Architect@Work London 2020 to focus on the environment

Dezeen promotion: this year’s Architect@Work event will focus on how design and architecture intersect with nature, and will feature discussions with practices including Waugh Thistleton, Zaha Hadid Architects and Invisible Studio. Architect@Work London 2020 will take place on 29 and 30 January at the Old Truman Brewery in central London. Throughout the free, two-day trade event there […]

Scope unveils luxurious clubhouse inside its Langsuan condominium development

Dezeen promotion: developer Scope has revealed designs for a new 2,500-square-metre clubhouse located inside its Scope Langsuan development in Bangkok, Thailand. Situated in Bangkok’s city centre, the 34-storey Scope Langsuan condominium development is being built on the most expensive piece of freehold land in the city. It is scheduled for completion in early 2023. The most recent […]

NeueHouse to launch Bradbury Building location with LA Futures conversations

Dezeen Promotion: NeueHouse is hosting a series of conversations with prominent members of LA’s creative community, including philanthropist Nicolas Berggruen, architect Kulapat Yantrasast, author Josh Kun and futurist Liam Young, to mark the opening of its latest location in Downtown Los Angeles. This month Neuehouse will open a new workspace within the city’s iconic Bradbury Building. It will have collaborative creative spaces and […]

Competition: win a velvet-upholstered Series 7 chair by Fritz Hansen

Dezeen promotion: in our latest competition, Dezeen has partnered with Fritz Hansen to give away two Series 7 chairs, which are being offered with Italian velvet upholstery for the first time. The Series 7 chair features a triangular backrest with curved edges, with a cinched waist and round seat, which dips at the front. Designed […]

MINI creates Extraoddinary sustainability trail in collaboration with Kinetic Singapore

Dezeen Promotion: Extraoddinary is a treasure trail of sustainable solutions for urban living put together in Singapore by MINI and creative agency Kinetic. Featuring packaging made from algae, shoes fashioned from pineapple and souvenirs formed from discarded plastic bottles, the eco trail through the city’s Chinatown was designed to give Singaporeans a window into new […]

Riluxa expands Corian collection to push the boundaries of bathroom design

Dezeen promotion: Riluxa has expanded its Corian surface material collection with an array of new colours to help users create vibrant yet minimal bathrooms. Bathroom retailer Riluxa‘s range of colourful surface materials are designed to be applied to its existing mix of customisable bathroom products, in a bid to “push the boundaries of minimalist bathroom […]

Ceramiche Refin launches Vetri collection of glass-effect tiles

Dezeen promotion: Italian tile manufacturer Ceramiche Refin has released a collection of porcelain tiles that take design cues from the clarity of glass surfaces. Ceramiche Refin designed the Vetri collection to combines the “emotional power of glass” with the resistance, safety and practicality of stoneware. While traditional ceramics can have a heavy appearance, Ceramiche Refin’s Vetri collection aimed […]

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 […]

Competition: win an architectural stadium model-building kit by Arckit

Dezeen promotion: in our latest competition, Dezeen is partnering with Arckit to give away five model-building kits for sports stadiums and arenas. Referred to as “posh Lego” for architects, Arckit‘s products offer an alternative to traditional models that are often made from materials glued together. Its recently launched Sports range are described as the world’s first multi-stadium […]

Competition: win a Hard Case Trolley suitcase by Muji

Dezeen promotion: in our latest competition, Dezeen has partnered with Muji to give away five hard-shell suitcases from the Muji to Go travel collection. The Japanese retailer applies its signature minimalist touch to the Hard Case Trolley, available in five sizes, to cater for a day trip, a weekend away or a long holiday. With […]

Thematic exhibition explored the “collective city” at the Seoul Biennale 2019

Dezeen promotion: this year’s thematic exhibition at the 2019 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism looked at how a “collective” practice can challenge the way cities are developed. Titled Collective City, the thematic exhibition was curated by Beth Hughes, current head of programme for architecture at London’s Royal College of Art. It ran as part of […]

River Cafe restaurant releases limited-edition gift boxes

Dezeen promotion: London’s River Cafe restaurant, designed by architect Richard Rogers, has launched its annual limited-edition gift boxes containing a selection of the same Italian ingredients used daily in its kitchen. The Michelin-starred restaurant serves regional and seasonal Italian food in Hammersmith, west London. Each of the boldly-coloured gift boxes have been designed by graphic design […]

Dezeen’s Christmas gift guide 2019: interior designers

A David Chipperfield-designed candle and a one-handed watch are among our selection of 15 gifts for interior designers this holiday season. Holocene N0.2 by David Chipperfield Architect David Chipperfield designed this brass oil lamp, featuring two curved edges that partially obscure the flame, for Swedish lighting brand Wästberg. The lamp forms part of the company’s […]

Luminaire to exhibit works by Konstantin Grcic and Piero Lissoni at Design Miami

Dezeen promotion: design company Luminaire is hosting an exhibition at its Miami Design District showroom featuring works by industrial designer Konstantin Grcic, architect and designer Piero Lissoni and fashion designer Ann Demeulemeester. Piero Lissoni’s The Uncollected Collection will be among the items in the exhibit The Luminaire Lab exhibition will open on Thursday 5 December 2019 […]

Wolfgang Rieder appointed Loeb Fellow at Harvard University

Dezeen promotion: Wolfgang Rieder, owner of the Rieder Group, has become the first design entrepreneur to be granted a Loeb Fellowship at Harvard University. As one of the Loeb Fellows, the Austrian-based owner of the Rieder Group will spend the 2019/2020 semester at Harvard University in Cambridge devoting himself to topics including climate protection and […]

Dezeen’s Christmas gift guide 2019: architects and designers

To kick off our Christmas gift guide series this year, we’ve compiled 15 presents ideal for architects and designers. They include sculptural jewellery, Bauhaus Dessau mini models and a pen made from Nespresso pods. Tangente by Nomos Nomos Glashütte has updated its Tangente watch, 25 years after it was released. The hand-wound watch has a […]

Katerra launches “elegantly simple” building products brand KOVA

Dezeen promotion: Silicon Valley design-build firm Katerra has launched a brand called KOVA that offers “simple, timeless” building products and materials. KOVA was founded by Katerra to offer architects, designers and trade professionals a one-stop shop for high quality but low-cost materials and products. Its products range from large appliances and cabinetry through to lighting, […]

Penang government seeks architects and master planners to design man-made islands

Architects and master planners from across the globe are invited to submit masterplan proposals for three new islands that are set to be developed in Penang, Malaysia. The Penang South Islands (PSI) will be constructed just off the southern coast of Penang Island, which lies to the west of mainland Malaysia. Construction of the islands […]

Euroboden reveals design of “brutalist” Hammerschmidt office in Munich

Dezeen promotion: Euroboden has revealed visuals of a concrete office building near Munich, Germany, designed by Arno Brandlhuber and Muck Petzet. Named Hammerschmidt, the linear “brutalist structure” will measure 16,000 square-metres and contain a series of customisable workspaces available to rent by businesses of any kind. Working in collaboration with architects Brandlhuber and Petzet, who recently […]

Competition: win two tickets to The World Around’s inaugural conference in New York

Dezeen promotion: in our latest competition, we’ve partnered with architecture forum The World Around to give away two tickets to its conference taking place for the first time in January 2020. Curated by Beatrice Galilee, the inaugural conference will take place on Saturday 25 January 2020 at The Times Centre in New York designed by […]

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