Design archive for 2014-07-18

Iconic 20th century houses are brought to life in Matteo Muci's short animation

(3 years ago)
Le Corbusier's Ville Savoye and Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House are among the five iconic houses put together from blocks of colour and thick outlines in this short animated film by Italian designer Matteo Muci. (more...)

This week on Dezeen

(3 years ago)
Airbnb's rebrand fiasco and the announcement of RIBA's Stirling Prize 2014 shortlist dominated this week's headlines. Read on for more architecture and design highlights, plus our Dezeen Music Project track of the week. (more...)

A 40-Year-Old Minimalist Classic Reborn: The OD-11 Cloud Speaker

(3 years ago)
A 1970's minimalist audio classic is upgraded with beamforming wireless audio, cloud streaming, & an integrated 100 watt Class-D amplifier.

Clamp Collection Jewelry by Lu-Wei Chen

(3 years ago)
Industrial adornment: Drilling Lab's Clamp Collection all superfluous embellishments while " interpreting the vitality and aesthetics of factories and machining".

Leading architects are "turning the focus back on bamboo"

(3 years ago)
Bamboo architects: a new movement led by architects Kengo Kuma, Shigeru Ban and Vo Trong Nghia is putting bamboo construction back in the spotlight, according to Chris Precht of Austro-Chinese practice Penda (+ slideshow + interview). (more...)

Job of the week: exhibition designer at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

(3 years ago)
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is a position for an exhibition designer at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

Christopher Jenner brings "craft" to Eurostar with London Ticket Hall redesign

(3 years ago)
Eurostar's new creative director Christopher Jenner has ditched the contemporary styling of predecessor Philippe Starck for a retro look, with the new London Ticket Hall combining Art Nouveau and Victorian Gothic to evoke the "golden age of travel" (+ slideshow). (more...)

Haworth Tompkins overhauls Powell & Moya's brutalist Chichester theatre

(3 years ago)
The rough concrete structure of Powell & Moya's revered Chichester Festival Theatre in the south of England has been given a major facelift by London studio Haworth Tompkins (+ slideshow). (more...)

A Modern Bike Whistle from Bookman and Acme Whistles

(3 years ago)
Step up your safety game when you're riding your bike by adding this whistle to alert others that you're approaching.

Friday Five with Sebastian Bergne

(3 years ago)
Designer Sebastian Bergne takes us on a tour of some of his favorite places where he finds inspiration.

Organic Skyscraper by Chartier-Corbasson would be built from office rubbish

(3 years ago)
A conceptual design for a London skyscraper by Paris studio Chartier-Corbasson Architectes proposes using waste generated by workers already in the building to help construct new floors as demand grows. (more...)

3D-scanning technology will enable cities to exist in "both a virtual and a physical form"

(3 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: the advancement and proliferation of 3D-scanning technology means we will soon be able to explore a life-size digital replica of the real world, claims ScanLAB co-founder William Trossell. (more...)

Cubed concrete house by Plusminus Architects built outside Bratislava

(3 years ago)
Slovakian studio Plusminus Architects has completed a boxy concrete house on the outskirts of Bratislava, with a lower level that juts out to accommodate the owner's office (+ slideshow). (more...)

Homify Garten Ideen

(3 years ago)
Jeden Tag tobt und lärmt das Leben – da ist es umso schöner, wenn man einen Garten als Rückzugsort genießen kann. Die Gestaltung der grünen Oase kann so vielfältig sein, wie der Einrichtungsstil in den eigenen vier Wänden. Vom künstlerisch inspirierten und pflegeintensiven Refugium, über den wilden Garten voller Blumen und Kräuter bis hin zum reizend gestalteten Nutzgarten […]

‘Kitt’ chair by Stefan Diez for Hay (DK)

(3 years ago)
The ‘Kitt’ chair by Stefan Diez for Hay ships in a small box and is assembled almost without the use of tools.     “Kitt is the name of this new chair, which is a strong industrial furniture design with compelling visual and narrative properties.” says Diez. “Kitt has a rounded expression, with a backrest […]

Wooden posts and beams frame displays at Tokyo shop by Fumihiko Sano

(3 years ago)
A freestanding wooden framework supports the long display counter that runs through this contemporary crafts showroom in Tokyo by local architect Fumihiko Sano (+ slideshow). (more...)

G-Star Raw HQ by OMA (NL)

(3 years ago)
Dutch architects OMA’s headquarters for G-Star Raw has been shortlisted for the 2014 World Architecture Festival awards in Singapore. The building, located in the industrial edge of Amsterdam, has the outward appearance of an airport hangar.     The G-Star RAW HQ consolidates G-Star RAW’s formerly disparate facilities into a single building that aims to […]

Serrated timber extension by 3+1 Architekti transforms stone barn into woodwork facility

(3 years ago)
Czech studio 3+1 Architekti has added a zigzagging wooden extension over old stone walls to turn a former agricultural barn into a woodwork training centre (+ slideshow). (more...)

Kotaro Horiuchi creates human Whac-A-Mole with membrane installation

(3 years ago)
Japanese architect Kotaro Horiuchi stretched two punctured membranes across a gallery in Nagoya so visitors could pop up through the holes like moles in a popular arcade game (+ slideshow). (more...)


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