Design archive for 2011-11-25

Holiday Giveaway #1: A+R

(7 years ago)
Happy Holidays! 2011 is flying by, and we’re finishing the year with some great coupons from our favorite stores as well as 30 giveaways from now through Christmas!AND it begins! First up on our giveaways ~ our friends at A+R ~ which still feels like NOTCOT in person if you wander down to their store in Venice! I can never resist coming home with something new to play with! They are giving away Urbanista’s “Copenhagen” Headphone ~ i was just checking these out in the store last week and i love the way they fold… into what looks more like a sunglass than headphone case! The have a foldable solid steel frame and a microphone on the cord… and it comes with adapter cables for most phones as well!For a chance to win Urbanista’s “Copenhagen” Headphone (in your choice of color!) from A+R, leave a comment with what materialistic item is on the top of your wishlist this year before midnight PST on Nov 30, 2011 and we’ll notify the winner by email! See more pictures on the next page!TO PAGE 2 of "Holiday Giveaway #1: A+R"! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

Villa Feste / BBVH Architecten

(7 years ago)
Architects: BBVH Architecten Location: Den Haag, Netherlands Project Year: 2008 Project Area: 235 sqm Photographs: Courtesy of BBVH ArchitectenThis modern villa, designed by BBVH Architecten, is located in the Biesland area, a new suburb of Den Haag. The…

AD Round Up: Best from Flickr Part LV

(7 years ago)
We have now over 63,000 photos in our Flickr Pool! As always, remember you can submit your own photo here, and don’t forget to follow us through Twitter and our Facebook Fan Page to find many more features. The…

We Are All … Created Equal

(7 years ago)
Intéressant travail du photographe Mark Laita qui est parti du principe issu de la constitution américaine – et de bien d’autres – que « nous sommes tous créés égaux », découverte de cette jolie série de photos mettant en opposition

Exhibit: Unbuilt Washington

(7 years ago)
View Unbuilt Washington in a larger map “Imagine that you are traveling into Washington, D.C., from northern Virginia. As you approach the Potomac River, you see the tall, craggy, medieval-looking towers of the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial…

Capriolo

(7 years ago)
Designed by Family(and friends) | Country: United Kingdom In 2009 Family (and friends) created the Capriolo Extra Virgin Olive Oil brand and packaging for the Italian Podere Casone Estate owners in Umbria, primarily to attract UK deli and food store shoppers. As a result of strong interest in the product from mediterranean coastal restaurants and luxury yacht owners, [...]

Apartment in Rio by Gisele Taranto Arquitetura

(7 years ago)
Located in São Conrado, Rio de Janeiro, this apartment by Gisele Taranto Arquitetura faces São Conrado Beach. The walls of the living room are made of gray cement to create a neutral base for the colorful pieces of art. The floor is also a subtle, yet luxurious travertine marble. I really love how the design [...]

JetLev’s Water Jet Pack

(7 years ago)
All this time we’ve been under the impression that good ol’ J.C. was the only one to walk on water. Well the new JetLev-Flyer JF 250 is bringing some serious competition. Designed by MS Watersports of Germany, the jet pack is completely carbon fiber, equipped with a 4-stroke engine and has a solid 250 HP. [...]

In Progress: Marlins Ballpark / Populous

(7 years ago)
Architects: Populous Location: Miami, Florida, USA Photographs: Emilio CollavinoMarlins Ballpark will replace the legacy of the memorable Orange Bowl in
Little Havana, adjacent to downtown Miami. Situated on the same footprint, the ballpark is intended to be the anchor…

Dezeen Screen: Mr Smith’s Letterpress Workshop

(7 years ago)
Dezeen Screen: this video by Gavin Lucas in collaboration with Order involves a visit to Mr Smith’s Letterpress Workshop in Kennington, London where Smith explains how he likes to design, set and print using traditional wood and metal type to create contemporary typographic prints. Watch the movie »

Plans for East London tower by Amanda Levete Architects withdrawn

(7 years ago)
Dezeen Wire: the developer behind plans for a tower designed by architecture practice AL_A in Shoreditch, East London has withdrawn its planning application – BDonlineThe design for a twisted tower on a former industrial estate attracted over a thousand letters from local residents. Developers Londonewcastle say they will adapt the proposal before submitting a new planning application early next year.See our previous story on the original design for the Huntingdon Estate here, another AL_A project in London that was scrapped recently here and more projects by AL_A here.

Russia Plans Ice City in Arctic Circle

(7 years ago)
In the latest bid to solidify territorial claims within the Arctic Circle, Russia has unveiled plans to build a city for 5,000 year round residents 1,000 miles from the North Pole on the remote island Kotelniy in the Novosibirsk…

American Standards Lamp by Peter Bristol

(7 years ago)
The American Standards Lamp by Peter Bristol is a bit of a commentary on some of our current American building techniques. The standard construction materials and methods used in the US are realized in this lamp. “From the 2×4 wall studs to the cheap light switches, it seems that when building a wall, location is [...]

Shimabuku

(7 years ago)

Aqua Monaco

(7 years ago)
Designed by Schmidt/Thurner/von Keisenberg | Country: Germany Natural Mineral Water Aqua Monaco is not only of special origin but also shows a challenging branding. The glacier water’s source is situated in the “Münchner Schotterebene” which makes it a real Munich product. The world famous Munich beers use the same water which is more than 10.000 years old [...]

Etienne Gros

(7 years ago)
French artist and sculptor Etienne Gros makes these cute little female nudes from sponges. They made me smile. 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 | No comments

Rollercoaster / Interval Architects

(7 years ago)
Architects: Interval Architects Location: Beijing, China Project Year: 2011 Project Area: 1200 sqm Photographs: GU Yunduan Situated in a tranquil environment of one of the best vocational schools in Beijing, the project aims at providing an…

‘Zanco’ modular container system by Eddie Figueroa Feliciano (IT)

(7 years ago)
The Milan-based industrial designer Eddie Figueroa Feliciano has realised this wooden container system which stems from an idea of the simple architecture building system commonly found in Puerto Rican and Caribbean Islands Favelas prior to the industrialisation processes that were introduced after the Second World War. More about the design:   ‘The idea is to use the [...]

On-iku by Earthscape

(7 years ago)
Landscape designers Earthscape have opened up their studio in Beppu, Japan, to present their experiments with growing native plants in water from local hot springs. (more…)

Design Geekery; Kristjana S Williams

(7 years ago)
Sometimes you see something so absolutely the opposite of your usual style that it stops you in your tracks and makes you smile. And perhaps even makes you question what you thought you liked. I… Continue Reading »

Common Misconceptions of Minimalism

(7 years ago)
Minimalism will not require removal of all of your possessions: They will simply be made to feel inadequate and trite and eventually they will move on. Minimalism will not be cold and aloof: However, It may be aloof, and…

The Network Tube Concept

(7 years ago)
Imaginé par les designers Son Kijo, Joon Hyoung Seo, Uhm Hyung Woo, Choi JinYoung et Kim Junpyo et présenté dans le cadre des Spark Awards 2011, un petit clin d’oeil pour cet intéressant concept de bouée de sauvetage

Hotel De Glace – Quebec City

(7 years ago)
Conçu à partir de près de 15 000 tonnes de neige et plus de 500 000 tonnes de glace par une équipe de près de 60 ouvriers, un petit clin d’oeil pour le splendide « Hotel De Glace » ,
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