Design archive for 2015-01-29

Foraging the Futuristic Recycled Fruits of the Fungi Mutarium

(3 years ago)
Designers and researchers imagine growing edible pods using mushrooms fed on plastic waste inside a futuristic terrarium system.

Competition: five Double Dutch books to be won

(3 years ago)
Competition: Dezeen has teamed up with publishers Nai010 to give readers the chance to win one of five books full of the most innovative new architecture projects in the Netherlands. (more…)

Hive: The Smart Home Just Got Smarter

(3 years ago)
The multi-tasking Hive might be the only device you'll need: from security to audio to thermostat.

Skrivo's Halo chair comprises two parts that slot together

(3 years ago)
Cologne 2015: Milan studio Skrivo has collaborated with Danish brand Soft Line to design a chair with backrest that is inserted into the seat like a wafer in an ice cream. (more…)

Dezeen Mail #238

(3 years ago)
A house that stretches down to a nearby reservoir (pictured), Foster + Partners' cycle-friendly tower and a residence with transparent walls feature in Dezeen Mail issue 238. Click through for all the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 238 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Fresh From The Dairy: Space and Time

(3 years ago)
Are you a clockwatcher? Here's some relief: Society6 offers artist-designed wall clocks! Here are our favorite space/time themed designs.

The Hub Desk From Fantoni

(3 years ago)
A modular desk that's perfect for a flexible work environment.

BIG's Hot to Cold exhibition opens at the National Building Museum

(3 years ago)
The arches of the Great Hall inside Washington DC's National Building Museum currently host 60 models of conceptual and completed buildings, for BIG's first ever exhibition in North America (+ slideshow). (more…)

Glasgow-made watches by Paulin launch at Dezeen Watch Store

(3 years ago)
Dezeen Watch Store: Paulin wants to reinvigorate the British watchmaking industry – starting by designing and building its range of men's and women's watches in the brand's Scottish hometown. (more…)

Viktor & Rolf turns Van Gogh artworks into sculptural haute-couture garments

(3 years ago)
The expressive landscapes of Vincent van Gogh provided the visual cues for giant 3D flowers and enormous straw hats in Dutch fashion house Viktor & Rolf's Spring Summer 2015 haute-couture collection (+ slideshow). (more…)

Penny Webb's homeware changes colour in response to breath, touch or movement

(3 years ago)
Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Penny Webb has developed a lamp, a mirror and a textile that fluctuate in hue when subjected to different stimuli, even if they occur many miles away (+ movies). (more…)

Congress centre by Daniel Libeskind opens in Europe's 2015 Capital of Culture

(3 years ago)
As the Belgian town of Mons starts its year as European Capital of Culture, architect Daniel Libeskind has completed a convention centre with a golden metal exterior and a sharply pointed prow (+ slideshow). (more…)

Sling chair by Note Design Studio is sized for compact spaces

(3 years ago)
Stockholm 2015: Stockholm-based Note Design Studio has reduced the dimensions of a typical lounge chair so that this seat for Swedish brand Fogia will fit into increasingly smaller homes and offices. (more…)

Popcorn Monsoon by Jolene Carlier

(3 years ago)
Jolene Carlier's playful popcorn machine amplifies the experience of popping popcorn.


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