Design archive for 2014-10-20

Visitors to Henning Larsen's Moesgaard Museum can walk over its grassy sloping roof

(3 years ago)
Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects designed this wedge-shaped museum near Aarhus with a planted roof that rises from the sloping landscape to create a site for picnics in summer and sledging in winter (+ slideshow). (more...)

Dift utilises doomed Belgian school to create Eyes/Nights Only hotel

(3 years ago)
Belgian creative agency Dift has enlisted furniture brands including Artifort and Ikea to turn the rooms of a school set for demolition into temporary hotel suites during Biennale Interieur 2014 (+ slideshow). (more...)

Landforms: Paying Respect to the Spirit of Life

(3 years ago)
A collection of forms that pay respect to the natural resources they come from.

Advances in digital technology could make "time travel possible"

(3 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: advanced 3D mapping of our built environment could one day allow us to "stop and rewind time," claims London designer Keiichi Matsuda (+ movie). (more...)

Dyson's first humidifier uses ultraviolet light to kill bacteria

(3 years ago)
Dyson has launched its first humidifier, which uses ultraviolet light to kill waterborne bacteria before it is dispersed into the air. (more...)

Piet Hein Eek's first eyewear range debuts at Dutch Design Week

(3 years ago)
Dutch Design Week 2014: Eindhoven designer Piet Hein Eek has created a line of spectacles and sunglasses with frames made from two strips of titanium for Amsterdam brand More Eyewear. (more...)

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(3 years ago)
See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Selfridges, Lee Broom and Anglepoise, whose Original 1227 task lamp designed in 1934 is pictured. This is also the last chance to apply for roles with Priestmangoode, Skandium, Tom Dixon and more... (more...)

Will.i.am launches Puls smart "cuff" with special editions by Zaha Hadid

(3 years ago)
News: the Puls smartwatch by music producer Will.i.am is due to go on sale in the USA and UK later this year, featuring special edition designs created by architect Zaha Hadid. (more...)

Ghostly & Behance Action Method Notebooks For Designers

(3 years ago)
Behance partners with record label, Ghostly, offering updated versions of the Action Method “Action” and “Dot Grid” notebooks.

Gaea Fruit Bars

(3 years ago)
Designed by mousegraphics | Country: Greece “The riefing (in brief): We would like to renew packaging for our fruit bars in order to claim a better position in the market. The target consumer: Modern consumers in the international market. Mostly young to adults, busy and health conscious people. The design: We studied the relevant market carefully and discovered that fruit […]

A Dutch Table Goes Low

(3 years ago)
A practical and sturdy steel table is redesigned to become a coffee table.

BANG

(3 years ago)
Designed by Wunderbar | Country: Russia | Pair with: Deus Ex Machina “We created a condom brand BANG and a package design for it. Our challenge was to create the true men’s condoms. We wanted men to feel like real warriors when they buy them. Condoms are their bullets, packages are their clips and sex […]

Reiach and Hall adds walled gardens to Maggie's Centre Lanarkshire

(3 years ago)
A perforated brick wall encloses a series of internal courtyards and gardens at the latest Maggie's Centre for cancer care, designed by Edinburgh office Reiach and Hall Architects (+ slideshow). (more...)

Nendo's modular office tables create "casual spaces for standing conversation"

(3 years ago)
Japanese design studio Nendo has created a series of modular desk units for office furniture and supplies brand Kokuyo to complement its existing Brackets sofa (+ slideshow). (more...)

London's Design Museum to offer free entry from 2016

(3 years ago)
News: London's Design Museum has announced it will offer visitors free entry to its permanent collection from 2016 under a new UK VAT refund scheme, set up to encourage museums and galleries to scrap entrance charges. (more...)

Lemz wins Dutch Design Award 2014 with avatar for fighting child sex tourism online

(3 years ago)
News: Amsterdam agency Lemz has taken away the top honour at this year's Dutch Design Awards for Sweetie: a virtual 10-year-old girl created to catch perpetrators of webcam child sex tourism (+ movie). (more...)

Google animates St Paul's Cathedral to celebrate Christopher Wren's birthday

(3 years ago)
News: today's Google Doodle celebrates what would have been the 382nd birthday of British architect Christopher Wren with an animation showing the rise of St Paul's Cathedral. (more...)

Assorted windows and diagonal cladding feature on renovated home by NU Architectuuratelier

(3 years ago)
A mixture of simple windows and double-height glazing bring light and views into the back of this Belgian house, which NU Architectuuratelier has converted from flats into a family home (+ slideshow). (more...)

Drawers slide along the surface of Marco Guazzini's Flamingo desk

(3 years ago)
Italian designer Marco Guazzini has created a console with drawers that slide along its length to create different configurations (+ slideshow). (more...)

INSHAPE

(3 years ago)
Designed by AplusM | Country: Sweden | Pair with: Mr. Kim “INSHAPE is a professional hair care label that infuses the very best ingredients that the Nordic nature has to offer. The brief was to create a visual identity for INSHAPE and a packaging design concept for the product series: INCURL, INFORM, INREPAIR and INVOLUME. […]

Just Laid

(3 years ago)
Designed by Springetts Brand Design Consultants | Country: united Kingdom “Brief: We were asked to develop concepts that explored hypothetical positionings for how eggs could better satisfy or respond to consumer needs.  One of the many thoughts we had was how this commodity category could respond better to concerns related to CSR issues such as food […]

Student Work – Marcel Messner

(3 years ago)
Designed by Marcel Messner | Country: Germany | Pair with: Converse “Honest, authentic, strong – that’s KOLBEN, a real beer for real men. It’s the perfect refreshment after you spent a whole day in the forest chopping wood for your fireplace. In this student project of the masters-program Packaging, Design & Marketing at Stuttgart Media University in Germany the task was […]


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