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The importance of choosing maternity pieces that can be worn even after pregnancy. Timelessness and durability will be the watchwords. An everyday go-to skirt united with a luxurious oversized white coat – made from the finest of Italian fabrics. Stayi…
Effortless (but elevated) and slouchy whites escorted by black details. Legoe Heritage pants are ingeniously created for modern expectant mothers and also have the advantage to be worn post-pregnancy. Black version previously seen here. Legoe Heritage …
Last 2018 Outfit, processing the usual black and white palette and the opposition game of structure/slouchy/volume. Enhanced by high level texture variations, including velvet, leather, and silk. Delaroq handbags were LM’s last find of the year and wha…
An all blackeveryhting mood directed by softness, clean lines, minimal-maxi vibes, and comforting elegance. The perfect balance between relaxed and refined. The turtleneck long-sleeved dress, long hemmed, is an easy and ideal statement piece which can …
Finally! A first article on COTTDS.com with photos of our new home. It took me long enough, but boy, these last few months have been though. Never underestamate the amount of time and work that goes in to a move. And eventhough we outsourced a l…
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Hello there! With 2018 around the corner, a new chapter has begun for me and my family. For those who follow me on my Instagram and Facebook account have probably already seen some of the sneak previews I’ve shown of our new home. In …
An ideal texture for winter, cashmere is one of Lines/Manner’s favorite must-have. Particularly for cardigans. Eileen Fisher’s new collection conquers deeply, not only because of the good quality of their fabrics but also via their commitme…
London studio David Miller Architects has won the top prize at the Archiboo Web Awards 2017, which recognise the best websites of architects and architecture organisations. The prize for best overall website was awarded to the David Miller-led architecture studio, after judges described is as as “clean, cool and comprehensive”. “This is a very well organised,
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A miniature library adjoins this tiny home that architect Sam Jacob and car brand MINI have built for this year’s London Design Festival. MINI created the 50-square-metre Urban Cabin as part of its ongoing MINI Living project, which is exploring new forms of urban living. The tiny cabin is designed for a future when homes become a shared resource.
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French artist Xavier Veilhan has created two new sculptures of Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano, which are set to be permanently installed across from the architects’ iconic building, the Centre Pompidou. The sculptures are variations on pieces in Veilhan’s Architects series, first exhibited at a private viewing in the Palace of Versailles in 2009. They will
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Night after night, the windows of the tower blocks that make up the Waterloo Estate in Sydney have been gradually lit up in different colours as part of a public art project that aims to make the community more visible. Triggered by the NSW state government’s plans to redevelop the area, the #WeLiveHere2017 project has been gaining
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While some architects have been experimenting with mushroom mycelium as a cladding material, architect Dirk Hebel and engineer Philippe Block have gone one step further – by using fungi to build self-supporting structures. Hebel, who leads the Sustainable Construction unit at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, and Block, who founded the Block Research Group at ETH Zürich,
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An “obese house” by Austrian sculptor Erwin Wurm has been installed on the lawn outside an 18th-century palace in Vienna. Wurm first created the Fat House in 2003, as a commentary on middle-class consumer culture. It is now on show outside the Upper Belvedere, one of Vienna’s most important examples of baroque architecture. The seven-metre-high sculpture is similar in
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Design bodies are consulting their members on what the UK’s immigration policy should look like post-Brexit, after the government invited business sectors to submit their views on the subject. Home secretary Amber Rudd announced at the end of last week that she was tasking the Migration Advisory Committee with gathering evidence on the impacts of
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The highly detailed drawings used to create the backdrops of animated Japanese movies like Ghost in the Shell are the focus of a new exhibition in London. Currently on show at House of Illustration, Anime Architecture pays tribute to the artists and designers behind some of the best-loved anime films, from Akira to Patlabor: The Movie, and Metropolis. These creative
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British studio Neon has created a vibrant tent-like installation covered in wind-reactive inflatable pockets in the mountains of France. Titled Wind Cathedral, the site-specific artwork was created by Mark Nixon’s architecture and design practice for Horizons, an annual open-air exhibition in Massif du Sancy focusing on large installations. Located on a hill in the countryside of a small
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Zaha Hadid’s London Aquatics Centre, EMBT’s Scottish Parliament and Haworth Tompkins’s Stirling-Prize-winning Everyman Theatre are just some of the landmark buildings featured on a new set of UK stamps dedicated to contemporary architecture. Designed by London design agency GBH, the Royal Mail Special Stamps Collection features 10 of the most famous public buildings from the last two decades. The buildings
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Dezeen is giving away five hardcover copies of Fabricate 2017: Rethinking Design and Construction, which brings together the best architecture and design projects involving digital fabrication. The book is the official supporting publication of Fabricate, the international triennial conference for those working at the intersection of design, architecture, construction and computation. This year’s conference took
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To coincide with the opening of an exhibition dedicated to plywood at London’s V&A museum, we’ve rounded up 10 projects from the Dezeen archives that push the material to its limits. Plywood: Material of the Modern World charts the history of plywood from the 1850s to present day, showcasing examples of how the material has contributed to significant
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London mayor Sadiq Khan has appointed 50 architects and designers, including David Adjaye, Alison Brooks and Sadie Morgan, to work with local councils to improve the quality of the built environment across the capital. Khan announced the appointments as part of the Good Growth by Design programme during a speech at London School of Economics last night.
