Design archive for 2015-01-12

Sky Garden opens at the top of Rafael Viñoly's Walkie Talkie

(3 years ago)
News: the viewing terraces opened today at the top of Rafael Viñoly's so-called Walkie Talkie skyscraper in London, pictured in these exclusive images by photographer Edmund Sumner (+ slideshow). (more…)

Palo Alto footbridge will span the 14 lanes of San Francisco's 101 Freeway

(3 years ago)
News: a team led by 64North Architecture has won a competition to design a pedestrian and cyclist bridge connecting the San Francisco Bay waterfront and the Palo Alto district – home to some of the world's leading technology companies. (more…)

John Galliano returns to fashion with Margiela couture collection

(3 years ago)
News: disgraced fashion designer John Galliano has made his catwalk comeback with his inaugural haute-couture collection for Paris house Maison Martin Margiela. (more…)

Sibling turns pink fur and brown paper packaging into clothing

(3 years ago)
Punk-influenced school uniforms and clothes made from brown paper were worn by models carrying giant teddies at London fashion studio Sibling's catwalk show on Saturday. (more…)

The Mirror Houses: A Pair of Holiday Homes in Bolzano, Italy

(3 years ago)
A pair of holiday homes that focus on the Italian view while giving the illusion of being almost invisible through the use of mirrored glass

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(3 years ago)
See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with H&M, Ron Arad and Rafael Vinoly, whose visual arts centre wrapped in golden metal is pictured. This is also the last chance to apply for roles with the Royal College of Art, Benjamin Hubert, Marc Newson and more... (more…)

Director appointed for V&A-backed design museum in China

(3 years ago)
News: Ole Bouman, former head of the Netherlands Architecture Institute, has been named as the director of a major new design museum developed in collaboration with the V&A in Shekou, Shenzhen. (more…)

Alphaville's Dig In the Sky house is made up of three blocks connected by bridges

(3 years ago)
Japanese studio Alphaville raised the base of this Osaka house up on crooked stilts, revealing the complex arrangement of rooms, bridges and lightwells contained within (+ slideshow). (more…)

2015 AIA Institute Honor Awards winners announced

(3 years ago)
News: the American Institute of Architects has announced 23 winners for the 2015 edition of its annual awards, including a visitor centre for the Wild Turkey Bourbon distillery, a cube-shaped courthouse and BIG's subterranean maritime museum in Denmark (+ slideshow). (more…)

CUT Architectures adds golden walls to 1960s community centre

(3 years ago)
French studio CUT Architectures has revamped a 1960s community centre in a Paris suburb, adding perforated golden cladding that references the original yellow-painted facades (+ slideshow). (more…)

Edsbyn's office partitions are made from recycled plastic bottles

(3 years ago)
Scandinavian designers Andreas Engesvik and Jens Fager have created a collection of lightweight pressed-felt room dividers from recycled bottles for office furniture brand Edsbyn (+ slideshow). (more…)


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