Design archive for 2014-11-29

Five sprawling volumes make up Barcelona home by RTA-Office

(6 years ago)
Five box-shaped blocks radiate out from the centre of this Barcelona house by Spanish firm RTA-Office, separating living areas from the client's workspace (+ slideshow). (more...)

Marija Puipaitė shapes Embracing Touch seats with the outline of her legs

(6 years ago)
Lithuanian designer Marija Puipaitė used the curves of her legs in different resting positions to generate the forms of these seats created for her Design Academy Eindhoven graduate project. (more...)

Rough-sawn pine used to build low-cost Hostal Ritoque in Chile

(6 years ago)
Chilean architects Alejandro Soffia and Gabriel Rudolphy were set a strict budget for this seaside guesthouse complex, so they used standard dimensions to get as much value as possible out of their building materials (+ slideshow). (more...)

Amin Taha Architects peels back layers of plasterboard to create open-plan offices

(6 years ago)
Exposed brick walls, rugged wooden ceiling beams and chunky wooden staircases with zigzagging undersides feature inside this office block in London, recently renovated by Amin Taha Architects (+ slideshow). (more...)

Senz windproof umbrellas receive graphics by Yoske Nishiumi

(6 years ago)
Berlin designer Yoske Nishiumi has created new canopy patterns for the asymmetric Senz umbrella, which keeps its shape in gale-force winds. (more...)