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Office workers can sleep, grow plants, pour themselves a cocktail and work out in each of these specialised hubs created by students at ÉCAL university. The structures are created using Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec’s Workbays system – a set of flexible dividers for Vitra that are designed to let offices be customised into different areas
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Retail startup Wheelys has designed a prototype self-driving supermarket that navigates to different locations throughout the day and uses artificially intelligent holograms to help customers. The vehicle is designed to be almost completely self sufficient, relying on software that tracks its inventory and alerts the Moby-Mart when it’s time to restock. It runs from an
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Brunel University student Aleksi Vesaluoma has developed a technique for using mushroom mycelium as an environmentally friendly construction material. Vasaluoma worked alongside architecture firm Astudio to create the Grown Structures series using mycelium, the vegetative part of a mushroom fungus. Vasaluoma, a student at London’s Brunel University, developed a technique where the mycelium material is mixed with
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Terence Conran, Amanda Levete and Asif Khan are among the British architects and designers who have been awarded in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for their services to the industry. The Queen’s Birthday Honours recognises individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to their field. This year one designer and three architects are included in the list. For his major contribution
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After a surprising election result, the UK’s architects and designers are reacting to the uncertainty of a hung parliament, and what it means for upcoming Brexit negotiations. Theresa May’s Conservatives’ remains the largest party in parliament after yesterday’s vote. But it only won 318 seats, eight short of the majority needed to form government, resulting in a hung parliament.
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The UK has woken up to news of a hung parliament, prompting the Creative Industries Federation to say there is no mandate for a hard Brexit. Theresa May’s Conservative Party lost seats in yesterday’s general election, falling short of an overall majority in parliament. May had called the snap election in April on the grounds
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With the UK general election taking place tomorrow, we’ve broken down the manifestos of the three leading parties to show how their policies could affect architects and designers. The snap election, which Conservative prime minister Theresa May called ahead of the start of Brexit negotiations, will determine which party will oversee the UK’s departure from the European Union.
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The UK’s Labour Party has praised the nation’s architecture and design sector, and promised to put the creative sector at the centre of Brexit negotiations if it wins next month’s general election. This makes Labour the only political party to specifically mention architecture and design in its election manifesto and the only one to respond to
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Architectural model-building kit manufacturers Arckit has designed a series of accessible three-dimensional modelling sets for aspiring and professional architects, and urban planners. Called Arckit Cityscape and Arckit Masterplan, the new city-building kits are designed to appeal to a broad audience ranging from young children, to hobbyists and professionals. The kits follow on from the original
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While constantly perpetuating a ritual of working with “slow fashion” brands, LM now feels the urge to dig deeper into that way of thought, driven by the necessity to accentuate this movement through innovation. On the Shoes of Prey online platform, all … Continue reading →
Australian studio Double Days has created a publicly editable directory of women in design that can be used by conference organisers to source female speakers for panel discussions. Published on Google Docs by Double Days founder Bonnie Abbott, the list is comprised of names and short descriptions of women recommended by peers and admirers for being “inspiring
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Drones will transform the way buildings are designed, the way they look and the way they are used, according to architect Mark Dytham. Dytham, co-founder of Tokyo-based studio Klein Dytham Architecture, said that unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) would soon replace road transport for deliveries, meaning buildings would start “sprouting branches” for them to land on.
