Design archive for 2011-08-30

House on Jested Ridge / Vladimír Balda, Jiří Janďourek

(8 years ago)
Architect: Vladimír Balda, Jiří Janďourek Location: Prosec pod Jestedem, Czech Republic General Contractor: Ing. Pavel Kuranda MEP Engineer: Lucie Baldová, Martin Pelc Structural Engineer: Vít Hušek, Ladislav Pohl Project Area: 165 sqm Project Year: 2006 Photographs: Aleš Jungmann, Lubomír…

In Progress: New Repsol Headquarters / Rafael de la Hoz

(8 years ago)
After selling the previous Repsol tower, designed by Norman Foster to Caja Madrid, Spanish architect, Rafael de la Hoz was commissioned to design the company’s new headquarters. In an extensive area in southern Madrid, he designed a set of…

Whitehorse / DesignBuildBLUFF Studio

(8 years ago)
Architect: DesignBuildBLUFF Studio Location: Navajo Reservation, Utah Project Year: 2009 Client: Suzie Whitehorse Photography: Design Build BLUFF Studio    DesignBuildBLUFF is a non-profit organization that builds environmentally sustainable homes in the Navajo Nation. Their work introduces first-year graduate students…

NOTlabs Bentley Experiments #1-6

(8 years ago)
So you’ve seen the Making Of… well, here is a look at our 6 playful experimental mini videos of new ways to look at Bentleys! Watch them all. We had fun finding the perfect clips and fun music to set the mood for each one…TO PAGE 2 of ”NOTlabs Bentley Experiments #1-6“! ——->(Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

Glenlivet Single Malt Whisky

(8 years ago)
New design for the oldest “legally distilled” single malt."The Glenlivet is the No.1 Single Malt Whisky in the USA and No.2 in the world. Turner Duckworth redesigned the bottle structure and graphics with great respect for the history of this highly regarded brand. The whole portfolio of products has been considered including the existing range, new products and special editions."

Malmö Central Station / Metro Arkitekter

(8 years ago)
Architect: Metro Arkitekter Location: Malmö Centralstation, Sweden Project Team: Claes R Janson, head architect; Carl Kylberg, project architect; Josefin Klein, Alexander Simittchiev, Rikard Jansson, Henrik Troedson Electric: Ramböll Malmö V: Ramböll Malmö/ IT Konsult Construction: Danewids Engineers Ground: Tyréns…

Behind the NOTlabs Bentley Experiments

(8 years ago)
Nothing quite like new toys, new cars, good friends, and a day of experimenting in beautiful LA weather with Mister C being the home base for the day… two weeks ago we brought our new Contour+ mini HD action cam with us to meet up with Bentley’s fleet en route to Monterey… armed with suction cups, we had far too much fun mounting the camera and driving all over beverly hills, bel air, and late night through the tunnel in santa monica and on pch… take a peek at the setups, as well as the beautiful 1936/37 Mercedes Roadster we found!TO PAGE 2 of ”Behind the NOTlabs Bentley Experiments“! ——->(Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

UK “Architecture Minister” Mocks Profession, Cites Mr. Bean

(8 years ago)
A minor transatlantic controversy erupted last month after UK “architecture minister” aka Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport with responsibility for architecture and the built environment John Penrose apparently compared architects with other…

Jean Prouvé by G-Star RAW for Vitra

(8 years ago)
A special edition collection of nine Jean Prouvé furniture classics, reinterpreted by G-Star RAW for Vitra, will be available for one year at The Conran Shop starting in October. Fauteuil Direction, 1951 Cité 1930 Standard 1934/50 Table S.A.M. Tropique, 1950 Lit Flavigny, 1945 Tabouret Solvay, 1941 in with fittings in rustic red and basalt Tabouret [...]

Muskoka Brewery

(8 years ago)
Designed by Rethink | Country: Canada “A new design was created with a handcrafted, simple, and vintage feel to represent the brewery. All elements of the packaging were then completely re-designed, combining the new logo with unique illustrations and beautiful colours that would really pop on shelves. In addition the IPA was re-branded, introducing Mad [...]

