Design archive for 2013-11-25

A Celestial Evolution: The Renovation of St. Moriz

(4 years ago)
November 25th, 2013 – After surviving the traumas of devastating fires and wartime bombing, what’s left of Augsburg’s thousand year old St. Moriz (Moritzkirche) Catholic church has been paired-down and refined by beloved British minimalist architect John Pawson. Pawson says that he approached the project as a “re-tune of the existing architecture from an aesthetic, […]

Studio Job converts Land Rover Defender into "hotch-potch on wheels"

(4 years ago)
Artists Studio Job added a golden rhino horn, a tongue, a birthday cake and stained glass windows to this Land Rover Defender. (more...)

Blu Homes Balance Metro Designed for Narrow Lots

(4 years ago)
Designed for narrow infill and suburban lots, the new Balance Metro from Blu Homes integrates Blu’s latest high tech and performance features.

CeraMetal: Combining Metal Powders and Ceramics

(4 years ago)
A series of ceramics that were combined with metal powders to create some fascinating results.

Nomadic city that rolls along on caterpillar tracks by Manuel Domínguez

(4 years ago)
A nomadic city moves from place to place like an enormous tank in this conceptual proposal by architecture graduate Manuel Domínguez. (more...)

Cheeky

(4 years ago)
Designed by Pearlfisher | Country: United Kingdom “As part of a long-term relationship with Soho House Group and Cowshed, Pearlfisher has created Cheeky – a new total beauty brand that brings products and experiences together to complement the lifestyle of young, urban social butterflies. The work spans brand strategy, tone of voice, identity and packaging [...]

Neighborhood Scarves from The Brooklyn Block

(4 years ago)
Scarves with prints generated from code taken from video of various Brooklyn neighborhoods.

"Design is complicit in economic and political systems that are inherently violent"

(4 years ago)
Opinion: as MoMA launches an online exhibition investigating design's relationship with violence, Dezeen columnist Justin McGuirk looks beyond objects like 3D-printed guns and drones to ask "what do our weapons say about the systems they support?" (more...)

A Suspension Bridge-Inspired Shelving Unit

(4 years ago)
A shelving unit that was inspired by the complex engineering of suspension bridges.

Big Plans

(4 years ago)
© Elmgreen & Dragset. Photograph, Stephen White Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset already had some ideas for their V&A show when on a tour of the museum, they stumbled across some storage rooms. The pair… Continue Reading »The post Big Plans appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Limm

(4 years ago)
Sobrement intitulée « Limm », découverte de cette étonnante série de patterns aléatoires créée par l’agence créative allemande deskriptiv.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieTrailing points from sample positions inside a volumetric vector field.Credits & copyright deskriptiv…

Urb-Garden – An Urban Herb Gardening Solution

(4 years ago)
Se voulant aussi bien ornementale que fonctionnelle, découverte de « Urb-Garden », une étonnante solution de jardinage urbain imaginée par le groupe de jeunes étudiants en design formé de Ash Stephens, Caitlin Clark, Cole Holyoake, Emily Stonehouse et Sebastien Voerman.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieLa présentation complète en vidéo…

The Bubble

(4 years ago)
Shootée par le duo A Common Future formé de Tom Elliott et Simon Reichel, clin d’oeil pour « The Bubble », une jolie vidéo suivant le parcours d’une bulle de savon dans la forêt.La vidéo intégrale en HDDescription originaleAn audiovisual meditation on life, fate, the forces of gravity and how …

20th Century Design Auction Features Big Names, Affordable Picks

(4 years ago)
Join Skinner for a huge auction of 20th Century design items including some gems like Wegner chairs, a few Eames lounges and more.

Timber observation tower shaped like "a cucumber" by Mjölk Architekti

(4 years ago)
This 25-metre wooden lookout in the Czech Republic by Mjölk Architekti is named Cucumber Tower in an attempt to discourage association with phallic forms (+ slideshow). (more...)

