Design archive for 2013-08-15

Jardim Edite Social Housing Complex by MMBB and H+F Arquitetos

(5 years ago)
Brazilian studios MMBB and H+F Arquitetos reference tower blocks from the 1960s with this social housing complex flanking the Octávio Frias de Oliveira Bridge in São Paulo (+ slideshow). (more...)

Dezeen and MINI World Tour: pit stop

(5 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI World Tour: with four cities down and four to go, we're halfway through our Dezeen and MINI World Tour. Before our next stop at London Design Festival in September, here are some movie highlights from our trips to Cape Town, Milan, New York and Berlin.  (more...)

A Siberian Road Trip, Part One

(5 years ago)
1977: Never Mind The Bollocks, Here’s The Sex Pistols is released, the Apple II series home computer launches, Marc Bolan dies in a tragic accident, Red Rum romps to his third Grand National, Elvis stages… Continue Reading »The post A Siberian Road Trip, Part One appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Elbow Grease by Prianka Sisodiya

(5 years ago)
An angular flat-pack whisk, a tilting mixing bowl and a pastry binding ring make up this range of baking tools by graduate designer Prianka Sisodiya. (more...)

Citroën Goes Holographic

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How to Make the Most of Your Dining Room

(5 years ago)
If you have a separate dining room in your home, it can often be neglected unless there’s a special occasion, as most busy families just tend to sit at the breakfast bar or smaller kitchen table to eat their meals. If you’re guilty of only using your dining room at Christmas and other holidays, it’s [...]

Dezeen Mail #165

(5 years ago)
This week's Dezeen Mail newsletter includes a Vietnamese house with patterned screen walls (pictured) and a fake mountain villa atop a Chinese tower, plus the latest news, jobs, competitions and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 165 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

2 or (3...) Questions for Ying Gao

(5 years ago)
MOCO LOCO is 10 years on the web this year, to mark the occasion this week we're talking to designers from where we began, our home town of Montreal. Fashion designer, artist and university professor Ying Gao questions our assumptions about clothing by combining urban design, architecture and multimedia in her works. She explores the construction of the garment, taking her inspiration from the transformations of the social and urban environment. We asked her about her latest project, "science is fiction".

RedLeg

(5 years ago)
Designed by ButterlyCannon | Country: United Kingdom “Premium brand design agency ButterflyCannon have created the brand identity and pack design for RedLeg, an authentic Caribbean spiced rum infused with Jamaican vanilla, ginger and spices. RedLeg’s design captures the brand’s laid back Caribbean spirit; casual, chilled and totally Irie. An attitude shared by the brand’s friendly [...]

Mama Skin

(5 years ago)
Designed by GBH | Country: United Kingdom “Our friends at Mama Shelter have already revolutionised the concept of the luxury hotel with their unique mix of style, eclecticism and affordability. Now they’ve worked their magic on the bath-time experience with Mama Skin, the first in a range of fabulous in-room bathroom products named and designed [...]

Marcelo Rios House: A monolithic sanctuary built for a tennis champion

(5 years ago)
August 15th, 2013 – Architect Gonzalo Mardones Viviani, founder of Gonzalo Mardones Arquitecto, served up a monolithic and contemporary home for retired international tennis champion Marcelo Rios on the foothills of Santiago, Chile. The sculptural, and visual expression of the structure was achieved by using simple line forms that allow the architecture to adapt to the sloping […]

Test flights approved for world's first practical jetpack

(5 years ago)
News: New Zealand firm Martin Aircraft Company has been given permission by the country's Civil Aviation Authority to conduct manned test flights on what it claims is the world's first practical jetpack. (more...)

