Design archive for 2014-09-22

Third and final stretch of New York's High Line opens

(3 years ago)
News: this week marks the opening of the High Line at the Rail Yards, the third and final phase of New York's popular elevated park on a disused railway line (+ slideshow). (more...)

Lighting has "passed from electricity into electronics" says Piero Gandini of Flos

(3 years ago)
Interview: last week Italian lighting brand Flos was sold to a private equity fund. Dezeen spoke to Flos CEO Piero Gandini about the future of his company, of Italian design and of lighting (+ slideshow). (more...)

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(3 years ago)
See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with McDowell+Benedetti, B/E Aerospace and The Manser Practice, whose holiday home on the Isle of Wight opens out to the shoreline of a sea inlet (pictured).This is also the last chance to apply for roles with Pringle Brandon Perkins + Will, Studio TILT, Wilkinson Eyre Architects and more... (more...)

Simon Heijdens creates "moving kaleidoscope of light" at London gallery

(3 years ago)
A responsive glass facade reacts to wind passing overs its surface, scattering triangular patterns of light and shadow in this installation at Now Gallery London by Dutch designer Simon Heijdens (+ movie). (more...)

Barista

(3 years ago)
Designed by Neolab by Knowit | Country: Norway | Pair with: Han Kjøbenhavn “Single Origin vs mixed products: Friele has changed their product line strategy and as a part of this we cleaned up the Barista line. The old Barista line had both espresso and blends mixed in between the singles. By moving them out we made […]

Sugar Island Rum

(3 years ago)
Designed by Swig Studio | Country: United States | Pair with: A.P.C. “In 1731, in accordance with the Regulations relating to His Majesty’s Service at Sea, British sailors were given a daily ration of rum. Coincidentally, mermaid sightings in the Caribbean rose significantly around this time. Sailors believed mermaids rescued shipwrecked sailors and brought them […]

"Milan is definitely not the design capital"

(3 years ago)
Comments update: the editor of one of Italy's leading design magazines told Dezeen that Milan was still the "international capital of design", adding fresh fuel to the fiery debate about Italy's significance in the design industry. (more...)

Sitting Pretty with Knoll’s Modern Lounge Chairs

(3 years ago)
Knoll furniture rarely goes on sale, so now is the time to take advantage of their annual sale on 2Modern.

Thomas Heatherwick's gin distillery for Bombay Sapphire opens

(3 years ago)
News: British designer Thomas Heatherwick has completed work on a new complex for gin company Bombay Sapphire in Hampshire, England, including two sculptural glasshouses that are heated using warm air created during the distilling process (+ slideshow). (more...)

Darkroom patterns furniture and accessories with Superstudio's "anti-design" grids

(3 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: design boutique Darkroom looked to grid patterns used in the 1960s and 70s by radical Italian architecture Superstudio to inform its latest collection of products and in-store installations (+ slideshow). (more...)

Design brands attack UK government over copyright law delay

(3 years ago)
News: design brands including Vitra, Artek and Flos have joined forces to attack the UK government for delaying the implementation of a law that would outlaw the sale of copies of their furniture and lighting products. (more...)

Pitsou Kedem uses raw materials to renovate Y Duplex Penthouse

(3 years ago)
Israeli office Pitsou Kedem demolished and rebuilt the inside of this Tel Aviv penthouse apartment to create a pared-back interior featuring raw concrete, steel and wood (+ slideshow). (more...)


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