Design archive for 2014-12-23

Glass-coated Tokyo house by Wiel Arets looks like it's been shrink wrapped

(3 years ago)
Its rare to find new houses in Japan that haven't been designed by Japanese architects – but this Tokyo residence with a textured glass facade is the work of Dutch architect Wiel Arets (+ slideshow). (more…)

Madrid installs moon-themed Christmas lights

(3 years ago)
Architecture studio Brut Deluxe has designed this year's Christmas lights in Madrid to work like a "flip book on an urban scale", taking spectators on a trip to the moon as they walk through the city (+ movie). (more…)

"Lego for architects? Yes please Santa"

(3 years ago)
Comments update: with Christmas just a couple of days away, readers have been scouring the pages of Dezeen for gift ideas – including this all-white Lego kit for architects that was released in Europe this year. (more…)

Best Skim Milk Posts of 2014

(3 years ago)
It was a good year for minimalism. Want to see what was the most popular Skim Milk posts in 2014? Take a look back...

2014 Year in Review: Best Design Events and Shows

(3 years ago)
We hopped around the world to check out the best design events and shows in 2014. Take a look at some of our favorite designs.

Best Get Out! Posts of 2014

(3 years ago)
We highlight the most popular outdoor finds we featured in our Get Out! column in 2014.

Marc Newson helped trigger a "manufacturing revolution" at Nike, says CEO Mark Parker

(3 years ago)
Interview: as Nike prepares to reissue Marc Newson's Zvezdochka footwear, the sportswear brand's president and CEO spoke to Dezeen about how the shoes "helped pave the way for other breakthroughs" in manufacturing, aesthetics and sustainability. (more…)

Google's driverless car is now "fully functional"

(3 years ago)
News: Google has updated its prototype self-driving vehicle to make it road worthy, adding headlights, a steering wheel and a brake pedal to comply with road rules in California. (more…)

2014 Year in Review: Design Store(y)

(3 years ago)
We revisit all of the design-focused shops around the world that we highlighted in our Design Store(y) column.

Timber summerhouse by Johan Sundberg expresses "Scandinavian architectural DNA"

(3 years ago)
This wooden summerhouse raised off the forest floor on three concrete beams was designed by architect Johan Sundberg for a patch of woodland by the Swedish coastline (+ slideshow). (more…)

Nike reissues "revolutionary" Marc Newson trainers

(3 years ago)
News: sportswear brand Nike is reissuing its iconic Zvezdochka trainers designed by Marc Newson, ten years after the shoes were first launched (+ interview + slideshow). (more…)

Neri&Hu's architecture "challenges the accepted values of society"

(3 years ago)
Movie: architect Rossana Hu explains why she and her partner Lyndon Neri turned the theme of "feeling good in architecture" on its head in their keynote speech at this year's Inside Festival. (more…)

Tokujin Yoshioka designs transparent smartphone for KDDI

(3 years ago)
News: Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka has created a see-through case for the latest Firefox smartphone from telecommunications company KDDI. (more…)

Volvo's connected helmet warns cyclists of car collisions

(3 years ago)
Swedish car brand Volvo is launching a prototype cycling helmet that offers two-way communication between the wearer and nearby drivers to help prevent accidents (+ movie). (more…)


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