Design archive for 2015-02-13

Lightweight pergola flanks new sailing school for Sotogrande's Royal Maritime Club

(3 years ago)
A steel-framed pergola covered in willow reeds shades the frontage of this seaside sailing school in Cádiz, Spain, by architects Héctor Fernández Elorza and Carlos García Fernández (+ slideshow). (more…)

This week on Dezeen

(3 years ago)
This week we reported on Kanye West's Yeezy clothing line for Adidas, the UK's answer to Google's driverless cars, and the RAIC's recognition of Brian MacKay-Lyons' "pure, dignified, poetic and beautiful" projects (pictured). Read on to catch up with the latest architecture, interiors and design news, plus our track of the week. (more…)

"Postmodernism was typecast as soon as it made it out of the Italian magazines"

(3 years ago)
Opinion: why did the Postmodernist design movement flounder at the end of the 1980s? Will Wiles finds the answer in popular Hollywood movies. (more…)

Copenhagen dance hall converted into office for Danish law society

(3 years ago)
Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter has added an aluminium structure inside a 19th-century dance hall in Copenhagen, transforming the building into an office for the Association of Danish Law Firms (+ slideshow). (more…)

Two Neighbors Fall in Love and So Do Their Apartments

(3 years ago)
When two become one: two neighboring apartments become one modern unit, just like their owners, after they fall in love. Awwwww!!

Jolene Carlier’s Popcorn Monsoon Rains Imagination

(3 years ago)
A designer's affinity for popcorn and the fantasy design of Willy Wonka come together as a colorful, playful snack attack satiating machine.

Smartphone-powered dongle tests for HIV in 15 minutes

(3 years ago)
News: Columbia Engineering researchers have developed a smartphone accessory that can simultaneously detect HIV and syphilis within minutes. (more…)

McLaren investigates driverless supercars that change shape

(3 years ago)
News: supercar brand McLaren is exploring ways of developing shape-shifting "transformer" vehicles that morph from self-driving city cars to low-slung racers in the countryside, according to chief designer Robert Melville. (more…)

Job of the week: interior designer at Foster + Partners

(3 years ago)
Our job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for an interior designer at Foster + Partners, whose concrete roof canopy spans an entire airport terminal in Amman, Jordan (pictured). Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

50 (OK, 10) Shades of Grey For The Home

(3 years ago)
Oh yeah. We went there. These greys may not be as sexy as the movie, but involve a long-term commitment rather than a one-night stand.

Drone movie shows progress on Apple Campus construction

(3 years ago)
News: updated footage of construction work on the Foster + Partners-designed Apple Campus 2 in California has been published on YouTube by another amateur videographer using a drone-mounted GoPro video camera (+ movie). (more…)

Friday Five with Jerry Helling of Bernhardt Design

(3 years ago)
Take a look at where Jerry Helling, of Bernhardt Design, finds inspiration. Hint: music, TV, film, architecture, and product design.

Fujiko Nakaya hides Bristol bridge behind a blanket of fog

(3 years ago)
A cloud of fog engulfs a steel bridge in Bristol, England, partially concealing two conical sculptures that look like the horns of a giant creature (+ slideshow). (more…)

Kanye West debuts first Adidas collection and Yeezy Boost trainer

(3 years ago)
News: musician Kanye West has partnered with Adidas to produce Yeezy Season 1 – a collection of clothing and footwear that he described as the world's "first solutions-based" clothing line (+ slideshow). (more…)

Katrin Olina bends steel pipes into products for reading

(3 years ago)
Stockholm 2015: Icelandic designer Katrin Olina has created a set of home products made by shaping steel tubes with an old exhaust-pipe bending machine. (more…)

Sheffer Chicken Coop is a metal-clad New York home for eight hens

(3 years ago)
Asked to design a New York home for chickens rather than people, Architecture Research Office has completed a metal-clad bunker featuring wooden nesting boxes and underfloor heating (+ slideshow). (more…)

Monica Förster creates outdoor candle holders from synthetic stone slabs

(3 years ago)
Stockholm 2015: Swedish designer Monica Förster has collaborated with Spanish company Cosentino Group to form a collection of outdoor candle holders and trays using new synthetic stone material Dekton. (more…)


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