Design archive for 2014-05-12

Swollen concrete facades increase floor area inside Archium's Gilmosery office block

(4 years ago)
Perforated metal balconies project through the bowed concrete facades of this office building in Seoul, which were designed by local studio Archium to maximise floor space on the middle levels (+ slideshow). (more...)

Microgarden by Tomorrow Machine

(4 years ago)
Tomorrow Machine's Microgarden is a microgreens greenhouse for the tabletop, a reusable and renewable sheet of plastic which folds into a self-contained miniature greenhouse.

Klemens Schillinger casts concrete accessories to resemble "ancient architectural archetypes"

(4 years ago)
London designer Klemens Schillinger modelled these concrete tabletop accessories on the shapes of ancient Greek and Mayan architecture (+ slideshow). (more...)

De La Espada launches new Luca Nichetto work at New York Design Week

(4 years ago)
Episode II of Italian designer Luca Nichetto's 50/50 collection for De La Espada will be presented during New York Design Week this week as part of a specially designed exhibition. (more...)

Ornamenta Obsession

(4 years ago)
Our new favorite tile brand, Ornamenta, has graphic themed collections that make us want to re-tile everything.

Sturgess Architecture's Glacier Skywalk offers unique views of the Canadian Rockies

(4 years ago)
This vertiginous viewing platform in the Canadian Rockies was designed by Calgary firm Sturgess Architecture with a strengthened glass floor that provides a view straight down to the valley below. (more...)

Torsten Sherwood launches Shaker-influenced furniture collection

(4 years ago)
London designer Torsten Sherwood has created a range of wooden furniture influenced by the simple design principles and "common sense approach" of the 19th-century Shaker movement. (more...)

Cabinets with Patchwork Surfaces

(4 years ago)
Cabinets named after and inspired by the crudely built dwellings around the world called shanties.

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(4 years ago)
Scroll on for all the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Bompas & Parr, SWATCH, Lee Broom and Joseph Joseph, the kitchenwares brand whose Y-Grinder is pictured. This is also the last chance to apply for roles with Benjamin Hubert Studio, Priestmangoode, David Kohn Architects and more... (more...)

Drinkable Book combines sanitation manual and filters for contaminated water

(4 years ago)
A team of American scientists and designers have collaborated to create the drinkable book, using a combination of typography, nanotechnology and specially-designed filter paper. (more...)

Get Ready For Dwell on Design LA

(4 years ago)
Join Dwell and Design Milk for this exciting three day event curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, where you can explore the latest trends in modern design, attend though provoking conversations, network with industry leaders, explore extraordinary homes on the Dwell Home Tours and more! New for this year, be sure to check out... Read more »

New York Public Library abandons Foster's contentious renovation plans

(4 years ago)
News: Foster + Partners' controversial proposal for a $300 million (£208 million) overhaul of New York Public Library's flagship branch on Fifth Avenue has been dropped following an onslaught of criticism. (more...)

Minimalux launches Hash grid shelving unit

(4 years ago)
The London design brand founded by ex-Established & Sons design director Mark Holmes has released its first piece of furniture – a shelving unit made of 33 precision-milled metal bars (+ slideshow). (more...)

Ford Vignale

(4 years ago)
Im königlichen Palast von Mailand und in engem Bezug zu dem Salone Internationazionale Del Mobile 2014 in Mailand hatte ich die Gelegenheit mir auf Einladung des Automobilherstellers Ford die neue Premium-Ausstattungslinie anzusehen – Vignale. Dazu gehört nicht nur der S-MAX Vignale, der vor Ort feierlich enthüllt und vorgeführt wurde, sondern auch die passende Vignale Lifestyle-Kollektion. […]

Maitencillo House by Mas Fernandez Arquitectos sits at the mouth of a Chilean valley

(4 years ago)
A vibrant turquoise door marks the entrance to this small asphalt-clad house in the Chilean countryside by local studio Mas Fernandez Arquitectos (+ slideshow). (more...)

‘Tabu’ chair by Eugeni Quitllet for Alias (IT)

(4 years ago)
Barcelona-based designer Eugeni Quitllet’s ‘Tabu’ for Alias reinterprets the hand-crafted tradition of chair-making using digital fabrication, digitally carving and assembling FSC certified wood to create a series of contemporary chairs with various seat backs.     There are five different versions/generations of ‘Tabu’, from full back rest to one that doubles as an occasional table. […]

Hanna Yoon's Experience Journal helps you record your favourite places

(4 years ago)
New York product designer Hanna Yoon has created a notebook that encourages users to remember significant moments and locations through sketches and jottings rather than with digital devices. (more...)

‘Bras’ sofa system by Khodi Feiz for Artifort (NL)

(4 years ago)
Designer Khodi Feiz questioned why the arms on armchairs are straight when he created the ‘Bras’ sofa system for Dutch design brand Artifort.     The Bras sofa, which is the french word for arm, “was born from the gesture of an arm on an armchair, angled away and then towards you to follow the […]


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