Melbourne Design Week has put the focus on Australia’s legal replica furniture market with an exhibition of fake Jasper Morrison chairs that have been burned, cut, glitter-bombed and otherwise altered. The 26 Original Fakes exhibition opened last week as part of Melbourne’s first annual design week. It sees 26 Australian designers given a replica of

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Job of the day: architect at Herzog & de Meuron

Par dans Design le 23 March 2017 à 6 h 50 min

Our job of the day from Dezeen Jobs is for an architect at Herzog & de Meuron, to work on the firm’s National Library of Israel project in Jerusalem. More › Full Text RSS extracting error

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The stacked volumes that make up this multipurpose building in Seoul‘s Gangnam district are clad in various materials and diminish in size like the components of a nested Russian doll. The Nonhyun Matryoshka complex was designed by local firm L’eau Design for a site in a residential area of Gangnam, where it is surrounded mostly by buildings of

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Kingston Brio

Par dans Design le 23 March 2017 à 0 h 39 min

The Kingston House is deceptive. From the street only the property’s raised garage can be seen, tucked away amid neighboring Truman Show lawns—force fields surrounding identikit brick-veneer suburbia. The house itself is over the rise, on a hilly incline. Visible from the house’s sundeck is Kingston Beach to the east, and expanding northwards from there

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Cherry Creek

Par dans Design le 23 March 2017 à 0 h 17 min

Located in the heart of Denver’s Cherry Creek neighborhood and situated among a pedestrian-based urban environment, the project required a unique siting and massing approach to create a private courtyard retreat. The open floor plan is ideal for entertaining and family events as the interior gathering spaces, courtyard and pool are united through four glass

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House In Villard-de-Lans

Par dans Design le 23 March 2017 à 0 h 14 min

Located in a pastoral area in southeastern France, House in Villard-de-Lans looks both like an ancient dwelling and a refined contemporary living space. It blends into the picturesque landscape while making its presence known with a strong personality. The stunning house was designed by the Garcés – De Seta – Bonet Architects studio. It takes

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Spotted: 10 Modern Homes in the Hamptons

Par dans Design le 23 March 2017 à 0 h 08 min

However, some incredible modern homes can also be spotted. Here we’ve gathered 10 examples that will have you dreaming of sand dunes and seafood shacks as you get ready to pack your swimsuit for the warmer days ahead.  Sagaponac House 43 Heide Banks and Howard Lazar’s Sagaponack residence, also known as “Sagaponac House 43,” was

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Lake House

Par dans Design le 23 March 2017 à 0 h 04 min

Lake Home on Lake Lanier : The clients desired a home that could celebrate the lakeside site, for its views and trees. A home that could provide private spaces for owners and their guests, yet provide places for everyone to gather. Connection to the outside was of most importance, both visually thru the large windows

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Le Corbusier: The Most Stylish Architect in History

Par dans Design le 22 March 2017 à 23 h 38 min

His eyewear has pretty much defined the profession of architecture, and if you’ve walked the streets of any style capital lately you’ve probably also seen your fair share of peaked-lapel jackets, bow ties, and high fade haircuts. Here’s the visual argument for calling Corbu the steeziest gent to ever lift a T-square.

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Cyclopean House

Par dans Design le 22 March 2017 à 23 h 27 min

With a novel use for an ultra-lightweight material, two academics build their ideal home—then ship it overseas for assembly. On a quiet, tree-lined street in Brookline, Massachusetts, a rectangular pale gray structure sits amid a row of wood-frame houses, many of them dating to the late 19th century. The boxy two-story dwelling is set back

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Amazing Modern Backyard Office

Par dans Design le 22 March 2017 à 23 h 22 min

When it comes to DIY ingenuity, we applaud Scott Dorman of Marietta, Georgia, for designing, overseeing, and erecting a modern office/shed that makes a striking addition to his backyard. Click through the slideshow to see the shed in action and to hear Dorman candidly discuss the challenges and success of his project.

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The Pace of Portland

Par dans Design le 22 March 2017 à 23 h 12 min

When creative director Ben Watson and his partner, painter Claudio Tschopp, relocated from Basel, Switzerland, to Portland, Oregon, three years ago, they had been told about Portland’s Pearl District, a popular former industrial enclave now brimming with galleries, restaurants, and residential lofts. But the outskirts beckoned: “I decided that if I’m in Portland,” Watson recalls,

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Tiny House Fits a Family in 196 Square Feet

Par dans Design le 22 March 2017 à 23 h 07 min

Six years ago, designer Macy Miller was in the middle of a divorce and facing foreclosure on her 2,500-square-foot home—an experience that was emblematic of the economic downturn. Since then, however, she has become a poster child for a different cultural phenomenon, one that has gained momentum with the belt-tightening ushered in by the recession:

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Since the opening of the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany, in 1989, the campus has been a pilgrimage site for design devotees. But with a collection numbering 7,000 objects it’s been nearly impossible for the museum to show (all) its stuff. The Vitra Schaudepot, which opened in June 2016, is a showcase

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Texas studio Tim Cuppett Architects has created a family dwelling with a “camp-like aesthetic”, which features a pool terrace, a large screened porch and a material palette influenced by the natural landscape. Called 1 Hillside, the home is located in Austin‘s Travis Heights neighbourhood, on a narrow hillside lot totalling one acre (0.4 hectares). The home

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At first appearance, with its modest windows and great expanse of brick, a renovated four-story home dating to the 1920s in the Rock Creek neighborhood of Washington, D.C., looks conservative and polite, like the houses nearby. It does not scream. But in the rear, the house opens up. The southern facade is lined with windows,

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This week the equinox occurred, meaning—for the Northern Hemisphere—spring ski touring is right around the corner. Having comfortable no-fuss gear is key for an enjoyable trip during the warmer months. Like with all outdoor sports, it’s best to be prepared rather than miss out—or worse, end up in a dire situation. With that in mind,

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Shelter From the Storm

Par dans Design le 22 March 2017 à 21 h 39 min

Building a house often leads down unexpected roads, but the challenges architect Louis Cherry and Marsha Gordon faced were more unpredictable than most. Both say the design and construction phases paled in comparison to a different challenge: the legal battle to prevent the teardown of their new home.  In a historic section of Raleigh, North

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Across the Ocean

Par dans Design le 22 March 2017 à 21 h 37 min

On a quiet, tree-lined street in Brookline, Massachusetts, a rectangular pale gray structure sits amid a row of wood-frame houses, many of them dating to the late 19th century. The boxy two-story dwelling is set back from the suburban block, its facade almost entirely opaque, save for a 40-foot-long expanse of glass that faces the

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Midcentury Makeover

Par dans Design le 22 March 2017 à 21 h 32 min

The renovation of this this mid-century home, overlooking the Portland Yacht Club, incorporates a modern aesthetic while preserving its mid-century character, as well as improvements to the energy efficiency of the home. The new entry addition, introduces a light-filled, welcoming transition into the home. White painted v-match ceilings replace the dated, swirled plaster throughout the

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