Design archive for 2014-11-07

This week on Dezeen

(3 years ago)
This week we reported on bolts breaking at Richard Rogers' Leadenhall Building, the opening of One World Trade Center in New York (pictured), and the latest vaginal activity tracker. Read on for more architecture and design highlights, plus our regular music track of the week. (more...)

Iranzo, Rittler and Kesting create cocoon-like "cloud" installation

(3 years ago)
The permeable fabric skin of this inhabitable installation by graduates from Germany's Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design allowed moisture into the space, designed to make visitors feel like they were inside a cloud (+ slideshow). (more...)

Tech firm proposes using OLED screens to make aircraft cabins appear see-through

(3 years ago)
The UK-based Centre for Process Innovation has unveiled its vision for an airplane cabin with no windows at all, instead projecting 360-degree views from outside throughout the interior using flexible screens built into the fabric of the cabin. (more...)

Driving Conversations with Yves Béhar [VIDEO]

(3 years ago)
On a sunny day in San Francisco, editor Jaime Derringer plays chauffeur to Yves Béhar for a few hours while they talk about design.

Moroso "gave me a chance," says designer Ross Lovegrove

(3 years ago)
Movie: London designer Ross Lovegrove explains how Moroso helped boost his career in the second of our exclusive video interviews filmed for the Italian furniture brand. (more...)

Jewish history museum in Warsaw wins first Finlandia Prize for Architecture

(3 years ago)
News: the first Finlandia Prize for Architecture has been awarded to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, by Helsinki firm Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects. (more...)

Friday Five with WorkOf

(3 years ago)
This Friday Five looks at WorkOf to see how they keep the inspiration up during their first year in business.

Selencky Parsons designs glass and white concrete house in Oxfordshire

(3 years ago)
Large panels of glazing are sandwiched between the thick white concrete frame of this riverside house near Oxford by London studio Selencky Parsons (+ slideshow). (more...)

Competition: win a trip to Copenhagen courtesy of MINI

(3 years ago)
Competition: we've teamed up with MINI to offer one lucky UK-based Dezeen reader the chance to win a weekend trip for two to Copenhagen, Denmark, plus a loan of the new MINI Hatch during the trip. (more...)

Elvie vaginal activity monitor helps strengthen pelvic floor muscles

(3 years ago)
The latest activity tracker for the vagina is this device by London studio Goodwin Hartshorn, designed to help women strengthen their pelvic floor muscles and monitor their progress. (more...)

Job of the week: director at The Architecture Foundation

(3 years ago)
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for a director at The Architecture Foundation in London (pictured). Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

Sliding chipboard units create multifunctional space in Madrid apartment

(3 years ago)
Moveable library-style shelving units slide from side to side to reveal and hide compartments that serve various functions in this Spanish apartment by Madrid-based PKMN Architectures (+ slideshow). (more...)

Alessia Giardino designs tableware collection made from dyed concrete

(3 years ago)
Dutch Design Week 2014: Central Saint Martins graduate Alessia Giardino has used a variety of techniques to mix pigment into these concrete tableware pieces to form different colourful patterns (+ slideshow). (more...)

ABSOLUT ELIX vodka glass

(3 years ago)
Ultra-fresh news from Designer Thomas Feichtner which was commissioned by ABSOLUT VODKA with the...


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