The locker room at the London School of Economics is now a village of cabinets with house-shaped profiles and bold graphics. More »
Monthly archives: November 2012
This home on a golf course complex in Belas on the outskirts of Lisbon consists of five smaller houses connected by interior passages.(+ slideshow) More »
To prove that germs aren't all bad, Paris-based studio Bold-design came up with an activity kit that uses bacteria to turn sand from the beach into stone souvenirs (+ slideshow). More »
In a movie filmed by Alice Masters for the Design Museum's annual Designers in Residence exhibition, Lawrence Lek explains how he created a modular system of plywood pieces that can be bent into objects including a stool and a pavilion. More »
The peeling, brightly painted walls of an abandoned house provide a striking backdrop to this collection of over-dyed handmade rugs by American designer homeware brand ABC Carpet & Home. More »
This student housing block in Norway by MEK Architects is named MySpace, as the architects imagined the building as a social network where each of the 116 residents can get to know one another (+ slideshow). More »
As areas affected by Hurricane Sandy began the recovery process this week, Iwan Baan's photos of New York during the ensuing blackout featured in our most popular story. More »
Get ready for the weekend with this great moombahton track by breakbeat DJ extraordinaire FreQ Nasty, featuring UK reggae singer Tippa Irie and Dezeen Music Project favourite Solar Lion. This is the original mix, but there are loads of great remixes of the track on FreQ Nasty's Soundcloud page, so check them out too.
You can also listen to previous tracks by Solar Lion that we've featured on Dezeen Music Project here.
French designer Jérôme Dumetz placed a wheel on each corner of this wooden sideboard to turn it into a miniature truck (+ movie). More »
This thatched visitor centre by architects Wingårdhs sits beside the shallow waters of Sweden's Lake Tåkern, the annual nesting habitat for over a hundred species of bird (+ slideshow). More »
News: designer and urbanist Dan Hill has been announced as the new managing director of Fabrica, the Benetton Group’s communication research centre in Treviso, Italy. More »
Our second story this week about Japanese architects no.555 features a low-budget house inspired by animals' nests beside a rice field in Matsumoto (+ slideshow). More »
This police station in eastern Spain by architects Daniel Martí and Natàlia Ferrer has perforated aluminium walls that let arriving visitors take a peek at what's going on inside (+ slideshow). More »
Swiss studio Mauro Turin Architectes wants to celebrate the history of the Lavaux wine-making region in Switzerland by cantilevering a museum from the side of a mountain (+ slideshow). More »