Design archive for 2015-02-05

At your service: 10 tips for becoming a successful urban consultant

(3 years ago)
Opinion: OMA partner Reinier de Graaf offers his top 10 tips for architects interested in branching out into urban consultancy. (more…)

Samsung Is Designing the Future of Television: Yves Béhar and Yun-je Kang

(3 years ago)
Yves Béhar and Samsung's Yun-Je Kang want to liberate the television from its past and make the TV the centerpiece design of every room.

London's derelict tube tunnels reimagined as a pedestrian and cycle network

(3 years ago)
News: architecture firm Gensler wants to repurpose London's abandoned tube tunnels to create a subterranean network of pathways that generate electricity as people walk and cycle through them. (more…)

Fresh From The Dairy: Stripes

(3 years ago)
From artwork to iPhone cases to pillows and duvet covers, here are some stripedy striped stripes from the Society6 community.

Dezeen Mail #239

(3 years ago)
Daniel Libeskind's convention centre with a pointed prow (pictured), Ilse Crawford's "deliberately low-key" collection for Ikea and a judgemental book cover feature in Dezeen Mail issue 239. Click through for all the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 239 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

20th Anniversary of Le Salon at Maison et Objet

(3 years ago)
Take a look at some of Pinch Food Design's favorite tabletop pieces from Le Salon at Maison et Objet, which celebrated its 20th anniversary.

Shrimp House by UID Architects

(3 years ago)
Shrimp is a minimalist house located in Hiroshima, Japan, designed by UID Architects, that's made up of three, connected volumes.

Perforated brick house by Tropical Space is based on termites' nests

(3 years ago)
Perforated brick walls enclose the concrete structure of an old house in central Vietnam, which has been remodelled by architecture studio Tropical Space (+ slideshow). (more…)

Mischer'Traxler's flute for Perrier-Jouët "makes champagne bubble at a certain spot"

(3 years ago)
Small Discoveries: in our second movie for Perrier-Jouët, Viennese design duo Mischer'Traxler discuss the champagne flute they designed for the brand, which causes bubbles to stream from a small engraved moth. (more…)

Ikea launches "deliberately low key" collection by Ilse Crawford

(3 years ago)
Stockholm 2015: furniture giant Ikea has collaborated with London designer Ilse Crawford to launch a range of cork and natural-fibre homeware products. (more…)

TAAT's interactive theatre set is designed to “tickle a higher sense of spatial awareness”

(3 years ago)
This labyrinthian theatre set of slatted and solid timber is designed to create an environment for two strangers to act out an improvised performance (+ slideshow). (more…)

Andreas Engesvik applies simple geometries to Fogia furniture

(3 years ago)
Stockholm 2015: Oslo designer Andreas Engesvik has expanded his seating collection and added a new table to the range offered by Swedish design brand Fogia (+ slideshow). (more…)

Quebec residence by Naturehumaine is raised off a slope on a concrete podium

(3 years ago)
A bulky concrete wedge creates a plinth for this steel-clad Quebec home by architecture studio Naturehumaine, elevating it above a rocky slope (+ slideshow). (more…)

Ascentium apparatus splits perfume into different notes

(3 years ago)
French design student Charline Ronzon-Jaricot has created a "scent vase" that enables users to detect the different notes of a perfume usually only identifiable to experts. (more…)

Summer pavilions built from old rope and bicycle wheels to open in New York

(3 years ago)
News: two pavilions – one made out of broken umbrellas and bicycle wheels, and one constructed from materials used in oyster cultivation – are due to be installed this summer on Governors Island in New York. (more…)

Raw Edges to fill stately home gallery with colourful wood patterns

(3 years ago)
News: London studio Raw Edges will install a new floor and seating using a grid of dyed timber inside the sculpture gallery at Chatsworth House in England's Peak District. (more…)


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