A courtyard garden divides the two sides of this concrete house in Vienna, which has been squeezed onto a plot just five metres wide by local architecture studio Caramel (+ slideshow). (more...)
Two requirements mark the design of the Hotel Vincci Gala Barcelona; first, the Monument Protection Department of Barcelona obligation to conserve both the facade and a large white marble staircase inside the building, and second, the name of the Hotel, ‘Gala’, referring to the wife and muse of surrealist painter Salvador Dalí. Gala […]
Located on the north coast of the Rhuys peninsula in the Bretagne région of northwestern France, Atelier Raum’s Holiday Home is situated at the edge of a lightly residential, wooded area by the sea. The project is set up on a wooded hill and offers several living areas connected to the outside in […]
These clocks by London designer Lina Patsiou have spent time on the sun beds to tan patterns onto their leathery faces. (more...)
The Electron chair is made of 18mm beech plywood, cut with CNC router. The chair structure...
Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza has renovated one of his most iconic projects – the waterside Boa Nova Tea House in his hometown of Porto (+ slideshow). (more...)
Graduate designer Kine Solberg has created window panels from circular glass lenses that manipulate images of the landscape reflected across their surfaces (+ slideshow). (more...)
A seating collection that resembles deconstructed, abstract icebergs.
Bamboo architects: groundbreaking bamboo architect Simón Vélez, who describes the material as "vegetable steel", has built a trio of experimental structures at Domaine de Boisbuchet in France (+ slideshow + interview). (more...)
Adobe takes over another historical building and implemented its own unique branding and identity for its new offices.
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: artist Lucy McRae explains how she plans to vacuum-pack visitors at the Dezeen and MINI Frontiers exhibition in September to prepare their body for long-haul space travel. (more...)
When our feelings change, it also changes the perception we have of time. Layla Mehdi Pour designs a wall clock, consisting of two overlapping surfaces with twelve lines each. The lower dial is attached to the clock mechanism, but the upper one can easily rotated: this way you can get unexpected plays of shadows and [...]
A minimalist jewelry collection with simple geometries made in The Netherlands.
See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, SCP Contracts and Heatherwick Studio, whose proposal for a pedestrian garden bridge to span the River Thames is pictured. This is also the last chance to apply for roles with Marc Newson, Lee Broom, Jerry Tate Architects and more... (more...)
Casetify lets you can upload your photos and have them printed onto a beautiful Maple wood case for iPhone 5/5S.
News: Junya Ishigami and Svendborg Architects have won a competition to design a "symbol of peace" for Copenhagen's harbour with plans for a monumental cloud-like building with a boating lake inside. (more...)
Designer Todd Bracher & 3M continue their partnership with brand new LED lighting made from a solid quartz body.
Dezeen promotion: entries are now being accepted for the Tile of Spain Awards, the annual competition run by the ">Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer's Association (ASCER). (more...)
Pestrin,pendant light by Venice-based young designer Nicolò Zavagno whose name derives from the Venetian dialect indicating the place where milk used to be distributed. The shape of the lamp remembers in fact the container used to carry the milk from the “pestrin” back to the house. The use of porcelain and wood takes back to ancient [...]
A collection of new pattern illustrations featuring geometric, organic, and colorful shapes with cool photos to match.
A travelling abattoir highlights the reality of meat production and examines how it can be made more humane in this project by Royal College of Art graduate Janice Tseng Lau. (more...)
News: American furniture manufacturer Herman Miller has announced plans to buy one of America's biggest high-end furniture retailers Design Within Reach as part of its ongoing efforts to become "a premier lifestyle brand". (more...)
Modular Lighting Instruments’ first collaboration with Dutch design agency Bleijh is a lamp that allows the user to “place any object of your choice in the spotlight”. “Médard is inspired by the stick-insect and has quite a personality.” says Modular. “Its bulb holder is a rounded cylinder balancing on a sleek set of […]
Mexican office Cherem Arquitectos has designed a concrete house with a corrugated exterior for a family of four just outside Mexico City (+ slideshow). (more...)
Canadian studio Knauf and Brown has designed a collection of items to override the subconscious way in which people interact with commonplace objects in their homes. (more...)
Renowned Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza has fully renovated the Boa Nova Tea House in Matosinhos, Portugal, one of his earliest commissions (1963). The refurbished building will open as a restaurant, and outside mealtimes it will be possible to visit with guided tours by the Association Casa da Arquitectura. “One of Siza’s first […]
Larch cladding has been painted black to create a uniform appearance for this seaside home on the Isle of Wight, England, by Dow Jones Architects (+ slideshow). (more...)
A new internal framework of wooden columns, beams and staircases provides a warm contrast to the rough stone walls of this old farmhouse in rural Spain, renovated by Barcelona studio 2260mm (+ slideshow). (more...)
Central Saint Martins graduate Will Verity has designed a jacket with LEDs that flash faster as cars come closer to help women overcome fears of cycling. (more...)
Doors and windows have been stretched out from the facade of this shop and cafe in Guatemala City by local studio Taller KEN (+ slideshow). (more...)
Dutch architecture office Heren 5 has collaborated with artist Boris Tellegen to integrate a seven-storey brick artwork into the facade of this housing complex in Haarlem, the Netherlands (+ slideshow). (more...)
Tubular steel frames support textured and iridescent materials that make up items in this furniture collection by Gothenburg designer Anny Wang (+ slideshow). (more...)
As part of our focus this week on the resurging popularity of bamboo, we've created a new Pinterest board that collects together a wide variety of projects utilising the material. See our new Pinterest board »Follow Dezeen on Pinterest | See all bamboo-related stories
This cube-shaped holiday home in Austria's mountainous Vorarlberg region was designed by Spanish studio Exit Architects to contrast with its more traditional neighbours (+ slideshow). (more...)