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

House in Byoubugaura, Japan by Takeshi Hosaka

Category: Houses Published on 29 Oct, 2014

With all floors drastically curved upwards, Japanese practice Takeshi Hosaka architects designed this 90 sqm house in Byoubugaura — a residential area in Yokohama, which is characterized by rolling hills — for a couple and their two children.

The Sketch lighting collection by Studio Beam

Category: Design Published on 29 Oct, 2014

Studio Beam’s Sketch lighting collection comprises the yearning for de-clutter from modern noise, pollution and attention deficit disorder into a divine purified experience of pure structural contour.

Borisov Football Stadium in Belarus by OFIS Architects

Category: Architecture Published on 29 Oct, 2014

Slovenian firm OFIS Arhitekti has completed the Borisov Football Stadium in Belarus, a new 13,000-seat arena created to become the new home for the local team FC BATE.

Vino Veritas Eco-Gastrobar Oslo by Masquespacio

Category: Architecture Published on 24 Oct, 2014

Spanish design studio Masquespacio have recently completed the branding and interior design for Vino Veritas, an ecologic restaurant specialized in organic wines and tapas of Spanish origin located in Oslo, Norway.

Le Mistral gift shop in Tokyo by JP architects

Category: Architecture Published on 24 Oct, 2014

Japanese practice JP architects recently designed this tokyo-based gift shop selling European sundries.

Casa no Príncipe Real in Lisbon by Camarim Arquitectos

Category: Houses Published on 24 Oct, 2014

Located a few metres from the ‘Garden of Príncipe Real’ in Lisbon, Portugal, this 41 m² plot has allowed local firm Camarim Arquitectos to construct a small five-storey urban house for a family.

FES Watch by Takt Project for Fashion Entertainments

Category: Design Published on 24 Oct, 2014

The FES Watch is a revolutionary new watch created using electronic paper for the faceplate and strap.

Nendo-curated exhibition in Singapore unveils Japanese Design

Category: Design Published on 24 Oct, 2014

Japanese design studio Nendo has curated ‘Hidden – Unveiling Japanese Design’ at the National Design Centre in Singapore. Developed around three keywords — “behind,” “inside,” and “before” — the exhibition feature more than 40 products – from glassware, tableware and furniture, to stationery, bags and even packing boxes.

KEECKER Introduces World’s First HomePod

Category: Technology Published on 24 Oct, 2014

Paris­-based technology company KEECKER has launched with a Kickstarter campaign the world’s first HomePod.

The Sa: The Umbrella Reimagined by Justin Nagelberg and Matthew Waldman

Category: Design Published on 24 Oct, 2014

Justin Nagelberg and Matthew Waldman of design brand Nooka, have conceived The Sa, an innovative geometric umbrella that reimagines structure, form, and aesthetics, with improved efficiency and recyclability.