A San Francisco home has been remodelled with a rear facade of triangulating glass, allowing views over the city from the sofa.
Matali Crasset's furniture, made from a new super-light type of concrete, aims to make us rethink the role of the material in the home.
Helsinki architect JKMM’s copper-clad extension to Alvar Aalto’s 1967 library is a bold attempt to move on from the golden age of Finnish design.
Fifty years separated the Brazilian artist’s two series of abstract photographs, but Isabel Stevens finds them both equally startling.
Hugh Broughton’s Antarctic research station is part Archigram, part Thunderbirds – a series of brightly coloured modules on skis.
Konstantin Grcic has created a contemporary modular chair system that echoes wrought-iron Roman seating and Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Chair.
Alice Rawsthorn’s survey of design provides a general audience with a much-needed guide to a sprawling discipline, says Aileen Kwun.
Dutch practice DUS proposes an alternative architecture through social networks, temporary interventions and open sourcing. Now it is printing its first building, a canal house in Amsterdam, which it hopes will be replicated and reworked along the city's northern waterways
In a Parisian suburb, Edouard François has reconciled three kinds of local housing – by stacking them one on top of the other.
The Israeli design duo come to London with a show of objects inspired by the Middle East and a carnival of handcrafted robotic animals.
The Hayward Gallery’s show about artificial light in art features some rare, sometimes thrilling installations, but also some misses, says Laura McLean-Ferris.
The grand old home of Dutch art has been restored and modernised in the largest project of its kind ever undertaken.
Neri Oxman's experiments with 3D printing include furniture coverings that behave like skin, clothes that mimic a spider's thread and medical equipment modelled onw animal fur. Could such "biologically inspired" design hold the key to the technology's future?
Marco Sousa Santos has used traditional Portuguese craftsmanship and local timber to create a furniture collection inspired by his home city of Lisbon.