Design archive for 2014-09-15

Brutalist buildings: Unité d'Habitation, Marseille by Le Corbusier

(4 years ago)
Le Corbusier's first Unité d'Habitation is arguably the most influential Brutalist building of all time. With its human proportions, chunky pilotis and interior "streets", it redefined high-density housing by reimagining a city inside an 18-storey slab block. (more...)

Keiichi Matsuda to "explore the future of the city" in new film

(4 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: London designer Keiichi Matsuda shows us how he is making his new film about the future of augmented reality in the next preview of our Dezeen and MINI Frontiers exhibition. (more...)

Mannequin: A Chair with Customizable Options

(4 years ago)
Customizable chairs with stitching patterns that were inspired by fashion trends.

Ilona Gaynor designs staging for a hypothetical court case

(4 years ago)
London designer and filmmaker Ilona Gaynor looks at how the setup of a courtroom can manipulate how a case is perceived for her Designers in Residence commission at London's Design Museum (+ slideshow). (more...)

Maserati by Zanotta at YOO Home

(4 years ago)
A pair of designs that combine Italian craftsmanship with Maserati luxury.

New Pinterest board: Dezeen Watch Store at London Design Festival 2014

(4 years ago)
Dezeen Watch Store will be returning to designjunction this week to host one of our popular pop-up shops, so we've put together a Pinterest board to showcase the designer watches that will be available.The temporary store will run from 18 to 21 September on the ground floor of the former postal building, where you'll find us next to the Alessi cafe at stand G58.Follow Dezeen Watch Store on Pinterest | Follow our London Design Festival 2014 coverage

Chamber design gallery opens in New York's Chelsea

(4 years ago)
Pieces by Tom Dixon, Wim Crouwel and Alessandro Mendini feature in the first collection at New York's latest design gallery and boutique Chamber, curated by Belgian artists Studio Job (+ movie). (more...)

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(4 years ago)
See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Hopkins Architects, OMA and Bruce Munro, whose installation of 600,000 CDs on the grass in a British field is pictured. This is also the last chance to apply for roles with Priestmangoode, Anchorage Museum, De Matos Ryan and more... (more...)

Fumihiko Maki completes white granite museum for the Aga Khan Foundation

(4 years ago)
Angular walls clad with white granite and a glazed courtyard surrounded by Islamic motifs feature at Fumihiko Maki's Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, which opens later this week (+ slideshow). (more...)

Piero Gandini to sell Italian lighting brand Flos to private equity fund

(4 years ago)
News: Flos, the Italian lighting brand that produces iconic products including the Castiglioni brothers' Arco light, is to be sold to a private equity fund for around €400 million. (more...)

Sebastian Wrong debuts new Wrong for Hay designs at pop-up restaurant

(4 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: British designer Sebastian Wrong has added a number of fresh pieces to his  collaboration with Danish design brand Hay,  adding to the collection that debuted in London last year (+ slideshow). (more...)

Barber and Osgerby's giant rotating mirrors reflect Raphael paintings inside the V&A

(4 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: paintings in the V&A museum's Raphael Gallery are reflected in two huge mirrored structures in this installation by London design duo Barber & Osgerby. (more...)

Joanna Laajisto bases storage boxes on paper-sizing system

(4 years ago)
Helsinki designer Joanna Laajisto has devised a modular collection of storage units for Finnish furniture company Lundia with compartments that come in three different sizes (+ slideshow). (more...)

A’ Packaging Design Awards & Competition – Call for Entries

(4 years ago)
The A’ Packaging Design Awards & Competition is a freestyle design competition open to both concept stage and realized works designed by professional and young designers, design companies and other businesses in the manufacturing industry worldwide. Submissions can be made to Furniture Design, Interiors, Electronic Devices, Architecture, Packaging, Graphic Design, Ready-Made, Jewelry Design, Interfaces, Web Sites, Transportation, Yacht Design and others. View […]

Wishbone Coffee

(4 years ago)
Designed by Also Known As | Country: Canada “The client and project overview: Earlier this year we gave ourselves a challenge: to re-imagine the traditional approach to packaging coffee and create something that we could share with our clients and friends – and so, Wishbone Brew was born. Conceptualized and created by the team at AKA and […]


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