Design archive for 2014-01-29

Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles

(4 years ago)
A look inside the Ace Hotel’s latest in Downtown Los Angeles ~ take a look at everything from restaurant, LA Chapter, to the lobby, rooftop, pool, bars, and rooms! (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

Skookum Dog Gear

(4 years ago)
Skookum Dog Gear ~ NOTpuppy, Bucky, tries out their (faux) Sheepskin Bed with Memory Foam, Stuffed Toy Bat, the World’s Best Tennis Balls, Collar + Bungee Leash and more… Fun packaging and details.(Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

Bare Conductive Flashing Cards

(4 years ago)
Here’s the latest from London-based editor and resident zoologist, Justine Aw ~ in addition to her other Top Drawer finds, we LOVE these semi DIY cards that use Bare Conductive’s Electric Paint. Bare Conductive’s Flashing Card Sets are a fun use of their Electric Paint. We Draw our own circuits and light up the Conductive Encounters!(Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

Top Drawer 2014 Favorites

(4 years ago)
Here’s the latest from London-based editor and resident zoologist, Justine Aw, who recently covered Top Drawer in London ~ and here are links to some of our features about it! Highlights from January 2014’s Top Drawer, Home and Craft in London. Lots of fun displays, products, and colorful goods! A gorgeous display from Makers and Merchants at Top Drawer. We love the branding and identity work from Horse and their focus on products sourced, selected, made and crafted with artisans.

RECAP: #AskTheDieline with @MakeandMatter

(4 years ago)
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#AskTheDieline: A Live Q&A Session with @MakeAndMatter

(4 years ago)
Join our live Q&A tweet session #AskTheDieline and converse live with  The Dieline, and Trina Bentley, Founder and Owner of Austin based creative studio Make & Matter!When: Wednesday, January 29 Time: 12 pm (PST)You can participate in real time from 12 - 12:30 pm (30 minutes) PST on Wednesday, or send in questions in advance by tweeting your question to @TheDieline with hashtag #AskDieline in your tweet. Trina and our team of editors will be answering questions, and discussing Trina's upcoming session at The Dieline Conference in Boston.Anyone can participate!   RSVP Here. About Trina BentleyTrina Bentley is an award-winning designer and owner of Make & Matter, an Austin-based branding and packaging design shop. For more than a decade, Trina churned out work for publications, small firms, and in-house marketing departments. Upon discovering — and falling in love with — packaging design, Trina launched Make & Matter to focus on building brands and positioning them for success through beautiful, functional packaging solutions. With her gung ho approach, keen eye, and willingness to work (and rework), Trina has carved out a rewarding niche. Her work can be found in annuals, books, blogs — and most importantly, on the shelf at your local grocer.Learn more about Trina Bentley by visit her studio website, Make & Matter, or visit her recent Spotlight feature.        Related Posts:The Dieline Awards: 2[..]

Cedar-clad villa by Naka Studio shelters a huge terrace beneath its roof

(4 years ago)
Toshiharu Naka of Tokyo-based Naka Studio added an asymmetric roof with overhanging eaves to this house in a Japanese skiing village to create a huge sheltered terrace for residents (+ slideshow). (more...)

LIVE NOW: #AskTheDieline with Make and Matter

(4 years ago)
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Fragile Beasts sculpture made from paper by Łódź University of Technology students

(4 years ago)
Students from Łódź University of Technology in Poland built this delicate stacked sculpture to demonstrate the structural properties of curve-folded paper. (more...)

