Design archive for 2014-06-04

Oh My Gold

(3 years ago)
Designed by G Design Studio | Country: Greece “A premium product line, of unprecedented quality, infused with edible gold. Container selection and typographic treatment, were inspired by the highly coveted gold bars. The unpretentious name that we created for this series, is a neologism addressing admiration, excitement and wonder.”

Stone-clad base supports stacked classrooms at PFP Architekten's school in Genoa

(3 years ago)
Hamburg office PFP Architekten has designed a school building with overlapping boxes that jut out towards a piazza in the historic centre of Genoa, Italy (+ slideshow). (more...)

Apple OS X Yosemite Flattens the Desktop UI

(3 years ago)
Apple's upcoming OS X update presents a flatter, darker, more translucent version of the desktop operating system.

Alma-nac renovates London apartments with colourful herringbone patterns

(3 years ago)
Multicoloured herringbone patterns cover sections of parquet flooring in these London apartments renovated by Alma-nac, influenced by record sleeve designs from a nearby recording studio's archive (+ slideshow). (more...)

Sagmeister vs. Walsh Adobe Logo Remix Competition

(3 years ago)
Adobe challenged Sagmeister & Walsh to design logos and they turned it into a fun, 5-part game show challenge.

Renzo Piano designs glass "organic creature" to house Pathé Foundation

(3 years ago)
These photographs show the bulbous form of Renzo Piano's almost-complete Fondation Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé, which nestles within a Parisian urban block. (more...)

Banjooli Collection by Sebastian Herkner for Moroso

(3 years ago)
Sebastian Herkner expanded his Banjooli outdoor collection of furniture for Moroso which was inspired by the male ostriches mating dance.

Chancellor's Bungalow reconstructed inside German Pavilion for Venice Biennale

(3 years ago)
Venice Architecture Biennale 2014: the German pavilion at this year's Venice Biennale features a full-size partial replica of a building made famous through 30 years of political news broadcasts (+ slideshow). (more...)

Gambier Island House by OMB cantilevers over a rocky cliff face

(3 years ago)
Vancouver studio OMB has designed "a contemporary version of a cabin in the woods" comprising stacked glazed boxes overlooking the sea in the Canadian province of British Columbia. (more...)

White Arkitetker unveils masterplan for Swedish city relocation

(3 years ago)
Venice Architecture Biennale 2014: this new movie by White Arkitetker reveals the firm's masterplan for the relocation of an entire Swedish city, before continued iron ore mining destabilises the ground beneath it (+ movie). (more...)

PP Møbler launches Hans J Wegner chairs to celebrate 100-year anniversary

(3 years ago)
To mark the 100-year anniversary of Danish designer Hans J Wegner's birth, furniture brand PP Møbler has relaunched a collection of his best-known designs and pieces that never made it into production. (more...)

Brother's House by Hiroshi Kuno features walls you can step over

(3 years ago)
Large circular holes appear to have been punched through the interior of this boxy white house in Japan, creating a sequence of curvy partitions low enough for residents to climb over (+ slideshow). (more...)

‘De Natura Fossilium’ by Studio Formafantasma (NL)

(3 years ago)
Dutch Studio Formafantasma explores the culture of lava in Mount Etna and Stromboli, two of the last active volcanoes in Europe, with a new body of work titled ‘De Natura Fossilium’.     “Through this, Studio Formafantasma investigates the cultures surrounding this particularly Sicilian experience to bring both the landscape and the forces of nature […]

Fondue Slippers by Satsuki Ohata melt and mould to the shape of your foot

(3 years ago)
These PVC shoes by Japanese designer Satsuki Ohata mould to feet like a second skin, using a process similar to dipping food in melted cheese (+ slideshow). (more...)

Maintenant – Bernard Tschumi at the Pompidou Centre

(3 years ago)
Among the numerous signs that one’s status as a grandee of architecture has been secured is having a big survey exhibition at Paris’s Pompidou Centre. Architonic uses the current Bernard Tschumi retrospective as an opportunity to reflect on the Swiss architect’s innovative and diverse projects. (by Klaus Leuschel)   read this article in full on […]


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