Nendo have designed a men’s shoe, for iconic Italian footwear and bag brand Tod’s. Nendo chose to combine two materials for the shoe’s upper – a soft leather for the vamp, and suede for the quarter and backstay – and visually connected the two materials with side detail like an envelope’s string tie.
Throughout his life Gaetano Pesce, architect, designer and artist of international repute, has engaged in theoretical debate regarding diversity, casuality, the breaking down of barriers between disciplines and freedom from conformism and predictability and has designed objects inspired by people that reflect the unpredictability of life, applauding defects and errors.
Inspired by the everchanging beauty of the psyche of the female gender, Simplexio has created a design that celebrates this confusing yet spectacular phenomenon. Women can reach such a level of muldifimensionality that even themselves can’t comprehend. They’re crazy now and angels later.
Satsuki Ohata has designed the Fondue Slippers to give a user the feeling of walking around barefoot. These PVC could mould to feet like a second skin, using a process similar to dipping food in melted cheese.
Based on a collection of found articles, letters, photos, and other ephemera left behind by the late philosopher Jackson Sonnanfeld-Arden – the original Obverse Box was discovered in 2003 by Deru at a flea market in Los Angeles
I don’t like the word ‘design’. It’s too imposing and doesn’t reflect the timelessness of my creations. The creative process is a big part of my life.
askarchitects was founded in 2006 by Aexandra Stratou and Stella konstantinidis. The two had worked together as foundining members of D.A.ST. arteam to create Desert Breath, a land art work in the desert of Egypt. They both studied architecture in different time periods at the Architectural Association in London.
Here on Delood we're delving into the imagination of Italian graphic designer and architect Federico Babina, who has created a number of series depicting elements of popular culture as architecture. His Archist series, where he has created buildings in the manner of various iconic artists, is particularly brilliant.
Photographed by Rokas Rach and styled Christopher Preston is Kris Van Asche’s SS/14 collection he called ‘Cognac Sport’. ‘Cognac’, because of the ‘elegant males’ it brings to mind. ‘Sport’ because of the colour green that brings to mind certain ‘all-time sneaker-classics’
By taking simple everyday objects such as bowls and serving trays the design reinterprets them in a more contemporary form by morphing them together to create a sculptural piece. The shape was inspired by organic, free flowing forms such as sand dunes. The two concave sections are in different sizes to hold aperitif snacks, hors d’oesurves or fresh fruit.