Construction is now underway on a Zaha Hadid-designed cultural complex on the edge of a lake in Changsha, China (+ movie). More »
Monthly archives: March 2013
The criss-crossing bands of these running shoes by Nike are inspired by a Chinese finger trap. More »
Glass panels slide into the walls to create an outdoor living room at this lakeside house outside São Paulo by Brazilian architects Studio Arthur Casas (+ slideshow). More »
Italian studio Disguincio & Co has produced a concept for a spiral staircase with steps made from folds of fibreglass. More »
Prague-based Studio Muon have completed a hair salon in Brno, Czech Republic, that looks like a cross between a warehouse and a dungeon (+ slideshow). More »
French design duo Cauboyz built a wall of illuminated words to make this typography-inspired music video (+ movies). More »
Students arriving at and departing from this school in Zaragoza, Spain, often obstructed sports games in the playground, so architect Guzmán de Yarza Blache decided to lift one of the sports courts up out of the way (+ movie). More »
Central Saint Martins graduate Eilish Macintosh showed outfits tied up with knotted lengths of rope at the institution's show during London Fashion Week. More »
A tubular steel slide plummets through four storeys inside this penthouse apartment in New York by architect David Hotson (+ slideshow). More »
This virtual library shelf would let New York subway passengers read the first 10 pages of a book on their smartphones before directing them to the nearest library to pick up a hard copy (+ movie). More »
Brides and Bees by South African DJ Floyd Lavine blends techno rhythms with the sounds of soul music to create a track that's smooth, laid-back and danceable all at the same time.
We discovered Lavine at the inaugural Design Indaba Music Circuit in Cape Town last week.