urdesign magazine | design, architecture, technology and lifestyle - Part 3

Dominique Coulon et Associés refurbishes Paris Swimming Pool

Category: Architecture Published on 09 Dec, 2014
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Strasbourg studio Dominique Coulon et Associés recently refurbished and extended a 1950s swimming pool in the Paris suburb of Bagneux.

Ferrari Unveils the 1035HP Ferrari FXX K

Category: Technology Published on 05 Dec, 2014
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The Ferrari FXX K will be unveiled next weekend at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, and improves upon the company’s first hybrid supercar ‘LaFerrari‘. The K in its moniker is a reference to the “KERS” kinetic energy recovery system it adopts in maximising its track performance.

Massimo Uberti Neon Tubes installation for Bentley at Design Miami/ 2014

Category: Design Published on 05 Dec, 2014
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Bentley introduces Bentley Elements, a new series of art and design commissions conceived by creative directors Campbell-Rey presented at Design Miami/ 2014. The first instalment in the series celebrates the element of Light, as interpreted by Italian artist Massimo Uberti.

Nemen L.E.D. Jacket

Category: Style Published on 04 Dec, 2014
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Italian technical outerwear brand Nemen has unveiled its latest experimental project in the form of a L.E.D. reflective jacket.

Close Up installation by Sébastien Breton at Dubuc Montréal boutique

Category: Design Published on 04 Dec, 2014
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As part of a creative partnership with the architectural firm B3, Canadian fashion brand Dubuc introduces Close Up, an installation by Sébastien Breton that integrates seamlessly into the Saint-Pierre Street boutique and beautifully complements the collections.

Silver Bay Villa by SAOTA + Antoni Associates, South Africa

Category: Houses Published on 04 Dec, 2014
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Located at Shellety Point on the western coastline of South Africa, the Silver Bay Villa by architecture office SAOTA and interiors practice Antoni Associates is a contemporary interpretation of vernacular architecture.

Paul Smith Flagship Store in Seoul by THE SYSTEM LAB

Category: Architecture Published on 04 Dec, 2014
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Britain`s famous fashion brand Paul Smith has unveiled its first Asian flagship store in Korea, designed by local design firm THE SYSTEM LAB in Seoul’s densely built Gangnam-gu district, a popular shopping destination filled with luxury brands.

Backstay Hostel Ghent

Category: Hotel Published on 04 Dec, 2014
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Belgian architecture firm A154 in collaboration with Nele Van Damme and Yannick Baeyens refurbished the former tabling office of ‘Dagblad Vooruit’ in Ghent trasforming it into the brand new Backstay Hostel.

Wanderers – Neri Oxman creates wearable 3D-printed that embeds living matter

Category: Style Published on 04 Dec, 2014
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Wanderers is a collaborative project between Neri Oxman and the team at the Mediated Matter Group at MIT Media Lab with Christoph Bader and Dominik Kolb to realize four digitally grown and 3D printed wearables.

Baidu DuBike Smart Bicycle

Category: Technology Published on 03 Dec, 2014
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Chinese internet technology company Baidu has unveiled its upcoming smart bicycle called Dubike that integrates a built-in navigation system, activity tracker and generates its own electricity.