This dressing table by London designer Florian Schmid comprises a circular mirror with a two-legged table slicing halfway across it. More »
Monthly archives: February 2013
Slideshow feature: following the news that Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto is designing this year's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, here's a look at some of his best-known projects, including the Final Wooden House made from chunky timber beams and the Tokyo Apartment that comprises four house-shaped apartments stacked on top of each other. More »
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Spanish practice F451 Arquitectura has completed a faceted house and studio for an artist that folds out from a hillside in Gijón, Spain (+ slideshow). More »
British artist Richard Wentworth has collaborated with Swiss architects GRUPPE to build a pop-up wooden auditorium in the atrium of Central Saint Martins art and design college in London (+ slideshow). More »
Interview: earlier today, London studio Softkill Design unveiled plans for a 3D printed house. We spoke to Softkill's Gilles Retsin about the viability of printed architecture and how he intends to print a plastic dwelling in just three weeks.
"When we started this research, it was a kind of science fiction," he says. "It's not actually that far off any more." More »
This track by Human Machine is a tribute to the late, great trumpet player Donald Byrd, who passed away last week. Byrds in Heaven is a gentle electronica track, which features a mournful sample of Byrd's playing.
Herzog & de Meuron has added three new halls to the Messe Basel exhibition centre in the north of the Swiss city where the architects are based (+ slideshow). More »
OMA has revealed designs for a department store in Kuwait City that draws inspiration from the galleries of a traditional Arab market. More »
Richard Woods and Sebastian Wrong have created a collection of chairs that wouldn't seem out of place in a cartoon. More »