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Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

The young furniture designer receives the inaugural Ralph Saltzman Prize, a new award that celebrates emerging designers

Design
14.01.22

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

The new, circular version of the iconic 501 jeans is another step in the fashion industry's reckoning with its environmental footprint

Design
14.01.22

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Enjoy the confidence of contactless hygiene in a smart, minimal design

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12.01.22

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

The collaborative public space project in Billund, made from blocks of pink marble, includes a 'play contract' carved into the stones

Design
12.01.22

The best design projects of 2021

From skate parks to algae clothing, we round up the best installations, innovations and spatial transformations of the year

Design
29.12.21

Peace bench by Snøhetta installed in Oslo

The public bench, honouring the ideals of Nelson Mandela, aims to promote peaceful dialogue

Design
17.12.21

‘Freedom Skatepark’ opens in Accra

The new skating space, delivered by design studio Limbo Accra, is the first phase of creating a major youth cultural centre in the city

Design
15.12.21

Prague underpass transformed into colourful skate park

Using minimal interventions, U / U Studio has turned a neglected space into a new community asset

Design
09.12.21

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

The interactive installation outside the National Gallery of Victoria references Australia's pink salt lakes

Design
07.12.21

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Triennale Milano has opened a new installation dedicated to the Italian designer, including the reconstruction of a 1967 apartment he designed

Design
06.12.21

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

The brand associated with plastic bricks and play goes all serious and sustainable. Is this a grand return to the company's wooden roots?

Design
01.12.21

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

For the Off-White founder, everything creative was political. Here we publish our interview with the late design polymath from Spring 2021

Design
29.11.21

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Your Ship Has Landed, at the NOW Gallery, is a riotous explosion of colour, form and experience

Design
26.11.21

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Home Court aims to create a positive multi-generational space in its Camberwell community

Design
23.11.21

Stella McCartney creates bicycles with artist designs

The limited-edition series with bike brand Cannondale features work by three artists

Design
19.11.21

Peggy Gou and Space Available design plastic waste chair

The chair forms part of the Radical Plastics project, which recycles and redesigns waste saved from oceans and landfills

Design
05.11.21

Instagram and Brooklyn Museum announce #BlackDesignVisionaries grant recipients

The five recipients of the inaugural grant programme span graphic, fashion and spatial design

Design
04.11.21

Dare to be different with Ideal Standard’s new silk black finish

Ideal Standard has unveiled a new silk black finish on its fittings, ceramics and furniture, offering a sleek alternative to traditional white and chrome

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01.11.21

Cristina Iglesias unveils new sculptural work in Malta

Sea Cave (Entrance) preempts the creation of a major contemporary art museum on the island

News
28.10.21

Yinka Ilori creates colourful ‘launderette’ in London

The Launderette of Dreams is a temporary play space installation using over 200,000 LEGO bricks

Design
27.10.21

London community workshops turn waste into homeware

Hosted by Blackhorse Workshop and GoodWaste in Chingford, the Plaster Works events invite the public to transform building waste materials

Design
26.10.21

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

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Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

Foster + Partners designs Datong Art Museum

Women of architecture celebrated in MAXXI exhibition

In Canada, a Passive House community centre focused on social inclusivity

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

Foster + Partners designs Datong Art Museum

Women of architecture celebrated in MAXXI exhibition

In Canada, a Passive House community centre focused on social inclusivity

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