Design archive for 2015-02-14

Designing a McLaren is about creating "efficiency through the air"

(5 years ago)
Interview: Robert Melville, chief designer at supercar brand McLaren, explains how bird wings, artificial hearts and spy planes are among the inspirations for vehicles where "everything is there for a reason" (+ slideshow). (more…)

Photos of cabbage and plastic bags used to create fantastical alien landscapes in TSVI music video

(5 years ago)
Music: director Matteo Zamagni – also known as øøøø – created landscapes of imagined planets by manipulating photographs of cabbage, plastic bags and broccoli in his video for TSVI’s song Malfunction (+ movie). (more…)

B.E. Architecture's "relaxed" office for a mortgage broker uses soft lighting and frosted glass

(5 years ago)
A mixture of transparent and translucent glazing creates varying levels of privacy inside this dimly lit office created for a mortgage broker in Melbourne (+ slideshow). (more…)

Jule Waibel’s pine cone-shaped seats are made by steam-folding wool felt

(5 years ago)
London-based German designer Jule Waibel has launched a collection of seats made from 100 per cent wool felt that has been three-dimensionally folded under steam to create flexible pleats (+ slideshow). (more…)

Competition: five Periodic Table of Sexual Terminology posters to be won

(5 years ago)
Competition: to celebrate Valentine's Day, Dezeen has teamed up with UK studio Dorothy to give readers the chance to win one of five posters filled with suggestive vocabulary (+ slideshow). (more…)