Design archive for 2011-10-03

An Insightful Interview With Stefan Sagmeister

(8 years ago)
Stephan Sagmeister is a veritable jackknife of skills. A renaissance man in his own right, the famed graphic designer and typographer’s design repertoire spans the gamut of branding, graphics, packaging and album covers. The Grammy-nabbing designer is also the author of “Made You Look“ and “Things I have learned in my life so far,” a teacher [...]

Student Housing / Pierre Marsan

(8 years ago)
Architects: Pierre Marsan Location: La Soule, France Project Year: 2010 Photographs: Anne LeroyThe students house project interprets some elements of the heritage of the Soule country, by forming its volumes inspired by the organization of the pastoral stage,…

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(8 years ago)
Scroll on for all the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Dezeen Watch Store, Herman Miller and Fredrikson Stallard, plus there’s only one more week to apply for roles with Luchford APM, Sruli Recht, AECOM and more… (more…)

Zaha Hadid wins 2011 RIBA Stirling Prize

(8 years ago)
For the second year in a row, Zaha Hadid was announced as the winner of the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize.  Often labeled as the UK’s most important architecture award, Hadid will be awarded £20,000 for her design of the…

National Parliament Principality of Liechtenstein / Hansjoerg Goeritz Architekturstudio

(8 years ago)
Architects: Hansjoerg Goeritz Architekturstudio Location: Vaduz, Liechtenstein Collaborators: Anne-Claire von Braunmühl, Stefan Höpfinger, Mario Bearth, Marc Berliat, Fritz Eggenberger Local Architects: FrickArchitekten AG Project Year: 2008 Photographs: Jürg ZürcherFollowing the success of the Hansjörg Göritz Architekturstudio in an…

White Rabbit Gallery / Smart Design Studio

(8 years ago)
Architect: Smart Design Studio Location: Sydney, Australia Project Team: William Smart, Hamish Ginn, Hon Loong, Tatsu Hayashi, Luke Moloney Client: White Rabbit Foundation Structural Engineer: Partridge Partners Services Engineer: Itc Group Site Project Manager: Northcroft Planner: Urbis Jhd Heritage:…

Wright 21 Presents Truth in Form/Reason for Being

(8 years ago)
This fall, Chicago auction house Wright, which specializes in 20th century furniture, art and design, introduces guest-curated exhibitions to Wright 21, its contemporary design platform. The first exhibition, Truth in Form/Reason for Being, runs September 29 to October 6 2011. Curated by Volume Gallery, an event-based gallery that focuses on emerging contemporary American designers, the [...]

Video: Maggie Gartnaval by OMA

(8 years ago)
This exclusive video of OMA’s Maggie’s Centre by BD online features OMA partner Ellen van Loon discussing the design for the cancer care center. Led by OMA Partners Rem Koolhaas and Ellen van Loon with Associate-in-charge Richard Hollington the…

Eames La Chaise (1948)

(8 years ago)
This monday morning i’m obsessed with a design icon. Found myself scouring the net for pics of the classic Eames La Chaise ~ “Charles and Ray Eames designed La Chaise in 1948 for a competition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, inspired by “Floating Figure”, a sculpture by Gaston Lachaise. It is the unbelievable elegance of this assertive seating sculpture that enables any number of sitting and reclining positions, which is so very appealing. It has long since established itself as an icon of Organic Design.” La Chaise by Vitra is made with two fused fiberglass shells with a chrome base and natural oak feet. It’s just so beautifully sculptural, fascinating, AND comfortable to lounge in… see more pics i found on the next page.TO PAGE 2 of "Eames La Chaise (1948)"! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

Casa Yucatan

(8 years ago)
One of the most recent residential projects by architect Isay Weinfeld is the Casa Yucatan. Weinfeld has a signature look throughout this projects of infusing nature with architecture. This concept is manifested in multiple ways such as Weinfeld’s choice of materials, wood and stone, and his ability to incorporate several species of plants and water [...]

