Design archive for 2014-04-25

Geometric shapes puncture facade of House in Fukai by Horibe Associates

(4 years ago)
This small gabled house by Japanese architect Naoko Horibe has two openings in its facade – the first is triangular and contains a recessed balcony, while the second is rectangular and comprises a protruding terrace (+ slideshow). (more...)

Take Time by Mathieu Lehanneur launches in new colours at Dezeen Watch Store

(4 years ago)
A timepiece by French designer Mathieu Lehanneur for Lexon that pays homage to the traditional pocket watch is now available in six different colours (+ buy now from Dezeen Watch Store). (more...)

SMFBeer

(4 years ago)
Designed by SMFB | Country: Norway “What would one of Norway’s leading advertising agencies be without it’s own homemade beer? Well, thirsty is probably one of the things so we decided to brew our very own IPA beer at our office in Oslo to treat both our clients and our selves with.”

Armada & LayAir Armchairs from Hookl und Stool

(4 years ago)
Two new minimalist armchairs that are custom made by Hookl und Stool.

+node: A Cantilevered Home Stacked Like Building Blocks

(4 years ago)
A Japanese house built on a sloped plot of land where a cantilevered volume juts out over another one.

"We can't deny the important role of lifestyle approaches to design"

(4 years ago)
Opinion: Dutch writer Christian Reinewald defends Marcel Wanders' Pinned Up exhibition at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, following a series of critical attacks claiming Wanders work does not have the cultural weight to merit a major retrospective. (more...)

Dove Advanced Hair Series

(4 years ago)
JDO Brand Design & Innovation has created premium pack designs for Unilever’s new ‘Dove Advanced Hair Series,’ a premium tier of products sitting above the core Dove hair care range. The new packs feature beautiful soft pastel hues that introduce the different need states. The shampoo products boast a semi transparent gradient which hero’s the product format, whilst the conditioner products remain a pure and beautiful white. A unique icon in gold foil was designed for each need state and transparent caps tinted in the respective complimentary color complete the design.   “JDO’s new premium pack designs represent a big step change for Dove. The new platform provides a much more premium offering from the core Dove hair care range and will allow us to bring the next generation of Dove hair care technology to a broader consumer base.” - Renato Rossi, Global Brand Director, Dove hair luxury at Unilever         Related Posts:Student: HN DeliMethod Sunset Breeze Laundry Collection 

Sir Richard’s (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition Condoms

(4 years ago)
Sir Richard's Condom Company, a past Dieline award winner, has released a new design in partnership with (RED) to launch the first-ever (PRODUCT)RED condom. 5% of the proceeds from every Sir Richard’s (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition condom box will go to fight AIDS. For those of you who like a bit of variety or are having trouble committing, this collection offers a taste of all of Sir Richard’s finest condoms; Ultra Thin, Classic Ribbed, Pleasure Dots, and Extra Large. Sir Richard’s makes the world’s finest condoms. Each of our all-natural latex products is free of glycerin, parabens, spermicide and petrochemicals. They are 'vegan certified', PETA approved with minimal latex odor. TDA_Boulder created the special edition packaging.        Related Posts:Genos DNA testing setsCharlie 

Color-Smeared Portraits by Tchmo

(4 years ago)
We paired three of Australian-born artist Tchmo's color-smeared portraits with Colourlovers palettes.

Student: The Gallery, Signature Pizza & Art

(4 years ago)
The perfect combination: PIZZA and ART! A student at NSCADU, Katie Maasik, created this concept for foodies and art lovers.         Related Posts:Amouria JewelrySale in Zucca 

Aldo Bakker designs sculptural stainless steel tableware for Georg Jensen

(4 years ago)
Milan 2014: Dutch designer Aldo Bakker has created sculptural stainless steel tableware products for Danish metalware brand Georg Jensen. (more...)

Job of the week: design assistant at Form Us With Love

(4 years ago)
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is a position for a design assistant at Swedish studio Form Us With Love, who created a shop fit out in Stockholm that displays menswear like tools in a shed (pictured). Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

Toastits

(4 years ago)
Recently, Aesop Agency created identity and packaging for Toasitis, a hip and new London based street food outlet. The design features grilled lines to form the outline of a ‘T’ – simple, bold, iconic and a playful palette of yellow, pink and blue to reflect the personality behind the brand. Using a number of tongue-in-cheek discoverables, the ‘C’ cup and ‘D’ cup  is a cheeky nod to the provocative ‘saucy-seaside’ brand name.         Related Posts:Sale in ZuccaDroga Chocolates 

Friday Five with Bells & Whistles

(4 years ago)
We talk to the interior design duo that make up Los Angeles-based Bells & Whistles to see what inspires them.

