New York based designer and artist Anna Karlin, has created a collection of modern plant stands named ‘Layered Planters’. The collection which includes a three different shapes, has an upper section that’s been made from cold rolled stainless steel with a rich satin black finish. The various shapes that have been made from […]
Sofia Lagerkvist and Charlotte von der Lancke of Swedish firm Front Design, have created ‘Hoop’, a new pendant light that has a slightly elliptical globe that rests within a system of rings. Designed for lighting manufacturer Zero, ‘Hoop’ is made from painted aluminum and metal with the electrical components hidden within its construction. Get the contemporist daily […]
An exhibition at London’s Design Museum will present the most poignant political graphic iconography from the past decade, created in the wakes of events such as the Charlie Hebdo attacks, Brexit, and Donald Trump’s presidency. Called Hope to Nope, the exhibition will feature traditional posters and banners that have widely circulated in popular culture in the past
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Pompejus Is An 85 Foot Tall Watchtower That Acts As An Open-Air Theatre And An Information Point For Tourists In The Netherlands
Photography by Katja Effting RO&AD Architecten have recently completed Pompejus, a watchtower, an open-air theatre, and an information point for tourists, that’s located on Fort de Roovere in Halsteren, The Netherlands. The tower overlooks the West Brabantse Water Defence Line that was originally built in 1627, and it’s directed at the enemy, with the enclosed […]
Australia-based designer Elliot Bastianon, has launched a new furniture collection named ‘Straight Lines’. The furniture collection, which includes a couch, a chair, a coffee table and a bench, have been designed to be highly rectilinear with a strong emphasis on the space created through simple, geometric forms. The upholstered pieces in the collection, like the […]
Photography by Hey!Cheese Photography Taiwan-based design studio A Cat Thing have created a new modular collection of cat furniture that’s made from cardboard. Photography by Hey!Cheese Photography The designs, which come in a variety of shapes like a room, hall and slope, can be linked together to create towers that allow cats to climb […]
Today is Chinese New Year, and to celebrate it being the year of the dog we’ve curated a selection of architecture and design projects created with man’s best friend in mind. House Renovation in Vietnam by 07Beach This house in Ho Chi Minh City was renovated to include a special staircase for the owners’ dogs, which
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Youth Art Exchange (YAX) youth architects from the YAX Architecture Firm, lead by faculty architect Kali Gordon and John O’Connell High School construction instructor Chris Wood, have designed and developed a modern parklet design in the Mission neighborhood of San Francisco. The students designed, fabricated, and installed the ‘Pipelet’ parklet outside John O’ […]
Photography by Chris Tonnesen Scottish designer Kyla McCallum has created ‘Fold’, a modern pendant light whose design has been inspired by the crisp folds of origami. Designed for Norwegian brand Northern and launched at the recent Stockholm Furniture Fair, the light has a shade made from wool fabric that’s been treated with a lamination process […]
KIMU Design have created The New Old Vase, a vase that allows you to change the way you display flowers and branches depending on your own needs. Recently launched at the Stockholm Furniture Fair, the vase has the ability to be transformed, creating two different looks from the one design. When the wooden […]
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Josh Neilsen Has Hand-Crafted The Honeycomb Coffee Table From 1056 Strips Of Reclaimed Red Gum Eucalyptus
Photography by Tom Judge – Judge Photography Los Angeles based furniture designer and maker Josh Neilsen, has shared his latest creation, the Honeycomb Table. It all started when Josh acquired a pallet of small oak strips that had been used at a winery during the fermentation process, and as a result, the strips were […]
Tom Dixon has designed PLANT, a double headed abstract vase that can also be used as a terrarium. Each vase (small or large) is made from mouth-blown glass, and is crafted into organic forms with two stem-like openings, that allow users to display cut flowers or leaves in a variety of ways. Due […]
Designer Jong-su Kim of Korean studio ilsangisang, has created a lamp that has a built-in shelf for displaying decorative items. When the light is on, it highlights the item on the shelf, however when the light is turned off, the items are still on display due to the design of the shelf replicating […]
Dezeen promotion: the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam has created a digital archive of student projects, in a bid to share its research with a wider audience than ever before. The archive platform showcases projects by the institute’s Master of Interior Architecture: Research + Design (MIARD) programme, a two-year course that encourages design-led research in the field of
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The fall of the Berlin Wall marked the start of a global rush to create physical barriers, according to a new book illustrating how tyrants use architecture and design to control populations. Theo Deutinger’s Handbook of Tyranny covers nationalism, terrorism, and the power of multinationals in a globalised economy in a compendium of technical drawings
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Dror Kaspi of ARDOMA Design has created three new lighting collections that make use materials like concrete and metal. The first lighting collection is named OVA, and it combines two industrial materials to create four differently shaped designs that are elegant and modern. HELIA is the second collection. It’s a concrete light that […]
Nanna Neergaard and Marie Hesseldahl from Manér Studio, have designed the ARC lighting collection for lighting manufacturer LE KLINT, who are celebrating their 75th anniversary this year. ARC is a modern collection that was inspired by the imposing architecture and the industrial beauty and ingenuity of the regal interior of The Grundtvig Church […]
Nautilus Houseboats have designed ‘Nautino Maxi’, a modern houseboat that’s large enough to sleep up to 6 people. Designed and made in Berlin, the houseboat has two outdoor spaces, one deck at the back of the boat and a roof top deck. Large sliding doors open to create an indoor/outdoor environment. Inside, there’s […]
Di Tao and Bob Dodd of Toronto design studio Objects & Ideas, have crafted a modern rocking chair named ‘Wye’. The designers were inspired by the gentle curves of the Wye Marsh in southern Ontario, and their desire to challenge the traditional stiff chair perched on a curved rocking base. The design of […]