Orior revives colourful retro furniture in New York showroom

Orior revives colourful retro furniture in New York showroom

The successor of furniture brand Orior, which was established in Northern Ireland in the 1970s, has opened a showroom in New York City to display furniture with "spunk and flavour". Read more

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44 minutes ago, Dezeen

Six projects by architect Jennifer Bonner hailing from America's "dirty south"

Six projects by architect Jennifer Bonner hailing from America's "dirty south"

Jennifer Bonner has ambitions to disrupt the American architecture scene by focusing on bizarre concepts and southern typologies. The architect talks Dezeen through six of her projects, including an Atlanta house with a jagged roofline and a property that resembles a sandwich. Read more

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1 hour ago, Dezeen

dua arquitectos tops sustainable laboratories with container-like volume in argentina

dua arquitectos tops sustainable laboratories with container-like volume in argentina

dua arquitectos' sustainable project uses renewable energy, rations the consumption of water, and reduces its solar incidence. The post dua arquitectos tops sustainable laboratories with container-like volume in argentina appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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3 hours ago, Design Boom

Vincent Van Duysen transforms 19th-century convent into Antwerp's August hotel

Vincent Van Duysen transforms 19th-century convent into Antwerp's August hotel

The ascetic living quarters of 19th-century nuns is now host to the August hotel, which features contemporary pared-back interiors developed by Vincent Van Duysen. Read more

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3 hours ago, Dezeen

By Humankind wants to banish single-use plastic from your bathroom

By Humankind wants to banish single-use plastic from your bathroom

New bathroom products brand By Humankind aims to eliminate plastic waste through more sustainable products such as refillable deodorants and dehydrated mouthwash. Read more

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4 hours ago, Dezeen

norman foster designs timber boathouse for new york non-profit

norman foster designs timber boathouse for new york non-profit

the scheme recalls the many timber structures that used to populate the banks of the hudson river at the beginning of the 20th century. The post norman foster designs timber boathouse for new york non-profit appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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5 hours ago, Design Boom

Mr. Barrett’s House Is an Old Garage Designed from the Inside Out

Mr. Barrett’s House Is an Old Garage Designed from the Inside Out

BUREAU reworked an old garage with an apartment over it and designed it from the inside out. Located in Geneva, Switzerland, the 70-square-meter structure was gutted and reimagined into Mr. Barrett’s House. To make that happen, the upper wooden floor was lifted off so the ground floor could be reinforced...

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Top 5 Mobile App Designs of June 2019

Top 5 Mobile App Designs of June 2019

With graduation season finally behind us and a summer full of sunshine up ahead, it’s time for the design community to take a quick breath. And a breath of fresh air is exactly how we’d describe the mobile app designs we chose for this month’s roundup. 1. Triller by Triller Triller is a social media...

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5 hours ago, Proto.io

Talk: Creating a brand in a million easy steps, Haraldur Thorleifsson founder of ueno at Awwwards Conference San Francisco

Haraldur Thorleifsson will try and make you fall in love with him in 23 minutes, the Founder/CEO of ueno also talks about how brands use storytelling,...

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5 hours ago, Awwwards, Web Design

alternative ocean cleanup successful in removing 40 tons of plastic in a month

alternative ocean cleanup successful in removing 40 tons of plastic in a month

the 25-day clean up mission has been described as the largest-ever pacific ocean cleanup. The post alternative ocean cleanup successful in removing 40 tons of plastic in a month appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Former Dyson experts collaborated to create the best cordless vacuum cleaner

Former Dyson experts collaborated to create the best cordless vacuum cleaner

With a background in vacuum technology from perhaps the leading innovator in the domain, the creators of Lupe have a reputation that speaks for itself. Having previously worked at Dyson, the designers behind the Lupe are no strangers to the woes of vacuuming… be it the wires, the weak suction,...

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6 hours ago, Yanko Design

"Seems like the emperor’s new clothes to me"

"Seems like the emperor’s new clothes to me"

In this week's comments update, readers are debating whether a fashion student who deliberately failed to present a collection at her graduate show deserves to pass. Read more

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6 hours ago, Dezeen

Listen to Clever Podcast Episode 90 with Artist Daniel Arsham

Listen to Clever Podcast Episode 90 with Artist Daniel Arsham

In this episode of Clever, Amy and Jaime talk to fine artist and designer, Daniel Arsham, who grew up in Miami in the mirror image of the house across the street. After graduating from the Cooper Union, back in Miami he co-founded the artist-run gallery space ‘The House’. An invitation to collaborate...

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6 hours ago, Design Milk

Six whimsical midcentury designs featured in Denver's Serious Play exhibition

Six whimsical midcentury designs featured in Denver's Serious Play exhibition

An exhibition at the Denver Art Museum showcases over 200 pieces with a playful spirit that were created by US-based industrial and graphic designers in the 1950s and '60s. Curator Darrin Alfred selects his highlights. Read more

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7 hours ago, Dezeen

lightyear one is the world’s first long-range solar electric car

lightyear one is the world’s first long-range solar electric car

solar panels line the lightyear one's aerodynamically shaped roof and hood to charge whilst driving. The post lightyear one is the world’s first long-range solar electric car appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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New Bold, Sculptural Pieces from Steven Bukowski

New Bold, Sculptural Pieces from Steven Bukowski

Steven Bukowski founded his design brand in Brooklyn back in 2016, and is known for creating functional, expressive furniture that’s perfect for lovers of bold style. At this year’s ICFF, he launched eight new works that we’re excited to share today. The Amphi Scone brightens any space...

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7 hours ago, Design Milk

This magnetic nasal band helps you breathe easier, exercise better, and live healthier

This magnetic nasal band helps you breathe easier, exercise better, and live healthier

While ‘mouth-breather’ has now found itself as a harmless, childish insult in cult-Netflix-series Stranger Things, breathing through one’s mouth is considered easier, but less healthy… especially during exercise. Breathing through one’s nose results in air making its way...

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8 hours ago, Yanko Design

Where I Work: Mark Rios

Where I Work: Mark Rios

Native Angeleno Mark Rios, FAIA, FASLA, is the co-founder and creative director of Los Angeles-based Rios Clementi Hale Studios, a multidisciplinary firm that came together in 2003. After earning his Master of Architecture and Master of Landscape Architecture degrees from Harvard’s Graduate School...

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8 hours ago, Design Milk

Firstborn

Firstborn

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LCA Architetti models "primitive" House of the Archeologist on fossils

LCA Architetti models "primitive" House of the Archeologist on fossils

Fluted concrete walls punctured by stone entrances and window frames characterise this minimal Italian house, which LCA Architetti has completed for an archaeologist in Varese, Italy. Read more

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10 hours ago, Dezeen

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