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

Microsoft Showcases Holographic Future with HoloLens

Category: Technology Published on 22 Jan, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Vans 2015 Spring/Summer Classic Slip-On Collection

Category: Style Published on 20 Jan, 2015

For Spring 2015, Vans introduces a Classic Slip-On collection in updated materials and colors for the new season.

A Closer look at the Infiniti Q60 Coupe Concept

Category: Technology Published on 20 Jan, 2015

Infiniti has set out to captivate the imagination and exhilaration of sports coupe fans with the stunning Q60 Coupe Concept. Premiered at the 2015 North American International Auto Show, the two-door concept hints at Infiniti’s next sports coupe.

A look inside the 25th ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi

Category: Hotel Published on 20 Jan, 2015

The ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi has celebrated its silver anniversary opening its reindeer clad doors for the twenty-fifth time on December 12.

Aesop Emporium Melbourne

Category: Architecture Published on 09 Jan, 2015

Melbourne-based studio KTA collaborated with .PSLAB and Aesop on the design of the newly opened Aesop store in the Melbourne Emporium, a precinct featuring a mix of local and international fashion, culture, food and art.