Bookcase - Earthquake 5.9 collection by Patricia Urquiola

Earthquake 5.9 collection by Patricia Urquiola

for Budri

The new Earthquake 5.9 collection recalls the Emilia earthquake of May 2012 that affected many businesses in the area. It’s a collection of furnishing items and coverings in marble and onyx, created using hundreds of fragments of ‘quake-struck’ slabs to create something beautiful, to inject life back into something that had been totally destroyed in the space of a few seconds.

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Oro Negro HQ by Abel Blancas

Oro Negro HQ by LEGORRETA SEPULVEDA arquitectos / BLANCASMORAN

Mexico City

Oro Negro (black oil) is the new HQ offices of an important oil company located in Mexico DF. After working for several years with Herzog & de Meuron Abel Blancas set up his own studio in Mexico City in 2011 and ON HQ is his first completed work.

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'Business playground' Mathieu Lehanneur for Pullman

'Business playground' Mathieu Lehanneur for Pullman

"Work Hard, Play Hard"

Mathieu Lehanneur and Pullman reinvents meetings with the “Business Playground” room as a perfect illustration of the “blurring” of private and professional life. This room reflects the brand’s “Work hard, Play hard” motto as well as its guests’ lifestyle.

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Paul Cocksedge’s Living Staircase

Paul Cocksedge’s Living Staircase

News from the Web

Paul Cocksedge is a designer’s designer, artfully reimagining the world for us to make it a more thought-provoking and pleasing place to be. Punters can get a Cocksedge fix through his eponymous shop, which sells such items as a loudspeaker for a smartphone configured from a vinyl LP, and a spherical Styrene lamp made of heated-shrunk coffee cups).

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A Japanese iPhone Gadget Teases The Tummy With Food Smells

A Japanese iPhone Gadget Teases The Tummy With Food Smells

New from the Web

Have you ever wished that your iPhone could bring you the smell of coffee, curry or steak?

No? Well, there's a gadget for that.

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Enlightened' by Joost and Kiki

'Enlightened' by Joost and Kiki

Dutch Design Week

During Dutch Design Week, October 19 - October 27 2013, Joost and Kiki opened their doors to the public with a very special and intimate installation aimed to surprise, enchant, and enlighten!

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Giant Mirrors Brings Norwegian Town Out of the Dark

Giant Mirrors Bring Norwegian Town Out of the Dark

In 1913 the founder of the town Norwegian town, Rjukan, introduced the idea of a “Solspeil”, or sun mirror, above the town to bring it out of the shade from the nearby mountain. The founder, Sam Eyde, never completed the project; instead, his successors built a gondola in 1928 to transport Rjukan´s inhabitants to the winter sunshine.

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Solo Houses unveils the Round House by Johnston Marklee

Solo Houses unveils the Round House by Johnston Marklee

Christian Bourdais, the instigator of the Solo Houses project (a collection of villas in spain by the new generation of international architects), unveils the house designed by the U.S. Agency Johnston Marklee soon to be build.

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PAD London

PAD London

16 - 20 October '13

London

The 7th edition of PAD London will run from 16-20 October on Berkeley Square and will include 21 new participants across all disciplines, making a total of 60 exhibitors from 12 countries.

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Serpentine Gallery’s 'sinuous and sensual' £14.5m expansion opens

Serpentine Gallery’s 'sinuous and sensual' £14.5m expansion opens

News from the Web

Zaha Hadid’s highly anticipated £14.5m extension of the Serpentine Gallery opens to the public on Saturday. Housed in a former gunpowder depot, the new Serpentine Sackler Gallery is a seven-minute walk from the main gallery.

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Flat-pack alternative to tents for refugees

Flat-pack alternative to tents for refugees

News from the Web

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) is partnering with the IKEA Foundation on a new temporary shelter for refugees. Twenty-five of the flat-pack shelters are currently being tested in the Dollo Ado refugee camp in Ethiopia, home to over 190,000 refugees. A further twelve shelters will also be deployed to Lebanon, which hosts 500,000 Syrian refugees.

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'Plur Piece' by Alexandra Gorczynski [Courtesy of Alexandra Gorczynski and Transfer Gallery]

Phillips's First Digital-Art Auction Will Include a YouTube Video, Digital Files

News from the Web

The brick-and-mortar auction house Phillips is going down the rabbit hole of digital art.

At its first-ever digital-art auction on Oct. 10, Phillips will offer up, among other things, a website, a YouTube video and digital files that could be displayed on a range of devices at the discretion of the buyer, from smartphones to wall-mounted screens.

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The world's first 3D-printed gun now owned by the world's largest design museum

The world's first 3D-printed gun now owned by the world's largest design museum

News from the Web

"The first-ever 3D-printed gun is now on show at London's Victoria and Albert (V&A) museum. Dubbed "The Liberator" by its creator Cody Wilson, several examples of the gun were purchased by the art and design museum recently, and went on show September 14th, the first day of the London Design Festival.

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Mayfair House by Squire and Partners [photo: Gareth Gardner]

Mayfair House by Squire and Partners

London

Squire and Partners have completed a private house in Mayfair, London, featuring a striking bespoke leaf facade which mirrors an established Virginia Creeper on a facing building on Curzon Street.

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The Design Book

The Design Book

DeTnk Books

The Design Book is an extraordinary journey through the objects that have shaped our society and improved the function of homes, offices and public buildings all over the world.

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