Design archive for 2015-01-16

Slabs of corduroy-textured concrete encase a Spanish home by Muka Arquitectura

(3 years ago)
Muka Arquitectura's ribbed concrete residence completes the "first piece of the urban puzzle" for a largely undeveloped area of the Spanish city Ciudad Real (+ slideshow). (more…)

This week on Dezeen

(3 years ago)
This week details were revealed of Antoni Gaudí's first project outside Spain, Google unveiled a potential rival to Apple's iPhone and the Sky Garden opened at the top of Rafael Viñoly's Walkie Talkie building (pictured). Read on to catch up with the latest architecture and design news. (more…)

Rogers Stirk Harbour's Cheesegrater skyscraper documented in timelapse film

(3 years ago)
Movie: photographer Paul Rafferty and filmmaker Dan Lowe have produced a timelapse documentary showing the construction of Rogers Stirk Harbour's recently completed Leadenhall Building in London, also known as the Cheesegrater. (more…)

David Chipperfield kicks off Driade role with Milan showroom interior

(3 years ago)
Italian design brand Driade has officially opened its new Milan showroom by David Chipperfield – one of the British architect's first projects as the company's artistic director (+ slideshow). (more…)

Normann Copenhagen launches Form furniture by Simon Legald

(3 years ago)
Danish designer Simon Legald's seating range for furniture brand Normann Copenhagen draws inspiration from hundreds of chair designs throughout history (+ slideshow). (more…)

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Moment Matches Music to Mood

(3 years ago)
The world’s first touch-sensitive wood interface wireless music system learns what you like, plays what you're in the mood for.

Discover New Design Talent with Fiera Issue 1

(3 years ago)
Fiera magazine issue 1 is out now! Get your copy to get an insider look into designer processes and stories behind the design.

Job of the week: retail designer/architect at Parfums Christian Dior

(3 years ago)
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for a retail designer/architect for the perfume branch of fashion house Dior, whose glass fragrance tester is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

A tube of striped orange wood encloses Max Pritchard's treetop studio

(3 years ago)
This cylindrical timber pavilion topped by a large flat roof was self-built by Australian architect Max Prichard as a tiny studio for his treetop residence (+ slideshow). (more…)

Refurbeasts project aims to rehabilitate "taboo" fur coats

(3 years ago)
Dutch costume designer Lisa Louwers turns unwanted fur coats into soft toys as a tribute to the animals that the material was taken from (+ slideshow). (more…)

Google Glass removed from sale to allow further development

(3 years ago)
News: Google is suspending sales of its controversial Glass augmented reality headsets in order to "graduate" the product, which is being given its own research division. (more…)

Camilo Rebelo installs "trojan egg" inside Porto's city hall

(3 years ago)
Portuguese architect Camilo Rebelo installed this wooden egg large enough for several people to hide inside beneath the vaulted ceilings of the Porto city hall atrium (+ slideshow). (more…)

Home of Charles Dickens illustrator converted by Sevil Peach into an artist's studio

(3 years ago)
Architecture studio Sevil Peach has overhauled a house once owned by Victorian painter and illustrator Frederick Barnard to create an artist's residence boasting period features and a patio-side bathtub. (more…)

Claesson Koivisto Rune uses two types of wood to make stripy furniture

(3 years ago)
Stockholm studio Claesson Koivisto Rune has teamed walnut with maple to create a chair, bookshelf and side table with bold graphic stripes for Japanese manufacturer Matsuso T. (more…)


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