Design archive for 2013-08-08

Cloudscapes at MOT by Tetsuo Kondo Architects and Transsolar

(4 years ago)
Japanese studio Tetsuo Kondo Architects teamed up with environmental engineering firm Transsolar to encase a cloud inside this transparent two-storey cube (+ slideshow). (more...)

Wally 55 Powerboat

(4 years ago)

Reboot Buggy by Joey Ruiter

(4 years ago)
Reduced to its simplest expression, a car is a thing that takes us from one place to another, "Anything extra is purely for our personal comfort and enjoyment." says Joey Ruiter.

Interactive, Segmented Tables by Michael Jantzen

(4 years ago)
A series of low tables that explore the lines between furniture and sculpture.

Prouvé Collection Update by Vitra

(4 years ago)
Product news: Swiss furniture brand Vitra has put its latest range of updates and reissues from the archive of French designer Jean Prouvé into production (+ slideshow). (more...)

The Single Cord Lounge

(4 years ago)
Un style léger et d’une grande finesse pour ce superbe « Single Cord Lounge », un agréable fauteuil imaginé par le jeune designer Josh Shiau actuellement étudiant à la Rhode Island School of Design.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDescription originaleThe Single Cord LoungeA lounge chair made …

Help Me, OB-1 Multitool, You’re My Only Hope

(4 years ago)
14 handy functions can be performed with this tool that also works as a keychain.

The Ski House H2o

(4 years ago)
Magnifique création du studio Hughes Umbanhowar Architects, focus sur la très belle « Ski House H2o », une splendide villa, construite dans la région de Hobe Sound en Floride, entièrement conçue pour une famille passionnée de ski nautique et axée autour de son loisir favoris grâce à la modification d’un lac artificiel…

Memories

(4 years ago)
Sobrement intitulée « Memories », découverte de cette très belle série de clichés shootés par Nick Frank dans des foires pendant les horaires de fermeture.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDescription originaleMemories – Some day at the carnival… In the air: a delicate scent of cotton candy. In mind: …

Science Studio and Formaldehyde Building for Damien Hirst by Designscape Architects

(4 years ago)
UK studio Designscape Architects has completed two buildings for artist Damien Hirst. One is an art production studio that appears to change colour from blue to green and the other is a glazed brick building designed for using toxic chemicals (+ slideshow). (more...)

Haluz bench

(4 years ago)
Composé de deux montants en bois – ou 4 pour la version longue, clin d’oeil pour le « Haluz Bench », un petit banc en bois à l’assise inspirée d’un fagot de branches imaginé par le designer tchèque Tomas Vacek. Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDescription originaleHALUZ …

Sathorn Unique Ghost Tower

(4 years ago)
Petite séance d’Urbex avec cette incroyable série de clichés de la « Sathorn Unique », une tour de 49 étages construite dans les années 90 à Bangkok mais jamais terminée et désormais laissée à l’abandon. Baptisée « Ghost Tower » par les habitants, et réputée comme hantée, découvrez toutes les images shootées par Dr Hank…

No use crying over spilled milk: The Melt Mug

(4 years ago)
August 8th, 2013 – Breakfast is a special part of the day for Slovakia-based industrial designer Lenka Czereova. For her, if she does not have a solid breakfast with her daily glass of milk, the whole day looses its sense. Actually, it was Czereova’s morning glass of milk that inspired her to form the Melt […]

Pinch by Sawdust Bureau

(4 years ago)
A coffee table/ bench seat that was cleverly inspired by a classic burlesque performer.

"Don't be afraid to learn by copying others"

(4 years ago)
Opinion: Slovakian designer Tomáš Libertíny, who wrote to Dezeen last month accusing a major advertising agency of exploiting his work, reflects on the nature of copying in design and argues that imitating the work of others should be an integral part of any designer's education.  (more...)

Horizontal Frames by 10¹² TERRA

(4 years ago)
A box-like display that acts as a living picture frame, ever-changing and growing display.

The Weight of the World

(4 years ago)
Know Hope, The Very Real [detail] Know Hope’s ubiquitous character seems to like throwing shapes, but the Israeli’s creation isn’t usually dancing with joy – more like being contorted by the sorrows of the human… Continue Reading »The post The Weight of the World appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Dezeen Mail #164

(4 years ago)
A rural beach house in Chile (pictured) and Shigeru Ban's cardboard cathedral feature in Dezeen Mail issue 164, plus all the latest news, jobs, competitions and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 164 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Process: A Case Study on SOG Knives Part II

(4 years ago)
As part of The Dieline’s new process series, United Design gave us an exclusive look into the process of creating a total re-brand for SOG...Click to read more... »          

Microsoft to sell MakerBot 3D printers in American stores

(4 years ago)
News: computer and electronics retailer Microsoft has become the first US retailer to sell MakerBot's desktop 3D printers on the shop floor for customers to take home on the same day.Microsoft has partnered with 3D printing manufacturer MakerBot to offer customers the chance to buy their own MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer from 18 retail stores across the USA. This move makes Microsoft the first retailer to sell MakerBot's desktop printers outside of the company's own New York store. Microsoft store customers will also be able to buy the PLA bioplastic material used by the printer and in-store 3D printing demonstrations will be available.MakerBot has been testing 3D printing demonstrations at Microsoft stores in Seattle, San Francisco and Palo Alto, offering consumers a firsthand experience of 3D printing."We've seen tremendous interest and enthusiasm at the three initial 'MakerBot Experience' stores," said MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis. "Rolling the program out to 15 additional Microsoft Stores supercharges our mission to bring 3D printing to more people."At the 3D Printshow in London last year, MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis told Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs that "cheap 3D printers mean manufacturing can again take place at home as it did before the industrial revolution."A number of retailers have been moving into the consumer market for 3D printing. Staples were the first US retailer to sell 3D printers in store and earlier this month The UPS Store launched[..]

Before & After: USPS Priority Mail

(4 years ago)
The United States Postal Service, better known these days as USPS, has been suffering financially since the new wave of "electronic mail" came about....Click to read more... »          

Journey to the Stars

(4 years ago)
There’s a pretty cosmopolitan backstory to Astro Coffee: Daisuke Hughes from Ann Arbor, Michigan, met Jessica Hicks, from Glen Innes, Australia, while working together in London for Monmouth Coffee Company (Monmouth is in Wales, but… Continue Reading »The post Journey to the Stars appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.
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