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Frida Escobedo designs Ettore Sottsass exhibition at ICA Miami

7 hours 57 minutes ago

Mexican architect Frida Escobedo has designed pink plinths and screens to showcase the work of Memphis group founder Ettore Sottsass in this retrospective exhibition at Miami's Institute of Contemporary Art. Escobedo's layout of Ettore Sottsass and the Social Factory, which features five-decades of work created by the late Italian architect and designer, alludes to "Sottsass'

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Eleanor Gibson

Appareil Architecture uses minimal palette to update 1960s Montreal home

10 hours 2 minutes ago
Du Rocher Residence by Appareil Architecture

Dark slate tiles, white marble and wood are among the materials that Canadian studio Appareil Architecture has used in the renovation of a mid-century home in Montreal to "foster harmony" with existing details. Appareil Architecture designed the overhaul for a residence in the city's Outremont neighbourhood, which was completed in the 1960s by Montreal architect

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Bridget Cogley

Heatherwick Studio reveals designs for "gigantic planted pergola" in Tokyo

12 hours 16 minutes ago
Toranomon-Azabudai project by Heatherwick Studio

Construction has begun on the Toranomon-Azabudai district in central Tokyo, where Japan's tallest skyscraper will sit alongside buildings and a landscaped pergola designed by Heatherwick Studio. Heatherwick Studio designed the public realm and numerous low-rise blocks for the development within the Minato ward of Tokyo based on the idea of creating a giant plant-filled pergola. "As

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Tom Ravenscroft

Concrete Apartment: Polished Blend of Black, White and Everything In Between!

12 hours 32 minutes ago

Finding a smart balance between the rugged and the contemporary, the Concrete Apartment in Jardim Paulista, São Paulo is one where you can find a delightful world of contrasts. Designed by Consuelo Jorge Architects, the apartment feels anything but mundane with its distinct style that brings together the best of vernacular Brazilian design and modernity. […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Competition: win three hand-crafted cocktail tables by Tom Faulkner

13 hours 2 minutes ago
Lily cocktail table with Murano glass top by Tom Faulkner

In our latest competition, we've teamed up with Tom Faulkner to give a reader the chance to win three cocktail tables from the designer's Lily collection. The collection is based on Japanese lily pads, with the table tops originally manufactured in bronze and brass. Tom Faulkner has updated the table's design for 2019 to feature

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Semi Han

Modern Japanese Café with a Cozy Residence Above Makes a Woodsy Impression

13 hours 31 minutes ago

Most modern homes and commercial enterprises occupy different space and often entirely different neighborhoods. Many of us are just not comfortable with living above a commercial outlet. Some feel it is an infringement on their privacy while others detest the constant rush. But the owner of this Japanese café takes an entirely different approach to […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Huge salvaged trees form benches in San Francisco restaurant Radhaus by Envelope A+D

13 hours 49 minutes ago
Radhaus by Envelope A+D

A screwdriver, drawer knobs and a pipe are among the objects that Berkeley studio Envelope A+D has used as beer taps in this industrial-style restaurant in San Francisco. Radhaus is a beer hall and Bavarian restaurant located in the Bay Area's historic Fort Mason Centre for Arts and Culture, which formerly housed a military base.

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Kristine Klein

Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen reflects on the influence of Danish design in a short film by Vola

14 hours 44 minutes ago
Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen reflects on the influence of Danish design in a short film by Vola

Dezeen promotion: Norm Architects' founding partner Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen explores the heritage and influence of Danish design in a short film presented by tap manufacturer Vola. Titled Danish Design and the Future, the film is led by Bjerre-Poulsen, founding partner of Copenhagen-based studio Norm Architects. Best known for its minimal aesthetic and earthy tones, the designer

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Dezeen staff

Graux & Baeyens builds studio for Belgian artist Stief Desmet

17 hours 8 minutes ago
Stief Desmet studio by Graux & Baeyens Architecten

Belgian studio Graux & Baeyens Architecten has used "sober but brutal" materials to create a new atelier for painter and sculpture Stief Desmet. Desmet already had one studio on his rural property in East Flanders, but it was too small to accommodate larger sculptures. Graux & Baeyens designed his new space, Studio SDS, in the

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Amy Frearson


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