Design archive for 2014-11-05

Ian Shaw Architekten completes concrete villa on a German mountainside

(3 years ago)
A grey slate terrace that extends from the back of this mountainside property by Frankfurt studio Ian Shaw Architekten juts over the valley below (+ slideshow). (more...)

MoMA acquires DIY electronics products to reflect technology's "significance" for design

(3 years ago)
News: New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has acquired a kit for building and programming a simple games console and four other DIY electronics products for the museum's collection of "humble masterpieces". (more...)

The Bunkie Prefab Multi-Use Retreat

(3 years ago)
A new, expanded version of the prefab, multi-use retreat building called Bunkie is now a reality!

Origami-influenced umbrella "bounces back into shape" after blowing inside out

(3 years ago)
American designers Justin Nagelberg and Matthew Waldman have reimagined the umbrella, replacing the traditional metal-framed canopy with a flexible structure that folds like origami. (more...)

From Kicks to Cars, Designer Brett Golliff Never Treads Lightly

(3 years ago)
Chevrolet Performance's Brett Golliff shares insight about designing for cars vs. footwear, alongside the future of material design.

Ron Arad's Spring furniture collection "turned the direction of Moroso"

(3 years ago)
Movie: in the first of a series of exclusive video interviews filmed for Moroso, Ron Arad tells the story behind his first collection for the Italian brand, which he says helped it become "one of the leading firms in contemporary furniture." (more...)

Log Quartered Birdhouses by Moger Mehrhof Architects

(3 years ago)
Birdhouses made from fallen trees that have been quartered, hollowed out, and topped with a metal roof.

Giant openings puncture Elemental's "monolithic" concrete innovation centre

(3 years ago)
This concrete innovation centre at a Chilean university by Santiago studio Elemental has deep recessed windows designed to cool its network of communal interior spaces (+ slideshow). (more...)

"Design and architecture has been a key influence" says COS managing director

(3 years ago)
Interview: fashion brand COS is heavily influenced by architecture and design, says managing director Marie Honda, who tells Dezeen how the company built a global business with 104 stores in 25 countries without using conventional advertising or catwalk shows ( + slideshow). (more...)

Competition: five Make:Shift innovation conference tickets to be won

(3 years ago)
Competition: Dezeen has teamed up with the UK's Crafts Council to give away five tickets to its first Make:Shift innovation conference in London later this month. (more...)

Form Us With Love designs plastic seating range for Ikea

(3 years ago)
Stockholm studio Form Us With Love has created "the most affordable objects" in its repertoire: a pair of moulded plastic chairs for Swedish furniture brand Ikea. (more...)


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