24 April, 2017

A Pair Of Houses With Tall Atriums Sit On This London Site

  Architecture firm Thompson + Baroni, together with Stephen Marshall Architects, have designed a pair of new houses that are located in Dulwich, an area of South East London. The houses sit side by side, and have large panels of frameless glass and wooden shutters.   Let’s have...

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24 April, 2017

Cover uses computer algorithms to design prefabricated dwellings

A technology-driven home-building company in California says it is "doing for homes what Tesla is doing for the car". Read more

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24 April, 2017

A Leather Wine Wall Doubles As Art In This Restaurant

Photography by Lisa Petrole   Interior design firm +tongtong has collaborated with Owner/Chef David Lee to renovate the interiors of Nota Bene, a restaurant in Toronto, Canada. As part of the renovation, the designers came up with a unique custom designed wine display made from leather. &n...

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24 April, 2017

Norm Architects Have Designed A Collection Of Minimalist Bathroom Consoles

  Norm Architects have designed Frame, a collection of modular minimalist bathroom consoles that were inspired by the many raw DIY solutions found in some urban contemporary boutique hotels.   Creating their own minimalist version of the bathroom vanity, the design is stripped back to the ...

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24 April, 2017

5 Things That Are HOT On Pinterest This Week

  Hey contemporist friends! Here’s a look at what’s getting a lot of attention on our Pinterest boards this week, so you can see what’s trending. By the way, you can follow contemporist on Pinterest – here.   1. Light wood stairs with glass railings lead to the uppe...

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24 April, 2017

"Biotech is the new digital" says MIT Media Lab founder

Biotechnology is going to "govern the next decade of thought" at research institutions like the MIT Media Lab, says its founder Nicholas Negroponte. Read more

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24 April, 2017

Mountainside villa by SAOTA frames Cape Town's spectacular scenery

A+Awards: South African studio SAOTA received a 2016 Architizer A+Award for this residence in Cape Town, which enjoys views of the area's dramatic rock formations. Read more

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24 April, 2017

David Chipperfield leaves Driade after just two years as artistic director

British architect David Chipperfield has stepped down from his position as artistic director at Italian furniture brand Driade, and has been replaced by a "creative committee". Read more

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24 April, 2017

Jamie Fobert's cliffside extension to Tate St Ives nears completion

Work is almost complete on a sunken extension to the Tate's seaside art gallery in St Ives, Cornwall, which is set to open to the public later this year. Read more

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24 April, 2017

Cities are "deeply tragic" says Rem Koolhaas

Architects have lost control of city design according to Rem Koolhaas, who says the gap between the profession's rhetoric and the reality is wider in Italy than anywhere else. Read more

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24 April, 2017

10 furniture designs from Milan 2017 that showcase millennial pink

It was hard to miss millennial pink during this year's Milan design week, now that the colour has infiltrated the furniture design industry. Dezeen editor Amy Frearson has selected 10 of the best pink designs on show. Read more

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24 April, 2017

Colour of the moment "millennial pink" dominates at Milan design week

So-called millennial pink is hugely popular in fashion right now, but has also become the most sought-after colour in furniture design, this year's Milan design week revealed. Read more

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24 April, 2017

BBGK Architekci uses stained concrete walls to create Katyn Museum inside Warsaw barbican

Red concrete walls frame a chasm leading to a memorial inside Warsaw's barbican, which commemorates the thousands of Polish citizens murdered by the Soviet secret police during the second world war. Read more

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24 April, 2017

Faye Toogood and Philippe Malouin design minimal furniture for Matter Made's XVII exhibition

Making its debut at Milan design week, American brand Matter Made has brought together designers including Faye Toogood, Philippe Malouin and Pedro Venzon to produce a sculptural furniture and lighting collection. Read more

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21 April, 2017

The Floor In This House Is Filled With Glass Circles That Allow Light To Pass Through To The Floor Below

Photography by Nick Rochowski Photography   When Andy Martin Architecture were re-designing this 5-storey Georgian terrace house in London, their clients requested to have a home that was light and bright, similar to the openness found in their native Sardinia.   Photography by N...

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21 April, 2017

Carbonized Cypress Wood Covers The Exterior Of This New House In Vancouver

  Measured Architecture has designed this modern house in Vancouver, Canada, that opens up to a backyard patio area with a green wall.   The exterior of the home is covered in carbonized cypress wood exterior cladding, giving it a bold and dark appearance, while hexagon stepping ...

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20 April, 2017

A Contemporary House With Peaked Roofs Arrives On This Street In Austin, Texas

Photography by Paul Bardagjy   Architecture and interior design firm Dick Clark + Associates, together with Vinson Radke Homes, have recently completed this new home in Austin, Texas,   The home, located on a residential street, was originally built as a spec house, however it was pur...

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20 April, 2017

This Small Apartment Is Filled With Creative Storage Solutions

Photography by Chris Warnes   Architect Prineas have designed this tiny apartment in Sydney, Australia, that fits everything into an interior that measures in at 236 square feet (22m2), and is designed as short-stay boutique accommodation.   Stepping inside the apartment, you walk str...

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20 April, 2017

This Furniture Collection Uses Dyed Sand To Create Landscapes

Photography by Cary Whittier   Artist and designer Fernando Mastrangelo has created the Escape Collection, a group of modern furniture pieces that look like three-dimensional landscape paintings. Each piece is made from three materials – Silica, which composes the foreground, hand-dyed sa...

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19 April, 2017

A Tent Inspired House That Lives Among The Trees In New Zealand

  Architect Chris Tate has designed this simple tent-like cabin that’s surrounded by trees and located on Waiheke Island, New Zealand.   Wanting to capture the back-to-basics simplicity of camping, Chris designed the Tent House with two levels that feature a main floor with...

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