Design archive for 2014-11-28

Domo Dom house by Tadeusz Lemanski arches up to face the sky

(3 years ago)
The front of this house in Kraków, Poland, is curved dramatically up towards the sky so that Polish architect Tadeusz Lemański could squeeze a garage underneath (+ slideshow). (more...)

This week on Dezeen

(3 years ago)
This week we featured a barn-like house with a modern interior (pictured), reported on NASA's first 3D-printed object in space and asked the creator of Comic Sans why designers don't like his typeface. Read on for more architecture and design highlights. (more...)

Cambodia hotel features tiny terraced rooms that "look like houses"

(3 years ago)
Inside Festival 2014: Yuki Fukumoto of Japanese architects FHAMS discusses the unusual rooms at Tama Hotel in Phnom Penh, which won the Hotel category at this year's Inside Festival. (more...)

Testing Out the Post-it Plus App

(3 years ago)
We recreate our editorial calendar to test out the Post-it Plus App. Turns out, digital Post-it Notes are a lot of fun (and useful)!

Craig Robins: "The one thing you can't do is replace something truly historical"

(3 years ago)
Dezeen Book of Interviews: with Design Miami kicking off next week, we revisit our interview with the fair's co-founder Craig Robins, who explained his role in helping transform Miami from a run-down resort into a major cultural centre.  (more...)

A Home in Seattle for a Family to Share

(3 years ago)
A custom, modern house in Seattle built with an accessory dwelling and sustainability in mind.

Per Kristian Nygård crams a grassy valley into an Oslo gallery

(3 years ago)
Norwegian artist Per Kristian Nygård attempted to bring the outside inside with this installation that involved building grassy mounds inside an Oslo gallery (+ slideshow). (more...)

Street Artists Inspire Communities to Shop on Small Business Saturday

(3 years ago)
Chicago \\\ Artist: JC Rivera DC \\\ Artist: Aniekan Udofia Los Angeles \\\ Artist: Hueman Miami \\\ Artist: Hebru Brantley New York City \\\ Artist: Claw Money Atlanta \\\ Artist: “Paper” Frank Dunson Boston \\\ Artist: Dan Natola, Lee Beard, and Rich Gomez from Bodega LLC Dallas \\\ Artist: Carlos Donjuan Portland \\\ Artist: Stefan... Read more »

Luminaire unveils new Florida showroom based on Piero Lissoni designs

(3 years ago)
Dezeen promotion: design brand Luminaire will unveil its newly refurbished Florida showroom next month, which is based on concept sketches by Italian architect and designer Piero Lissoni. (more...)

"Chinese Google" Baidu designs a smart bike fitted with data-generating sensors

(3 years ago)
The research wing of Chinese web services company Baidu is developing a smart bicycle called Dubike that can generate its own electricity, in collaboration with the Industrial Design department at Tsinghua University (+ slideshow). (more...)

2014 Gift Guide: Under $100

(3 years ago)
Take a look at some of our favorite holiday gift ideas under $100.

Friday Five with Jon Sherman of Flavor Paper

(3 years ago)
Flavor Paper continues to crank out unforgettable designs so let's see what keeps the founder, Jon Sherman, inspired.

Refurbished Paris swimming pool features blue bleachers and an outdoor sunbathing deck

(3 years ago)
A new wall of glazing allows daylight to reflect off the original blue-painted bleachers and onto the ceiling of this swimming pool in the Paris suburb of Bagneux, which has been renovated and extended by Dominique Coulon et Associés (+ slideshow). (more...)

Landmark architecture helps turn Miami into the "capital of Latin America"

(3 years ago)
Feature: international architects are leading Miami's transforming from a retirement resort into a major cultural destination, according to architects and developers working in the city (+ slideshow). (more...)

Leaning Shanghai towers declared "safe to live in" by inspectors

(3 years ago)
News: a pair of 15-storey tower blocks in Shanghai have subsided so much that they now appear to be holding each other up – yet officials have deemed them "safe to live in" (+ slideshow). (more...)

Job of the week: rail and transport architects at Grimshaw

(3 years ago)
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for rail and transport architects at Grimshaw, whose newly completed New York subway station and retail space is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

RCA graduate Olivia Wright to convert vandalised bottle kilns into pottery preservation centre

(3 years ago)
Rows of irregularly shaped bricks will create patterns around these three towers that architecture graduate Olivia Wright has designed to transform a derelict and vandalised pottery factory in northern England into a conservation centre. (more...)

Forest home by Sanaksenaho Architects features black walls and a bean-shaped roof

(3 years ago)
Black-painted slats in different widths and thicknesses create uneven ridges on the walls of this lakeside house in a Finnish pine forest (+ slideshow). (more...)




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