Design archive for 2014-01-16

Concrete house by Olson Kundig Architects cuts into a rocky outcrop

(4 years ago)
Seattle firm Olson Kundig Architects used dynamite, chippers and saws to bore through the huge boulders of a rocky outcrop on a North American island to make room for this raw concrete house (+ slideshow). (more...)

Storytelling Furniture by Nueve Design Studio

(4 years ago)
An interesting collection of wooden objects that remind us that objects help us to write the stories of our lives.

"Architecture might have to become less architectural"

(4 years ago)
Opinion: in his latest column, Sam Jacob argues that architects "might have to learn from communications agencies, advertising and design" in order to regain the social significance they once enjoyed. (more...)

Fresh From The Dairy: Dream

(4 years ago)
We explore the idea of dreaming in four new artwork picks for The Design Milk Dairy.

A Houston Residence Breaking the Neighborhood Mold

(4 years ago)
A modern, single family home in Texas built to stick out from the uniform pack.

Philippe Nigro designs curvaceous sofa for Ligne Roset

(4 years ago)
Cologne 2014: French designer Philippe Nigro has created a sofa for French furniture brand Ligne Roset that combines a curvaceous upholstered seat with a minimal wooden base (+ slideshow). (more...)

Stringa Lamp by Sebastiano Tonelli

(4 years ago)
A simple lamp that's easily assembled from a single sheet of birch wood.

The Animal

(4 years ago)
Intitulée « The Animal », c’est une série de clichés manipulés on ne peut plus dérangeants que nous dévoile le photographe suédois Samuel Pettersson.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieThe making of « animal in the cellar »Description originaleSo, these are from a self portrait series I shot over …

Cadillac Reveals the 2015 ATS Coupe

(4 years ago)
This post is in partnership with Cadillac. The All New ATS Coupe has arrived. Check it out here. #ATSCoupe Caddies aren’t just for rappers anymore. Gone are the days of music video cameos, hapless hydraulics and rolling on 20’s. The Cadillac ATS Coupe has arrived and it’s a whole new ball game. Following the brand’s tradition of dynamic […]

Dezeen Mail #185

(4 years ago)
A cabin nestled in a former Hungarian quarry (pictured) and a doughnut-shaped skyscraper feature in this week's Dezeen Mail newsletter, along with the last news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 185 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Architectural Paintings by Cécile van Hanja

(4 years ago)
Abstract-style paintings of architecture that evoke a sense of calm.

Kia GT4 Stinger Concept

(4 years ago)
Toujours dans les nouveautés du Salon de Detroit, focus sur le nouveau concept Kia GT4 Stinger, un intéressant coupé sportif 2+2 propulsé par une version du 4 cylindres 2 litres T-GDI suralimentée poussée à 315 chevaux directement envoyés aux roues arrière grâce à une transmission manuelle à 6 rapport.Plus …

Sexy Simpson

(4 years ago)
Tirant son inspiration du photographe Helmut Newton, clin d’oeil pour cette excellente série d’illustrations de l’artiste italien AleXsandro Palombo qui détourne le couple Simpson de manière on ne peut plus suggestive …Plus de détails en images dans la galerieCredits & copyright AleXsandro Palombo – via…

Cadillac Reaveals the 2015 ATS Coupe

(4 years ago)
This post is in partnership with Cadillac. The All New ATS Coupe has arrived. Check it out here. #ATSCoupe Caddies aren’t just for rappers anymore. Gone are the days of music video cameos, hapless hydraulics and rolling on 20’s. The Cadillac ATS Coupe has arrived and it’s a whole new ball game. Following the brand’s tradition of dynamic […]

Cliffhanger Residence

(4 years ago)
Acccrochée à un flanc de colline avec vue imprenable sur l’horizon, coup de coeur pour la magnifique « Cliffhanger Residence », une superbe villa construite au nord de Vancouver par Kevin Vallely Design.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDescription originaleSituated on the steep south facing slopes of North Vancouver’s …

The Bright Side: Maçakizi Hotel

(4 years ago)
January 16th, 2014 – Unfolding along an olive tree-strewn hillside of Turkey’s Bodrum Peninsula, with all encompassing views of the Aegean sea, Maçakizi Hotel can be found within the small fishing village of Türkbükü. A long time favorite holiday destination for the well-heeled and celebrities, Türkbükü is home to a host of designer boutiques, trendy […]

Maria Chair

(4 years ago)
Inspirée des robes mexicaines, clin d’oeil pour la très belle « Maria Chair », une assise originale et colorée créée par le designer Raul Herrera Téllez du studio Arquiteknia.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDescription originale“It was always her, she said, women born”. “Maria” is perhaps the closest name …

Synchronized Swimming Photography

(4 years ago)
Un rendu surréaliste voire presque étrange pour « Natation Synchronisée », une magnifique série de clichés shootés à l’argentique par le photographe français Jean-Baptiste Courtier.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieCredits photos & copyright Jean-Baptiste Courtier – via…

Asia dominates skyscraper construction with three quarters of 2013's tallest buildings

(4 years ago)
News: a record-breaking 53 skyscrapers over 200 metres high were completed in Asia in 2013, accounting for three-quarters of the year's tallest new buildings, according to the latest industry report. (more...)

