Monthly archives: February 2012
Stockholm 2012: Swedish designers Form Us With Love presented vases comprising slabs of quartz compound slotted onto a metal frame in Stockholm last week.
A single-storey studio at the bottom of the garden of a semi-detached house in London creates a separation between work and domestic life for its residents. More »
Dezeen Platform: in this movie Royal College of Art graduate Sarah Colson presents her Portrait Machine, an interactive tool which allows her to create layered portraits using a sheet of glass, acetate and a distortion lens, which we filmed during our micro-exhibition Dezeen Platform at Dezeen Space. Read the full story here. More »
Dezeen Wire: American musician Moby has started a personal blog documenting architecture in Los Angeles. The artist says it's "a daily (or weekly) collection of some of the random and strange and banal and beautiful architecture I see" - see it for yourself here.
Other musicians interested in architecture and design include Ice Cube, who was filmed explaining how architects Charles and Ray Eames inspire him, and Kanye West, who announced plans to launch a design collaborative earlier this year.
Dezeen Wire: British architecture critic Jonathan Glancey has announced his departure from newspaper the Guardian to pursue a freelance career. In a departing article published on Sunday the writer summarises his favourite buildings and stories from a fifteen-year stint with the publication - the Guardian.
You can see our pick of Glancey's most interesting articles here.
In the freezing winter months this wooden sauna on a Finnish island can be towed like a sledge over a frozen lake to find the right spot for a plunge pool. More »