In 1 hour! #AskTheDieline, A Live Q&A Session with @MakeAndMatter

(4 years ago)
Join our live Q&A tweet session #AskTheDieline and converse live with  The Dieline, and Trina Bentley, Founder and Owner of Austin based creative studio Make & Matter!When: Wednesday, January 29 Time: 12 pm (PST)You can participate in real time from 12 - 12:30 pm (30 minutes) PST on Wednesday, or send in questions in advance by tweeting your question to @TheDieline with hashtag #AskDieline in your tweet. Trina and our team of editors will be answering questions, and discussing Trina's upcoming session at The Dieline Conference in Boston.Anyone can participate!   RSVP Here. About Trina BentleyTrina Bentley is an award-winning designer and owner of Make & Matter, an Austin-based branding and packaging design shop. For more than a decade, Trina churned out work for publications, small firms, and in-house marketing departments. Upon discovering — and falling in love with — packaging design, Trina launched Make & Matter to focus on building brands and positioning them for success through beautiful, functional packaging solutions. With her gung ho approach, keen eye, and willingness to work (and rework), Trina has carved out a rewarding niche. Her work can be found in annuals, books, blogs — and most importantly, on the shelf at your local grocer.Learn more about Trina Bentley by visit her studio website, Make & Matter, or visit her recent Spotlight feature.        Related Posts:The Dieline Awards: 2[..]

A Black & White Penthouse Apartment Full of Curves

(4 years ago)
A minimal penthouse gets refurbished with curvy black & white cabinets and walls giving it a futuristic look.

Making work look like play: the most creative offices around the world

(4 years ago)
Look at an average office and you can see why many people might dread getting up in the morning and going to work. Grey impersonal buildings make the people who work in them feel like drones in a miserable corporate machine. To tackle this mentality, lots of companies have started putting more effort into making work a little bit [...]

Foothills House

(4 years ago)
Construite à Pokeno, une petite ville située à 50 km d’Auckland en Nouvelle Zélande, un très gros coup de coeur pour la magnifique  « Foothills House », une somptueuse villa totalement ouverte sur l’extérieur qui propose en outre une agréable piscine créée par Strachan Group Architects.Plus de détails en images dans …

CNCH Wallet & Bottle Opener

(4 years ago)
Simple comme une petite plaquette de bois entourée d’un élastique à laquelle peut s’ajouter un ouvre-bouteille en acier tout aussi plat, clin d’oeil pour cet excellent « CNCH Wallet« , un discret portefeuille proposé dans différentes essences de bois par Portsmith Co.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDesign by …

Gijs van Bon's Skryf machine "writes poems on the ground with sand"

(4 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI World Tour: in this movie filmed at Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven, artist Gijs van Bon shows us his machine called Skryf, which deposits a trail of sand behind it to form letters on the ground.  (more...)

Favorite Inspiring Designs in the World of Ramen

(4 years ago)
Pinch Food Design rounds up some of their favorite inspiring design contributions to the ramen world.

Famous modernist chair shapes merged into a bar stool by Eugeni Quitllet

(4 years ago)
Maison&Objet 2014: Catalan designer Eugeni Quitllet has taken the silhouettes of famous modernist chairs and amalgamated them into the back of this bar stool. (more...)

Carl Hansen & Son adopts logo designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1950

(4 years ago)
News: Danish design brand Carl Hansen & Søn has changed its logo back to one originally created by legendary furniture designer Hans J. Wegner in 1950, in honour of the 100th anniversary of his birth. (more...)

Fantastic Kaleidosopic Light Paintings

(4 years ago)
Un rendu un peu kitch mais néanmoins impressionnant pour cette incroyable série de clichés en light painting réalisés par le photographe Jeremy Jackson aka Tacky spécialisé dans ce type de créations.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieCredits & copyright Jeremy Jackson aka Tacky – via…

Alfred – Broom and Dustpan

(4 years ago)
Superbement réussi esthétiquement, une mention toute particulière pour « Alfred », un très beau duo composé d’une petite pelle et d’une balayette créé par le designer Tom Chludil.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieCredits photos & design by Tom Chludil – via…

An Outdoor Side Table With Lighting Built In

(4 years ago)
A modern, nautical-inspired, outdoor table with a built-in lighting system down the center.

Fukita Pavilion

(4 years ago)
Installé entre des arbres dans un quartier résidentiel de Kagawa au Japon, coup de projecteur sur l’excellent « Fukita Pavilion », une étonnante structure dédiée à la contemplation et à la relaxation imaginée par l’architecte japonais Ryue Nishizawa.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieCredits photos Jacomejp & design by …

Rowing facility by Álvaro Fernandes Andrade snakes across a landscape of underground dorms

(4 years ago)
Portuguese architect Álvaro Fernandes Andrade has completed a training facility for Olympic-standard rowers where angular white volumes snake across a tiered landscape of grassy slopes and dry-stone walls (+ slideshow). (more...)

