Design archive for 2015-02-27

Leo Qvarsebo designs himself a triangular summer house in the Swedish countryside

(3 years ago)
Described by the architect as being "a bit like a treehouse for adults", this wooden house in rural Sweden boasts a triangular profile that allows the sloping facade to become a climbing wall (+ slideshow). (more…)

Canadian Freezeway could become world's first curb-side skating lane

(3 years ago)
News: a seven-mile-long skating rink proposed for the Canadian city of Edmonton could allow commuters to ice skate or toboggan to work and school during winter months (+ movie). (more…)

Waterfalls flow over catwalk at Hunter fashion show

(3 years ago)
Cascades of water tumbled from scaffolding-supported troughs into a pool at the centre of the catwalk for British outerwear brand Hunter's London Fashion Week show (+ slideshow). (more…)

Dezeen Mail #242

(3 years ago)
BIG's collaboration with Heatherwick Studio on Google's new headquarters, 74 designs for another new bridge across London's River Thames and an installation that mimics the northern lights feature in Dezeen Mail issue 242. Click through for all the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 242 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Design competition announced for new Bauhaus Museum

(3 years ago)
News: a competition will be launched next week to design a new Bauhaus Museum in Dessau, where the famous German art and design school was based between 1925 and 1932. (more…)

This week on Dezeen

(3 years ago)
This week we reported on the design of Google's new headquarters by BIG and Heatherwick Studio (pictured), the finalists of this year's Mies van der Rohe Award and designs for another bridge across London's River Thames. Read on to catch up with the latest architecture, interiors and design news, plus our track of the week. (more…)

Vulcan carbon-fibre racing car signals "next generation" for Aston Martin

(3 years ago)
British manufacturer Aston Martin has released images of a new carbon-fibre racing car that the brand says offers hints of the design it will roll out for future road vehicles (+ slideshow). (more…)

BIG and Heatherwick unveil "vibrant new neighbourhood" for Google's California HQ

(3 years ago)
News: Google has released a movie detailing its plans for a new California headquarters designed by the studios of Bjarke Ingels and Thomas Heatherwick. (more…)

Competition launched to create youth centre inside Preston's Brutalist bus station

(3 years ago)
News: an international design competition has been launched to create a "state-of-the-art facility for young people" inside Preston Bus Station, an iconic Brutalist building in Lancashire, England. (more…)

John Pawson designs interior for Christopher Kane's first store

(3 years ago)
John Pawson has applied his signature Minimalist style to the interior of British fashion designer Christopher Kane's first physical retail space (+ slideshow). (more…)

Job of the week: gallery and events organiser at Habitat

(3 years ago)
Our job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for a gallery and events organiser at furniture retailer Habitat, whose first Mini Habitat store-in-store inside a branch of Homebase is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

London council cans controversial Crystal Palace project

(3 years ago)
News: plans to recreate the Crystal Palace exhibition hall in south London have been shelved, despite attracting a shortlist of architects including Zaha Hadid, Richard Rogers and David Chipperfield. (more…)

Student project creates template for turning old tyres into footwear

(3 years ago)
Disused materials including tyres, burlap sacks and rope are recycled into footwear for the developing world in this project by Ravensbourne university students (+ slideshow). (more…)

New Talent at Ambiente Frankfurt

(3 years ago)
Commercial trade fair Ambiente is surprisingly buzzing with emerging designers in the Ambiente Talent section.

An Installation of Modern Falcon Perches

(3 years ago)
Massimo Faion partnered with the Carway Gallery for an installation of falcon stands, which includes a live falcon performance.

The Teapot Gets a New, Updated Look

(3 years ago)
A handle-less teapot made of double-wall glass that keeps the tea hot and the outside cool to the touch.

Friday Five with Asifa Tirmizi

(3 years ago)
This week, we check in with NYC-based architect and designer Asifa Tirmizi, of Tirmizi Campbell. See what inspires her.


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