Design archive for 2014-09-19

MDS designs blackened timber house on a sloping junction in Tokyo

(3 years ago)
Naruse House by MDS has been clad using the traditional Japanese technique of Yakisugi, which involves charring cedar wood to create a blackened, weather-resistant surface that resists decay (+ slideshow). (more...)

Vitamin debuts furniture collection influenced by small-scale production

(3 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: east London design brand Vitamin has unveiled its latest range of products at designjunction (+ slideshow). (more...)

This week on Dezeen

(3 years ago)
This week we published architecture for cats, the latest news from London Design Festival 2014 and continued our series on Brutalist buildings. Read on for more architecture and design highlights from the past seven days. (more...)

Milan "still the capital of design" says Interni's Gilda Bojardi

(3 years ago)
News: the editor of one of Italy's leading design magazines has denied that her country's industry is in decline and believes that "Milan is still the international capital of design" (+ interview). (more...)

Plate Pavilion at The Malta Design Week

(3 years ago)
A modern take on historic architecture was erected in celebration of The Malta Design Week 2014.

"Six points of viral architecture"

(3 years ago)
Opinion: the way we consume architecture online has changed thanks to social media, creating a new genre of imagery – meme-tecture. Alexandra Lange offers her guide to making an architectural meme.  (more...)

SLAG: Tabletop Objects by David Taylor

(3 years ago)
A collection of elegant candlesticks made from found waste product from an old iron foundry.

Job of the week: architect at McDowell+Benedetti

(3 years ago)
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for an architect at McDowell+Benedetti, whose apostrophe-shaped rotating bridge in Hull, England, is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

Wit & Delight for Target Collection

(3 years ago)
Geometric goods for your tabletop from the new Wit & Delight for Target collection.

Friday Five with David Ajasa-Adekunle

(3 years ago)
A Friday Five that shares the mindset and picks of architect David Ajasa-Adekunle.

Constellations Bar by H Miller Bros is a courtyard canopy made up of triangles and zigzags

(3 years ago)
The zigzagging profile of this courtyard bar in Liverpool, England, mimics the gabled roofline of the warehouses that provide its backdrop (+ slideshow). (more...)

Architects pick their favourite Brutalist buildings

(3 years ago)
Brutalism: as part of our ongoing series on Brutalism, we asked architects including Kengo Kuma, David Adjaye and Amanda Levete to reveal their favourite buildings from the radical post-war movement. (more...)

Construction starts on Jean Nouvel's National Art Museum of China

(3 years ago)
News: building work has begun in Beijing on the National Art Museum of China by French architect Jean Nouvel, who beat Frank Gehry and Zaha Hadid in a competition for the project in 2013. (more...)

Jeremy Maxwell Wintrebert installs "simple, geometric shapes" at London's V&A

(3 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: artist Jeremy Maxwell Wintrebert explains the concept behind his glass installation at the V&A in this movie produced by Dezeen for champagne brand Perrier-Jouët. (more...)

Amanda Levete's Tincan restaurant presents tinned seafood as "objects of desire"

(3 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: architect Amanda Levete has opened a pop-up restaurant in London's Soho where tins of fish and seafood are displayed in a "a museum-type vitrine" before being dished up to customers to eat straight out of the can (+ slideshow). (more...)

Analogia Project and Alessio Sarri shape vases with explosives

(3 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: designer Andrea Mancuso and architect Emilia Serra have collaborated with ceramicist Alessio Sarri to create vases by detonating gunpowder-filled wet-clay forms before firing. (more...)


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