Set designer Es Devlin has created two clock-like gallery spaces for the latest fashion exhibition at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, which compares design over 150 years. The Met's Costume Institute opens About Time: Fashion and Duration at the museum's Fifth Avenue location on 29 October – the original planned opening in May 2020 was
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We need to recategorise waste as a raw material to begin the transition to a circular economy, says Wasted: When Trash Becomes Treasure author Katie Treggiden. Anybody who has been watching David Attenborough's recent flurry of documentaries will have the sense that he's in a rush to convince us of something before it's too late.
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As part of Dezeen's collaboration with Phaidon we are giving away five copies of In Memory Of: Designing Contemporary Memorials, by Spencer Bailey. In Memory Of: Designing Contemporary Memorials is an exploration of the architecture and design of memorials built in the past 40 years. Five readers will each win a hardback copy of the book,
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Brown is a neutral and natural color that, when used in the right environment, can create a warm, stable feeling in any room. An excess of brown or wooden furniture can create a dark, heavy feel in your space. That’s why it’s important to integrate shades of brown into a color palette with colors and […]
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If you are having thoughts about a lovely vacation and how you can spend a few days away from it all, then that is all too common this time of the year. Yet, the fact that we are still dealing with a global pandemic and travel restrictions across the world is a factor that is […]
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Dezeen promotion: a range of carbon-negative furniture items created by designers including Ini Archibong and Thomas Heatherwick for London's Design Museum can now be viewed as part of a permanent virtual exhibition. Jointly commissioned by the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), Benchmark Furniture and the Design Museum, the Connected exhibition tasked nine designers with creating a
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Dezeen Showroom: the sustainable Clay Plasters Rustic Range by Clayworks provides a rugged surface finish that can mimic the appearance of concrete, stone and earth. UK brand Clayworks designed the Clay Plasters Rustic Range as a celebration of imperfection and to help add texture to internal walls and ceilings. Like the company's other product lines,
Following the death of Italian designer Enzo Mari last week, the curators of a major retrospective of his work at the Triennale Milano, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Francesca Giacomelli, pick nine designs that demonstrate the variety of his work. Mari, who passed away from complications related to coronavirus on 19 October, has an extensive and varied
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Exposing and tackling racism in technology is the goal of UK initiative A Vibe Called Tech. Dezeen spoke to founder Charlene Prempeh about the responsibility companies have in protecting the black community on and offline. Launched in 2018, A Vibe Called Tech explores the impact that technology has on black people in the UK. Prempeh's
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As part of our Dezeen x Phaidon collaboration, we teamed up with the publisher to host a live talk with Spencer Bailey, David Adjaye and Michael Bierut about the significance of memorials in the 21st century. Moderated by Bailey, Phaidon's editor at large, the talk looked at the topic of his new book, In Memory Of:
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