Design archive for 2014-07-14

Three overlapping blocks make up Keitaro Muto's Sunomata house

(3 years ago)
The three volumes that make up this house in Japan by Keitaro Muto Architects stagger downwards like a huge set of stairs (+ slideshow). (more...)

Foster's Canary Wharf Crossrail station nears completion

(3 years ago)
News: the final aluminium roof panel has been fixed to the latticed roof structure of Foster & Partners' Crossrail Station in London – part of Europe's biggest infrastructure project (+ slideshow). (more...)

SoftLab installs colourful funneled canopy in Melissa shoe shop

(3 years ago)
American design studio SoftLab attached 20,000 translucent flowers to a flexible plastic mesh to create this installation for the Brazilian jelly-shoe brand Melissa's New York flagship store (+ movie). (more...)

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(3 years ago)
See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Tom Dixon, Lee Broom and Erick van Egeraat, whose mixed-use block in Hamburg with a facade that parts like a pair of curtains is pictured. This is also the last chance to apply for roles with The Manser Practice, Serie Architects, Adjaye Associates and more... (more...)

Barber and Osgerby to design trains for London's Crossrail

(3 years ago)
News: design duo Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby have been appointed to design the trains for Europe's biggest railway and infrastructure project. (more...)

Frank Gehry reveals "under the radar" refurb for Philadelphia Museum of Art

(3 years ago)
News: Frank Gehry has unveiled his masterplan to overhaul and expand the Philadelphia Museum of Art by adding underground galleries that won't disturb the architecture of the existing Beaux Arts building (+ slideshow). (more...)

The Drop Top Lamp by Plumen

(3 years ago)
The Drop Top Lamp Shade by UK based Plumen is a hand-blown tinted glass shade that softens the brightness from side views, whilst allowing the unique Plumen bulb form to be seen and enjoyed. Surfaces beneath are still illuminated fully, making this a beautiful, yet practical shade for countless applications.

Vo Trong Nghia plans bamboo "lotus pods" for Vietnam's Milan Expo pavilion

(3 years ago)
News: a proposal by Vo Trong Nghia Architects to build towering bamboo structures modelled on lotus pods has been selected for Vietnam's pavilion at the World Expo 2015 in Milan (+ slideshow). (more...)

Digital bobbleheads are the "provocative future" for cars, says Plummer-Fernandez

(3 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: designer Matthew Plummer-Fernandez is reimagining the dashboard figurine as a personalised avatar to help drivers communicate with cars for the Dezeen and MINI Frontiers exhibition this September. (more...)

House of the Infinite by Alberto Campo Baeza designed as "a jetty facing out to sea"

(3 years ago)
The expansive roof of this seaside house in Cádiz, Spain, by Alberto Campo Baeza stretches out towards the shoreline like a flattened extension of the rugged terrain (+ slideshow). (more...)

HTL Hotel Stockholm by Koncept Stockholm (SE)

(3 years ago)
HTL Hotels is a new hotel concept that offers a simplified experience as well as a luxury feel on a budget. Koncept Stockholm was responsible for the interior and design of the first HTL Hotel, the 274-room HTL Kungsgatan in the city centre of Stockholm.     “The concept is as smart as it is […]

Epée de Bois – Nursery by h2o architectes (FR)

(3 years ago)
On a very tight and narrow site in Paris, almost hidden by several very different looking buildings, h2o architects have created an extension and refurbishment of a nursery for 24 children.     “The extension of the nursery is an opportunity to give new coherence to the group of buildings.” says h2o architectes. “It is […]

Taste Condiment Set brings uniformity to the dinner table

(3 years ago)
Hong Kong designers Tomas Rosén and Nicol Boyd have created a flexible condiment set to put an end to mismatched bottles, jars and containers on the dining table (+ slideshow). (more...)


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