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Elon Musk has revealed a plan for easing city congestion that would see an underground network of tunnels transporting cars on high-speed skates travelling at 130 miles per hour. The entrepreneur and Tesla founder presented his vision for The Boring Company along with a video during a TED Talk last week in Vancouver. He founded
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Deployment of IKEA’s award-winning refugee shelter was put on hold due to concerns over a range of design issues including accessibility and fire risk, Dezeen has learned. Better Shelter, the social enterprise that produces the product, said a new version of the shelter was under development to address the issues and would be launched later this year. “Following
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The Copenhagen Acne store inside Illum is a thing of minimal beauty in wall to wall steel.
Influenced by Herzog & de Meuron’s recently completed leafy tower in Beirut, our featured Pinterest board this week is sowed with plant-covered buildings from around the world. It includes Studio 102’s verdant office and showroom in Hanoi and a green Parisian apartment tower by Maison Edouard François. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›
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With DesignMarch, Iceland’s most important design fair, underway in Reykjavík, our latest Pinterest board focuses on architecture and design from the Nordic country, including a pair of red pyramid-framed bridges and a set of tables shaped like basalt columns. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›
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Stone, brick and wood introduce subtle textures to this house near Cape Town, which was designed by architect Jan Sofka to resemble a Japanese home spotted on Dezeen. Hoptoad house was initiated in 2013 by entrepreneur Sven ten Bokkel Huinink, who was looking to build a second property on his existing smallholding in Noordhoek, a village around 30 kilometres south
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Completed in 2014, the Elliptical House by Mário Martins Atelier is based on a geometric shape and volume carved by the landscape.
A trio of courtyards covered in cobbles and surrounded by glass break up this London home, which has cedar-lined walls that reference the old timber store it replaces. London-based architecture studio De Rosee Sa designed the house for a client who lived across the road from the old timber storage yard. He bought the site located between terraces and a row of 16 garages
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Located in Washington, DC, The Rock Creek House is an adaptive re-use project of a 1920’s brick structure to expand its functions into the landscape.
Spanish designer Marta Colmenero has created a set of illustrations that capture the concrete forms of brutalist architecture across the globe. The series features some of the world’s best-known brutalist buildings, from Moshe Safdie’s Habitat 67 to Le Corbusier’s Unité d’Habitation. Commissioned by insurance comparison site Go Compare for its Concrete Feats microsite, Colmenero has illustrated
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To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Dezeen editorial team has nominated 50 women and female-led studios from the architecture and design industry who inspire us. In no particular order… Neri Oxman Nominated by Alice Morby There are few people that have done more to push the boundaries of 3D printing than MIT Media Lab professor Neri
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The small housing units called MINIMOD have been designed by Brazilian MAPA Architects. Constructed from four modules, namely, bedroom, living room dining room and bathroom, which also contains a kitchen, they present a simple but contemporary dwelling…
A group of MAarch students from the Bartlett School of Architecture have devised a method of turning felt into load-bearing structures that they hope to build into an fabric pavilion. The Flextiles project focused on developing a design system using a composite of felt fibres and expandable foam for reinforcement. Students Noura Mheid, Hameda Janahi,
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Spanish firm Fran Silvestre Arquitectos has developed one of its signature white residential designs for a client in Los Angeles. Located high up in the exclusive Hollywood Hills, the yet-to-be-built minimal home is positioned at different levels in or…
British engineer and inventor James Dyson has announced he is increasing his brand’s UK presence tenfold with the opening of a second campus. Dyson made the announcement today at the company’s global headquarters on the outskirts of Malmesbury, a historic market town in Wiltshire, southwest England. The new campus will sit on 517 acres of
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American artist Doug Aitken has built a small house-shaped structure, clad top-to-bottom in mirrors, in the desert outside Palm Springs. The Mirage sculpture is modelled on a ranch-style suburban American house. But it is composed of mirrored surfaces, which reflect the surroundings and camouflage the structure. “Mirage distills the recognisable and repetitious suburban home into the
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Inspired by the discovery of the TRAPPIST-1 system, we created a Pinterest board full of architecture and design for space travel, including NASA’s retro space tourism posters and the world’s first space terminal, designed by Fosters + Partners. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›
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This week on Dezeen, Diébédo Francis Kéré was revealed as the first African architect to design the Serpentine Pavilion, while the Australian equivalent of the commission went to OMA. Burkinabe architect Diébédo Francis Kéré will create this year’s Serpentine Pavilion, which is set to feature a roof that mimics a tree canopy and a central waterfall. Rem Koolhaas and
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Dezeen promotion: designers are invited to come up with innovative solutions to revamp public spaces in the City of London, in the first of three competitions as part of the A Smarter City initiative. A Smarter City is a project led by The City Centre in partnership with the City of London Corporation and developer Brookfield Property Partners, seeking to improve
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Frank Gehry will teach an architecture and design course for online education platform MasterClass, sharing his creative process and offering critique on student work. For $90 (approximately £72), Gehry’s MasterClass will include 15 video lessons tutoring students on his architectural philosophy by using case studies, sketches and models. A downloadable workbook with recaps and assignments accompanies each class.
