Design archive for 2013-11-21

Heydar Aliyev Centre by Zaha Hadid photographed by Hélène Binet

(4 years ago)
Here's a set of images by photographer Hélène Binet showing Zaha Hadid's recently completed Heyder Aliyev Centre that rises from the surface of a plaza in Baku, Azerbaijan (+ slideshow). (more...)

Fresh From The Dairy: Society6 Artist Calendar 2014

(4 years ago)
This beautiful wall calendar features a set of 12 works of art, each of which have been uniquely integrated with the days of the month.

OMA completes De Rotterdam "vertical city" complex

(4 years ago)
News: architect Rem Koolhaas' studio OMA has completed its colossal "vertical city" in Rotterdam, the Netherlands (+ slideshow). (more...)

Homesickness Fighting Tech

(4 years ago)
This post is brought to you by Sheraton. Click here to explore Sheraton Club. It’s amazing what you can do at home… while away from home these days! In fact, it feels like it gets harder and harder to get homesick even while bouncing around the globe. With internet available while flying, even that oasis is a tough one to claim being completely disconnected. With cell phone roaming getting cheaper and simpler, you don’t even have to worry about changing phone numbers or gasp being completely out of touch. In our first post in this travel series sponsored by Sheraton, I shared ways that internet resources can help you explore new cities like a local. This time, let’s take a peek at the little things you can use that keep you grounded and feeling like home no matter what time it is wherever you are or how many planes you just hopped around on… see the next page!TO PAGE 2 of "Homesickness Fighting Tech"! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

A Backyard Library by 3rdSpace

(4 years ago)
A modular prefab system to create a customized outdoor office or library.

Hong Kong museum restaurant by Joyce Wang features "spiral staircase" chandeliers

(4 years ago)
Movie: in our next exclusive video interview from Inside Festival, interior designer Joyce Wang discusses the custom-made fittings and furniture she designed for Ammo bar and restaurant in Hong Kong. (more...)

bRead: Freshly Baked Notebooks Straight from the Oven

(4 years ago)
Mouthwatering notebooks that look like slices of freshly backed bread.

Dinovember – Creative Parents Dinosaur Toy Scenes

(4 years ago)
Un énorme coup de coeur pour « Dinovember » cette terrible initiative de l’écrivain Refe Tuma et de sa femme qui ont créé chaque nuit du mois de novembre une nouvelle mise en scène à l’aide de dinosaures en plastiques … que leur enfants pouvaient découvrir au petit matin, leur faisant croire que…

Pixelated Embroidery by Diane Meyer

(4 years ago)
Pixels are sewn onto photographic prints by Diane Meyer.

The Dune House

(4 years ago)
Offrant un style exclusif et des lignes créatives avec son rez-de-chaussée entièrement vitré qui vient créer une dualité entre l’étage et la toiture noire, focus sur la superbe « Dune House », une magnifique villa contemporaine imaginée par le studio Jarmund / Vigsnæs Arkitekter et construite à Thorpeness, dans le Suffolk en…

Binary Prints Portraits

(4 years ago)
Un petit côté kitsch et une réalisation plutôt soignée pour « Binary Prints« , une excellente série de poster proposant une double lecture selon l’éclairage de la pièce créée par l’illustrateur et graphic designer Alex Trochut.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieCredits & copyright Alex Trochut / More informations …

Google's colourful Madrid headquarters by Jump Studios

(4 years ago)
Colour-coded meeting rooms and private workspaces are tucked behind wooden arches at the Google offices in Madrid by London practice Jump Studios (+ slideshow). (more...)

Dezeen Mail #179

(4 years ago)
Cheeses made of human tears and snot, Kanye West's address to Harvard design students and Zaha Hadid's stadium for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup feature in our newsletter this week, along with news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 178 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

tranSIT – Wayfinding Rest Stop

(4 years ago)
Combinant siège d’appoint, éclairage public autonome – énergie solaire – et panneau d’information et de direction, voire wifi et borne de chargement de téléphone portable, une mention spéciale pour le « tranSIT », une intéressante création du designer Michael Oechsle en matière de mobilier urbain.Plus de détails en images dans la galerie…

Auto Aerobics Series

(4 years ago)
Etonnants assemblages de voitures américaines aux formes revues et corrigées pour s’imbriquer comme mes maillons d’une chaîne, clin d’oeil pour « Auto Aerobics », une surprenante série de créations en 3 dimensions sous forme de sculptures imaginaires réalisées par l’illustrateur et typographe britannique Chris Labrooy.Plus de détails en images dans la …

Hey Joe

(4 years ago)
Surfer hangout Joes’ Milk Bar was an institution in south Sydney for decades, a constant in a changing world right up until Joe’s passing in 1996. Joe may be gone but he’s not forgotten; his… Continue Reading »The post Hey Joe appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Pocket Storage Tray by Margaux Beja

(4 years ago)
A simple tabletop tray with elastic bands to hold all your thingies and whatnots.

