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Newsubstance creates 35-metre-tall See Monster from North Sea gas rig

September 26, 2022 Cajsa Carlson 0

An art installation featuring a waterfall, a wild garden and a number of kinetic artworks has opened on a former North Sea offshore gas platform in Weston-super-Mare, England, as part of the Unboxed festival. Created for the Unboxed festival, which has been dubbed the Brexit festival, the four-storey See Monster is one of the UK’s largest

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Exhibition dedicated to the work of Yinka Ilori opens at London’s Design Museum

September 26, 2022 Amy Peacock 0

Brightly coloured chairs and personal memorabilia feature in the Parables for Happiness exhibition showcasing the works of London-based designer Yinka Ilori at the Design Museum. Opened during London Design Festival, the exhibition is the first major display of Ilori’s vast number of vibrant designs, including graphic murals, furniture and public installations. Ilori’s designs are exhibited alongside pieces

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Ten designers create products from a single dying ash tree for SCP

September 25, 2022 Alice Laycock 0

Furniture company SCP has tasked a group of British designers including Faye Toogood and Sebastian Cox to craft objects from the wood of a tree infected with ash dieback disease for this year’s London Design Festival. The resulting pieces, ranging from furniture and lighting to decorative objects, are currently on display as part of the One Tree exhibition the brand is hosting in its

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Jan Hendzel tracks down “super special” London timbers to overhaul Town Hall Hotel suites

September 23, 2022 Jennifer Hahn 0
Living room of suite 109 in Town Hall Hotel with pink-upholstered sofa and armchair by Jan Hendzel at LDF

Reclaimed architectural timber and wood from a felled street tree form the furnishings of two hotel suites that designer Jan Hendzel has revamped for London’s Town Hall Hotel in time for London Design Festival. Suites 109 and 111 are set on the first floor of the Town Hall Hotel, which is housed in a converted Grade II-listed

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Oslo Architecture Triennale returns in 2022 with Mission Neighbourhood

September 22, 2022 Dezeen staff 0
Outside bird’s eye view of Oslo

Promotion: the Oslo Architecture Triennale will return in September 2022 with “Mission Neighbourhood”, a programme exploring how to create diverse, inclusive and sustainable urban development. The 8th Oslo Architecture Triennale will run from 22 September to 30 October at the Old Munch Museum and other venues across Oslo. Directed and curated by Christian Pagh, it

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R for Repair London exhibition features “sympathetic” repairs to sentimental objects

September 20, 2022 Jane Englefield 0
R for Repair

A rattan cast created to protect the damaged wing of a toy puffin and a fractured plate held together with steel staples feature in R for Repair, an exhibition of repaired objects presented at the V&A museum as part of London Design Festival. Curated by Jane Withers and Hans Tan, the exhibition is the second

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Emil Eve Architects designs small kitchen with space-saving Neff appliances that can be easily hidden away

September 16, 2022 Amina Amber 0
Man using Neff Slide & Hide oven while woman cuts vegetables in small green kitchen

Dezeen has teamed up with Neff to commission London studio Emil Eve Architects to design a small contemporary kitchen using the German brand’s space-saving appliances, including an oven with a fully retractable oven door. To coincide with the 20th anniversary of the brand’s Slide & Hide oven, which features an oven door that slides away

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Tallinn Architecture Biennale exhibition explores “notion of food both literally and metaphorically”

September 15, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Dining table prototype at Tallinn Architecture Biennale

An edible building envelope and curved mycelium bricks feature in the curatorial exhibition at this year’s Tallinn Architecture Biennale in Estonia, which explores the future of architecture through the lens of food. Named Edible; Or, the Architecture of Metabolism, the exhibition physically and metaphorically investigates the relationship between architecture and food at varying scales. It

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A’ Design Awards & Competition – Call for Submissions

September 15, 2022 Erin 0

This article has been brought to you by A’ Design Award and Competition. A’ Design Award & Competition is the Worlds’ leading design accolade reaching design enthusiasts around the world, and showcasing the 16,000 award winners from 110 different design disciplines. A’ Design Award winning works are translated to all major languages in order to […]

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“People should start living differently” says commenter

September 14, 2022 Rebecca Grove 0
"The design industry needs to imagine a world where we use less energy, full stop"

In this week’s comments update, readers are discussing Kate Treggiden’s opinion piece on solar and renewable energy and other top architecture and design stories. Architects and designers have a huge part to play in the solar revolution, but they also need to find ways to reduce our energy consumption overall, wrote Making Design Circular founder

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