Design archive for 2015-01-20

Down the long driveway: New Zealand homes photographed by Mary Gaudin

(3 years ago)
Photo essay: Montpellier-based photographer Mary Gaudin has created a series of images documenting mid-century residential architecture in New Zealand, her home country. (more…)

Matali Crasset creates faceted presentation cases from concrete

(3 years ago)
Maison&Objet 2015: French designer Matali Crasset has paired concrete and metal to create four faceted objects, each for displaying different items. (more…)

Jaguar's cars could "tap drivers on the shoulder" to prevent cyclist deaths

(3 years ago)
News: British car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled a concept for an in-car warning system it says could reduce the number of cyclists killed on the roads, using a headrest that "taps" the driver (+ movie). (more…)

"Was it too much to hope for first a woman and then a partnership?"

(3 years ago)
Opinion: despite significant improvements last year, architecture's archaic equality problems haven't gone away. The American Institute of Architects' decision to award its 2015 Gold Medal to another mature white man isn't helping, says Alexandra Lange. (more…)

"I can see this knocking Apple off its perch"

(3 years ago)
Comments update: could Google's modular smartphone prototype topple the market dominance of Apple's iPhone? Read on for more reaction to the latest architecture and design headlines from Dezeen readers. (more…)

Mayor pulls plug on Sou Fujimoto's Taiwan Tower over safety and cost concerns

(3 years ago)
News: Taichung mayor Lin Chia-lung has temporarily halted development of Sou Fujimoto's tree-inspired 300-metre tower for the city, which he says is "problematic" in terms of structure and safety. (more…)

Neri&Hu's Das Haus installation is designed to "unsettle people"

(3 years ago)
Chinese studio Neri&Hu has installed its vision for the home of the future – overfilled with furniture – at the imm Cologne trade fair (+ slideshow). (more…)

Ballo: A Stool for Active Sitting

(3 years ago)
A multipurpose stool that encourages low intensity physical activity.

Ferm Living adds graphic textiles and rubber coated vessels to homeware collection

(3 years ago)
Stackable vases with a rubberised coating and geometric-patterned textiles are among homeware items on show by Danish brand Ferm Living at the Northmodern design fair in Copenhagen. (more…)

Kjellgren Kaminsky completes church-inspired villa beside a lake in Sweden

(3 years ago)
This lakeside woodland house outside Gothenburg features a lofty gabled kitchen that Swedish firm Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture compares with the form of a church (+ slideshow). (more…)

Kristine Five Melvær's Liv vases encircle flowers with a glass hood

(3 years ago)
Flowers are framed within the sliced spherical tops of these glass vases by Norwegian designer Kristine Five Melvær (+ slideshow). (more…)


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