This week, Snøhetta updated its controversial AT&T Building proposal

December 8, 2018 Lizzie Crook 0

This week on Dezeen, Snøhetta revised its proposal for Philip Johnson’s postmodern tower in New York, as Foster’s 425 Park Avenue skyscraper reached a construction milestone. Snøhetta has unveiled a more subtle approach for its overhaul of the AT&T Building in Midtown Manhattan, after a backlash against the initial scheme, which resulted in the building gaining landmark status. The new

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MUT Design Have Created A Combined Sink, Countertop, Mirror, And Storage

December 6, 2018 Erin 0

  Spanish firm MUT Design Studio, founded by Alberto Sánchez and Eduardo Villalón, have designed ARCO, a multi-functional piece of bathroom furniture.   Inspired by the shape of an arch, ARCO is a minimalist design that incorporates a mirror, taps, washbasin, and a shelving system, which is hidden behind the mirror. Designed for Italian bathroom […]

This week, Dezeen Awards winners were revealed

December 1, 2018 Lizzie Crook 0

This week on Dezeen, the winners of the inaugural Dezeen Awards were announced at a ceremony in London, with Christ & Gantenbein, Studio Roosegaarde and Atelier NL among the winners. Four hundred people attended the Dezeen Awards ceremony, which was hosted by Sir Lenny Henry. Matthew Mazzotta was the recipient of the overall Architecture Project of the Year

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“Appreciating the role of colour in architecture is a great missed opportunity of the Bauhaus”

November 29, 2018 Michelle Ogundehin 0

It’s a shame that, although colour theory was taught at the Bauhaus, it was considered too feminine for architecture, says Michelle Ogundehin in this Opinion as part of our Bauhaus 100 series. The Bauhaus employed four artists whose theories on the use of colour underpin everything we think of as contemporary colour theory. So why, despite

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A New Sculptural Park Kiosk Has Opened In London

November 28, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Luke Hayes   Design practice Mizzi Studio, on behalf of artisan cafe brand Colicci, have recently completed the first of a family of nine kiosks for prominent locations throughout the Royal Parks in London.   Photography by Luke Hayes Mizzi Studio used sustainable materials like wood and traditional craft techniques, together with state-of-the-art manufacturing methods, to create […]

The Zen Stone Collection by Apiwat Chitapanya

November 27, 2018 Erin 0

  Designer Apiwat Chitapanya has created the Zen Stone Collection, that includes a sofa set, a side table, and a screen. The collection was designed for Thai furniture brand Masaya, and was inspired by stones in a Zen garden, where the stones are considered to be the soul of the garden.   The chairs have round […]

Marcel Breuer: the Bauhaus furniture master with a passion for architecture

November 27, 2018 Jon Astbury 0

Marcel Breuer is famous for his tubular steel furniture, yet his real interest was architecture. For our Bauhaus 100 series, marking 100 years of the influential school, we profile the Hungarian designer who championed a rational approach to design. For many, Breuer is immediately connected to the Model B3, also known as the Wassily Chair. This iconic

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Toyo Ito and Ron Arad headline Business of Design Week 2018 in Hong Kong

November 27, 2018 Dezeen staff 0

Dezeen promotion: architects Ben van Berkel, Ron Arad and Toyo Ito are among the line-up of speakers announced for this year’s Business of Design Week conference – and Dezeen readers get 30 per cent off tickets. The annual event returns to Hong Kong from 3 to 8 December, 2018, and will explore the theme “Think, Collaborate, Create”. These ideas will

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16 events celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus

November 26, 2018 Gunseli Yalcinkaya 0

With the Bauhaus celebrating its centenary next year, museums and galleries across the globe are hosting events to mark the occasion. As part of our Bauhaus 100 series, we reveal the exhibitions and conferences that are not to be missed. Architect Walter Gropius founded the Bauhaus in Weimar, Germany, in 1919. Although it was in operation

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This week, images emerged of new towers by Gehry and Foster

November 24, 2018 Lizzie Crook 0

This week on Dezeen, Foster + Partners revealed its plans for a 305-metre-tall tower in London, while photos emerged showing Frank Gehry’s Luma Arles taking shape in the French city. Foster + Partners has submitted a planning application for The Tulip, a viewing tower complete with rotating gondolas. If approved, it will become the tallest structure in the

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