Opinion: the success of wearable technology depends on aesthetics, but with designers failing to grasp the baton can Apple make a difference with its acquisition of Beats headphones and partnership with Nike, asks Alex Wiltshire. More »
French architect Noémie Meney retained as much of the original structure as possible when converting this 1930s garden building into a summer guesthouse. More »
A street that was transformed into a huge water slide for a day remains popular with readers, so we've collected together some more examples of slippery fun from a variety of projects including homes and offices and pinned them onto a new Pinterest board.
Battery-farmed chickens could be tricked into thinking they are roaming free if dressed in virtual reality headsets designed as a tongue-in-cheek proposal by US company Second Livestock (+ interview). More »
This week world famous architects including Sou Fujimoto and Wang Shu designed bus stops for a tiny Austrian village and Snøhetta's September 11 Memorial Museum structure was inaugurated by US president Barack Obama. Read on for more architecture and design highlights from the past seven days plus our Dezeen Music Project track of the week. More »
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