Design archive for 2014-09-25

Intricately patterned fretwork surrounds Alexander Diem's Villa by the Lake

(3 years ago)
Ornate patterns have been carved into the wooden screens that surround this lakeside villa in western Austria, designed by Viennese architect Alexander Diem (+ slideshow). (more...)

Robert Stadler drapes furniture in patterned "invisibility cloaks" for MAK museum installation

(3 years ago)
Austrian designer Robert Stadler has concealed modern furniture beneath fabrics that camouflage with the historic interior of a 19th-century house, but also feature distortions reminiscent of digital glitches (+ slideshow). (more...)

Post-it Brand Digitizes Collaboration With Innovative New Post-it® Plus App

(3 years ago)
Post-it Brand is taking analog collaboration and digitizing it with the new Post-it Plus App, a first-of-its-kind collaboration solution.

"Have we reached peak peak?"

(3 years ago)
With the opening of the latest attention-grabbing attraction at a skyscraper in Melbourne, Will Wiles asks if the advent of Google Maps has created a public too jaded to simply appreciate a spectacular view. (more...)

A Contemporary Addition to an Existing Dutch House

(3 years ago)
A small Dutch house built in the last century gets a major renovation and a brand new contemporary addition on the back.

Benjamin Hubert's WW Carafe features a steel aerator to improve wine's flavour

(3 years ago)
Maison&Objet 2014: London designer Benjamin Hubert has developed a carafe that decants wine through a stainless steel aerator to improve its flavour. (more...)

Dezeen Mail #221

(3 years ago)
Reports of a design fault with Apple's iPhone 6, Thomas Heatherwick's gin distillery for Bombay Sapphire (pictured), and the final stretch of the High Line in New York feature in Dezeen Mail issue 221. Click through for all the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 221 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

BIG plans to "breathe life" into Aarhus harbour with swimming baths and beach huts

(3 years ago)
News: Bjarke Ingels has unveiled a vision to transform the harbour of Denmark's second largest city into a public plaza featuring a waterside theatre, swimming baths, beach huts and maritime allotments. (more...)

Neon Table Light by Minimalux

(3 years ago)
A box-like table lamp with a series of thin slits around the perimeter that cast a beautiful ambient glow.

Farnan Findlay's beachside Clovelly House designed to "look better in 20 years"

(3 years ago)
This Sydney house by Farnan Findlay Architects has been clad in materials "that can take a beating" from the salty air and wind of its beachside location, including spotted gum timber that will turn grey over time (+ slideshow). (more...)

3XN plans 200-metre skyscraper to overlook the Sydney Opera House

(3 years ago)
News: Danish firm 3XN has unveiled plans for a 200-metre skyscraper made up of five stacked volumes, which will overlook the Sydney Opera House from the edge of the city harbour. (more...)

"Le Corbusier was incredibly attuned to the power of photography," says Barbican exhibition curator

(3 years ago)
Interview: a new exhibition at the Barbican in London explores how photographers have shaped public perceptions of architecture over the past century. Dezeen spoke to curator Elias Redstone about how greats including Le Corbusier, Aldo Rossi and Zaha Hadid have forged "symbiotic relationships" with photographers. (more...)

Great Ocean Road House by ITN Architects is raised on stilts to maximise ocean views

(3 years ago)
This timber-clad house along Australia's scenic Great Ocean Road has been raised above the ground to capture the best views of the ocean and provide shaded outdoor space beneath (+ slideshow). (more...)

Höweler + Yoon Architecture installs a glow-in-the-dark swing set in Boston

(3 years ago)
These glowing circular swings have been installed by Höweler + Yoon Architecture to brighten up a patch of Boston parkland and to encourage children to play outside the confines of the playground (+ movie). (more...)

The UNBUTTON Collection

(3 years ago)
The Unbutton Collection is represented by two bedsides and a sideboard with a high visual impact,...


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