Design archive for 2014-05-14

National September 11 Memorial Museum by Snøhetta opens in New York

(4 years ago)
News: a memorial museum designed by architecture firm Snøhetta on the former World Trade Centre site in New York will be inaugurated by American president Barack Obama tomorrow (+ slideshow). (more...)

Cooler and Definitely Smarter: Quirky + GE Aros Air Conditioner

(4 years ago)
Quirky + GE turned an inventor's idea into a $300 Internet of All Things wi-fi enabled air conditioner with energy saving and monitoring controls.

Iceberg Lighting by Alvaro Uribe Design

(4 years ago)
Alvaro Uribe Design wanted to recreate the diffusion of light through thick ice, what icebergs might look like from underneath, with their Iceberg pendant lights.

British architects run "most ethical" small businesses in UK

(4 years ago)
News: small business owners in the UK's architecture sector have more faith in their employees and are more concerned about the ethical behaviour of their suppliers than in any other industry, according to research published today. (more...)

Wake Up Better With The NESCAFÉ® Alarm Cap

(4 years ago)
I love design and I love coffee. But I don’t like waking up in the morning. However, the NESCAFÉ® Alarm Cap might make it a little easier to get up and out of bed… It’s a limited edition 3D-printed cap that glows and plays different sounds to awaken you. The cap was developed by Publicis... Read more »

Walden: A Place to Live and Work Outdoors

(4 years ago)
Inspired by the idea of living a simple life outside, this structure lets you work and live within the great outdoors.

Graft unveils towers linked by bridges for Berlin's Holzmarkt

(4 years ago)
News: the second Berlin city centre proposal revealed today is a cluster of five towers by Graft and Kleihues + Kleihues Architekten, which will be connected on their upper levels by a chain of bridges. (more...)

TALISSE: Cloud-Like Porcelain Lamps for MODISS

(4 years ago)
Porcelain, cloud-like pendants that look like bits of nature frozen mid-air waiting to release drops of rain.

J Mayer H designs Berlin shopping centre offering indoor skydiving and surfing

(4 years ago)
News: German studio J Mayer H has won a competition to design a shopping centre near Berlin's Alexanderplatz where shoppers will be able to indulge in skydiving or surfing. (more...)

Simon Bush-King adds chipboard furniture and wall art to Superheroes' office

(4 years ago)
Hanging plant pots, custom-made wooden furniture and a mural featuring a llama and an ice cream complete this office and studio in Amsterdam by Simon Bush-King Architecture (+ slideshow). (more...)

Tod Williams and Billie Tsien complete sheltered ice skating rink in Brooklyn

(4 years ago)
Patterns referencing the footwork of figure skaters decorate the underside of a roof sheltering this ice rink in Brooklyn, New York, designed by American firm Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects. (more...)

Catch Her If You Can: Deidi von Schaewen

(4 years ago)
Respected architectural photographer Deidi von Schaewen isn’t one for letting the grass grow under her feet. Active since the 1960s and with no sign of hanging up her camera any time soon, Architonic caught up with the peripatetic image-maker to talk the changing value of architectural photography, the advent of digital imagery, and her love […]

Lagos Block Rehabilitation by Vitor Vilhena Architecture (PT)

(4 years ago)
A series of buildings in the historical center of Lagos, Portugal, that formed a quarter, were totally reconstructed to replace the former very degraded structures that were without possibility of adaptation.     The new Multi-Family Housing Building consists of two houses with two bedrooms and 11 houses with three bedrooms, for a total of […]

Front revisits Gebrüder Thonet Vienna's roots to design bent-wood furniture

(4 years ago)
Swedish design group Front has created a combined coat rack and bench, and two tables from bent wood for Austrian brand Gebrüder Thonet Vienna. (more...)

Gem Tables by Debra Folz

(4 years ago)
Trompe l'oeil: the reflections of light and transparencies found in gemstones, typically seen as facets, are depicted through layers of colour in Gem Tables by Debra Folz.


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