Design archive for 2014-06-03

Spark incorporates giant screens into faceted shopping centre facade

(4 years ago)
The folded facade of this retail complex in the Chinese city of Fuzhou by international architecture firm Spark is made from colour-changing aluminium panels and integrates giant advertising screens (+ slideshow). (more...)

Watch: WantedDesign 2014 [VIDEO]

(4 years ago)
We spotlight some of our favorite designs shown during NYCxDesign at WantedDesign 2014.

Google enlists Diane von Furstenberg to turn Glass headsets into fashion accessories

(4 years ago)
News: the latest attempt to shift Google Glass' nerdwear reputation is a collection of headsets by Diane von Furstenberg that look more like traditional eyewear. (more...)

The Drift Light LED Recreates a Sunset For Better Sleep

(4 years ago)
A LED light bulb helps sleepers by mimicking the gradual dimming light of a sunset.

Glass Tea House by Tokujin Yoshioka

(4 years ago)
A transparent microcosm that lets you enjoy a tea ceremony within nature while providing a separation.

BIG awarded $335 million to improve Lower Manhattan storm defences

(4 years ago)
News: Danish studio BIG has been granted $335 million to upgrade Lower Manhattan's storm defences, as one of six winners in the Rebuild by Design initiative to revive parts of the USA struck by Hurricane Sandy (+ slideshow). (more...)

Glass panes form transparent labyrinth by Robert Morris

(4 years ago)
Giant panes of glass form the walls of this triangle-shaped maze at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City by artist Robert Morris. (more...)

Dog Milk: Best of April + May 2014

(4 years ago)
From surreal photography of shelter dogs to modern dog accessories, here's what's been happening on Dog Milk.

OCD Table by Esrawe Studio panders to compulsive organisation

(4 years ago)
Compartments that form the top of this table by Spanish design studio Esrawe allow belongings to be meticulously organised (+ slideshow). (more...)

Competition: tickets to New Designers 2014 award previews to be won

(4 years ago)
Competition: Dezeen is giving readers the chance to win one of five pairs of tickets to the award previews for the 2014 New Designers graduate exhibition this summer. (more...)

Rozet cultural centre by Neutelings Riedijk Architects wins Dutch Best Building award

(4 years ago)
News: a cultural centre in Arnhem covered in a dense pattern of pale concrete mullions by Rotterdam firm Neutelings Riedijk Architects has won the award for the Netherlands' Best Building of the Year 2014. (more...)

Colorful, Modern Interior Ladders for Kids

(4 years ago)
A line of colorful and playful ladders that will add a punch to your children's room.

Sneaker store in Melbourne by March Studio features tunnel-like interior

(4 years ago)
A circular doorway provides access to a passage lined with shoes at this futuristic sneaker store in Melbourne by local designers March Studio (+ slideshow). (more...)

‘Theo’ lamp by DAMM Design (US)

(4 years ago)
Florida-based DAMM Design (Design. Art. Means. Motive.) have elevated styrofoam packaging material by creating cast concrete facsimiles and stacking them to make the body of ‘Theo’, a table lamp.     “DAMM is a design studio exploring the wild lands between art and design.” say DAMM designers Robert and Brenda Zurn. “In opposition to the […]

Coca-Cola headquarters by MoreySmith is decorated with vintage memorabilia

(4 years ago)
Coca-Cola's London headquarters has relocated to a space designed by UK studio MoreySmith that includes a wall of 5,000 recycled drink bottles (+ slideshow). (more...)

‘Plus’ coat stand, ‘Arc’ mirror, ‘Ridge Kitchen’ by Visibility (US)

(4 years ago)
New York City based Visibility, designers Sina Sohrab and Joseph Guerra, presented a series of products exploring the intersection of beauty and usefulness in the home at the Sight Unseen Offsite exhibition during NYCxDESIGN 2014.     “The Arc Mirror is an object as intimate as the action it implies.” says Visibility. “It reflects the […]

Paul Loebach's PEG chair slots together (suggestively)

(4 years ago)
New York designer Paul Loebach's flat-pack wooden chair slots together without glue, as demonstrated in a series of vaguely pornographic gifs (+ slideshow). (more...)


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