Design archive for 2014-07-07

KHT House by International Royal Architecture is made up of two halves

(4 years ago)
A combination of curved and diagonal beams gives an asymmetric profile to this home in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, by Tokyo studio International Royal Architecture (+ slideshow). (more...)

Rick Owens pairs springy soles with leather for Adidas SS15 footwear

(4 years ago)
Fashion designer Rick Owens' footwear line for sports brand Adidas features boots that combine blade-like soles with calf-high leather uppers (+ slideshow). (more...)

Tull Lamp by Tommaso Scaldera for Incipit

(4 years ago)
Italian designer  Tommaso Scaldera created a beautiful minimalist lamp for Milan-based design brand Incipit. The Tull Lamp, is a lamp of simple and refined design, available in two models, floor or pendant. Its design is a contemporary reinterpretation of the old lamps that are usually found in workshops. Thanks to the metal cage, the light creates spectacular shadow effects.

"What is it exactly we're protesting about?"

(4 years ago)
Opinion: it's easy to criticise the Design Museum for awarding Zaha Hadid's Heydar Aliyev Centre the Design of the Year prize, but there are plenty of other celebrated projects that should be attracting the same scrutiny, says Owen Hatherley.  (more...)

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(4 years ago)
See the latest updates from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with ACME, Paul Cocksedge Studio, and Foster + Partners, whose Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre in Kazakhstan is pictured. This is also the last chance to apply for roles with Clive Wilkinson Architects, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Found Associates and more... (more...)

Aldo Rossi "didn't believe that form follows function" says Alberto Alessi

(4 years ago)
Movie: next up in our series of exclusive video interviews with Alberto Alessi, the Alessi president says that Aldo Rossi's La Conica espresso maker defies the key principle of twentieth-century design that form should follow function. (more...)

Adam Richards Architects converts a former cart lodge into a museum entrance and shop

(4 years ago)
London practice Adam Richards Architects has refurbished a museum in the English village of Ditchling and added pitched-roof structures to connect its existing buildings with a converted cart lodge containing a new entrance (+ slideshow). (more...)

The Open Air Sculpture House by Marek Rytych Architekt

(4 years ago)
Marek Rytych Architekt created the “Open Air Sculpture” house located in the suburbs of Warsaw, Poland. Through this house you can rush by and not even notice that you have trespassed a kind of a border. There is no threshold – literally and figuratively. Paved road, on which we step towards the entrance penetrates the [...]

Experimenta Vases by Giuseppe Bessero Belti

(4 years ago)
The flame becomes a flower and the fuel is water in Experimenta Vases by Giuseppe Bessero Belti.

Over The Rainbow Exhibition by Scholten & Baijings (NL)

(4 years ago)
For the 2014 edition of the Design Parade International Design Festival at Villa Noailles, Dutch design duo Stefan Scholten and Carole Baijings has custom designed an exhibition of their works.     “It consists of a multilayered assemblage of work selected from across the life of the studio.” says Dutch trend forecaster Lidewij Edelkoort.   […]

Nursery extension by h2o Architectes enveloped by a folded fabric sunshade

(4 years ago)
A folded fabric canopy helps to shade the interior of this glazed extension to a nursery in Paris by local firm h2o Architectes (+ slideshow). (more...)

‘Spring/Summer, Fall/Winter’ collections by Valentin Löllmann (NL)

(4 years ago)
Created for a solo exhibition at Design Miami/Basel 2014, Valentin Löllmann’s ‘Spring/Summer, Fall/Winter’ collections explore the boundaries of materials, texture and form for a series of works that “get as close as possible to authenticity”.     The Fall/Winter range consists of contemporary elementary furniture with various dimensions, functions and structures.   “Although diverse in […]

Mediumwave by Jake Rich is a pod-shaped microwave on wheels

(4 years ago)
Kingston University graduate Jake Rich has redesigned the common household microwave – adding wheels, a domed removable lid and a light that changes intensity with the power (+ slideshow). (more...)


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