Design archive for 2014-11-20

Sabau

(3 years ago)
Designed by Solo | Country: Spain “As part of the redesign of wine cellar Sabau’s corporate identity, Solo has designed the label of the company’s premium wine, Cinquantanys. Inspired by the family history, when the life of the grandfather, father, and son, becomes cyclical, in the same way that the label covers the whole bottle […]

Nya Carnegiebryggeriet

(3 years ago)
Designed by Pond STHLM | Country: Sweden | Pair with: Alexander Wang “With the challenging task of creating a modern classic, Carlsberg, in collaboration with Pond STHLM has developed a new visual identity, logo and packaging design for the newly opened Nya Carnegiebryggeriet in Hammarby Sjöstad. “For us it was important to find a balance […]

"Operating system for urban mobility" wins Audi Urban Future award

(3 years ago)
News: a team from Mexico City has won this year's Audi Urban Future award with a scheme that collects location data from commuters to identify problems in the city's congested road network (+ slideshow). (more...)

14 Modern Holiday Gift Wrapping Paper Ideas

(3 years ago)
14 of our favorite gift wraps for all of your holiday presents - so good you'll want to wrap each gift twice.

Drone grown from fungus-like material melts if it crash lands

(3 years ago)
A team of researchers has completed a working prototype for a drone made from a fungal material that will biodegrade if it crashes outdoors. (more...)

Santorini Island retreat by Kapsimalis Architects features rooftop and underground pools

(3 years ago)
Greek office Kapsimalis Architects has renovated a small white house on the cliffs of a Greek island, adding two roof terraces with plunge pools, and a third and more sizeable swimming pool in the basement (+ slideshow). (more...)

"The control room is a highly charged mythic space"

(3 years ago)
Opinion: when the team behind the Rosetta space mission landed Philae on a moving comet last week, they celebrated in a grey control room – the kind of uniquely bland space that has been the backdrop to some of the 21st century's most iconic moments, says Will Wiles. (more...)

Dezeen Mail #229

(3 years ago)
Frank Gehry's first completed building in Australia, Herzog & de Meuron's controversial skyscraper for Paris (pictured), and a folding electric bike that can be carried in a backpack feature in Dezeen Mail issue 229. Click through for all the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 229 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Design studio Raw Edges "feels like part of the Moroso family"

(3 years ago)
Movie: in the last of our series of exclusive video interviews for Moroso, London design duo Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay of Raw Edges explain what's special about working with the Italian furniture brand. (more...)

Satin Planters by Reinier de Jong

(3 years ago)
A series of cylindrical planters that are a result of a study into how gloss grades affect the user's perception of materials.

Philippe Prost's elliptical concrete memorial marks the centenary of World War I

(3 years ago)
This concrete oval, designed by Parisian architect Philippe Prost to be "the colour of war", stretches out across the site of one of the world's largest French military graves to commemorate the centenary of the First World War (+ slideshow). (more...)

Singapore university research centre ceiling consists of "6,000 moveable lights"

(3 years ago)
Inside Festival 2014: architect and professor Sawako Kaijima explains how she created a research and gallery space with "completely diffused lighting" in our next exclusive movie from this year's Inside Festival. (more...)

Construction starts on Smith and Gill's ice-inspired skyscraper for Chengdu

(3 years ago)
News: construction has started in Chengdu, China, on a 468-metre-high crystalline skyscraper by the architects behind the current and future tallest buildings in the world. (more...)

Nendo's latest umbrella hides a cover in its handle

(3 years ago)
Not content with releasing one umbrella this month, Japanese studio Nendo has created a lightweight folding umbrella with a carbon-fibre frame and a cover tucked into its handle. (more...)

DIY Matter Maker

(3 years ago)

DIY Matter Maker

(3 years ago)

Nutshell helps workers reclaim "social solitude" by shrouding them in fabric

(3 years ago)
Design student Eden Lew has created a prototype for a portable fabric pod called Nutshell that can be used to encase the top half of the body when time out from the workplace is required. (more...)


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