The faceted surfaces of this library in the French town of Montauban by Paris architecture studio Colboc Franzen & Associés follow the lines of historical roads bordering the site (+ slideshow). More »
The world's largest solar furnace and wave-reflecting chambers are captured in this series of images documenting the architecture of science and research facilities by British photographer Alastair Philip Wiper (+ slideshow). More »
Industrial designer Yves Behar of Fuseproject has unveiled a television set-top box that includes a remote control with no buttons (+ slideshow). More »
Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto was in the spotlight this week, first for the opening of his Serpentine Gallery Pavilion and then for saying that unpaid internships in Japan are a "nice opportunity". Read on for more of the week's architecture and design news, plus Dezeen Music Project track of the week. More »
Our job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is a position for a salesperson at Rossana Orlandi's new temporary gallery in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Italy.
Orlandi helped to launch the careers of designers including Nacho Carbonell and Tomáš Gabzdil Libertiny with shows at her Milan venue Spazio Rossana Orlandi (pictured above) and curated the Bagatti Valsecchi 2.0 exhibition that was one of the highlights of Milan 2013. See more stories about Spazio Rossana Orlandi on Dezeen here.
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Foster + Partners has completed a 58-storey bowed tower in Calgary, Canada (+ slideshow). More »
Colourful strings are threaded around looms to envelop this Barcelona restaurant headed by Catalan chef Ferran Adrià (+ slideshow). More »
News: the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York has named Caroline Baumann as its new director. More »
The London store of Swedish denim brand Nudie Jeans has been fitted out as a repair station to mend old jeans (+ slideshow). More »
Austrian designer Clemens Auer has created a pair of tweezers made from a single loop of metal. More »