Design archive for 2014-07-01

Stripy Melbourne school by McBride Charles Ryan mirrors the local skyline

(3 years ago)
A stripy facade modelled on a skyline bounds the circular campus of this Melbourne primary school, designed by Australian firm McBride Charles Ryan to reference walled cities around the world (+ slideshow). (more...)

Dog Milk: Best of June 2014

(3 years ago)
Joy Division goes to the dogs - here's what's been happening lately on Dog Milk.

Heydar Aliyev Centre was "an incredibly ambitious project" says Zaha Hadid

(3 years ago)
Architect Zaha Hadid has described her Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan as an "incredible achievement" while project architect Saffet Kaya Bekiroglu said the project expressed the "soft, romantic side" of Azeri culture (+ interview + movie). (more...)

The $10,000 Cruise RP-1 Converts Audi Into Driverless Experience

(3 years ago)
A $10,000 conversion kit using sensors, radars, and actuators converts Audi A4 and S4 cars into semi-autonomous driving vehicles.

Torch Floor Lamp by Dan Yeffet

(3 years ago)


Dan Yeffet's Torch Floor Lamp, with a solid marble base and blown glass top, started as a private commission.

Nieto Sobejano scores Estonian cultural centre for composer Arvo Pärt

(3 years ago)
News: Spanish office Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos has won a competition to design a woodland cultural centre for the organisation run by Estonian composer Arvo Pärt, after claiming their proposal won't involve felling a single tree (+ slideshow). (more...)

A Penthouse Loft in West Zurich by Dyer-Smith Frey

(3 years ago)
A modern penthouse loft with a mix of woods, blues, and brass to make a warm, cohesive, light-filled space in Zurich.

Gradient Bangles by Maiko Gubler

(3 years ago)
3D renderings become surreal 3D printed, candy-like bracelets that are like sculptures for your wrists.

Drone installation for London Design Festival cancelled due to safety concerns

(3 years ago)
News: crystal brand Swarovski has cancelled an installation of flying drones planned for this year's London Design Festival over fears for "safety of members of the public". (more...)

Gerry Judah's arcing sculpture suspends Mercedes cars above Goodwood crowds

(3 years ago)
Two Mercedes-Benz cars appear to soar through the sky in British designer Gerry Judah's latest installation for the Goodwood auto show (+ movie). (more...)

Desktop Wallpaper: July 2014

(3 years ago)
A classic author's writing rules inspires this month's designer desktop wallpaper.

Dezeen Guide update: July 2014

(3 years ago)
Dezeen Guide: July is traditionally a quiet month on the design calendar, but this year there are events in the Dominican Republic (pictured), the south of France, London and more. (more...)

HYVE: A Modular Organization System that Can Grow

(3 years ago)
A new modular organization system that can grow and expand according to your storage needs.

Tower of "grown" bio-bricks by The Living opens at MoMA PS1

(3 years ago)
News: New York studio The Living has completed this year's MoMA PS1 gallery pavilion – a cluster of circular towers built from bricks that have been grown from corn stalks and mushrooms (+ slideshow). (more...)

Inside Awards 2014 shortlist announced

(3 years ago)
News: the shortlist of interior design projects for this year's Inside Awards has been revealed, and includes a London apartment with a floating steel staircase, a museum and gallery in Tasmania and a Roberto Cavalli concept store in Bangkok. (more...)

Ground breaking for Danish Rock Museum by MVRDV

(3 years ago)
MVRDV and COBE together with Wessberg engineers and LIWplanning have started construction of the new home for the Danish Rock Museum (DRM) in Roskilde, Denmark. Roskilde is the location of the annual Roskilde Festival, the largest North European culture and music festival.     The museum, which offers visitors an adventurous rock music experience, will […]

‘Tarab Sculptures’ by Siba Sahabi (NL)

(3 years ago)
Using 3D modelling, Siba Sahabi translates dance into design with a series of five abstract sculptures based on oriental dance costumes in motion.       “Tarab describes the emotional effect of oriental music on performers and the audience.” says Sahabi. This feeling formed the main inspiration for Sahabi’s new work. After designing a dance […]

Zoomfactor Architectes updates a city hall with a spiralling staircase

(3 years ago)
A spiralling staircase with a stripy central balustrade unites the refurbished spaces of this city hall in the French commune of Le Pré Saint-Gervais by Paris firm Zoomfactor Architectes. (more...)

Bounce stools by Véronique Baer spring back into shape

(3 years ago)
These quilted stools by Swiss designer Véronique Baer squish down when sat on and bounce back up when the sitter stands up. (more...)


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