Competition: win a Malt Whisky Tall bottle by Mikko Laakkonen for Nude

Dezeen promotion: in our latest competition, Dezeen has partnered with glassware brand Nude to give away three whiskey bottles from its Malt collection. Working in collaboration with Finnish designer Mikko Laakkonen, Nude has redesigned the traditional whiskey carafe into a slender, minimalist form for the Malt Whisky Tall bottle. Three winners will receive one Malt Whisky […]

Frank Gehry crowns Louis Vuitton Maison Seoul with glass sails

Frank Gehry has perched a stack of sweeping glass sails atop a cube of white stone for Louis Vuitton Maison Seoul, with interiors by architect Peter Marino. The roof is a reference to the curved roofs found in traditional Korean architecture, and a nod to the billowing forms of Gehry’s Foundation Louis Vuitton in Paris. […]

OlssønBarbieri designs Snåsa water bottle and visual identity

Oslo-based design studio OlssønBarbieri has created the visual identity and bottle for water brand Snåsa, which is made from materials that are easy to recycle. The Norwegian mineral water company asked the studio to “reflect a new idea of luxury” in both the bottle and visual identity. In response, OlssønBarbieri has designed a glass water bottle […]

Kooo Architects inserts glass walls into frame of concrete hotel

Kooo Architects has converted a seven-storey building in the centre of Guangzhou, China into a guesthouse with lantern-like frosted glass walls. Hotel Far & Near Nanhao St sits in a dense residential area of the city. “Due to the high density of buildings and their close distance between each other, one can see the clothes drying […]

Revery Architecture designs snaking glass campus on Hong Kong hillside

University of Chicago Centre Hong Kong by Revery Architecture is a glazed curvilinear building perched on slim concrete stilts on a steep, wooded hillside. Standing above Mount Davis and facing dramatic views out to the sea, the campus has been conceived of as a “treehouse of knowledge” by Revery Architecture – formerly Bing Thom Architects. University of […]

Urban Denver building by Tres Birds houses a Japanese restaurant and aeroponic greenhouse

US firm Tres Birds Workshop has topped a Japanese restaurant in Denver, Colorado with a greenhouse featuring soil-free growing towers. The building is located within a block-long, mixed-use development called S*Park, short for Sustainability Park. Local studio Tres Birds Workshop designed the entire development – which encompasses housing, commercial space and urban farming – near […]

Colour and pattern intersect in Bouroullec brothers’ glass panel collection

French design duo Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have worked with US manufacturers Skyline Design on a collection of glass panels emblazoned with colourful geometric patterns created using code. The collection, named Oblique and Chevron, has been designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec to explore how colours can subtly alter in tone when iterated in different […]

Nude debuts glassware collections in hidden garden installation by Sarah Izod

Dezeen promotion: glassware brand Nude presented three new collections in an installation by London-based designer Sarah Izod, which took inspiration from the hidden gardens of Milan. From tableware to decorative accessories, the three glassware collections – Silhouette, Ecrin and Opti – have been designed respectively by Danish studio Space Copenhagen, German designer Sebastian Herkner and Turkish industrial […]

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