Design archive for 2014-10-21

SAMF reinterprets traditional Portuguese farmhouses with Casa dos Caseiros

(3 years ago)
White stuccoed walls and terracotta tiled roofing create a visual connection between the simplified volumes of this small house in a Portuguese vineyard and traditional agricultural buildings nearby (+ slideshow). (more...)

Marc Newson: "Timepieces have preoccupied me over the years"

(3 years ago)
Dezeen Book of Interviews: in the fourth extract from our latest book, Australian industrial designer Marc Newson talks through his comprehensive monograph and the history behind his Swiss watch company, Ikepod. (more...)

MÖKKI Planter/Lamp Pot by PECA

(3 years ago)
A tabletop planter lamp that makes you the landscape designer.

A Private Home in Paris by Julie Rosier

(3 years ago)
A Parisian apartment gets turned upside down, upgraded, and dosed with a bit of creativity.

Révélateur installation by Mickaël Wiesengrün recreates "smells of the past"

(3 years ago)
Dutch Design Week 2014: smells of sweat, grease and metal waft from the glass tubes of this installation, created by Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Mickaël Wiesengrün to add historical context to its setting in a former factory. (more...)

Miito by Nils Chudy is an energy-saving alternative to the kettle

(3 years ago)
Dutch Design Week 2014: Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Nils Chudy has devised a way to heat liquid in a cup, eliminating the wasted energy associated with boiling excess water in a kettle (+ movie). (more...)

Connecting Flight: Bluesmart Smart Carry-On Luggage

(3 years ago)
The world's first smart carry-on suitcase connects wirelessly via Bluetooth to offer location tracking and app-controlled lock/unlock.

West End Design Quarter "promotes design in the heart of central London"

(3 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: in our second movie for designjunction, Deborah Spencer introduces the stores that took part in this year's West End Design Quarter, including The Conran Shop, Domus and Another Country. (more...)

"I personally quite like Rem's Pants... as for the giant penis, why not?"

(3 years ago)
Comments update: architecture dominated the discussions on Dezeen this week, spurred on in part by the president of China who declared that he wanted "no more weird architecture" in his country. (more...)

Martijn van Strien launches experimental fashion label with laser-cut garments

(3 years ago)
Dutch Design Week 2014: Rotterdam designer Martijn van Strien has launched his own fashion brand with a collection of unisex garments that are laser cut into shapes based on architectural structures. (more...)

Overlapping bricks give a perforated facade to mountainside building by Li Xiaodong

(3 years ago)
Chinese architect Li Xiaodong, the recipient of the inaugural Moriyama Prize, completed this building with an elaborate brickwork facade to create offices and dormitories at a building site in Zhejiang Province (+ slideshow). (more...)

Blakeley furniture by Studio Roderick Vos is built from architectural joists

(3 years ago)
Dutch Design Week 2014: Dutch designer Roderick Vos has created a collection of tables and benches using structural supports with H-shaped profiles, more commonly found in architecture (+ slideshow). (more...)

Voir Jewellery Stand by Ana Tevsic

(3 years ago)
Wood cones and marble depressions stand in for deep forests and cold rivers in Ana Tevsic's Voir Jewellery Stand.


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