Design archive for 2014-01-07

Cemetery complex by Andrea Dragoni contains public plazas and site-specific artworks

(4 years ago)
Italian architect Andrea Dragoni has extended a cemetery in an ancient Italian town by adding rows of monumental travertine walls with public plazas and artworks slotted in between (+ slideshow). (more...)

Airbnb removes "knockoff" Navy Chairs from new headquarters

(4 years ago)
News: online home rental brand Airbnb is to replace a set of aluminium chairs at its new San Francisco headquarters after Emeco, the company that makes the original Navy Chair, pointed out that they were fakes. (more...)

Fab "taking a break" from selling designers' work in Europe

(4 years ago)
News:  online design retailer Fab has changed its strategy yet again, ending its relationship with external designers and brands across Europe and instead focusing on selling its own custom-designed furniture. (more...)

The Podpad

(4 years ago)
Un style sobre et discret renfermant une fonctionnalité maximale pour cet excellente station de travail murale baptisée « Podpad« . Proposée dans différents coloris pour 1 200 dollars, les détails sont dans la suite !Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDescription originaleAll your tech in one place wrapped …

Foz do Douro II House

(4 years ago)
Tout simplement magnifique, coup de projecteur sur la somptueuse « Foz do Douro II House », une superbe villa contemporaine construite par l’architecte José Carlos Cruz dans la région de Porto au Portugal.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDescription originaleThe house is placed on a hill between two streets …

George Nelson’s Kirkpatrick House Gets a Renovation

(4 years ago)
A 55 year old George Nelson house gets a 10 year renovation bringing it back to its original, contemporary charm.

Terrace Lamp by Robert and Brenda Zurn

(4 years ago)
Handmade modern: Terrace Lamp by Robert & Brenda Zurn, with a nod to the Miami Terrace Reef and Art Deco style, comes in mint, turquoise, or flamingo, with a base in hand-turned and hand-cut solid ash and a hand-spun aluminum shade, detailed with a solid brass finial, brass switch, and embossed leather base pad. Designers: DAMM, based in Tampa, Florida, specialist in handmade modern lighting, is design and life partners, Robert and Brenda Zurn. Via MOCO Submit.

The O-Votto Lamp by Joshua Howe Design

(4 years ago)
An adjustable lamp made of concrete, steel and plastic still feels light and airy.

"It's easy to make fun of Bjarke Ingels on Instagram"

(4 years ago)
Opinion: in her first column for Dezeen, critic Alexandra Lange argues that architects are misusing platforms like Twitter and Tumblr. "Architects need to start thinking of social media as the first draft of history," she writes. (more...)

Rainy Pots Keep Plants Happy + Healthy

(4 years ago)
A whimsical indoor planter that keeps plants happy, healthy, and perfectly watered.

One for the Archives

(4 years ago)
Regent’s Canal and its resident swans provide a picturesque setting for The Proud Archivist – a multi-purpose café/gallery which owes much to the coffee houses of centuries past. With a whole lot of glass fronting… Continue Reading »The post One for the Archives appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Everyone’s Favourite Uncle

(4 years ago)
The Vietnamese word for “uncle” is used as a term of both endearment and respect even if the person addressed isn’t any kind of relation; the whole country refers to Ho Chi Minh as Uncle… Continue Reading »The post Everyone’s Favourite Uncle appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

The Simpons Lego House

(4 years ago)
Ce n’est encore qu’une rumeur, mais Lego s’apprêterait à lancer la “Simpsons House”. Fidèle au dessin animée américain, la boite de jouets contiendrait 2523 pièces pour reproduire la célèbre maison de Springfield, ainsi que de nombreux accessoires (rampe de skateboard, voiture, barbecue…) et bien sûr les six personnages de la…

Yacht Guilty by Jeff Koons – Interiror design

(4 years ago)
Alors que je vous présentais les images de sa décoration extérieure réalisée par Jeff Koons il y a près de 5 ans, c’est avec beaucoup de plaisir que je vous propose de découvrir l’intérieur du fameux « Guilty Yacht« , un incroyable bateau de 35 mètres appartenant au collectionneur d’art Dakis Joannou.…

Google joins forces with major auto brands to bring Android to car dashboards

(4 years ago)
News: Google has joined up with automotive manufacturers including Honda, Audi, Hyundai and General Motors to integrate its Android smartphone operating system into cars. (more...)

