Design archive for 2014-11-18

Raumlaborberlin builds a grass-covered enclosure around a Montreal fountain

(3 years ago)
This pavilion featuring green walls and a colonnade was designed by German studio Raumlaborberlin to surround a small fountain in the centre of Montreal (+ slideshow). (more...)

Ettore Sottsass' penis-shaped Shiva Vase now comes in gold

(3 years ago)
News: Spanish design brand BD Barcelona has released a limited-edition gold version of the suggestively shaped Shiva Vase by late Italian Postmodernist designer Ettore Sottsass. (more...)

Renzo Piano reconfigures Harvard Art Museums around a grand courtyard atrium

(3 years ago)
Italian architect Renzo Piano has upgraded the facilities of the Harvard Art Museums in Boston, Massachusetts, by adding a new gallery wing and transforming a former courtyard into a top-lit atrium (+ slideshow). (more...)

Cap: A Table Lamp Inspired by a Cartoon

(3 years ago)
A curvy shade with a linear, geometrical base are the foundation for this cartoon-inspired table lamp.

The Sculpture of Esther Ruiz

(3 years ago)
We talk to artist Esther Ruiz about her industrial-meets-nature sculpture, pop music, and inspiration.

Clive Wilkinson's office for The Barbarian Group is "one huge table through a room"

(3 years ago)
Inside Festival 2014: architect Clive Wilkinson explains why his studio arranged a New York office around a huge looping desk in our next movie from this year's Inside Festival. (more...)

Fiercely Made: An Online Brooklyn Based Collective of Artisans

(3 years ago)
Fiercely Made is an online collective that brings together the best of Brooklyn's handcrafted designs.

A Visit to Mjölk

(3 years ago)
If you're in Toronto, don't miss visiting Mjölk for modern Scandinavian and Japanese design, and much more!

Frank Gehry's Sydney business school completed ahead of 2015 opening

(3 years ago)
News: Frank Gehry has completed his first building in Australia – the Dr Chau Chak Wing building at Sydney's University of Technology, set to open in early 2015 (photos by Peter Bennetts). (more...)

Martha Stewart launches 3D printing products with MakerBot

(3 years ago)
News: 3D printing company MakerBot has enlisted the help of American lifestyle guru Martha Stewart to develop a range of custom printable designs and new filament colours with "artisanal character". (more...)

Herzog & de Meuron's triangular tower rejected by Paris councillors

(3 years ago)
News: Herzog & de Meuron's proposal for the first new skyscraper in Paris for over 40 years has been rejected by councillors in a controversial decision that has been declared invalid by the city's Socialist Party mayor. (more...)

XLMS refurbishs and extends a 19th century stone house in Mallorca as a holiday home

(3 years ago)
Wooden walls concertina across open-plan living areas to subdivide the space in this renovated stone house and extension by Spanish office XLMS (+ slideshow). (more...)

Koz Susani Design imagines food of the future

(3 years ago)
Istanbul Design Biennial 2014: Chicago studio Koz Susani Design has designed five conceptual appliances that would turn flavoured pills into ready-to-eat meals by simply adding water. (more...)


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