Design archive for 2015-01-08

Crescent-shaped pool skirts cylindrical house by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

(3 years ago)
Spanish studio Fran Silvestre Arquitectos has completed a pool-side home near Valencia comprising a squat white cylinder with terraces set into deep voids in its walls (+ movie). (more…)

Coop Himmelb(l)au's Musée des Confluences opens on a river peninsula in Lyon

(3 years ago)
Austrian studio Coop Himmelb(l)au has completed a faceted steel and angular glass building to house a natural history museum in Lyon, France (+ slideshow). (more…)

"Copyists are eating away at the creativity of our industry"

(3 years ago)
Opinion: the UK is one of only three European countries failing to protect designers from intellectual property theft – damaging both their income and the reputation of their products, says Tony Ash, managing director for design brand Vitra. (more…)

Crick: A Stackable Stool by Pedro Feduchi

(3 years ago)
A lightweight stool that looks like a strand of DNA when stacked.

Dezeen Mail #235

(3 years ago)
Illustrations responding to yesterday's terrorist attack in France, a house slotted behind crumbling walls (pictured), and a concept car designed to function as a living room feature in Dezeen Mail issue 235. Click through for all the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 235 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

How Bezar: Bezar Modern Design Pop Up Marketplace

(3 years ago)
A new online marketplace will hit the scene this Spring and we want to be first in line.

Ambra Medda named as head of Christie's design department

(3 years ago)
News: Design Miami co-founder Ambra Medda has started a new role as global creative director for the 20/21 Design department at Christie's auction house. (more…)

Nike plans to launch Back to the Future shoes in 2015

(3 years ago)
News: sportswear brand Nike is hoping to release real versions of the self-lacing shoes from sci-fi movie Back to the Future II by the end of this year. (more…)

Odd Pears Colorful Fun Socks

(3 years ago)
Colorful socks that come in threes so you can mix-'n'-match.

Closse Residence by Naturehumaine

(3 years ago)
Closse Residence is a minimalist house located in Montreal, Canada, designed by Naturehumaine. The home is situated along the south shore, and was originally built by the father of the client in the 1960s. Over 50 years have passed without major restoration, and certain aspects of the original design were lacking, in particular, access to... Read more »

Five architects shortlisted to restore Mackintosh's Glasgow School of Art

(3 years ago)
Breaking news: the Glasgow School of Art has named five architects in the running to lead the restoration of the Mackintosh Building, which was devastated by fire last May. (more…)

Illustrators respond to Charlie Hebdo magazine attack

(3 years ago)
Cartoonists and graphic designers from around the world have responded to yesterday's attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. (more…)

Studio OxL converts a carpenter's workshop into a live-in garage

(3 years ago)
An electric sports car has its parking space in the shiny white living room of this former carpenter's workshop in the Netherlands, which Studio OxL has converted into a home.  (more…)

Oeo creates a showroom of two halves for wooden plank manufacturer

(3 years ago)
Danish design studio Oeo has used the wooden planks produced by Dinesen to create furniture and structures within the brand's new flagship showroom in Copenhagen (+ movie). (more…)

Designing & Building a Mid-Century Inspired Console

(3 years ago)
We fawned over the handmade furniture of four eyes “Bad Larry” was conceived when a client, who liked the look of my other work, wondered if I would be able to build her a TV console. I had actually never built a console before, but had been wanting to…so this seemed like the perfect opportunity.... Read more »


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