Design archive for 2012-07-23

Tube by Zilvinas Kempinas

(7 years ago)
Lithuanian-born, New York-based artist Zilvinas Kempinas had a love and fascination with the VHS tape and took that love to a whole new level. And let me tell you, it’s mind-blowing. Kempinas created Tube, an 80-foot-long enclosed walkway that was created using the magnetic tape from old VHS tapes. Lines and lines of the black [...]

RIBA Stirling Prize 2012 shortlist announced

(7 years ago)
UK’s Royal Institute of British Architects has just announced the six projects which have made it to the shortlist of  this year’s RIBA Stirling Prize. Among the contenders for Britain’s top architecture award are: Hepworth Gallery by David Chipperfield Architects, London Olympic Stadium by Populous, Lyric Theatre in Belfast by Dublin-based O’Donnell + Tuomey, Maggie’s Cancer Centre by OMA, New Court also [...]

The Barking Bathhouse by Something & Son

(7 years ago)
These hand-drawn illustrations by Hackney design studio Something & Son explain the designs for a temporary spa that opens tomorrow in Barking, east London. (more…)

Coca-Cola Olympic Park Pavilion

(7 years ago)
Photograph © Hufton & Crow The draconian rules being enforced by London 2012′s big-name sponsors has certainly left a bitter taste in the mouths of many over the last few weeks, so, when invited over… Continue Reading »

House in Mexilhoeira-Grande by Marco Arraiolos

(7 years ago)
Located in Mexilhoeira-Grande, Portugal, this house overlooks the mouth of the Alvor estuary. The house flips the usual idea of having the public areas on the main floor and the private areas above, which allows for the best views to be observed by everyone. With the ground floor housing the bedrooms, the top floor features [...]

+More

(7 years ago)
+More is a premium fruit juice which contains high percentage of real fruit extracts, therefore the name “More” was selected for the brand.

Antagonist Yacht by Art of Kinetik

(7 years ago)
Alors que l’on avait déjà eu l’occasion de rêver avec le magnifique Hedonist Yacht présenté il y a près de deux ans sur Supercharged, je vous propose de découvrir la dernière création du spécialiste des yacht de luxe en

Light a Moment by Joost van Bleiswijk and Kiki van Eijk for Laikingland

(7 years ago)
Laikingland, a creative firm based in The Netherlands and the UK, designs and makes beautiful (and sometimes quirky) kinetic objects, like this candle lantern. A collaboration between Joost van Bleiswijk and Kiki van Eijk, the Light a Moment lantern has a ceramic base that holds a traditional candle. The outer shell is covered in fragmented mirrors [...]

The Paletz Moi House by Kenneth E Hobgood Architects

(7 years ago)
Jolie réalisation du studio d’architecture et de design Kenneth E Hobgood Architects, zoom sur la très jolie « Paletz Moi House », une superbe villa contemporaine offrant de vastes volumes largement ouverts sur l’extérieur. Construite à Durham en Caroline du Nord

New Court, Rothschild Bank headquarters by OMA with Allies and Morrison

(7 years ago)
The OMA-designed headquarters for the Rothschild Bank in London is one of the six buildings shortlisted for the 2012 Stirling Prize (+ slideshow). (more…)

Cuvée S

(7 years ago)
Designed by Olsson Barbieri | Country: Norway “Cuvée S is a result of a collaboration between Master of Wine Sebastian Bredal and the largest online dating service in Norway, Sukker.no (translates sugar). The goal was to create a product that visualized LOVE in a surprising way with a modern expression. The visual concept is inspired by Russian Sonia Delaunay´s abstract [...]

JAQK Signature Playing Cards

(7 years ago)
JAQK Signature Playing Cards combine distinctive contemporary design with the peerless quality theory11 is known for.

Create GB; Rob McLeary

(7 years ago)
I’m sure you’ve noticed that food (and dining) is very much a part of the lifestyle and culture remit here at We Heart. Closer to design and creativity than it sometimes gets credit for, we… Continue Reading »

Spaces Etc. Exhibition by Ron Gilad

(7 years ago)
The Spaces Etc. /. An exercise in utility exhibition by Ron Gilad is one that really grabbed my attention. The simple enameled brass and silver sculptures of items like chairs and cubes and shelves created using lines ask questions about the shapes that define our surroundings. With about 80 pieces in total, this massive body [...]

