Design archive for 2014-11-27

"People who don't like Comic Sans don't know anything about design"

(3 years ago)
Interview: ahead of his talk at London's V&A museum on Friday, typographer Vincent Connare talks to Dezeen about creating the typeface that designers love to hate. (more...)

2014 Gift Guide: Him

(3 years ago)
10 gift picks for the gent in your life that has a keen eye for good design.

"Even obsolescence is worthy of incredible expense"

(3 years ago)
Opinion: mobile products have a short lifespan, but Apple has invested heavily in turning them into desirable design objects. For some "luxury" customers that just isn't enough, finds Alex Wiltshire. (more...)

Dezeen Mail #230

(3 years ago)
A lakeside sauna in Toronto (pictured), cars for fish and a concept for underwater cities feature in Dezeen Mail issue 230. Click through for all the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 230 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Oslo boutique by Snøhetta reinterprets the Scandinavian story of creation

(3 years ago)
Snøhetta used the Norse myth of creation as a starting point for the design of this fashion and lifestyle store in Oslo, which uses sculpted wood and blackened metal to suggest areas of fire and ice. (more...)

Stirling House is a faceted Sydney home clad with rough timber boards

(3 years ago)
After being instructed not to design a "white box minimalist house", MAC Interactive Architects specified weathered timber boards for the exterior of this narrow Sydney residence (+ slideshow). (more...)

Competition: three Loom Collection chairs by H to be won

(3 years ago)
Competition: Dezeen has teamed up with London furniture brand H to give readers the chance to win one of three elastic woven Loom Chairs in celebration of the brand's online shop launch. (more...)

Laurence Humier's Alchemist Matter Kit teaches children basic chemistry

(3 years ago)
This kit launched by Belgian designer Laurence Humier includes sets of containers filled with materials that children can mix together to learn simple chemical reactions. (more...)

EFFEKT to transform abandoned train engine depot into street sports centre

(3 years ago)
News: Danish architecture studio EFFEKT has triumphed in a competition to design a street sports facility in and around a crumbling train engine roundhouse in Esbjerg, south-west Denmark (+ slideshow). (more...)

Bandesign clads a Japanese cafe in mirrors to reflect a row of cherry trees

(3 years ago)
A bank of cherry blossoms are mirrored in the reflective gables of this cafe that angles around a smaller tree in Gifu, Japan, by architecture studio Bandesign (+ slideshow). (more...)


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