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Effekt Footwear launches trainer made from 90 per cent recycled materials

Vienna-based footwear startup Effekt Footwear has made a trainer called Alchemy-X from 90 per cent recycled materials, including ocean plastic and waste from the fashion industry. Each pair of trainers is made...

Maximum Marmi tiles by Fiandre

Dezeen Showroom: Fiandre has added new styles to its Maximum Marmi tile range, using the latest in research and technology to achieve sophisticated marble looks. Currently on display in the Italian brand's...

ola studio’s franklin house is a ‘japanese inspired fuzzy white cocoon’

defined by its facade of rhythmic timber, ola studio’s franklin house is situated along australia‘s coastal town of portsea. sitting calmly on the lands of the bunurong people, the area sees...

Petit Pli launches collection of unisex clothes that expand to fit the wearer

Wearable technology company Petit Pli has launched a clothing collection made from mono-fibre polyester that adapts to the wearer's body shape and size. The London-based studio, which has previously designed expandable clothes...

Ten interior finishing materials for architects and designers

Here are ten innovative interior finishes from Dezeen Showroom, including tiles, flooring products and surfacing materials from leading brands. The selection includes porcelain and stoneware tiles, clay plaster, micro cements and solid...

Queen’s University Belfast presents ten student architecture projects

A centre designed to help relax cancer patients and a "Carnival of Colours" feature in Dezeen's latest school show by students at Queen's University Belfast. Also included is a performing arts theatre...

River Architects builds barn-style Seminary Hill Cidery in the Catskills

Local office River Architects has completed a barn-style cidery and tasting room in New York's Catskill mountains with interiors clad in wood reclaimed from an old bridge. Completed this year, the new...

vertical screens clad pimont arquitetura’s house in brazil to achieve privacy

located on a tiny corner lot at the heart of florianópolis city, brazil, ‘casa luís delfino’ by pimont arquitetura explores privacy, verticality and permeability. in an attempt to achieve this combination,...

Runxuan Textile Office features curvilinear aluminium facade

Design studio Rationale International — Masanori Design Studio has created an office in China with a curvilinear facade and undulating ceiling that draws on the qualities of fabric. The Chinese studio drew...

Wooden tower in Rotterdam delayed due to “explosively high” timber prices

Construction of SAWA, Rotterdam's first wooden residential tower, has been put on hold due to a shortage of timber and other construction materials. Work on the SAWA project, a 50-metre-high cross-laminated timber...

Ten peaceful Scandi living rooms that feature minimalist design

For this week's lookbook, we have picked ten Scandi-style living rooms from the Dezeen archive that play with textures and showcase natural materials, elegant accessories and muted colours. Scandi style is a...

REDO Architects creates new interior for Puppeteers House in Sintra

REDO Architects had stage sets in mind when redesigning the interiors for a pair of houses in the former Puppeteers' Quarter in Sintra, Portugal. The two homes, now known as Puppeteers House, are part of...

max siedentopf turns iconic football teams’ shirts into minimalist paintings

‘how do you make art for people who usually don’t like art?’ is the question that triggered max siedentopf to create ‘paintings league’, a series of graphic art pieces. the london-based...

Kengo Kuma creates 3D-printed sunglasses from castor beans

Japanese architect Kengo Kuma and eyewear brand Vava have launched a capsule collection of 3D-printed sunglasses made from Indian castor beans. The two pairs of sunglasses, which combine traditional Japanese design with modern...

lazerian’s aluminum pods occupy an art gallery-cum-bar in manchester

creative studio lazerian unveils a hybrid space with an otherworldly atmosphere in the city center of manchester, the UK. part art gallery, part café-bar, ‘lazerian space’ is a concept that merges...

Swell acoustic wall cladding by Jones & Partners for The Collective Agency

Dezeen Showroom: with a seamless finish and rippled appearance, the Swell acoustic wall panel by Jones & Partners for The Collective Agency brings a calming aesthetic into the workplace. Swell is an...

robert smithson’s monumental earthwork ‘broken circle/spiral hill’ opens in the netherlands

in 1971, american artist robert smithson carved ‘broken circle/spiral hill’ into the shoreline of a former sand mine near the city of emmen, in the netherlands. the monumental land art piece,...

This week we interviewed Frank Gehry about his Luma Arles tower

This week on Dezeen, we spoke to Frank Gehry about the environmental performance of his latest project, The Tower in the French town of Arles. In an exclusive interview with Dezeen, the...

‘PRO/CESS’ customizable 3D printed bike saddle rejects gender as a category of difference

berlin-based industrial designer tim schütze introduces PRO/CESS, 3D printed bike saddle that considers physical characteristics and preferences independently of gender identity and is consciously not based on any standards. the production...

Use of hemp in architecture held back by “ridiculous” UK rules

A film producer who established a hemp farm to "pull carbon out of the atmosphere" has attacked UK laws that are holding back production of the biomaterial. Architects are "desperate" to...

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