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Department of Islamic Arts at Musée du Louvre by Mario Bellini and Rudy Ricciotti

This week on Dezeen

This week Peter Zumthor was named as winner of the Royal Gold Medal for architecture, an undulating golden extension to the Louvre (above) opened in Paris and open-source blueprints for 3D-printed guns were released.

The Fudge Pop-Up Salon by Zaha Hadid

Our London Design Festival coverage continued with a pop-up hair salon by Zaha Hadid (above) and a bar furnished with materials scavenged from the surrounding east London streets (below).

East London Furniture  at DreamBags JaguarShoes

Our most popular stories included a hood for taking naps in public (below), which readers thought was "the most ridiculous thing ever posted on this site" and "makes you look like a garlic clove".

Ostrich Pillow by  Kawamura-Ganjavian

Other highly-clicked stories were a dreamy holiday cabin in Sweden and a stone funeral chapel in Germany that readers think is to die for (below).

Funeral Chapel in Ingelheim Frei-Weinheim by Bayer & Strobel Architekten

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