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Jenson Room Divider by James Burleigh

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Jenson Room Divider by James Burleigh

Dezeen showroom: British furniture maker James Burleigh has created the Jenson Room Divider, which has been designed to offer an eye-catching solution to splitting up home or office spaces. The Jenson Room Divider features a long credenza topped by a gridded system of open shelves. Objects can be tucked away in the cupboards, while plant

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Dezeen staff

Morag Myerscough's A New Now installation offers an optimistic response to coronavirus

1 day 11 hours ago
A New Now installation by Morag Myerscough in Paris

British designer Morag Myerscough has created a colourful installation in Paris that offers a fresh take on the phrase "a new normal", which has become a popular way of referring to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Myerscough's A New Now installation aims to encourage people to focus on the positive changes that have already occurred

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Tom Ravenscroft

Luigi Serboli

1 day 11 hours ago
Luigi Serboli
PR house . BRESCIA Luigi Serboli . photos: © Simone Bossi The PR house stands in a lot which already hosted a detached house built in the sixties. The foothill scenery, the nearby Cidneo hill and the fifteenth-century Visconti Castle have imposed the use of a language respectful of a precious and exceptional environment. The … Continue reading Luigi Serboli
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“We are bound by fear”: Côte d’Ivoire’s messy presidential election

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Many citizens have experienced the election process not as an opportunity to express their voice but as a familiar contest among political elites. When Côte d’Ivoire votes in the presidential election on 31 October, the fate of the nation will be at stake. Political tensions in the country are running high, there have been instances of deadly pre-election violence, and mistrust is rising. Ivorians who go to the polls will be faced with a choice of just two candidates. The first is President Alassane Ouattara of the ruling Rassemblement des Houphouetistes pour le Dévelopement et la Paix (RHDP). The 78-year-old […]

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Benjamin Olagboye

Yves Béhar designs first product from The Ocean Cleanup plastic

1 day 11 hours ago
Yves Béhar makes sunglasses from plastic collected by The Ocean Cleanup

The Ocean Cleanup has teamed up with Yves Béhar to create a pair of sunglasses from plastic that the non-profit has collected from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This marks the first time that the Dutch organisation has created a product from the plastic it has retrieved from the ocean as part of its attempt to

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Jennifer Hahn

Dezeen shortlisted for 15 awards including best podcast, best awards event and brand of the year

1 day 12 hours ago
Dezeen shortlisted for 15 awards

Dezeen has been shortlisted for 15 awards at five different ceremonies this autumn, with Dezeen Awards, Virtual Design Festival and the Dezeen Day conference all in the running for prizes. Our Face to Face podcast series is also up for an award while Dezeen is in the running to be named brand of the year.

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Marcus Fairs

Masterplanet is Bjarke Ingels' plan to redesign Earth and stop climate change

1 day 12 hours ago

BIG founder Bjarke Ingels is drawing up a masterplan for the Earth to "prove that a sustainable human presence on planet Earth is attainable with existing technologies". In an interview with TIME magazine, Ingels went into detail about Masterplanet – BIG's concept for designing a more sustainable way of living for the world. Approaching Earth

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India Block

A high-level panel to promote the implementation of the AfCFTA in Niger

1 day 12 hours ago

Niamey (Niger), October 27, 2020 – On the initiative of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), through its Sub-Regional Office for West Africa (SRO-WA), in partnership with the Ministry of Trade and the Promotion of the Private Sector and the Organisation of Industrial Professionals in Niger (OPIN), a high-level panel was organised Thursday, October 22, 2020 on the theme "Boost local production: promote the ‘Made in Niger’ label within the framework of the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) ”.

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Tanzania’s election results are predictable. What happens next is not

1 day 13 hours ago

If there were a level playing field, there’s every reason to believe the election would be highly competitive. But that is not the case. Tanzania’s general election taking place on 28 October has some unusual features. It may well be the first election of the 21st century in a supposedly democratic country to be taking place without any credible opinion polls. And it takes place in the shadow of a global pandemic that appears to have defied the epidemiologists’ models and spared much of the continent. We don’t have opinion polls because the government has gone to great lengths in […]

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Ben Taylor

Jean Nouvel reveals cave hotel in Saudi Arabia's AlUla desert

1 day 13 hours ago
The Sharaan by Jean Nouvel Resort in Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia

French architect Jean Nouvel has unveiled the design for a subterranean hotel that will be carved into a sandstone hill in the AlUla desert in Saudi Arabia. Named Sharaan by Jean Nouvel, the resort will be cut into the sandstone hills in the AlUla area of Saudi Arabia, which is around 220 miles north of

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Tom Ravenscroft

Lim + Lu bridges old and new inside Yung's Bistro in Hong Kong

1 day 14 hours ago
Interiors of Yung's Bistro restaurant in Hong Kong

Multidisciplinary studio Lim + Lu has based the interior of Yung's Bistro in Hong Kong on the rich history of its 78-year-old sister restaurant. Yung's Bistro is an offshoot of esteemed Hong Kong restaurant, Yung Kee, which was founded by Kam Shui-fai as a modest outdoor food stall – known as a dai pai dong

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Natasha Levy

Hopper credenza by James Burleigh

1 day 14 hours ago
Hopper Credenza by James Burleigh can be customised

Dezeen showroom: The colourful Hopper credenza created by British furniture maker James Burleigh can be customised to suit almost any interior. James Burleigh's low-lying Hopper credenza comprises a rounded, block-colour storage volume supported by slim panel-style legs. Inside are a series of adjustable shelves that can be moved around to accommodate different-sized objects. The countertop

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Dezeen staff

 

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