Design archive for 2011-09-23

Help us with our Architecture City Guide: Lisbon

(8 years ago)
Next week we will be taking our Architecture City Guide to Lisbon and we need your help. To make the City Guides more engaging we are asking for your input on which designs should comprise our weekly list of…

New Film Theatre of Catalonia / Mateo Arquitectura

(8 years ago)
Architects:  Mateo Arquitetura / Josep Lluís Mateo Location: Barcelona, Spain Client: ICIC (Institut Català de les Indústries Culturals) Structural Engineering: BOMA, Agustí Obiol Installations Engineering: Grupo JG Project Area: 7,515 sqm Photographs: Adrià GoulaThe new film theater…

Established & Sons’ ‘My London’

(8 years ago)
In an homage to the creativity of their hometown, Established & Sons‘ ‘My London’ initiative debuts at this week’s London Design Festival. Inviting some of the world’s top design talent to collaborate on installations and objects that define their vision of London, ‘My London’ at the brand’s Wenlock Road HQ and showroom is the first [...]

Hello Coffee

(8 years ago)
Designed by Family Design Co. | Country: New Zealand “Family was approached by a not-for-profit organisation that is helping the villages of Fiji to produce and package their coffee from local Fijian villages. Targeted at the tourism market in Fiji, the brief was to come up with the complete package. Brand name and story, positioning, [...]

Garden and Sea / Takao Shiotsuka Atelier

(8 years ago)
Architects: Takao Shiotsuka Atelier Location: Japan Client: Private Project year: 2008 Constructed area: 237 sqm Photographs: Toshiyuki YANO (Nacasa & Partners Inc.,)The site faces the sea and has deep depth. And it inclines toward the sea by…

Forest Lights by Ontwerpduo from Lux Craft at Origin

(8 years ago)
Reminiscent of MESH Architectures’ Pipe Lights, these Forest Lights by Dutch design duo Tineke Beunders and Nathan Wierink of Ontwerpduo is a new system for ceiling lights. With unlimited possibilities, the design is modular and connects to both the ceiling and each other, growing like a vine on your ceiling.. The Forest Lights are on [...]

Antic Biotec Vinegar Maker by eliumstudio and Duende Studio

(8 years ago)
France-based eliumstudio and Duende Studio have collaborated to create a home vinegar maker.

Polymorphic Kinetic Bench

(8 years ago)
Ten architecture students from Columbia University GSAPP have recently completed Polymorphic, a kinetic installation in the form of a bench. Utilizing an innovative design and engineering solution inspired by the kinetic action of a see-saw and the reverberating motion of a slinky, the double-sided bench is made of a series of 119 interconnected sections and [...]

Sunhouse / Christensen & Co. architects

(8 years ago)
Architect: Christensen & Co. architects Location:  Hørsholm, Denmark Contractor: Helllerup Byg Engineer: Ramboll DK Project Area: 1300 sqm Project Year: 2011 Photographs: Adam MoerkThe nursery is built on ‘Active House’ principles and is yet another example of how considered architectural…

LDF 2011: Timber Wave at the V&A

(8 years ago)
For the London Design Festival, award-winning architects Amanda Levete Architects (AL_A) and engineering firm Arup have simultaneously framed and opened up the Cromwell Road entrance to the V&A. The installation is incredibly successful; perhaps surprisingly so, given its simplicity. Three stories high and 12 meters in diameter, the wave is made of oil-treated American red [...]

8 Secrets About Feng Shui

(8 years ago)
You may know some things about Feng Shui, but there are many aspects of this art which people may be unaware of. The deeper one goes into Feng Shui, the more mysterious it becomes. Here are eight secrets that you may not have known about Feng Shui. 1.         Feng Shui is Old – You may [...]

Bernhard Leitner: Sound Spaces

(8 years ago)
“I can hear with my knee better than with my calves.” This statement made by Bernhard Leitner, which initially seems absurd, can be explained in light of an interest that he still pursues today with unbroken passion and meticulousness:…

Companions by Studioilse for De La Espada

(8 years ago)
London Design Festival 2011: London designer Ilse Crawford presents a new collection of furniture for manufacturer and distributor De La Espada at Tramshed this week. (more…)

Dezeen Screen: Rewrite and Etagère de Coin at Ligne Roset Westend

(8 years ago)
Dezeen Screen: in this movie filmed by Dezeen at the Telling Tales exhibition at the Ligne Roset Westend showroom, central London owner of Ligne Roset Robert Hasty talks about two pieces in the new collection: the Rewrite desk by GamFratesi and Etagère de Coin cabinet by Marie Dessuant (above). Watch the movie »

Higgins Lake House / Jeff Jordan Architects

(8 years ago)
Architects: Jeff Jordan Architects LLC Location: Roscommon, Michigan, USA Project Year: 2011 Project Area: 4,800 sqf Photographs: Jeff Garland PhotographyMany families in Michigan share a tradition of spending weekends and vacations in cottages adjacent to the state’s collection…

Big Big Cursor

(8 years ago)
Nowadays, we all use devices with touch screens… do you miss the cursor sometimes? The designer Mike Mak’s Big Big Cursor is here to help! Big Big Cursor works as good as your finger except it helps keep your screen clear of fingerprints and dirt. Big Big Cursor attaches to your Smartcover and is available [...]

The Chalice

(8 years ago)
Designed by Studio Lost & Found | Country: Australia “The Chalice wine labels were designed for Margaret River producer Chalice Bridge Estate. The Chalice is an icon range of prestige and perfection. These limited release wines represent the Holy Grail of winemaking, and incorporate select parcels of the finest fruit from the Chalice Bridge single [...]

Punctuation Lamps from Tabisso

(8 years ago)
We’ve seen furniture in the shape of letters, but never lamps that look like punctuation marks! Tabisso, who also make an alphabet of chairs, has created over 20 punctuation marks in lamp form to accent your room with just the right statement. Maybe your room is bold (-), demanding (.), curious (?), or excited (!)…? [...]

This week on Dezeen

(8 years ago)
This week Dezeen have been at the London Design Festival, where we opened Dezeen Space in Shoreditch and officially launched the Dezeen Book of Ideas. Thanks to everyone who’s stopped by so far!Ron Arad was presented with the London Design Medal 2011, Tom Dixon hosted a discussion on the state of manufacturing in Britain and Marcel Wanders launched a range of products for British retailer Marks & Spencer.Other attractions include a giant Timber Wave outside the V&A, David Chipperfield’s metallic glass pavilions on the Southbank and greenhouse made of Lego in Covent Garden.Meanwhile the Firstsite arts centre by Rafael Viñoly has opened in Colchester and a concrete house in Sri Lanka by Tadao Ando divided opinion among our readers.Over on Dezeen Screen you can watch Dominic Wilcox explaining his delicate watch sculptures, interviews with exhibitors at Dezeen Platform and a series of films about Telling Tales at Ligne Roset Westend.Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for regular updates and discussions throughout the week.More architecture stories | More interior stories | More design stories |More Dezeen Wire |More watches | More movies

‘On the House’ Competition: Free Design Servies

(8 years ago)
With a new firm name and a unique offer, Design Farm announced their new offer: Free Schematic Design Services to Individuals, Non-profits, Small Businesses and Developers. This is the essence of what makes this competition so unique. You submit…
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