Design archive for 2014-08-22

Makoto Yamaguchi adds ventilated "open rooms" to Oggi apartment block in Tokyo

(4 years ago)
This Tokyo apartment block by Japanese firm Makoto Yamaguchi Design contains 12 open-air rooms behind its tiled exterior walls, helping to bring natural light and ventilation through the interior (+ slideshow). (more...)

This week on Dezeen

(4 years ago)
This week we published a Champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast, new images of Zaha Hadid’s Wangiing Soho complex (pictured), and a conceptual trainer designed to reference the work of Charles and Ray Eames. Read on for more architecture and design highlights from the past seven days, plus our Dezeen Music Project track of the week. (more...)

Olivier van Herpt 3D-prints functional ceramic objects

(4 years ago)
Eindhoven designer Olivier van Herpt has developed a machine that uses a piston-based extruder to 3D-print complex functional objects using clay (+ slideshow). (more...)

Job of the week: project architect at De Matos Ryan

(4 years ago)
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for a project architect at De Matos Ryan, whose sunken house surrounded by a secret flower garden is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

Zaha Hadid sues critic over book review

(4 years ago)
News: Zaha Hadid has filed a law suit against the New York Review of Books and architecture critic Martin Filler after allegedly defamatory comments about her attitude to migrant workers were published as part of a book review. (more...)

Kate Kosek x Gorman

(4 years ago)
Going gaga over Gorman's new clothing collaboration with pattern artist Kate Kosek.

East Dane Giveaway

(4 years ago)
The great folks at East Dane are giving away four $50 gift cards to visitors of Lovely Package. East Dane is a thoughtful, straightforward approach to men’s fashion. Serving up heritage brands and new names to men who are more interested in style than trends—who understand that dressing well comes from a combination of confidence and [...]

A New Kind of Faucet with a Little Twist

(4 years ago)
A faucet that eliminates the handles and builds it right under the water source to help keep it clean.

Friday Five with Morten Bo Jensen of Vipp

(4 years ago)
Take a look at designer Morten Bo Jensen, Vipp's Chief Designer, and the areas of design and creativity where he finds inspiration.

Rotating rooms give Sharifi-ha House by Next Office a shape-shifting facade

(4 years ago)
Swivelling pods allow the owners of this house in Tehran to adapt to Iran's fluctuating temperatures by opening up rooms in summer, or turning them inwards during winter. (more...)

Istanbul skyscrapers to be demolished to protect the city's skyline

(4 years ago)
News: the Turkish government has approved an order to demolish a series of new skyscrapers in the Zeytinburnu area of Istanbul to protect the historic views of key buildings including the Hagia Sofia. (more...)

Kate Moss' left breast used to shape Champagne glass

(4 years ago)
News: a London restaurant has created a Champagne coupe from a mould of British model Kate Moss's breast. (more...)

Broken Collection by Jalmari Laihinen

(4 years ago)
The natural properties of wood are part of the design in Jalmari Laihinen's Broken collection.

FAM Architekti's Lake Cabin provides a waterside retreat in a Czech forest

(4 years ago)
This wedge-shaped cabin in the Czech Republic, by Prague studio FAM Architekti, has a folding screen set into one of its slatted timber facades to open the interior out to a nearby lake (+ slideshow). (more...)

Alicja Prussakowska's Tilia coat stand resembles upended wooden skis

(4 years ago)
Kraków designer Alicja Prussakowska has designed a dual-purpose coat stand that provides storage for outerwear and hallway seating (+ slideshow). (more...)


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