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Filipe Pina + Maria Inês Costa add concrete extension to stone house in Portugal

(6 hours ago)
A glass-fronted stairwell joins a craggy stone building to its new concrete extension at this Portuguese house by Filipe Pina + Maria Inês Costa (+ slideshow). (more...)

This week on Dezeen

(8 hours ago)
This week on Dezeen we published a flying car, a drone designed to help save lives and a 3D printer hacked to create a tattooing robot (pictured). Read on for more architecture and design highlights, plus our Dezeen Music Project track of the week. (more...)

Catch-All Fuse Lamps by Note Design Studio

(9 hours ago)
A ceramic and wood lighting collection extends to include a new table lamp and floor lamp with a handy tray at the base.

New Pinterest board: architecture for death

(9 hours ago)
Before heading out in your spooky costume, check out our selection of Halloween treats including the best cemetery, mausoleum and crematorium architecture from the pages of Dezeen.Follow Dezeen on Pinterest | See more architecture for death

Fairy Tales Architecture Storytelling Competition 2015

(10 hours ago)
Blank Space is back again with a new edition of the world's first architecture storytelling competition, #FairyTales2015.

Studio Nienke Hoogvliet uses algae yarn to create Sea Me rug

(10 hours ago)
Dutch Design Week 2014: this rug by Dutch designer Nienke Hoogvliet is woven from yarn made from algae to demonstrate the qualities of the natural textile (+ slideshow). (more...)

Redefining Washing

(10 hours ago)

Istanbul Design Biennial returns for second instalment

(10 hours ago)
Dezeen promotion: the second edition of Istanbul Design Biennial will open in Turkey tomorrow with a series of exhibitions, panel discussions and design tours of the city. (more...)

The Clip Button

(10 hours ago)

The Apple iWear

(10 hours ago)

NOWNESS In Residence: Ray Kappe [VIDEO]

(11 hours ago)
Step inside one of Ray Kappe's most well-known houses - his own.

Canberra's National Arboretum features "100 forests from around the world"

(11 hours ago)
World Architecture Festival 2014: Australian landscape architect Perry Lethlean explains the concept behind the Canberra park named World Landscape of the Year 2014 in our next movie from World Architecture Festival. (more...)

Job of the week: assistant professor of furniture design at Rhode Island School of Design

(11 hours ago)
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for an assistant/associate professor of furniture design at Rhode Island School of Design, whose campus waterfront is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

Treading a Path Between Art and Design

(12 hours ago)
An exhibition at Prague's Designblok was Art House, a showcase of work that sits on the border between art and design.

Numen/For Use creates inhabitable "corporeal" installation with sticky tape

(12 hours ago)
Lengths of transparent film and sticky tape wrap around the concrete columns of Paris gallery Palais de Tokyo to form a network of hollows and tunnels in an installation by Numen/For Use (+ slideshow). (more...)

Celler Cairats

(13 hours ago)
Designed by Dorian | Country: Spain | Pair with: Persol “Celler Cairats is a young catalan winery that started in 2010. Their vineyards are located in Darmós y Els Guiamets, two villages in the region of Priorat that treasure centuries of tradition in vine growing. The image created for their two wines has focused on […]

Mothersbaugh x Baum Modern Eyewear

(13 hours ago)
Whip your face into shape with these Mark Mothersbaugh-designed frames.

New Barcelona Design Museum merges decorative art and design collections

(13 hours ago)
News: the Barcelona Design Museum will open in December with newly curated collections that represent Catalonian design history from the third century to present day (+ slideshow). (more...)

The FES Watch Is an E-Ink Chameleon

(14 hours ago)
A watch uses flexible and energy efficient electronic ink to instantly customize the faceplate and strap in 24 unique patterns and styles.

Black glass facade mirrors scenery at south London home by Ian McChesney

(14 hours ago)
Opaque glass cladding on this south London house by Ian McChesney reflects the brick and stucco facades of neighbouring Victorian properties and foliage from a park next door (+ slideshow). (more...)

Friday Five with Box Clever

(15 hours ago)
We take a pause to see where Bret Recor and Seth Murray of Box Clever find inspiration.

