Design News (Archive)

Design: Godfather Mauritius C. Escher

(June 2008) Brazilian company introduces unusual geometric creation

Design: glowing stone

(June 2008) German company develops outdoor-lighting made of alternating plates of mineral-glass and granite

Design: Scotch-hopping to your heart’s content

(May 2008) A group of city-planners are designing streets with integrated hopscotch-patterns for children to play

Design: Stone table-top with extension mechanism

(May 2008) Swivel-mechnism, by which the table’s extention-element can be lifted and swung into place

Design: Yo-Yo-shaped sink

(May 2008) Luca Scacchetti’s unusual bathroom-fixture is a sink designed for Rapsel and made of portuguese limestone

Design: Stone benches in shapes of waves

(March 2008) Science center in Norway wants to attract school-children for visits and to stay

Markets: stable demand for countertops in USA

(March 2008) Business researcher forecast 1.3 percent annual growth until 2011

Design: Cobblestones in Slices

(March 2008) Floor coverings for in- and outside use produced out of thin cuts of paving stones

Design: Marble blocks for office-use

(February 2008) Spanish company develops unusual office table

Design: Planter made of wired bowls

(February 2008) Dutch company employs gabion as plant bowls

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