Design archive for 2014-07-28

House of Nagahama by Takashi Okuno frames five courtyard gardens

(4 years ago)
This timber-framed house in Japan's Ehime Prefecture was designed by architect Takashi Okuno with a sprawling plan that frames five separate gardens and terraces (+ slideshow). (more...)

Sydney garden pavilion by AR-MA built from thousands of components

(4 years ago)
Robotically-produced Corian panels were joined to laser-cut mirrors to create the curves of this pavilion in the garden of Sydney's Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, designed by Australian studio AR-MA (+ slideshow). (more...)

A Multifunctional iMac Stand For All Your Desktop Needs

(4 years ago)
UNITI is a sleek, multifunctional iMac stand that also serves as a docking and charging station.

Michael Young relaunches PXR-5 watch that caused "queues blocking the corridors"

(4 years ago)
Dezeen Watch Store: industrial designer Michael Young has launched an updated version of his iconic PXR-5 digital watch exclusively at Dezeen Watch Store. In this movie he explains how, 10 years on, he was still receiving regular requests to buy it. (more...)

Douglas: A Bench Made Out of Douglas Fir

(4 years ago)
Choosing a rarely used wood in furniture production, Lewis Nelson creates a bench that is a modern twist on a traditional Windsor chair.

Flux bicycle kit by Offer Canfi wirelessly charges electronic devices

(4 years ago)
Royal College of Art graduate Offer Canfi has envisioned a future for cycling in which inductive bicycle lanes could be used to wirelessly charge electric bikes and other devices on the go. (more...)

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(4 years ago)
See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Grimshaw, Foster + Partners and OMA, whose industrial headquarters for Dutch denim brand G-Star RAW is pictured. This is also the last chance to apply for roles with Wilkinson Eyre Architects, Herzog & de Meuron, MAD Architects and more... (more...)

Q Gin

(4 years ago)
Designed by Puigdemont Roca | Country: Spain “Our client wanted a Gin to sell in night clubs. We proposed them the naming of Q in accordance to Poker Cards, in allusion to a night icon. We created a clean and impacting design giving importance to the lettering, completely personalized.”

Viva Desk by SHIFT

(4 years ago)
The Viva desk is a functional work desk that's partly artisan craftsmanship, part computerized manufacturing.

Concrete extends from the kitchen into the garden of Studio Gil's London house extension

(4 years ago)
Studio Gil used a combination of exposed concrete and reclaimed iroko wood to unite the interior of this extension to a Victorian terraced house in east London with its redeveloped garden. (more...)

Les Cascadeurs installation by Laurent Gongora interrupts the flow of a waterfall

(4 years ago)
Steel triangles protruded from a waterfall in central France to intervene with the cascade of water in this installation by artist Laurent Gongora. (more...)

Architect Richard MacCormac dies aged 75

(4 years ago)
News: British architect Richard MacCormac, a former RIBA President and founder of MJP Architects, has died following a long battle with cancer. (more...)

Pobble House by Guy Hollaway is a holiday home on Dungeness beach

(4 years ago)
British architect Guy Hollaway used rusty steel mesh, silvery larch and grey cement fibreboard to clad this house on Dungeness beach – the only place in Britain officially classified as a desert (+ slideshow). (more...)

Apartment in Paris by Schemaa features a staircase made of cupboards

(4 years ago)
An alternating-tread staircase doubles as storage cupboards in this tiny Paris apartment by French architects Schemaa (+ slideshow). (more...)


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