Design archive for 2014-09-23

Library in Galicia by Óscar Pedrós features an auditorium pointing up to the sky

(3 years ago)
The slope of an auditorium juts out from the side of this library by Spanish architect Óscar Pedrós to provide a covered space beneath for open-air performances (+ slideshow). (more...)

Big-Game launches range of multi-faceted door handles

(3 years ago)
Swiss design studio Big-Game has launched a range of doorknobs and handles inspired by the multi-faceted grip of pencils and handheld tools. (more...)

Barbican exhibition focuses on relationship between architecture and photography

(3 years ago)
Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern World at the Barbican will attempt to explore the shared history of photography and architecture in the 20th and 21st centuries, in the "first major exhibition" of its kind in London (+ slideshow). (more...)

Seatylock is a bicycle seat that is also a removable bike lock

(3 years ago)
A New York-based company has unveiled designs for a bicycle seat that also functions as a one-metre-long bike lock made of steel links that fold up under the seat for storage during travel (+ slideshow). (more...)

New magazines: "It's gloriously single-minded"

(3 years ago)
As part of our series on new print magazines bucking the trend for online design journalism, Dezeen spoke to Laura Houseley, editor of Modern Design Review, about the advantages of a slower pace of publishing and focusing on a single aspect of the design industry (+ interview + slideshow). (more...)

Låmpion Hybrid Vacuum Tube Amplifer

(3 years ago)
Edited to the essentials, Danish audio startup Låmpion combines the sound from yesterday's vacuum tubes with today's wireless connectivity.

JamesPlumb repurposes antique Burnished Indigo fabric for lampshades and sofa upholstery

(3 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: JamesPlumb has used textiles coloured with a Medieval dying technique to cover the duo's latest pieces of furniture and lighting (+ slideshow). (more...)

A Visit to espoo.

(3 years ago)
We check out Nordic themed furniture and accessories shops espoo. and espoo. bütik in Antwerp.

Drive-through restaurants provide a model for Naoko Horibe's White Rose English School

(3 years ago)
Large semicircles puncture the facade of this English language school in Japan by architect Naoko Horibe, framing a drive-through area for cars and vista of the park beyond (+ slideshow). (more...)

"Technology adds an incredible advantage to fashion design"

(3 years ago)
Fashion and technology: in the first part of a series focusing on designers who are introducing the fashion world to new technologies, Dezeen speaks to architect Julia Körner about how advances in 3D scanning, modelling and printing are creating a "revolution in customised fashion pieces within ready to wear" (+ interview + slideshow). (more...)

Creators of the AeroMobil flying car propose moving road traffic to the skies

(3 years ago)
The creators of a flying car called AeroMobil say that transport networks are "in crisis" and suggest that a potential solution could be shifting road traffic into the skies (+ movie). (more...)

House Between the Two extension by Clément Bacle mirrors original house

(3 years ago)
This extension by French architect Clément Bacle mirrors the size and shape of the original brick house it adjoins, but uses modern materials to distinguish it as new (+ slideshow). (more...)

Custhom launches Hayward textile as tribute to Brutalist classic

(3 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: Custhom has created a new upholstery textile based on the variety of forms found in the architecture of the Hayward Gallery on London's Southbank (+ movie). (more...)


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