Design archive for 2014-05-28

Projecting terrace intersects Minakuchi House by Alts Design Office

(4 years ago)
A cantilevered box containing a wood-lined terrace extends from the vertical core of this house in the Japanese prefecture of Shiga by local architects Alts Design Office (+ slideshow). (more...)

OpenScope Studio coverts nail salon into San Francisco cafe with tiled front counter

(4 years ago)
A curved serving counter clad with a honeycomb pattern of white tiles occupies the front space of this cafe in San Francisco, California, by OpenScope Studio (+ slideshow). (more...)

American video game developer sues Oculus VR over virtual reality headset

(4 years ago)
News: technology company Oculus VR has said it will defend itself "vigorously" against claims that it used the intellectual property and expertise of  ZeniMax Media to develop the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. (more...)

Don Draper Rum

(4 years ago)
Designed by LOLA | Country: Spain “2013 was a hard year in advertising. Bad news at lots of agencies and little reward. So, when Christmas came and the year was about to end, we wanted to make a nice gesture to our advertising colleagues: a present they could quietly enjoy, even on the worst nights. [...]

Meteoro

(4 years ago)
Designed by Francisco Rueda | Country: Mexico “Local legend tells that a small incandescent rock fell near the town’s mezcal maker’s home, creating an ideal earthen pit oven, in which he roasted his agave hearts, and created the best mezcal in the region. “How did you do it?” They asked him. The old man simply replied: [...]

Cut&Paste and HP launch contest for pre-crowdfunded product campaigns

(4 years ago)
Dezeen promotion: Creative program producers Cut&Paste have teamed up with Intel and HP to run a new product design contest called LaunchBox, with over £14,000 in prizes to be won for potential crowdfunding projects. (more...)

A Big Sur House Overlooking the Pacific Ocean

(4 years ago)
A modern, glass-enclosed home that steps down with the land and sits right above the Pacific Ocean.

Binaudios by Dominic Wilcox encourage users to "listen to the city"

(4 years ago)
London designer Dominic Wilcox has created a giant pair of audio binoculars that allows users to "listen" to – rather than see – places around Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England (+ slideshow). (more...)

Best of ICFF 2014: Part 4

(4 years ago)
We wrap up our coverage of ICFF, where we highlight the best modern home furnishings presented at the 2014 fair.

Land Rover developing sight-activated controls for future vehicles

(4 years ago)
News: British car brand Jaguar Land Rover is working with researchers at MIT to develop technology for its vehicles, including controls operated by tracking where the driver is looking (+ slideshow). (more...)

Wallpapering: Tiles Made of Paper by Dear Human

(4 years ago)
Dear Human creative studio uses discarded paper to create customizable, 3D wallpaper.

Competition: Ettore Sottsass monograph and Design Museum talk tickets to be won

(4 years ago)
Competition: Dezeen is giving one reader the chance to win a copy of an Ettore Sottsass monograph and a pair of tickets to a talk at London's Design Museum about the designer's life and work. (more...)

Glasgow School of Art students affected by fire to receive "phoenix" bursaries

(4 years ago)
News: the Scottish Government is working with the Glasgow School of Art to provide support for students who were handing in their final projects at the Mackintosh-designed building when it caught fire last Friday. (more...)

Google unveils "driverless" car prototype

(4 years ago)
News: Google has revealed footage of a self-driving vehicle with no steering wheel or pedals, announcing that it expects to roll out its first pilot scheme on public roads in "the next couple of years". (more...)

Aedas creates cavernous hollow inside Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University building

(4 years ago)
Curvy holes puncture the walls of this university building completed by architecture firm Aedas in Suzhou, China, with courtyards, terraces and balconies designed to encourage interaction between staff and students (+ slideshow). (more...)

Jean-Sébastien Lagrange rolls parchment into a lampshade

(4 years ago)
Paris designer Jean-Sébastien Lagrange has collaborated with bookbinder Anne-Lise Courchay to create a lamp rolled from a single sheet of a folded parchment. (more...)

‘Luno’ armchair by Studio Il Hoon Roh (KR)

(4 years ago)
South Korea’s Studio Il Hoon Roh suspended string at various heights to create the curved shape of ‘Luno’, a limited edition armchair constructed of woven carbon fibre.     “Luno, which means ‘curve’ in Latin, is made of carbon fibre string woven together by hand and is an extension of the Rami series [a previous […]

‘Rio Rocking Chaise’ by Oscar Niemeyer for Espasso (US)

(4 years ago)
Originally designed in the 1970’s with daughter Anna Maria Niemeyer, celebrated Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer’s seminal work ‘Rio Rocking Chaise’ is being re-edited for the US market by Espasso.     Launched on May 14, 2014 during New York Design Week at Espasso’s Compasso exhibition, the event marks the first time the re-editions will be […]

Il Hoon Roh weaves carbon fibre string into curved armchair

(4 years ago)
South Korean designer Il Hoon Roh has created a chair by intertwining carbon fibre strings into a pattern designed to resemble the branches of trees (+ slideshow). (more...)

Facundo Rum Collection

(4 years ago)
Designed by Duffy & Partners | Country: United States “The Facundo Rum Collection is the first-ever collection of four aged sipping rums from Bacardi, each with its unique personality and craftsmanship. The Facundo Rum Collection is a tribute to Bacardi founder Don Facundo Bacardi Masso and his relentless pursuit of producing rums of unsurpassed quality and refinement. [...]

Foster’s

(4 years ago)
Designed by BrandMe | Country: United Kingdom “Building on BrandMe’s radical redesign of Foster’s in 2010, the growing success of its Gold and Radler line extensions and the brand’s 2013 crowning as number 1 UK off-trade lager, BrandMe were commissioned by brand owner HEINEKEN to reposition and redesign Foster’s core proposition. The brief was to [...]


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