Design archive for 2014-11-17

Twin Peaks House by Apparat-C has a zigzagging roof profile

(3 years ago)
The zigzagging roof of this family residence in South Korea prompted architecture studio Apparat-C to name it Twin Peaks House (+ slideshow). (more...)

Ken Nakagaki's Comppass draws simple shapes from digital files

(3 years ago)
MIT student Ken Nakagaki has combined a traditional stationery implement with Computer Aided Design (CAD) software to create a tool that enables users to replicate digital files on paper (+ movie). (more...)

Contemporary Dining Chair Made From Renewable Materials

(3 years ago)
ByALEX set out to create a contemporary dining chair that was made from renewable materials, like bamboo.

São Paulo bookstore walls are "clad with books" from floor to ceiling

(3 years ago)
Inside Festival 2014: architect Mariana Ruzante explains how Studio MK27 transformed a former São Paulo cinema into a bookshop that won the Retail category at this year's Inside Festival (+ movie). (more...)

Choc Chic

(3 years ago)
Designed by Polygraphe | Country: Canada | Pair with: Marc Jacob “Chic Choc is a new spiced rum produced by Domaine Pinnacle. The identity is based on the legend of an adventurer, the mayor’s daughter  a ferocious beast and rum. We thought of and wrote the story for the back of the bottle. This elixir is a […]

Mod Notebook Digitizes and Saves Every Page Into the Cloud

(3 years ago)
Sketch, draw, take notes. When you're done, drop these notebooks into the mail for free and they're automatically digitized onto the cloud.

Dezeen turns eight: happy birthday to us!

(3 years ago)
Today is Dezeen's eighth birthday! From chocolate penises to houses with slides instead of stairs, we've pretty much written about everything architecture and design related over the years. To celebrate, we're looking back at the most popular story from each year of our existence so far. (more...)

Endgrain Exhibition by Raw Edges

(3 years ago)
After long experimentation, Raw-Edges figured out a way to permanently dye wood through all its sections.

Thomas Heatherwick to build $130 million "treasure island" on New York's Hudson River

(3 years ago)
News: first it was a garden bridge to span London's River Thames, now British designer Thomas Heatherwick is proposing a floating island park for the Hudson River in New York (+ slideshow). (more...)

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(3 years ago)
See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with YOO, Martha Schwartz Partners and Speedo International, whose SpeedoFastskin3 racing suit and goggles are pictured. This is also the last chance to apply for roles with HAY, Ron Arad Associates and MAD Architects and more... (more...)

#GIVEBOOKS with Chronicle Books: Give 10 Get 10 Book Giveaway

(3 years ago)
The Chronicle Books #GIVEBOOKS campaign promotes literacy through sharing and charity. WIN 10 books and get 10 to donate!

Assen Station redesign by Powerhouse Company and De Zwarte Hond to feature triangular roof

(3 years ago)
News: Dutch studios Powerhouse Company and De Zwarte Hond have won a competition to redesign the railway station in Assen, north-east Netherlands, with plans for a structure with a triangular latticed roof. (more...)

Inga Sempé's modular pinboard for Hay tidies away small items

(3 years ago)
French designer Inga Sempé created this pinboard for Danish brand Hay from metal mesh so users can add extra storage components and accessories to make it more useful (+ slideshow). (more...)

Six inverted arches outline the roof of Shonan Christ Church by Takeshi Hosaka

(3 years ago)
Gaps in the upside-down barrel-vaulted ceiling of this Japanese church by Takeshi Hosaka funnel slices of light into the concrete-lined hall (+ slideshow). (more...)

Copper-clad chapel in Finland has a curving wooden frame like a ship's hull

(3 years ago)
An arched framework of curving pine ribs gives this chapel in Finland by Sanaksenaho Architects a shape more akin to a boat than a building (+ slideshow). (more...)


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