Design archive for 2014-10-16

Liverpool Everyman Theatre by Haworth Tompkins wins Stirling Prize 2014

(3 years ago)
Breaking news: Haworth Tompkins' new home for the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool, featuring a curved auditorium built from 25,000 reclaimed bricks, is the 2014 winner of the RIBA Stirling Prize for the biggest contribution to British architecture this year.More information to follow. Photograph by Philip Vile.

OMA and Olin win competition to design garden bridge for Washington DC

(3 years ago)
News: Rem Koolhaas' firm OMA has teamed up with American landscape architecture studio Olin to create the winning design for the 11th Street Bridge Park – a raised garden spanning Washington DC's Anacostia River (+ slideshow). (more...)

A Portable, Flexible and Affordable Cardboard Standing Desk

(3 years ago)
A lightweight yet sturdy cardboard standing desk that you can easily tote around to a new location if needed.

"History has become a trove of artefacts ready for appropriation"

(3 years ago)
Opinion: designers today are being swamped with visual information that has been stripped of its historical context. Making personal connections across generations can help fill the gaps, says Mimi Zeiger. (more...)

Dezeen Mail #224

(3 years ago)
A family home that can float on rising floodwater, Tesla's latest "self-driving" car and a maze-like Japanese house (pictured), feature in Dezeen Mail issue 224. Click through for all the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 224 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Fresh From The Dairy: West Coast

(3 years ago)
West Coast print by Cabin Supply Co Portland Stumptown print by Jenny Tiffany Seattle art print by WyattDesign California art print by Fimbis In an ongoing effort to support independent artists from around the world, Design Milk is proud to partner with Society6 to offer The Design Milk Dairy, a special collection of Society6 artists’ work curated by... Read more »

MVRDV's zigzagging buildings come top in Mainz basin contest

(3 years ago)
News: MVRDV and fellow Rotterdam studio MorePlatz have been selected to create a pair of dockside office blocks in Mainz, Germany, with designs for buildings featuring zigzagging profiles. (more...)

MOAI: Vases Inspired by Massive Stone Statues on Easter Island

(3 years ago)
A pair of monolith-like vases that were inspired by the massive, human stone statues on the Easter Islands.

Akatsuka House by MDS Co.Ltd

(3 years ago)
A minimalist home located in Tokyo that provides shelter against the natural environment without isolating the residents.

Football pitch hovers above basketball courts in winning UFCSPA campus design

(3 years ago)
News: Brazilian studio OSPA has won a competition to design a sports education campus in Porto Alegre, with a proposal that includes a floating football pitch (+ slideshow). (more...)

Google rolls out Material Design guidelines with Lollipop Android update

(3 years ago)
News: tech giant Google has released the latest version of its Android operating system called Lollipop – the first to use the company's "flat" design guidelines unveiled earlier this year (+ slideshow). (more...)

Andrea Rekalidis' ceramic desk-tidies take the form of Italian landmarks

(3 years ago)
Maison&Objet 2014: designer Andrea Rekadlidis has created a set of white-glazed ceramic desk organisers based on the simplified outlines of five famous Italian monuments (+ slideshow). (more...)

Pedrali to launch office furniture collections at Orgatec 2014

(3 years ago)
Dezeen promotion: Italian furniture brand Pedrali will showcase its new and updated office collections at the Orgatec trade show in Cologne, Germany, later this month. (more...)

Terraces are cut out of the curved green roof of NL Architects' Funen Blok K

(3 years ago)
Assorted plants create a blanket of red and green across the undulating roof of this housing block, completed by NL Architects for a newly developed Amsterdam neighbourhood (+ slideshow). (more...)

Piet Hein Eek prints Rijksmuseum artworks onto flatpack stools

(3 years ago)
The most recognisable paintings from the art collection of Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum are printed onto the seats of these plywood stools by Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek. (more...)

GER Mood Sweater by Sensoree indicates emotions with LEDs

(3 years ago)
The collar of this sweater by San Francisco studio Sensoree changes colour depending on the wearer's excitement levels (+ slideshow). (more...)


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