Design archive for 2014-06-11

Concrete walls sink into the ground at VAUMM's MNGB House in Spain

(3 years ago)
A wall of windows fronts this angular concrete house by VAUMM, which is sunken into the landscape of a sloping site in the suburbs of Gipuzkoa, Spain (+ slideshow). (more...)

MakerBot Rewinds With Re-Release of 3D Printed Mixtape

(3 years ago)
After a two-year hiatus the popular 3D printed MP3 player returns with 4 GB of memory, improved user experience, and new color schemes.

James Lee designs Paperclip Armrest to end elbow grapples on the plane

(3 years ago)
Fights over the armrest in an airline cabin or auditorium could be eradicated with this two-tiered support by Hong Kong designer James Lee (+ slideshow). (more...)

Strelka transforms Russian Pavilion into a trade fair of architectural ideas

(3 years ago)
Venice Architecture Biennale 2014: the Russian Pavilion at the biennale is dressed up as a trade fair, where 20 fictional companies present examples of modern Russian architecture as products and concepts for sale (+ slideshow). (more...)

SCS: A Sensory Concentration Space by Freyja Sewell

(3 years ago)
A soft microcosm that lets you and/or a group concentrate on your senses with LED lights and scents to ground you.

Antony Gormley creates a giant metal sculpture you can sleep in

(3 years ago)
News: British sculptor Antony Gormley has added a crouched figure containing a guest suite to the facade of a London hotel. (more...)

Tapio: Glass Vases with Copper Accents

(3 years ago)
Giorgio Bonaguro continues his study of glass with a collection of vases that have exaggerated heads and metal accents.

Arup unveils its first 3D-printed structural steel building components

(3 years ago)
News: engineering firm Arup has produced prototype 3D-printed steel construction joints that could be used to create more efficient structures. (more...)

Zamora

(3 years ago)
Designed by BARDO | Country: Australia “Zamora shows its strongest side with character and commitment with the present, without ever losing sight of its traditions.  We focus on a brand that calls us to discover their morphology. A brand that reflects the values of honesty and tradition demonstrated in caring for the manufacture of its products. A [...]

Carlsberg Nordic Collection

(3 years ago)
Designed by Safari Sundays | Country: United States “Safari Sundays was challenged to design a range of bottles that celebrates the trademark Carlsberg hop leaf as well as the beer’s Danish heritage. Safari Sundays looked to Nordic landscapes and industrial design as their inspiration and translated these scenes onto the classic green Carlsberg bottles. The [...]

New Abstract Paintings by Michelle Armas

(3 years ago)
New work from Michelle Armas explores space and color with enviable freedom.

Honeywell joins connected home market with Lyric smart thermostat

(3 years ago)
News: US technology firm Honeywell has released a minimal smart thermostat that learns household routines, a rival to Nest's similar connected home product. (more...)

Modern Furniture : Lift Shelf by Staffan Holm

(3 years ago)
Swedish designer , Staffan Holm, was intrigued when he was challenged to develop a shelf system, minimal in transportation size with no hassle assembly and a modern timeless appearance. The inspiration immediately turned to extendable scissor lift trucks. The genius construction lets the shelf become fully extracted in a matter of seconds and gives the shelf its [...]

BOUNCE: Foam Sculpture Seats by Véronique Baer

(3 years ago)
These might look like quilted gumdrops, but these foam seats are actually soft chairs that bounce back when you get up.

Picnic Lounge by Fatboy

(3 years ago)
It looks like an antique rug, but this blanket spreads out to become a comfortable place to sit while picnicking.

MVRDV converts a chapel into an entrance for the Stedelijk Museum Schiedam

(3 years ago)
Dutch studio MVRDV has transformed a neoclassical chapel into the main entrance for a museum of modern art in Schiedam, the Netherlands, adding bright red shelves between the listed building's existing features (+ slideshow). (more...)

Augmented reality road markings and signage "could be applied as a digital layer"

(3 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: London designer Keiichi Matsuda explains how augmented reality could transform the way we navigate the city in the first of our video interviews with designers participating in our Dezeen and MINI Frontiers exhibition. (more...)

Chilean Pavilion in Venice centres around a politically charged concrete wall

(3 years ago)
Venice Architecture Biennale 2014: Chile's Silver Lion-winning pavilion at the biennale centres around a prefabricated concrete wall that is closely tied to both the country's political history and its 20th century housing stock (+ slideshow). (more...)

Timber daybed by chmara.rosinke features built-in privacy screens

(3 years ago)
Austrian studio chmara.rosinke created this Japanese-influenced daybed with rotating textile screens as a place to retreat and think, for a design competition run by fashion house Hermès (+ slideshow). (more...)

Bedaux de Brouwer Architecten uses red brick for Dutch countryside house

(3 years ago)
Bedaux de Brouwer Architecten sourced locally produced bricks for the walls of this house in the Dutch countryside, but also installed a large glazed wall to offer views of the picturesque landscape (+ slideshow). (more...)

2014 Venice Architecture Exhibition: Monumental by Massimo Gardone for Foscarini (IT)

(3 years ago)
For the 2014 International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, Massimo Gardone’s imagery delivers Monumental, a collection of photographic images that offer an original reinterpretation of some classics by lighting brand Foscarini.     “The Guggenheim Museum, imposing water tanks, high voltage pylons and hanging bridges shape alternative universes, marked by neat lines and neutral, […]

‘Mirage’ collection by Matteo Ragni for Tonelli (IT)

(3 years ago)
Design glass and Alpi wood are combined to create intriguing optical illusions in Matteo Ragni’s ‘Mirage’ collection of tables for Italian design brand Tonelli.     “The elegant austerity of Tonelli design glass and the cosy warmth of Alpi wood are combined through a new technology based on the use of compounds and adhesives to […]


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