Design archive for 2014-04-08

MAPA's XAN House in Brazil combines raw concrete with slatted timber

(4 years ago)
An austere concrete wall screens the transparent lower floor of this house in southern Brazil, while the overhanging upper storey is masked behind a layer of timber slats (photos by Leonardo Finotti + slideshow). (more...)

Maccreanor Lavington overhauls Amsterdam's Kraaiennest metro station

(4 years ago)
Laser-cut stainless steel creates an intricately patterned surface on the walls of this upgraded metro station in Amsterdam by architecture firm Maccreanor Lavington (+ slideshow). (more...)

Tactile Wood Photos by Photocarver

(4 years ago)
Create your own tactile wood photos with Photocarver.

Wire Collection by Overgaard & Dyrman

(4 years ago)
A new furniture collection that was inspired by traditional saddlery and modern metal work.

Elizabeth House by Masfernandez Arquitectos

(4 years ago)
Situated on a cliff in Algarrobo, Chile, this beautiful modern seaside retreat was designed in 2014 for a single 50 years old mother by architecture firm Masfernandez Arquitectos. “Thinking about a second home, it is inevitable to imagine a place with special features, much more if it is facing the sea. The Elizabeth House, as we call it [...]

Caramel by Yasmin Muller

(4 years ago)
Sculptural steel objects born from an intense relationship between artist and muse.

Camellia Sinensis

(4 years ago)
Chez Valois creates a stunning packaging structure and graphic design system for Camellia Sinensis company, a Montreal based tea retailer considered to be experts in tea. "Based in Montreal since 1997, Camellia Sinensis company is considered to be The tea expert. They wanted to create a packaging platform for their retail products that would represent the high quality tea leaves and freshness of their own sourced selected teas, while preserving their brand equity."        Related Posts:KHOOMS Premium BeerSpetaria 

VOYA skincare

(4 years ago)
It's not often that a brand you have created and lovingly designed ends up in the hands of the First Lady, but that is exactly what happened this March when Irish Premier, Taoiseach Enda Kenny presented Michelle Obama with a beautiful St. Patrick's Day gift box filled with skincare products from Voya.  "We have worked with Voya for years, developing their brand of luxury sea weed based cosmetics. The brand and packaging was developed with the ocean and seaweed's origin in mind, with the name coming from the word 'Voyage'. Their range of cosmetics are now sold in retail outlets and spa destinations in over 22 countries. Did we mention that they are used by the First Lady?!"        Related Posts:Hudson Made SoapHonest Wines 

Berta & Honeycomb by Yuval Tal for Rack & Tack

(4 years ago)
Two new, innovative designs from Yuval Tal for Rack & Tack that are perfect for any home or office.

SMA Infant Nutrition

(4 years ago)
Recreating a design with structure, hiarchy, and overall a better informational system, Michael James Phillips designed SMA Infant Nutrition with a strong strategy to create a package that was simplified, and more appropriate for the market.          Related Posts:TamrahActivia 

Social housing by Vous Êtes Ici Architectes slots between buildings in Paris

(4 years ago)
Bold orange windows punctuate the wooden facades of this angular apartment block that French studio Vous Êtes Ici Architectes has slotted between the existing buildings of a south Paris neighbourhood (+ movie). (more...)

Les Sorts Wine

(4 years ago)
Redesigned by Atipus their concept for Les Sorts wine was to focus on simplicity. Reconfiguring the name hiarchy Atipus has designed the label to have the name of the wine variety and the typographical treatment be the main focal point.        Related Posts:Honest WinesSpetaria 

How the Cartesian Chair is Made

(4 years ago)
Cutting edge techniques lead to the creation of this chair - see how it's made!

Cale Brewery

(4 years ago)
Designed by Suizopop, Cale Brewery is a craft beer company company from Monterrey, México. The bottles features limited color selection with typography that compliments the design in general.  "We tried to do a brand that puts the sophistication and industrial moods from Monterrey in one."        Related Posts:Concept: Southern Union BrewingKHOOMS Premium Beer 

Honest Wines

(4 years ago)
 Señor, a Croatian based agency, has focused their design for Honest Wine on the basic principal of honesty. Every wine is wrapped to unveil truth in every way Honest Wine is created.         Related Posts:SpetariaConcept: Southern Union Brewing 

Customisable furniture means "no more trends" says Philippe Starck

(4 years ago)
Milan 2014: new design brand TOG's furniture can be customised using an app and makes choice "the only trend that is acceptable", according to Philippe Starck who has created a range of products for the company (+ slideshow). (more...)

Papillon Blu

(4 years ago)
Papiloon Blu is a privately owned spa and wellness centre located at the heart of Indonesia'a Surabaya City. Independent design studio Sciencewerk recently worked with Papillon Blu to develop a new brand identity, which included a logo mark, logotype, print, packaging, environmental signage, and website, based around the name blue butterfly.        Related Posts:Hudson Made SoapZiesche Modern Apothecary 

Cornish Crown Small Batch Craft Beers

(4 years ago)
Meor was tasked by Cornish Crown, a micro craft brewery in Cornwall, to design branding for this business based in Badgers Cross near Penzance.         Related Posts:KHOOMS Premium BeerJasmine Pearl Tea Co. 

Algorithmic journalism machine generates free newspaper for Milan design week

(4 years ago)
Milan 2014: Dezeen has teamed up with design research collaborative Space Caviar to distribute a free publication generated by an algorithmic journalism machine which will trawl content from social media and talks in Milan this week. (more...)

Tamrah

(4 years ago)
Best Foods, a Dubai based nuts and dates food brand, approached MOJO to brand their new chocolate covered date and nut confections.         Related Posts:ActiviaSpetaria 

Blairgowrie House by Wolveridge Architects offers a timber-clad seaside home

(4 years ago)
Geometric patterned screens encase a pair courtyards at this timber-clad beach house by Wolveridge Architects on Australia's south coast (+ slideshow). (more...)

Bouroullecs present carved wooden Uncino chairs at Salone Internazionale del Mobile

(4 years ago)
Milan 2014: the Salone Internazionale del Mobile fair opens in Milan today, where Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec are showing a range of metal and carved wood chairs for Italian brand Mattiazzi. (more...)

Milan 2014 Preview: ‘Council Chair Lounge’ by Onecollection (DK)

(4 years ago)
  Danish furniture brand Onecollection will be showing several novelties during Milan Design Week 2014 including the ‘Council Chair Lounge’, a lower and slightly tilted version of the original Council Chair designed by Kasper Salto and Thomas Sigsgaard for the Trusteeship Council Chamber at the U.N. Headquarters in New York.     “The chair offers […]

Alexander Gufler unveils sculptural wooden furniture for TON

(4 years ago)
Milan 2014: Vienna-based designer Alexander Gufler has created three new products for Czech brand TON that will be launched at Salone Internazionale del Mobile today (+ slideshow). (more...)

Architonic in Frankfurt: Light + Building 2014, Part 12

(4 years ago)
  Architonic was in Frankfurt all week last week attending and participating in Light + Building, the world’s biggest trade fair for lighting and building. Our last Facebook photo gallery from this vast show is now up on Facebook. Part 12 of 12 photo galleries, all told we took 1,545 photos of the best designs […]

Canada launches architecture prize to rival Pritzker

(4 years ago)
News: the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and architect Raymond Moriyama have launched a $100,000 award to rival the Pritzker and Stirling Prizes, which will be awarded every two years through an open competition. (more...)


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