Design archive for 2011-09-20

Phinney / Pb elemental architecture

(7 years ago)
Architect: Pb elemental architecture Location: Seattle, Washington, USA Project Team: Dave Biddle & Chris Pardo Contractor: Logan’s Hammer Project Area: 2510 sqf Photographs: Mel CurtisThis 2510 sqf single family home located in Seattle’s Phinney Ridge neighborhood. This home…

Casa 4×30 / CR2 Arquitetos + FGMF Architects

(7 years ago)
  Architects: CR2 Arquitetos + FGMF Architects Location: São Paulo, Brazil Project Year: 2011 Collaborators: Fernando Forte, Rodrigo Marcondes Ferraz, Ana Luíza Galvão, Bruno Araújo, Marcela Aleotti and Marília Caetano (architects), Mirela Caetano, Rafaela Arantes and Wilson Structural…

Before & After: Earthwise

(7 years ago)
BRR Ltd., out of Auckland New Zealand revamped this packaging for Earthwise:"The challenge for BRR was to create a distinctive and organic design that connected with a new audience while retaining the essence of the company. The concept BRR created was a signature leaf graphic inspired by the conceptual idea 'one leaf, one tree, one forest, one earth' for the Earthwise home range products."

About-Time Clock by Louie Rigano

(7 years ago)
Louie Rigano made this clock using three circles in the primary colors to represent hour, minute, and second hands. About-Time challenges the way we perceive time and makes gazing at the clock a little more fun (and challenging). [via NOTCOT] Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design by following Design Milk on [...]

Inspiration : 10 Beautiful Kitchen Designs

(7 years ago)
Designed by FGMF Architects 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 amazing modern kitchen designs. Enjoy! Designed [...]

Zaha Hadid chosen to design Miami Beach Parking Garage at Collins Park

(7 years ago)
Architect Zaha Hadid has been chosen by the City of Miami Beach to design its newest parking garage at Collins Park, a neighborhood that’s home to the Miami City Ballet, the Bass Museum, the City Library as well as…

Sheffield & Sons

(7 years ago)
Designed by Birdsong Gregory | Country: United States “To help Bloom Grocery develop a memorable private label for it’s premium angus beef program, birdsong gregory created Sheffield & Sons: a sophisticated but friendly brand that evokes the distinction and personal service of a small friendly neighborhood butcher shop. As part of that campaign, we created [...]

The Architecture of Croce, Aflalo and Gasperini / Aflalo and Gasperini Architects

(7 years ago)
Aflalo & Gasperini Arquitetos recently shared with us the book they are launching titled, “The Architecture of Croce, Aflalo and Gasperini.” The book details the 50 years history of one of the most important architecture office in Brazil. The…

Mermaids Photographic Artworks Marcel Wanders

(7 years ago)
Marcel Wanders has created lighting and furniture installations featuring mermaids that appear to be submerged by water.

AIA Emphatically Urges Looser Credit, Notes 30% Drop in Architectural Employment Since 2008

(7 years ago)
The AIA has issued a “comprehensive look yet at the built environment’s role in economic recovery, highlighting six specific policy steps that will generate jobs and help grow the American economy.” Coming on the eve of President Obama’s major…

Brione House / Wespi de Meuron

(7 years ago)
Architects: Markus Wespi Jérôme de Meuron architects Location: Brione sopra Minusio, TI, Switzerland Construction Supervision: Guscetti Arch. Dipl., 6648 Minusio Engineer: Anastasi SA, 6604 Locarno Building Physics: IFEC Consulenze SA, 6802 Rivera Contractor: Merlini + Ferrari SA, 6648…

Dezeen Screen: QR code island by C.A.N

(7 years ago)
Dezeen Screen: in this movie filmed at Dezeen Space, Mat Barnes and Eddie Blake of C.A.N talks about the QR-code island they exhibited at Dezeen Platform this weekend. Watch the movie »

Student Spotlight: AEN14 (conceptual SOMA packaging)

(7 years ago)
AEN14 is a packaging design based on a product in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World's, A high quality drug, Soma. Fictional project accomplished as a pop-rocks package.

