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Hay unveils renovated Hay House 2.0 during 3 Days of Design

September 17, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
Hay House showroom

Danish interior design brand Hay has completed the renovation and expansion of its shop in central Copenhagen, Hay House 2.0, which has been given a colourful update by the company’s in-house team and now also holds a showroom and an events space. Located in an art nouveau-style building on Amagertorv in central Copenhagen, Hay House

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Ten global projects that demonstrate the possibilities of low-energy architecture

September 14, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
Good Energy by Jared Green

Low-energy buildings can “make communities more resilient to climate shocks,” says author Jared Green. Here he picks ten examples of low-energy buildings from his book Good Energy: Renewable Power and the Design of Everyday Life. Following the recent IPCC climate report, there has been an increased focus on the impact of emissions from buildings, with the

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Ten functional Shaker-style interiors with a focus on craftsmanship

September 4, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
Círculo Mexicano

For our latest lookbook, we’ve collected ten interiors that reference the style of the Shakers, a Christian sect that believed in simplicity and utility. The Shakers, a mid-18th century religious sect, believed it was possible to “form a more perfect society on Earth”. Followers practised communal living and shared all property. Shaker-style interiors and furniture

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Milan apartment block fire “closely recalled Grenfell Tower” says mayor

August 31, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
Torre del Moro fire

Milan’s mayor Beppe Sala has likened a fire in a tower block in Milan on Sunday to the Grenfell Tower fire in London due to the way the flames seemingly spread through its cladding. The fire in the Torre del Moro apartment block, an 18-storey residential building in Milan, started on the 15th floor and

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Ten projects that showcase Kengo Kuma’s “unexpected and innovative” approach

August 30, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
Wood-wrapped Sydeney building by Kuma

Japanese architect Kengo Kuma has designed significant projects around the world including the Japan National Stadium and V&A Dundee. Editor Philip Jodidio picks ten of the architect’s key projects from a new book dedicated to his work. Using 500 illustrations, including photographs, plans and sketches, Kuma Complete Works 1988-Today covers the architect’s career from early designs including

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Santiago Calatrava unveils design for Qatar Pavilion at Dubai Expo

August 24, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
Qatar Pavilion at Dubai Expo

Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava has revealed his design for the Qatar Pavilion at the upcoming Expo 2020 Dubai, which draws on the four elements represented on Qatar’s coat of arms. Calatrava’s design for the pavilion aimed to translate the two crossed and curved swords, traditional dhow boat and an island with palm trees on the Qatari coat

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Ten minimalist bedrooms designed for serene sleep

August 22, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
Minimalist bedroom in Ledge House

For our latest lookbook, we have selected ten minimalist bedrooms from the Dezeen archive designed to provide an undisturbed night’s sleep. These spartan but stylish bedrooms show how a clean, minimalist interior can create the ultimate space for relaxation. With neutral and muted colours, organic materials and geometric shapes, the ten projects also showcase how

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This week a redesign of the Lloyd’s building by Richard Rogers was announced

August 21, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
The Underwriting Room in the Lloyd's building

This week on Dezeen, insurance company Lloyd’s of London revealed it would overhaul the iconic Underwriting Room at the heart of its high-tech Lloyd’s building in London designed by Richard Rogers. The company will carry out the “once in a generation” overhaul of the central space to better accommodate its flexible working practices, following the coronavirus

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Ten interiors with Mediterranean-style statement tiling

August 15, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
Barcelona apartment renovation by Narch revealing mosaic floors

For our latest lookbook, we have collected ten examples from the Dezeen archive of interiors where vibrant, patterned tiles take centre stage. Often seen in southern European countries such as Spain and Italy, patterned ceramic or encaustic tiles can be used to create striking decorations for floors and walls. Durable and easy to clean, in

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