Design archive for 2014-12-09

"How about a reasoned discussion?"

(3 years ago)
Comments update: Zaha Hadid generated a heated string of comments – and a pleading request for a reasoned debate – after hitting back at criticism of her Tokyo Olympic Stadium. (more…)

James Corner Field Operations to replace San Francisco highway with public park

(3 years ago)
News: landscape architecture studio James Corner Field Operations, who collaborated on New York's High Line, has been selected to create a huge public park bordering the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. (more…)

A Fine Time for Simplicity: 12 Minimalist Watches

(3 years ago)
Twelve of the most beautiful and fashionable timepieces exemplifying the "less can be more" ethos of minimalism.

Baseball stadium for Mexico's "red devils" to feature a three-pronged roof

(3 years ago)
News: Chicago firm JAHN and Mexican office ADG have teamed up to design a new stadium for Mexican baseball team Los Diablos Rojos del Mexico with a pointed roof modelled on a devil's trident. (more…)

MOO Launches Letterpress Business Cards

(3 years ago)
MOO gives you the look of letterpress, but through modern digital technology.

MoMA acquires "4D-printed" dress

(3 years ago)
News: New York's MoMA has acquired a "4D-printed" dress that automatically changes shape, and the technology used to create it, a month after the museum added five DIY electronics products to its permanent collection. (more…)

Andy Shulman Creates Beautiful Work Out of Junk [VIDEO]

(3 years ago)
Watch this great video interview with artist and designer Andy Shulman of Afterglow Studio, who makes lighting from junk.

Federico Babina creates "a Las Vegas of architecture" with famous quotes

(3 years ago)
"Less is more" and "form follows beauty" are some of the famous architect quotes reimagined as roadside advertisements in this set of illustrations by Italian graphic designer Federico Babina. (more…)

Timber disks speckle the concave facades of Studio Gang's Michigan college building

(3 years ago)
Narrow slices of log are set into the concave walls of this Michigan college campus building, designed by Studio Gang to accommodate human rights and social justice studies (+ slideshow). (more…)

Espasso showcases Brazilian furniture design at Miami's The Shore Club

(3 years ago)
Design Miami 2014: design gallery Espasso is displaying Modern and contemporary furniture by Brazilian architects including Oscar Niemeyer and Sergio Rodrigues at The Shore Club hotel in Miami Beach (+ slideshow). (more…)

British architects kick out their own resolution against Israel

(3 years ago)
News: after a change of leadership and criticism from leading architects, the Royal Institute of British Architects has overturned its own motion calling for a suspension of Israel from architecture's international membership body. (more…)

Comic Spurs typeface is Comic Sans with added irony

(3 years ago)
Two designers from different sides of the globe have used a fictional design company to launch a new version of Comic Sans, with added spurs to lend it a "vintage, Mid-Western American aesthetic". (more…)

Jochen Specht envelops a 1960s house in a new timber and concrete facade

(3 years ago)
Architect Jochen Specht has doubled the size of a 1960s house in rural Austria by encasing its stone walls behind a new facade made up of dark timber, concrete and plenty of windows (+ slideshow). (more…)


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