The Shorter Residence by Pb Elemental Architecture

(7 years ago)
The Shorter Residence, located in Wenatchee, WA, by Pb Elemental Architecture is actually an addition to a 1906 apple orchard farm house. The original farm house had already been renovated in a modern, minimalist style so the addition — comprising a master suite and living room — needed to match that same style. Designed to [...]

Fort Cortina / Karelse & den Besten

(7 years ago)
Architects: Karelse & den Besten Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands Client: Cortina, Amsterdam Project management: TPAGH architecten, Hoorn Contractor: Klies & Jozef Bouw, Volendam Project area: 1000 sqm Project year: 2008 Photographs: Sjaak Henselmans, Marcel van der Burg, Jan DerwigAs a…

Habitat Valencia 2011: ‘Nort’ table and ‘Beo’ lamp by Estudio Estres (ES)

(7 years ago)
We’re currently in the beautiful, sun-drenched city of Valencia at Feria Hábitat Valencia 2011 - an annual design fair, which this year attracted some 950 exhibitors from more than 20 countries. And while the industry heavyweights present their relatively recent products from across the furniture, lighting and textile sectors, an impressive number of 40 recent graduates [...]

Suzhou Industrial Park Central Business District / SWA Group

(7 years ago)
Lead by principal designers Hui-Li Lee and John Wong, SWA Group provided the winning competition proposal for the Suzhou Industrial Park Central Business District which aims to bridge old and new cultural historic heritage through the innovative design of public open space.  Providing a focal point…

ibride x Kelly McCallum at Lifestyle Bazaar

(7 years ago)
Stepping into Shoreditch’s Lifestyle Bazaar is always a treat, but for the London Design Festival, they’ve commissioned something extra special. Kelly McCallum has taken the ibride Junior Bookcase and turned it into a modern day curiosity cabinet. At first playful and innocent, when you peer closer, the darker side of Kelly’s work reveals itself. It’s [...]

Glass Farmhouse by Olson Kundig Architects (US)

(7 years ago)
When briefing Seattle-based Olson Kundig Architects, the owners of the Glass Farmhouse in Eastern Oregon cited modernist master Philip Johnson’s translucent icon, the Glass House, as a point of reference. The architects duly delivered. High-efficiency glass framed with steel forms three sides of the dramatically situated house, while the north elevation is a solid exterior [...]

Switch Notes

(7 years ago)
Forgetful? Write yourself an important note on these Switch Notes before you leave the house… I feel like mine would always say “wallet, keys, cell phone…” Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook. © 2011 Design Milk | Posted by Jaime in Style & [...]

Minimum House / Scheidt Kasprusch Architekten

(7 years ago)
Architects: Scheidt Kasprusch Architekten Location: Klausdorf, Germany Project Year: 2008 Project Area: 151 sqm Photograph: Christian GahlThe minimumhouse at Mellensee, situated to the south of Berlin, is a prototype for a serial holiday and residentialhouse. Under the label…

Antico Pizza Napoletana

(7 years ago)
"Designed for Retail Branding class at Portfolio Center. Antico Pizza Napoletana serves authentic "Pizza Tradizionale di Napli" in Atlanta, Georgia. Making each pizza in the true artisan method, this requires a strict process and certain products only available in the Campania region of Southern Italy. The type and design is old Napoli inspired, keeping the feel of tradition and authentic atmosphere."

Chapel by Breathnach Donnellan O’Brien and MEDS students

(7 years ago)
The students and tutors of a design and build workshop in Istanbul have constructed a seaside temple from oriented strand board. (more…)

CADCAM Tableware by Minale-Maeda

(7 years ago)
Minale-Maeda have created a collection of porcelain tableware that resembles machine parts.

