Design archive for 2014-10-13

Les Astronautes fills Quebec passageway with swimming pool toys

(4 years ago)
Canadian design collective Les Astronautes has lined a disused alley in Quebec with hundreds of protruding pool noodles. (more...)

Coming soon: driverless trains, planes and automobiles

(4 years ago)
Following the unveiling of designs for London Underground's first fleet of driverless tube trains by Priestmangoode, we've rounded up seven of the most intriguing and disruptive driverless vehicles from the pages of Dezeen. (more...)

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(4 years ago)
See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Studioilse, Herzog & de Meuron and Moooi, the furniture and lighting brand that Marcel Wanders (pictured) co-founded in 2001 with Casper Vissers. This is also the last chance to apply for roles with Studio Seilern Architects, GROHE Design Studio, David Chipperfield Architects and more... (more...)

A One-of-a-Kind Hotel Room at Volkshotel Amsterdam

(4 years ago)
An awe-inspring hotel room in Amsterdam that will make you feel like you're camping in luxury within the mountains.

Genesin Studio renovates Victorian shop in Adelaide for Aesop

(4 years ago)
Genesin Studio has designed a pale wood and antique marble interior behind a dusky-green Victorian shopfront for skincare brand Aesop's new Adelaide store (+ slideshow). (more...)

Li Xiaodong wins inaugural Moriyama Prize for "modest" Liyuan Library

(4 years ago)
News: Chinese architect Li Xiaodong has become the first recipient of the Moriyama Prize – a new award launched by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and architect Raymond Moriyama to rival the Pritzker and Stirling prizes. (more...)

MINI HULA Special Edition Set for Plumen

(4 years ago)
A collaboration between Laura Wellington and Plumen that brings miniature versions of their iconic designs together.

Mercedes-Benz's self-driving truck set for Europe's roads "in 10 years"

(4 years ago)
News: Mercedes-Benz has unveiled an autonomous lorry that will be able to drive itself across Europe's roads within the next 10 years (+ movies). (more...)

Villa MM's timber-grille facade echoes the proportions of surrounding trees

(4 years ago)
Double-height lengths of unevenly spaced timber have been added to the side of this Swiss house by Feliz Architects, alluding to the shapes of nearby trees and screening the interiors from harsh sunlight (+ slideshow). (more...)

ALA's Kuopio City Theatre extension features a crinkled facade

(4 years ago)
Crinkled fibre-cement panels clad the facade of this theatre extension by Finnish studio ALA Architects in the city of Kuopio, complementing the concrete exterior of the original 1960s building (+ slideshow). (more...)

Plants grow inside Maxim Scherbakov's marble Sputnik-5 table

(4 years ago)
This table that houses plants in its centre by St Petersburg designer Maxim Scherbakov is named after the Soviet satellite that first took living objects into space and returned them safely to Earth (+ slideshow). (more...)


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