Design archive for 2014-06-06

This week on Dezeen

(3 years ago)
We've been reporting from the Venice Architecture Biennale this week, where this year's curator Rem Koolhaas took us on a tour of his central pavilion and described his aim to kick start a modernisation in architecture. Read on for more architecture and design highlights from the past seven days. (more...)

SELA Z

(3 years ago)
Designed by Bruketa&Zinic OM | Country: Croatia “SELA Z is a brand from the Vukina Family Farm in Krapina-Zagorje County that needed a visual identity and packaging for the walnuts grown on the farm. The design was created by Bruketa&Zinic OM.”

Jarmates

(3 years ago)
Designed by 2yolk | Country: Greece “A low-volume producer of Greek delicatessen products entrusted us with the creation of their brand of marmalade and chutney for limited distribution in Greece, with a view to overseas marketing in the near future. The unexpected marrying of two different but similarly packaged products, each of which is made in seven [...]

Luca Nichetto Turns NYC into a Flexible Silicone Dish Rack

(3 years ago)
A silicone three-dimensional cityscape of Manhattan that holds your dishes between buildings as they dry.

Form Meets Beauty: New Pieces by Visibility

(3 years ago)
Visibility launched a new collection during NYCxDesign that explores the intersection of beauty and usefulness in the home.

Vertical Emptiness by Onishi Yasuaki

(3 years ago)
Yasuaki Onishi combines wire, glue, and crystallized urea to create an exhibit highlighting emptiness.

Mass Studies brings together North and South Korea with Venice biennale pavilion

(3 years ago)
Venice Architecture Biennale 2014: Mass Studies founder Minsuk Cho curates an "epic scale show about both Koreas" with one of the most politically ambitious projects at this year's Venice Architecture Biennale (+ interview + slideshow). (more...)

Virgin Atlantic bar by VW+BS is "the longest in the sky"

(3 years ago)
Movie: in the second part of our interview with Voon Wong of VW+BS, the Inside Festival 2014 judge discusses his studio's upper class bar and cabin for airline Virgin Atlantic. (more...)

Job of the week: interior designer/architect at Studio Urquiola

(3 years ago)
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is a position for an interior designer/architect at the studio of Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola, whose modular sofa system covered in jersey material is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

Marjan Hessamfar & Joe Verons Associates completes child welfare facility in Paris

(3 years ago)
Golden louvred shutters add a warm contrast to the otherwise monochrome facades of this child welfare facility in Paris by French architects Marjan Hessamfar & Joe Verons Associates (+ slideshow). (more...)

The Dezeen Watch Store guide to: Father’s Day gifts

(3 years ago)
Dezeen Watch Store: we've put together a list of seven types of dad that you could be buying gifts for this Father's Day, and have recommended the ideal watch for each one. Read the illustrated guide in full on the Dezeen Watch Store blog »

Rem Koolhaas' Elements exhibition in Venice aims to "modernise architectural thinking"

(3 years ago)
Venice Architecture Biennale 2014: "the risk is that architecture is simply incapable of thinking of its entire repertoire", says Rem Koolhaas who has assembled an exhibition he hopes will kick start a modernisation in architecture (+movie). (more...)

Tokyo cafe interior by CUT Architectures is modelled on a laboratory

(3 years ago)
A white-lacquered steel ceiling grid, plants under strips of lighting and white tiled surfaces feature in this Tokyo cafe, designed by CUT Architectures to resemble a laboratory (+ slideshow). (more...)

Fall House by Fougeron Architecture steps down a cliff side

(3 years ago)
San Francisco office Fougeron Architecture has designed a house in California that steps down the side of a cliff and projects over the edge. (more...)

‘Polo’ chair by Yonoh for Capdell (ES)

(3 years ago)
Spanish studio Yonoh’s first collaboration with design brand Capdell is a wood chair characterized by flat feet and construction details with a Scandinavian flavor.     The different pieces of the bentwood ‘Polo’ can be combined in different finishes in natural wood, lacquered and upholstered seats.   to the Yonoh website   view more by […]

‘Renversé’ vase by Paul Menand (FR)

(3 years ago)
For French designer Paul Menand, what started out as a “2 in 1″ object that could either hold a small daisy or large lily, became two objects in one.     A simple turn of the ceramic brick-shaped vase, 90 degrees, and what was a horizontal shaped vase becomes a vertical one. “The form is […]

Paul Cocksedge transforms Istanbul sea view with installation of colourful circles

(3 years ago)
Red, white and blue translucent circles overlapped to form this screen created by London designer Paul Cocksedge at a festival in Istanbul. (more...)


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