Design archive for 2014-07-24

Floating bridge by RO&AD crosses the moat of a Dutch fortress

(4 years ago)
This floating wooden bridge by Dutch studio RO&AD snakes across the surface of a moat surrounding an 18th-century fortress in the city of Bergen op Zoom (+ slideshow). (more...)

OPSO restaurant by K-studio references "old Athenian eateries"

(4 years ago)
A spine of steel framework runs the length of this Greek restaurant in London by Athens designers K-studio (+ slideshow). (more...)

Five Travel Accessories for the Organized Designer’s Bag

(4 years ago)
Travel light, compact, and organized with these five smart digital accessories designed to help, not hinder your travels.

Fresh From The Dairy: Duvet Covers

(4 years ago)
Society6 continues their artist-designed world domination by introducing queen and king duvet covers.

Max Lamb surrounds Opening Ceremony boutique with "lustrous" latex rubber curtains

(4 years ago)
British designer Max Lamb has used latex curtains and London Underground railings inside a new east London boutique for fashion brand Opening Ceremony (+ slideshow). (more...)

Dezeen Mail #212

(4 years ago)
Dezeen Mail issue 212 includes a travelling abattoir, furniture infused with bodily scents and a short animation depicting iconic houses from the 20th century – including Philip Johnson's Glass House (pictured). Click through for the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 212 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

OMA to create contemporary art gallery for Galeries Lafayette in Paris

(4 years ago)
News: OMA has won planning permission to transform a 19th-century structure in Paris into a gallery and studio for contemporary artists, commissioned by French department store Galeries Lafayette. (more...)

"Extra-legal occupation" of Venezuela's Torre David tower ends in forced evictions

(4 years ago)
News: the Venezuelan government is forcibly evicting hundreds of families from Torre David, the abandoned skyscraper in Venezuela that squatters have turned into a role model for informal communities. (more...)

Rectangular arches frame rooms and gardens at Cosmic House by UID Architects

(4 years ago)
The overlapping layers of this house by Japanese studio UID Architects form terraces that extend inside and living rooms that open out to the garden (+ slideshow). (more...)

French designers create "first ever" analogue watch with built-in activity tracker

(4 years ago)
Dezeen Watch Store: new content on our watch store blog includes an interview with the designers of the Activité watch, which they claim is the first to put smartwatch functionality in a traditional-looking Swiss timepiece. (more...)

B-and-Bee camping concept proposes stackable sleeping cells for festivals

(4 years ago)
This modular honeycomb of wooden sleeping cells by a team of Belgian designers could provide a solution for people avoiding music festivals because they don't like sleeping in tents (+ slideshow). (more...)

No Wódka Store by Kontent (PL)

(4 years ago)
Warsaw-based Kontent used scaffolding for the design of No Wódka, a pop-up Polish fashion and furnishings store in Berlin.     “Kontent brings a new approach to product display that thinks outside the norm of standard wall mounted shelves.” say the designers. “The result is a large, self-supporting structure made of scaffold beams and as […]

Looping wooden viewing platform in China built by students in just six days

(4 years ago)
This community viewing platform and play area, designed by Hong Kong architects Olivier Ottevaere and John Lin, provides a loop that rises up to overlook rice terraces carved into the surrounding valleys (+ slideshow). (more...)

Koka Restaurant by Bornstein Lyckefors (SE)

(4 years ago)
For Koka, a Scandinavian food restaurant in Gothenburg, Sweden by studio Bornstein Lyckefors, architect Johan Olsson chose soft lighting using Ascent, a lamp designed by Daniel Rybakken.     “To create a fresh, modern environment in spite of the historic image of the building the designer has chosen natural materials and forceful colors: pine and […]

Dori concept store by Archiplan Studio features a herringbone wall

(4 years ago)
Oak herringbone patterns the walls of this minimal concept store in northern Italy by Archiplan Studio (+ slideshow). (more...)

BlueFocus Communication Group to acquire Yves Béhar's fuseproject design studio

(4 years ago)
News: Chinese brand management conglomerate BlueFocus Communication Group is to acquire a majority stake in fuseproject, the San Francisco industrial design studio headed by Yves Béhar. (more...)


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