Design archive for 2014-08-02

Nursery school in Tuscany illuminates "like a lighthouse"

(6 years ago)
A cantilevered glass-walled room lights up at night to create a beacon on top of this kindergarten in the Tuscan town of Sinalunga by Siena firm Studio di Architettura Andrea Milani (+ slideshow). (more...)

Peers: Lucy Birley

(6 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. Lucy Birley sought further applications for her fabrics and patterns, to go beyond two dimensional decoration. Her patterns are lively and I tried to provide, to the best of my ability, a "structure" to frame them. The result is a best of both worlds approach and I think it's great to overlap areas of expertise.

Fold Pot by Emanuele Pizzolorusso expands around growing plants

(6 years ago)
Italian designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso has designed a flexible flower pot that can double in capacity to accommodate plants as they grow and prevent the need for repotting. (more...)