Design archive for 2014-06-17

swART - A Relaxation Corner

(4 years ago)
In a time of internationalization, in which travel between far away destinations and frequently...

The New Craftsmen opens first permanent space in London’s Mayfair

(4 years ago)
An organisation representing over 75 British craft specialists and makers has opened its first permanent retail space in a striking light-filled arts and crafts building in Mayfair. (more...)

Yves Béhar Wants You to Drink Smarter With Vessyl

(4 years ago)
A cup designed with a molecular identification system that can discern between specific beverages and analyze caloric, sugar, protein + fat content.

Studio O+A designs exposed brick and concrete headquarters for Yelp in San Francisco

(4 years ago)
Exposed brick walls, an old-fashioned general store filled with sweet jars and vintage memorabilia including a cash register and a fluorescent sign feature in Yelp's headquarters in San Francisco by Studio O+A (+ slideshow). (more...)

A French House Built Around a Central Atrium

(4 years ago)
A four-story townhouse gets a modern renovation built around a central glass atrium that lets in lots of natural light.

Konstantin Grcic builds Design Miami/Basel pavilion using Audi TT parts

(4 years ago)
Industrial designer Konstantin Grcic used seven tailgate doors from Audi TT sports cars to create a mobile pavilion with seven futuristic entrances, for this year's Design Miami/Basel fair. (more...)

Interview with Giulio Iachetti for Alessi [VIDEO]

(4 years ago)
We talked to Giulio Iachetti about the unique wine accessories collection he designed for Alessi.

Rem Koolhaas: I wanted my biennale to "disconnect from contemporary architecture"

(4 years ago)
Venice Architecture Biennale 2014: in the third part of our video interview with Rem Koolhaas, the Dutch architect claims the "architecture biennale was becoming very similar to the art biennale" and says he chose to eschew contemporary architecture to set his curation apart. (more...)

Manaus stadium by GMP Arkitechten hosts four World Cup football matches

(4 years ago)
England's nail-biting World Cup football match against Italy on Saturday took place inside this basket-inspired stadium designed by German firm GMP Arkitechten in a city in the middle of the Amazon rainforest (+ slideshow). (more...)

Okum redesigns the common extension cable

(4 years ago)
Los Angeles based furniture designer David Okum has reimagined the extension cable to create a flexible row of wooden spheres and cubes containing multiple sockets that also prevent the cable from tangling. (more...)

Polyform creates a mini Nordic landscape at the world's best restaurant

(4 years ago)
Danish restaurant Noma commissioned Polyform Architects to create a landscape based on Nordic terroir to give pilgrims to the world's best restaurant a taste of what's inside, without disturbing diners (+ slideshow). (more...)

Volkshotel interiors by Bas van Tol for Studio Müller Van Tol (NL)

(4 years ago)
The interiors of the new Volkshotel in Amsterdam, a hotel built inside the former home of Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant, is the work of Dutch interior designer Bas van Tol of Studio Müller Van Tol.     “Volkshotel occupies the former home of Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant, a 1960s concrete structure that is open, optimistic […]

Lomocubes by Motta Papiani Architetti (IT)

(4 years ago)
A series of glass cubes irradiated by light create unexpected perspectives in Motta Papiani Architetti’s Lomocubes residential project that overlooks the Lugano lakeshore.     “Lomocubes synthesizes the best relationship between interior and exterior spaces, giving from the living room of each unit a wonderful view on the lake.” says Motta Papiani Architetti. “A texture-in-motion […]

A’ Design Awards & Competition – Early Call for Entries

(4 years ago)
The A’ Design Awards & Competition is a freestyle design competition open to both concept stage and realized works designed by professional and young designers, design companies and other businesses in the manufacturing industry worldwide. Submissions can be made to Furniture Design, Interiors, Electronic Devices, Architecture, Packaging, Graphic Design, Ready-Made, Jewelry Design, Interfaces, Web Sites, Transportation, Yacht Design and others. View a [...]


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