A/Z Exhibition: Talking with Isay Weinfeld at Espasso

(4 years ago)
On November 13, 2013, acclaimed Brazilian architect and designer Isay Weinfeld opened A/Z, his first ever US exhibit at Espasso in New York City. Espasso’s showroom is dedicated to featuring modern and contemporary Brazilian furniture and this new exhibit showcases many of Weinfeld’s products. The exhibit also focuses on his newly released monograph compiling his […]

B&O A9 Sublimation by Kebei Li

(4 years ago)
A redesigned wireless speaker that observes the binary transitional relationship in the musical experience.

Make a Left

(4 years ago)
Guerrilla Girls [no title] 1985-90 Screenprint on paper on paper, print 430 x 560 mm © courtesy www.guerrillagirls.com. Image courtesy Tate. An exhibition about the influence of left-wing politics on art is currently taking place… Continue Reading »The post Make a Left appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

The Tramway House

(4 years ago)
Construite à Melbourne en Australie, petit focus sur la splendide « Tramway House », une jolie villa contemporaine imaginée par le studio Vibe Design Group.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDescription originaleThe client’s approached us to design their ‘dream home’. Located in Beaumaris, the subject site offered a …

Keeping It Old School

(4 years ago)
The Royal Academy of Arts has recently reopened The Keeper’s House in London’s Mayfair; the Academy’s social hub underwent a £6.5 million renovation to bring back the glory days, and rising to the challenge (under… Continue Reading »The post Keeping It Old School appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Moving Forward

(4 years ago)
Yayoi Kusama in her 2013 solo exhibition I Who Have Arrived in Heaven at David Zwirner, New York Courtesy David Zwirner and Yayoi Kusama Studio Inc. Photo: Will Ragozzino As an exhibition title, I Who… Continue Reading »The post Moving Forward appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Table Lamp

(4 years ago)
Die Tischleuchte mit dem schlichten Namen “Table Lamp” ist ein wunderbares Beispiel für den sinnvollen Umgang mit Ressourcen, denn Ann-Kathrin Wustrack verwendete hier vor allem gebrauchtes Holz und Metall. Die Lamellen des Lampenschirms können auseinander gezogen werden, um das Licht ein wenig zu dämpfen. Sind die Lamellen zusammengeklappt, kann das Licht hingegen in voller Strahlkraft […]

Gabriel Chandelier at the Château de Versailles by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

(4 years ago)
Paris designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have installed a chandelier at the entrance to the Château de Versailles, France, comprising looping cords of illuminated crystal (+ movie). (more...)

Mecanoo designs a pavilion with a spiral staircase underneath a garden in Warsaw

(4 years ago)
News: Dutch architects Mecanoo have won a competition to design a garden and an underground pavilion with a sweeping spiral staircase in the Polish capital, Warsaw (+ slideshow). (more...)

‘Vik’ lounge chair by Arian Brekveld for Spectrum (NL)

(4 years ago)
An anonymous vintage armchair seen at a relative’s home and automobile seating inspired Arian Brekveld in the design of his ‘Vik’ lounge chair for the Netherlands’ Spectrum Meubelen.     “Car seats are always comfortable. They are beautifully made, the materials are used in a clever way and, although they are small, they provide a […]

Architonic Newsletter 11.2013

(4 years ago)
The November issue of the Architonic Newsletter examines the tension between tradition and innovation, with a particular look at Switzerland. And for good reason: in just over a week, the interiors fair ‘neue räume’ opens its doors for the seventh time in our hometown of Zurich. Detailed information can be found in our Special Newsletter. […]

FRAMED cabinet

(4 years ago)
FRAMED cabinet is everything but an ordinary cabinet. Juxtaposed volumes held altogether in a...

St. Stefanus

(4 years ago)
Brandhouse's challenge was to identify the best way for our St. Stefanus to enter the specialty beer market across Europe and develop a positioning...Click to read more... »          


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