Dutch designer Lieske Schreuder fed coloured paper to snails and then collected their vibrant-hued poo to make floor tiles (+ slideshow). More »
Monthly archives: November 2013
UK singer-songwriter Sivu, aka James Page, seems to have spent most of 2013 on the verge hitting the big time and is surely set to explode in 2014. Working with in-demand producer Charlie Andrew, the man behind Alt-J's critically acclaimed debut album An Awesome Wave, should certainly help.
It features Sivu's typically ethereal vocals, with a guest appearance from singer Marika Hackman, all accompanied by a melancholy blend of pianos, guitars and a dark underlying electronic bass.
Folded steel staircases lead to elevated rooms atop freestanding metal towers inside this old industrial building in Brussels that adn Architectures has converted into an open-plan apartment (+ slideshow). More »
A nomadic city moves from place to place like an enormous tank in this conceptual proposal by architecture graduate Manuel Domínguez. More »
This 25-metre wooden lookout in the Czech Republic by Mjölk Architekti is named Cucumber Tower in an attempt to discourage association with phallic forms (+ slideshow). More »
Scroll on for all the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Martha Schwartz Partners, the University of Melbourne and UNStudio, which unveiled designs for a 60-metre tower in Munich last week (pictured). Plus this is the last chance to apply for roles with Heatherwick Studio, Studio Fuksas, OMA and more... More »
French studio Perraudin Architecture has constructed a family house out of solid stone, claiming the material is "cheaper and faster" to build with than concrete. More »