Design archive for 2014-01-22

Thrive Reimagines the Yamaha XS650

(4 years ago)
Jan | 21 | 2014 – When the Yamaha XS 650 was launched in 1968 it had one of the most advanced engines in its class of large parallel twin motorcycles. The engine and gearbox are unit construction with the crankcase split horizontally for ease of assembly, whereas almost all contemporaries in its 1986 class […]

Nendo Abstracts Cloud Shadows And Turns Them Into Tables

(4 years ago)
A set of tables with pixelated patterns that were designed by abstracting the shadows of photographed clouds.

Emptied Gestures by Heather Hansen

(4 years ago)
A découvrir, les impressionnantes réalisations de l’artiste Heather Hansen qui utilise l’intégralité de son corps pour créer, dans une sorte de chorégraphie de mouvements synchronisés, des figures géométriques géantes.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieLa vidéo intégrale en HDCredits & copyright Heather Hansen – via…

Eclectic London Apartment with an Exuberant Color Palette

(4 years ago)
A colorful London apartment that combines a bit of West London style with a touch of a New York City loft vibe.

Virtual reality headset by BeAnotherLab lets users try swapping gender

(4 years ago)
Interdisciplinary art collective BeAnotherLab has developed a virtual reality headset that allows users to experience what it would be like to live in the skin of someone from the opposite sex. (more...)

Stekko Minimalist Leaning Coatrack

(4 years ago)
Stekko is a minimalist coat rack that also holds purses, scarves and shoes.

Octahedrons

(4 years ago)
Baptisé « Octahedrons », une mention spéciale pour cet intéressant système de petit mobilier modulable à assembler soi-même en combinant des sections de bois et des modules de fixation d’angles permettant de réaliser des structures basées sur des triangles équilatéraux imaginé par le designer Benjamin Migliore.Plus de détails en images dans …

Bioluminescent Beaches in Maldives

(4 years ago)
Shootés par le photographe taïwanais Will Ho, coup de projecteur sur cette incroyable série de clichés de millions de phytoplanctons luminescents illuminant des plages des Maldives.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieCredits photos & copyright Will Ho aka hala065 – via…

Modern Tree Snake Houses

(4 years ago)
Imaginées par les architectes Tiago Rebelo de Andrade et Luís Rebelo de Andrade, coup de coeur pour ces magnifiques « Tree Snake Houses », d’agréables maisons dans les arbres préfabriquées construite dans le Pedras Salgadas Eco Resort au Portugal.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDesign by Tiago Rebelo de …

20 Hangers Wardrobe

(4 years ago)
Simple assemblage de 20 cintres en bois par des filins reliés entre eux, clin d’oeil pour ce « 20 Hangers Wardrobe », un porte-manteaux revisité de manière originale par la jeune designer italienne Alice Rosignoli.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieCredits & copyright Alice Rosignoli…

Wishes 2014 by Skill Lab

(4 years ago)
A découvrir, cette superbe carte de voeux sous la forme d’une vidéo d’animation mettant en scène les plus grandes marques dont on se souviendra en 2014 réalisée par le studio Skill Lab.La vidéo intégrale en HDCredits & copyright Skill Lab…

BarberOsgerby's Design Museum exhibition "could almost be called the aluminium show"

(4 years ago)
British designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby have curated an exhibition at London's Design Museum containing a selection objects paused part-way through the manufacturing process, which they joked reveals their obsession with aluminium. (more...)

Floating Boat Candleholders by dOt

(4 years ago)
Have you ever seen origami paper boats floating in a pool? Here's a ceramic version that'll light up your outdoor evenings.

OMA's Imaginarium hosts lectures in Selfridges' basement

(4 years ago)
An events space designed by Rem Koolhaas' OMA has opened in the basement of London department store Selfridges, featuring a circular amphitheatre, vivid green columns and a stripy monochrome floor (+ slideshow). (more...)

"Emergency security measures" called for after vandals sack Le Corbusier's Ronchamp

(4 years ago)
News: Le Corbusier's Notre Dame du Haut chapel at Ronchamp has been vandalised, prompting calls for urgent security measures to prevent further damage to one of the Modernist architect's finest works. (more...)

