Design archive for 2013-09-13

This week on Dezeen

(4 years ago)
We published a series of plant-covered buildings this week, including a living facade on a five-storey Parisian block. Keep reading for more highlights and this week's Dezeen Music Project featured track. (more...)

SkyCall quadcopter by MIT Senseable City Lab

(4 years ago)
Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have built a flying robot that can guide people around complex urban environments or aid search-and-rescue missions, in an attempt to show that drones can perform useful tasks as well as sinister ones (+ movie). (more...)

Maggie's Centre by Snøhetta

(4 years ago)
The latest Maggie's Centre for cancer care has been completed by Norwegian architects Snøhetta at the Foresterhill site of the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in Scotland. (more...)

Maggie's Centre by Snøhetta

(4 years ago)
The latest Maggie's Centre for cancer care has been completed by Norwegian architects Snøhetta at the Foresterhill site of the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in Scotland. (more...)

Once More Across the Floor

(4 years ago)
Clärchen’s Ballhaus in Berlin is something of a miracle; like one of those apocryphal old ladies who go through 40 unfiltered cigarettes and half a pint of whisky every day and can still run for… Continue Reading »The post Once More Across the Floor appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Manet Armchair

(4 years ago)
La designer polonaise Marta Szymkowiak a bien compris notre instinct enfantin en concevant le pouf « Manet ». Ses longs poils souples fabriqués à partir de mousse en polyuréthane forment l’assise de ce pouf, dans lequel on peut se laisser aller à sauter. Ils permettent de se répartir sous le poids du…

Montreal Subway

(4 years ago)
Shootée par le jeune photographe toulousain Alexandre Chamelat, clin d’oeil pour cette jolie série de clichés qui vous feront découvrir les galeries souterraines du métro de Montréal.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieCredits photos & copyright Alexandre Chamelat…

Hosting Hounds by Tomski Design

(4 years ago)
A collection of furniture that incorporates subtle dog-inspired details.

An Authentic Trek: Azul Oaxaca Hotel

(4 years ago)
August 12th, 2013 – Luxury is no longer enough for the modern traveler. Instead, the sophisticated globe trotters of today are in search of true authenticity. Mexico, is a historically enriched region that is flourishing with a new generation of boutique hotels that provide a genuine, culturally relevant experience needed to ignite the ultimate travelers […]

Job of the week: Part III architect at John Pawson

(4 years ago)
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is a position for a Part III architect at John Pawson, whose design for the new Design Museum in London is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

The Saracen Trullo in Ostuni

(4 years ago)
Construite dans la région d’Ostuni, un ville italienne de la province de Brindisi dans les Pouilles, focus sur la très agréable « Saracen Trullo », une ancienne bâtisse entièrement rénovée, agrandie et modernisée par l’architecte italien Luca Zanaroli pour désormais offrir un cadre au charme unique.Plus de détails en images dans …

96 Boxing Club

(4 years ago)
Petite immersion dans le mode de la Boxe Thaïe avec « 96 Boxing Club », une très belle vidéo réalisée à Bangkok par Jérôme de Gerlache.La vidéo itnégrale en HDDescription originaleThe story of two young Muay Thai boxers today in Bangkok. They tell us about their path, their fears, …

Apple has reached "saturation" says former designer

(4 years ago)
Hartmut EsslingerNews: technology giant Apple has lost its vision and has reached creative saturation according to Hartmut Esslinger, the industrial designer hired by Steve Jobs to help transform the brand in the 1980s. (more...)

Ostrich Pillow

(4 years ago)
Déjà vu sur TrendsNow il y près de deux ans, petit retour sur l’excellent « Ostrich Pillow », à l’occasion de la sortie de la version « enfant » de l’engin. Inspiré des habitudes des autruches, il s’agit d’une sorte de micro environnement douillet et confortable qui vous permettra de vous isoler du reste…

STEN Tables by Nils Finne

(4 years ago)
Nils Finne creates a set of tables inspired by an encounter with nature.

Visual Noise

(4 years ago)
Albert Oehlen I5, 2009 (detail) paper on canvas 190 x 220 cm Courtesy: Albert Oehlen & Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin Photo: Stefan Rohner German artist Albert Oehlen doesn’t have a very high opinion of the… Continue Reading »The post Visual Noise appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Friday Five with Daniel Arsham

(4 years ago)
We see where architectural artist Daniel Arsham of Snarkitecture finds inspiration from movies to clothing to Instagram-based performance art.

