Design archive for 2013-09-06

Elon Musk demos virtual reality software for designing 3D-printed rocket parts

(4 years ago)
News: billionaire technology tycoon Elon Musk has unveiled his vision for the future of design, with modelling software that's controlled by hand gestures in the air. (more...)

Butler Blue Mobile Ford Transit Connect

(4 years ago)
This post is sponsored by the Ford Transit Connect. When they first approached us to profile some fun, inspiring Ford Transit Connects, we weren’t sure what we would find. Well our first stop lead us to Butler University in Indianapolis, IN to visit Butler Blue III who rides around in the Blue Mobile 2010 Ford Transit Connect! It’s not everyday that we find ourselves popping out to Indianapolis, to spend some time with some very social media saavy bulldogs. Butler Blue III and his predecessor, Butler Blue II (who we also had the pleasure of meeting) have with quite the following… of course it doesn’t hurt that their “dad”, Michael Kaltenmark, is Director of Web Marketing and Communications at Butler University, and a natural at sharing the adventures of these amazing bulldogs both in real life and digitally. With huge support from the community, these dogs are also living quite the life thanks to some amazing sponsors, including their local Ford dealer, who offered them a Ford Transit Connect to get around in. Of course, in addition to bulldog roadtrips, the Blue Mobile has become the perfect billboard, both around town and on the road at away games. In fact even doing errands, people will wave at the Blue Mobile, and sometimes even peek in to see if the dogs are on board. The bulldogs have their own hammocked back seat, tons of space, a flashing blue light to pop on top of the car, and quite the car wraps and stickers! We join Michael[..]

Apartment Apinagés by Zoom Urbanismo

(4 years ago)
Perforated yellow cupboards and drawers resemble slices of Swiss cheese inside this apartment in São Paulo by Brazilian architects Zoom Urbanismo (+ slideshow). (more...)

A’ Design Award Winner Favorites 2013

(4 years ago)
From interior design to lighting to furniture: we round up some of our favorites from this year's A' Design Award and Competition.

Constant Motion Loft by Alex Bykov

(4 years ago)
A small loft in Kiev, Ukraine gets a major renovation with a cool plywood wall with built-in bookshelf.

Coke-crate entrepreneur abandons award-winning design concept

(4 years ago)
News: the creator of an anti-diarrhoea pack for the developing world that was named product design of the year for the way it fits inside Coca-Cola crates has admitted that "hardly any" kits have been shipped this way, and has dropped the strategy in favour of more conventional packaging and distribution. (more...)

"We made a lot of mistakes with this building" says Walkie Scorchie architect Viñoly

(4 years ago)
News: architect Rafael Viñoly has admitted he knew the facade of his curvy Walkie Talkie skyscraper in London would focus an intense beam of sunlight onto a neighbouring street, but says that he "didn't realise it was going to be so hot". (more...)

The Clearview Residence

(4 years ago)
Construite à Clearview en Ontario au Canada, coup de projecteur sur la superbe « Clearview House », une jolie villa contemporaine imaginée par le studio Altius Architecture.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDescription originaleDesigned for a local artist to enjoy, this residence is located just south of Collingwood, …

Job of the week: lead designer (interiors) at Paul Smith

(4 years ago)
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is a position for a lead designer (interiors) to join Paul Smith, whose newly extended Albemarle Street store is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

Crash Series

(4 years ago)
Une idée simple pour un rendu visuel original et intéressant avec « Crash », une excellente série de clichés de matériaux froissés réalisée par Studio314.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieCredits & copyright Studio314…

Rainbow Pencils

(4 years ago)
Futiles mais tellement poétiques, ces crayons de papier arc-en-ciel illumineront peut-être nos dures journées d’études. Imaginés par le designer britannique Duncan Shotton installé au Japon, ces simples accessoires de bureau en papier recyclé ont juste pour mission de faire entrer un peu de soleil dans notre quotidien parfois nuageux. Sympa…

Rio Time Lapse

(4 years ago)
Réalisée par Scientifantastic et montée sur une bande son de Jan Baumann, un très gros coup de coeur pour cette magnifique vidéo en time-lapse de Rio de Janeiro.La vidéo intégrale en HDDescription originaleI was lucky enough to be sent to Rio on assignment to shoot some 4K and …

Point Resolution Bridge by Warren & Mahoney

(4 years ago)
Curving steel columns morph into angular arches around the etched concrete body of this bridge by New Zealand architects Warren and Mahoney over a road, railway and waterway in Auckland (+ slideshow). (more...)

King and Country

(4 years ago)
Black Diamond (Blue) (2013) acrylic and ink on canvas 100 x 100 cm Using three simple symbols, Aboriginal artist Reko Rennie gives us his take on the sovereignty of Australia in his series of Black… Continue Reading »The post King and Country appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Turbo Flyer

(4 years ago)
Designed by Tait Design Co. | Country: United States “I’ve always loved vintage toys and wanted to take the classic hobby shop airplane that everyone had as a kid and elevate the design to new heights. I have been working on the product & packaging design for the last 4-5 months and am now in [...]

Two Step Apple Cider

(4 years ago)
Designed by Freeform Advertising + Design | Country: Australia | Illustration: Rudi de Wet “We needed to create packaging that allowed Mountain Goat to stand out as the quality contender, whilst avoiding the conventions of many other labels (colour choices, obvious apple imagery etc). Yet it still needed to be clear it was a cider. [...]

We’re All FUCT

(4 years ago)
In the mid 1980s the Western world was riding high, money was growing on trees, and the economic boom was deafening. Corporations were king, and brands like Ford were icons of the capitalist success story.… Continue Reading »The post We’re All FUCT appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

RedLeg

(4 years ago)
Brand design agency ButterlyCannon have created the brand identity and package design RedLeg, an authentic Caribbean spiced rum infused with Jamaican...Click to read more... »          

Student: Topo Clock

(4 years ago)
Handcrafted and beautifully designed, the Topoclock translates a two dimensional topographic map and brings it to life with an intricate 3...Click to read more... »          

Vitra acquires Artek

(4 years ago)
News: Swiss design brand Vitra has acquired Artek, the Finnish furniture company co-founded by Modernist architect Alvar Aalto in 1935. (more...)

Fatted Calf

(4 years ago)
Fatted Calf is a local charcuterie in Hayes Valley, San Francisco, that offers fresh and organic produce. A raw and personal approach was developed...Click to read more... »          

Culture Cards Transformers

(4 years ago)
Editorial Plague recently launched their deck of playing cards Culture Cards Transformers (Ho Chi Minh Edition) on Kickstarter. The designer playing...Click to read more... »          

IndHED Premium Craft Beer

(4 years ago)
With the first look at Industria's design for IndHED Premium Craft Beer, I could not help but drool in amazement. The lovely hand-illustrated...Click to read more... »          

Streets Ahead

(4 years ago)
Abacus Bus Shelter, 1959 Most people who associate the name David Mellor (no relation to he of Chelsea kit indiscretion) with design will be familiar with his famous cutlery business, but not many will realise… Continue Reading »The post Streets Ahead appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.
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