"The most destructive thing is to demolish a building" says Nicholas Grimshaw

"The most destructive thing is to demolish a building" says Nicholas Grimshaw

We should be wary of "handbag architecture", design buildings that are reusable, and embrace micro homes says RIBA Royal Gold Medal 2019 winner Nicholas Grimshaw. Read more

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11 hours ago, Dezeen

ford’s smart bed rolls selfish sleepers back to their own side

ford’s smart bed rolls selfish sleepers back to their own side

pressure sensors detect when a person moves from one side of the bed to the other, and gently rolls them back to their side with the help of an integrated conveyor belt. The post ford’s smart bed rolls selfish sleepers back to their own side appeared first on designboom | architecture & design...

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11 hours ago, Design Boom

MVRDV designs Albania's tallest building with pixellated facade

MVRDV designs Albania's tallest building with pixellated facade

Construction has started on a skyscraper in Tirana designed by Dutch firm MVRDV, set to feature a facade with a pixellated map of Albania at its centre. Read more

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11 hours ago, Dezeen

arcimoto unveils their three-wheeled, electric, fun-utility-vehicle

arcimoto unveils their three-wheeled, electric, fun-utility-vehicle

with a stripped back design, arcimoto's flagship FUV truly focuses on offering fun electric mobility. The post arcimoto unveils their three-wheeled, electric, fun-utility-vehicle appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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11 hours ago, Design Boom

10 houses with weird and wonderful floor plans

10 houses with weird and wonderful floor plans

Most houses are designed with regular, rectangular-shaped floor plans. Here are 10 designs that ignore convention and are instead shaped like sausages, stars and even eyeballs. Read more

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11 hours ago, Dezeen

MVRDV breaks ground on albania’s tallest building ‘downtown one’ with pixelated façade

MVRDV breaks ground on albania’s tallest building ‘downtown one’ with pixelated façade

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12 hours ago, Design Boom

the 1995 microsoft smartphone that you wish you had

the 1995 microsoft smartphone that you wish you had

henrique perticarati imagines there was some sort of 'sliding doors' moment that altered the trajectory of future events, setting microsoft along the path apple would eventually take. The post the 1995 microsoft smartphone that you wish you had appeared first on designboom | architecture & design...

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12 hours ago, Design Boom

Part W invites architects to create alternative all-female Royal Gold Medal winners list

Part W invites architects to create alternative all-female Royal Gold Medal winners list

Women's action group Part W is crowdsourcing suggestions of worthy women to create an all-female alternative to the predominately male RIBA Royal Gold Medal winners list. Read more

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12 hours ago, Dezeen

the portable speaker made from 100% plastic waste by UK based studio gomi

the portable speaker made from 100% plastic waste by UK based studio gomi

their aim is to introduce consumer tech products made from waste materials that are otherwise destined for landfill or the ocean. The post the portable speaker made from 100% plastic waste by UK based studio gomi appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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13 hours ago, Design Boom

More or Less #2

More or Less #2

Now on its second issue, More or Less, founded by ex-Vogue Art director Jaime Perlman, holds up to its mission statement ‘to provoke thought about the decisions we make when we buy clothes – factoring in the realities of cost and consumption’. Originally, each outfit featured in the magazine had to be...

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13 hours ago, magCulture

2019 A’ design award and competition – last call for entries

2019 A’ design award and competition – last call for entries

international recognition and extensive winner packs await laureates of the A' design award and competition, with entries closing on february 28. The post 2019 A’ design award and competition – last call for entries appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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14 hours ago, Design Boom

"Instead of 15 Clerkenwell Close, let's knock down some old stuff"

"Instead of 15 Clerkenwell Close, let's knock down some old stuff"

It would be better to pull down some of London's Georgian terraces than demolish Amin Taha's stone-framed housing block, says Sean Griffiths. Read more

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14 hours ago, Dezeen

Boxx Creative looks to outdoors for design of Italy's Albergo Miramonti hotel

Boxx Creative looks to outdoors for design of Italy's Albergo Miramonti hotel

The scenic landscape of a small town in northern Italy informed the interiors of this hotel, which London-based studio Boxx Creative has given a contemporary overhaul. Read more

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14 hours ago, Dezeen

in catalonia, lópez rivera arquitectos presents two houses clad in cork

in catalonia, lópez rivera arquitectos presents two houses clad in cork

compact and vertical, the houses rise above the rugged terrain on which the architects intervene as little as possible, preserving the natural topography of the landscape. The post in catalonia, lópez rivera arquitectos presents two houses clad in cork appeared first on designboom | architecture &...

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14 hours ago, Design Boom

Ohm

Ohm

Words by Jorge San Luis Published on 15 February 2019 Category Industrial Design Photography by ...

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14 hours ago, Minimalissimo

john pawson transforms valextra’s milan store with monochromatic, gallery-like intervention

john pawson transforms valextra’s milan store with monochromatic, gallery-like intervention

pawson is the latest designer to transform the via manzoni space, following the likes of snarkitecture and kengo kuma. The post john pawson transforms valextra’s milan store with monochromatic, gallery-like intervention appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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16 hours ago, Design Boom

Gio Ponti exhibition at Musée des Arts Décoratifs examines the designer's six-decade career

Gio Ponti exhibition at Musée des Arts Décoratifs examines the designer's six-decade career

An exhibition celebrating the career of Gio Ponti is on show at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, featuring reconstructions of some the architect's best-known interiors. Read more

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16 hours ago, Dezeen

DeepCube Branding

DeepCube Branding

DeepCube is a deep learning company building technologies on the cutting edge of artificial intelligence that wanted an identity that spoke to their expertise without exposing the details of their approach. The system designed by Rainfall is built on the correlation between AI and human personality,...

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17 hours ago, Mindsparkle Mag, Branding

to:Resonate Branding

to:Resonate Branding

New branding by Monograph&Co to:Resonate is the world’s first non-invasive advanced therapeutic technology that harnesses the power of sound and music to reduce stress and anxiety effortlessly within 5 minutes. Creating a brand identity that reflected the immersive qualities of the technology coupled...

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17 hours ago, Mindsparkle Mag, Branding

Trace Architecture Office completes coffee processing facility and hotel in China

Trace Architecture Office completes coffee processing facility and hotel in China

Beijing-based architecture studio Trace Architecture Office has completed the Xinzhai Coffee Manor complex in the Yunnan Province, China, which processes coffee from the surrounding hills and is a hotel for visitors to the area. Read more

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18 hours ago, Dezeen

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