The Dezeen guide to contemporary cemeteries

(15 hours ago)
Halloween is traditionally a day for honouring the dead, so today we're revisiting some of the best cemetery, mausoleum and crematorium architecture on Dezeen. (more...)

Diller and Scofidio create "mischievous" leak inside Jean Nouvel's glass gallery

(16 hours ago)
American architects Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio have created an installation inside the Fondation Cartier in Paris by Jean Nouvel, adding a "leak" in the ceiling with drops of water that trigger a series of reactions across two gallery spaces (+ slideshow). (more...)

Restoration of Alvar Aalto's Viipuri Library wins 2014 Modernism Prize

(18 hours ago)
News: the World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize for preservation of a modern landmark has been given to a Finnish committee responsible for restoring architect Alvar Aalto's Viipuri Library in Vyborg, Russia (+ slideshow). (more...)

Nendo works with Japanese artisans to create bent-wire tables

(22 hours ago)
Japanese design studio Nendo has collaborated with Kyoto wire netting firm Kanaami-Tsuji to create a set of minimal basket containers and stands (+ slideshow). (more...)

CHROFI completes concrete and stone sheds for forestry workers

(2 days ago)
The concrete roofs of two agricultural sheds by Sydney studio CHROFI jut out of stone and gravel banks in a clearing cut into a forest in eastern Australia (+ slideshow). (more...)

Well Light by Štefan Nosko & Katarína Belièková

(2 days ago)
Like at a water well, manually lower this light to change the intensity of blue.

Using traditional crafts in design is not "sentimental" says Sebastian Cox

(2 days ago)
Interview: neglected techniques represent a new set of opportunities says Sebastian Cox, one of a number of young designers that are championing the revival of traditional crafts in the UK. (more...)

Dominic Wilcox: "I'm deadly serious about being playful"

(2 days ago)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: playfulness is essential to creativity claims London designer Dominic Wilcox, who says that creatives should not "worry about what other people think" (+ movie). (more...)

The Unbutton Collection by Cristina Bulat

(2 days ago)
Scandinavian inspired furniture that incorporates an element of the pinup culture: a facade that looks like it's being unbuttoned.

Work starts on Calatrava-designed Greek Orthodox Church on World Trade Center site

(2 days ago)
News: work has begun on a Greek Orthodox Church designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava to replace a building that was destroyed by the collapse of New York's World Trade Center buildings on 9/11. (more...)

A NYC Warehouse Becomes a Penthouse Loft

(2 days ago)
Once a painter's studio in a old warehouse, now is a modern penthouse loft with lots of light.

Dezeen Mail #226

(2 days ago)
A swimming pool designed with an angular roof to prevent echoes (pictured), a sweary Frank Gehry and a 3D-printer turned into a tattooing machine feature in Dezeen Mail issue 226. Click through for all the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 226 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Open Doors at Openstudio, Designblok Prague

(2 days ago)
We head to Prague to explore Openstudio, a showcase of the best emerging designers, including fashion and product design grads.

Libeskind's table for Marina Abramovic produced as limited-edition by Moroso

(2 days ago)
News: Italian design brand Moroso has produced a limited-edition set of the table designed by architect Daniel Libeskind for an installation by artist Marina Abramovic (+ slideshow). (more...)

The Samsung Induction Range Projects Virtual LED Flames

(2 days ago)
Samsung's Virtual Flame Technology simulates a gas range by projecting LED illuminated blue light "flames" onto pots and pans.

Multifunctional Sound Absorbent Screen System for the Office

(2 days ago)
An aesthetically pleasing, multifunctional sound absorbent screen system designed for the office.

Dulwich Residence by Naturehumaine

(2 days ago)
An existing 1920's residence gets a contemporary addition that blends perfectly together.

"A city is more than just the sum of its previous behaviours"

(2 days ago)
Opinion: from Chicago's rat problem to transport startups like Bridj and Uber, data is being used to predict behaviour and manage our cities. But the idea of the "Predictive City" should be treated with a healthy dose of scepticism, argues Dan Hill. (more...)

Joyce Wang's Mott 32 restaurant is "true to Hong Kong's past"

(2 days ago)
Inside Festival 2014: architect Joyce Wang explains how she used styles from throughout Hong Kong's history to design the restaurant that was named World Interior of the Year 2014 in this exclusive video interview. (more...)
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