Design archive for 2011-12-09

Social Building / Donaire Arquitectos

(7 years ago)
Architects: Juan Pedro Donaire (Donaire Arquitectos), Cristina Rubiño (Surco Arquitectos) Location: Avd. de la Paz, Seville, Spain Client: Public. E.P.S.A. Junta de Andalucía Project Area: 3,358.00 sqm Budget: 2.229.718 € Architect Team:Ignacio Núñez, Jesús Núñez, Tibisay Cañas, Beatriz Hacar,Carmela Domínguez, Delia…

Westside Road Private Residence / Dowling Studios

(7 years ago)
Architects: Dowling Studios Location: Healdsburg, California, USA Project Area: 2240 sqf Photographs: Courtesy of Dowling StudiosThis project involves the design of a new 2240 sqf custom home and lap pool on a 22 acre site with rolling hills…

Video: Ice Cube Celebrates The Eames

(7 years ago)
We ran into this video this morning and just had to share it with you. Before launching his rap career, Ice Cube actually studied architectural drafting. In the video, he describes the Los Angeles he knows. Watch it and…

Moscow office of Walt Disney Studios Sony Picture Releasing / UNK PROJECT architects

(7 years ago)
Architects: UNK PROJECT architects Location: Moscow, Russia Project team: Nikolay Milovidov, Nikolay Fedoseev, Oleg Burmistrov Consultants for Cinema hall: Janson + Tsai Design Associates Project area: 685 sqm Project year: 2010 Photographs: Viktor ChernyshovThe main design…

Video: Culture of Craft / AIA Committee On Design

(7 years ago)
The experts at studio/216 have shared with us the Culture of Craft – a pilot for an AIA Committee On Design (COD) series about The Value of Design. The non-profit AIA committee spent this past year discussing this topic,…

Dare Studio

(7 years ago)
It’s been a while since we featured the work of Dare Studio, but they’ve built quite a collection of mid-century-inspired sleek furniture that has me wishing I had more room in my house. Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook. © 2011 Design Milk [...]

JAMES side table

(7 years ago)
James side table is a multi functional furniture. It has a small storage space, and a tabletop which also serves as a tray. It is always at your servi..

Skypak

(7 years ago)
Have you ever looked at those airline carts pushed around by flight attendants and thought that maybe they’d be useful in your home somehow? That’s what German company Skypak is doing. They’ve recreated those carts for residential and commercial use. They’re entirely customizable from the inside out. You can create just about any configuration to [...]

Soemone

(7 years ago)
Alors qu’il ouvre la nouvelle collection Ten de notre partenaire Fotolia avec son premier PSD rendu disponible à partir d’aujourd’hui sur le site dédié, et en attendant sa prochaine interview exclusive pour TrendsNow, je vous propose de découvrir une

Holiday Giveaway #15: Nervous System

(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!I can’t believe we’re now half way through the holiday giveaways! Up today for #15 is from our friends at Nervous System! They are masters at 3D printed goodness from jewelry to lighting ~ in everything from nylon to silver and more! This giveaway you have a chance to win the Cellular Pendant and Subdivision Cuff in either black or white!For a chance to win Subdivision Cuff and Cellular Pendant from Nervous System, leave a comment with what you’d love to 3D print someday before midnight PST on Dec 14th, 2011 and we’ll notify the winner by email! See more pictures and a coupon on the next page!TO PAGE 2 of "Holiday Giveaway #15: Nervous System"! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

M3A2 Cultural and Community Tower / Antonini + Darmon Architectes

(7 years ago)
Architects: Antonini + Darmon Architectes Location: 6 Rue Marguerita Duras, Paris, France Area: 550 sqm SHON Cost: 2,5 M euros HT Finished: November 2011 Photographs: Luc BoeglyThe buildings of the cultural and community premises of Paris Diderot University…

Polyhedra Modular Coffee Table By Haldane Martin

(7 years ago)
Haldane Martin of Cape Town, South Africa designed this complex three-dimensional Polyhedra Modular Coffee Table. The design was inspired by the images of human bones that are seen by electron microscopes, as well as the Weaire-Phelan structure, which depicts foam bubbles that are equal in size. Each shape is connected with built-in magnets so the [...]

