Meet the PRESS Collection + Its Coils of Glass

Meet the PRESS Collection + Its Coils of Glass

Satisfyingly thick industrial glass objets make up this stunning new collection from Tom Dixon, called PRESS. Chunky coils of transparent glass create vases, bowls, and candleholders, bold statement makers ready for their moment in the light of your space. Each piece is made by dropping globs of 1,200-degree...

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Could this Swiss start-up shape a new approach to city travel?

Could this Swiss start-up shape a new approach to city travel?

Creating the ultimate city car is a tricky task. New Swiss start-up KOMMA is just about to test the waters with their Urban Mobility Vehicle proposal, an as-yet-unnamed machine they hope to have up and running by 2022. Co-founded by tech entrepreneur Petter Neby and the Flemish auto designer Lowie Vermeersch,...

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Rehome Your Plants with the Terra Collection

Rehome Your Plants with the Terra Collection

Georg Jensen has just released a new collaborative collection with Snøhetta, called Terra. Meaning “earth” in Latin and “Goddess of Earth” in Roman mythology, Terra is a series of indoor and outdoor pots and plant accessories constructed from steel and terracotta that at once...

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Website Inspiration: Feijoo-Montenegro

Website Inspiration: Feijoo-Montenegro

Minimal text-only One Pager for web dev studio Feijoo Montenegro featuring a fun replacement of symbols with words. Full Review

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2 hours ago, One Page Love, Inspiration

Grimshaw designs range of shipping-container coronavirus testing centres

Grimshaw designs range of shipping-container coronavirus testing centres

The New York office of architecture studio Grimshaw has drawn up plans for a range of prefabricated coronavirus testing centres within shipping containers, named D-Tec. Read more

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2 hours ago, Dezeen

SPACE by ecocapsule is an affordable micro-home designed for off-grid adventures

SPACE by ecocapsule is an affordable micro-home designed for off-grid adventures

SPACE is complete with solar panels for green energy gathering. The post SPACE by ecocapsule is an affordable micro-home designed for off-grid adventures appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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2 hours ago, Design Boom

Outdoor urinal designers offer solutions to pandemic public toilet problem

Outdoor urinal designers offer solutions to pandemic public toilet problem

Coronavirus lockdowns have caused a lack of public toilet facilities for people who are social distancing outside, but designers of outdoor urinals have the answer – and France is leading the way. Read more

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3 hours ago, Dezeen

This BMW Motorrad electric concept is bringing back retro with the WWII-era sidecar!

This BMW Motorrad electric concept is bringing back retro with the WWII-era sidecar!

We love seeing designers get creative with electric bikes! Each one is unique with its features and our current favorite is this conceptual electric BMW Motorrad blended with El Solitario MC elements that is nothing like we’ve seen before in the e-bike world. It is bringing retro sidecars back...

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3 hours ago, Yanko Design

bomma’s suspended crystal constellations of light as unique as stars

bomma’s suspended crystal constellations of light as unique as stars

with three handcrafted designs, project your unique vision into space and create your own bomma constellation. The post bomma’s suspended crystal constellations of light as unique as stars appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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3 hours ago, Design Boom

Hermès’ new watch calls on its equestrian roots

Hermès’ new watch calls on its equestrian roots

The intricate horse saddles Thierry Hermès hand-stitched in the 19th century, marking the beginning of French house Hermès, were also the start of a lasting equestrian love affair. The new Arceau Cheval Cosmique nods to both this history and the enduring links between style and function with a white...

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Live talk explores the past, present and future of German design brand Braun

Live talk explores the past, present and future of German design brand Braun

Today Virtual Design Festival teams up with Braun to present a series of talks and a competition to win a Braun speaker and watch. The collaboration kicks off at 12:00pm UK time with a live talk with designer Benjamin Wilson and curator Dr Peter Kapos about the influential brand's vision for design....

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3 hours ago, Dezeen

Hotel Escondido

Oaxaca has long been admired for its tranquil desert colours as for its incomparable architecture. Grupo Habita’s newly opened Escondido smartly capitalises on these assets by tapping architect Alberto Kalach to rehabilitate the adobe interiors and high ceilings of an early 19th-century family home into...

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washi is a friendly water saving device that helps you build better handwashing habits

washi is a friendly water saving device that helps you build better handwashing habits

designed by ana maria gonzalez londoño and farshad saffari ghandehari, washi works using proximity sensors and time tracking. The post washi is a friendly water saving device that helps you build better handwashing habits appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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3 hours ago, Design Boom

"I just knew what was going to happen" says Li Edelkoort, the forecaster whose coronavirus predictions went viral

"I just knew what was going to happen" says Li Edelkoort, the forecaster whose coronavirus predictions went viral

Trend forecaster Li Edelkoort studied fashion design but found she was better at predicting the future than drawing. She spoke to Dezeen about her career and why, at a time of crisis, she is hopeful for the future. Read more

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4 hours ago, Dezeen

house + dance studio by international royal architecture wraps around open garden in japan

house + dance studio by international royal architecture wraps around open garden in japan

the circular open garden visually separates the two functions. The post house + dance studio by international royal architecture wraps around open garden in japan appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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4 hours ago, Design Boom

This inclusive urinal design lets visually impaired people independently use public restrooms

This inclusive urinal design lets visually impaired people independently use public restrooms

If you tie a blindfold and walk around as an exercise, maybe some parts of your house are the only places you can confidently navigate. The exercise is just a small way to feel a fraction of what visually impaired people might be feeling. They are constantly reliant on those around them, even for small...

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4 hours ago, Yanko Design

Northeastern University showcases nine graduate designs that bring data to life

Northeastern University showcases nine graduate designs that bring data to life

Design graduates from Boston's Northeastern University present thesis projects including visualisations of traditional Indian dance moves and augmented-reality representations of taste in this Virtual Design Festival school show. Read more

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4 hours ago, Dezeen

jaime juárez builds residence in mexico with stacked volumes + white cladding

jaime juárez builds residence in mexico with stacked volumes + white cladding

the surrounding trees generate a variety of shadows and color reflections on the all-white façade, as if it were a blank canvas. The post jaime juárez builds residence in mexico with stacked volumes + white cladding appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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4 hours ago, Design Boom

Casa Mille in Turin is set within the former home of an Italian count

Casa Mille in Turin is set within the former home of an Italian count

Italian architect Fabio Fantolino has created his own apartment inside a palatial 19th-century building in Turin, using pops of green and petrol-blue throughout its interior. Read more

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5 hours ago, Dezeen

bernardo horta designs low-tech timber modules for a shared living community in brazil

bernardo horta designs low-tech timber modules for a shared living community in brazil

designed for the village of aracati, the project aims to help develop the local community while recovering their cultural traditions.  The post bernardo horta designs low-tech timber modules for a shared living community in brazil appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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