Design archive for 2014-11-08

White Arkitekter adds a timber and concrete extension to a Japanese-style hotel in Sweden

(6 years ago)
Influences from Swedish architecture and traditional Japanese decoration combine inside this blackened timber extension to a hotel near Stockholm by local firm White Arkitekter (+ slideshow). (more...)

Nine of the best rain-inspired designs

(6 years ago)
Two unusual umbrellas were popular this week as the rainy season made itself felt across large swathes of the Northern Hemisphere, so we've collected together some of the best rain-related designs from the pages of Dezeen. (more...)

Urbain Architectencollectief converts brick fire station into Kortrijk cultural centre

(6 years ago)
Belgian firm Urbain Architectencollectief has refurbished a former brick fire station building and added an extra storey to house additional facilities for a cultural centre in the city of Kortrijk (+ slideshow). (more...)

Tom Dixon Sandwich cafe opens at Harrods

(6 years ago)
British designer Tom Dixon has given his name and furniture to a sandwich cafe at London luxury department store Harrods. (more...)

Sebastian Bergne's Fiction bookstand creates the illusion of floating books

(6 years ago)
Books stored on this metal stand by London designer Sebastian Bergne hide the supporting structure so they appear to prop each other up or hover in midair depending on the angle of the shelf (+ slideshow). (more...)