Ghetto Fabulous

(5 years ago)
Just when you thought vintage had run its course, a stroll to the end of Quai de Jemmapes in the 10th arrondissement of Paris proves you well and truly wrong. Turn through a backyard and… Continue Reading »The post Ghetto Fabulous appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

The Whole Package: Key to Effective Packaging Design, Part I

(5 years ago)
How hard does your packaging have to work? When your customer is walking down the aisle, you only have two seconds to wow ’em. Not only are you...Click to read more... »          

Astrobrights Packaging: An Exploration by BLOW

(5 years ago)
Hong Kong's design studio, BLOW, has redefined packaging with astrobrights paper. The exploration was brought about with the possibility of using...Click to read more... »          

Comon Sava

(5 years ago)
COMON SAVA, a wine pack designed by STUDIOIN is created with a playful attitude in mind. "The name COMON SAVA is a play on French and Russian words -...Click to read more... »          

Student Spolight: Native Focus Maps

(5 years ago)
In this project the idea was to showcase maps in an exciting and minimal way. Beth Sicheneder, University of Wisconsin - Stout successfully done so...Click to read more... »          

On Song

(5 years ago)
It’s not easy when you’re embroiled in a ten-year love affair with Vietnamese food but you live in New York. Chef Rob Newton scoured the city for somewhere to satisfy his cravings that were born… Continue Reading »The post On Song appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

White Cave House by Takuro Yamamoto Architects

(5 years ago)
This house in Kanazawa by Japanese architect Takuro Yamamoto is punctuated by a series of interconnecting voids, including a terrace with a shallow reflecting pool (+ slideshow). (more...)

Mama Shelter

(5 years ago)
I love a minimal design and this project by GBH "Mama Shelter" does not disappoint! Viewing the rooms you really get a sense of the style and how...Click to read more... »          

Valdeuvas

(5 years ago)
I am a big fan of using textures from nature in graphic design. Without having to be too litteral, like putting an image of a wine barrel, for...Click to read more... »          

The Tea Spot

(5 years ago)
The Tea Spot is a tea company that makes loose left tea for everyday use for those who want to live an inspired and healthy life. Based in Boulder,...Click to read more... »          

Spice Route Deli

(5 years ago)
At first sight of this Spice Route Deli jar collection I noticed all of the unique elements. The typography is bold and colorful, and the sub-title...Click to read more... »          

Every Object Tells a Story

(5 years ago)
RCA graduate Hilda Hellström is a living embodiment of the blurred line that exists between design and art, her work is deeply meaningful, complex, beautiful. There’s a weight and gravitas to her pieces that evoke… Continue Reading »The post Every Object Tells a Story appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Brogue Light by Daniel Schofield for Deadgood

(5 years ago)
Product news: this leather lampshade by British designer Daniel Schofield features a laser-cut pattern and stitching inspired by traditional British shoe-making techniques. (more...)

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations by Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture (SE)

(5 years ago)
The city of Gothenburg asked Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture (KKA) to design three charging stations for the increasing number of electric vehicles – cars, bikes, mopeds and trucks – travelling the streets of their city, Sweden’s second largest.     “The loading stations should not only provide a practical function, they should also stand as symbols […]

Glazed Software Factory by HENN (DE)

(5 years ago)
Germany’s HENN has won an architectural competition for an IT company’s new office building in Karlsruhe, Germany, the central theme of which is a ‘Glazed Software Factory’. “This is not only expressed in the external appearance of the new building but is also continued in the building structure and internal layout.” says HENN.     […]

Wrong for HAY collaboration: HAY and Sebastian Wrong (DK)

(5 years ago)
  This year’s London Design Festival in September will see the debut of a new creative collaboration between London-based designer Sebastian Wrong and Danish design manufacturer HAY.   Called ‘Wrong for HAY’, the collection comprises lighting, furniture, ceramics, glassware and textiles, and, under the creative direction of Wrong (former design director at British design brand […]

Sustainable Milk Flask

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Lokaldesign – Inga Bertermann

(5 years ago)
Inga Bertermann hat ein sicheres Händchen für frische Designs, die sie mit klassischem Handwerk zu wunderbaren Produkten kombiniert. Als diplomierte Textildesignerin liegt ihr Fokus ganz klar auf der Arbeit mit Stoffen und Geweben, aber auch Furnierholz dient ihr als Grundlage für ihre Siebdrucke. Hamburger Hafenmotive gehören genau so zu ihren Repertoire, wie Blumen, Blätter, Schriften […]
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