Bohinc Studio shows space-themed collection in 18th-century townhouse

London designer Lara Bohinc showcased her latest, space-themed furniture collection in a 200-year-old house in London’s King’s Cross that was converted into an immersive installation for the occasion. Both a homeware collection and the house’s interior were created specifically for the London Design Festival and feature Bohinc’s take on celestial shapes and colours. Bohinc also […]

Malaysian designers propose building colony on Mars from locally grown bamboo

Warith Zaki and Amir Amzar have envisioned using bamboo grown and harvested on Mars to build the first colony on the red planet. Named Seed of Life, the conceptual colony design comprises a series of structures woven from bamboo by autonomous robots. Malaysian designers  Zaki and Amzar designed the proposal to demonstrate that there may […]

Visiting space will be “just like going on a cruise” says space hotel architect

The first commercial space hotel will be more like a cruise ship than Stanley Kubrick’s sleek space station from 2001, says Tim Alatorre, senior design architect of the Von Braun Space Station. The Gateway Foundation is designing the world’s first space hotel – the Von Braun Space Station – with the aim of making visiting space accessible […]

Expandable lunar habitat could provide a base for scientific research in space

Puerto Rican start-up Instarz has revealed plans for a compact self-sustainable lunar habitat that would allow astronauts to live and work on the moon for up to a year. The Remnant lunar surface habitat was developed by Instarz to further human exploration into deep space by supporting eight astronauts on missions lasting up to 12 […]

Horizn Studios and Alyssa Carson create luggage for space travel

Berlin-based luggage brand Horizn Studios collaborated with the world’s youngest astronaut, Alyssa Carson, to develop a smart, carbon fibre suitcase suitable for space tourism. The Horizn One case concept boasts a shell that would be made from carbon fibre reinforced with super-material graphene. This would enable enhanced flexibility and strength as well as making it […]

Jump through space and time on our Pinterest boards

We’re taking a glimpse into utopian and dystopian designs for the future on our updated Pinterest boards, from 3D-printed set design, to wearable technology and projects set in space. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest › Open the Pinterest app on your phone, tap the camera icon and scan the Pincode below to explore Dezeen’s feed. Read […]

Mapping of the Moon exhibition celebrates 300 years of lunar cartography

The Map House has created an exhibition of lunar maps created in the 300 years leading up to the first moon landing, which took place 50 years ago today. Mapping of the Moon: 1669-1969 contains around 80 celestial maps from the 17th century, alongside 20 moon globes and scientific instruments. The collection includes many maps from the space age including Hammond […]

Benedict Redgrove photographs NASA artefacts from five decades of space travel

British photographer Benedict Redgrove has taken photographs of numerous artefacts within the NASA archive. To mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, he has picked out his favourites. Over the past nine years Redgrove has photographed items within the security-sealed NASA archive for an upcoming book called NASA – Past and present dreams of the […]

George Bradford-Smith proposes astronaut training facility on face of Mont Blanc

Bartlett graduate George Bradford-Smith has designed an astronaut training facility that clings to the face of Mont Blanc to imitate Mars‘ extreme environmental conditions. Named Manipulating Mont Blanc, Bradford-Smith’s proposal imagines a future where humans will inhabit the red planet. It is intended to push astronauts “close to the limit of survival” to help them prepare […]

Jeff Bezos unveils Blue Moon lander as next step towards a space colony future

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos has revealed plans for a lunar lander, claiming that humans will become a space-faring species in the near future. Bezos, who funds the Blue Origin space programme, presented the Blue Moon lander at an event in Washington DC earlier this month. His suggestion is that future human beings will live on […]

SOM designs inflatable Moon Village to be first-ever lunar habitat

Architect firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill has unveiled a proposal for a permanent community on the moon, comprising inflating pods that balloon up to accommodate more inhabitants as the population grows. SOM teamed up with the European Space Agency (ESA) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to design Moon Village as “the first permanent human settlement on the […]

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