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

Adidas Originals C-10

Category: Style Published on 18 Jul, 2014

This summer, Adidas Originals introduces the C-10. Inspired by innovative automobile design and cutting edge architecture, the C-10 draws from adidas running, basketball and adidas fashion archives.

HattrickWear Augmented Reality Hat

Category: Technology Published on 18 Jul, 2014

Omar Isaac has unveiled HattrickWear, an Augmented Reality hat that comes with an extension to plug-in a mobile device and allow users to interact with phone’s screen and camera via two reflecting prisms.

La Fromagerie du passage by Vincent Cost, Aix-en-Provence

Category: Restaurant Published on 17 Jul, 2014

In the historical district of Aix-en-Provence, in the center of an ancient Benedictine clositer, Saint Tropez-based architect Vincent Coste has designed “La Fromagerie du passage”.

Russet Residence by Splyce Design

Category: Houses Published on 17 Jul, 2014

Nestled in a small wooded area with a stunning ocean view, the Russet Residence by Splyce Design rises atop a steep incline in West Vancouver, Canada.

Bradfield College Greek Theatre by Studio Octopi

Category: Architecture Published on 17 Jul, 2014

London-based practice Studio Octopi has restored a 1,000-seat amphitheater at Bradfield College for its annual productions of ancient Greek theatre.

First World War Galleries by Foster + Partners at IWM London

Category: Architecture Published on 17 Jul, 2014

To commemorate the centenary of the First World War, Foster + Partners unveiled the First World War galleries at London’s Imperial War Museum.

The new Smart Fortwo and Forfour

Category: Technology Published on 17 Jul, 2014

As Europe’s youngest car brand, Smart has unveiled its redesigned Fortwo and Forfour.

Hôtel Vernet by François Champsaur, Paris

Category: Hotel Published on 16 Jul, 2014

Hôtel Vernet celebrates marks its 100-year anniversary with a completely refurbished interior by French interior designer François Champsaur that celebrates contemporary elegance and French craftsmanship.

Ren Ri creates stunning sculptures made by bees

Category: Art Published on 16 Jul, 2014

Beijing-based artist Ren Ri has realized a series of sculptures made by bees.

University of Stuttgart realized a carbon-fibre pavilion based on beetle shells

Category: Design Published on 16 Jul, 2014

The Institute for Computational Design (ICD) and the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE) of the University of Stuttgart have realzied a robotically woven carbon-fibre pavilion based on the Elytron, a protective shell encasing the beetles’ wings and abdomen.