Men and Urinals…Time for one of them to change

(7 years ago)
Urinals – do they need to go? (1st pun) I just don’t understand why urinals are the way they are. The function they serve is obvious and I am pretty sure that the invention of the first urinal was…

Frisky Midget

(7 years ago)
Designed by Studio Lost & Found | Country: United States “The Frisky Midget wine labels were designed for Blackwood Valley producer Killinchy Wines. When Andrew and Silke Highet took over running the family winery, they wanted to redefine what Killinchy Wines was all about, and develop a brand that really stood out in the marketplace. [...]

Novak Chair by Felix How

(7 years ago)
Felix How is a young Swedish furniture designer who recently graduated from Bucks New University. His Novak chair is a combination stool/armchair whose asymmetry has given it the flexibility to be sat on in a variety of different ways. Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter [...]

Marcel Wanders for Marks & Spencer

(7 years ago)
London Design Festival 2011: Dutch designer Marcel Wanders launched a collection for British retailer Marks & Spencer in London last night, including a pair of gloves with one gold finger tip (below). (more…)

Steven Holl Architects’ Sliced Porosity Block Tops Out

(7 years ago)
The Sliced Porosity Block—the Raffles City development designed by Steven Holl Architects in Chengdu—celebrates its topping out at 123 meters. Located just south of the intersection of the First Ring Road and Ren Min Nan Road, the 3 million…

Video: Airstream Living / Werehaus

(7 years ago)
The Werehaus, a small creative production studio based in San Francisco, recently shared with us an interesting clip about Andreas Stavropoulous, a landscape architect based out of Berkeley. The video focuses on how Andreas converted a 1959 Airstream into…

Designer Dailies: Anita Modha and Jonathan Nodrick of ROLLOUT

(7 years ago)
This month’s Designer Dailies features Anita Modha and Jonathan Nodrick of ROLLOUT, the hip custom wallpaper company from Canada. Together, this dynamic duo works with tons of designers from all over the world to create one-of-a-kind patterns to adorn your sad, stark walls. They recently moved into a new studio, so I asked them to [...]

Tuaca Perfect Chill Bottle

(7 years ago)
"TUACA Liqueur recently launched a newly designed, limited-edition package featuring a unique thermochromatic ink printed on the bottle to showcase the perfect “chilled” serving temperature. The label, featuring a sketch of the historic TUACA Lion, was designed by celebrity tattoo artist Corey Miller. The tattooed lion turns from silver to blue as the bottle is chilled in a freezer or on ice, promoting the legendary flavor of the vanilla-citrus liqueur, which is best served in the form of an ice cold shot."    

DESIGNSPOTTER interviews Matali Crasset online

(7 years ago)
DESIGNSPOTTER LIVE interview serie via facebook - Starting on 21th september 6pm with french designer Matali Crasset . Everybody is invited to take pa..

Peter Eisenman: American Architecture Today

(7 years ago)
Peter Eisenman is one of the most influential figures in contemporary architecture. Theorist, academic and practitioner, Peter Eisenman was part of a very important generation of architects and one of the New York Five. In his recent book Ten…

designjunction at the London Design Festival 2011

(7 years ago)
Staffan Holm’s ‘Spin’ stool for Swedese, who are exhibiting as part of designjunction during this year’s London Design Festival Having made its inaugural appearance at this year’s Milan Furniture Fair, but already a design event not to be missed, designjunction, the group show of leading British design brands has gone all international for its forthcoming [...]

NOTCOT.org Roundup

(7 years ago)
Dancing spiders, carved tires and an encounter with zero gravity are all part of this week at NOTCOT.org. To find out more about each post, click on its individual image.(Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

AIA Arkansas 2011 Convention

(7 years ago)
[ September 15, 2011 11:00 to September 17, 2011 11:00. ] Last week I had the honor to be an invited speaker to the 2011 AIA Arkansas Convention in Hot Springs, AR. The event featured a great group of speakers such as Hicks Stones (Stone Architecture), Rand Elliott (FAIA, Elliott…
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