Design archive for 2015-01-13

Wooden folly by Andre Tchelistcheff Architects houses a sauna in the Hudson Valley

(3 years ago)
A sauna is housed within this wooden hut by Andre Tchelistcheff Architects, which perches on a grassy knoll overlooking the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains in upstate New York (+ slideshow). (more…)

"I don't expect a bargain for good design, but fair prices would be a nice change"

(3 years ago)
Comments update: Tony Ash, managing director of furniture brand Vitra, says designers need protecting from copycats – but readers aren't sure that cheap rip-offs are the design industry's biggest problem. (more…)

Icehotel’s 25th edition includes a square vortex suite

(3 years ago)
A rainforest populated with orangutans, a giant chess board and floating jellyfish are sculpted from the snow and ice used to create the rooms inside this year's Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden (+ slideshow). (more…)

Skyscraper surge makes 2014 the "tallest year ever"

(3 years ago)
News: a chart-busting 97 skyscrapers over 200 metres tall were completed in 2014 – and a record-breaking 58 of them are in China, according to the latest industry review. (more…)

A Flower Pot with an Integrated Pen Holder

(3 years ago)
The multipurpose Eco Pot holds your pens and pencils while letting you have your own desktop garden.

Minimalist Floor Lamps Made of Wood and Metal

(3 years ago)
FILD launched their SO1 floor lamp with a goal to create minimalist forms out of honest materials.

A Visit to Chamber

(3 years ago)
Chamber brings together art and design in Chelsea with curated, limited edition collections.

Court revokes planning permission for SANAA's La Samaritaine revival

(3 years ago)
News: an appeals court has blocked the SANAA-designed renovation of iconic former department store La Samaritaine in Paris, which includes a wavy glass facade that critics have compared to a shower curtain. (more…)

CF Møller's Villa R features a sunken storey for the clients' children

(3 years ago)
Children's bedrooms and play spaces take over the partially exposed subterranean floor of this house completed by Scandinavian firm CF Møller on the edge of a wood in Aarhus, Denmark (+ slideshow). (more…)

Illusion Chair by Gabriel Särkijärvi

(3 years ago)
The backrest of the Illusion Chair by Gabriel Särkijärvi looks like Gabriel Särkijärvi.

Tom Dixon to launch metal home and office accessories in Paris

(3 years ago)
Maison & Objet 2015: British designer Tom Dixon's latest range of accessories includes copper stationery and containers with magnifying-glass lids. (more…)


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