Design archive for 2013-02-13

3D printed houses are "not that far off"

(5 years ago)
Interview: earlier today, London studio Softkill Design unveiled plans for a 3D printed house. We spoke to Softkill's Gilles Retsin about the viability of printed architecture and how he intends to print a plastic dwelling in just three weeks. "When we started this research, it was a kind of science fiction," he says. "It's not actually that far off any more." (more...)

Designer Dailies Student Edition: Blair Prietz from RIT

(5 years ago)
Peek into an average day in the life of RIT industrial design student Blair Prietz, who is just finishing up his studies this year.

The New Vipp Dining Table

(5 years ago)
A household name in kitchen and bath accessories enters a new world with a beautiful table made of recycled teak planks and aluminum.

Before and After: Conserveira de Lisboa

(5 years ago)
we are boq had been working for the past 3 years in a new packaging system for Conserveira de Lisboa,  a traditional shop in Lisbon specialized in tinned fish since 1930. Since all products are hand-wrapped in the store, the work consisted in designing the wrappers and identity system for their three brands of tinned fish: Tricana, Minor and Prata do Mar. "The challenge with this project was that the store has a long tradition in terms of packaging and the last time they tried a radical change their clients didn't like it. They told us that they needed new wrappers without changing anything."

David Adjaye announced as headline speaker at Design Indaba Conference

(5 years ago)
Dezeen promotion: architect David Adjaye has been confirmed as one of the speakers at the Design Indaba Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, later this month. (more...)

Bellerose, Brussels

(5 years ago)
Belgian fashion label Bellerose produces proudly utilitarian clothing, but the one thing they hate is uniformity, and that’s something that’s clear from the moment one enters their newly refurbished Brussels store. Owner Patrick van Heurck… Continue Reading »The post Bellerose, Brussels appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Day Trader: Financial Board Game

(5 years ago)
Daytrader is a really funny and educational game created by Samir Lyons. It's a financial board game that brings you the thrills and chills of investing in the stock market but without real risk. It's simple, educational and fun. Read more after the jump and watch their kick starter video!  

Julia deVille’s life after death

(5 years ago)
It’s safe to say that Julia deVille has more than a passing interest in death. However, when her interest came together with training in jewellery and taxidermy, she found her art. Her studio, a converted… Continue Reading »The post Julia deVille’s life after death appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

‘Levels’ lamp by Form Us With Love for One Nordic (FI)

(5 years ago)
The stacked metal ‘Levels’, a lamp by Swedish studio Form Us With Love, collapses to less than a third of its size fulfilling design brand One Nordic’s motto of “shipping as little air as possible”.     Levels, which won the Form +1 Award for the best design at the 2013 Stockholm Furniture Fair, is [...]

Burts Chips

(5 years ago)
We already love Burts Chips' packaging before the redesign, now we adore it even more! We love the bright colors and the concept of emphasizing the hand cooked quality of Burts Chips using 'a figure dressed in a checked shirt and Burts Chips apron, with its hands placed proudly on its hips on the front of the pack.' More about the new launch after the jump! 
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