Design archive for 2014-05-11

Habitat's half century

(6 years ago)
Feature: the first branch of Habitat opened its doors 50 years ago today, changing the British public's relationship with furniture and homeware forever. But can the shop that brought flat-pack furniture, the duvet and the wok to the UK make a come back? asks Dezeen editor Anna Winston. (more...)

Woodkid Chair by Andréason & Leibel

(6 years ago)
Andréason & Leibel's Woodkid chair is constructed entirely out of square wood beams with angular joints, each stick placed by hand and eye so that every joint lines up in space.

Loyn & Co's Stormy Castle house pairs concrete and glass with traditional stone

(6 years ago)
Loyn & Co Architects has completed a home in a protected area of Welsh countryside, with old vernacular buildings sitting alongside modern additions featuring bare concrete and rusted steel (+ slideshow). (more...)

New Pinterest board: glassware

(6 years ago)
Following the popularity of a collection of mass-produced glass items reformed into sculptural vessels this week, we've collected together glassware projects from the pages of Dezeen, including a curvaceous wine bottle by Zaha Hadid and pill-like vases by Fabio Novembre. See our new Pinterest board »Follow Dezeen on Pinterest | See all our glassware stories