Design archive for 2014-01-05

World Design Rankings

(4 years ago)
WDR – World Design Rankings announced the updated design rankings of countries based on the number of design awards won at international juried design competitions and awards. United States ranked as number 1 among the 69 represented countries, followed by Italy, England, Japan, Brazil, China, Germany, Korea, Hong Kong and Turkey which took the top [...]

Student housing with a coral-inspired facade by Atelier Fernandez & Serres

(4 years ago)
Anemone tentacles moving beneath the surface of the ocean influenced the latticed facade of this student housing block by French studio Atelier Fernandez & Serres at an oceanic observatory in the eastern Pyrénées (+ slideshow). (more...)

Rocking Monsters

(4 years ago)
Coup de coeur pour ces excellents « Rocking Monsters », de sympathiques déclinaisons du traditionnel cheval à bascule façon monstres imaginaires créés par le designer russe Constantin Bolimond.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDescription originaleMost of us are still kids inside, which stop at the Toy Section in …

Piet Hein Eek uses offcuts from his scrap wood furniture to make Waste Waste 40x40

(4 years ago)
Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek has created a collection of furniture made by meticulously gluing together tiny squares of wood, which are cut from the waste material of his famous scrap wood furniture. (more...)

Footware store interior covered with stacked shoe boxes by Move Architects

(4 years ago)
A diagonally stacked arrangement of cardboard shoe boxes covers the back wall of this footwear store in Santiago, Chile, by Move Architects (+ slideshow). (more...)

New Pinterest board: Spanish houses

(4 years ago)
One of this week's most popular stories was a house in Spain featuring a cantilevered rooftop swimming pool, so we've collected together all the Spanish houses that have appeared on Dezeen in a new Pinterest board. See our Pinterest board of Spanish houses »Follow Dezeen on Pinterest »

A Hotel Hotel For People People

(4 years ago)
January 4th, 2013 – Nectar and Johnathan Efkarpidis, co-directors of Molonglo Group, conceptualized a holistic hotel founded on the principles of sustainability, community, diversity and lifestyle. What they created was Hotel Hotel, a “uniquely Australian” place of respite. The hotel, located in the New Acton section of Australia’s capital, Canberra, is ideal for People People […]

The Querosene House

(4 years ago)
Offrant un style des plus exclusif, focus sur l’impressionnante « Querosene House », une maison ultra-spacieuse imaginée par le studio brésilien grupoSP et construite dans la région de São Paulo au Brésil.Outre d’immenses baies vitrées du sol au plafond en façade qui laissent la lumière naturelle inonder la maison, c’est d’avantage…

Medusa Bedside Lamp

(4 years ago)
Créée par le designer Mikhail Belyaev, une mention spéciale pour la très belle « Medusa Bedside Lamp », un intéressant meuble hybride à mi-chemin entre la table et la lampe de chevet au rendu visuel des plus réussi.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDesign by Mikhail Belyaev…


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