Design archive for 2014-09-04

Urban Heroes collection

(3 years ago)
Irina Neacsu is the first Romanian designer invited to exhibit at the Cote Deco section of the...

Bow House by Edwards Moore has a narrow middle that frames a patio

(3 years ago)
This Melbourne home by local studio Edwards Moore narrows down to less than four metres at its centre to make room for a narrow patio along the southern boundary (+ movie). (more...)

A Barstool with Both Modern and Antique Charm

(3 years ago)
Replace your boring barstools with these curvy, antique-looking ones in bold, playful colors.

Ikea spoofs Apple with launch of "Bookbook" – its new print catalogue

(3 years ago)
News: the catalogue for Ikea's 2015 collection is presented as if it were the latest tech offering from Apple in this short movie revealed on one of the Swedish homeware brand's YouTube channels. (more...)

A-Lab adds pixelated tower with a hollow centre to Oslo's new waterfront development

(3 years ago)
A huge terrace appears to have been carved out of the pixelated body of this mixed-use building in Oslo by Norwegian firm by A-Lab – one of the seven buildings that make up the city's waterfront Barcode Project (+ movie). (more...)

Dezeen and designjunction launch map of West End Design Quarter 2014

(3 years ago)
Dezeen has collaborated with designjunction to create a free digital map of West End Design Quarter 2014 – one of the key areas during this year's London Design Festival – including the best fashion and design shops offering discounts to Visa card holders during the festival. (more...)

"Cities that score well barely qualify as cities"

(3 years ago)
Opinion: increasingly popular lists that judge cities on "liveability" and "quality of life" are dangerous for the future development of our metropoles, says Sam Jacob. (more...)

The Alienware Area-51 Is Unapologetically Niche

(3 years ago)
A triad-shaped PC desktop like nothing you've seen before, designed to optimize air flow and maximize performance.

Dezeen Mail #218

(3 years ago)
This week's issue of Dezeen Mail includes construction images of Apple's "space ship" campus,  a seemingly endless white void in a Venetian palazzo and a typeface created from over 900 font families. Click through for the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 218 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Dyson launches "most powerful" vacuum cleaning robot

(3 years ago)
News: British inventor James Dyson has revealed a design for an intelligent vacuuming robot that can be programmed remotely, which has been in development for the past 16 years. (more...)

Au Pain Doré by Naturehumaine

(3 years ago)
A minimalist bakery in Montreal where wooden slats are used which were inspired by wooden bread baskets.

Dyson launches "most powerful" vacuum cleaning robot

(3 years ago)
News: British inventor James Dyson has revealed a design for an intelligent vacuuming robot that can be programmed remotely, which has been in development for the past 16 years (+ slideshow). (more...)

Nendo designs ice cream Village cake for Häagen-Dazs

(3 years ago)
Japanese design studio Nendo has created an ice cream cake, featuring a group of small chocolate houses intended to remind people of returning home for the holidays (+ slideshow). (more...)

Foster teams up with Fernando Romero on new Mexico City airport

(3 years ago)
News: Norman Foster and Mexican architect Fernando Romero have won a competition to design one of the biggest airports on earth for Mexico City, which the British architect says will be "like nothing else in the world". (more...)

Rounded glass facades improve views from Wiel Arets' water-traffic control centre

(3 years ago)
Dutch firm Wiel Arets Architects has completed a water-traffic control centre in the town of Maasbracht with a curved glass upper storey that offers panoramic views over the surrounding waterways (+ slideshow). (more...)

Structural trusses influence Bridge furniture by Variant Studio

(3 years ago)
The geometric patterns of bridge structures informed the shapes used to create this wooden furniture by Variant Studio (+ slideshow). (more...)

RIBA reveals shortlist for best British house of the past year

(3 years ago)
News: the six houses shortlisted for this year's RIBA Manser Medal have been announced, including a cliffside home on Scotland's Isle of Skye, an angular house extension in London and a Welsh countryside residence near the remains of a Celtic fort (+ slideshow). (more...)


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