Design archive for 2014-09-20

Lucy McRae envisions a human vacuum chamber for the future of space travel

(6 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: a vacuum chamber that wraps performers in silver foil material forms the centrepiece for an installation by Lucy McRae that imagines a future where space travel is common but requires physical preparation (+ slideshow). (more...)

Jonathan Tuckey Design adds glazed extension to Grade II-listed Yew Tree House

(6 years ago)
London studio Jonathan Tuckey Design has added a contemporary glazed extension to a Grade II-listed Cotswolds house to provide additional space without detracting from the original building (+ slideshow). (more...)

Ordinary Architecture stages Hollywood sign hoax in Los Angeles

(6 years ago)
Letters from the Hollywood sign appeared to have toppled from their position in the Santa Monica Mountains, as part of an installation by London studio Ordinary Architecture (+ slideshow). (more...)

Robin and Lucienne Day's daughter "wasn't prepared to allow their works to be misused"

(6 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: the daughter of British designers Robin and Lucienne Day talks to Dezeen about preserving her parents' legacy and the launch of a new version of her father's much replicated 675 Chair (+ interview + slideshow). (more...)