Australian architect Andrew Maynard has doubled the size of a house in Victoria by adding a row of skinny gabled blocks, intended to make the building look like a small village rather than a monolithic block (+ slideshow). (more…)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: architect and researcher Ammar Mirjan explains how drones could be programmed to construct buildings in the first of two movies about the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in architecture. (more…)
Collages and sketches of designs by the late architect and Future Systems founder Jan Kaplický have been collected together for an exhibition at the Architectural Association in London (+ slideshow). (more…)
Comments update: trend forecaster Li Edelkoort's declaration of the death of fashion led the debate this week. (more…)
Small square openings are scattered across the facade of this after-school clubhouse in Cannes, France, offering glimpses of the activities taking place within its courtyard playground (+ slideshow). (more…)
Geneva Motor Show 2015: British car manufacturer Rolls-Royce worked with a pair of textiles graduates to design a bespoke interior for its Phantom model using silk, cherrywood and bamboo (+ slideshow). (more…)
Opinion: the fight for London's Aylesbury estate – a negative symbol of the Modernist-inspired drive to standardise housing design – is about saving the ideas not the architecture, explains Owen Hatherley. (more…)
Pornhub has revealed a tongue-in-cheek concept design for a wearable device that would generate energy from masturbation (+ movie). (more…)
Interview: PCH is the $1 billion manufacturing company you've never heard of. With its acquisition of Fab.com, that could be about to change. Dezeen spoke to founder and CEO Liam Casey about his plans to do for design what Zara did for fashion. (more…)
News: French architect Jean Nouvel has applied for a court order to disassociate himself from the Paris concert hall, which he says is "non-compliant" with his original design. (more…)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: in the second part of our video interview with Ammar Mirjan, the architect explains how he is using drones attached to cable dispensers to quickly build lightweight architectural structures. (more…)
A wooden spine extends beneath the diagonally pitched roof of this diamond-shaped house and artist's studio in Japan (+ slideshow). (more…)
Perforated metal panels create a grid of Xs on the outer walls of this family house in Ljubljana by Slovenian studio OFIS Arhitekti (+ slideshow). (more…)
The shell of this chair by Royal College of Art student Ryan Jongwoo Choi is created by moulding resin over a crumpled aluminium sheet. (more…)
A chair made from 100% plant-based renewable resources that's fully biodegradable.
Check out over 25 global designers accepted into this year's Launch Pad at WantedDesign.
A custom renovation to this urban loft in Seattle helps add storage and function for everyday living.
IKEA's new range of bedside tables and floor, table, and work lamps come with integrated wireless Qi charging pads.
Swedish automaker Volvo envisions designing cars so technologically and structurally safe, no one will die or be injured by 2020.
A new pattern series of tile in six different glazes to create a multidimensional, mind-tripping pattern.
An outdoor kitchen system made up of various modules that you can mix and match to your cooking delight.
An animal-shaped piece of furniture to hold your clothes or coats.
These Dublin townhouses have light-filled spaces and clean, modern finishes.
A ladder-like shelving unit to accommodate all of your books and magazines.
Designers offer ideas on choosing the right countertop, paint and cabinet colors in the kitchen.
Layered felt becomes sculptural with the help of resin to become lighting.
Business news: design e-commerce platform Fab.com has been bought by manufacturing company PCH, which has plans to sell unique products alongside the website's existing offering of furniture and accessories. (more…)
An old train carriage forms one half of this family home in Takasago, Japan, while the other half looks like it could be a railway station (+ slideshow). (more…)
We head to Ghent to check out this modern, hip hostel with a storied past.
Shoes appear to rest on huge rolls of white paper inside this Camper store in Stockholm – the third interior design concept that Japanese studio Nendo has developed for the Spanish shoe brand. (more…)
Australian studio Mihaly Slocombe has returned to a Melbourne home it completed almost a decade ago to add a timber nursery annex patterned with circular cutouts (+ slideshow). (more…)
Stockholm 2015: design studio Färg & Blanche has launched a collection of upholstered stools for Gärsnäs, the Swedish furniture brand that already produces its Emma and Emily chairs. (more…)