Tribal DDB Office by i29 Architects

(8 years ago)
i29 Architects completed the design of new offices for Tribal DDB Amsterdam, a digital marketing agency of approximately 80 people. As most digital agencies are designed these days, the floorplan is open and flexible. However, as many of us who have worked in these open offices know, there isn’t much privacy and they can be [...]

Introducing: The Dieline Forum San Francisco

(8 years ago)
The New Forum for Package Design. When putting our thoughts together for The Dieline Forum, we wanted to break away from our flagship conference model and start something new!  We created conference that is intimate and fosters an environment for interpersonal communication.We are excited to announce The Dieline Forum: San Francisco - a day and a half conference designed to foster interaction, discussion, and the exchange of ideas. Specifically designed to cater to a smaller audience, The Dieline Forum will address the concerns of working professionals in the package design industry in a specific regional area. The Dieline Forum is comprised of shorter and direct sessions - with the intended goal being - efficient information. We have also opened the lines of communication via our discussion panels, so no questions or topics are off limits.Who can I expect to see at The Dieline Forum?We have curated an accomplished group of individuals to share their breath of knowledge with you.  Whether it's developing a brand like Pinkberry, or removing the logo off one of the biggest brands in the world, our speakers offer insight into their decision making - as well as what drives them about package design.Some of our speakers include: Yves Behar, Founder of Fuseproject, Josh Handy, VP of Design at Method, and Mike Peck, Senior Design Manager of Starbucks, and many more.What is the Forum schedule going to be like?

Akebono Taro: Volcano Wines

(8 years ago)
"Wine collection for the cellars  of ex-sumo and Yokozuna champion, Akebono Tarō. In sumo there are different techniques to push, throw and grab. The graphic solution matches the capacity of the bottles and their names with the strength of their attack. When the bottle is bigger the attack is stronger. "

House F11 by (se)arch

(8 years ago)
Stuttgart architects (se)arch have completed a house in Germany with an exposed concrete base and cedar shingle-clad upper walls (photographs by Zooey Braun). (more…)

Student Hostels / DCOOP

(8 years ago)
Architect: DCOOP (Design Cooperative) Location: Cuddapah, Andhra Pradesh, India Project Team: Quaid Doongerwala with Tapasya Katta, Tapasi Mittal Structure Engineer: Sanjay Chikermane Plumbing & Electrical Engineer: Synergy Consultants Contractor: SVEC Hyderabad Project Management: University Engineering Dept. Site Engineer: Mohammed…

Detroit: Urban Renewal and the Great Recession

(8 years ago)
The recession that began in 2007 technically ended in 2009, but you wouldn’t know it from visiting Detroit. The capital of U.S. auto manufacturing has been hit particularly hard, and stories of its plight during the economic downturn abound.…

Ocean Parts by Koby Sibony

(8 years ago)
Ocean Parts by Israeli designer Koby Sibony, is a series of sculptures created from a combination of plastic pieces collected from the beach and metal wire. I love the playfulness and crafty aspects of these creations – particularly the remote control cars and radio. These bring me back to my youth, when I would collect [...]

Croftgate USA

(8 years ago)
"True automobile aficionados go to great lengths to keep their prized possessions looking shiny and beautiful. and while car sales may be down across the board, consumers are spending more than ever to keep the vehicles they already own in good condition. In fact, industry analysts say the repair and maintenance product categories have seen double digit sales increases in recent years. Surprisingly though, few national car care brands have embraced the opportunity to offer fresh options at the shelf "

‘Bark’ chair by CreativeAffairs (ES)

(8 years ago)
The latest addition to Architonic’s growing collection of fresh, innovative and frequently out-of-the-ordinary prototypes by young and up-and-coming designers from all over the world, this elegant, yet playful chair has been realised by the Barcelona-based practice, CreativeAffairs (who our regular readers will remember from July’s ‘Osux’ post). Presented during this year’s Salone del Mobile, the [...]

