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Perron-Roettinger clads Kim Kardashian SKKN pop-up store in raw plaster and cement

November 18, 2022 Alice Finney 0

Design studio Perron-Roettinger has created a pop-up shop for Kim Kardashian’s skincare and homeware brand SKKN in Los Angeles that showcases its products in a physical space for the first time. The minimalist pop-up store, which is located inside Los Angeles shopping mall Westfield Century City, was designed using a limited material palette in a

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Ten interiors that draw on the principles of the Bauhaus

November 13, 2022 Alice Finney 0

A hotel that pays tribute to early German modernism and an apartment within a ski resort designed by architect Marcel Breuer are among the projects collected in our latest lookbook, which explores interiors informed by the Bauhaus. The most influential art and design school in history, the Bauhaus’ was established in Germany in 1919 and although

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Kate Byron designs modernist Don’t Worry Darling set as “a playful and debaucherous take on the 1950s”

October 10, 2022 Alice Finney 0

Production designer Kate Byron used vintage “treasures” and referenced key modernist architecture to create the set of psychological thriller Don’t Worry Darling, which was shot in California’s Palm Springs. Byron drew on the architecture and interior style of the many modernist buildings that dominate the landscape in the desert city to create Victory – a

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AMO cocoons Jacquemus store in pillows to create “bedroom-like” interior

October 7, 2022 Alice Finney 0

Dutch studio AMO has used pillows to form the display stands and line the walls in this tactile womenswear boutique by fashion brand Jacquemus in Paris, France. The 60-square-metre shop, set in the department store Galeries Lafayette Haussmann, was designed to feel like a bedroom according to AMO, which is the research and design arm

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Ten kitchens with polished granite surfaces

September 11, 2022 Alice Finney 0
A kitchen with pale granite surfaces

The durable, stain-resistant qualities of granite make it a choice material for kitchens. Our latest lookbook showcases 10 kitchens on Dezeen that celebrate the light-coloured stone. Waterproof and scratch-resistant, the igneous rock granite has been used in construction and interior design for centuries. Today, the versatile material is often used as an alternative to marble

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Le Festival des Cabanes organiser selects eight sculptural cabins from the competition

September 1, 2022 Alice Finney 0
A wooden hut exhibited at The Cabins Festival

Organiser Philippe Burguet has chosen eight of his favourite designs from the annual architecture competition Le Festival des Cabanes, which showcases 14 wooden cabins. This year’s edition of the Les Festival des Cabanes, or The Cabins Festival, which attracts around 30,000 visitors to Lake Annecy, France, each year, displays 14 wooden cabins made from wood

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This week PETA said architects could prevent billions of bird deaths

August 27, 2022 Alice Finney 0
Rows of colourful dead birds

This week on Dezeen, PETA’s general counsel for animal law Jared Goodman spoke about how architects could “easily” prevent billions of bird deaths per year caused by collisions with glazed and mirrored buildings. According to Goodman, the “simple indifference” of architects who construct buildings with large amounts of glazing or mirrored facades is partially responsible

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ZN Era proposes encircling Burj Khalifa with an elevated “continuous metropolis”

August 24, 2022 Alice Finney 0
A rendering of a circular skyscraper by ZN Era

Architecture studio ZN Era has envisioned a skyscraper called Downtown Circle, which would be built around the Burj Khalifa in downtown Dubai. Set to be 550-metres tall and 3,000 metres in circumference, the skyscraper would be composed of two interconnected main rings that will house residential, public, commercial and cultural spaces. The structure would wrap around the tallest

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Caged wooden galleries feature in Puzzle Link apartment by Gheorghe

August 24, 2022 Alice Finney 0
The interior of Puzzle Link

Architecture and research studio Gheorghe has inserted two triangular cross-laminated timber structures into a loft in Vienna as part of its renovation of the apartment. Set within a historic building in Vienna’s 13th district, the top level of the apartment was designed to encourage interaction between a couple and their children. Two cross-laminated timber (CLT)

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