Design archive for 2015-03-05

Cutting Corners with Moij Design

(3 years ago)
We spotted German design brand Moij Design‘s Origami collection at Ambiente Frankfurt. “Moij” is low German for pretty or beautiful and the design studio was founded in 2013 by Hamburg Academy of Fine Arts Stine Paeper and Angelina Erhorn. Their work is characterized by a playful approach to material experimentation. We tracked down Stine and... Read more »

Meet Our New Partner: SBID

(3 years ago)
Meet our new partner, SBID, Britain’s standard-bearing organization that supports local, national and international interior design.

Camper Store in Stockholm by Nendo

(3 years ago)
Nendo's partnership with Camper revolves around “shoes that walk freely through the air” as demonstrated in this store design.

Andrew Maynard's "anti-monolith" house is made up of seven small blocks

(3 years ago)
Australian architect Andrew Maynard has doubled the size of a house in Victoria by adding a row of skinny gabled blocks, intended to make the building look like a small village rather than a monolithic block (+ slideshow). (more…)

Drones can "collaborate to build architectural structures"

(3 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: architect and researcher Ammar Mirjan explains how drones could be programmed to construct buildings in the first of two movies about the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in architecture. (more…)

Jan Kaplický's futuristic drawings go on show at London's Architectural Association

(3 years ago)
Collages and sketches of designs by the late architect and Future Systems founder Jan Kaplický have been collected together for an exhibition at the Architectural Association in London (+ slideshow). (more…)

Heams & Michel Architectes creates an after-school club around a courtyard in Cannes

(3 years ago)
Small square openings are scattered across the facade of this after-school clubhouse in Cannes, France, offering glimpses of the activities taking place within its courtyard playground (+ slideshow). (more…)

Rolls-Royce uses bamboo and silk to create its "most opulent" car interior

(3 years ago)
Geneva Motor Show 2015: British car manufacturer Rolls-Royce worked with a pair of textiles graduates to design a bespoke interior for its Phantom model using silk, cherrywood and bamboo (+ slideshow). (more…)

"The places people are staking their lives on now aren't architectural icons"

(3 years ago)
Opinion: the fight for London's Aylesbury estate – a negative symbol of the Modernist-inspired drive to standardise housing design – is about saving the ideas not the architecture, explains Owen Hatherley. (more…)

"We understand how to bring design products to market" says PCH founder

(3 years ago)
Interview: PCH is the $1 billion manufacturing company you've never heard of. With its acquisition of Fab.com, that could be about to change. Dezeen spoke to founder and CEO Liam Casey about his plans to do for design what Zara did for fashion. (more…)

Jean Nouvel takes legal action to distance himself from "unfinished" Philharmonie de Paris

(3 years ago)
News: French architect Jean Nouvel has applied for a court order to disassociate himself from the Paris concert hall, which he says is "non-compliant" with his original design. (more…)

Drones can "weave structures in space in just a few minutes"

(3 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: in the second part of our video interview with Ammar Mirjan, the architect explains how he is using drones attached to cable dispensers to quickly build lightweight architectural structures. (more…)

House and art studio by Alphaville features a diamond-shaped plan and a pointed roof

(3 years ago)
A wooden spine extends beneath the diagonally pitched roof of this diamond-shaped house and artist's studio in Japan (+ slideshow). (more…)

OFIS Arhitekti creates grid of crosses on the facade of Villa Criss-Cross Envelope

(3 years ago)
Perforated metal panels create a grid of Xs on the outer walls of this family house in Ljubljana by Slovenian studio OFIS Arhitekti (+ slideshow). (more…)

Ryan Jongwoo Choi's Crumpled Chair is moulded over wrinkled metal

(3 years ago)
The shell of this chair by Royal College of Art student Ryan Jongwoo Choi is created by moulding resin over a crumpled aluminium sheet. (more…)


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