Competition: win a Planner shelving unit by Paul McCobb for Fritz Hansen

Dezeen promotion: modern design meets function in our latest competition, where Dezeen has partnered with Danish furniture brand Fritz Hansen to give away a shelving unit from its Planner collection. Originally designed by Paul McCobb in the 1950s and recently reissued by Fritz Hansen, the Planner shelving displays the late American industrial-designer’s characteristic functional, mid-century […]

Dutch Design Week talk to explore sustainable materials including Decovery plant-based paint

Dezeen promotion: Decovery paint ingredient manufacturer DSM is hosting a talk at Dutch Design Week on the vital role that plant-based paint can play in making the whole design industry more environmentally friendly. Entitled Sustainable materials from start to finish, the talk will be hosted by Lawrence Theunissen, the team’s head of business development. It will focus on […]

New York’s Archtober festival includes tours of buildings by Studio Gang, Steven Holl and OMA

Dezeen promotion: architect-led tours, open offices and a pumpkin carving competition are among the events that will take place in New York for the city’s month-long architecture festival Archtober. Organised by the Center for Architecture, the event offers tours, design lectures, parties, film screenings and more at venues across the city from 1 to 31 […]

Nomos Glashütte unveils three watches for its Campus collection

Dezeen promotion: Nomos Glashütte has added three automatic watches to its Campus collection, designed for graduates and young professionals. The three additions bring Nomos Glashütte’s Campus collection up to six watches, after first launching in 2017 with three hand-wound models. Nomos Glashütte has expanded its Campus collection with three watches The automatic timepieces are available in […]

Flokk designs its most sustainable chair to date from recycled materials

Dezeen promotion: Furniture manufacturer Flokk, owner of the Swedish brand RH, has released its most sustainable task chair to date – the RH New Logic, which has been made from recycled aluminium, plastic and steel. Designed in collaboration with Norwegian designers Jonas Stokke and Øystein Austad, the RH New Logic chair is an updated version […]

Architect Stefano Boeri to speak at first ACT Forum’19

Dezeen promotion: brands Makita, SCG and TOSTEM will appear at the debut edition of ACT Forum’19 exposition in November, alongside architect Stefano Boeri. The four-day event located in Bangkok, Thailand, is a forum and exposition that focuses on the South East Asian region’s building and design industries. ACT Forum’19 (The International Architect Forum and Building Technology Exposition), […]

Studio Gang clads Chicago high-rise in energy-saving concrete panels

Dezeen promotion: materials developer Rieder has clad the facades of Solstice on the Park, a residential tower in Chicago designed by Studio Gang, in modular concrete panels. The tower, clad by Rieder, is named Solstice on the Park due to the distinctive angular forms cut from its south, park-facing facade. The form of the building has […]

Designs from Ro Plastic Prize to be exhibited during London Design Festival

Dezeen promotion: sustainable designs from Rossana Orlandi‘s Ro Plastic Prize competition will be exhibited at Istituto Marangoni London as part of this year’s London Design Festival. The works of winning designer Alexander Schul and other emerging creatives will be displayed at the exhibition, alongside pieces by renowned Italian architect Piero Lissoni and contemporary designer James Shaw. […]

Herman Miller and Vitra release Eames LTR Tables with Eucalyptus tops

Dezeen promotion: Herman Miller and Vitra have released a limited run of Eucalyptus LTR Tables – a version of Charles and Ray Eames‘ design with a top made from trees felled at the Eames House. The tables were created from two eucalyptus trees harvested from the Los Angeles property, which were felled as part of the Eames Foundation’s ongoing […]

Design China Beijing trade show returns for “bigger and more impactful” second edition

Dezeen promotion: Design China Beijing 2019 will feature over 200 exhibitors, showcasing furniture and lighting by emerging Chinese designers alongside a selection of international brands exhibiting in China for the first time. The trade show will be double the size of its inaugural edition, which launched last year, and expects to receive twice as many […]

Call for entries to the Tile of Spain Awards 2019

Dezeen promotion: architects, designers and students are invited to submit projects to this year’s Tile of Spain Awards. The annual event, now in its 18th edition, is held by the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER) to celebrate projects from across the globe that make use of Spanish-made ceramics. This year, a total prize of […]

Shortlist announced for AHEAD MEA 2019 hospitality awards

Dezeen promotion: a concrete grocery store converted into a boutique hotel and a series of remote timber-frame cabins on the Namibian coast are some of the projects shortlisted in the 2019 AHEAD MEA awards. This edition of the AHEAD MEA awards celebrates outstanding hospitality projects completed in the Middle East and Africa between January 2018 […]

Competition: win a Rock chair by Marc Sadler

To mark the 25th anniversary of 100% Design, Dezeen is partnering with Daa to offer readers the chance to win one of its Rock chairs designed by Marc Sadler. Italian brand Daa will be presenting furniture from its collection at 100% Design – a design show for industry professionals and enthusiasts that takes place at […]

Thomas Juul-Hansen opts for earthy tones in Bangkok’s Scope Langsuan apartments

Dezeen promotion: The interiors of the Scope Langsuan residential building have been designed by Thomas Juul-Hansen, his first project in Thailand. Located in the heart of Bangkok‘s city centre, the soon-to-be-completed development for Scope is situated on one of the most expensive pieces of freehold land in the city. Danish designer Thomas Juul-Hansen was behind the interior design […]

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 […]

Shortlist unveiled for AHEAD Europe 2019 hospitality awards

Dezeen promotion: a nine-suite boutique hotel housed within a 158-year-old aristocratic palazzo and a disused wine factory-turned-luxury resort are some of the projects to be shortlisted in the 2019 AHEAD Europe awards. This year’s edition of the AHEAD Europe awards celebrates outstanding hospitality projects completed in the region between June 2018 and May 2019. All projects […]

Moroso and Magis to exhibit at Warsaw Home trade fair 2019

Dezeen promotion: international trade fair Warsaw Home returns this October with furniture brands such as Magis and Moroso, and its first exhibition space for young designers. Located in Nadarzyn, a village just outside the Polish capital, the four-day international trade fair will take place from 3 to 6 October 2019 inside the Ptak Warsaw Expo exhibition […]

Andreu World’s latest competition asks designers to reimagine the chair and table

Dezeen promotion: Spanish furniture brand Andreu World is inviting designers from across the globe to submit chair and table proposals to its International Design Contest, held in collaboration with Kvadrat. The International Design Contest, which launched in 2001, annually calls for global creatives to reinterpret the design of chairs and tables. Just under 30,000 people […]

Roca launches bathroom collection made from innovative design material Surfex

Dezeen promotion: bathroom brand Roca has developed an innovative, flexible surface material called Surfex, which it has launched with its Modo collection. Surfex, is a malleable solid surface material formulated from a combination of minerals and resins. Roca has used the material to create a range of basins in shapes and forms that were “unthinkable” until now. […]

Francesca Molteni creates film to celebrate Italian ceramics

Dezeen promotion: Film director Francesca Molteni has created a movie for Ceramics of Italy that spotlights the story of Italian ceramics. Created by Molteni with architectural historian Fulvio Irace, the short film artistically celebrates the character and versatility of Italian tile. The film features three Italian buildings that each demonstrate innovative and interesting ways that the locally-produced tiles […]

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