Design archive for 2015-01-15

FCC Arquitectura slots family home within stone walls of dilapidated farmhouse

(3 years ago)
The white walls of this modern family home by FCC Arquitectura nestle behind the deteriorated stone facade of a former farmhouse and granary in northern Portugal (+ slideshow). (more…)

Houston's Museum of Fine Arts unveils campus redesign by Steven Holl

(3 years ago)
News: Steven Holl has been appointed to rework the campus of Houston's Museum of Fine Arts and will add new buildings to offer a "complementary contrast" to structures by Mies van der Rohe and Rafael Moneo. (more…)

"More frightening than American Psycho"

(3 years ago)
Opinion: changes in aspirational home ownership have transformed the visual style associated with cinema's super-villains into marketable assets for house builders, says Owen Hatherley. (more…)

Incredible Designer Suites at the Ice Hotel

(3 years ago)
For the 25th anniversary of the ICEHOTEL, they invited designers to create custom artistic suites. Check them out!

Philippe Malouin creates circular swing set with Caesarstone seats

(3 years ago)
London designer Philippe Malouin has used solid-surface material Caesarstone to form the seats of twelve swings arranged in a circle for an exhibition later this month. (more…)

Call for entries to the 2015 AZ Awards

(3 years ago)
Dezeen promotion: contemporary architecture and design magazine Azure is now accepting submissions from architects, designers, manufacturers, clients and students to its annual AZ Awards. (more…)

Snøhetta commissioned for Le Monde headquarters in Paris

(3 years ago)
News: architecture firm Snøhetta has been named winner in a competition to design the new Paris headquarters for French newspaper Le Monde. (more…)

Dezeen Mail #236

(3 years ago)
A house made up of four stacked shipping containers (pictured), the Sky Garden at the top of Rafael Viñoly's Walkie Talkie skyscraper in London and an anti-theft bicycle pedal feature in Dezeen Mail issue 236. Click through for all the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 236 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Fresh From The Dairy: Cool Patterned Rugs

(3 years ago)
Society6 offers so many great patterned rugs but we narrowed it down to these fab four this week.

Get Comfort From an Object That Hugs You

(3 years ago)
Mia Cinelli designed a comfort object that can hug us when we need it.

Bracket Stool by Pierre Guibert

(3 years ago)
Bracket Stool is a minimalist design created by Berlin-based designer Pierre Guibert. The conception of the design came from a need for a well designed, comfortable, high stool that is both easy to manufacturer and cost effective. The end-result is a design that showcases the capabilities of CNC machining within furniture production. The designer, who recently graduated... Read more »

Chilean chapel will become Gaudí's first project outside Spain

(3 years ago)
News: a chapel originally designed by Antoni Gaudí for the Sagrada Família is set to constructed in Chile, 90 years after the Catalan architect's death. (more…)

Robert Stadler combines construction materials in sculptures for Paris exhibition

(3 years ago)
Furniture by Austrian designer Robert Stadler that references the eroding columns of architectural ruins and the process of contemporary construction will be displayed at Paris' Carpenters Workshop Gallery from this weekend (+ slideshow). (more…)

Google takes next step towards Project Ara modular phone launch

(3 years ago)
News: Google has unveiled a new prototype of its modular smartphone with swappable components, which project leader Gadi Amit says will allow users to "be the designer of their own phone" (+ slideshow). (more…)

Christopher Raeburn transforms a life raft into brightly coloured coats

(3 years ago)
London fashion designer Christopher Raeburn has used material salvaged from an inflatable life raft to create outerwear and accessories for his Autumn Winter 2015 menswear collection. (more…)

Thomas Phifer's United States Courthouse is covered in vertical sun shades

(3 years ago)
White vertical fins clad the glazed exterior of this Salt Lake City courthouse by Thomas Phifer and Partners, shading the interior from direct sunlight without restricting the views from inside (+ slideshow). (more…)

Jonas Wagell designs Concrete Lamp for Menu

(3 years ago)
Swedish designer Jonas Wagell has created a simple but lamp with a concrete base and a brass dimmer switch for Danish furniture brand Menu. (more…)

Andrew Maynard adds greenhouse-like extension to a Melbourne home – but leaves it unfinished

(3 years ago)
This metal-framed extension to a clapboard house near Melbourne was left intentionally incomplete by architect Andrew Maynard to show off the "beautiful skeleton" of an unfinished building (+ slideshow). (more…)


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