Design archive for 2013-12-18

Sou Fujimoto's Geometric Forest to feature in series of Spanish dream houses

(4 years ago)
Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto has designed a house encased in a lattice of giant sticks as part of a series of dream houses proposed for Spain's Matarraña region (+ slideshow). (more...)

Street Art Collection by Royal Doulton x Pure Evil & Nick Walker

(4 years ago)
Post-graffiti plates: Street Art Collection by Royal Doulton x Pure Evil & Nick Walker points the new way for the classic fine china brand, teaming up with two established UK post-graffiti street artists for a set of limited edition collectible plates and everyday mugs that represent a "daring juxtaposition of classic British design and progressive art." Walker is based in Bristol, Pure Evil (Charles Uzzell-Edwards) in London.

Birdbnb: Birdhouse Models of Real Airbnb Listings

(4 years ago)
A series of birdhouses designed as replicas of some of Airbnb's most interesting listings for rent around the world.

Arper to relaunch Lina Bo Bardi's Bowl Chair

(4 years ago)
Italian design brand Arper is to relaunch a limited edition version of a bowl-shaped chair designed by late Modernist architect Lina Bo Bardi in 1951 (+ slideshow). (more...)

Make Your Own Furniture With Design Components by Michael Bernard

(4 years ago)
Berlin-based designer Michael Bernard has a lot on his plate and we like every single thing. His furnishings seem to be centered around two basic principles: simple and sustainable. He creates objects that interact with things we either build ourselves or already have in order to make an entirely new piece that feels much more... Read more »

Into the fog

(4 years ago)
Assemblage de près de 3 300 clichés shootés à l’occasion d’une visite au Jasper National Park, découverte de « Into the fog », une superbe vidéo en time-lapse réalisée par Richard Gottardo.La vidéo intégrale en HDPlus de détails en images dans la galerieDescription originaleA day before a large …

We Heart’s 12 Days of Christmas — 08

(4 years ago)
Ho, ho, ho – if Christmas markets, seasonal songs and crowds are taking their toll, what better way to regain some yuletide composure than a break away from it all in one of Europe’s most… Continue Reading »The post We Heart’s 12 Days of Christmas — 08 appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

45 Seconds of Infinity By Yayoi Kusama

(4 years ago)
A mesmerizing exhibition leaves you surrounded by water inside a mirrored cube with an infinity of flickering lights... for only 45 seconds.

Green Edge House by mA-style Architects has a hidden garden around its perimeter

(4 years ago)
A rock garden filled with trees and shrubs is sandwiched between glazed rooms and floating windowless walls at this house in Japan by mA-style Architects (+ slideshow). (more...)

3D Printing Aston Martin

(4 years ago)
Vu sur Supercharged, clin d’oeil pour cet impressionnant projet du néo-zélandais Ivan Sentch qui s’est lancé dans la construction d’une réplique à l’échelle 1 de l’Aston Martin DB4 de 1961 … à l’aide d’une imprimante 3D !Parti d’un gabarit en bois qu’il recouvre de pièces réalisées à l’imprimante 3D,…

The Cliff House

(4 years ago)
Imaginée par le studio Fearon Hay Architects, focus sur la splendide « Cliff House », une magnifique villa contemporaine aux immenses volumes intérieurs construite à Auckland en Nouvelle-Zélande.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieCredits photos Patrick Reynolds & Design by Fearon Hay Architects…

Space Bruce Animation

(4 years ago)
Coup de coeur pour « Space Bruce », un superbe petit film d’animation réalisé par Mehdi Louala, Eva Navaux et Gabrielle Locre.La vidéo intégrale en HDSpace Bruce is a tiny movie directed by Mehdi Louala, Eva Navaux and Gabrielle Locre…

Nendo works with traditional manufacturer to redesign chopsticks

(4 years ago)
Japanese studio Nendo has redesigned the humble chopstick, creating six new versions including one with a profile that looks like a flower (+ slideshow). (more...)

