This time last year Christmas cards from architects Zaha Hadid, Threefold, and Coop Himmelb(l)au, as well as designers Tom Dixon, Studio Job and Marcel Wanders were getting everyone into the festive spirit.
We took a break from eating mince pies to feature windows that create constantly changing shadows in response to the wintery weather outside, a chair shaped like an oar and a picnic pavilion comprising a giant pillow on stilts.
Our most popular stories over the holidays were two concrete houses by Japanese architects Apollo, one that readers thought could do with windows and another that was inspired by a drawer being pulled out of a box.
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