This week, we announced Dezeen Awards winners

This week on Dezeen, we revealed the winning architecture, interior and design projects for Dezeen Awards 2019. Ten category winners were announced in each sector, including a shelter built by students for archaeologists in Peru in architecture, a 17.6-square-metre micro flat in Taipei in interiors, and a self-cleaning water bottle in design. One of the […]

Dezeen Awards 2019 interiors category winners revealed

The 10 interiors projects that have won Dezeen Awards 2019 have been announced. They include a compact black house designed to stand out like a minimalist sculpture, and a micro-flat in Taipei. The 53 shortlisted interior category projects were judged by a panel of 25 leading architects, before a master jury selected the winners. This year’s master […]

Winners of Dezeen Awards 2019 project categories will be announced from tomorrow

The moment has arrived! Winners of the 30 Dezeen Awards project categories will be announced this week, starting tomorrow with the architecture categories. The 10 projects that have won Dezeen Awards for architecture will be unveiled on Tuesday. The ten interiors winners will be announced on Wednesday and the ten design winners will be published […]

Dezeen Awards 2019 architecture category winners revealed

The 10 winning architecture projects for Dezeen Awards 2019 have been revealed. They include a cultural centre overlooking the Persian Gulf and a locomotive shed that has been transformed into a public library. After being reviewed by our jury of 25 leading international architects, the winners were decided by a master jury made up of […]

Dezeen readers choose their favourite projects and studios of the year

Ahead of announcing the Dezeen Awards 2019 winners next week, we reveal the projects and studios our readers think should win. We asked people to vote on Pinterest for their favourite architecture, interiors and design projects and studios from this year’s longlists. The top 20 projects chosen include a community centre in Fiji, a mesh-covered […]

Tom Fereday reinvents the traditional breeze block as a versatile building tool

Australian designer Tom Fereday has developed a faceted cement breeze block that can be flipped over and combined in various ways to create angled surfaces. Sydney-based Fereday created the Omni building tool in a bid to “reinvent the traditional breeze block for the modern-day environment”. Omni’s angular profile comprises a wider front and narrower rear […]

Veneer seat and backrest drape over frame of Thomas Bentzen’s Soft Chair

Copenhagen-based designer Thomas Bentzen has developed a chair to highlight the fluid curves that can be generated using moulded wood veneer, which appears to gently fold over its solid wood frame. Bentzen designed the Soft Chair for Danish brand Takt using manufacturing methods and materials that have been popular with Scandinavian designers for decades. The chair has […]

DecaArchitecture carves holistic spa into Greek mountain

This cavernous 3,000-square-metre spa by DecaArchitecture is located within a building that is carved into the base of a mountain in Mystras, Greece. Billed as the first holistic wellness destination spa retreat in Greece, the Euphoria spa sits between a cypress forest and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mystras – an important Byzantine landmark. […]

This week, we unveiled Dezeen Awards shortlists

This week on Dezeen, we announced the shortlisted architecture, interior and design projects that are in line to win Dezeen Awards in 2019. Now in its second year, Dezeen Awards recognises the world’s best architecture, interior and design projects, as well as the studios and individual architects and designers producing the best work. This week we revealed […]

Dezeen Awards 2019 studio shortlist announced

The Dezeen Awards 2019 studio shortlist has been announced. Established studios Studio Gang, Barber & Osgerby, Note Design Studio and  and emerging talents Child Studio and Estudio MMX have all made the shortlist. In total 33 practices are on the Dezeen Awards 2019 studio shortlist for studio of the year and emerging studio categories. They […]

Dezeen Awards 2019 design shortlist revealed

The Dezeen Awards 2019 design shortlist has been revealed. It includes a self-cleaning water bottle, a pendant light made with used coffee grounds, and the world’s first silent wireless breast pump. Plant-based shoes made from pineapples, a bakery powered by people’s workouts, and a pop-up bistro that created zero food waste are also among the 52 […]

Dezeen Awards 2019 interiors shortlist announced

The Dezeen Awards 2019 interior shortlist has been announced. It Includes a gothic-inspired cafe, a compact black house designed to stand out like a minimalist sculpture and Europe’s first underwater restaurant. There are 53 projects on the Dezeen Awards interiors shortlist this year, spotlighting the best interior design from 26 countries across the globe. The […]

S/LAB10 hides office behind golden folding facade on suburban street in Kuala Lumpur

S/LAB has placed an office with mismatched interiors for property development company Mantab behind a golden folding facade on a quiet street in Kuala Lumpur. Arranged across the converted house’s existing structure, the conversion has created offices for the company’s three directors, as well a display gallery and leisure spaces for hosting clients. The interior follows the theme […]

Dezeen Awards 2019 architecture shortlist reveals world’s best buildings

The Dezeen Awards 2019 architecture shortlist has been announced. It includes a cultural centre that doubles as public seating in Iran, a house in England made from recycled cork, and a thatched restaurant overlooking Peru’s Sacred Valley. Shortlisted architecture projects this year are from 31 countries across the globe, including Cambodia, Fiji, Peru, Russia and […]

Six global design trends from Dezeen Awards 2019 longlists include cork, cabins and candy colours

From fortress-style architecture to candy-coloured interiors, here are the six biggest trends to emerge from the Dezeen Awards 2019 longlists. The rising use of cork in architecture and the popularity of low-tech cabins set in remote locations also stood out among the 903 projects that made the longlists this year. Here are six trends that […]

Koskela keeps weaving traditions alive with Ngalya lamp collection

Australian design brand Koskela has collaborated with indigenous artisans to make a series of hand-woven lights using locally harvested plant materials and natural dyes. The Ngalya lighting collection was created as part of Koskela‘s Yuṯa Baḏayala project, which translates as “in a new light”. The project saw the brand work with Yolngu weavers from six […]

Vote for your favourite Dezeen Awards 2019 projects on our Pinterest boards

Check out all 903 projects and studios longlisted for Dezeen Awards 2019 on our dedicated Pinterest boards and vote for your favourites! We’ve created boards for each of the 36 categories for architecture, interiors and design, as well as the studios in the running to be named the best studios of the year. Cast your […]

Dezeen Awards 2019 studio longlists announced

Established studios Rockwell Group, Studio Gang and Barber & Osgerby and emerging talents such as Mamou-Mani, Peter Pichler and Biasol are among 116 practices on the 2019 longlist for Dezeen Awards studio of the year and emerging studio categories. The Dezeen Awards studio categories will name the most outstanding design talents of the past year. Awards will be given to the […]

Dezeen Awards 2019 design longlist announced

Lamps decorated with bacteria cultures, a swarm of drones programmed to mimic a flock of birds and the world’s first modular hearing aid are among 261 design projects that made the 2019 longlist for Dezeen Awards. We attracted over 4,500 entries from 87 different countries for the second edition of our awards programme, which celebrates the […]

Dezeen Awards 2019 interiors longlist announced

There are 259 interior design projects on the longlist for Dezeen Awards 2019, including a pink vegan pizza place, a bunker-like apartment and a library in an old locomotive shed. We received more 4,500 entries from 87 different countries for the second edition of Dezeen Awards, which recognises the world’s best architecture, interiors and design projects, as […]

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