TableTron

(4 years ago)
Hommage au film culte « Tron » sorti en 1982, clin d’oeil pour la jolie « TableTron », une superbe table imaginée par le designer Marc Sadler pour le fabricant italien Capo d’Opera.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDescription originaleTribute to the 1982 “cult movie” directed by Steven Lisberger, science fiction …

3D-printed eye cells could "cure blindness"

(4 years ago)
News: 3D-printed eye cells could "aid in the cure of blindness" according to researchers at The University of Cambridge, who have successfully printed adult nerve cells for the first time. (more...)

Call for entries to the MIPIM Architectural Review Future Projects Awards 2014

(4 years ago)
Dezeen promotion: entries are open for architects and developers to submit proposed building designs to the MIPIM Architectural Review Future Projects Awards 2014. (more...)

Kieran Long launches new "rapid response collecting" strategy at the V&A museum

(4 years ago)
News: the V&A museum in London has announced a new strategy for collecting objects as soon as they become newsworthy and demonstrated the concept with an exhibition in Shenzhen of everyday items that local people nominated to represent the city (+ interview). (more...)

Sew Cute

(4 years ago)
I hope the Wales Millennium Centre knows what it’s in for… The Hiber-Nation has arrived! More than 20 furry critters from artist Felt Mistress – including a couple of whopping 10ft monsters – have made… Continue Reading »The post Sew Cute appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Perpetual Calendar

(4 years ago)
D’une très grande simplicité, coup de coeur pour ce très beau calendrier perpétuel créé par la graphic designer et photographe d’origine russe Arina Pozdnyak.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieCredits & copyright Arina Pozdnyak…

Pole Position

(4 years ago)
So Sebastian Vettel has wrapped up Formula 1 championship number four (and more importantly has been crowned BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year), F1 godfather Bernie Ecclestone is in the High Court fighting a… Continue Reading »The post Pole Position appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Design Porn?

(4 years ago)
If you’re lamenting the demise of the lads’ mag, but at the same time realise you’re a bit too grown up for that sort of thing now anyway, we might have just what you are… Continue Reading »The post Design Porn? appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Going Dutch

(4 years ago)
We’ve been lucky enough to stay at citizenM hotels on a number of occasions, enjoying their hospitality in both Glasgow and London. The Dutch chain is one of the major players in the explosion of… Continue Reading »The post Going Dutch appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Pezo von Ellrichshausen's Casa Pezo is first of 12 architect-designed dream houses

(4 years ago)
This symmetrical concrete house by Chilean studio Pezo Von Ellrichshausen is the first in a series of 12 holiday homes underway in the Spanish canton of Matarraña and will be followed by others designed by Sou Fujimoto, Didier Faustino and more (+ slideshow). (more...)

3 minutes² interactive intervention by Electronic Shadow (FR)

(4 years ago)
Architecture and new media converge in artistic duo Naziha Mestaoui and Yacine Aït Kaci’s ’3minutes²’ interactive intervention on Jakob+MacFarlane’s Les Turbulences building for the FRAC Centre in Orleans, France.       In 2006, Electronic Shadow (Mestaoui and Kaci) teamed up with architecture firm Jakob + MacFarlane, in the context of an invitation for tender […]

‘Prism’ mirror by Tokujin Yoshioka for Glas Italia (IT)

(4 years ago)
Tokujin Yoshioka’s second collaboration with Glas Italia (the first was Luminous) is a collection of mirrors and mirrored furniture composed of thick high-transparency mirror glass.     The glass is sculpted with facet cuts to create a “sense of transparency like prisms.” says Yoshioka. “The form with the sense of simplicity and gravity will be […]

Dezeen's A-Zdvent calendar: Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano

(4 years ago)
Famous for their collaboration on the iconic Pompidou Centre in Paris in 1977 (pictured), Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano both feature as the letter R in our A-Zdvent calendar of architects. Italian architect Piano recently completed an extension to Louis Khan's Kimbell Art Museum in Texas, while Rogers' London firm has just won a competition to design a new centre for social sciences at the London School of Economics.See more architecture by Richard Rogers »See more architecture by Renzo Piano »
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