Design archive for 2015-02-09

BMW and MINI announce installations by Alfredo Häberli and Jaime Hayón for Milan

(3 years ago)
News: car brands BMW and MINI have enlisted Alfredo Häberli and Jaime Hayón to create mobility-themed installations for Milan's annual design week in April. (more…)

Soy sauce bottle designer Kenji Ekuan dies aged 85

(3 years ago)
News: Japanese industrial designer Kenji Ekuan, whose work ranged from the Komachi bullet train to the Kikkoman soy sauce dispenser, has died aged 85. (more…)

Competition: five copies of Printing Things to be won

(3 years ago)
Competition: Dezeen has teamed up with Belgian design studio Unfold to give readers the chance to win one of five copies of a new book exploring the potential of 3D printing. (more…)

Supermachine Studio adds labyrinthine staircase to seaside park in Thailand

(3 years ago)
This concrete tower of interconnecting red staircases was designed by Thai firm Supermachine Studio for an elevated game of hide and seek (+ slideshow).  (more…)

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(3 years ago)
See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Studio Fuksas, Marc Newson and David Kohn Architects, whose apartment renovation in Barcelona was named World Interior of the Year in 2013. This is also the last chance to apply for roles with OMA, Pininfarina, Heatherwick Studio and more... (more…)

Curving walls eclipse glazed facade of park-side house in Japan by Tsuyoshi Kawata

(3 years ago)
Both curving and straight walls overlap inside this family home in Shiga Prefecture by architect Tsuyoshi Kawata, which was designed to frame views of a nearby park (+ slideshow). (more…)

"Ikea works in a very different way to everyone else" says head of design

(3 years ago)
Interview: Ikea's design manager Marcus Engman explains how a team of just 20 designers oversees the creation of 2,000 affordable products each year at the world's largest furniture company, in the second part of this exclusive interview. (more…)

Municipal government moves into OMA's De Rotterdam skyscraper

(3 years ago)
Part of OMA's colossal De Rotterdam building is now home to the Dutch city's municipal offices, with an interior laid out as a "vertical city" by a trio of designers including Studio Makkink & Bey (+ slideshow). (more…)

Symbol Stereo Console Is Part Furniture, Part Audio Component

(3 years ago)
Designed for the aesthete vinyl lover, a handmade modern console equipped with a built-in 2.1 stereo system and cable/cord management.

Featherstone Young converts board-game factory into apartments and artists' studios

(3 years ago)
A black box looms over the rusty steel facade of this former board-game factory in north London that architecture studio Featherstone Young has converted into a complex of artists' studios and apartments (+ slideshow). (more…)

Silje Nesdal launches furniture collection for compact living

(3 years ago)
Stockholm 2015: Norwegian designer Silje Nesdal presented a sofa bed, a shelving system and a set of bookends – all for small spaces – in the Greenhouse area of Stockholm Furniture Fair (+ slideshow). (more…)

STRIKE lamp

(3 years ago)
Following what Konstantin Grcic thinks about how we should approach the concept of the lamp in...


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