Yoh Komiyama set out to create a cat toy befitting of a modernist home when designing this multi-storey climbing toy, which features a cylinder of wooden dowels and a scratching post anchored to a marble base. More
What were the key themes that emerged at Dutch Design Week 2017? We asked six graduates on Design Academy Eindhoven's design writing masters course to give their takes in essay form. Their answers include gigantism, post-humanism and absurdism, the latter exemplified by cushions based on Kim Kardashian's "butt-selfies". More
One-minute movies: These spinning 3D-printed sculptures created by design lecturer John Edmark feature patterns that appear to move when lit with a strobe light.
The architecture industry has been paying tribute to historian, writer and broadcaster Gavin Stamp, who has died following a battle with prostate cancer. More
This year, exhibitions will explore architecture and design in a variety of ways. US reporter Eleanor Gibson's selection of the 10 best include the first showcase of Bodys Isek Kingelez's body of work and 60 dresses by the late Azzedine Alaïa – but none celebrating women have so far been announced. More
A colossal theatre complex in Taipei and a Copenhagen power station with a ski slope on the roof are among Dezeen editor Amy Frearson's pick of the top 10 buildings to look forward to in 2018. More