Design archive for 2014-04-28

Calatrava's Liège-Guillemins Station captured in new photographs by Luke Hayes

(3 years ago)
British photographer Luke Hayes has created a new series of images documenting Santiago Calatrava's train station in the Belgian city of Liège, which has now been in use for nearly five years (+ slideshow). (more...)

A Coatrack Made with Moving Hexagonal Blocks

(3 years ago)
This clever wall coatrack holds your clothing while becoming an ever-changing, sculptural piece of art.

Lamps by Nao Tamura, Zaha Hadid and John Pawson feature in Wonderglass movie

(3 years ago)
Lamps by Nao Tamura that look like fishing floats are shown alongside lighting by Zaha Hadid and John Pawson in this movie, filmed for British company Wonderglass in Milan earlier this month (+ movie). (more...)

Booming Vases by Analogia Project & Alessio Sarri

(3 years ago)
Exploded: Booming Vases by Analogia Project & Alessio Sarri are created by blowing up geometric shapes in refractory ceramic, then capturing the results via conventional ceramic methods.

Karim Rashid For Sully Wong Limited Edition Desert Boots Collection

(3 years ago)
Karim Rashid was hired to design a limited edition line of desert boots for Toronto's Sully Wong, now available for Spring 2014.

Peek smartphone adapter and app scans eyes to help combat blindness

(3 years ago)
The Portable Eye Examination Kit (Peek) aims to improve opthalmic health in low-income countries by adapting smartphones with clip-on hardware and an app, and is among this year's category winners for Designs of the Year 2014. (more...)

Thymes Studio Collections

(3 years ago)
Cue, Inc. designed Thymes' new collection with specific fragrances offered for sales online and at specialty gift retailers. Thymes Studio Collection is a new line of bath and body products that appeal to a broad audience of fragrance enthusiasts. Meant to inspire discovery, the Studio collection offers a fresh, contemporary presence while also supporting Thymes’ credentials as artisans of fine fragrance. The Studio Collection features six fragrances inspired by botanicals and rooted in nature. The new look and feel influenced packaging materials, product details, retail display and more.        Related Posts:Pelle Soap StonesPacific Shaving Company *INTRO* 

MVRDV chosen to transform Moscow's Hammer and Sickle factory into housing

(3 years ago)
News: Dutch firm MVRDV has won a contest to overhaul a 58-hectare steel factory in Moscow, described as "a stronghold during the Russian revolution", to create a major new city quarter offering homes, offices, schools and a hospital (+ slideshow). (more...)

Magnum Bardamu

(3 years ago)
Marco Cheli of McBrain's recently completed a elegant wine box for Ripanuda Bardamu. Ripanuda is a little winery in the middle of chianti classico. The wine box comes in cardboard box with crisp white labeling.         Related Posts:Achilles' HeelKreenes Olive Oil 

Ban Table by Ania Wolowska

(3 years ago)
A minimalist table inspired by traditional Asian joinery, making it collapsible and easy to transport.

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(3 years ago)
Scroll on for all the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Form Us With Love, Cinimod Studio and MAD Architects, whose hotel shaped like a giant horseshoe at the edge of Taihu Lake in Huzhou, China, is pictured. This is also the last chance to apply for roles with Marcel Wanders, the Museum of Islamic Art, Herzog & de Meuron and more... (more...)

Achilles' Heel

(3 years ago)
"According to Greek Mythology, the nymph Thetis dipped her son Achilles in the River Styx in order to vanish all weakness and make him immortal. Holding him by the heel, she forgot to dip him a second time thus leaving him with a vulnerable, mortal spot."        Related Posts:Goldberg & Sons SodaKreenes Olive Oil 

Artek Paimio Chair 69 Giveaway

(3 years ago)
To celebrate the new colors of the Artek Chair 69, we're giving one away!

DRMM's Comet Street art studio draws in daylight through a sky-facing window

(3 years ago)
London studio de Rijke Marsh Morgan (dRMM) has completed a wedge-shaped studio for an artist in Deptford, south-east London, with a sky-facing window designed to draw in north light "like a big hungry eye". (more...)

Pacific Shaving Company

(3 years ago)
Designed by Fullnelson, Inc., Pacific Shaving Company is made from safe, natural, and organic ingredients. These are small but mighty shaving essentials that work wonders on even the most sensitive skin. As they say: "Good things come in little packages." This little package come with eye catching package design using captivating color and structure typography to capture their consumers.        Related Posts:Pelle SoapsSir Richard’s (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition Condoms 

Goldberg & Sons Soda

(3 years ago)
G-DN was MBG International Premium Brands to created new labeling for Goldberg & Sons bottled soda. Each bottle labeling features a bright color hue that matches the crown cap allowing it to stand out from the rest of the soda bottles.        Related Posts:Whole Foods BrooklynKreenes Olive Oil 

Kreenes Olive Oil

(3 years ago)
k2Design created Kreenes Ultra Premium packaging using a sleek black bottle with gold platte typography contrast with white.  "The Kreenes Ultra Premium olive oil produced from olives grown in the best organic olive groves in the world located in the hilly areas of southern Laconia. It is a place with rich soil, plenty of sunshine, around the sea. This is the ideal microclimate for olive succeed. A special variety of olives grown in Laconia, known as 'Athinoelia' and 'Koroneiki.' This 'Athinoelia' grows only in the southern region of Laconia and produce the most durable, and really rare aromatic olive oil."        Related Posts:ToastitsSale in Zucca 

Nendo replaces screws with magnets in Magne-hinge glasses

(3 years ago)
The hinges of these glasses by Japanese studio Nendo use magnets rather than screws to allow users to detach, mix and match arms in a range of different colours. (more...)

Pelle Soap Stones

(3 years ago)
The creators of PELLE Designs bring us Soap Stones, a handcrafted glycerine soap intended for both use and display.        Related Posts:Pelle SoapsPacific Shaving Company *INTRO* 

Moth

(3 years ago)
Die organisch geformte Sitzschale von Moth thront auf einem schlanken Gestell aus CNC-gefrästem Schichtholz. Das große, schwungvolle Oberteil ist mit Stoff in zwei verschiedenen Farben bezogen und lädt zum entspannten Sitzen und Lümmeln ein. Moth ist ein sehr auffälliges Möbel, das schnell alle Blicke auf sich zieht und somit hervorragend als Blickfang in großen Räumen funktioniert. Der Entwurf von Mjuka […]

Casa Narigua by David Pedroza Castañeda thrusts out from the Mexican landscape

(3 years ago)
The mountain landscape of coastal Mexico provides an idyllic setting for this red concrete house by Mexican architect David Pedroza Castañeda (+ slideshow). (more...)

‘La-Dina’ chair by Luca Nichetto for Casamania (IT)

(3 years ago)
Luca Nichetto has reinterpreted the Tyrolean chair, that iconic element in the imagination of a mountain interior, in a contemporary way for Casamania.     “The chair becomes almost a recognizable character, like a relative or a close friend, and its name is a pun on Ladin (lingua ladina, in Italian), the language spoken by […]

‘Fragment’ bowls and lids by Earnest Studio (NL)

(3 years ago)
Designer Rachel Griffin’s ‘Fragment’ is a series of bowls and lids produced from offcuts from the natural stone industry where the original shape, color and texture of each stone segment determines the look and function of the result.     “The natural stone industry produces a large amount of waste, in the form of slurry, […]


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