Design archive for 2014-11-12

Curving voids pierce the floors of Anttinen Oiva Architects' Helsinki library

(3 years ago)
Elliptical openings create huge lightwells through the seven storeys of the Helsinki University Library by Anttinen Oiva Architects – another runner up from the first Finlandia Prize for Architecture (+ slideshow). (more...)

Gallery extension proposal by 5468796 "recreates the quality of light of a rainforest"

(3 years ago)
World Architecture Festival 2014: Johanna Hurme of Canadian firm 5468796 explains the use of wooden "quills" in the proposed art gallery extension that was named Future Project of the Year 2014 (+ movie). (more...)

Zoé Features Added Details That Make All The Difference

(3 years ago)
A family of tables and stools by Atelier NOAH for Coop Etabli featuring strong angles and graphic details.

Yves Behar designs DNA testing machine

(3 years ago)
Yves Behar's San Francisco studio Fuseproject has designed a machine for a biotech company that will be used for genetic testing experiments (+ slideshow). (more...)

A House Between Freshwater Wetlands and a Tidal Estuary

(3 years ago)
A modern home in East Hampton, NY that's a different spin on typical waterfront construction.

Future Airline Interior Cabins Might Become a 180° OLED Display

(3 years ago)
Windows inside airplane cabins may soon be replaced by 180° OLED displays displaying breathtaking views while flying.

Daan Roosegaarde's glowing Van Gogh cycle path to open in the Netherlands

(3 years ago)
News: Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde's cycle path, illuminated with patterns based on Vincent Van Gogh's painting The Starry Night, officially opens in Nuenen this evening (+ movie). (more...)

Missoni Blanket Giveaway

(3 years ago)
Enter to win a cozy and stylish blanket from MissoniHome by sharing your thoughts about original design.

Issey Miyake's focus is "being innovative with technology" says head of womenswear

(3 years ago)
Interview: technological innovation is driving increasingly experimental fashion design at Issey Miyake according to the Japanese brand's womenswear creative director, who has developed a new technique for folding fabric into origami-like patterns (+ movie). (more...)

Offshore torpedo base in Poland to be transformed by MFRMGR into a water sports hub

(3 years ago)
Warsaw office MFRMGR has revealed designs to revitalise a former Polish observation tower in the Baltic Sea to create a base for water sports enthusiasts and researchers, accessible only by boat. (more...)

Grimshaw's Fulton Center welcomes first New York subway commuters

(3 years ago)
News: the first commuters have travelled through Grimshaw's newly completed New York subway station and retail space, the Fulton Center. (more...)

Clemens Weisshaar and Reed Kram design car-sharing programme for Audi

(3 years ago)
Swedish German design firm Kram/Weisshaar has teamed up with car brand Audi to design and develop a "micro-sharing initiative" to encourage drivers in Stockholm to share their cars (+ slideshow). (more...)

Subterranean tunnel links Seinäjoki library by JKMM Architects with Aalto's 1965 building

(3 years ago)
This cavernous copper-clad library was designed by JKMM Architects for Alvar Aalto's historic Seinäjoki civic centre, and was one of three runners up from the first Finlandia Prize for Architecture (+ slideshow). (more...)

Uflex bandage snaps around a wound and inflates to stop bleeding

(3 years ago)
A pair of French product designers have created an inflatable bandage that snaps around the wrist like a slap bracelet so it can be self-administered with only one hand. (more...)


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