Design archive for 2014-08-06

Álvaro Siza's first major project in China is a floating office for a chemical company

(3 years ago)
News: Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza has completed work on a large curved office building for the Shihlien Chemical Industrial Jiangsu Co in an industrial park in China's Jiangsu province (+ slideshow). (more...)

The Felt Cornershop by Lucy Sparrow sells hand-stitched groceries

(3 years ago)
All the items for sale at this east London corner shop run by designer Lucy Sparrow are made from felt (+ slideshow). (more...)

Jerry House by Onion is built around an indoor playground

(3 years ago)
Layers of springy nets stretched across an atrium at the centre of this beach house in Thailand by Bangkok studio Onion create a vertical playground that can be used to travel from the top floor to the bottom (+ slideshow). (more...)

The House Milk Guest Room Part 2: Before/After Reveal

(3 years ago)
The final reveal of our modern glam meets mid-century House Milk SD guest bedroom / home office full of new products, old faves and DIY.

A Sofa Designed with Manhattan in Mind

(3 years ago)
What happens when you combine 12 designers + Italian craftsmanship + one weekend? You get an ideal sofa for Manhattan dwellers.

Naomi Kizhner's jewellery collection harvests energy from the human body

(3 years ago)
Industrial designer Naomi Kizhner has developed a concept for an invasive jewellery collection that converts kinetic energy from the body's involuntary movements into electricity (+ slideshow). (more...)

Perimeter Apartment by Zooco Estudio

(3 years ago)
Perimeter is the name of the interior design by the young team of architects ZOOCO for Casa Decor Madrid 2013. An interesting proposal of a housing space with just 36 m2 of floor area completely covered with HISBALIT products. The project consisted in transforming an open area into a good dwelling place. The idea was [...]

Steel & Oak

(3 years ago)
Designed by Also Known As | Country: Canada “Project overview: Steel and Oak Brewing Co symbolizes the modernness of today while paying homage to the craftsmanship of years long past. A bright young voice in New Westminster’s storied past, Steel and Oak is bringing a refreshed perspective and vibrant energy to the craft beer scene. Supportive, open [...]

Zaha Hadid reveals interiors for ME Dubai Hotel

(3 years ago)
News: architect Zaha Hadid has designed the interior for a hotel inside her Opus development in Dubai, which will feature sculptural balconies and her installation for this year's London Design Festival. (more...)

MAD wants to "invent a new typology" for high-rise architecture, says Ma Yansong

(3 years ago)
Movie: in this exclusive video interview filmed in Venice, Ma Yansong of Chinese architects MAD explains his concept for a "shan-shui city", a high density urban development inspired by traditional Chinese paintings of mountain ranges. (more...)

Shigeru Ban's Aspen Art Museum opens

(3 years ago)
News: this year's Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban has completed work on a new art gallery in American ski resort Aspen (+ slideshow). (more...)

Hillside house by Okuwada Architects Office overlooks the ocean

(3 years ago)
A glazed wall faces out towards the Pacific Ocean at this house in the Japanese resort town of Shirahama by Osaka firm Okuwada Architects Office (+ slideshow). (more...)

Maritime Museum by C+D Architecture (FR)

(3 years ago)
Part of a wide choice of cultural visits offered in the Languedoc Roussillon region of France, the Maritime Museum in Sète celebrates the precious and rare legacy of shipbuilder André Aversa.     Containing model ships complemented by jousting sets, costumes, musical instruments, battle bulwarks and ornaments, spears and trophies, the museum’s collection traces the […]

Blood Center by FAAB Architektura (PL)

(3 years ago)
A three part project, Blood Center by FAAB Architektura includes the construction of a new Regional Blood Center building (completed), a shelter for a mobile blood center [bus] and the first specialized Center for Blood Cancer Diagnostics in Poland.     The first phase of building houses modern cool rooms and storage, a blood collecting […]

Studio Swine uses aluminium foam to create Metallic Geology cabinets

(3 years ago)
Despite appearances, these "pumice-like" cabinets by London designers Studio Swine are made from aluminium foam rather than volcanic rock (+ slideshow). (more...)


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