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(4 years ago)
Scroll on for all the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Martha Schwartz Partners, the University of Melbourne and UNStudio, which unveiled designs for a 60-metre tower in Munich last week (pictured). Plus this is the last chance to apply for roles with Heatherwick Studio, Studio Fuksas, OMA and more... (more...)

The Ator Restaurant Interior Design

(4 years ago)
Superbe réalisation des designers Orod Tajdaran, Hesam Esfahani et Kaivan Kianbakht du studio d’architecture et de design Expose Architecture, coup de coeur pour les aménagements et la décoration intérieure du restaurant Ator, un établissement d’environ 50 m2 situé à Téhéran en Iran.Plus de détails en images dans la galerie…

Indian bridal store "integrates traditional craft practices with modern construction"

(4 years ago)
Movie: in our next exclusive interview from Inside Festival, Aman Aggarwal explains how his studio Charged Voids combined traditional designs with modern construction techniques to create the interior of Tashya, a high-end Indian bridal store in Chandigarh.  (more...)

Reel Deal

(4 years ago)
If the walls of the Olympic Studios could talk… this new London venue was formerly a recording studio where the likes of Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin came to make some music.… Continue Reading »The post Reel Deal appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Tricked Out

(4 years ago)
Pimp My Ride has got nothing on this baby! Studio Job‘s Land Rover has taken the concept of personalised vehicle styling to brilliantly ghastly levels with a custom Defender project they call Automobile, created to… Continue Reading »The post Tricked Out appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Setting The Standard

(4 years ago)
There’s no resting on laurels from those folk at NOMA; head honcho René Redzepi has a new book collection out, former head chef Matt Orlando recently launched his new restaurant Amass in Copenhagen, and now… Continue Reading »The post Setting The Standard appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Being Paul Smith

(4 years ago)
Mighty oaks from little acorns grow, as the old saying goes, and that’s certainly true in the case of Paul Smith‘s retail business. At just three square metres and originally containing an Afghan hound as… Continue Reading »The post Being Paul Smith appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

House made of solid stone in Lyon by Perraudin Architecture

(4 years ago)
French studio Perraudin Architecture have constructed a family house out of solid stone, claiming the material is "cheaper and faster" to build with than concrete. (more...)

‘Menhir’ bathroom collection by estudiHac for Porcelanosa Grupo (ES)

(4 years ago)
A sculptural bathroom fixtures collection by Spanish designers estudiHac for Porcelanosa Grupo’s L’Antic Colonial, is both named for, and inspired by, the menhirs of Stonehenge.     “Their initial forms inspired by the menhirs of Stonehenge suit seeking a more formal language, high purity linear pieces that become floor-standing washbasins, countertop washbasins, a collection of […]

‘Lucid Stead’ light art installation by Phillip K. Smith III (US)

(4 years ago)
Architect, artist Phillip K Smith III recently revealed his light based project, Lucid Stead, in Joshua Tree, California during what was expected to be a two day event for a handful of viewers – that turned into more than 400 people making the journey over two weekends. People from as far away as New York […]

Cover chair with folded plywood armrests by Thomas Bentzen for Muuto

(4 years ago)
This chair by Copenhagen designer Thomas Bentzen for Danish design brand Muuto has armrests made of folded plywood. (more...)

The Defender of Flare

(4 years ago)
November 24th, 2013 – The Land Rover Defender has turned 65! That means this robust cross-country vehicle long ago passed the minimum age to qualify as an old-timer. To enhance the vehicle’s history and aura, Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel, the duo behind Antwerp-based Studio Job were asked to take this 4×4 in hand. It […]

Gunnarshögs Gård

(4 years ago)
Designed by Neumeister | Country: Sweden “When a farm known for its artisanal oil and food products has been family owned for 4 generations, heritage and tradition form the usual brief. But Gunnarshögs Gård came to us looking for more — an identity that not only conveyed their legacy, but also signalled the market leading expertise they [...]


TC:0.0356