Transport design studio PriestmanGoode has developed a concept for a high-performance balloon and pressurised capsule for Space Perspective to take space tourists on a "cruise" around the stratosphere. More
Designer Mary Katrantzou's London Fashion Week show took place on a foil-covered catwalk in front of a wall of silvery balloons, created by Paris studio Bureau Betak at Central Saint Martins arts college. More
Since an installation comprising 100,000 balloons at London's Covent Garden has been so popular, we've created a new Pinterest board filled with designs that incorporate inflatables – or at least look like they do – including Marcel Wanders' ultra-lightweight chair and a cloud-like transport solution.
Our most visited story last week was about an installation of 100,000 white balloons at Covent Garden in London. Stories about the child-friendly inflatables are always popular on Dezeen so we've assembled our all-time top ten balloon posts, including a bridge, an airship and a levitating bench. More
This conceptual airborne structure is designed to absorb moisture from clouds and transport it to arid regions where it would be released as artificial rain to combat future environmental disasters. More