urdesign magazine | design, architecture, technology and lifestyle - Part 2

Jean Louis Iratzoki designs the first Bioplastic Chair

Category: Design Published on 23 Jan, 2015

Basque designer Jean Louis Iratzoki has developed the first chair made out of bioplastic, called ‘Kuskoa Bi’, for French furniture company Alki.

The Future of DIY – Laser Cut Rings by TourDeFork

Category: Style Published on 23 Jan, 2015

Culinary creative consultancy TourDeFork has created five laser cut acrylic rings for their ‘future of DIY’ series. The object has been designed for a monthly Italian magazine CASAfacile.

Apos² office in Bangkok by Apostrophy’s

Category: Architecture Published on 22 Jan, 2015

In order to fulfill the need for additional work space for their increasing number of office members, Bangkok-based design firm Apostrophy’s has recently extended and refurbished their Thailand office.

Lapka x Google Project Ara

Category: Technology Published on 22 Jan, 2015

San Francisco studio Lapka has imagined a range of healthcare accessories that would fit onto the Google Project Ara modular smartphone.

Microsoft Showcases Holographic Future with HoloLens

Category: Technology Published on 22 Jan, 2015

After presenting its new Windows 10, Microsoft showed the near holographic future with Microsoft HoloLens, a device that brings high-definition holograms in the real world.

RedDot Hotel in Taichung City, Taiwan

Category: Hotel Published on 21 Jan, 2015

Creating an interesting, playful and comfortable ambiance, Steven Wu and Wang Pe-Jen have recently transformed a thirty-five year old hotel in Taichung City, Taiwan, into the new RedDot Hotel.

Museum of Supernatural History installation by Zim & Zou for Hermès Maison Shanghai

Category: Design Published on 21 Jan, 2015

France-based artist duo Zim & Zou were inspired by a Museum of Natural History, melted with a Cabinet of Curiosities, for their storefront installation for Hermès Maison Shanghai.

Dolfi Ultrasonic Portable Washing Machine

Category: Technology Published on 21 Jan, 2015

Product designer Andre Fangueiro of Studio Lata has developed a compact hi-tech device that cleans clothing with the power of ultrasonic technology.

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider

Category: Technology Published on 21 Jan, 2015

Italian luxury car manufacturer Alfa Romeo has unveiled its 2015 4C Spider, adding to the Alfa Romeo brand’s legendary racing history the exciting experience of open-air motoring, with panoramic views complemented with a signature Alfa exhaust note, plus the essential sportiness of the award-winning 4C Coupe.

Gumno House by Turato Architects, Croatia

Category: Houses Published on 21 Jan, 2015

On the Croatian island of Krk, local firm Turato Architecture has designed the Gumno House, a summer house that presents stunning views of the surrounding rural landscape.