Design archive for 2014-05-30

Junichiro Ikeura embraces the triangle with Japanese salon and office

(4 years ago)
Tessellating windows and cladding panels create a pattern of glowing triangles on the facade of this commercial building in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, by local architect Junichiro Ikeura (+ slideshow). (more...)

ICFF 2014 Trend: Details, Details, Details!

(4 years ago)
The devil is in the details - that's for sure - at this year at ICFF.

Migros

(4 years ago)
Designed by allink | Country: Switzerland “With a new line in the ice cream department, the Swiss retail company Migros is relying on the tried and trusted. The simple block ice cream has been a favorite in the 70s but disappeared from the range. Nowadays the honest and authentic products reflect the zeitgeist again and therefor they [...]

Ignios Orígenes

(4 years ago)
Designed by Dailos Pérez | Country: Spain “Ignios Orígenes is a new project that adds value to the grape varieties most deeply rooted in the Canary Islands, specifically on the island of Tenerife. Volcanic nature, mineral lands and a very special climate defines the marked character of these artisan wines. This results in a powerful and daring identity, arising from a graphical expression [...]

Growing a "giant artificial reef" could stop Venice sinking

(4 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI Forntiers: in the second part of our interview with Rachel Armstrong, the senior University of Greenwich lecturer explains how a synthetic "limestone-like" support structure could be grown underneath Venice to prevent the city's foundations being eroded. (more...)

Job of the week: Part II assistants at Duggan Morris Architects

(4 years ago)
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is a position for Part II assistants at Duggan Morris Architects, whose renovation and extension of a nineteenth century farm building is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

"Marketing, architecture and development can be an incredibly powerful combination"

(4 years ago)
Opinion: show flats for residential developments don't just tell us about a developer's dream demographic – they have the potential to turn a sales fantasy into part of the city's built fabric, says Sam Jacob. (more...)

Silence/Shapes by Filippo Minelli

(4 years ago)
Inspired by silence, this photographic artwork focuses on the beauty of smoke bombs.

Gradient Coffee Table by Eli Chissick

(4 years ago)
A coffee table made up of different wood veneers to celebrate wood's natural beauty.

Friday Five with Mattias Ståhlbom

(4 years ago)
Concentrating on good, thought-provoking design, Mattias Ståhlbom shares five things that keep him inspired.

Metal mesh shrouds Fumihiko Sano's MoyaMoya house

(4 years ago)
Layers of fine stainless steel mesh envelop this house in Tokyo by local architect Fumihiko Sano, making it look like it is wrapped in gauzy fabric (+ slideshow). (more...)

BCXSY create linear clock for Designers' Days

(4 years ago)
This prototype clock by Boaz Cohen and Sayaka Yamamoto tells the time in a straight line by replacing the hands with a pivoting shell-like structure. (more...)

Kortrijk auditorium by Dehullu Architecten features vertical brickwork

(4 years ago)
This auditorium building in Belgium, by Dehullu Architecten, features a curving brick wall that lifts off the ground at one corner (+ slideshow). (more...)

‘Lines’ stools by Inger Steinnes (NO)

(4 years ago)
Making use of discarded leather offcuts, Oslo-based designer Inger Steinnes layers assorted leather edges to create a comfortable, aesthetically pleasing seat.     “In the Norwegian leather industry, tons of hides are discarded every year because of small imperfections on the skins surface, such as insects bites, warts, scratches and wrinkles.” says Steinnes. “To the […]

‘Phare de forêt’ lamp by Studio Fabien Barrero+Carsenat (FR)

(4 years ago)
Fabien Barrero’s ‘Phare de forêt’ lamp, ‘forest lighthouse’ in French, is a tower with a light source on top that can illuminate a desk or table top.     “It allows to illuminate superficially the surface to write or to read for example.” says Barrero. “Next to a sofa or in the angle of the […]

M/B creates spinning optical illusion at Molteni&C's Paris store

(4 years ago)
French agency M/B has designed a revolving zoetrope installation for Molteni&C's flagship store in Paris, to showcase the Italian furnishing brand's latest products (+ slideshow). (more...)


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