The Research Agency / Jose Gutierrez

(8 years ago)
Architects: Jose Gutierrez Ltd. Location: Auckland, New Zealand Project Year: 2010 Project Area: 200 sqm Photographs: Emily Andrews The Research Agency is a boutique market research company. The brief was to create an elegant office that would cater…

Paintings by Philip Govedare

(8 years ago)
Oh wow Philip Govedare’s landscape paintings are something out of a sci-fi movie about the surface of Mars.Or maybe New Zealand. [via Kris Atomic] Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook. © 2011 Design Milk | Posted by Jaime in Art | Permalink | [...]

The SPLIT House by Superkül Architects

(8 years ago)
Très belle réalisation du studio de design et d’architecture Superkül Architects, on a tout particulièrement aimé la superbe « SPLIT House », une très agréable villa contemporaine de standing aux proportions relativement raisonnables. Construite dans la région de

Introducing: The Dieline Forum San Francisco

(8 years ago)
The New Forum for Package Design. When putting our thoughts together for The Dieline Forum, we wanted to break away from our flagship conference model and start something new!  We created conference that is intimate and fosters an environment for interpersonal communication.We are excited to announce The Dieline Forum: San Francisco - a day and a half conference designed to foster interaction, discussion, and the exchange of ideas. Specifically designed to cater to a smaller audience, The Dieline Forum will address the concerns of working professionals in the package design industry in a specific regional area. The Dieline Forum is comprised of shorter and direct sessions - with the intended goal being - efficient information. We have also opened the lines of communication via our discussion panels, so no questions or topics are off limits.Who can I expect to see at The Dieline Forum?We have curated an accomplished group of individuals to share their breath of knowledge with you.  Whether it's developing a brand like Pinkberry, or removing the logo off one of the biggest brands in the world, our speakers offer insight into their decision making - as well as what drives them about package design.Some of our speakers include: Yves Behar, Founder of Fuseproject, Josh Handy, VP of Design at Method, and Mike Peck, Senior Design Manager of Starbucks, and many more.What is the Forum schedule going to be like?

Student Work – Danielle Mitchell

(8 years ago)
Designed by Danielle Mitchell | Country: United States “This project was based on a lyric or song from The Beatles. I choose the song “Taste of Honey” and turned it into a honey brand. To showcase the variety of flavors in an elegant way, I designed a minimal type treatment and paired it with a honey [...]

The Jaffa Apartment

(8 years ago)
 In the old city of Jaffa, Pitsou Kedem Architects built a beautiful luxury apartment on top of a hillside overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The minimalist apartment pays tribute to it’s historical architecture by maintaining a subtle look and allowing the historic stonework to take a dominant role in the design.  The design team explained that [...]

First Presbyterian Church Colorado Springs / Trahan Architects

(8 years ago)
Trahan Architects, among several elite design firms to contend, was selected to design “one of the most significant ecclesiastical commissions in the nation,” also known as the First Presbyterian Church of Colorado Springs. The proposed 1,750 seat sanctuary, along…

Boet by Note Design Studio

(8 years ago)
Note Design Studio has a new stool called Boet, which means Nest in Swedish. The stool is inspired by birds’ nests: elevated, protected yet soft homes supported by strong tree trunks and branches. The contrasting materials dynamically create a dialogue between the two functions of sitting and support. The base is constructed of metal, while [...]

Shine, Mobile Nail Salon

(8 years ago)
Check out this cute branding and packaging design for a freelance mobile nail salon, Shine. The nail polish labels are unique, definitely stand out from those out in the market. 

New Taipei City Museum of Art Proposal / Pikasch Architecture Studio

(8 years ago)
Inspired by varied and complex geographical environment of Taipei city and in order to fit to playful topography and landscape of the provided site, the design by Pikasch Architecture Studio proposes a land form architecture where the building with…

Bear Claw Leaf Scoops

(8 years ago)
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