Design archive for 2014-07-30

The NOOKRONO: A Watch Inspired by the 1960′s Space Race

(4 years ago)
Four extremely limited edition chronograph watches from New York's Nooka found inspiration from the aesthetics of the 1960's Space Race.

BIG's Givskud Zoo makeover to offer "freest possible environment" for animals

(4 years ago)
News: Danish firm BIG has unveiled a vision for the future of Denmark's Givskud Zoo where animals and humans "co-exist", and all the architecture is hidden within the topography (+ slideshow). (more...)

Bridal Veil installation by Louis Sicard creates a curtain of water through the forest

(4 years ago)
A veil of water stretches 40 metres between the trees of a wood in central France to form this installation by French architect Louis Sicard (+ slideshow). (more...)

An Apartment that Looks and Feels Like Living in a House

(4 years ago)
A project in Melbourne that is actually two apartments in one, single family home type package.

Raster Masks by Lisette Appeldorn

(4 years ago)
Masks made out of a thin plywood that illustrate the connection between humans and animals.

Blown-glass sex toys form Adult Tool Kit by Michael Reynolds and Jeff Zimmerman

(4 years ago)
Horsehair tails and a candle holder are among the accessories integrated into this range of blown-glass "high-fashion sex toys" by editor Michael Reynolds and artist Jeff Zimmerman. (more...)

Eat It: Steak Frites | Béarnaise Flan

(4 years ago)
Dive into this delectable recipe of Steak Frites with a savory béarnaise that will coat your taste buds in luxurious richness.

Vera by Studio Praktik

(4 years ago)
A stylish ceramic vase, Vera is hand-crafted to evoke a sense of movement. Modeled on heavy industrial disks, this vase has a surprising, pleasing elegance. Designed by product design firm Studio Praktik. Photography by DY Photography.          

Formatka Pendant Light by Matka

(4 years ago)
A pendant light fixture, which derives its form from the process of understanding the materials’ organic characteristics. Each fixture is unique in its form, color, lamination and its effect on the space it is located in. Designed by Israeli design studio named Matka.

Toyo Ito wanted delicate textiles to "float in the air" in his Milan showroom for Kinnasand

(4 years ago)
Movie: Japanese architect Toyo Ito says his showroom for textile brand Kinnasand was designed to compliment the company's "very delicate transparent and semi-transparent fabrics" in this video interview filmed in Milan. (more...)

Legend Distilling

(4 years ago)
Designed by Also Known As | Country: Canada “The client and project overview: Legend Distilling came to us with a fresh idea to open a craft-based distillery in the heart of Naramata wine country in BC. They wanted to offer something different to the wine tour market and believed that the BC distillery industry needed something new and [...]

Sink holes found near construction site of KPF-designed skyscraper in Seoul

(4 years ago)
News: sink holes have been discovered in the residential neighbourhoods surrounding the construction site of one of the world's tallest skyscrapers – the 555-metre Lotte World Tower near Seoul by Kohn Pedersen Fox. (more...)

EVO Urban Utility Bike lets cyclists swap clip-on accessories

(4 years ago)
This bicycle by a team of Californian designers features a frame with two symmetrical connection points, allowing cyclists to customise accessories attached to the front and back (+ slideshow). (more...)

NAS Architecture's seaside Breath Box is covered in mirrors that flap in the wind

(4 years ago)
Over 300 mirrored flaps are lifted up and down by the breeze to animate the facade of this seaside structure in La Grande Motte, France, by NAS Architecture (+ slideshow). (more...)

Peers: Eliza Axelson-Chidsey

(4 years ago)
In London I've had the chance to study by the side of very interesting people, too many to name them all, but here's a few. Eliza Axelson-Chidsey's Leather Diplomacy is a rare example of a production chain explicitly expressed in the object. I think it's great you can recognize local production "interventions" within the object's structure. Imagine a label: Made in the USA, Morocco and the UK. That's globalization for you.


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