Design archive for 2014-07-03

Woodspot: A Lamp with an Unusual Profile

(4 years ago)
A wooden table lamp with an unusual, sculptural profile with a dramatic angular lampshade.

Kengo Kuma suspends wooden barrels over Japanese soy-sauce shop

(4 years ago)
Huge wooden barrels traditionally used in the making of soy sauce are suspended over the heads of customers at this shop designed by Kengo Kuma and Associates for a sauce manufacturer in Nihonbashi, Tokyo (+ slideshow). (more...)

Fresh From The Dairy: Trees

(4 years ago)
Society6 artist-designed product from totes to prints to iPhone cases on the theme of trees.

A Bright & Colorful Restaurant with Branding to Match

(4 years ago)
A Mediterranean restaurant in Germany gets a colorful and pop-y interior design with equally punchy branding to match.

Barbican's Digital Revolution exhibition celebrates creative computer coding

(4 years ago)
An immersive exhibition demonstrating creative uses of computer coding – from vintage video games to animated robots – opens today at the Barbican Centre in London (+ slideshow). (more...)

Competition: win a copy of Radical Cities by Justin McGuirk

(4 years ago)
Competition: we've teamed up with UK publisher Verso to give away five copies of Radical Cities, the new book by curator, critic and Dezeen columnist Justin McGuirk. (more...)

Dominic Wilcox to build driverless car made out of stained glass

(4 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: designer and inventor Dominic Wilcox explains why he is making a stained-glass driverless car for our Dezeen and MINI Frontiers exhibition in September. (more...)

The Average Font by Moritz Resl

(4 years ago)
What happens when you layer every single font, including the ugly ones, on top of one another? You get a really cool typographic experiment.

Dezeen Mail #209

(4 years ago)
Dezeen Mail issue 209 includes a vaginal activity tracker designed to help strengthen pelvic floor muscles, reactions to Zaha Hadid winning the Design of the Year prize, and Lego Minifigures hacked to create holders for iPhone cables. Click through for the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 209 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Pharrell Williams and G-Star RAW transform ocean plastic into denim collection

(4 years ago)
Musician Pharrell Williams has worked with Dutch fashion brand G-Star Raw to create a denim collection made from waste plastic scooped up from the ocean. (more...)

Knoll Brings Back the Pollock Arm Chair After 35 Years

(4 years ago)
The classic leather Pollock Arm Chair is coming out of retirement after nearly 35 years - modern design lovers rejoice!

Faceted concrete corridor welcomes children to Taller Básico de Arquitectura's nursery

(4 years ago)
Children attending this nursery in Spain by Pamplona studio Taller Básico de Arquitectura enter through an angular concrete corridor carved out of the building's faceted shell (+ slideshow). (more...)

Gehry scales back Canadian skyscraper scheme to be "more Toronto"

(4 years ago)
News: Frank Gehry has unveiled yet another reworked design for the proposed skyscraper complex in his home city of Toronto, reducing the number of towers from three to two. (more...)

Vibrating kGoal activity tracker monitors vaginal exercises

(4 years ago)
Activity trackers are becoming more personal – instead of fitting around the wrist, this grenade-shaped product inserts into the vagina to help strengthen pelvic floor muscles and vibrates to give workout feedback. (more...)

Die Aura des Wertvollen

(4 years ago)
Was macht Dinge eigentlich wertvoll für uns? Mario Pricken hat über 300 Produkte und Ereignisse genauestens analysiert, um hinter dieses Geheimnis zu kommen. In “Die Aura des Wertvollen” zeigt er anhand von 80 verschiedenen Parametern, wieso wir exklusive Autos und Uhren, klassische Designermöbel und wunderbare Kunstwerke sowie besondere Dienstleistung so wertschätzen. Nicht nur Elemente wie Einzigartigkeit, […]

Saboten Restaurant by 4N Architects (HK)

(4 years ago)
The architecture of Shinjuku Japan and an innovative combination of soft texture and rigid space informs Hong-Kong based 4N Architects’ interior design for the Kowloon Saboten, part of a restaurant chain expanding throughout Asia.     “The design conveys a sense of purity and integrity of principle design elements, epitomizes the sophistication of traditional Japanese […]

‘Trace 1′ pendant lamp by Blu Dot (US)

(4 years ago)
A subtly tinted glass shade rests on a metal pendant to create a simple interplay between two materials and forms in ‘Trace 1′, a suspended lamp by Minnesota-based Blu Dot.     Trace 1 made its debut at NYCxDesign 2014 and its unique construction is available in three finishes; copper, charcoal and white.   view […]

The Flat Project by Alexis Facca

(4 years ago)
Paper and set designer Alexis Facca has created a three dimensional space made to appear like two dimensional graphics.

Fernando Amat designs Camper store in Palma de Mallorca

(4 years ago)
Fernando Amat, the designer of the first-ever Camper store, has designed a new boutique for the footwear brand in Palma de Mallorca, featuring boxy display units with mirrored edges (+ slideshow). (more...)




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