Design archive for 2014-07-08

Soichi Yamasaki's Japanese nursery features house-shaped windows and faceted ceilings

(3 years ago)
Behind the house-shaped windows of this nursery extension in Kashiwa, Japan, architect Soichi Yamasaki has slotted small square rooms between octagonal play areas (+ slideshow). (more...)

Raf Simons and Adidas collaborate on trainer collection

(3 years ago)
Adidas' second collaboration for Spring Summer 2015 is with Belgian fashion designer Raf Simons, who has created a range of trainers and updated classic designs for the sports brand (+ slideshow). (more...)

A Lamp that Illustrates Magnetic Field Lines of Earth

(3 years ago)
A chaotic pendant lamp that mimics the magnetosphere, the area above the ozone layer.

Aedas dumps UK business to focus on "high density, urban high-rise"

(3 years ago)
News: one of the world's biggest architecture practices has split from its UK business to focus on bringing high density urban design from Asia to Seattle, New York, LA and London (+ interview). (more...)

Case-Real combines a patisserie with a wine bar in Fukuoka

(3 years ago)
Three concrete steps lead inside this combined patisserie and wine bar that Case-Real has completed amongst the high-rise blocks of Fukuoka, Japan (+ slideshow). (more...)

Fab and One Nordic announce new design brand Hem

(3 years ago)
News: following online retailer Fab's acquisition of Scandinavian design brand One Nordic, the two companies have announced the creation of a new furniture brand called Hem that will sell products by Form Us With Love and GamFratesi. (more...)

Grovemade’s Wood Watch

(3 years ago)
Grovemade moves away from being a tech accessory company with the introduction of many products, including as this wooden watch.

Michael Graves' kettle for Alessi was "a best-seller for 15 years"

(3 years ago)
Movie: Alberto Alessi discusses the popularity of Michael Graves' kettle with a bird-shaped whistle in the penultimate movie from our series of exclusive video interviews with the president of the Italian design brand.  (more...)

The Abyss Table by Christopher Duffy for Duffy London

(3 years ago)
A dramatic coffee that pairs layers of wood and glass to become a mesmerizing geological cross section of the ocean.

Zaha Hadid modifies controversial Tokyo Olympic stadium design

(3 years ago)
News: Zaha Hadid Architects has confirmed it is adapting its design for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium, following budget changes and ongoing criticism – including a 500-person street protest last weekend. (more...)

Peter Zumthor reworks LACMA proposal to bridge one of LA's busiest roads

(3 years ago)
News: Peter Zumthor has drastically modified his plans to overhaul the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, to prevent damaging the nearby tar pits that inspired his design. (more...)

Food is "the most important material in the world" says Marije Vogelzang

(3 years ago)
News: the world "needs a food revolution" according to designer Marije Vogelzang, who is to head up a new food department at Design Academy Eindhoven (+ interview). (more...)

Strömkajen Ferry Terminals by Marge Arkitekter (SE)

(3 years ago)
In Strömkajen, one of Stockholm’s most visited areas, opposite the Royal Palace, next to the Grand Hotel and the National Art Gallery, is Marge Arkitekter’s new terminal buildings for archipelago boat traffic.     “The design concept is inspired by the tourists themselves and the many camera lenses directed towards the different view points.” says […]

‘Crown’ coat hanger by Arnaud Lapierre (FR)

(3 years ago)
French designer Arnaud Lapierre’s ‘Crown’ coat hanger has legs made of solid Oak wood blades that are cut and bent to form a self-supporting structure.     ‘[It's] a simple process to save material and create a clean-cut aesthetic.” says Lapierre. “A wood or glass surface provides a small table.”   to the Arnaud Lapierre […]

Scholten & Baijings exhibit retrospective at Villa Noailles

(3 years ago)
Dutch design duo Scholten & Baijings have curated a colourful exhibition of their own work at French arts centre Villa Noailles (+ slideshow). (more...)


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