Design archive for 2014-10-14

Yuusuke Karasawa's maze-like S House has an entirely transparent facade

(3 years ago)
The exposed criss-crossing skeleton of this see-through house in Japan frames a labyrinth of wall-less rooms connected by over a dozen different staircases (+ slideshow). (more...)

Grit: Furniture Made with Sandpaper

(3 years ago)
Sandpaper is the inspiration behind this collection of white oak furniture.

Blond and Bieber's Algaemy coloured dyes win Lodz Design Festival prize

(3 years ago)
News: Berlin design studio Blond and Bieber's project that uses algae to create colourful dyes for textile printing has won a competition for young designers organised by Lodz Design Festival (+ movie). (more...)

Reminder: WestEdge and #superPACdesign This Weekend!

(3 years ago)
Remember to stop by and check out our Design Milk-curated exhibit featuring West Coast design at WestEdge this weekend!

"Why don't they give up building this thing?"

(3 years ago)
Comments update: after a short animation simulating the completion of Antoni Gaudí's Sagrada Família basilica went viral on social media, readers revisited the story to question the logic of such a long-term project. (more...)

David Adjaye to transform "Mole Man" house in London into home for artists

(3 years ago)
News: architect David Adjaye has submitted plans to overhaul a house in Hackney – made famous by its former resident who dug a warren of tunnels underneath the property – to create a home for artist couple Tim Noble and Sue Webster. (more...)

12 Scandinavian-Inspired Kitchens

(3 years ago)
Kitchens get cluttered so going with a simple, scaled back design, like these Scandinavian-inspired kitchens, is a way to avoid that.

Win $1,000 + More – Enter Our Utensil Design Contest!

(3 years ago)
Just a reminder that the “You Are How You Eat” contest closes on October 19th so you better get your entry in! “You Are How You Eat” was created in collaboration with three of our favorite brands: Adobe, Alessi and Shapeways! The Grand Prize package includes $1,000, 1 year of Adobe’s Creative Cloud Photography plan... Read more »

Laurence King offers 35% off architecture and design books to Dezeen readers

(3 years ago)
Dezeen promotion: book publisher Laurence King is giving Dezeen readers a 35 per cent discount on its Detail series to celebrate the addition of two new titles to the collection. (more...)

Black is the New Black

(3 years ago)
We’re still in the process of working on our backyard, but since it’s such a big budget project, we’ve kind of put decorating or any other house updates on hold. I wish I had something to share here last month, but showing you pictures of dirt piles wouldn’t have been all that exciting. However, we... Read more »

Marc Mimram designs "delicate pleated roof" for Montpellier's new TGV station

(3 years ago)
News: French architect Marc Mimram has been selected to create a new train station in Montpellier – a building that will bridge over the railway line and feature an intricate pleated roof (+ slideshow). (more...)

Charred-timber extension by A1 Architects transforms an old cottage into a home and studio

(3 years ago)
A freestanding concrete staircase spirals between the floors of this timber-frame and stone building remodelled by the founders of A1 Architects to form their own home and studio in Prague (+ slideshow). (more...)

Nendo reconfigures office furniture elements into hybrid designs for Kokuyo

(3 years ago)
Japanese studio Nendo has spliced together traditional office furniture pieces to create simple combined desks and storage units (+ slideshow). (more...)

Proposed mountain hostel by Atelier 8000 looks like it has crashed into the Earth

(3 years ago)
This giant cube that appears to have landed on its side in the mountains is a proposal by Czech studio Atelier 8000 for a facilities building in Slovakia's High Tatras peaks (+ slideshow). (more...)

Tesla's "insane" self-driving Model SD could replace taxis

(3 years ago)
News: Tesla's newly launched Model SD electric car could be "summoned" by owners to pick them up autonomously using the car company's new Autopilot function, potentially eliminating the need for taxi services. (more...)

Lina Bo Bardi's architecture honoured in new photography series by Leonardo Finotti

(3 years ago)
Ahead of what would have been the 100th birthday of Brazilian Modernist Lina Bo Bardi, photographer Leonardo Finotti has documented eight of the architect's most important buildings (+ slideshow). (more...)

Tjep. creates Bronze Age furniture in opposition to 3D printing

(3 years ago)
This skeletal furniture by Dutch design studio Tjep. is made from bronze in an effort to create a collection of objects "totally opposite to the technology-driven trends" in design (+ movie). (more...)

FUSE table lamp

(3 years ago)
ex-t presents a new edition of the FUSE table lamp designed by Stockholm-based design studio...


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