Hay-ulp! Hay-ulp!

(4 years ago)
Think Damsel in Distress, and who springs to mind? There are plenty in literature, film and popular culture to choose from. For me, it has to be Penelope Pitstop, sqealing “hay-ulp” while struggling in the… Continue Reading »The post Hay-ulp! Hay-ulp! appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

2013 was "a year of seminal women designers" says Design Miami director

(4 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI World Tour: in our next movie from Miami, show director Marianne Goebl discusses the trends that emerged from Design Miami 2013, including a renewed focus on female designers such as Charlotte Perriand and Maria Pergay.  (more...)

Girl Power

(4 years ago)
Israeli photographic duo Wyse + Gabriely arrive at London’s Neu Gallery in February in an attention-grabbing presentation by NO WAY. Aviya Wyse works with traditional darkroom techniques to produce her chiaroscuro images, while her partner… Continue Reading »The post Girl Power appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Mountain Mama

(4 years ago)
Restaurateur Martin Morales transported us to the Peruvian capital Lima with his London restaurant Ceviche, and with his follow-up venue Andina, it’s a case of same country, different neighbourhood. Where Ceviche draws on Lima’s Barranco… Continue Reading »The post Mountain Mama appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Auping Criade

(4 years ago)
Mit dem Boxspringbett Criade haben die Experten von Auping ein neues Modell entworfen, dass nicht nur durch seine hochwertigen Materialien und die sorgfältige Verarbeitung besticht, sondern auch mit einer beeindruckenden Variationsvielfalt überzeugt. Aus fünf verschiedenen Kopfteilen, drei Fußteilen und einer Vielzahl an Stoffen und Farben kann das perfekte Boxspringbett konfiguriert werden, auf den eigenen Einrichtungsstil abgestimmt. Der Aluminiumrahmen, […]

Kohei Nawa's Foam installation created a cloud-like landscape of soapy bubbles

(4 years ago)
Japanese artist Kohei Nawa filled a dark room with billowing clouds of foam for this art exhibition in Aichi, Japan (+ slideshow). (more...)

Going Public: Kartell refocuses its contract channel

(4 years ago)
Icons of the design landscape, global brand Kartell’s products – with their innovative use of plastic and their clever and expressive, often emotional, forms – have captured the imagination of design-conscious consumers around the world. The Italian manufacturer has now set its sights on expanding its contract business, with among other moves, a dedicated new […]

Icehotel suite by Les Ateliers de Germaine recreates the rooftops of Paris

(4 years ago)
One of the suites at this year's Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden, features blocks of ice carved into the shape of Parisian rooftops and chimney pots by French designers Les Ateliers de Germaine (+ slideshow). (more...)

Theory shops by Nendo (JP)

(4 years ago)
Tokyo-based Nendo has designed several shop interiors for Theory, the New York-based fashion brand known for basics that fuse functionality with casual trends.     “We designed the interiors for two shops in Paris and Los Angeles and one shop each in London, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo and Osaka.” says Nendo. “Our idea was to adhere […]

Limited Film Packaging by Sagmeister & Walsh

(4 years ago)
Sagmeister & Walsh created limited edition packaging for their most recent typographic films currently shown as part of the traveling exhibition...Click to read more... »          

Book Jig, Chalk Shoppe Series

(4 years ago)
Check out the latest series of Bookjigs, designed by Franklin Mill's in-house designer, incorporates typographic chalk designs. Bookjigs are a genius...Click to read more... »          

The Dieline Awards: Full Registration Ends January 31st

(4 years ago)
New year reminder: The Dieline Awards 2013 Full Registration Ends January 31st. Does your pacakging have what it takes?REGISTER NOWThe 5th...Click to read more... »          

Vinosapiens

(4 years ago)
Deigned by Anagrama, Vinosapiens is an online wine shop that offers a great variety of organic and traditional wines and spirits. It also offers a...Click to read more... »          
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