Design archive for 2014-09-10

London Preview: DIS-PLAY Installation by Alfredo Häberli

(3 years ago)
For the launch of his latest textile collection for Kvadrat, renowned designer Alfredo Häberli has created an installation that captures the creative process of designing the textiles, through an oversized mood board. Several mood boards.

Malaysian island home by WHBC built from reclaimed telegraph poles

(3 years ago)
This house on the Malaysian island of Langkawi was designed by WHBC Architects to be entirely constructed from reclaimed wood, including a framework made from old telegraph poles (+ slideshow). (more...)

Prism Coffee Table by Maurie Novak

(3 years ago)
Art meets design in this creative rainbow table creating using multi-colored elastic strands.

Brutalist buildings: Park Hill, Sheffield by Jack Lynn and Ivor Smith

(3 years ago)
To kick off a series of building studies looking back at classic Brutalist buildings from around the world, we revisit Park Hill – the housing estate that brought "streets in the sky" to Sheffield, England, after the Second World War. (more...)

The Dezeen guide to Brutalist architecture

(3 years ago)
Brutalism, one of the 20th century's most controversial architecture movements, is back in vogue with design fans as nostalgia mixes with a new-found respect for its socialist principals. In our new series, Dezeen will be revisiting some of the key projects from the Brutalist period, but first here's a short introduction from the Royal Academy's Owen Hopkins. (more...)

Athlete's Plane by Teague and Nike would be a "training room in the sky"

(3 years ago)
Sports brand Nike and creative consultancy Teague have designed a concept aircraft cabin interior to explore the effect of air travel on professional athletes (+ slideshow). (more...)

GRIP Candlestick by Jens Fager for Muuto

(3 years ago)
A simple and honest candlestick that can be moved easily when needed.

Designers react to the Apple Watch

(3 years ago)
Leading designers have shared their thoughts on the Apple Watch with Dezeen Watch Store, with responses ranging from "a great design" to "not something I desire to wear". (more...)

16 Years In the Making: The Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum

(3 years ago)
Dyson innovates autonomous cleaning with a 360-degree camera system snapping 30 photos a second and 104,000 rpm motor to suck up debris.

Lucy McRae experiments with negative pressure to "prep humans to go to space"

(3 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: artist Lucy McRae shows us the experiments she's been doing with emergency blankets and vacuum cleaners in our second behind-the-scenes preview of next week's Dezeen and MINI Frontiers exhibition. (more...)

Instamood

(3 years ago)

A City of Bookcases by Los Contratistas

(3 years ago)
A city of building-like bookcases that reference a relationship between people and materials.

BELLA VISTA: Weatherproof Outdoor Lights

(3 years ago)
Weatherproof strings of lights that will totally up your outdoor patio atmosphere game.

Zaha Hadid to create maths gallery at London's Science Museum

(3 years ago)
News: Zaha Hadid has won the commission for a new gallery dedicated to maths at the Science Museum in London, with a design that explores "the many influences of mathematics in our everyday lives". (more...)

Kenneth Grange blasts "bloody ruthless" Apple

(3 years ago)
News: Apple is "bloody ruthless" and a "monster" according to legendary industrial designer Kenneth Grange, adding that the tech giant uses design to ensure its commercial intentions are "dressed up nicely". (more...)

Designjunction partners with Anglepoise and ercol for charity auction

(3 years ago)
Dezeen promotion: London trade show designjunction is set to collaborate with British design brands Anglepoise and ercol to curate an exhibition and charity auction, during next week's London Design Festival. (more...)

Alcarol traps natural materials in resin to form New Visions furniture collection

(3 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: natural materials suspended in resin to create furniture by Italian design duo Alcarol will be displayed at the Mint Gallery during the London Design Festival next week (+ slideshow). (more...)

Carmelite Monastery by Austin-Smith:Lord designed to be "calm, ordered and uplifting"

(3 years ago)
British firm Austin-Smith:Lord used textured brick for the internal and external surfaces of this monastery in Liverpool to give it an austere but coherent aesthetic (+ slideshow). (more...)

Cutlery Nr. 192

(3 years ago)
The longstanding silver manufactory of Jarosinski & Vaugoin has been producing high-quality...


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