Design archive for 2013-10-20

Louisiana State Museum and Sports Hall of Fame by Trahan Architects

(5 years ago)
New Orleans firm Trahan Architects used over a thousand cast stone panels to create the undulating interior of this museum in Natchitoches, Louisiana (+ slideshow). (more...)

Bishop of Norwich by Kacper Hamilton

(5 years ago)
Designer Kacper Hamilton has created a port decanter set that encourages users to constantly share the drink around. (more...)

Architectural renderings now "indistinguishable from photos" says leading visual artist

(5 years ago)
Interview: renderings are now as convincing as reality and are changing the way people perceive architecture, according to architectural visualisation artist Peter Guthrie. "It allows for greater conversation about the built environment," he says in this interview. "Most people are familiar with computer images but would find it harder to interpret a line drawing." (+ slideshow). (more...)

Hangzhou stool

(5 years ago)
"The Hangzhou Stool consists of many layers of bamboo veneer of the thickness of 0.9mm. Each veneer...

New Pinterest board: residential extensions

(5 years ago)
Following the popularity of a house extension that curves around a tree, we've created a new Pinterest board filled with extensions to residential buildings. See our new residential extensions Pinterest board »Over 100,000 people now follow us on Pinterest - join them here.

Special feature: stairs you can sit on

(5 years ago)
Architects are increasingly designing staircases that double as seating, allowing office workers to congregate between floors, circulation to be turned into event space and homeowners to curl up with a book on the landing. Here are some of our favourite stair/seating configurations (+ slideshow). (more...)

Noize Chair

(5 years ago)
Résultat d’une expérimentation acoustique qui a consisté en l’enregistrement de sons des rues de São Paulo appliqués à la forme d’une chaise avant son impression 3D, clin d’oeil pour la « Noize Chair », une étonnante création du studio de design brésilien Guto Requena.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDécouverte …

The Hurst House

(5 years ago)
Construite dans le Buckinghamshire en Angleterre par les studio John Pardey Architects et Strom Architects, focus sur la très lumineuse « Hurst House », une superbe villa contemporaine aux formes géométriques simples largement baignée de lumière naturelle grâce à ses nombreuses baies vitrées.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDescription originaleThe …

Dystopian Brutalist Outerwear by Martijn Van Strien

(5 years ago)
This fashion collection made of black heavy-duty tarpaulin by graduate designer Martijn Van Strien is on show at Design Academy Eindhoven as part of Dutch Design Week, which kicked off yesterday. (more...)

Stick-lets by Christina Kazakia

(5 years ago)
Product news: these flexible plastic connecters have been designed by Christina Kazakia to help children to lash sticks together when building dens. (more...)

Chair Wear by Bernotat&Co

(5 years ago)
Bernotat&Co have created a prêt-a-porter collection of Chair Wear, a selection of favorites from their initial 'Haute-Couture Collection' of dress-up fashion for chairs.


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