Dezeen promotion: Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne has revealed the programme for this year’s event, which will feature exhibitions focused on new ways of working. Now in its 10th edition, the Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne is set to take place from 9 March to 9 April 2017. This year, the month-long event will expand beyond the walls of the old Manufacture d’Armes of
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Today is President’s Day in the USA, so we’re looking back at our most controversial stories about current POTUS Donald Trump, from a Nazi-style logo to an IKEA version of his proposed Mexican border wall. Ever since the real-estate mogul and reality TV star announced his plans to run for the US presidency, the architecture
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New print designs as a collaboration between Danish print store The Poster Club and design studio Atelier CPH.Stay tuned for a great giveaway you’ll want to be a part of, where you can win a print from the new collection! More details coming soon.Photo…
This week on Dezeen, Santiago Calatrava responded to the 2016 Women in Architecture survey, which showed broadening pay disparity, by telling women to “just wait a second” for equality. Responding to new evidence showing sexism is rife in the architecture profession, Calatrava told a London audience that “women are the salt of our lives” while drawing
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Dezeen promotion: architects and designers have until the end of February to submit their entries to this year’s A’ Design Awards. The A’ Design Awards aims to recognise and promote international design projects across the architecture, interiors and design industries, with categories ranging from Architecture, Building and Structure Design to Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design. Further information on each of the categories is
The house of sculptor Pedro Reyes and his wife, fashion designer Carla Fernández is a unique space dominated with concrete, where the pair lives, works and creates.
Located in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, the house in Utsunomiya is completely surrounded by a metal roof, sheltering terraces and a garden so the residents can use these spaces throughout the year. Japanese studio Suppose Design Office developed an exter…
A genuine marble stone dial possessing a unique veined birthmark. With a minimal and modern design, this statement piece will delight the most meticulous and perfectionist of us all, achieving in them a feeling of being the exception. And for … Continue reading →
This week on Dezeen, Jeff Bridges was revealed to playing Mies van der Rohe in a forthcoming movie, while Netflix launched its new design documentary series, starring designers including Bjarke Ingels. New design documentary series Abstract: The Art of Design went live on Netflix yesterday, also featuring Tinker Hatfield, Es Devlin and Ilse Crawford. In its first episode, BIG founder
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British journalist and curator Kieran Long has been named as the new director of ArkDes, Sweden’s national centre for architecture and design. Long has been head of design, architecture and digital at London’s V&A since 2013, and has presented television programmes including The House That £100k Built. He is also a Dezeen columnist, and former editor of the Architectural
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Designer Giles Miller has worked with visualiser Forbes Massie to draw up designs for a huge monument with a cross-shaped plan and textured brick walls. Miller and Massie’s 14-storey Monument is designed to be completely hollow, allowing visitors to inhabit it. Working alongside structural engineers from Arup, Miller’s studio took on the conceptual project to “push our creative discipline as composers of materials to
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Located in the unpopulated outskirts of Melgaço in northern Portugal, the building combines minimalist modernity with the firm permanence of old stone buildings. Portuguese architect Nuno Brandao Costa built the home into the decaying facade of a rura…