Design archive for 2011-11-14

São Francisco Xavier House / Nitsche

(7 years ago)
Architects: Nitsche Arquitetos Associados Location: Sao Francisco Xavier, Brazil Design Team: Lua Nitsche, Pedro Nitsche, João Nitsche, Tiago Kuniyoshi, Rafael Baravelli, Natassia Caldas Structural Engineer: Engenheiro Hélio Olga, FH engenharia Completion Date: 2010 Area:  24,000 sqm Photographs: Nelson Kon…

Hatert Housing / 24H architecture

(7 years ago)
Architects: 24H architecture Location: Nijmegen, The Netherlands Project Year: 2011 Project Area: 8,000 sqm Photographs: 24H architectureIn the area Hatert, at the edge of the city of Nijmegen, the housing corporations Portaal and Talis organize a great renewal…

Special Hidden Bonobos Paisley Pants!

(7 years ago)
So, for the last week, we’ve had Bonobos models hidden across NOTCOT.org and NotCouture ~ well it’s been SO much fun (thanks to everyone who has tweeted and emailed in their love of our fun easter egg campaign!), that Bonobos has offered us a bonus today! Today only ~ there is a special little PAISLEY pant wearing model that will appear amongst the others ~ and the first five people to find him on NOTCOT.org or NotCouture and use the special code will get 100$ off their order!!! To find out more about the history of Bonobos ~ take a look at this 2009 NYTs article…. and for now ~ go try your luck finding the PAISLEYS!!!(Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

Solid Ho Clock

(7 years ago)
Now that daylight savings has arrived, it’s time to turn back the clock and save an hour dodecahedron. Yes, you heard us right. The new minimalistic Solid Ho clock by Paula Collective exhibits the time in an unorthodox manner, by replacing the standard numerals we all love and depend to geometric shapes. The twelve shapes [...]

Teanest Table and Chairs by Jody Leach

(7 years ago)
The Teanest Compact Table and Chairs by Jody Leach has two chairs that nest inside of the table to save space. It’s a great setup for small kitchens or dining spaces, just enough for two to enjoy a meal or cup of coffee and serve as storage or prep space when not in use. Share [...]

Fentress Architects Honored with Six Awards

(7 years ago)
Fentress Architects was recently honored with six awards from the Chicago Athenaeum, the American Institute of Architects, and the Design Build Institute of America for their design of the most technologically-advanced airport in the nation, a national museum in…

Stoli Originals Entries Pt.2

(7 years ago)
We’ve been perusing more weird and quite wonderful entries to Stolichnaya Vodka’s Stoli Originals campaign and have unearthed a few little gems… Having been diagnosed with Parkinson’s three years ago Alex Flynn has dedicated his… Continue Reading »

WithinSodo by Pb Elemental Architecture

(7 years ago)
WithinSodo by Pb Elemental Architecture is a flexible event space in the SoDo district of Seattle that consists of two dividable rooms of 1600 square feet each, a 3000 square foot roof deck, two bathrooms, a caterer’s kitchen, two bars, an 80″ projection screen and audio throughout. With a capacity of 330, WithinSodo caters to [...]

Toba eco-stove by MCZ

(7 years ago)
Dezeen promotion: the Toba eco-stove by Italian brand MCZ has been awarded an IF Product Design Award. (more…)

“Keyed to Detail, No Matter How Crazy” - The New York Times

(7 years ago)
Dezeen Wire: in her latest article for The New York Times, design critic Alice Rawsthorn explains how Dutch designer Aldo Bakker‘s expressive process and relentless attention to detail make him ”one of the new wave of designers who could be called design-auteurs” – The New York TimesBakker’s products and furniture perform simple functions in ways that Rawsthorn says demonstrate “a quiet confidence, as if every element has been resolved with nothing left to chance.” Bakker says of his creative methods, which can lead to each product taking years to develop: “I love having the freedom to pay attention to every detail in my work, no matter how crazy.”See designs by Aldo Bakker on Dezeen and read more read more articles by Alice Rawsthorn here.

Kin Coda Exhibition

(7 years ago)
Kin Coda is an exhibition featuring the collaborative work of WE-ARE-FAMILIA and the Danish furniture company Fritz Hansen. WE-ARE-FAMILIA is a worldwide network of artists who have come together to complete 25 Keepsake Boxes that feature approximately 40 original “mementos” contributed by the artists themselves. Each box features found and recycled materials assembled together to [...]

The Houl / Simon Winstanley Architects

(7 years ago)
The Houl, [a 2011 RIBA Award Recipient], is a contemporary single storey ‘long house’ which is recessive in the landscape, sustainable in its construction and achieves a ‘zero carbon’ rating by using very high levels of insulation, whole house…

Cheeeeese Tray/ Storage by FxBallery

(7 years ago)
FxBallery has created a multifunctional cheese container that also serves as a cutting board, serving tray and chalkboard sign.

Design Museum move will “help nurture a new generation of creative talent”- Deyan Sudjic

(7 years ago)
Dezeen Wire: the director of London’s Design Museum Deyan Sudjic claims the museum’s new home at the former Commonwealth Institute will offer a platform for future designers and that Britain can regain its reputation as creative power, “provided we go on investing in design” – The GuardianSudjic describes the Design Museum’s original incarnation at the Victoria & Albert museum as “a little like an upmarket squatter in the V&A basement,” but suggests that “contemporary design is now firmly on the cultural agenda.” He claims that Britain must support design education in order to stay ahead of emerging economies, adding that “design is a way to create or safeguard jobs.”James Dyson also recently wrote an article on the importance of design to the British economy and we previously reported on the Design Museum’s current building being up for sale.

Video: Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream / Studio Gang Architects

(7 years ago)
Jeanne Gang presents Studio Gang’s vision for the transformation of Cicero, Illinois, a 1920’s suburb that suffered greatly from the foreclosure crisis. Studio Gang is one of five interdisciplinary teams participating in “MoMA’s Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream.” Each team…

Utility Backpack by KILLSPENCER

(7 years ago)
The new Utility Backpack by KILLSPENCER is a sleek, solid-looking backpack with all the bells and whistles you need except crafted in a subtle, modern way. Made of vegetable-tanned black pebble leather, inside its suede-lined interior, it fits up to a 15″ laptop and has two interior zipper pockets for cables and accessories as well [...]

Diagonal Clinic / JFARQUITECTES

(7 years ago)
Architects: JFARQUITECTES Location: Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Completion: 2011 Architect in charge: Jordi Frontons Technical Architect: Carlos Arilla Developer: FIATC Mútua de Seguros Builder: Forcimsa Collaborators: Jaume Serrano Ingeniero de Edificación ; JFG Consultors- Joan Francesc García; Gepro…

Studio Spotlight: Macchiatto

(7 years ago)
"Macchiatto is a San Francisco-based strategic design firm. We’ve got a couple of decades of experience in branding, collateral and packaging design, but also in interpretive storytelling, museum exhibition design and retail design. In other words, we are a team of extremely well-rounded designers, capable of telling a story – your story – in new and compelling ways.

Active Packs

(7 years ago)
"Active Packs, a healthier lunch-kit alternative, was anything but active in grocery aisles. It was “old school” and just did not connect with today’s kids & moms.

Say Power Carbon Tender

(7 years ago)
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