Design archive for 2014-06-19

Self-obsessed teenagers inspire hair and spots themed fashion collection by Sibling

(3 years ago)
The "anti-culture uniform" of teenagers from cities around the world has been reinterpreted into a range of menswear for London fashion brand Sibling's latest collection. (more...)

Pepperjack

(3 years ago)
Designed by The Collective | Country: Australia “Brief: The new Pepperjack “Graded” tier consists of two wines, each specially created to drink with specific cuts of steak, and the client wanted this message to come across strongly. Our challenge was to ensure that the new wine looked like an integral part of the Pepperjack brand, which is largely [...]

Fresh From The Dairy: Pop Art

(3 years ago)
Are you a fan of pop art? If so, this roundup of Society6 artist-designed products is for you.

A Colorful House That’s Built in a Backyard

(3 years ago)
This quirky, environmentally friendly, 2-story modern house was built in someone else's backyard.

"Making something big happen at an urban scale is more than a popularity contest"

(3 years ago)
Opinion: crowdfunding platforms have rules about pitching for money to make products that haven't been developed to prototype stage – the same rules should apply to crowdfunding campaigns for civic projects, says Alexandra Lange. (more...)

DIY Minimal Woven Headboard

(3 years ago)
With just a few super-basic steps, you can revamp your bed with this woven headboard for a fresh and minimalist look.

TERA: An Interactive Fitness Yoga Mat That Poses As a Rug

(3 years ago)
A modern circular wool rug embedded with touch sensors and LEDs help visually guide users through yoga, pilates, and Tae Bo movement.

75% Control: Stools Made with Molded Foam

(3 years ago)
Stools that are made when polyurethane foam is poured into the cracks of the stool's wooden form and then expands.

Beam Armchair by Oato

(3 years ago)
A minimalist wooden chair that was inspired by stacked beam structures used in many cultures.

Trees grow on rooftops of Vietnam house by Vo Trong Nghia Architects

(3 years ago)
Trees grow on top of five concrete boxes, like oversized pot plants, at this house in Ho Chi Minh City by Vietnamese studio Vo Trong Nghia Architects (+ slideshow). (more...)

Biomega launches KiBiSi-designed NYC city bike

(3 years ago)
Copenhagen urban cycling company Biomega has launched two versions of a city bike by Danish design supergroup KiBiSi with a glow-in-the-dark front fork and a mudguard integrated into the down tube. (more...)

Tadao Ando reveals concrete and glass apartment block for Lower Manhattan

(3 years ago)
News: Japanese architect Tadao Ando has unveiled designs for his first building in New York City – a seven-storey concrete apartment block in Nolita. (more...)

Ikea backtracks on legal take down of biggest fan site for product "hacks"

(3 years ago)
News: Ikea has said it will rethink legal action against fan site IkeaHackers, which publishes user modifications of furniture bought from the flat-pack giant. (more...)

Charm Your Clients

(3 years ago)

Waste House by BBM is "UK's first permanent building made from rubbish"

(3 years ago)
Used carpet tiles clad walls that are insulated with junk including floppy discs and toothbrushes in this building designed by East Sussex studio BBM as a research facility and design workshop for the University of Brighton's Faculty of Arts. (more...)

Charm Your Clients

(3 years ago)

BD Barcelona Design: Catalano bench 40 year anniversary

(3 years ago)
In 1974, then young architects Lluís Clotet and Oscar Tusquets created a bench with a curved perforated steel seat and back for a newly formed BD Barcelona Design.     “We have discovered a new way to ideally adapt the deployé. The material is elastic, easily curved in one direction making it resistent. It wastes […]

‘P.Lamp” by Ivan Zhang for A’postrophe Design (DE)

(3 years ago)
Designer Ivan Zhang’s P.Lamp’ is a modular pendant lamp with a literal twist; using elastic rope, lighting elements are quickly and simply assembled (or disassembled) to make a variety of small to large pendant configurations.       With none of the traditional exposed wire, the conductive aluminum unibody P.Lamp’ circuits are completed just by […]

Hiroshi Sugimoto's glass cube hosts Japanese tea ceremonies in Venice

(3 years ago)
Venice Architecture Biennale 2014: traditional Japanese tea ceremonies were staged inside a glass tea house designed by Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto at this year's biennale. (more...)

RIBA Awards 2014 winners announced

(3 years ago)
News: the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in London has announced 56 winners of this year's RIBA Awards, including John McAslan's revamped Kings Cross station, Zaha Hadid's Olympic aquatics centre, and BIG's underground maritime museum (+ slideshow). (more...)


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