Leisure Plan is based in a converted chapel in Stansted Mountfitchet, just four miles from Stansted Airport (and 35 minutes from London Liverpool Street).
The pageantry surrounding the funeral of a reality television star laid bare the mechanisms of our manufactured social realm, says Sam Jacob.
"What do you do after that," says Konstantin Grcic, referring to his hugely successful Myto chair, which launched at the Milan furniture fair last year.
"Everyone wants cucumber without the pesticide," says Dimitri Saddi, one of eighty members of Beirut-based industrial lighting design studio PSLab.

The BrandHorst Museum in Munich is like a large, abstract painting from the outside.

This sofa is an illusion. It looks like a pile of cushions.

692 discarded oil cans make up the Jugaad pavilion in Delhi by artist Sanjeev Shankar.

Peter Marigold's Split Boxes have been turned into an asymmetrical set of shelves by SCP, previewed at iSaloni.

Boiled and stretched leather was used to make London-based designer Simon Hasan's series of five luxury vases for Sotheby's auction house.
"We're not super designers," says Sarah van Gameren of London-based Studio Glithero. "We don't make shapes."

You can roll the Prada Transformer like a four-sided die, and you'll get a different building every time.

Blowing was the process Japanese design studio Nendo used to make its series of mushroom-like polyester lamps.

An outcrop of granite slabs lies in a former cattle market square, just outside the medieval city walls of Ávila.
Modern architecture gets shot to hell in The International - is it a victim of anger at corporations and bankers?