Design archive for 2015-01-02

15 Buildings To Look Forward To In 2015

(3 years ago)
Last year saw the opening of the Frank Gehry's Museum of Biodiversity in Panama, the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto and Zaha Hadid's Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul. Dezeen's architecture editor Amy Frearson looks ahead to what we can expect in 2015. (more…)

Teresa van Dongen's bioluminescent lamp is "a new way to create light"

(3 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: Dutch designer Teresa van Dongen explains how she created a lamp powered by bioluminescent bacteria usually found on octopuses, in this movie filmed in Eindhoven. (more…)

The Dome Home by Timothy Oulton

(3 years ago)
A solid timber, dome-shaped structure in Gaoming, China built as a central design hub for the Timothy Oulton company.

Really Solid Sound: Daniel Ballou’s Cinder Speakers

(3 years ago)
The common and cheap concrete cinder block is the focal component of this unusual build-your-own speaker kit by designer Daniel Ballou.

Isabel Ahm's Secretary Desk is designed for working at home

(3 years ago)
In response to the growing number of people who work at home and a need for increasingly multi-functional spaces, this writing desk was designed to blend into a modern living room. (more…)

Montblanc introduces luxury smart strap for analogue watches

(3 years ago)
News: luxury watch brand Montblanc has entered the wearable technology market, choosing to add a device to its straps instead of turning its analogue timepieces into smartwatches. (more…)

Copper-covered house by Sanaksenaho Architects accompanies Holl's Sifang Art Museum

(3 years ago)
This lagoon-side residence featuring a green copper exterior and a warm cherry-wood interior is part of a series of architect-designed houses built in the grounds of Steven Holl's Nanjing Sifang Art Museum in China (+ slideshow). (more…)

Workout at your desk with Darryl Agawin's Balance Stool

(3 years ago)
The "wobble seat" of this stool by Canadian designer Darryl Agawin helps the user to exercise their core muscles and work off any extra Christmas weight while sat in the office (+ movie). (more…)

Zminkowska De Boise inserts combined bookshelf-staircase into London flat

(3 years ago)
Books can be stored beneath the wide steps of this staircase, designed by Zminkowska De Boise Architects to connect the two halves of a split-level living room inside a renovated London flat. (more…)


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