Typography: 36 days of type by Alper Dostal

Typography: 36 days of type by Alper Dostal Typography: 36 days of type by Alper Dostal

May 10, 2018

There are many design challenges out there but my favorite has to be the 36 days of type. The idea behind this typography project is simple, designers, illustrators and graphic artists have the opportunity to express their particular view on letters and numbers of our alphabet. It started when Nina Sans and Rafa Goicoechea, two graphic designers based in Barcelona, first decided to challenge themselves to design something new every day. The main goal was to experiment with new things while facing their routines by setting daily design challenges.  Continue reading

Google fixes burger emoji

Google CEO Sundar Pichai began the company’s annual developer conference, I/O, by correcting its burger and beer emojis.

Pichai began his key note speech at the annual conference by telling the crowd: “Towards the end of last year it came to my attention that we had a major bug in one of our core products. It turns out, we got the cheese wrong in our burger emoji.”

Google’s original cheese burger emoji placed the cheese under the burger rather than on top – an error that was originally highlighted on Twitter in October 2017 by writer and author Thomas Baekdal. Continue reading

Black concrete boxes form Casa Bruma in rural Mexico

Nine dark-coloured blocks circle a forest clearing that acts as a courtyard for this home by Mexican architects Fernanda Canales and Claudia Rodríguez.

Casa Bruma by Fernanda Canales and Claudia Rodríguez

Canales and Rodríguez collaborated on the 6,500-square-foot (604-square-metre) Casa Bruma project, which serves a holiday home for a young family.

Casa Bruma by Fernanda Canales and Claudia Rodríguez

The house comprises cuboid units of varying heights, each accommodating a different function. These are strategically located for the best views and relationships to one another, and so all of the existing trees were left standing. Continue reading

Competition: win a lounge chair from Deadgood by David Irwin

To coincide with Clerkenwell Design Week, Dezeen has teamed up with British furniture company Deadgood to give readers the chance to win a lounge chair designed by David Irwin.

For our latest competition, one reader will win the lounge chair from Deadgood in an orange colour called Tequila Sunrise. Designed by Irwin as part of the Working Girl collection, the chair combines a robust material choice, subtle detailing, and a simple utilitarian style.

The lounge chair is upholstered in a fabric called Alchemy supplied by BUTE Fabrics

The lounge chair has a soft seat with back pads, supported by exposed webbing over a durable steel frame. Continue reading