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Rocks and plants festoon new Tapei Tower
'Housing project is a fusion between local nature and primitive rocks,' says architect Fernando Menis
Published: Thursday, 15 January 2015
Common Roots at the Design Museum Holon, Israel
Dr Kathy Battista Director of Contemporary Art at Sotheby's Institute NY on an inventive show of cutting edge industrial design from the Czech Republic, Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia
Published: Tuesday, 19 February 2013
A Gilbert and George style urban champagne picnic
Japanese design house and Ruinart champagne have created a picnic box perfect for the artists' lifestyle
Published: Wednesday, 3 August 2011
The office chair and the airplane seat are closer than you'd think
FastCompany design blogger Michael Valkevich draws on 'A Taxonomy of Office Chairs' to explore business travel
Published: Friday, 22 July 2011
An illustrated journey of the Tour de France
Neil Stevens translates the gruelling race into graphic posters
Published: Wednesday, 13 July 2011
Join Hervé Tullet for a weekend of children's painting workshops
Imaginations can run wild on a giant canvas stretching the length of Tate Modern's Turbine Hall and on another at Michael Rosen's Pop Up at The Brunswick
Published: Wednesday, 6 July 2011
Make an animal using an origami template to highlight pollution concerns
Takayuki Hori's series of origami animals explore the effects of coastal pollution on wildlife
Published: Monday, 4 July 2011
Watch out for Ruby Star's jewellery from Tel Aviv
The new collection 'Timekillers' makes intricate accessories from watch parts
Published: Friday, 1 July 2011
An Arne Jacobsen inspired doll's house for the seriously design conscious child
Danish company Minimii creates a miniature version of Arne Jacobsen's own villa
Published: Sunday, 26 June 2011
Ever have trouble remembering all the states in the US? Here's a visual aid
Dan Cassaro's Fifty and Fifty project sees 50 designers construct a new way to look at the 50 states of America
Published: Friday, 24 June 2011
Create an oasis of hanging plants in your home with String Gardens
Gardenless folk can rival the Hanging Gardens of Babylon with these plants that hang from the ceiling
Published: Wednesday, 22 June 2011
A fruit basket that takes its design from citric acid molecules
When life gives you lemons, why not make a fruit holder based on the molecular structure of citric acid?
Published: Monday, 20 June 2011


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