Design archive for 2014-09-18

Óscar Miguel Ares Álvarez converts Spanish slaughterhouse into community centre

(3 years ago)
Architect Óscar Miguel Ares Álvarez added a windowless white facade to this former slaughterhouse in a Spanish village, as part of its conversion into a gallery and community centre (+ slideshow). (more...)

The Safari TV Cardboard iPad Stand

(3 years ago)
A flat packed cardboard iPad stand harkens back to the design of pre-HDTV televisions, all made from eco-friendly recycled cardboard.

Designers interpret "home" for Airbnb Trafalgar Square installation

(3 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: designers including Jasper Morrison and Ilse Crawford have installed their interpretations of "home" inside house-shaped pavilions in London's Trafalgar Square (+ slideshow). (more...)

Dominic Wilcox's "car of the future" is driverless and made of stained glass

(3 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: London designer Dominic Wilcox has unveiled a life-size concept car design for a future where driverless technologies make the roads safe enough to drive vehicles made of glass (+ slideshow). (more...)

Fresh From The Dairy: Long Sleeved Tees

(3 years ago)
It's the right time of year for Society6 to introduce long-sleeved t-shirts. Get ready to bundle up with some of our faves!

Dezeen Mail #220

(3 years ago)
Architecture for cats, a dancing traffic light and the latest products, installations and exhibitions from London Design Festival 2014 feature in this week's Dezeen Mail issue 220. Click through for the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 220 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Pharrell Williams unveils first phase of collaboration with Adidas

(3 years ago)
Pharrell Williams has become the second major American music producer to launch a design range this week with trainers and sportswear for Adidas (+ slideshow). (more...)

Beijing Design Week 2014 to showcase contemporary Chinese design

(3 years ago)
Dezeen promotion: Beijing Design Week is returning to the Chinese capital this month to present design, art and creativity from across the country. (more...)

Torsten Sherwood's new construction toy "takes great inspiration from Lego"

(3 years ago)
British designer Torsten Sherwood developed a scaled-up construction toy to build temporary hideaways for his Designers in Residence commission at London's Design Museum (+ slideshow). (more...)

Meet Dezeen and Dominic Wilcox at designjunction

(3 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: Dezeen's editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs and designer Dominic Wilcox will both be signing books at the Dezeen Watch Store pop up at designjunction tomorrow – just one of a number of events we are hosting around the city this week. (more...)

Bottle Humidifier Mini by 11+

(3 years ago)
Bottle Humidifier Mini is a beautifully harmonious fusion of precision engineering with the prestige of 11+ design aesthetics.

UNStudio introduces public trains to Qatar with metro project

(3 years ago)
News: Dutch firm UNStudio has developed plans for Qatar's first public railway network in an attempt to encourage more of the country's residents to choose public rather than private transport (+ slideshow). (more...)

"Bio-reactive" expiry marks for food win UK James Dyson Award 2014

(3 years ago)
News: Solveiga Pakstaite, an industrial design student from Brunel University, has won the UK James Dyson award with Bump Mark – an expiry label that decays to tell you when food is no longer safe to eat (+ slideshow). (more...)

Zaha Hadid homeware collection launches at Harrods

(3 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: architect Zaha Hadid has launched her first homeware collection, including vessels, candelabras and a chess set, at London department store Harrods (+ slideshow). (more...)

Fabrica and Modern Design Review curate installations at Ace Hotel Shoreditch

(3 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: Ace Hotel Shoreditch London is hosting Super Stimuli and the Extra-Ordinary Gallery, a series of installations by new design publication Modern Design Review and Italian design brand Fabrica (+ slideshow). (more...)

Frank Gehry's Biomuseo in Panama prepares to open

(3 years ago)
News: structural work has completed on the Museum of Biodiversity in Panama – the first building in Latin America designed by Frank Gehry – ahead of its official opening in October (+ slideshow). (more...)

Concrete tunnel extends through an old stone wall at Leyva 506 house by ATP

(3 years ago)
An elevated concrete tunnel provides the entrance to this house in Cuernavaca, Mexico, created by local architecture studio ATP in a converted colonial-style annex (+ slideshow). (more...)

Nir Meiri stacks Babilus Vases from rings of bamboo, chipboard and Corian

(3 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: Tel Aviv designer Nir Meiri has created a collection of vases made from layers of materials stacked in different combinations (+ slideshow). (more...)


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