Design archive for 2014-09-29

Cachaça Museum by Jô Vasconcellos has bright blue blocky facades

(3 years ago)
Architect Jô Vasconcellos has connected blue boxes of different dimensions in a long line to form this museum dedicated to Brazil's most popular alcoholic spirit, cachaça, in the city of Salinas (+ slideshow). (more...)

The Link Shelf offers an update on a classic modular shelving system

(3 years ago)
Described as an update of the "classic string shelf", this customisable shelving system by Berlin design firm Studio Hausen comprises a series of steel and ash wood modules. (more...)

11 Of The Best Designs For Coffee-lovers

(3 years ago)
There are few designers who haven't relied on a caffeine fix to get them through a long night before a major deadline. So in honour of the under-celebrated International Coffee Day we've collected together 11 of the best coffee-related designs from the pages of Dezeen. (more...)

David Adjaye: "Africa offers an extraordinary opportunity"

(3 years ago)
Dezeen Book of Interviews: in the third extract from our latest book, London-based architect David Adjaye discusses his longstanding fascination with Africa and the opportunities it holds for architects.  (more...)

Chair 3/4 by Sandro Lominashvili has a disjointed frame

(3 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: this angular steel chair by Georgian designer Sandro Lominashvili has a seat with four corners, but only three are attached to the frame. (more...)

"As useful as a concrete cushion"

(3 years ago)
Comments update: a prototype for a flying car was the focus of a debate on the future of transport this week, while a classic piece of Brutalist architecture divided readers over the merits of high-rise social housing. (more...)

Reductive Designers: Sans Forms Refreshes Line

(3 years ago)
International design collective Sans Forms updates with a new line of minimalist, modern graphic t-shirts.

Enter The “You Are How You Eat” Design Contest

(3 years ago)
Reimagine today's eating utensils and you could win $1,000 from Alessi, an Adobe software subscription, and Shapways 3D printing credit!

House in Kea is a concrete residence built around oak trees on a Greek isle

(3 years ago)
Architects Marina Stassinopoulos and Konstantios Daskalakis have slotted a house with three courtyards around existing oak trees on the Greek island of Kea (+ slideshow). (more...)

PostlerFerguson partners with Viennese jewellers to design bespoke microphone accessories

(3 years ago)
London design studio PostlerFerguson has collaborated with Viennese jewellers A.E. Köchert to make a set of bespoke microphone accessories for DJ Ken Hayakawa, being presented for Vienna Design Week.  (more...)

Hospital for a rural Chinese community features a ramp that slopes up to the roof

(3 years ago)
Hong Kong studio Rural Urban Framework has completed a grey-brick hospital in the Chinese village of Angdong that is intended to set a benchmark for health facilities in rural areas (+ slideshow). (more...)

Proper Coffee's Imperial Drip machine brews drinks slowly to improve flavour

(3 years ago)
American brand Proper Coffee has developed a machine that can take up to four hours to brew one pot of coffee – a process expected to improve the richness and reduce acidity. (more...)


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