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

Jean Louis Iratzoki designs the first Bioplastic Chair

Category: Design Published on 23 Jan, 2015
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.