Premium Swedish bicycle brand BIKEID launches in the U.S. with an exclusive design for MoMA

(4 years ago)
September 13, 2013 – Swedish bicycle brand BIKEID’s new Svart bike, designed exclusively for the Museum of Modern Art’s Design Store in New York City, made its public debut this week. Robert Nightingale, Creative Director for BIKEID, spoke to KNSTRCT about how the union between MOMA and BIKEID came to fruition; “I was actually in […]

Pop-ups at designjunction during the London Design Festival

(4 years ago)
Dezeen promotion: this year's designjunction exhibition opens next week from 18 to 22 September as part of the London Design Festival and will feature pop-ups including Dezeen Watch Store. (more...)

Oh Honey BBQ Sauce

(4 years ago)
"OH Honey! BBQ Sauce is a Hand Crafted Artisanal barbeque sauce created in Denver, Colorado. Its inspiration comes from the stories and legend of my...Click to read more... »          

Plymouth Artisan Cheese

(4 years ago)
Plymouth Cheese's story and design inspiration is filled with history - from the building they are located in to the recipe that started it all....Click to read more... »          

The Jewel in the Crown

(4 years ago)
If ever there was a place for a wicked stepmother to lock a fair maiden away in, or to find Rumpelstiltskin spinning straw into gold, it would be in the three floating towers of Château… Continue Reading »The post The Jewel in the Crown appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Concept: Just Energy Bar

(4 years ago)
Jelena Grahovac created a concept project for North American local product called Just. "It is energy bar made of limited ingredients flax and honey...Click to read more... »          

Astis

(4 years ago)
Astis takes the idea of minimal yet impactful design which is a direct reflection of their target consumer. They want a can that stands out from the...Click to read more... »          

Jimenez Lai wins Lisbon Triennale Début Award

(4 years ago)
News: Jimenez Lai of Chicago architecture studio Bureau Spectacular has won the inaugural Lisbon Triennale Début Award, presented to an architect under 35 in recognition of an outstanding career so far. (more...)

Boyer's Coffee

(4 years ago)
Boyer's Coffee packaging needed a refreshing look and they went to TDA_Boulder for just that! This re-design incorporates the heritage, quality and...Click to read more... »          

Chipperfield to design photography museum for Marrakech

(4 years ago)
News: the world's largest free-standing museum dedicated to photography is set to be built in Morocco by British firm David Chipperfield Architects. (more...)

The Companion Ale

(4 years ago)
Last year Sputnik 's team decided it was time to do a little work for themselves. "We know it's not common for a shop like us to toot our own horns,...Click to read more... »          

Politics Gone Mad

(4 years ago)
Jugs of Steel (A Cold Day In Hell), 2013, colored pencil and pastel on paper, 70 in. diameter Coming in with a late but very strong entry for the WTF? Moment of the Week is… Continue Reading »The post Politics Gone Mad appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Melting Point

(4 years ago)
Sadly, three of our five favourite psychoactive drugs are internationally prohibited, but the two that are left do a mighty fine job of making up for it. Not only is Barcelona a top place for… Continue Reading »The post Melting Point appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Endless Stair by dRMM

(4 years ago)
Architecture firm dRMM has combined fifteen staircases to create an Escher-style installation outside Tate Modern, ahead of the London Design Festival beginning tomorrow (+ slideshow). (more...)

Even a Toilet Can Be Cute

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iNipple!

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Ace Hotel Shoreditch by Universal Design Studio

(4 years ago)
Turntables and Tokyobikes will be available to hire at the latest in the chain of Ace Hotels, designed by London practice Universal Design Studio and opening later this month in the city's Shoreditch area. (more...)

Bocci 28.280 at the V&A

(4 years ago)
Canadian lighting brand Bocci has installed a giant chandelier of colourful spheres in the main hall of the V&A museum for the London Design Festival, which kicks off on Saturday (+ slideshow). (more...)

‘C.O.P. (Creative Office Project)’ storage system by MA/U Studio (DK)

(4 years ago)
MA/U Studio’s clever ‘Creative Office Project’ storage system, with its novel built-in-wall rail mounting system, now comes with adjustable magnetic shelf supports.     “The C.O.P. system offers an unmatched flexible storage solution with its built-in-wall rail mounting system.” says MA/U Studio. “In larger office buildings, the intelligence of the system makes decoration playful while […]

‘Megaphone’ interactive urban installation by Moment Factory (CA)

(4 years ago)
Visitors to downtown Montreal explore the festive side of public speaking with ‘Megaphone’, an interactive art installation by Moment Factory. As participants speak into Megaphone, their voices are transformed, in real time, into images projected onto the façade of a University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM) building, leaving their visual “footprint” on the urban landscape. […]
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