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

Nike Air Command Force

Category: Style Published on 10 Oct, 2014

This season, Nike Sportswear reintroduces an iconic moment in heightened innovation — the Nike Air Command Force. Originally released in 1991, this towering hoops design became a cult classic through its unique fit and shock-absorbing innovations — and a larger-than-life aesthetic that epitomizes an era.

Scape House by FORM /Kouichi Kimura Architects

Category: Houses Published on 10 Oct, 2014

FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects’ Scape House in Shiga, Japan, offers beautiful views of the surrounding neighborhood through a composition of windows which also determine the layout of the facade.

HTC introduces RE, a remarkable little camera

Category: Technology Published on 09 Oct, 2014

HTC RE Camera is a small handheld camera that allows you to capture and fully experience every moment, through video and photography, without the hassle and awkwardness of grabbing your phone or camera and missing the moment because you were too busy capturing it.

bi-color washi lamp by NENDO

Category: Design Published on 09 Oct, 2014

Japanese studio Nendo has teamed up with Taniguchi Aoya Washi, a traditional Japanese paper company which is famous for their 3-D paper molding technique, to create a lighting collection.

Theatre de Stoep in Spijkenisse by UNStudio

Category: Architecture Published on 09 Oct, 2014

Opening today, the 5,800-square-metre Theatre de Stoep was designed by UNStudio to provide the Dutch town of Spijkenisse of a new cultural venue.

Snøhetta Designs New Banknotes for Norway

Category: Design Published on 09 Oct, 2014

Norway’s central bank has selected the Snøhetta graphics to feature on the back of the country’s new banknotes.

2015 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS

Category: Technology Published on 09 Oct, 2014

Porsche has revealed the second generation of 911 Carrera GTS models. The GTS models are available as coupe and cabriolet versions, with rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.

Beige concept store in Tokyo by Nendo

Category: Architecture Published on 08 Oct, 2014

Nendo a recently completed a concept store for fashion brand BEIGE, newly opened in the Tamagawa Takashimaya shopping centre in suburban Tokyo.

Mondrian London Hotel by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio

Category: Hotel Published on 08 Oct, 2014

Design Research Studio – under the creative direction of Tom Dixon – created the interiors for the 359-room Mondrian London hotel, which occupies the south wing of Sea Containers House located between the OXO Tower and Blackfriars bridge on the south bank of the River Thames.

uiliuili bench by Piotr Żuraw

Category: Design Published on 08 Oct, 2014

uiliuili bench, designed by Piotr Żuraw, is a piece of city furniture of an intriguing aesthetic form. Its curious shape encourages unconventional behaviors – on the uiliuili bench users can sit, lie down, stretch, curl up, sit a bit higher, climb and jump.