Design archive for 2014-12-17

Sigurd Larsen completes low-cost family house in Copenhagen

(3 years ago)
This small black family house in Copenhagen was designed by Danish architect Sigurd Larsen to be built for a budget of just £95,000 (+ slideshow). (more…)

Campana brothers cover wooden furniture with doormats

(3 years ago)
Brazilian designers Fernando and Humberto Campana have chosen a coconut fibre rug commonly used for doormats as the latest material to incorporate into a furniture collection. (more…)

Dezeen's top 10 Aesop store designs

(3 years ago)
Australian skincare brand Aesop prides itself in commissioning a different design for each of its stores. To mark the opening of its 100th boutique this week, we've collected together ten of our favourites from the Dezeen archive – including a kiosk made from newspapers and a shop made from a demolished house (+ slideshow). (more…)

A Collection of Lamps Made From Shoelaces

(3 years ago)
A quirky and colorful lamp collection made from reclaimed Camper shoelaces by people trying to get back on their feet.

This Gridded Installation at Design Miami Stole The Show

(3 years ago)
An eye-popping installation including furniture and clothing that focuses on a black and white grid.

"The project of education-via-marketisation has had ugly results"

(3 years ago)
Opinion: the Brutalist architecture of 1960s British university campuses may not have been popular among students at the time, but it gave them space to protest. The trespa-clad towers of student housing that have sprung up since suggest a far more cynical approach, says Owen Hatherley. (more…)

Il Nero

(3 years ago)
Designed by Dizen | Country: Argentina | Pair with: Burkmin Bros. “The studio was commited to design the image for the top wine of Antigüa Bodega Stagnari. This wine was created as a Tribute to the Winery founder: Don Héctor Nelson Stagnari. Il Nero Gran Reserva presents an stylized “N”, the three stars represents the […]

Kohana Coffee

(3 years ago)
Designed by Helms Workshop | Country: United States “Kohana’s coffee is exceptional, but their brand identity was dated, out of sync with their values and missing the mark with contemporary coffee culture. With the brand poised to enter the national market and launch a new product line, it was a perfect moment to shun evolution in favor of revolution. […]

Animal bones adorn the walls of Hueso Restaurant in Mexico

(3 years ago)
Thousands of animal bones line the macabre interior of this restaurant in a refurbished 1940s building in Mexico, by design studio Cadena + Asociados (+ slideshow). (more…)

A Milk Carton Inspired Birdhouse by Jam Furniture

(3 years ago)
Made from ply off-cuts and recycled steel, these milk carton inspired birdhouses are truly sustainable.

3D-printed structural components will lead to "new building shapes"

(3 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: Salomé Galjaard of engineering firm Arup says 3D printing building components will result in more efficient and diverse architectural forms (+ movie). (more…)

Sinato raises an apartment ceiling to squeeze in an extra floor

(3 years ago)
Architecture studio Sinato raised the ceiling level inside this Japanese apartment to create a mezzanine reading room that can be glimpsed through a narrow opening (+ slideshow). (more…)

19 Greek Street fits out show apartment at Saint Martin's Lofts

(3 years ago)
The founder of London gallery and design studio 19 Greek Street has created a show apartment for residences in the city's former Saint Martins School of Art building (+ slideshow). (more…)

Powerhouse Company unveils "egg in a box" student pavilion for Erasmus University

(3 years ago)
Powerhouse Company has completed a new student centre for Erasmus University in Rotterdam, which features a transparent exterior and a curving oak interior (+ movie). (more…)


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