Design archive for 2014-10-01

Teak and bamboo structures accommodate Burmese refugees in a Thai village

(3 years ago)
These timber and bamboo huts were designed by Agora Architects to offer temporary accommodation to refugees arriving in Thailand from across the Burmese border (+ slideshow). (more...)

Rising Stars at 100% Norway

(3 years ago)
Under Bergen Academy of Art and Design's direction, 100% Norway was back at the London Design Festival showcasing 62 new designers.

MVRDV designed the Markthal Rotterdam to be "as proud as possible"

(3 years ago)
Movie: in this exclusive interview, architect Winy Maas of MVRDV explains how the firm developed the distinctive curving arch design of the Markthal in Rotterdam, which opened today. (more...)

Factory Made: Abstract Scenes Made from Hand-Cut Paper

(3 years ago)
Scenes of a factory that are made from hand-cut paper stock and collaged together into large-scale, abstracted works.

Apple's Marc Newson designs "revolutionary" draft beer machine for Heineken

(3 years ago)
In his first interview since joining Apple, industrial designer Marc Newson discusses his latest product – a domestic draft beer machine he says is the equivalent to a Nespresso coffee maker for beer lovers – and the future of the mechanical timepiece in the wake of the Apple Watch (+ interview + slideshow). (more...)

Iris van Herpen uses 3D printing and magnets to form Spring Summer 2015 fashion collection

(3 years ago)
Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen revealed 3D-printed garments and accessories "grown" with magnets during her ready-to-wear show in Paris yesterday. (more...)

Dezeen Guide update: October 2014

(3 years ago)
Dezeen Guide: design events in Singapore, Dubai and Belgrade (pictured) feature in this month's update, along with six others taking place during October. (more...)

Desktop Wallpaper: October 2014

(3 years ago)
A quote by Ray Eames comes alive for your desktop, iPhone and iPad - and we think she would have approved!

Farshid Moussavi designs London shop interior for Victoria Beckham

(3 years ago)
London architect Farshid Moussavi has overhauled three stories of an existing Georgian building in the city's West End to create the first physical retail space for Victoria Beckham's eponymous fashion label (+ slideshow). (more...)

MVRDV's Markthal Rotterdam opens

(3 years ago)
News: Markthal Rotterdam, the covered food market and housing development shaped like a giant arch by Dutch architects MVRDV, has officially opened today after five years of construction (+ slideshow). (more...)

World Architecture Festival 2014 day one winners announced

(3 years ago)
World Architecture Festival 2014: a house with trees growing on the rooftops and a library where bookshelves and stairs wrap a triple-height atrium are some of today's winners of awards at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore. (more...)

Inside Awards 2014 day one winners announced

(3 years ago)
Inside Festival 2014: a bookstore designed to encourage socialising and a hotel planned to suit the lifestyle of business travellers are among the first batch of category winners at the 2014 Inside Awards (+ slideshow). (more...)

Designers Lucy.D rethink "kitsch" Viennese cakes for historic Café Landtmann

(3 years ago)
Designers Lucy.D have created a range of cakes for one of Vienna’s most famous coffee houses in an attempt to bring Austrian baking into the 21st century (+ slideshow + interview). (more...)

FREAKS freearchitects redesigns Parisian tattoo parlour to avoid "cheesy" aesthetic

(3 years ago)
Architecture office FREAKS freearchitects has revamped the Paris tattoo and piercing parlour TribalAct to include a system of curtain tracks printed with Hieronymus Bosch paintings (+ slideshow). (more...)

Raw Edges shapes Endgrain wooden furniture to reveal colourful patterns

(3 years ago)
Dye-soaked sections of timber create colourful three-dimensional patterns across these furniture pieces by London design studio Raw Edges. (more...)


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