Design archive for 2014-12-16

Hampstead home by Stanton Williams designed to evoke "the spirit of a tree house"

(3 years ago)
London firm Stanton Williams has completed a house in leafy north London with a timber and stone exterior, green sedum roofs and an entrance that brings residents over a bridge (+ slideshow). (more…)

Domus Academy design school launches salon-style teaching system

(3 years ago)
News: Italian design school Domus Academy has recruited leading creatives – including Patricia Urquiola, Joseph Grima, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Alice Rawsthorn – to form a panel that will help make the school determine the themes and subject areas for its curriculum (+ interview). (more…)

Orwell Sofa: A Private Urban Fort

(3 years ago)
Another nap-worthy piece of furniture that we want to own.

Blacktail Brewery

(3 years ago)
Designed by Glenn Chan | Country: Singapore | Pair with: Porter “Blacktail Brewery is a concept project for a small microbrewery based in Dillon, Montana. The owners had purchased an old bowling alley as a place to start their business, and needed an identity and packaging that differentiated themselves from the rest of the other […]

Shure Special Edition Microphone

(3 years ago)
Designed by MiresBall | Country: United States | Pair with: Penfield “To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the iconic Unidyne® 55 Microphone, Shure produced a limited edition version based on the original “fatboy” birdcage design. Adding to the collectable appeal was a package design featuring artwork culled from vintage ads and catalogs. A removable glossy […]

Simple Leather Key Wrap by Campbell Cole

(3 years ago)
The Key Wrap, by Campbell Cole, keeps your keys contained like they're in a key taco.

"I need this as much as I need Ebola"

(3 years ago)
Comments update: while most commenters engaged with heavyweight issues about the future of architecture and the role of designers in America's social problems, some found a concept for a modular hotel on the banks of the Seine more engaging. (more…)

The Photon Space: Libido-Boosting Architecture?

(3 years ago)
A smart glass house designed to maximize mood, health, and libido via natural sunlight, based upon the research of Professor Russell Foster.

Competition: five Landmarks and Elevations posters to be won

(3 years ago)
Competition: Dezeen has teamed up with Gothenburg-based Studio Esinam to give readers the chance to win one of five monochrome prints showing elevations of iconic structures from different cities. (more…)

United States, Canada and Mexico to recognise each other's architects

(3 years ago)
News: architectural licensing bodies in the United States, Canada and Mexico have forged an agreement to allow architects to work across North American borders. (more…)

Snøhetta references religious architecture for Aesop's 100th store

(3 years ago)
Architecture studio Snøhetta has created a ceiling of intersecting domes inside Aesop's first outpost in Norway – the Australian skincare brand's 100th boutique (+ slideshow). (more…)

Olafur Eliasson's immersive light installations inhabit Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton

(3 years ago)
A beam of orange light slices through a blacked-out gallery inside Frank Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton building, in an exhibition by Olafur Eliasson that aims to skew viewers' perceptions of space (+ slideshow). (more…)

Mobile egg-shaped beach huts installed along a South Korean shoreline

(3 years ago)
These tiny pebble-shaped seaside cabins by Korean studio Yoon Space Design are designed to be easily transported from beach to beach (+ slideshow). (more…)

Pop Tee

(3 years ago)
Designed by Clubcreativ | Country: Germany | Pair with: Gitman Vintage “Do your thing! Be it in super markets, gourmet food or tea shops, nowadays nothing but conventional tea that lacks design and quality comes across your way.We decided to change that and break with all traditions of the tea establishment. The brand name “POP […]

Student Work – Emily Claire Guin

(3 years ago)
Designed by Emily Claire Guin | Country: United States | Pair with: Hartford “Dash – based in San Francisco – was founded in 2011 by two chefs who were both disenchanted and unsatisfied by the conventional market for purchase-ready seasonings. The pair saw a need for seasonings that would bring vibrancy to at-home cooking.Dash seasonings are all-natural, finely […]


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