Design archive for 2014-12-29

Dezeen's top 10 staircases of 2014

(3 years ago)
Architects love staircases, and this year we've seen all kinds – from smooth concrete curves and twisting corkscrews, to structures built from reclaimed wood and rusty steel. Dezeen's architecture editor Amy Frearson has selected 10 of the best. (more…)

Best Interior Design Posts of 2014

(3 years ago)
Curious to see what the most popular interior design posts from 2014 were? Take a look at the 10 most loved.

Elon Musk’s supersonic Hyperloop could be built "within the decade"

(3 years ago)
News: a company has been set up to work on and deliver Elon Musk's high-speed Hyperloop transport system, which uses magnets and fans to propel passenger capsules through a network of pipes. (more…)

Connected cars face hacking threat thanks to wireless safety features

(3 years ago)
News: hackers could exploit wireless and internet-based technologies already being used in new car designs to take control of vehicles – creating the potential for a "terrorist-type threat". (more…)

Best Style + Fashion Posts of 2014

(3 years ago)
Design Milk runs the gamut when it comes to Style + Fashion, including 3D printed nail art and necklaces that double as vibrators.

Fifti-fifti's Spring simplifies the wardrobe into a wall-mounted clothes rail

(3 years ago)
German design studio Fifti-fifti has created a simple clothing storage solution using a wooden beam mounted on brackets that look like springs. (more…)

The Future of DIY by TourDeFork

(3 years ago)
A new monthly column breaks down rapid prototyping technologies, making it easy for the public to understand.

Postmodern Portland Building will be saved, says architect Michael Graves

(3 years ago)
News: Michael Graves' seminal Portland Public Services Building will be spared from demolition, despite being described as a "white elephant" and requiring an estimated $95 million for renovation. (more…)

Best Roundup Posts of 2014

(3 years ago)
In 2014, we rounded up everything from essential travel tech accessories to creative tile backsplashes. Take a look back.

Solar-powered housing by Louise Braverman accommodates medical staff in an African village

(3 years ago)
Solar panels provide all the energy needed to power this colourful brick dormitory designed by architect Louise Braverman to house medical staff at a rural village in Burundi, Africa (+ slideshow). (more…)

Veronika Gombert's Umleiter lamp hangs offset from its ceiling rose

(3 years ago)
German industrial designer Veronika Gombert has created a suspension light for illuminating parts of the room that aren't directly below the electricity point. (more…)

David Ben-Gurion's former home renovated by Pitsou Kedem Architects

(3 years ago)
A Tel Aviv flat that was once the home of Israel's first prime minster has been renovated and extended by local firm Pitsou Kedem Architects to create a new basement level with industrial-style fittings (+ slideshow). (more…)


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