Design archive for 2014-05-23

Firefighters "prevent destruction" of Mackintosh's iconic Glasgow School of Art

(3 years ago)
News: the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has saved most of the structure and "the majority of its contents" but is still working to extinguish the fire that ripped through the Mackintosh building earlier today. (more...)

Big-Game designs indoor oasis for Parisian Prix Emile Hermès exhibition

(3 years ago)
Plinths filled with tropical trees and plants were designed by Swiss studio Big-Game, to showcase the finalists of a design prototype competition in Paris organised by fashion house Hermès. (more...)

Juuri

(3 years ago)
Designed by Werklig | Country: Finland “The distillery is based in the heartlands of Finnish Ostrobothnia. The first batch of the whisky won’t be available until 2017, but an initial product called Juuri (Root) is already in production to be used in cocktails. More products will be developed and made in small batch style as [...]

Beer Bread

(3 years ago)
Designed by Carine Nguz | Country: DR Congo “You like bread. You like beer. You’ll love BarrettsRidge Beer Bread. What started out as one of Grandma’s secret family recipes is now available to all who reckon that the time has come to end the unholy separation of beer and bread. This product speaks for itself. [...]

Sofie Lachaert and Luc d'Hanis build temporary housing terrace for exhibition

(3 years ago)
Artist duo Sofie Lachaert and Luc d'Hanis have recreated a terrace of workers' cottages to house an exhibition of their work at Belgium's Grand-Hornu Images museum (+ slideshow). (more...)

FOREO Completely Redesigns The Toothbrush

(3 years ago)
The ISSA is the first, complete redesign since 1954 of a classic, everyday tool - the toothbrush.

Vila Leopoldina Loft by Diego Revollo

(3 years ago)
A Brazilian loft that perfectly bridges cozy and modern into one classic, yet full of surprises, space.

Best of ICFF 2014: Part 1

(3 years ago)
ICFF kicked off with new modern designs in lighting, furniture, textiles & more. Take a look at Part 1 of what we spotted.

The Reversed Perspective of Patrick Hughes

(3 years ago)
Be careful. The paintings of Patrick Hughes are so unbelievable that they could literally hit you in the face.

Mackintosh's Glasgow School of Art on fire

(3 years ago)
News: fire crews are battling to save Glasgow School of Art, the masterpiece designed by Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, from a fire that is engulfing the building. (more...)

Bathrooms aren't getting bigger; good design is about "optimising the space"

(3 years ago)
Movie: Marc Viardot of Swiss bathroom brand Laufen explains the concept behind two installations by Konstantin Grcic and Toan Nguyen, which showcased the company's new slimline SaphirKeramik product in Milan. (more...)

Aesh and Tweed collection by Georg Oehler fuses British and Austrian design

(3 years ago)
Clerkenwell Design Week 2014: Austrian designer Georg Oehler has used traditional Scottish tweed fabric and British ash wood in this furniture collection, manufactured using traditional carpentry techniques in the Alpine village where he grew up. (more...)

Through Deidi’s Eyes – Simon Vélez, the Bamboo Architect

(3 years ago)
  In this first installment of our new series featuring the work of renowned architectural photographer DEIDI VON SCHAEWEN, we take a look at a unique exhibition of Colombian architect and bamboo-master Simon Vélez’s work, currently installed in the grounds of La Bambouseraie in the South of France. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)   read this article […]

Naturehumaine completes a pair of interlocking houses in Montreal

(3 years ago)
A steel-clad box is perched atop these two interlocking houses in Montreal – the second project on Dezeen this week by Canadian studio Naturehumaine. (more...)

‘BuzziPicnic’ table by Alain Gilles for Buzzispace (BE)

(3 years ago)
Belgian designer Alain Gilles has created a picnic table system for the office with ‘BuzziPicnic’, an indoor table based on the iconic outdoor table for furniture and acoustic products brand Buzzispace.     “Use it as a dining table for your colleagues, a temporary workstation, or simply as a fixed place in the office for […]

Rattan & Wicker Series by hettler. tüllmann

(3 years ago)
hettler.tüllmann's Rattan & Wicker Series, a chair and floor light, is rattan "with a new twist", contemporary forms made possible by the innate versatility of rattan, allowing for both structural strength and organic freedom.


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