Design archive for 2014-05-08

Concrete and steel mausoleum for an engineer completed at Spanish cemetery

(4 years ago)
Spanish architects Amparo and Andres Martinez Vidal paired bulky concrete with delicately folded steel to create this mausoleum in Murcia (+ slideshow). (more...)

Sagmeister & Walsh uses "sacred geometry" to rebrand New York's Jewish Museum

(4 years ago)
American design firm Sagmeister & Walsh has created a new brand identity for New York's Jewish Museum based on traditional shapes used in Judaic symbolism (+ movies). (more...)

Fresh From The Dairy: V-Necks

(4 years ago)
Society6 launches v-neck tees to further promote their artist community's work. Show off your clavicle!

Man arrested for owning 3D-printed gun

(4 years ago)
News: a man has been arrested in Japan for possessing 3D printed handguns, after five devices were found during a police raid on his house. (more...)

"3D printers have a lot to learn from the sewing machine"

(4 years ago)
Opinion: a digitally-driven revival of interest in sewing proves that people want to create, but the 3D-printing movement is failing to cater to a market that wants something practical and beautiful, says Alexandra Lange. (more...)

Court approves demolition of Foster's ill-fated Las Vegas hotel

(4 years ago)
News: a court ruling has paved the way for demolition of the Foster + Partners-designed Harmon Hotel in Las Vegas – a half-finished building that never opened. (more...)

Dezeen Mail #201

(4 years ago)
This week's Dezeen Mail newsletter includes a massive water slide on a street in an English city, a pen for doodling in 3D and a proposed solution to Hong Kong's housing crisis, plus the latest news, jobs, competitions and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 201 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Wolfgang Buttress and Paul Smith design UK Milan Expo pavilion

(4 years ago)
News: a team led by artist Wolfgang Buttress and featuring fashion designer Paul Smith has reportedly beaten a shortlist of prominent architects to design the UK pavilion for the World Expo 2015 in Milan, with plans for a "pulsating" beehive structure. (more...)

Galaxy S5 Color Case by cloudandco

(4 years ago)
A minimalist, streamlined design to cover your Galaxy S5 within a Pantone colored case.

Zaha Hadid designs layered handbag for Fendi

(4 years ago)
Architect Zaha Hadid has designed a leather bag for fashion house Fendi, part of a collection of creations by famous UK-based women to be auctioned for charity. (more...)

MVRDV-designed penthouse will feature a private elevator for cars

(4 years ago)
News: Dutch firm MVRDV has become the latest architect to design a penthouse apartment featuring a car elevator, offering residents the ultimate luxury: the ability to drive straight into their home. (more...)

Laura Jungmann and Cornelius Réer "upcycle" glassware into new objects

(4 years ago)
German designer Laura Jungmann has collaborated with glassmaker Cornelius Réer to reform mass-produced glass items into sculptural vessels. (more...)

Timber viewing cabin by TYIN Tegnestue overlooks a wild Norwegian landscape

(4 years ago)
This wooden viewing cabin raised on stilts above the rugged landscape of southern Norway was designed by TYIN Tegnestue – the Trondheim office that also recently completed a top-heavy house extension (+ slideshow). (more...)

Twisted Tricycicles

(4 years ago)
Dallas, Texas artist Sergio Garcia presented his trademark twisted tricycles made in plastic, metal...

‘Lieu-dit Le Temple’ installation by Les Etablissements Tourneux (FR)

(4 years ago)
‘Lieu-dit Le Temple’ is a “temple/hut” created by artist Ann Guillaume and architect Camille Tourneux to host votive statuettes like those used in Gallo-Roman era religious practices. The installation was built at the Bliesbrück-Reinheim archeological park on the border of France and Germany.     Inspired by the architecture of places of worship, the vertical […]

‘Tracks’ table by Alain Gilles for Bonaldo (IT)

(4 years ago)
‘Tracks’, designed by Belgian designer Alain Gilles, is an extendable table with a transparent glass tabletop held in place with a pair of contrasting coloured rails.     “The tracks are basically the two parallel axes that define the logic of the piece and act as the path for the extensions, just like tracks for […]

Alain Gilles' extendable Tracks Table reveals its inner workings

(4 years ago)
Brussels-based designer Alain Gilles' extendable table for Italian furniture brand Bonaldo turns its functional mechanism into an aesthetic feature (+ slideshow). (more...)

Wobbelhead Lamp by Morten & Jonas

(4 years ago)
The Beech and glass Wobbelhead lamp by Norwegian designers Morten & Jonas has a wobbly head just like wobble-head figurines.


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