Steven Holl awarded 2012 AIA Gold Medal

(7 years ago)
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Board of Directors has awarded Steven Holl, FAIA with the annual AIA Gold Medal. The Gold Medal represents the highest award an architect may receive, honoring their “humanist approach to formal experimentation.” The…

This week on Dezeen

(7 years ago)
This week MVRDV caused a commotion by designing two towers engulfed in a pixellated cloud that put readers in mind of the World Trade Centre’s destruction on September 11. Meanwhile UNStudio unveiled designs for a Singapore skyscraper with chunks missing from its facade.Artist Olafur Eliasson designed fort-like banking headquarters to rise out of the sea and Thomas Heatherwick completed a Hong Kong shopping centre with waves of stone parting either side of the entrance.On Dezeen Wire Herman Hertzberger was named as the recipient of this year’s Royal Gold Medal for architecture – we’ve rounded up his key projects here - and a sci-fi animation about robots took home of the RIBA President’s Medals Student Awards.We also published images of Red Bull’s new Amsterdam headquarters, a cantilevered refuge that looks like a giant cola can balanced on the edge of a mountain and a roundup of all our stories on fast food joints.Our Advent calendar of products and offers from The Temporium continues with chocolate moustaches, dolls based on children’s drawings, musical badges, paper laptop cases and much more – see all our stories about The Temporium exhibitors here and visit us at 65 Monmouth Street, Seven Dials, Covent Garden London WC2H 9DG until 24 December.On Dezeen Screen our series of Dezeen Talks at the Inside awards continues with Lyndon Neri of Neri & Hu, who scooped the overall award for their hotel Waterhouse at South[..]

UP&COMING* Sri Lanka

(7 years ago)
Heritance Kandalama Hotel, Sri Lanka As an island country in the tropics, it’s no surprise that Sri Lanka has phenomenal beaches, with great spots for diving as well as surfing. But so do a lot… Continue Reading »

Black Box Revelation, by Re-Make/Re-Model

(7 years ago)
We feature an awful lot of glitz and swank, so much so that at times it can get almost a little weary; sure, these bastions of haute-design with their mega-bucks architects and multi-million pound budgets… Continue Reading »

Flowers in May Prints

(7 years ago)
Emily Dumas is a graphic designer that runs Flowers in May, a design company north of Boston. She has a series of fun and colorful prints that feature collective graphic illustrations of a particular theme. Each 11 x 14″ design is printed on high quality archival paper and is signed by Dumas. Prints are available [...]

Block 128 IJburg / DP6

(7 years ago)
Architects: DP6 Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands Photographs: Christian Richters, Hans van der Vliet, DP6Fall 2006 marked the beginning of a unique project in Amsterdam: the development of a residential block of 71 rent-controlled social housing units…

Friday Food For Thought: Peter Zumthor and the importance of ‘the smell of the earth’

(7 years ago)
Earlier this week, we have come across yet another highly-interesting podcast, this time from World Radio Switzerland’s Swiss By Design series. In this 17-minutes-long episode, award-winning broadcaster and journalist Jennifer Davies meets the celebrated architect and 2009 Pritzker Architecture Prize laureate Peter Zumthor who tells her about his spa complex in Vals, how becoming an architect was a [...]

The Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam

(7 years ago)
"Every drop of this rare honey captures the taste of an amazing amountof different flowers from all over the world. For 1 pot of this honey, the bees need to make 2.000.000 visits to various flowers.Every drop is valuable!

Funkle Design

(7 years ago)
Funkle Design is a Norwegian design team that creates a playful collection of pillows, blankets, and linens. The patterns are graphic, colorful, and universally appealing. They feel that each product should have a purpose and tell a story. Funkle describes what they do as “storytelling through textiles.” Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more [...]

Design Geekery; The Parabola Project Issue II

(7 years ago)
There are a special breed of people who fascinate and inspire me in equal measure. People who are never satisfied with ‘good enough.’ People whose first move on finding success, is to help others find… Continue Reading »
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