British designers Jay Osgerby and Edward Barber have contributed to the growing trend for glass furniture with a series of cabinets created to display "those weird objects you find" at flea markets. More »
Opinion: in the noughties, architects OMA worked on a series of optimistic projects for the European Union, including a proposal for a colourful EU Barcode flag and an exhibition suggesting that a united Europe "could be fun". With the EU looking increasingly fragile, OMA partner Reinier de Graaf wonders if they should have bothered. More »
McDonald's golden restaurant in Rotterdam, sex toys created to subvert stereotypes and BIG's stacked-box skyscraper design for New York (pictured), feature in this week's Dezeen Mail. Click through for our pick of the best news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.
Brooklyn studio Tokenlights has designed a set of hand-blown glass pendants based on the fruit of a rare Japanese plant (+ slideshow). More »
Thin blue strings are stretched between arch-shaped frames to create tunnels across the cloister garden of a French cathedral (+ slideshow). More »
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