Design archive for 2014-05-19

Tadao Ando's Casa Monterrey nestles against a hillside in Mexico

(4 years ago)
This house in Mexico by Japanese architect Tadao Ando boasts a swimming pool that projects from a hillside and concrete walls that frame views of the Sierra Las Mitras mountains (photos by Edmund Sumner + slideshow). (more...)

Flexible Silicone Kitchen Faucet Moves 360 Degrees

(4 years ago)
COOK is a new series of faucets that reinterprets industrial spring taps to bring color and modernity to the kitchen.

Okay Studio to exhibit hardwood designs at Clerkenwell Design Week

(4 years ago)
Five teams from London design collective Okay Studio have created furniture and products from different hardwood varieties for this year's Clerkenwell Design Week in London (+ slideshow). (more...)

Reach Out and Manipulate the Music of George & Jonathan

(4 years ago)
George & Jonathan III invites listeners to view + interact with a 10-track electronic album in real time.

Snøhetta architect says 9/11 attacks led to "a reawakening of architecture in New York"

(4 years ago)
News: Rebuilding the World Trade Center site has revitalised the architectural scene in New York according to architect Craig Dykers of Snøhetta, who designed a recently opened pavilion on the memorial site (+ interview). (more...)

Designers reinterpret Ron Arad's Tom Vac chair

(4 years ago)
In our second story today about Ron Arad, the London designer's Tom Vac chair has been reinterpreted by more than 20 design studios into forms including swings, speakers and a representation of an udder. (more...)

The Bone Bag By Zara Dramov of The Common Knowledge

(4 years ago)
A new line of leather bags inspired by origami and the way skin meets bone.

Pedrali adds office chairs to Ester seating range

(4 years ago)
Dezeen promotion: Italian furniture manufacturer Pedrali announced the addition of office chairs to its Ester seating range by French designer Patrick Jouin in Milan last month. (more...)

Incurva Modern Wine Rack or Magazine Holder

(4 years ago)
A simple wooden wine bottle holder that can double as a magazine rack.

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(4 years ago)
Scroll on for all the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Adjaye Associates, the Design Museum and Universal Design Studio, whose pop-up store in Melbourne for Australian menswear designer James Cameron is pictured. This is also the last chance to apply for roles with Form Us With Love, David Chipperfield Architects, MAD Architects and more... (more...)

David Adjaye and Ron Arad reveal defeated National Holocaust Monument design

(4 years ago)
Here's the design that didn't win: architect David Adjaye and designer Ron Arad have revealed their shortlisted entry for Canada's National Holocaust Monument competition, which was beaten by a star-shaped design from Daniel Libeskind (+ slideshow). (more...)

Trollbeads jewellery moves into a golden headquarters by BBP Arkitecter

(4 years ago)
A layer of perforated brass wraps over the walls and around the roof of this 1960s building in Copenhagen that Danish studio BBP Arkitecter has converted into a headquarters for jewellery firm Trollbeads (+ slideshow). (more...)

Herzog & de Meuron completes Arena do Morro gymnasium in Brazil

(4 years ago)
News: Herzog & de Meuron has completed an open-air gymnasium in Natal, Brazil – the flagship project for the Swiss firm's regeneration of the Mãe Luiza neighbourhood (photos by Leonardo Finotti + slideshow). (more...)

‘Harper’ rocking chair by Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance for Bernhardt Design (US)

(4 years ago)
For French designer Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance, the quintessential vision of America “is the view of a rocking chair sitting on an open porch”. It was also a source of inspiration for his ‘Harper’ rocking chair for American furniture brand Bernhardt Design.     “For me, designing a new rocking chair is the ideal way to celebrate […]

Inception dish rack shaped like Manhattan by Luca Nichetto launches in New York

(4 years ago)
New York 2014: Italian designer Luca Nichetto has designed a silicone dish rack and desk organiser shaped like a 3D model of Midtown Manhattan for design brand Seletti. (more...)

‘Brackets Included’ shelves by Sylvain Willenz for Wrong for Hay (DK)

(4 years ago)
The common shelf-bracket gets a clever update in ‘Brackets Included’ by Belgian designer Sylvain Willenz, a shelf with a built-in bracket pressed into the same sheet of steel that makes the shelf.     “Brackets Included is made from one single pressed sheet of steel.” says Willenz. “The inspiration for this object is the archetypal […]


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