BETA 5

(8 years ago)
Designed by Glasfurd & Walker | Country: Canada “BETA 5 chocolates are produced in small batches using ethically sourced estate chocolates and premium ingredients. The name comes from the form-5 beta crystal structure which is the most stable form of cocoa butter crystallization, formed through the controlled melting, and subsequent cooling (tempering) of liquid chocolate. As [...]

Louis Vuitton Architecture and Interiors / Frederic Edelmann, Ian Luna, Rafael Magrou and Mohsen Mostafavi

(8 years ago)
“In the more recent past, it is the architecture of minimalism that has provided the most explicit and significant contribution to the reciprocal relationship between fashion and architecture. In many ways the abstraction and literal emptiness of minimalism has…

Harrington Grove Country Club / Hassell

(8 years ago)
Architect: HASSELL Location: Camden, New South Wales, Australia Project Area: 2,230 sqm Project Year: 2009 Client: HARPAK Photographs: Courtesy of HASSELLThe Harrington Grove Country Club is a casual yet elegant signature building that embraces its rural setting. The…

FRUITISER

(8 years ago)

Ravenscroft Desk by Leonhard Pfeifer

(8 years ago)
London furniture designer Leonhard Pfeifer just released the Ravenscroft Desk for Woodman at Maison et Objet. The functional form of this desk is emphasized by its simple design and pure materials. Gorgeous from anny angle, the Ravenscroft desk nods to traditional farmhouse and craft styles with its crossed legs, but its sleek design also fits [...]

LDF 2011: 100% Design

(8 years ago)
100% Design has been going since 1994, almost a decade longer than the wider London Design Festival, which launched in 2003. But it’s as contemporary as ever with exhibitors selected by a panel of design experts to ensure quality and relevance. It’s primarily a trade show, but is open to the public on the last [...]

Flint House by Nick Willson Architects

(8 years ago)
Nick Willson Architects have completed a house in south-east London with sections of the facade clad in flint, timber and lead. (more…)

Dezeen Screen: Konstantin Schmölzer at Vienna Design Week

(8 years ago)
Vienna Design Week 2011: Austrian designer Konstantin Schmölzer has squeezed a wooden tower into the space between a green wall and glass atrium at Jean Nouvel’s Sofitel hotel for Vienna Design Week. Watch the movie » (more…)

Japanese Cherry Blossom by Bath and Body Works

(8 years ago)
A stunning design that challenges luxury brands: "Established has redesigned America's number 1 selling fragrance - Japanese Cherry Blossom by Bath and Body Works. This new sophisticated and luxurious package belies the product's retail price of just $34.50."

Moolin by lasfera

(8 years ago)
Beijing Design Week 2011: Beijing studio lasfera presented a collection of furniture including handmade lamps of curled bamboo at 751-D Park last week. (more…)

Residence in Belo Horizonte by Anastasia Architects

(8 years ago)
Superbe villa contemporaine imaginée et conçue par le studio d’architecture et de design brésilien Anastasia Architects, un petit coup de projecteur sur la très belle « Residence in Belo Horizonte », une agréable maison de standing construite à Belo Horizonte

Student Work – Espen Hansen

(8 years ago)
Designed by Espen Hansen | Country: Norway “The essence of this exclusive alcoholic product is the long history of the brand and the storage time of the products. Since Gin does not have a particularly the long storage time (2 – 5 years) I chose to create a concept that is based on real history, to give [...]

Autodesk Project Vasari 2.1

(8 years ago)
Autodesk recently released their Project Vasari 2.1, an easy-to-use, expressive design tool for creating building concepts. Vasari goes further, with integrated analysis for energy and carbon, providing design insight where the most important design decisions are made. And, when…

‘Woods’ pendant light by Héctor Serrano for arturo alvarez (ES)

(8 years ago)
The London-based design office of Héctor Serrano has recently realised this eye-catching pendant lamp for the Spanish lighting specialist arturo alvarez. ‘Inspired by the magic of a forest and the light [that] escapes through its majestic trees’, Woods appears to be suspended midair while the softly glowing light emanates through the multiple layers of birchwood bars.  The [...]
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