Design archive for 2014-05-20

Christian de Portzamparc's Cidade das Artes adds curving concrete fins to the Rio skyline

(4 years ago)
These new images by photographers Hufton + Crow reveal the pairing of angular and curved concrete volumes at the art and music complex completed by French architect Christian de Portzamparc in Rio de Janeiro (+ slideshow). (more...)

Franks Gehry sets the scene for LACMA's Alexander Calder exhibition

(4 years ago)
Frank Gehry has created curvy alcoves and boxy podiums for this exhibition dedicated to the work of American sculptor Alexander Calder, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) (+ slideshow). (more...)

Central London Flat by VW+BS

(4 years ago)
A light-filled London flat that accommodates multiple generations of family + various functions depending on their needs.

Campana Brothers "would have disappeared" without Massimo Morozzi

(4 years ago)
Clerkenwell Design Week 2014: Brazilian designers Fernando and Humberto Campana have paid tribute to their "mentor" Massimo Morozzi, the creative director of Italian design brand Edra who launched the duo's career and who died last month (+ interview). (more...)

Matt’s Brew

(4 years ago)
Designed by Jackson Willits | Country: United States “Matt’s Brew is just that—beer brewed by Matt Flores, a fellow Seattle-based designer. When he mentioned needing packaging for a CDA this winter, we started ideating and decided the beer should be a play on the notorious rain and darkness we experience here in the Pacific Northwest. [...]

Economy

(4 years ago)
Designed by Facing | Country: Switzerland “The brand identity of the economy line stands for a strong cost-performance ratio. The economy range focuses on price without being positioned on the lowest level. The legal requirements are more than met. The line delivers brand quality for a good price as well as a wide product range. [...]

Rem Koolhaas names Phyllis Lambert as Venice Biennale Golden Lion recipient

(4 years ago)
News: architect and philanthropist Phyllis Lambert is to be awarded the Golden Lion award for lifetime achievement at the Venice Architecture Biennale next month. (more...)

Don’t Cast Me Away by Galit Barak

(4 years ago)
A collection of jewelry that holds memories of structures without structure.

Studio Weave celebrates old London trades with Clerkenwell Design Week pavilion

(4 years ago)
Clerkenwell Design Week 2014: London-based Studio Weave pays tribute to Clerkenwell's historic blacksmiths, leather makers and bookbinders with this pavilion that will host craft workshops during the three-day festival. (more...)

Clerkenwell Design Week 2014 opens today

(4 years ago)
Dezeen Promotion: this year's Clerkenwell Design Week festival kicks off today, marking the fifth year of the London-based festival that runs until 22 May. (more...)

Benjamin Hubert dresses up dining chairs with Talma collection for Moroso

(4 years ago)
London designer Benjamin Hubert has created a stackable dining chair with removable covers to match his Talma lounge chair, forming a family of cloaked seats for Italian brand Moroso (+ slideshow). (more...)

Garden room added to Marseille townhouse by Marion Bernard Agency

(4 years ago)
French architecture studio Marion Bernard Agency added a geometric concrete structure into the back yard of a Marseille townhouse to transform the neglected space into an outdoor living room (+ slideshow). (more...)

Russ + Henshaw's Tile Mile brightens up Clerkenwell's historic arches

(4 years ago)
Clerkenwell Design Week 2014: design studio Russ + Henshaw used 7,200 ceramic tiles to create this colourful passageway beneath a medieval arch in London, marking the first day of Clerkenwell Design Week 2014. (more...)

Dezeen Book of Interviews: buy now for just £12!

(4 years ago)
Dezeen Book of Interviews, our new book featuring conversations with 45 leading figures in architecture and design, is available to buy now for just £12. (more...)

Jakob Gomez renovates Monterrey apartment with yellow circulation space

(4 years ago)
Mexican architect Jakob Gomez has renovated a 1970s apartment in the mountainous area surrounding Monterrey, Mexico, using bright yellow to mark out the circulation space in the centre (+slideshow). (more...)

Born Again: VS reissue Richard Neutra’s pioneering design classics

(4 years ago)
Legendary Austrian-American modernist architect Richard Neutra’s unique furniture designs are back, thanks to respected European manufacturer VS. The perfect marriage of American design and German engineering. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)   read this article in full on Architonic

‘Annex’ tables by Joe Doucet (US)

(4 years ago)
New York based designer Joe Doucet’s ‘Annex’ tables use only the force of gravity to securely join its hand-honed marble “snap fit” parts together.     Commissioned by the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York, the only museum in the United States devoted to historical and contemporary design, Annex is a signed and numbered […]

Philippe Malouin's Hanger Chair goes into production with Umbra Shift

(4 years ago)
New York 2014: Canadian design brand Umbra has launched its Umbra Shift platform at ICFF in New York, with a range of products that includes the Hanger Chair by London designer Philippe Malouin. (more...)

Pavillon d'été by Noémie Meney

(4 years ago)
Architect Noémie Meney's Pavillon d'été (summerhouse in French) was a brick shed before it was a holiday bungalow.


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