Design archive for 2014-12-12

This week on Dezeen

(3 years ago)
This week we reported on MoMA's acquisition of a "4D-printed" dress, MAD's first European project (pictured) and 2015's AIA Gold Medal recipient. Read on for more architecture and design highlights. (more…)

Solar-powered cars could become standard "within 30 years"

(3 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: engineering student Martijn Lammers, part of the team behind the world's "first solar-powered family car," claims most vehicles could be powered by the sun in future. (more…)

A Courtyard House on a Suburban Block in Sydney

(3 years ago)
With a central courtyard and unique roofline, this house in Sydney stays bright with natural light.

New York's Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum reopens

(3 years ago)
News: the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in Manhattan reopens to the public today after a three-year renovation project including new fittings by architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro (+ slideshow). (more…)

Eccentric Plates by Daniel van Dijck

(3 years ago)
A line of unique tableware made by using various techniques with different materials.

A Wall-Mounted Bar Cabinet Inspired by a Spinning Coin

(3 years ago)
With curved, segmented panels of wood veneer, the Dime cabinet references the look of a spinning coin.

MenoMenoPiu Architects proposes capsule hotel along the Seine

(3 years ago)
MenoMenoPiu Architects says its concept to reinvigorate the Seine with a string of capsule homes on stilts could help prevent Paris from becoming a "city museum" (+ slideshow). (more…)

Job of the week: interior designer at Joyce Wang Studio

(3 years ago)
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for an interior designer at Joyce Wang Studio, whose restaurant in Hong Kong (pictured) was been named World Interior of the Year at the Inside Festival in Singapore. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

Campana brothers bring "nature indoors" with bristly installation

(3 years ago)
Brazilian designers Fernando and Humberto Campana have created an indoor "forest" of flax and wood at the Bildmuseet in Umeå – their first project in Sweden (+ slideshow). (more…)

"I try to make new forms of life," says Strandbeests creator Theo Jansen

(3 years ago)
Interview: Dutch sculptor Theo Jansen has spent the last 24 years developing a series of wind-powered machines called Strandbeests that he describes as "a new species on Earth". Dezeen caught up with him on Miami Beach last week, where he explained how his creations are now evolving without his help (+ movie). (more…)

Jägnefält Milton's Forest Pavilion tests new Swedish building law

(3 years ago)
Stockholm studio Jägnefält Milton has designed a leaf-shaped pavilion for a woodland site – taking advantage of a new Swedish planning stipulation that allows structures under a certain size to be built without permission. (more…)


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