Design archive for 2014-11-03

Woodland villa in Sweden designed by Max Holst with a blackened exterior

(3 years ago)
Swedish architect Max Holst used a traditional Swedish paint to give an all-black appearance to the exterior of this woodland house outside Stockholm (+ slideshow). (more...)

Everyday Steel Items Reinterpreted with Oak

(3 years ago)
Stephan Siepermann reimagines a classic steel sports locker and safe box with solid wood.

Workout Computer by Bless keeps you fit while you type

(3 years ago)
Istanbul Design Biennial 2014: Ines Kaag and Desiree Heiss are presenting a computer with a keyboard made of punching bags at the Istanbul biennial to encourage office workers to be more physical during the working day (+ slideshow). (more...)

Dog Milk: Best of October 2014

(3 years ago)
Some of our favorite fun stuff for your furry friends featured over on Dog Milk in October.

Alice Spieser's 3D-printed tap aims to make drinking from the faucet more dignified

(3 years ago)
Water flows both up and down from this dual-nozzled faucet designed by ECAL graduate Alice Spieser, which combines the functionally of a standard tap with a drinking fountain (+ movie). (more...)

The High Line is a "pulling-back from architecture" say Diller and Scofidio

(3 years ago)
Interview: the architects behind the phenomenally popular High Line park in New York have spoken to Dezeen about how the project has changed the city and why attempts to recreate the idea in other places might struggle. (more...)

Desktop Wallpaper: November 2014

(3 years ago)
Download this "simplicity" inspired illustrated wallpaper for desktop or iPhone/iPad by Jenn Ski!

Helmut Smits' The Real Thing is a machine that turns Coca Cola back into water

(3 years ago)
Dutch Design Week 2014: Netherlands-based multidisciplinary artist Helmut Smits has developed a water filtration system for "a world in which drinker water can be harder to come by than Coca Cola". (more...)

Frog: A Side Table with Storage by Nab Design

(3 years ago)
A frog inspired side table that offers a fun way to give you some storage beside your bed or sofa.

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(3 years ago)
See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Rhode Island School of Design, Marc Newson and Benjamin Hubert, whose carafe that decants wine through a stainless steel aerator to improve its flavour is pictured. This is also the last chance to apply for roles with Moooi, Wilkinson Eyre Architects, Harrods and more... (more...)

"We need to redefine the sleep cycle" says architect Jürgen Mayer H

(3 years ago)
Istanbul Design Biennial 2014: German architect Jürgen Mayer H has created a room filled with glowing pink light and noise-cancelling "pink noise" to explore how sleeping patterns could become "more nomadic" in the future. (more...)

Future architecture will be built from energy says researcher Sean Lally

(3 years ago)
Istanbul Design Biennial 2014: buildings of the future won't have walls and will instead consist of climate-controlled areas of landscape according to Sean Lally, one of the contributing designers at the Istanbul Design Biennial 2014 (+ slideshow). (more...)

Nantes house extension contrasts blackened wood facades with pale window frames

(3 years ago)
Pale wooden window frames contrast with the black-stained cedar facades of this extension to a detached house in Nantes by French studio Bertin Bichet Architectes (+ slideshow). (more...)


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