Red concrete visitor centre by Gonçalo Byrne tells the story of a Portuguese civil war battle

(4 years ago)
A pointed arch punctures the red concrete facade of this Portuguese visitor attraction designed by Lisbon architect Gonçalo Byrne to present the history of a fourteenth century battle between Portuguese and Castilian forces (+ slideshow). (more...)

Beijing art gallery by Penda features topsy-turvy archways

(4 years ago)
A sequence of arches creates topsy-turvy openings and curvy doorways through the spaces of this art gallery in Beijing by design collective Penda (+ slideshow). (more...)

Back in Action

(4 years ago)
When Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks and D.W. Griffith broke away from Paramount Pictures in 1919 to form United Artists, it was a bold statement of intent. Throwing off the shackles of the studio… Continue Reading »The post Back in Action appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

To Me…To You…

(4 years ago)
Have you had your three Shredded Wheat this morning? This lot certainly have. In fact they finished them all, then ate the box, the bowl, the spoon and maybe even the waiter who served them… Continue Reading »The post To Me…To You… appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Cutting Criticism

(4 years ago)
Um einen roten Mund (Around a Red Mouth), c. 1967 Collage 20.5 x 16.5 cm Collection of IFA, Stuttgart Hannah Höch was the darling of Dada, hugely influential in the collage movement and an important… Continue Reading »The post Cutting Criticism appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Bernardo Bader's Haus Fontanella is a chalet built from pine and spruce

(4 years ago)
Austrian studio Bernardo Bader Architects sourced pine and spruce from the surrounding slopes to build this picturesque chalet in a village of western Austria (+ slideshow). (more...)

Landscapes of Our Fathers

(4 years ago)
Tom Wood Achill Red (between Dugourt and Keel), 1990 Tom Wood is renowned for his talent as a photographer of people, especially working-class Liverpudlians, so it’s a rare treat to enjoy an exhibition of his… Continue Reading »The post Landscapes of Our Fathers appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Architonic Live in Cologne: imm 2014, Parts 5 & 6

(4 years ago)
  Join us on our photographic journey through the exhibition halls of this year’s edition of imm cologne. In parts 5 & 6 of Architonic’s popular photo tours, we focus not only on the products, but also on their setting and context.   > to Architonic Live in Cologne: imm 2014, Part 5   > to Architonic Live in […]

‘Sucabaruca’ coffee set by Luca Nichetto for Mjölk (CA)

(4 years ago)
Designer Luca Nichetto’s ‘Sucabaruca’, a coffee set, is rich in cultural and formal references that come from the influences of several people involved in the project. It’s a coffee set that combines the modern ritual of filtered coffee, which unites several countries including North America and Scandinavia, with the renowned tradition of Italy, where coffee […]

Digital flower animation by Daniel Brown based on exhibits at Dundee museum

(4 years ago)
British digital designer Daniel Brown has created a new series of his animated flowers that "grow" according to computer algorithms (+ slideshow).  (more...)

Goldkehlchen

(4 years ago)
The two founders Adam & Eva got their hands on the apple (yes, really). They met each other during their studies. They used to send cool ciders...Click to read more... »          

REBBL Tonic

(4 years ago)
Moxie Sozo created visual and verbal language for REBBL's brand story. REBBL Tonic is a brand with ambitious vision like no other; to develop the...Click to read more... »          

Latest Trends In Packaging Design: Aesthetic Trends & Effective Speech

(4 years ago)
Want to know what latest trends in packaging design to look for in 2014? Josefina Lascano, Senior Graphic Designer at Tridimage, gives us three...Click to read more... »          

Lost & Found Xmas

(4 years ago)
Lost & Found, a specialist in food and beverage brand created a beautiful, chocolate colored box with luscious gold lettering to hold a special...Click to read more... »          

Virtuous Living

(4 years ago)
Virtuous Living is more than a line of gluten-free spices, it's a new way to enjoy food again. Founded by a woman who suffers from celiac disease,...Click to read more... »          

Student: Zotter Mixing Bar - Chocolate Packaging

(4 years ago)
Christina Hosiner, Katrin Bichler & Tsveti Lyubenova developed package design for Zotter Mi-Xing Bar, an online tool where you can invent your...Click to read more... »          

Devil's Peak Beer

(4 years ago)
Rudi de Wet was commissioned to design a beer label's for Maven Agencies re-branding launch party. A fun typography treatment on each bottle with a...Click to read more... »          
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