Herzog & de Meuron unveil first buildings of Lyon masterplan

(4 years ago)
News: Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron have revealed designs for the first eight buildings of their 35-hectare masterplan for La Confluence, an extension of the city centre in Lyon, France (+ slideshow). (more...)

Prado sofa with movable backrest cushions by Christian Werner for Ligne Roset

(4 years ago)
Cologne 2014: German designer Christian Werner has created a sofa for French brand Ligne Roset with backrests that can be placed in any position (+ slideshow). (more...)

Upmarket

(4 years ago)
You’ve got so much money that your bank account is literally full. You want to be cool and edgy, but you’re scared of going to actual flea markets because they are full of poor people… Continue Reading »The post Upmarket appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Checking Out

(4 years ago)
If the walls could talk, the Hotel Chelsea would have the mother of all stories to tell. A New York landmark, blessed with a lovely red brick façade adorned with steel balconies, the Chelsea’s real… Continue Reading »The post Checking Out appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

The Road Less Travelled

(4 years ago)
Despite interacting with it on a regular, in some cases daily, basis, motorway architecture probably isn’t something to which you’ve given much thought. And who can blame you? Happily, there are people who give it… Continue Reading »The post The Road Less Travelled appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Just Like a Woman?

(4 years ago)
Untitled (frosted bust) 2012 porcelain, china paint, and luster 10 ½ x 8 x 6 ½ inches Courtesy of the artist and P.P.O.W Gallery, New York Sexy? Creepy? Some uncomfortable mixture of both? Sculptor and… Continue Reading »The post Just Like a Woman? appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

eHydration

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Double-gabled house overlooking a Norwegian fjord by Schjelderup Trondahl Architects

(4 years ago)
The two parts of this house near Oslo by Schjelderup Trondahl Architects are joined at an angle, with their gabled roofs meeting to form a distorted M-shape (+ slideshow). (more...)

eHydration

(4 years ago)

The Diorama Dwelling

(4 years ago)
Jan | 21 | 2014 – Architect duo Josemaría de Churtichaga and Cayetana de la Quadra-Salcedo formed their Madrid-based architecture firm ch+qs in 1995, and have since been constructing creative and contemporary structures in Spain and beyond. Last year, ch+qs wowed us with the design of Cinema Center Matadero, and now the architects have revealed […]

The Heat is On: Tubes turns up the dial with its architectural radiators

(4 years ago)
‘Products developed for architecture’ is how Italian brand Tubes describes its striking, resolutely sculptural radiators and towel rails, designed to shape the interior landscape as well as heat it. The manufacturer’s story is one of a steadfast commitment to innovation and design, transforming heating into an art form. Come on in from the cold. (by […]

‘Kawara’ bench by Tsuyoshi Hayashi (JP)

(4 years ago)
Tsuyoshi Hayashi’s ‘Kawara’ bench salvages and repurposes industrially rejected Japanese roof tiles that would otherwise be discarded. As cracks or chipping can occur at an average rate of 5% during each production run, this represents more than 65,000 pieces per year that have the potential to be reused.     “Ceramic waste is difficult to […]

Architonic Live in Cologne: imm 2014, Parts 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11

(4 years ago)
As imm cologne 2014 comes to a close, here below are five more photo galleries from Architonic’s most extensive coverage yet of this international furnishing show. In parts 7 through 11 of Architonic’s popular photo tours, we focus on the novelties from the best brands on the show floor. 789 images in all, enjoy!   > to […]

Studio Spotlight: Make & Matter

(4 years ago)
Make & Matter was founded in 2011 by designer, Trina Bentley. Her goal was simple: To MAKE – design, create, explore and discover. And to...Click to read more... »          

Bouch Buger Bistro

(4 years ago)
Designed by Firmalt, Bouch Burger Bistro was created with the intent of perfecting the burger. Each burger has been carefully crafted to provide a...Click to read more... »          

‘Oxymoron’ table by Anna Lotova (RU)

(4 years ago)
It was while working on her thesis project that architect Anna Lotova began searching for the light-hearted, hidden humor in every material and medium, says she “I was trying to give space to the natural behavior of materials, while looking for contrasts in shape, color and material.” The result, ‘Oxymoron’, is a table composed of […]
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