Design archive for 2014-12-01

Dezeen Guide launches event listings for 2015

(3 years ago)
Guide: As Design Miami – the final major design event of 2014 – prepares to open tomorrow, we're launching a new, easy-to-use version of our international architecture and design event listings for 2015. Go to Dezeen Guide 2015 »

Superduperstudio designs "spillproof" wine glasses

(3 years ago)
To avoid spillages at the dinner table, San Francisco duo Superduperstudio has shaped these wine glasses so they rest at an angle when knocked over (+ movie). (more…)

2014 Gift Guide: Under $50

(3 years ago)
A gift guide that features an eclectic mix of unique, modern gifts, under $50, for the hard-to-buy people in your life.

The Reductive Reasoning Behind Designing the Aether Cone

(3 years ago)
The Aether team shares insight and sketches illustrating the behind-the-scenes work which went into designing the Aether Cone speaker.

Revolutionary elevator uses magnets to move sideways

(3 years ago)
News: Willy Wonka's glass elevator moves one step closer to reality with this new design for lifts that can move horizontally as well as vertically, and which promise to never make you wait longer than 30 seconds. (more…)

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(3 years ago)
See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Grimshaw, Marc Newson and Ercol Furniture, whose pieces were included in the Margaret Howell store in Paris (pictured). This is also the last chance to apply for roles with The Architecture Foundation, Allford Hall Monaghan Morris and more... (more…)

Conceptual office swaps chairs and desks for "experimental work landscape"

(3 years ago)
Medical research suggests that too much sitting down can be bad for your health, so RAAAF and Barbara Visser have developed an experimental office that encourages workers to lean, perch or even lie down (+ slideshow). (more…)

Five cities awarded UNESCO City of Design status

(3 years ago)
News: Dundee, Bilbao, Curitiba, Helsinki and Turin have been awarded UNESCO City of Design status for their input to the international design industry. (more…)

Desktop Wallpaper: December 2014

(3 years ago)
Download Steve Jobs for your desktop to remind you every day: "Design is not just what it looks and feels like. Design is how it works."

Competition: five Vitsœ tables by Dieter Rams to be won

(3 years ago)
Competition: Dezeen has teamed up with British furniture manufacturer Vitsœ to give away five side tables originally created by German industrial designer Dieter Rams. (more…)

2014 Gift Guide: Art Lovers

(3 years ago)
Check out some of our recent favorites in the art department that are definitely gift-worthy.

Zaha Hadid attempts to rethink roadside advertising with billboard design

(3 years ago)
News: designs have been revealed for one of Zaha Hadid's smallest new structures – an advertising billboard for a stretch of road in west London that the architect says will "create a new genre in the roadside advertising canon". (more…)

Dezeen's A-Zdvent calendar: Air-Chair by Jasper Morrison

(3 years ago)
Dezeen's A-Zdvent calendar is back for another year! For 2014, we're bringing you an iconic chair design every day in the run up to Christmas – starting with A: the Air-Chair by Jasper Morrison. (more…)

À La Folie patisserie contrasts colourful treats with a black and grey interior

(3 years ago)
Colourful cakes and pastries are displayed in glass vitrines against a stark monochromatic backdrop in this Montreal patisserie by designers Atelier Moderno and Anne Sophie Goneau (+ slideshow). (more…)

Red Rock House by Anmahian Winton Architects sits on a forested New York hillside

(3 years ago)
This house in rural New York state by Anmahian Winton Architects is made up of timber-clad volumes that project from a hillside towards views of the surrounding forest (+ slideshow). (more…)

Marina Stanimirovic launches jewellery made from Corian and gold

(3 years ago)
Royal College of Art graduate Marina Stanimirovic has paired a precious metal and an acrylic polymer material to create this collection of geometric wearable objects. (more…)


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