Design archive for 2014-07-02

Mecanoo integrates public workspaces within banking centre for Rabobank

(4 years ago)
This pale brick building for Dutch financial services company Rabobank has been purposefully designed by architecture studio Mecanoo to "not look like a bank" (+ slideshow). (more...)

Clerkenwell Design Week is helping London "live up to its design reputation"

(4 years ago)
Movie: a host of international designers including Ron Arad, Patricia Urquiola, Barber & Osgerby and the Campana Brothers discuss their involvement in Clerkenwell Design Week 2014 in this collection of highlight's from the festival this year. (more...)

The Withings Activité Might Be the 1st Smartwatch Designers Want to Wear

(4 years ago)
A fitness band disguised as an elegant analog watch monitors and displays wearer activity using watch dials and connected iOS app.

Clare Cousins' Melbourne office is divided up with colour-coordinated details

(4 years ago)
Melbourne architect Clare Cousins and her team have created themselves a shared office space, where interior fittings are picked out in black or white to distinguish between the different areas of its two occupants (+ slideshow). (more...)

Coca-Cola and Will.i.am's 3D printer uses recycled bottles as filament

(4 years ago)
Drinks brand Coca-Cola and musician Will.i.am have developed a 3D printer that produces objects using filament made from recycled plastic bottles. (more...)

Infinity Screen by David Weeks Studio

(4 years ago)
A sculptural screen made up of interlocking components that can be expanded upon infinitely.

Bottle watch is based on "graphic folly that intrigued me" says Sam Hecht

(4 years ago)
Dezeen Watch Store: designer Sam Hecht of Industrial Facility has spoken to the Dezeen Watch Store blog about Bottle, a new watch based on the "graphic folly" of a beer bottle base. (more...)

Accessories Made From Repurposed Upholstery Leather

(4 years ago)
These classic and stylish leather cuffs are made from repurposed upholstery leather.

Johanna Schmeer imagines the future of food with Bioplastic Fantastic

(4 years ago)
This conceptual project by Royal College of Art graduate Johanna Schmeer builds on developments in nanotechnology to create synthetic foods for feeding the world's burgeoning population (+ movie). (more...)

Alba: Gradient Outdoor Pots & Lights

(4 years ago)
A collection of indoor/outdoor pots and lights featuring colorful gradient patterns.

Mirag's House in Llavaneres comprises four overlapping white blocks

(4 years ago)
The overlapping volumes that comprise this family house outside Barcelona were designed by Spanish studio Mirag with clean white exteriors and bare concrete interiors (+ slideshow). (more...)

Josh Haywood creates temporary "temple" out of plywood for Burning Man Festival

(4 years ago)
An architecture graduate from the University of Westminster has designed a temporary plywood "temple" for the Burning Man festival in Nevada's Black Rock Desert. (more...)

‘Best Friends Chair’ by Martin Mostböck (AT)

(4 years ago)
The ‘Best Friends Chair’, designed by Austrian architect and designer Martin Mostböck, arose from a reaction to a colourful expression used in his native Vienna.     “In Mostböck’s native city of Vienna, which is, along with its many benefits, also known for its not always likeable idiosyncrasies of its inhabitants, people paraphrase exceptionally vile […]

‘Magnum’ light by Patrycja Domanska & Felix Gieselmann (AT)

(4 years ago)
One of 20 winning projects at the 2014 Biennale Interieur Award, ‘Magnum’ light by Patrycja Domanska and Felix Gieselmann is a versatile lamp that transforms with a simple hand movement.       Matt black, Magnum is a minimalist design that consists of a coated aluminum rod and a luminous body in the form of […]


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