Design archive for 2014-05-15

Elefante Project

(4 years ago)
Designed by Elefante Project | Country: Brazil “Exclusive gift of 100 limited edition pieces. The idea of offering a unique blend of tea came to stimulate a break moment and encourage the slowdown. We visited the Tea House Paratea, and after an afternoon tasting various ingredients we developed four special blends for the Elefante Project. [...]

Stefano Boeri's "vertical forest" nears completion in Milan

(4 years ago)
News: a pair of skyscrapers by Milan office Boeri Studio are nearing completion in the Italian capital, featuring as many trees as could be planted in a hectare of forest. (more...)

Another Country's first showroom opens in London

(4 years ago)
British design brand Another Country has opened a showroom in London's Marylebone district dedicated to displaying its collection of handcrafted furniture and products. (more...)

Philippe Starck adds stools made from recycled materials to his Broom collection for Emeco

(4 years ago)
Philippe Starck has developed a counter stool and bar stool to complement the Broom Chair he designed for American furniture brand Emeco using a material predominantly made from industrial waste. (more...)

Dezeen Mail #202

(4 years ago)
Daniel Libeskind's winning proposal for a Holocaust monument and new images of Zaha Hadid's Innovation Tower in Hong Kong lead this week's Dezeen Mail newsletter, along with the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 202 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Lucie Koldova designs cork sofa for Per/Use

(4 years ago)
Czech designer Lucie Koldova has designed a sofa for Belgian design brand Per/Use using cork as the primary material (+ slideshow). (more...)

"Not all design is for the general good," says MoMA's Paola Antonelli

(4 years ago)
News: the creation of the first 3D-printed gun has upturned the notion of design as a force for good, according to Paola Antonelli, senior curator of design at New York's Museum of Modern Art (+ interview). (more...)

rOtring 800+ Erases the Line Between Pencil and Stylus

(4 years ago)
A design classic updated: a metal mechanical pencil quickly converts into a touchscreen stylus.

Apple opens first Foster-designed store in Istanbul

(4 years ago)
News: Foster + Partners has completed its first Apple Store at a shopping centre in Istanbul, Turkey. (more...)

Brain-scanning devices will revolutionise advertising, says wearable tech chief

(4 years ago)
News: data collected via Google Glass could soon be used to deliver advertising tailored to the wearer's taste, mood, and location, according to Tony Gaitatzis, a leading figure in the wearable technology sector. (more...)

Geof Ramsay provides an alternative to sitting on stairs with Steps bench

(4 years ago)
Canadian designer Geof Ramsay has used the notion of staircases that double as seating areas to create a wooden bench from a set of steps. (more...)

‘Bamboo’ lighting by Estudi Arola for Vibia (ES)

(4 years ago)
Estudi Arola’s ‘Bamboo’ lighting for Vibia owes its name, its structure and its ability to adapt to the surroundings to the bamboo plant.     “Our idea was to take advantage of LED technology to ‘cultivate a crop’ of very slender shaped lamps in a variety of heights which allow the users to create a […]

The Manser Practice creates a house for a yachtsman on the Isle of Wight

(4 years ago)
Glazed and translucent walls create glowing boxes around the exterior of this holiday home by The Manser Practice that opens out to the shoreline of a sea inlet on the Isle of Wight (+ slideshow). (more...)

‘Prop’ collection by Benjamin Hubert for Moroso (IT)

(4 years ago)
London-based designer Benjamin Hubert’s ‘Prop’ is a furniture collection that takes an honest approach to its construction, particularly the sofa, the studio’s first, by exposing and celebrating the timber framework which is conventionally concealed within upholstery.     “The Prop collection began with the sofa, and the concept stems from the studio’s research into the […]

Get Lost collection by Tiago Volpato and Gabriel F channels frustrations of young designers

(4 years ago)
Brazilian duo Tiago Volpato and Gabriel F have created a series of products for young designers who "feel lost" in the industry, including a coffee table that spins in circles. (more...)


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