Design archive for 2015-01-22

Thatched office for Amsterdam's canal cleaners is "the biggest ark in the Netherlands"

(3 years ago)
This office with thatched walls by Attika Architekten floats in Amsterdam's harbour, creating a base for the city's water-cleaning service (+ slideshow). (more…)

Microsoft's HoloLens headset combines high-definition holograms with the real world

(3 years ago)
News: Microsoft has revealed an early version of an augmented reality headset called HoloLens that creates interactive holographic imagery in the wearer's field of vision (+ slideshow). (more…)

Dezeen Mail #237

(3 years ago)
A courtyard residence sandwiched between two existing houses (pictured), a curvaceous grand piano and a "slightly insane" hotel proposal feature in Dezeen Mail issue 237. Click through for all the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 237 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Marocchino: A Half Cabinet by Rossella Ramanzini

(3 years ago)
A deconstructed cabinet featuring a layered, puzzle-like painting on the remaining door.

Paperlain: Paper Porcelain Pendant Lamps

(3 years ago)
A paper clay mix laid over bowls makes for a lovely collection of pendant lamps.

Raf Simons tailors textured Kvadrat fabrics into men's outerwear

(3 years ago)
Fashion designer Raf Simons used the latest textiles he created with Danish brand Kvadrat to make coats for his Autumn Winter 2015 menswear collection. (more…)

Fresh From The Dairy: Shower Curtain Roundup

(3 years ago)
Society6 offers unique shower curtain designs you can't find anywhere else so we rounded up a few of our faves.

Adidas launches Ultra Boost trainer to "revolutionise running"

(3 years ago)
News: Adidas has revealed its latest running shoe – combining a flexible knitted upper with a new version of its Boost "energy return" midsole that uses materials usually found in BMW cars (+ slideshow). (more…)

Kristina Dam designs pale oak furniture to incorporate plants

(3 years ago)
Northmodern 2015: a wooden bench that hides a compartment for a plant pot below its seat is among the latest furniture and homeware items launched by Danish designer Kristina Dam (+ slideshow). (more…)

Fresh Finds at Las Vegas Market 2015

(3 years ago)
Some of the highlights of our trip to the Las Vegas Market furniture, home decor and gift semi-annual tradeshow.

Poggi Design furnishes Miami Beach property with Luminaire products

(3 years ago)
Dezeen promotion: Florida interiors studio Poggi Design has teamed up with design brand Luminaire to fit out a tropical estate on La Gorce Island in Miami Beach. (more…)

Metal-clad housing by Joliark features flush detailing and boxy balconies

(3 years ago)
Galvanised steel panels create fuss-free facades for the blocks of this Stockholm housing complex by Joliark, concealing all gutters and tidying away window frames. (more…)

AMO's Fondazione Prada set to open in Milan

(3 years ago)
News: Prada's art foundation has announced its new venue designed by OMA's research arm AMO will open this May and will feature a bar designed by film director Wes Anderson. (more…)

Health-monitoring components designed for Google's Project Ara modular smartphone

(3 years ago)
San Francisco studio Lapka has imagined a range of health-related modules that would fit onto the Project Ara smartphone – for which Google unveiled the latest prototype last week (+ slideshow). (more…)

Musician Gergely Bogányi offers a curvaceous take on the traditional grand piano

(3 years ago)
Hungarian pianist Gergely Bogányi has redesigned the grand piano to improve the quality of the sound produced, resulting in an unusual sculptural form (+ movie). (more…)

MVRDV plans skyscraper with a "curving waist" for Vienna

(3 years ago)
News: Rotterdam firm MVRDV has won a contest to design a new addition to the Vienna skyline by proposing a 110-metre tower with an "elegant, hourglass figure" that will reduce the impact of its shadow (+ slideshow). (more…)

Luca Nichetto combines Danish and Italian design for Cloud seating range

(3 years ago)
Stockholm 2015: Italian designer Luca Nichetto's collection of upholstered seats for Danish brand &tradition is intended to merge elements from the furniture heritage of both countries (+ slideshow). (more…)


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