Design archive for 2014-05-26

Woven Night Skies Window Coverings by Chris Kabel

(4 years ago)
Designer Chris Kabel's Woven Night Skies are just that, glow-in-the-dark digital patterns woven into fabric that glows with soft light and resembles the Arctic night sky.

The Lady Peel House by rzlbd

(4 years ago)
To pay homage to its namesake actress, the Lady Peel house is given a new role while living in the same skin.

Joe Doucet designs flat-pack marble furniture for New York's Cooper-Hewitt museum

(4 years ago)
New York 2014: to celebrate New York design week, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum commissioned designer Joe Doucet to create a limited edition collection of "snap fit" marble tables. (more...)

Salmon Oil

(4 years ago)
Designed by mousegraphics | Country: Greece “The Briefing (in brief):  ”This is a valuable nutrition additive. We like a packaging which will make it distinguishable in a pharmacy environment.”  The target consumer: The product is dispensed by prescription and addresses people in need of vitamin based nutrition additives The design: We opted for a design which would include a direct [...]

L’eaundry

(4 years ago)
Designed by KOREFE | Country: Germany “Concept and a design for a new laundry detergent by The Deli Garage: L’eaundry, a luxury laundry detergent that smells and looks like a high-class perfume. To treat your second skin like your first. Bottles in the shape of vintage chemists’ bottles establish the connection to washing agents while the typography  [...]

Best of ICFF 2014: Part 2

(4 years ago)
We continue our coverage of the 2014 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) and all its new, modern wares.

MINI and Touring Superleggera unveil open-top concept car

(4 years ago)
BMW's MINI brand has teamed up with bespoke Italian bespoke sports-car design company Touring Superleggera to create the MINI Superleggera Vision (+ slideshow). (more...)

Quilts Made of Code by Elizabeth Elliott

(4 years ago)
These geometric quilts are created using software technology combined with traditional techniques.

"Nostalgic comfort" brings brass back into contemporary design

(4 years ago)
Feature: the warmth of brass has made it "metal of choice" for today's designers, who showed products in the material on both sides of the Atlantic this month, finds Dezeen style editor Dan Howarth. (more...)

Dematerialization by la Kutateladze

(4 years ago)
A collection that examines the contrast created by placing artisan woodworking next to simple cheap materials.

New Pinterest board: pavilions

(4 years ago)
A temporary structure in London designed to recreate the humidity of a rainforest was popular last week, so we've created a new Pinterest board that collects together examples of unique pavilions from around the world. See our new Pinterest board »Follow Dezeen on Pinterest | See all our stories on pavilions

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(4 years ago)
Scroll on for all the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Powerhouse Company, Foster + Partners and Aesop, whose retail space in Sydney is pictured. This is also the last chance to apply for roles with Alison Brooks Architects, PearsonLloyd, ACME and more... (more...)

Within ten years "everything will have data in it", says Nest CEO

(4 years ago)
News: every electrical device in the home will be linked to the internet within a decade, according to the CEO of connected home products brand Nest (+ interview). (more...)

Tri

(4 years ago)
Inspiriert durch ein altes Bäckereiregal entstand Tri. Das mobile Klappregal sorgt überall dort für Stauraum, wo es gerade gebraucht wird. Die miteinander verbundenen Leiterteile lassen sich auf- und zuklappen. Als Einlegeböden dienen runde Tabletts aus Edelstahl, die ganz nach Wunsch in die Fächer gesetzt werden können. Tri funktioniert frei im Raum stehend genau so gut, […]

Dunn & Hillam Architects use angled roof to protect Desert House from the sun

(4 years ago)
This house in the Australian desert by Dunn & Hillam Architects hunkers down into the earth and features a large angled roof to protect it from extreme temperature fluctuations (+ slideshow). (more...)

‘Invisible Kitchen’ by i29 interior architects (NL)

(4 years ago)
For an apartment in Paris, Dutch interior architects i29 have developed a kitchen system that seems to disappear in space.     “As living spaces and kitchen islands merge together in most contemporary homes nowadays, i29 designed a kitchen that acts more as a piece of furniture instead of as a kitchen.” says i29.   […]

Architonic Newsletter 05.2014

(4 years ago)
Think contemporary architecture and you’re more likely than not to think glass. The planned reconstruction of London’s iconic Crystal Palace – the 19th-century architectural tour de force that was arguably a precursor to the high-tech movement and who the likes of Foster, Hadid, Grimshaw and Chipperfield are in the running to resurrect – offers a […]

Eugeni Quitllet joins plexiglass backrests to Tabu chairs for Alias

(4 years ago)
Catalan designer Eugeni Quitllet has used plexiglass to create the backrests for wooden chairs in this collection for Italian brand Alias. (more...)

The Other Oil

(4 years ago)
Designed by At Pace | Country: South Africa “Our brief to create original packaging design for a new Extra Virgin Olive Oil produced by The Getty Family in South Africa and the only element to the design brief that was mandatory was to ensure that we used the “Old Oil Logo” from yesteryear. As a result the [...]


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