Design archive for 2014-07-04

Salvaged Ring coffee house by a21studio is built from scrap wood

(4 years ago)
Vietnamese office a21studio used recycled wood to construct the curving framework of this coffee house, which encircles a courtyard near the city of Nha Trang (+ slideshow). (more...)

This week on Dezeen

(4 years ago)
Zaha Hadid's Heydar Aliyev Center was named Design of the Year by London's Design Museum this week in a controversial decision that dominated the news and prompted strong reactions from critics and readers. Read on for more architecture and design highlights from the past seven days, plus our Dezeen Music Project track of the week. (more...)

Sungsin Eo designs foam display system for child-friendly exhibitions

(4 years ago)
Royal College of Art graduate Sungsin Eo has designed a foam display and seating system for museums to present information to children in an engaging and playful way (+ movie). (more...)

Fabio Novembre uses club colours for AC Milan headquarters interior

(4 years ago)
Italian designer and AC Milan supporter Fabio Novembre has used the football team's red and black colours throughout the interior of the club's new headquarters (+ slideshow). (more...)

Five of Dezeen's favourite American projects from 2014

(4 years ago)
We're celebrating America's Independence Day today with a roundup of Dezeen's favourite US projects from this year, including a floating skate ramp, a house designed to look like a shadow in the desert and a residence blasted out of the rocks near Seattle. (more...)

"Stunningly beautiful" Dezeen is highly commended in digital publishing awards

(4 years ago)
News: Dezeen has been highly commended at the Association of Online Publishers Awards 2014, with judges describing the site as "stunningly beautiful".  (more...)

NOVA: A Wireless Flash for Better iPhone Photos

(4 years ago)
A wireless Bluetooth iPhone flash that's small enough to fit in your wallet.

AirType: Revolutionary ‘Invisible’ Keyboard of Tomorrow

(4 years ago)
AirType is changing the way we type with a keyboardless keyboard.

Job of the week: experienced architect at Herzog & de Meuron

(4 years ago)
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is a position for an experienced architect at Herzog & de Meuron, whose extension to the Swiss headquarters of insurance company Helvetia is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

DURR: A Watch that Shivers to Investigate Time

(4 years ago)
This watch shivers every 5 minutes to help you contemplate and investigate the passing of time.

Scholten & Baijings design fabric with nine-metre pattern repeat

(4 years ago)
Dutch studio Scholten & Baijings has created a collection of interior fabrics for New York textiles brand Maharam with a pattern large enough to upholster an entire sofa without repetition. (more...)

Friday Five with Chad Jensen

(4 years ago)
Take a look at what designer Chad Jensen, master level woodworker and fine furniture maker, finds inspirational.

Maggie's Merseyside by Carmody Groarke features a fluted facade

(4 years ago)
A fluted fibreglass wall surrounds this temporary Maggie's Centre in Merseyside, England, designed by London studio Carmody Groarke to offer support to those affected by cancer. (more...)

World Architecture Festival 2014 awards shortlist announced

(4 years ago)
News: the shortlist for this year's World Architecture Festival awards has been announced, including a cyclone-proof house, an Australian plant archive, an underground maritime museum by BIG and OMA's colossal De Rotterdam skyscraper (+ slideshow). (more...)

Li Edelkoort exhibits Issey Miyake garments at Design Museum Holon

(4 years ago)
An exhibition by Dutch curator Li Edelkoort at Israel's Design Museum Holon brings together the series of folding clothing by Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake, alongside work by designers Patricia Urquiola, Marcel Wanders and the Bouroullec brothers (+ slideshow). (more...)

Rabobank Advice Centre by Mecanoo (NL)

(4 years ago)
Thanks to input from 320 Rabobank employees, the new Rabobank Westelijke Mijnstreek Advice Centre in Sittard, The Netherlands has a collaborative and knowledge-sharing environment in the form of workplaces available to the public, and employees, in a vast auditorium space.     “The entire ground floor including the restaurant is open to the public. Both […]

Penda's doughnut-shaped House O is based on the form of a tree stump

(4 years ago)
The age-defining rings of a tree stump provided the starting point for this small round house planned by design collective Penda for a wood-carving artist in Beijing (+ slideshow). (more...)

‘Barnaby’ sofa by Perrine Vigneron & Gilles Belley for Sancal (ES)

(4 years ago)
The practice of covering a sofa with a throw, common on Spain’s Mediterranean coast, is transformed in Perrine Vigneron and Gilles Belley’s ‘Barnaby’ sofa for Sancal.       “Perrine & Gilles have transformed the anti-aesthetic practice of covering a sofa with a cover into a work of art.” says Sancal. “This tradition was particularly […]

Airfix-style model kits by Robert Cooper are made from chocolate and wafer

(4 years ago)
Central Saint Martins graduate Robert Cooper has created chocolate and wafer snacks that can be built into Airfix-style models, which are on display at the New Designers Part 2 exhibition that opened yesterday (+ slideshow). (more...)


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