Frank Gehry forays into yacht design to create his own boat

Frank Gehry has become the latest architect to design a boat – unveiling an entirely wooden yacht he created for himself. Los Angeles-based Gehry worked with naval architect Germán Frers to design the sailing yacht named Foggy – developed from the acronym of Frank Owen Gehry. He follows Norman Foster, Zaha Hadid and John Pawson into the field of boat design with his fully wooden two-sail […]

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Troy Nachtigall’s 3D-printed high heels are “more comfortable than normal shoes”

Designer Troy Nachtigall has used scans of feet to create a pair of 3D-printed shoes personalised for a Dutch politician, which he claims are more comfortable than typically manufactured footwear. Nachtigall, along with fashion designer Pauline van Dongen and industrial designer Leonie Tenthof van Noorden, were commissioned by Dutch minister of education, innovation and science, Jet Bussemaker, to create an outfit for […]

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Vera de Pont’s Pop Up clothing is assembled without stitches

Each garment in graduate fashion designer Vera de Pont’s Pop Up fashion collection can be cut out from a single piece of material by the wearer. Created while studying at Design Academy Eindhoven, De Pont’s range includes five silkscreen-printed or woven coats – four long and one short. Each is produced as cut-out patterns on large pieces of fabric, that can be […]

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The World of Charles and Ray Eames exhibition opens at the Barbican

From triple-screen films to plywood chairs, the multi-disciplinary careers of American Modernist design duo Charles and Ray Eames are the focus of an exhibition at London’s Barbican Centre. Opening to the public tomorrow, The World of Charles and Ray Eames brings together the pair’s work across architecture, furniture, film, communication and art direction. Curated by the Barbican’s Catherine Ince, the exhibition of […]

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