designers Ismail Özalbayrak and Bastian Diephaus of Hamburg, Germany-based Studio Unieke designed this wall-mounted desk called S01. Perfect for small spaces, the desk folds up like a secretary to hide your unsightly work when company is over. It also features vents for cable organization and storage of hard drives and accessories. I bet you can [...]

The Pros and Cons of Cargo Container Architecture

(8 years ago)
With the green premise growing in popularity across the globe, more and more people are turning to cargo container structures for green alternatives. There are countless numbers of empty, unused shipping containers around the world just sitting on shipping…

‘L5′ Bench by Collaboration (CA)

(8 years ago)
Collaboration, a Canadian practice established by a Louvre-trained sculptor Marie Khouri and a landscape designer Dave Demers, is exactly what is says on the tin – a ‘fertile if unlikely mélange that results in original and charismatic products marrying seamlessly matters of form and function’ and the ‘L5′ Bench captures the very essence of this creative [...]

Cec LePage

(8 years ago)
Artist Cec LePage creates one-of-a-kind hand-painted sculptures from lucite (and has been doing so for 32 years!). Made in Manhattan and shown in her gallery in Soho, her work ranges from vases to lights to custom furniture but each is an individual piece of art. I love that the vibrant colors feel sharp and rich, [...]
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