Design archive for 2014-10-25

Atelier 100architecture slots contemporary house into French medieval city centre

(6 years ago)
This small house in the French city of Tours by local architecture office Atelier 100architecture features a material palette of zinc panels, plaster and wooden boards that references its historical neighbours. (more...)

Katsutoshi Sasaki's House in Hanekita contains a grid of half-height walls

(6 years ago)
Waist-high partitions divide up the top floor of this mostly windowless house in Japan, framing different activities without cutting off light to any of the spaces (+ slideshow). (more...)

Storms' music video reinterprets Charles and Ray Eames' Powers of Ten film

(6 years ago)
Music: directors Martin Lorenz and Martin Allais recreated Charles and Ray Eames' 1977 film exploring the scale of the universe for Barcelona-based band Storms' new music video. (more...)

Philips Wing by Cruz y Ortiz completes the 11-year renovation of the Rijksmuseum

(6 years ago)
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam will next week open a remodelled exhibition wing, as the second and final phase of the major renovation by Spanish firm Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos (+ slideshow). (more...)

Numen/For Use combines "height and wobbliness" in net staircase for Linz gallery

(6 years ago)
Visitors to an Austrian museum transcend the exhibition space on a steep black staircase constructed from layers of net by design collective Numen/For Use (+ slideshow). (more...)

Robotic vacuum cleaners perform a Viennese Waltz at Biennale Interieur 2014

(6 years ago)
Interieur 2014: a troop of robotic vacuum cleaners "waltz" with each other around a school gymnasium in this installation for the Biennale Interieur event in Kortrijk, Belgium (+ movie). (more...)