Design archive for 2013-11-22

This week on Dezeen

(4 years ago)
Just when we thought things couldn't get much weirder than last week, we featured human cheese, humans giving birth to dolphins and bees that can sniff out cancer this week. Read on for more architecture and design news from the past seven days. (more...)

Style of Russian Folk Painting

(4 years ago)
Inspirés des peintures traditionnelles russes des villes de Gorodets, Gzhel, North-Dvina, Zhostovo, Mezen ou encore Khokhloma, une mention spéciale pour cette superbe série de cranes décorés par l’illustrateur et graphic designer Sasha Vinogradova.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieCredits & copyright Sasha Vinogradova…

FlyKly Electric Bike

(4 years ago)
Initié sur Kickstarter, clin d’oeil pour FlyKly, une étonnante roue d’à peine 4 kg – complétée par une application dédiée – qui vous permettra de transformer n’importe quel vélo en modèle à assistance électrique.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieLa présentation complète en vidéoCredits photos & …

De Rotterdam is a "dynamic presence in the city," says Rem Koolhaas

(4 years ago)
Movie: OMA principal Rem Koolhaas tells Dezeen why his recently completed De Rotterdam building was designed as a stack of shifted blocks rather than as a pair of matching skyscrapers, in this exclusive interview we filmed at the launch event yesterday. (more...)

World's thinnest, strongest material could mean "more pleasurable" condoms

(4 years ago)
News: condoms made by combining latex with new wonder material graphene would be "thinner, stronger, safer and more pleasurable," according to scientists developing uses for the ultra-thin material. (more...)

Park and Glide

(4 years ago)
Normally when you think of underground car parks you think of tiny spaces that would struggle to house a pram never mind a car, dimly lit muggings and dodgy drug deals – hopefully never all… Continue Reading »The post Park and Glide appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Read Between the Lines

(4 years ago)
Photo © Luke Hayes The Serpentine’s Sackler Gallery has a new extension in the form of the future-forward, glossy and spectacular Magazine Restaurant. The ex-gunpowder store is now a distinctively buxom gazebo, designed by curve-obsessed… Continue Reading »The post Read Between the Lines appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Job of the week: senior designer at Martha Schwartz Partners

(4 years ago)
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is a position for a senior designer at Martha Schwartz Partners, whose design for the grounds of Qatar Petroleum headquarters is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

Spring Street Grocer

(4 years ago)
November 22nd, 2013 -Bringing a sense of cheer, bounce and freshness to an otherwise harsh Melbourne street, is a corner shop that goes by Spring Street Grocer. Architect Kristin Green, founder of KGA Architects, infused theatrical design flavors in this boutique grocery outlet, in respects to the shop’s neighboring Parliament House and Princess Theater. The […]

A Wall-Mounted Calendar Made From LEGO Bricks

(4 years ago)
A wall-mounted project calendar made from LEGO bricks that works both on and offline.

Friday Five with Donna Wilson

(4 years ago)
Five things that inspire UK-based textile designer Donna Wilson, maker of curious cushions and whimsical wares.

Keep It Street

(4 years ago)
There’s always plenty going on in Hong Kong, and it’s all happening at Pentahotel. The spirit of Kowloon flows in from the street and infuses throughout this new addition to the international brand, and the… Continue Reading »The post Keep It Street appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Skin Deep

(4 years ago)
Victoria Ledig is petit, attractive and immaculately presented, from her precarious heels to her perfect black bob. She is the last person you would expect to find in a slaughterhouse. And yet this is where… Continue Reading »The post Skin Deep appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Underwater hotel room opens off the coast of Zanzibar

(4 years ago)
Holidaymakers can now spend nights sleeping beneath the surface of the ocean at this partially submerged hotel suite in the Zanzibar archipelago (+ movie). (more...)

Dezeen wins third award in two weeks

(4 years ago)
News: Dezeen was named Digital Service of the Year at the IBP Awards in London last night - our third major accolade in two weeks. (more...)

New York loft conversion based on a 1960s modular Swiss house by Ali Tayar

(4 years ago)
This New York loft conversion by local architect Ali Tayar is divided using bespoke prefabricated panels based on a Swiss modular housing system from the 1960s (+ slideshow). (more...)

The Nuler-Cudahy Residence

(4 years ago)
Créée par le studio David Coleman Architecture sur la base d’une ancienne demeure des années 50 en partie reconstruite, rénovée et agrandie, coup de projecteur sur la très belle « Nuler-Cudahy Residence », une agréable villa à la fois moderne, spacieuse et très lumineuse située à Seattle aux Etats-Unis.Plus de détails …

Cityscapes in Motion Paintings

(4 years ago)
Réalisée par l’artiste italien Alessandro Papetti, un très gros coup de coeur pour cette superbe série de paysages urbains peints à l’huile laissant ressentir une forte perception de mouvement.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieCredits & copyright Alessandro Papetti – via…

Competition: five Minuteman watches by squarestreet to be won

(4 years ago)
Competition: we're now stocking the Minuteman timepieces with bioplastic cases by Hong Kong brand squarestreet at Dezeen Watch Store, and we have five for readers to win. (more...)

Fly Away

(4 years ago)
Komotini is a place that’s off the beaten track. The town in northeastern Greece has no harbour or airport, and being below sea level, you might even miss it when passing by road. Sounds a… Continue Reading »The post Fly Away appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Minimal Coat Rack

(4 years ago)
Clin d’oeil pour cet excellente création de la designer Annabelle Nichols qui a su combiner étagère à chaussures, porte-manteaux, porte-revues et vide poches dans une seule pièce de mobilier simple, sobre et fonctionnelle.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDesign by Annabelle Nichols – via…

OMA completes De Rotterdam (NL)

(4 years ago)
The Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) today marked the completion the largest building in the Netherlands, the De Rotterdam, a mixed-use, 160,000m2 slab-tower conceived as a ‘vertical city’ on the river Maas.     “Efficiency has been a central design parameter from day one.” says OMA partner Ellen van Loon. “The extreme market forces at […]

Peter Saville abstracts Lacoste's crocodile logo for Holiday Collector polo shirts

(4 years ago)
French fashion brand Lacoste has enlisted graphic designer Peter Saville to reinterpret its famous crocodile logo for a range of polo shirts. (more...)

Family of Form

(4 years ago)
CEO Michael Girsberger talks about how his family-run office-furniture company tries to stay on top, despite cutthroat competition. (Text: Femke de Wild)   read this article in full on Architonic

Ram Trucks Rambox

(4 years ago)
Ram Trucks RAMBOX! On brilliant design details, love these hyper-functional, locking, lit, drainable storage compartments - perfect for everything from gear, tools, ice/drinks, and people?(Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

"Woodhide Geometries" shoes collection

(4 years ago)
Tineke Gysel is part of the new wave of a talented footwear designers who emerges in the last year....


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