Design news: meet the ‘shellmet’ plus Ikea’s new range and women in design
“By shining a light on the gendered nature of design practice, we can draw parallels between certain prejudices and the course of design history.” Parall(elles): A History of Women in Design, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada, February 18–June 4 Recycling shells as hard hats Shellmet hard hat, a collaboration between TBWA/Hakuhodo and Koushi Chemical industries. Photograph: Taguchi/TBWA/Hakuhodo Hard hats are rarely described as pretty, but it’s hard to think of another word for th
Forget Hygge, Here Are Four Scandi Wellbeing Trends We Should Follow In 2023
Fortunately, it’s more simple than you might think. Hygge (pronounced hyoo-guh), the Danish word that describes something as ...
Hygge and Kisses: The first warm, cosy and romantic hygge novel!
For readers everywhere who are embracing the Danish art of hygge –the first warm, wise and romantic hygge novel! The perfect ...
Ease our long Pittsburgh winter by adopting hygge, the Danish lifestyle trend
Create the comfort of hygge at home or explore one of our favorite Pittsburgh spots dedicated to fostering a feeling of ...
11 Minimalist Bedroom Design Tricks to Create a Calming Space
Minimalist bedroom ideas are dotted all over Pinterest and Instagram, promoted by furniture giants like IKEA, curated by the ...
I tried out Danish ‘conscious parenting’ for two weeks – and we’re a happier family now
Denmark – home of hygge, great bacon, Scandi noir – is voted one of the happiest countries in the world by the World ...
Stilt House from 'Heat' listed for $1.6M | 'Hygge' interiors in Glassell Park | Vidiots struggles with theater conversion
A round up the latest real estate news.
Rühe seating by Mike Shields for Allseating
Dezeen Showroom: Canadian furniture company Allseating and industrial designer Mike Shields have collaborated to create a seating collection that adds a "home-like" feel to workplace and corporate settings. Read more
First edition of Dezeen In Depth features exclusive interview with Norman Foster
The first edition of our new monthly Dezeen In Depth newsletter features an exclusive interview with Norman Foster, in which he defends concrete buildings against "dangerous myths". Subscribe to Dezeen Debate now. Read more
MVRDV envisions Vancouver in 2100 with predicted sea level rise
Dutch architecture studio MVRDV has released a study that aims to offer possible solutions to urban planning in the face of rising sea levels by reimagining the Vancouver waterfront. Read more
Eight student projects that communicate concepts through physical models
Dezeen School Shows: we've picked eight student projects that feature in Dezeen School Shows that use 3D models to display design solutions. Read more
Historical Apartment With A Neoclassical Interior
This dwelling has seen a lot of history unfold in the center of Kyiv since 1909. Following the bombing and fire in 1941, the building underwent a major reconstruction in 1950. This individual apartment redesign began just a month before the pandemic hit in 2020 and was completed in 2022 amidst war. Designed by Oksana Dolgopiatova, the apartment has a view of the National Academic Franco Theater on one side and the statue of Independence Square on the other. Inside, the apartment is a sophisticat
Carlos Castanheira brings order to abandonded caretaker's cottage in Braga
Portuguese architect Carlos Castanheira has transformed an ageing stone cottage into a modern upside-down house. Read more
Luca Nichetto transforms Swedish villa into his own studio and showroom
Luca Nichetto has converted a 1940s villa in Stockholm into a studio to display his designs in a domestic setting and provide a comfortable working environment for his team. Read more
Indonesia set to begin construction on new capital this year
Indonesia has announced plans to begin the construction of 184 apartment blocks that will mark the first stage of development of its new capital Nusantara. Read more
Isern Serra creates pared-back office "with seemingly surreal details" for Andrés Reisinger
Spanish architecture and interior design studio Isern Serra kept to a material palette of concrete, quartz and stainless steel to create this pared-back office for Reisinger Studio Read more
Effectively retrofitting UK housing requires "compromise between performance and heritage" say architects
The UK's ageing houses must be insulated against uncontrolled heat loss, but this will require accepting changes to their appearance, according to a series of British architects who have recently carried out their own energy-led retrofits. Read more
Régis Roudil creates adobe nursery in grounds of Parisian palace
French practice Régis Roudil used adobe and timber to construct this nursery in the grounds of the historic Palais de l'Alma in Paris. Read more
Get your Avocado Glow on Just in Time for Game Day
Avocados From Mexico has been made an official Pantone color. To bring this one-of-a-kind color to life, the brand is launching the new Avocado Glow home and kitchen collection including a throw pillow, wallpaper, apron, oven mitts, a set of coasters, a guacamole bowl and serving tray. We have the scoop on all things avocados, expert tips from Chef and PATI’S MEXICAN TABLE star Pati Jinich and must-have guac recipes. Plus, the details on how a few lucky consumers will have the chance to win the new line just in time for their Big Game viewing party.
Minnie & Me Interiors X Porter Davis Homes
Watch the team prepare and install wallpaper supplied by Minnie & Me Interiors in bedroom 3 of the Bella 27 display home at Katalia.