Design archive for 2013-08-17

Dezeen archive: patisseries

(4 years ago)
Dezeen archive: following a succession of stories about bakeries and patisseries over the past few days, here's a round-up of shops selling bread, cakes and other sweet treats. See all patisseries on Dezeen »See all our archive stories »

Torquay House by Wolveridge Architects

(4 years ago)
This timber and concrete beach house in Victoria by Australian firm Wolveridge Architects conceals all its windows behind louvred shutters and has courtyards tucked into its sides (+ slideshow). (more...)

Stack Buffet by Hector Esrawe

(4 years ago)
Product news: this wooden sideboard by Mexican designer Hector Esrawe is intended to reference the way raw materials are stored in piles. (more...)

SPY Optic Happy Lens

(4 years ago)
SPY Optic and the Happy Lens! Thanks to the magical box of goodies that arrived from SPY today, get close up with Happy Lenses in the Helm in matte blue (designed with drift/rally driver, Ken Block), the Crosstown Haight in dessert tort, and the new Fold in matte black (created for professional surfer, John John Florence)! While i’ve been super curious to try out the magic of the Happy Lens, first things first, the packaging and awesome design details worked into their products are delightful! If you’re ever unsure of whether your lens is happy… just look for the teeny tiny happy face in the top corner of your lens. Want to run out without a wallet, no worries, because the carrying case for the Fold glasses once folded up, also has a slot in the back ready for credit cards/id. The Crosstown case is quite a unique button sleeve that protects only the lens section of the glasses. Even the bright blue Happy Lens sleeves have a smiley face on the drawstring. And as for why the Happy Lens is so happy, “The SPY Happy Lens lets in the good rays that promote balance in the body, increase alertness, and have an uplifting effect on mood, while simultaneously blocking the bad rays. As an added bonus, it’s also a polarized and color contrast-enhacing lens, giving you the best visual experience possible.” Intriguing, right? I’m excited to try them out properly, but first, take a peek at all the awesome tiny design details on the next page, as[..]

Aesop Midtown Installation by Hiroko Shiratori

(4 years ago)
Wooden chairs were piled on top of one another to create the shelves of this pop-up shop for skincare brand Aesop in a Tokyo shopping centre. (more...)

Upcycle Fetish

(4 years ago)
Un très gros coup de coeur pour ces excellentes créations aux faux airs de trophées de chasse réalisés par le créatif autrichien Andreas Scheiger. Entièrement fabriqués à partir de vieilles pièces de vélo, elles peuvent simplement décorer un pièce ou servir de porte-manteaux, voire de porte vélo selon les modèles.…

White

(4 years ago)
Sobrement intitulée « White », découverte de cette magnifique série de clichés dédiée au blanc dans l’architecture shootée par le photographe Nick Frank.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieCredits & copyright Nick Frank…


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