Design archive for 2015-01-23

Wooden louvres and grassy rooftops added to Marly-le-Roi market hall

(3 years ago)
Wooden louvres and green rooftops make up the exterior of this market hall outside Paris by Ameller, Dubois & Associés, while inside is a dramatic ceiling that combines angles and curves (+ slideshow). (more…)

This week on Dezeen

(3 years ago)
This week Dezeen travelled to New York, where Adidas was launching its latest running shoe, and featured photographs documenting mid-century residential architecture in New Zealand (pictured). Read on to catch up with the latest architecture and design news, plus our track of the week. (more…)

Illusion Chair by Gabriel Särkijärvi

(3 years ago)
A simple slatted chair gets an artistic update of the designers portrait!

Louise Nettleton converts Sydney driveway into a comic-themed cafe

(3 years ago)
Australian architect Louise Nettleton has shoehorned a coffee shop for comic-book lovers into a narrow gully formerly used as a driveway, near Sydney's Central Station (+ slideshow). (more…)

Carl Turner design open-source house that floats on floodwater

(3 years ago)
London architect Carl Turner has developed a design for a prefabricated floating house and has made the plans available to download via an open-source architecture website. (more…)

Exploded View: Manipulating Light with Movement

(3 years ago)
Inspired by the sun, this trio of lamps looks at how light changes, dims, or reflects based on where the light source is moved.

Troels Flensted uses flecked resin surfaces as tabletops

(3 years ago)
Northmodern 2015: Danish designer Troels Flensted has produced a collection of resin tabletops patterned with flecks of brightly coloured pigment (+ slideshow). (more…)

Architecture for Humanity board to file for bankruptcy

(3 years ago)
News: the board of directors of non-profit group Architecture for Humanity has confirmed it will file for bankruptcy, but 57 international chapters have pledged to continue working under a new umbrella network. (more…)

"Can designers really do what the public think they are capable of?"

(3 years ago)
Opinion: despite cultivating a public reputation as an industry of problem solvers, design is too focused on growth to face up to some of its biggest challenges, says Lucas Verweij. (more…)

Friday Five with Jamie Bush

(3 years ago)
Jamie Bush's Friday Five gives you some insight into his creative mind with picks including people, places, and things.

Hiroshima Hut by Suppose Design Office is a see-through house with sunken rooms

(3 years ago)
This rural Japanese house by Suppose Design Office features sunken rooms and see-through walls, designed to allow residents to observe and interact with wild animals (+ slideshow). (more…)

Raf Simons' trainers for Adidas are based on vintage space suits

(3 years ago)
Fashion designer Raf Simons has unveiled his latest footwear collection for Adidas, with colours and materials taken from retro astronaut apparel (+ slideshow). (more…)

Job of the week: California-licensed architect at OMA

(3 years ago)
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for a California-licensed senior architect at OMA, whose design for a trio of towers beside the bay in Miami's Coconut Grove is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

Luca Nichetto launches eponymous design brand with 11 products

(3 years ago)
Maison&Objet 2015: Italian designer Luca Nichetto is launching his latest products under his own brand – called Nichetto – at the Maison&Objet trade show in Paris today (+ slideshow). (more…)

Heijmans proposes pop-up homes to solve the problem of high rents

(3 years ago)
Dutch construction company Heijmans has developed a prefabricated starter home for young professionals that can be installed on vacant city-centre sites in under 24 hours (+ slideshow). (more…)

Artek revives Alvar Aalto products for latest furniture collection

(3 years ago)
Maison&Objet 2015: Finnish brand Artek has delved into its archives to reintroduce wooden furniture and homeware designs by its co-founder, Modernist architect Alvar Aalto. (more…)


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