Vecchie Wine

(7 years ago)
Gentile, Vecchie vigne reserveA clear minimal layout to celebrate a great wine and the typical taste of Abruzzo.

Teal and Gold Handcrafted Heirloom Furniture

(7 years ago)
Canadian Tyler McKenzie is not only a designer, but a craftsman as well and you know how I love designer/makers! I am totally digging his Etsy shop, Teal and Gold. There is some seriously awesome woodworking magic going on here. I’m a fan of just about any kind of floating furniture. How adorable is this [...]

Crit* Miel² Honey

(7 years ago)
Miel² is a conceptual range of organic honeys infused with acacia, rosemary and chestnut.

Modern Emergency Kit Gets Makeover

(7 years ago)
The fashion forward Ms. & Mrs. Rebrand to Pinch Provisions. New Name, Identity and Packaging System by Beardwood&Co. Emphasizes Essentials

Asakusa Culture and Tourism Centre by Kengo Kuma and Associates (JP)

(7 years ago)
Tokyo-based Kengo Kuma and Associates architectural practice have recently completed this multilayered culture and tourism centre located in Asakusa district, Taitō, Tokyo. Realised as a mixed-use venue intended to ‘accommodate plural programs such as tourist information centre, conference room, multi-purpose hall and an exhibition space,’ the building is composed of eight separate layers which not only divide the structure [...]

Nest Happy Homes & Nest Smart Thermostat Giveaway!

(7 years ago)
The following post is brought to you by Nest. Our partners are hand-picked by the Design Milk team because they represent the best in design. For the past two weeks, I’ve been pinning pictures of happy houses, smiley-faced chairs, and other delightful images on Nest’s Happy Homes Pinterest board in celebration of their adorable new [...]

La Seora Hammock

(7 years ago)
There is no better way to spend National Hammock Day (today!) than relaxing in one. It’s Sunday, and I wish I had this La Seóra Hammock to lie back on. Inspired by the multi-cultural city of Miami, the hybrid design is meant to incorporate the typical American recliner with a Caribbean hammock. Made of plywood [...]

Alexander McQueen Rainbow Dress Recreated Using 50,000 Gummi Bears Looks Good Enough to Eat

(7 years ago)
TWELV Magazine, one of the coolest mags out there, pulled a crazy (and mouth-watering) stunt for their debut issue: they recreated Alexander McQueen’s infamous rainbow feather dress out of 50,000 gummi bears. Yes, the tiny chewy candy bears that you can’t stop eating. Hissa Igarashi and Sayuri Marakumi created the dress using steel wire twisted [...]

Solid Gray Backpack by Lijmbach, Leeuw & Vormgeving

(7 years ago)
Dutch design studio Lijmbach, Leeuw & Vormgeving, a product design agency founded by Herman Lijmbach and Jasper de Leeuw, designed a foldable backpack inspired by an armadillo. The prototype was released a while back and finally, but now the backpack is available for purchase. If ever there was a product that could make you feel [...]

Space Saving Apartment by Oleg Trofimov

(7 years ago)
Russian interior designer Oleg Trofimov managed to create this smartly laid out and efficient apartment in a rather compact space. With foldaway and hidden furniture and sliding walls, the space appears much larger than it really is. The space is divided into the public living area and a more private bedroom/bathroom area. White walls with [...]

Wishbone Woodworking

(7 years ago)
You just can’t beat well-made, handcrafted wood furniture and the Brooklyn-based Wishbone Woodworking does just that. They build custom and ready-made furniture using tried and true techniques but with their own contemporary spin. It’s the kind of furniture that will always look good and you know will last forever. I love knowing that each piece [...]

CMYLK: Interiors by Jamie Bush

(7 years ago)
LA-based  interior designer Jamie Bush is a master at blending color and styles. His rooms layer rich tones on a neutral base, weaving contemporary and vintage pieces in memorable silhouettes. In this week’s CMYLK, we created Colourlovers palettes from three rooms in a mid-century Brentwood compound owned by a former studio head. The space is playful, as befits [...]
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