Visitors to an Austrian museum transcend the exhibition space on a steep black staircase constructed from layers of net by design collective Numen/For Use (+ slideshow). (more...)
Interieur 2014: a troop of robotic vacuum cleaners "waltz" with each other around a school gymnasium in this installation for the Biennale Interieur event in Kortrijk, Belgium (+ movie). (more...)
The two main buildings of this Portuguese holiday complex by I-da Arquitectos are dug into a hillside, partly burying them in the sloping terrain (+ slideshow). (more...)
This week Frank Gehry responded to criticism of his architecture by wielding his middle finger to gathered journalists (pictured), and we reported on the Chinese president's call for an end to "weird architecture" in China. Read on for more architecture and design highlights, plus our track of the week. (more...)
Dressing tables that have geometric compositions made from the way the wooden shelf and mirror join together.
Interieur 2014: the winners of the spaces category at this year's Interieur Awards have built their concept bar proposals in the halls of Kortrijk Xpo for the biennial design event. (more...)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: advances in 3D-scanning technology could enable virtual tourism by providing a "life-like experience" of faraway places says architect Pernilla Ohrstedt (+ movie). (more...)
During London Design Festival 2014, Airbnb launched a Landmark Project asking designers what home means to them.
Barber and Osgerby's architecture firm Universal Design Studio has completed a gallery for London's Science Museum dedicated to communications technology (+ slideshow). (more...)
A collection of high-end leather bags featuring graphic, die-cut patterns on the exterior.
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for an eyewear designer at Ron Arad Associates, whose founder launched a range of 3D printed spectacles and sunglasses in Milan last year (pictured). Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.
Check out pics from the Design Milk-curated #superPACdesign exhibition at WestEdge!
News: Italian gun brand Beretta is set to launch a hunting shotgun by Apple designer Marc Newson next month. (more...)
An installation by Studio RAIN that explores scale, transformation, and utility.
Interieur 2014: Interieur president Lowie Vermeersch and curator Joseph Grima explain why they took a "research-driven" approach to Biennale Interieur 2014 in this movie produced by Dezeen for the fair. (more...)
Take a look at the five beautiful, and varied, selections chosen by DesignGood founder Kristin Moses.
This wooden platform that rises up from a barley field in Mallorca gives a young equestrian a space for contemplation and grooming before and after horse riding (+ slideshow). (more...)
News: American architect Frank Gehry has responded to criticism of his own architectural style by giving an audience of journalists the middle finger and saying that most architecture today has "no sense of design". (more...)
The vast open-plan interior of this São Paulo bookshop by Studio MK27 was designed to encourage shoppers to stay and read the books they've purchased or to simply hang out with friends (+ movie). (more...)
Fort Standard's aluminium Standing Bowls are raised on slim angular fins that reference the planar supports used to elevate buildings above the ground (+ slideshow). (more...)
The stepped rooftops and industrial details of these Parisian council blocks by Colboc Franzen & Associés are designed to integrate the scheme with the neighbouring buildings (+ slideshow). (more...)
An auction taking place during Parisian art fair FIAC next week will cement Ron Arad's reputation as one of the only collectible contemporary designers on the art market, according to French auction house Artcurial (+ slideshow). (more...)
A stool and a side table outfitted with a simple mounting system that makes moving a cinch.
Interieur 2014: British designer Ross Lovegrove has built a pavilion from Barrisol's eponymous stretch-foil material to exhibit his new lighting products for the brand at this year's Biennale Interieur 2014 (+ slideshow). (more...)
Cozy up with one of these modern duvet covers designed by a Society6 artist.
Interview: the UK is a difficult place to "do architecture" thanks to the dominance of the commercial sector and a lack of government investment says British architect David Chipperfield, whose firm is refurbishing Mies van der Rohe's Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin. (more...)
An apartment in Poland with fun details and a minimal, black and white color palette.
Brightly coloured stripes based on refracted light run across the walls, ceilings and floors of an art gallery in Nuremberg, Germany, in this immersive installation by Markus Linnenbrink (+ slideshow). (more...)
A collaborative art project spreads butterfly 'guerrilla sculpture' around the world.
China's "weird" architecture, Sou Fujimoto's latest installation and a "bamboo forest" feature in Dezeen Mail issue 225. Click through for all the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 225 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail
Silicone-covered magnets that let you mount your iPad most anywhere at anytime.
Opinion: the refurbishment of London's Imperial War Museum by Norman Foster is a "botched" job, but it's hardly surprising given the UK's strange attitude to its own history, says Owen Hatherley. (more...)
Mount Gay Rum is celebrating craftsmanship, history and tradition by telling the stories of four artists - read about maker Pete Raho.
Dezeen promotion: annual hotel design event Sleep is set to return to London's Business Design Centre next month. (more...)
Science Hills was designed and constructed as an homage to the inheritance and spirit of the industrial mecca of Ishikawa, Japan.
Powerhouse Company has remodelled the lower floors of a 1980s office block in Rotterdam to create a marble-lined foyer and dining space designed to emulate a hotel lobby (+ slideshow). (more...)
News: Herzog & de Meuron has revealed its plans to redevelop the Basel campus of Swiss pharmaceuticals company Roche, adding a 205-metre-high tower and a research centre (+ slideshow). (more...)