Design archive for 2014-10-29

Jólan van der Wiel creates spiky shoes for Iris van Herpen using magnets

(3 years ago)
These prickly-looking shoes and accessories by Dutch designer Jólan van der Wiel were formed using magnets and worn during Iris van Herpen's latest catwalk show (+ slideshow). (more...)

Dubai plans to build world's tallest twin towers

(3 years ago)
News: the massive 6 million-square-metre Dubai Creek Harbour development launched this week will include a pair of record-breaking towers, according to the developers. (more...)

Design Academy Eindhoven "needs to get a grip on technology"

(3 years ago)
News: technology and food have replaced products and furniture as the new frontiers for designers, according to Thomas Widdershoven, creative director of Design Academy Eindhoven (+ interview). (more...)

Dhaka's first metro line will be designed by John McAslan + Partners

(3 years ago)
News: British architecture firm John McAslan + Partners has won an international competition to design a new metro line for Dhaka, which will stretch 12 miles across the city. (more...)

The Chapel by a21studio is like "a big colourful lantern"

(3 years ago)
World Architecture Festival 2014: in this exclusive video interview Vietnamese architect Toan Nghiem discusses the use of bright colours in The Chapel, the community centre that was crowned World Building of the Year 2014 earlier this month (+ movie). (more...)

Super New Work at Designblok’s Superstudio

(3 years ago)
We traveled to Prague to check out Superstudio to find undiscovered and emerging designers - check it out.

BRANCH RECIPE: Salt-and-Vinegar Tater Tots

(3 years ago)
Here's an excuse to eat french fries in any party setting - a delicious recipe for salt and vinegar tator tots!

London's The Rom becomes first listed skatepark in Europe

(3 years ago)
News: The Rom Skatepark in east London has become the first European facility of its kind to be awarded protected status (+ slideshow). (more...)

Peter Barber uses a "collage of materials" in hostel for homeless people

(3 years ago)
London office Peter Barber Architects has remodelled a Victorian sheltered housing scheme in the city, employing different types of brick and render to indicate where new additions meet the original buildings. (more...)

Lianne Polinder's Technomimicry textiles are based on LCD screens and solar panels

(3 years ago)
Dutch Design Week 2014: Dutch designer Lianne Polinder has created a textile based on the pixels of an LCD screen as part of her Design Academy Eindhoven graduation project (+ slideshow). (more...)

Eley Kishimoto and Fossil launch watch with a "new way of telling time"

(3 years ago)
Dezeen Watch Store: London fashion studio Eley Kishimoto and American clothing brand Fossil have released Retro Timer – a watch influenced by designs from the 1950s that includes an unusual timekeeping mechanism. (more...)

Sarah Van Peteghem restyles Berlin apartment with sculptural woollen lamps

(3 years ago)
Lampshades with five-metre-long woven cables have been draped and twisted around a refurbished 20th century apartment in Berlin by interior stylist Sarah Van Peteghem (+ slideshow). (more...)

Turnt Up Chess!

(3 years ago)

Steel cladding frames an offset window at Montreal house extension by Naturehumaine

(3 years ago)
The street-facing elevation of this brick and steel extension to a 1920s Montreal property echoes the proportions of the original building, but at the rear a large angular outcrop projects over the back garden (+ slideshow). (more...)

Beach towels double as seats for Júlia Esqué's Marina deck chair

(3 years ago)
Towels printed with designs from traditional maritime signalling flags are locked into place using ropes to form the seats of these wooden-framed deck chairs by ECAL graduate Júlia Esqué. (more...)

Turnt Up Chess!

(3 years ago)


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