The Post-it Watch

(4 years ago)
Quand il ne reste plus une seule petite place sur son bureau pour ajouter un nouveau Post-it, on passe au plan B : la montre Post-it créée par le studio Pa Design. Pour toujours avoir un pense-bête sur soi, ce format pratique de Post-it en bracelet montre tiendra vraiment son…

Black and White Landscapes

(4 years ago)
Une sensation de tranquillité et de plénitude avec cette superbe série de clichés en noir et blanc shootés par le photographe Derek Toye basé en Ontario.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieCredits photos Derek Toye – via…

Zaha Hadid designs apartment for Ronald McDonald charity house

(4 years ago)
Zaha Hadid Architects is one of 11 international firms designing a studio apartment at a new McDonald's charity house in Hamburg to accommodate the relatives of children receiving hospital treatment nearby (+ slideshow). (more...)

Ho Boy

(4 years ago)
The name might raise a mischievous eyebrow given it’s location in London’s entertainment (ahem) district, but The House of Ho is a respectable establishment – the latest culinary venture from chef Bobby Chinn. The Ho… Continue Reading »The post Ho Boy appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Colibri

(4 years ago)
Mit Colibri hat Markus Johansson sich in der Designhistorie von Skandinavien bewegt und einen Stuhl geschaffen, der die typisch nordische DNS in sich trägt und ab dem ersten Blick zeitlos elegant wirkt. Dabei hat der Benutzer die Möglichkeit, seinen eigenen Stuhl mitzugestalten. Verschiedene Rückenlehnen, unterschiedliche Farben für das Gestell und eine Auswahl von Materialien und […]

Old Yorkshire barn converted into a modern home by Snook Architects

(4 years ago)
British studio Snook Architects has overhauled a dilapidated eighteenth-century barn in Yorkshire to create a modern home with chunky wooden trusses, exposed brickwork and a double-height family kitchen (+ slideshow). (more...)

Real Gone Kid

(4 years ago)
Super Future Kid, as the name suggests, is an artist who doesn’t take things too seriously. There is little room for po-faced fine-art codswallop when the very best of East and West’s pop culture come… Continue Reading »The post Real Gone Kid appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Wild Side Revisited

(4 years ago)
Transformer: Aspects of Travesty, Installation Photo, Peter White When Lou Reed wrote about Holly’s journey from Miami to New York, and from man to woman, in his song Walk on the Wild Side, he created… Continue Reading »The post Wild Side Revisited appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Simple Pleasures

(4 years ago)
Nestled in the bosom of its confidante and partner-in-hip, Berlin’s Companion Coffee is the in-house coffee shop of stylish Kreuzberg garment peddler, Voo. Matching in aesthetic and defiant approach to simplicity, Companion Coffee offers up… Continue Reading »The post Simple Pleasures appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Architonic Newsletter 01.2014

(4 years ago)
Hot on the heels of Maison&Objet in Paris, which is just drawing to a close, is the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, which runs from 4 to 8 February. The Architonic Team is looking forward, as always, to you dropping by our Concept Space, situated in the Stockholmsmässan’s Entrance Hall (EH:04). Don’t forget to pick […]

Architonic Live in Paris: Maison&Objet 2014, Parts 4 & 5

(4 years ago)
Our final two Facebook photo galleries from the Maison&Objet international interior design show in Paris round out our coverage from the City of Light. This year 3,000 brands, 45% of which international, presented their products in more than 130 000 m² of stands. Here below Architonic’s intrepid team has captured the best designs from the […]

3D-printed shades diffuse light from Afillia lamps by Alessandro Zambelli for .exnovo

(4 years ago)
Maison&Object 2014: perforated 3D-printed shades diffuse the glow from lamps in this collection by Italian designer Alessandro Zambelli. (more...)
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