Design archive for 2014-10-27

Angular wooden roof reduces sound reverberation inside swimming pool by Duggan Morris

(3 years ago)
A folded timber roof adds drama to the interior of this school swimming pool in Buckinghamshire, England, by Duggan Morris Architects, but also helps to prevent echoes (+ slideshow). (more...)

Competition: five copies of Dutch Design Yearbook 2014 to be won

(3 years ago)
Competition: Dezeen has teamed up with publishers nai010 to give readers the chance to win one of five compendiums filled with the most innovative projects by Dutch designers completed over the past year. (more...)

Joseph Grima explores changing ideas of domesticity for Biennale Interieur exhibition

(3 years ago)
Interieur 2014: biennale curator Joseph Grima and his research collective Space Caviar took over a derelict school in Kortrijk to create an exhibition exploring how perceptions of the home have changed over time (+ slideshow). (more...)

SA™: The Umbrella Reimagined by Nooka

(3 years ago)
An umbrella that's reimagined by focusing on improved efficiency, as well as aesthetics and form.

Studio Gang joins rising tide of architects building in Miami

(3 years ago)
News: Chicago-based Studio Gang is following in the footsteps of OMA, Herzog & de Meuron and Zaha Hadid by becoming the latest architect to design a residential building for Miami (+ slideshow). (more...)

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(3 years ago)
See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Ron Arad Associates, AECOM and HAY, whose recent products include an armchair by London studio Doshi Levien (pictured). This is also the last chance to apply for roles with DSDHA, Ab Rogers Design, Grimshaw Architects and more... (more...)

The Bacteria Killing UV Light Dyson Humidifier

(3 years ago)
A 3-minute cycle of UV light kills 99.9% of bacteria inside the new Dyson Humidifier's water tank before micro-misting the air.

Berlin celebrates "fall of the wall" anniversary with 8,000 glowing balloons

(3 years ago)
The German capital is commemorating 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall with a trail of illuminated balloons along its former route (+ movie). (more...)

Urban Gridded Dog Tag Necklaces by AMINIMAL Studio

(3 years ago)
A travel-inspired collection of unisex, dog tag jewelry that lets you carry a bit of your favorite city around your neck.

TOTEM: A Table Lamp by Alexandre Dubreuil Studio

(3 years ago)
A table lamp that mixes materials and shapes to become a functional, sculptural object.

The Who, The What, and The When Chronicles Unsung Heroes of the Past

(3 years ago)
A fun new book from Chronicle puts the spotlight on some of history's least known figures accompanied by beautiful illustrations.

Bob Schiller aims to revive Dutch bicycle manufacturing industry with Epo

(3 years ago)
Dutch Design Week 2014: the frame of this bicycle by Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Bob Schiller is made using automated processes borrowed from car manufacturing, which the designer hopes will allow production to return to the Netherlands (+ slideshow). (more...)

Didier Faustino adds "explosive architectural installation" to André Bloc's 1950s villa

(3 years ago)
A spiky red wall reminiscent of a cartoon explosion is one of two installations that French artist Didier Faustino has inserted in the grounds of a 1950s villa designed by architect and sculptor André Bloc (+ slideshow). (more...)

The Corkanizer!

(3 years ago)

RH+ creates daycare centre with three-dimensional geometric facade

(3 years ago)
A crumpled white shell patterned with tiny perforations wraps around this cluster of small-scale buildings by French studio RH+ that form a children's centre in Paris (+ slideshow). (more...)

The Corkanizer!

(3 years ago)

Water droplets diffuse light from Arturo Erbsman's Atmos lamp

(3 years ago)
Interieur 2014: condensation droplets pattern the inside of the balloon-shaped shade of this lamp by French designer Arturo Erbsman, which has won an Interieur Award at the Belgian design event. (more...)


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