West Virginia treehouse by Mithun hosts the American boy scouts' Jamboree

(4 years ago)
A 38-metre-high treehouse by American studio Mithun is the venue for the Jamboree of the Boy Scouts of America, but also functions as a treetop exhibition centre for visitors to the surrounding West Virginia park. (more...)

Little Red Dot

(4 years ago)
BRIGADE was charged with designing a line of packaging that made Bak Kwa feel approachable and fun. The packaging needed to live in the beef jerky aisle but also needed to stand out as a different type of snack. Its target market is health-conscious moms and families.         Related Posts:Droga ChocolatesStudent: HN Deli 

Apptio Black Box Promotional Kit

(4 years ago)
Apptio helps companies understand and manage the cost, quality, and value of their IT services. Turnstyle was enlisted to help Apptio promote their cloud-based applications and the promise that these applications can deliver greater IT transparency in just 90 days.         Related Posts:Droga ChocolatesLogan and Paola d'Arcano 

Veganise!

(4 years ago)
For all the proud vegans and vegan lovers! Veganise is a fashion brand designed and created by Zuzanna Rogatty. You can proudly display being a vegan pride by showcasing a tofu shirt or a go vegan sweatshirt! Available soon.        Related Posts:Logan and Paola d'ArcanoAmouria Jewelry 

Narragansett Bohemian Pilsner

(4 years ago)
For the limited-release of Narragansett's Imperial Bohemian Pilsner, Quaker City Mercantile worked with local beer historian, Greg Theberge, on identifying pieces from their archives that represented the heritage of the beer. The results were a classic bottle with graphic elements that are traditional.        Related Posts:Seattle Cider CompanyTwo Beers Brewing Co. 

Hiroyuki Ogawa Architects opts for "tranquility and kindness" with Fuji Pharmacy interior

(4 years ago)
Pale oak walls and muted furnishings aim to create a calming environment for patients inside this dispensing pharmacy in Tokyo by Japanese firm Hiroyuki Ogawa Architects (+ slideshow). (more...)

Neon mirrors by Phillip K Smith III created glowing beacons at Coachella

(4 years ago)
For this year's Coachella festival, American artist Phillip K Smith III created an installation of shiny cuboids that by day provided a series of mirrors, but by night were transformed into neon towers of light (+ slideshow). (more...)

Milan Design Week 2014: 010-020

(4 years ago)
The organizers of the 010-020 exhibition in Milan sent us images showing the work of seven young studios who, while differing in their approaches, all share a common ground; they call the Netherlands home. Brand new prototypes and recent products from each studio provide a refreshing insight into a new generation of Dutch designers.   […]

Vera & Kyte creates colourful furniture collection from lacquered steel

(4 years ago)
Milan 2014: lamps with reflectors that resemble paper cut outs and an asymmetric room divider feature in this furniture collection by Norwegian studio Vera & Kyte. (more...)

Architonic Newsletter 04.2014

(4 years ago)
We’re back from Light+Building Frankfurt and Milan Design Week with a cartload of impressions and plenty of positive feedback. It wasn’t, it appears, just the fine weather making exhibitors on the ground happy. Things appear to be blossoming again after the fallow period of the last few years.   Milan Design Week marks the end […]

Kvassay

(4 years ago)
Designed by Eszter Misztarka | Country: Hungary “The two kinds of grape, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, that constitute this wine are grown in Villány, Remete-dűlő (remete – hermit, dűlő – hillside ). When choosing the cave-motif as the central icon of the design, I was trying to unfold the implication of this telling place-name, [...]

Dewar’s®

(4 years ago)
Designed by Stranger & Stranger | Country: United States “Dewar’s®, the world’s most awarded blended Scotch whisky, has unveiled a new look, developed in collaboration with specialist packaging design and branding consultancy, Stranger & Stranger. The refreshed look applies across the brand portfolio, with distinctive new shapes for each bottle in the range, new presentation gift boxes, [...]
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