Design archive for 2014-04-12

Hillside hideaway by GSMM Architetti features a courtyard for stargazing

(4 years ago)
This bright white house in Portugal by GSMM Architetti uses the trees on its hillside site to create a sense of intimacy, providing a counterbalance for the openness of its central courtyard  (+ slideshow). (more...)

Fairytale-inspired chair shrouds the sitter with a red hood

(4 years ago)
Milan 2014: German designer Hanna Emelie Ernsting has developed a chair with an integrated red blanket that wraps around the sitter like Little Red Riding Hood's cape (+ slideshow). (more...)

Mark Braun celebrates "craft of making" with Metro watch for Nomos Glashütte

(4 years ago)
Berlin-based product designer Mark Braun has created his first watch, with the Metro for fine watchmakers Nomos Glashütte (+ interview). (more...)

Download issues four to eight of experimental Milan newspaper FOMO

(4 years ago)
Milan 2014: futurist and writer Bruce Sterling was among this week's visitors to the FOMObile in Milan – the first mobile press room for an algorithmic publishing experiment led by Joseph Grima (+ download). (more...)

Download issues four to eight of experimental Milan newspaper FOMO

(4 years ago)
Milan 2014: Bruce Sterling was among this week's visitors to the FOMObile in Milan – the first mobile press room for an algorithmic publishing experiment led by Joseph Grima (+ download). (more...)

Architectural culture is "moving in two directions" says Shigeru Ban

(4 years ago)
News: young architects are becoming disillusioned with commercial work and instead turning to humanitarian projects, according to 2014 Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban. (more...)

Jordi Bernadó removes doors from Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Pavilion

(4 years ago)
Over the last few years Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Pavilion has been loaded with junk, and had its pools filled with coffee and milk. Now photographer Jordi Bernadó has taken the doors out and mounted them onto the facade. (more...)

Massimo Morozzi, co-founder of Archizoom, dies aged 73

(4 years ago)
News: Italian architect and designer Massimo Morozzi, co-founder of influential architecture studio Archizoom Associati and later art director for furniture brand Edra, has died aged 73. (more...)

Chineasy illustrated characters designed to make learning Chinese easy

(4 years ago)
This system of illustrated characters and animations was developed to help people learn to read Chinese, and is one of the 76 projects nominated for Designs of the Year 2014 (+ slideshow). (more...)


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