Design archive for 2014-09-02

DRAA adds sharply pointed roofline to La Leonera Mountain Retreat

(3 years ago)
Views of the Andes are framed by the steeply pitched roof of this A-frame house, designed by Santiago studio DRAA for a Chilean ski resort (+ slideshow). (more...)

Desktop Fireworks: A Mood Lifting Surprise Party For One

(3 years ago)
A digital art installation celebrating the the joy of surprises, hidden within an assuming stationery set.

Studio Job's Pussy Cats sculptures capture aggressive feline behaviour

(3 years ago)
Belgian artists Studio Job have designed a collection of feline bronze pieces with lights instead of eyes for London's Carpenters Workshop Gallery (+ slideshow). (more...)

Come to Brit + Co Re:Make!

(3 years ago)
Each year, Re:Make brings together makers, designers, technologists, chefs, and inventors from across the country. This year’s two-day event will be held September 12th and 13th at Fort Mason in San Francisco. Will you be there? I will! The first day is conference day, featuring intimate conversations with amazing speakers, panels and demonstrations all centered... Read more »

Eventbrite offices by Rapt Studio contain stadium seating and hammocks

(3 years ago)
Employees of e-ticketing company Eventbrite can have meetings on bleachers and recline in hammocks at the company's new headquarters in downtown San Francisco by Rapt Studio (+ slideshow). (more...)

Norman Foster slams "sadly predictable" London airport rejection

(3 years ago)
News: Norman Foster has hit back at the London city officials that have ruled out his proposal to build a new airport on the Thames estuary, claiming that the decision lacked "courage". (more...)

Dog Milk: Best of August 2014

(3 years ago)
Check out the best stuff from Dog Milk we posted in August, including the prettiest automatic pet feeder we've ever seen.

Erick van Egeraat's Roskilde power plant has a glowing perforated facade

(3 years ago)
Dutch architect Erick van Egeraat has completed a waste incinerator and power plant in the Danish city of Roskilde with a spotty perforated facade that lights up at night as if there's a fire burning within (+ slideshow). (more...)

Black house in Osaka by Coo Planning features a basic plywood interior

(3 years ago)
This house in Osaka by Japanese studio Coo Planning hides a warm plywood interior behind an austere black facade (+ slideshow). (more...)

New magazines: "Our goal was to map the domestic landscape"

(3 years ago)
In a market dominated by glossy magazines, a series of new print titles are offering an alternative approach to writing about design. In the first of a series, Dezeen speaks to Anna Bates about carving out a niche for domestic design criticism with Dirty Furniture magazine (+ slideshow). (more...)

High-level windows funnel daylight into Skylight House extension by Andrew Burges

(3 years ago)
Skylights at the apex of a sloping roof project light onto the brick internal walls of this extension to a bungalow in Sydney, by local studio Andrew Burges Architects (+ slideshow) (more...)

Good Medicine Tastes Bitter by Weng Xinyu

(3 years ago)
Bauhaus University Weimar graduate Weng Xinyu has designed a series of well intentioned products.


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