Design archive for 2014-06-25

Sloped decking creates waterfront slides at JDS Architects' Faaborg Harbour Bath

(3 years ago)
A team led by JDS Architects has created a waterfront recreation area for the Danish seaside town of Faaborg where swimming areas sit between piers and decked surfaces curve up over small buildings (+ slideshow). (more...)

Drop umbrella by Ayca Dundar is made of just six parts

(3 years ago)
Royal College of Art graduate Ayca Dundar has redesigned the umbrella, paring it back to a pop-up canopy with six parts so it can recover from being blown inside out. (more...)

Hand-Crafted Soaps Inspired by Melting Glaciers & Icebergs

(3 years ago)
These faceted soaps are there to remind us that glaciers and icebergs are dissolving, just like soap does.

"Everyone is becoming an expert in image-making" says photographer Cristobal Palma

(3 years ago)
Facebook, Instagram and Flickr are posing a serious challenge to professional photographers and changing the way architects work, says architectural photographer Cristobal Palma (+ interview + movie). (more...)

Modular New York homes by Garrison Architects to "create a blueprint for post-disaster housing"

(3 years ago)
News: Brooklyn firm Garrison Architects has unveiled a full-size prototype for post-disaster housing described as "a step forward in the way that cities respond to natural disasters" like hurricanes Katrina and Sandy. (more...)

Cut&Paste announces online product design showcase

(3 years ago)
Dezeen promotion: HP, Intel and creative programme producers Cut&Paste have announced the start of their collaborative LaunchBox showcase – an online exhibition of some of Europe's newest pre-crowdfunded product campaigns. (more...)

Herman Miller launches office furniture by Industrial Facility and Fuseproject

(3 years ago)
News: American brand Herman Miller has begun producing the flexible office furniture collections designed by Yves Behar's studio Fuseproject and London company Industrial Facility (+ slideshow). (more...)

Playpen for dogs installed within Soichi Yamasaki's S Residence

(3 years ago)
The living room of this home in Japan's Hyogo prefecture, by Tokyo architect Soichi Yamasaki, features a dog pen so the owner's pets can be involved in family life without running riot (+ slideshow). (more...)

Knoll Reintroduces the Pollock Arm Chair

(3 years ago)
Designed more than half a century ago by the late Charles Pollock, Knoll is reintroducing the iconic ’657 Sling-back Lounge’, also known as the Pollock Arm Chair, a minimal chair of polished chrome steel tubing and natural cowhide.     Originally manufactured from 1964-79, the chair has been out of production for nearly 35 years […]

David Shrigley creates tableware range for London restaurant Sketch

(3 years ago)
British artist David Shrigley has designed his first ceramics collection for the Gallery at Sketch on London's Conduit Street, as part of the restaurant's programme of artist collaborations (+ slideshow). (more...)

Left Field Cider Co.

(3 years ago)
Designed by Also Known As | Country: Canada “Left Field Cider Co. is a handcrafted english style cider, founded by two sisters and supported by awesome family and friends. The cider is brewed and bottled at the family ranch in Mamette Lake, BC, a place that you have to visit to get the full experience. [...]

‘Aureola’ tea set by Luca Nichetto and Lera Moiseeva for Mjölk (CA)

(3 years ago)
By observing how tea is consumed in Russia, Venetian designer Luca Nichetto noticed that the infuse is served not in cups, but in small bowls without a handle, and realized how this one small detail gave more solemnity to the whole ritual.     The Aureola tea set is composed of a main body, a […]


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