Design archive for 2012-05-01

Dezeen Music Project: A1 Autoroute du Nord by Monster Bobby

(7 years ago)
If you’re a fan of retro keyboard sounds, you’ll love this track by Monster Bobby. A1 Autoroute du Nord is a driving, pulsing track with a definite nod to 1980s synth-pop. It also reminds us of some of the excellent 80s-inspired music on the soundtrack to last year’s Nicolas Winding Refn movie, Drive.About Dezeen Music Project | More tracks | Submit your track

Extrusion by Philippe Malouin for Carwan Gallery

(7 years ago)
Hackney designer Philippe Malouin worked with traditional craftsmen from Beirut to create a series of bowls and plinths by shaping a wooden block made of many smaller, tessellating batons. (more…)

Bridge Studio by Saunders Architecture

(7 years ago)
Slideshow: we’ve already featured three artists’ studios from Canadian Fogo Island, making this wooden hut on legs the fourth (photographs by Bent René Synnevåg). (more…)

Dog Milk: Best of April 2012

(7 years ago)
April was a great month over on Dog Milk. We welcomed a new managing editor, Capree, to our pack, who will be developing some fun new features for the site. Plus we had a ton of great posts (as per usual!): From top left, clockwise: The Kenyan Collection beaded collars, Dog portraits by Melinda Buie, [...]

Stuff Crush; 1.5.12

(7 years ago)
Interiors, chocolate, stoner comic-books, a cardboard camera and an origami shot glass. It’s that time of the week again where we celebrate the objects we lust. 01 We love the idea of designer Marco Iannicelli… Continue Reading »

FAN Table by Mauricio Affonso

(7 years ago)
The FAN Table by Mauricio Affonso easily transforms shapes and sizes with its innovative design. The tabletop is made from more than 400 connected slats that expand and contract to create the shape you need, while the simple, geometric base that it sits on is constructed of birch wood. The cool thing about it is [...]

Trunk House by Paul Morgan Architects

(7 years ago)
Located in Australia’s Central Highlands of Victoria, the Trunk House was built as a small weekend cabin for two busy professionals wishing to spend time in nature. The firm of Paul Morgan Architects was originally inspired by old bones found on farmlands, which led them to utilize local wood that had natural splits in their [...]

Interview: Joseph Grima at Dezeen Studio

(7 years ago)
Milan 2012: end-user collaboration and open-source production were hot topics in Milan this year. In this movie filmed at Dezeen Studio powered by Jambox at MOST, editor-in-chief of Domus magazine Joseph Grima discuses their influence on the design industry and how these themes played out in the Future in the Making exhibition that the magazine hosted in an eighteenth century Italian palazzo. (more…)

The Plaza Condesa, Mexico

(7 years ago)
The architects over at Esrawe gave Mexico City’s Plaza Condesa a new face lift – no, seriously. The team of talented visionaries stepped in to add three new levels onto the facade of the performance theater, which now provide a ticket sales, reception to elevators, and souvenir shop. The renovation stirred up some strong feelings [...]

Days Lost; Katja Mayer and Peter Chadwick

(7 years ago)
Showing recently at Dalston’s The Print House Gallery this series – a collaboration between German-born, London-based photographer Katja Mayer and British art director Peter Chadwick – has post-apocalyptic written all over it. Desolate, unsettling and… Continue Reading »

Confession by Nick Ross

(7 years ago)
Shown at Rossana Orlandi in Milan, Confession is a project from Scottish/Swedish designer Nick Ross, a current graduate student at Konstfack in Stockholm. Confessions aims to make public places more intimate by creating micro-environments in which people can be discrete and private. Working with Blå Station to realize the project, Nick created a steel and [...]

Big Jambox by Yves Behar for Jawbone

(7 years ago)
Electronics brand Jawbone have launched a larger and louder version of their wireless Jambox speaker, designed by creative director Yves Behar to fill a large space with sound where the original added ambient music in the background. (more…)

Trends from High Point Market Spring 2012

(7 years ago)
Last week was my first time ever attending the giant twice-yearly wholesale/retailer furniture event known as High Point Market in North Carolina. I felt like such a n00b. High Point is a really fun place – a whole town dedicated to furniture and home decor showrooms. Shoutout to Leif Petersen and the High Point Market [...]

Sweet Victory

(7 years ago)
"Design inspired by the posters of famous artistic and cultural movement "Art Nouveau" of the late nineteenth century. The name, style of wine 'Late Harvest Semillon,' the design and concept of the product are in perfect harmony with all that time represented 'Belle Epoque'."

Figurine Containers by TAF

(7 years ago)
Milan 2012: these little storage containers by Swedish designers TAF are made of silicone but coloured to look like clay. (more…)

Tembolat Gugkaev

(7 years ago)
From Russian industrial designer Tembolat Gugkaev comes a line of unique, and most definitely quirky, furniture and housewares. He has an uncommon way of looking at things and throws in an unexpected twist that gives each piece a fresh and super fun feel. While most designs are in the concept phase, he is currently looking [...]

Big Jambox by Jawbone

(7 years ago)
Jawbone, makers of the portable Jambox digital speaker, introduce the Big Jambox to turn "any mobile device into a hi-fi sound system".

Bee Local

(7 years ago)
Bee Local creator Damian places bee hives in various neighborhoods in different cities. The resulting honey from each neighborhood has a different taste profile, texture and color.

Invader Aiko Ring

(7 years ago)
Frank Tjepkema, principal of Amsterdam based design studio Tjep, has found that his interests in design reach beyond interiors and architecture, but also into jewelry design! His latest creation is a bold silver ring titled Invader Aiko, for its pixelated resemblance to the old arcade game Space Invaders. “The invaders ring is computer engineered with [...]

Designer Desktops: May 2012

(7 years ago)
I let out a little squeak of joy when Matt W. Moore agreed to design a desktop for our Designer Desktop series. How did I know he’d do something absolutely perfect? Click on the size below to download: 1024×768 \\\ 1280×1024 \\\ 1680×1050 \\\ 1900×1200 \\\ iPhone \\\ iPad View and download past Designer Desktops [...]
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