Design archive for 2014-10-30

Well Light by Štefan Nosko & Katarína Belièková

(3 years ago)
Like at a water well, manually lower this light to change the intensity of blue.

Dominic Wilcox: "I'm deadly serious about being playful"

(3 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: playfulness is essential to creativity claims London designer Dominic Wilcox, who says that creatives should not "worry about what other people think" (+ movie). (more...)

The Unbutton Collection by Cristina Bulat

(3 years ago)
Scandinavian inspired furniture that incorporates an element of the pinup culture: a facade that looks like it's being unbuttoned.

Work starts on Calatrava-designed Greek Orthodox Church on World Trade Center site

(3 years ago)
News: work has begun on a Greek Orthodox Church designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava to replace a building that was destroyed by the collapse of New York's World Trade Center buildings on 9/11. (more...)

Dezeen Mail #226

(3 years ago)
A swimming pool designed with an angular roof to prevent echoes (pictured), a sweary Frank Gehry and a 3D-printer turned into a tattooing machine feature in Dezeen Mail issue 226. Click through for all the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 226 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Open Doors at Openstudio, Designblok Prague

(3 years ago)
We head to Prague to explore Openstudio, a showcase of the best emerging designers, including fashion and product design grads.

Libeskind's table for Marina Abramovic produced as limited-edition by Moroso

(3 years ago)
News: Italian design brand Moroso has produced a limited-edition set of the table designed by architect Daniel Libeskind for an installation by artist Marina Abramovic (+ slideshow). (more...)

The Samsung Induction Range Projects Virtual LED Flames

(3 years ago)
Samsung's Virtual Flame Technology simulates a gas range by projecting LED illuminated blue light "flames" onto pots and pans.

House in Oxfordshire is covered in oak to create a "simplified volume"

(3 years ago)
Strips of untreated oak are used to clad every surface of this house in the English countryside by London office Peter Feeny Architects (+ slideshow). (more...)

"A city is more than just the sum of its previous behaviours"

(3 years ago)
Opinion: from Chicago's rat problem to transport startups like Bridj and Uber, data is being used to predict behaviour and manage our cities. But the idea of the "Predictive City" should be treated with a healthy dose of scepticism, argues Dan Hill. (more...)

Joyce Wang's Mott 32 restaurant is "true to Hong Kong's past"

(3 years ago)
Inside Festival 2014: architect Joyce Wang explains how she used styles from throughout Hong Kong's history to design the restaurant that was named World Interior of the Year 2014 in this exclusive video interview. (more...)

Ambulance Drone could deliver life-saving equipment "within one minute"

(3 years ago)
News: a TU Delft graduate has presented an unmanned aerial vehicle with built-in defibrillation equipment, which could fly to a patient suffering from a heart attack in a fraction of the time it would take an ambulance to drive (+ movie). (more...)

Latest AeroMobil flying car prototype set for Europe's roads and skies

(3 years ago)
News: a "fully functional" new prototype of a vehicle that is both an aircraft and a car, called the AeroMobil, was made public yesterday after a development and build time of just 10 months (+ slideshow). (more...)

Bartlett students create building components from skeletal modules wrapped in stretchy "skin"

(3 years ago)
A group of graduates from London's Bartlett School of Architecture has developed an experimental technique for creating intricate building components by wrapping sticks in stretchy fabric and using them to cast concrete (+ slideshow). (more...)

Dat Flatness Tho!

(3 years ago)

Dat Flatness Tho!

(3 years ago)

Marlies Schets' reflective fabrics turn everyday accessories into cycling safety gear

(3 years ago)
Dutch Design Week 2014: retro-reflective thread is woven into a range of fabrics by Marlies Schets to create a line of accessories that reflect light at night, turning them into cycling safety garments. (more...)

Architecture for Birds - "Chirped Houses"

(3 years ago)
Chirped Houses is a novel campaign started and curated by De-a Architectura, aimed to gather funds...


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