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1985 Lancia Delta S4 Stradale Coupe

The Lancia Delta S4 Stradale was made with one purpose — winning the Group B World Rally Championship. In order to homologate the car for …

FCA Italy

The Building Blocks for a Great Stereo!

The sheer variety of stereo designs is truly amazing, just when you think you’ve seen it all another unique design pops up, and this design did just …

AI-Powered Logo Creator Churns Out Numerous Designs In Less Than Five Minutes

Artificial intelligence has been a hot topic across the tech industry for quite a while now. The burgeoning technology has its banes and boons, with …

Kitchens

Projects to Try

Werkplek

Een bestaande halfopen bebouwing dichtbij het centrum van Kessel-Lo werd op vraag van de klant, een jong koppel, uitgebreid tot een lichte, zonnige …

FIFA World Cup 2018 National Posters

In honor of the FIFA World Cup 2018, UK creative agency Lovegunn designed a series of typographic posters featuring the 32 participating teams …

When offices die, how do you design an office chair?

Office chairs have gone from corporate status symbols to afterthoughts. Here’s how one furniture manufacturer is adapting.<p>When you look around at your office, what do you see? Maybe it seems like just a bunch of chairs and tables, a few conference rooms. But that entire set up is built on an …

Ergonomics

How punk rock changed the course of design history

Punk, and its associated subcultures, revolutionized design practice. A slew of new shows and books reckons with its impact.<p>Do you remember the first zine someone put in your hands?<p>If you lived through punk’s heydey, or any of the subcultures that reverberated down from its birth to echo into the …

Brutalist Preston Bus Station refurbished by John Puttick Associates

John Puttick Associates has completed the renovation of the Grade II-listed Brutalist bus station in Preston, in the north of England.<p>The architects …

Hilltop House

As the name suggests, the Hilltop House sits at the crest of a rolling hill overlooking Georgian Bay. It takes advantage of the spot by burying its …

Architects’ Directory 2018 | Architects’ Directory 2018 | Wallpaper*

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archive: vignelli

Found in the archives!<p>Unrealized DC Metro map designs. Although Massimo Vignelli, while at Unimark International, designed the signage for the …

A 1920 Swiss barn is reborn as a modern home for a family of five

Swiss design studio Ralph Germann architectes has overhauled an old drafty barn into a beautiful contemporary home with a new timber annex. Located …

is a letterpress workshop in Berlin.

Two weeks ago we edited and designed the latest issue of <i>Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung,</i> a supplement published in Berlin’s daily newspaper <i>Morgenpost</i>. …

Foster + Partners launches range of solid wood furniture

Foster + Partners has launched a collection of solid wood furniture that is designed to be passed down through generations.<p>The OVO range, which is …

Style Your Home With Custom Map Wallpaper of Any City in the World

If you’re interested in interior design, chances are you’re a fan of an eye-catching feature wall. And for those of you who love to travel, the latest collection of <b>map wallpaper</b> by Point Two Design allows you to pay homage to your favorite city in style.<p>Using “Data as decor,” each design is a …

Washington D.C.

Ayrton Senna's 1993 McLaren-Cosworth F1 Car

In 1993, Ayrton Senna was the best driver in the world. That season would be the three-time World Champion's last with McLaren before moving to …

One Man’s Lifelong Obsession With Braun

“I didn’t think Braun would be significant beyond my own compulsion.”<p>Tom Strong’s 50-year obsession with the German electronics brand Braun began innocently enough. Soon after he got married, his wife purchased a few household appliances designed by Dieter Rams for Braun. As the years went on, …

Sawmill House by Olson Kundig wins COTE award for "design and sustainability"

<b>I get the design part, but is it really sustainable?</b><p>We have always admired the tough, gutsy work of Olson Kundig; when we gave them our first Best of …

Dramatic swooping roofs top this new timber-clad building designed by Studio Weave for Belvue School, a secondary school for children aged between 11 …

Design

Using The Old Mac OS Is Pure Zen

The early Mac OS makes our current phones and laptops look like the slot machines they are.<p>At a time when apps have been likened to drugs, and fake news abounds, it’s easy to pine for a simpler time–like the early days of Apple, when a mouse and graphical user interface changed the world with the …

Wimbledon house was meant to solve the British housing problem but didn't, says Richard Rogers

In this exclusive video interview, British architect Richard Rogers reflects on the influence of the seminal house he designed for his parents at 22 …

TV presenter George Clarke and TDO unveil terrace of prefabricated Fab Houses

London studio TDO has teamed up with architect and television presenter George Clarke to build a terrace of prefabricated houses in North Shields, …

Mikkeli Wave House

Taking design cues from boats and airplanes, the Mikkeli Wave House completely reimagines the classic log home. A mixture of wood and steel form a …

Architecture

Light-filled family home embraces a British Islands’ native landscape

When DLM Architects was asked to create an energy-efficient and sustainable family home in St Peter Port of Guernsey, the site’s dense vegetation …

The Secret History Of Russia’s Most Recognizable Brand

“You can’t imagine the number of objects that were called Sputnik.”<p>Much of the design from the Soviet Union is lost to history, simply because no one was keeping tabs. There were many designers employed by manufacturers as “artistic engineers,” but the words “design” and “designer” were actually …

Linkoping House

Built as a home/studio for the architect's librarian mother, Linkoping House makes the most of its simple building materials. The exterior is clad in …

Architecture