The top floor rooms of this house in Japan by Tato Architects are contained inside sheds that sit on the roof (+ slideshow). More
It's not often that we get sent a piece of score music on Dezeen Music Project, so we were delighted when saxophonist and composer Florian Riedl shared this piece that was written for a German documentary called Russian Girls. Soothing and melodic, it's a lovely track to start the week with.
News: China will produce as many world-class designers as Japan within 20 years, according to Hong Kong-based industrial designer Michael Young. More
Israeli engineer and systems developer Izhar Gafni has invented a cardboard bicycle that's strong, waterproof and costs less than £10 to manufacture (+ movie). More
Cornices are commonly used to decorate the junctions between walls and ceilings, but at the new Boston shop for skin and haircare brand Aesop, cornices cover the walls and form shelves for the brand's signature brown bottles. More
News: the US military is developing its own 3D printers for the frontline which will enable soldiers to quickly and cheaply produce spare parts for their weapons and equipment. More
Travellers visting the Mexican town of Tepoztlan can spend a few nights, months or even years at this three-armed concrete guesthouse by architects Cadaval & Sola-Morales (+ slideshow). More
The locker room at the London School of Economics is now a village of cabinets with house-shaped profiles and bold graphics. More