25 September, 2017

Büros für Konstruktivismus turns a chicken coop in Berlin into an artist's studio

Berlin-based practice Büros für Konstruktivismus has transformed a former chicken house in the back garden of a 1930s home into a pine-lined artist's studio. Read more

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25 September, 2017

QWSTION teams up with ECAL students to explore new ways of carrying

A backpack with an integrated foldable rain poncho, a scarf with hidden pockets and a bubble wrap-inspired bag are some of the ten imaginative designs created by students at art and design university ECAL using a new waterproof material. Read more

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25 September, 2017

Hearth Architects designs family house in Shiga with tree-planted atrium

This family house in Japan's Shiga prefecture was designed by local studio Hearth Architects around an indoor garden, which is planted with a tree that extends towards a skylight. Read more

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24 September, 2017

BleepBleeps launches smart musical toothbrush that tracks brushing habits

Connected devices brand BleepBleeps and industrial designers MAP have released a smart musical toothbrush to encourage children to brush their teeth. Read more

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24 September, 2017

Alvar Aalto inspired the orange blockwork fireplace in Notan Office's Brussels roof extension

This extension to the roof of a Brussels apartment block by local studio Notan Office features a fireplace that takes its cues from the work of modernist architect and designer Alvar Aalto. Read more

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24 September, 2017

13 Ways with Water exhibition explores "the world's most abundant material"

A group of 13 designers has come together to present a diverse selection of projects all themed around water during this year's London Design Festival. Read more

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24 September, 2017

Narrow windows allow daylight into terrazzo-covered house in Ho Chi Minh City

The washed-terrazzo facade of this house positioned on a compact plot in Ho Chi Minh City is punctuated by tall, narrow windows that allow natural light to enter but providing privacy where required. Read more

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24 September, 2017

Ole Scheeren plans to radically transform Frankfurt office block into Jenga-like apartment tower

Architect Ole Scheeren has unveiled plans for his first project in Europe, which will see him completely overhaul a 1970s office block in Frankfurt to create 200 riverside homes. Read more

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24 September, 2017

Our new Pinterest board showcases the best of London Design Festival 2017

With London Design Festival 2017 almost over for another year, we've created a new Pinterest board filled with highlights, including Assemble's uniquely coloured clay tableware and Lee Broom's 10th-anniversary black furniture collection. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›

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24 September, 2017

Grey peristyle supports Guadalajara residence by Santoscreativos

Rows of columns surround flexible spaces on the ground floor of this house in Guadalajara by Mexican firm Santoscreatives, and support boxy volumes above. Read more

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22 September, 2017

The Sleeve House By Actual / Office Has Shou Sugi Ban Inside And Out

Photography by Michael Moran   Architecture firm actual / office, have recently completed a new house covered in Shou Sugi Ban (blackened wood), that’s located on an open and rolling hillside, in a rural area of the Hudson Valley in New York State.   Photography by Michael ...

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22 September, 2017

Pablo Reinoso Has Installed Seven Sculptural Spaghetti Benches In Bordeaux

  As part of the Agora Biennale of Architecture, Urbanism and Design in France, sculptor Pablo Reinoso has created an installation of seven sculptures as part of his Spaghetti Benches series.   Specifically made for the city of Bordeaux on the Miroir d’Eau and working with ...

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21 September, 2017

This New Coffee Shop Was Inserted In An Older Apartment Building In China

Photography by Jin Weijian   Architecture firm FANAF, have designed the Pause Cafe that’s nestled within a 1980s apartment building in Nanjing, China. The cafe is located in an area near Nanjing University, making the neighborhood popular both local and international students studyin...

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21 September, 2017

JiyounKim Studio Launches Their Latest Design – The Lightning Lamp

  Korean designer Jiyoun Kim has launched his latest design named the Lightning Lamp, at the London Design Fair. The designer explains that his inspiration for the collection of table lamps comes from an old Korean phrase – “Being struck by a thunder out of blue sky” &nda...

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21 September, 2017

The Lions View House By ARRCC And SAOTA

Photography by Adam Letch   This two-storey house in Cape Town, South Africa, was originally designed by SAOTA a decade ago, but when it was bought by its new owners, they reached out to interior design firm ARRCC to renovate the home.   Photography by Adam Letch The home has a swimmi...

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20 September, 2017

An 1860s Building Was Transformed Into A Contemporary Cafe In Greece

Photography by Giorgos Sfakianakis   Interior Design Laboratorium have recently completed BON BON Fait Maison, a unique small ‘gourmet fast food’ cafe that’s located on the island of Kythira in Greece.   The white building, which dates back to the 1860...

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20 September, 2017

This Brazilian Apartment’s Interior Design Features Wood Accents Throughout

Photography by Denilson Machado   PBK Arquitetura have recently completed the interior design of this large apartment in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, that features plenty of wood accents.   The apartment, designed for a family, has a large living room with two light brown leather couches a...

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19 September, 2017

This Brewery In Brazil Was Designed With A Wave-like Roof

Photography by Daniel Mansur   Gustavo Penna Arquiteto & Associados have recently completed the design of Ateliê Wäls, a large brewery surrounded by nature in Olhos d’Agua, Brazil.   Photography by Daniel Mansur The brewery, which features a large sculptural ...

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19 September, 2017

A Multi-Functional Furniture Piece That Can Be Either A Chair, A Table, Or A Bookshelf

  Slovakian design student Jana Lukcova, has created BLOK 3/1, a piece of multi-functional furniture that’s made from three materials – metal, wood and textiles, and has three simple uses, a chair, a table and a bookshelf. The design of the piece allows it to be used as a chair or s...

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18 September, 2017

This Large And Landscaped Backyard Has A Sunken Lounge And Firepit

Photography by Joao Morgado   When Hugo Monte Arquitecto were designing this modern house in Póvoa de Varzim, a city located in Portugal, they decided to make use of the large backyard and they included a path to an outdoor entertaining area. Sunken down into the grassy yard is a sq...

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