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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 Breathing Pavilion, Brooklyn, USA – by Ekene

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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? Words by

Design

Stella McCartney creates bicycles with artist designs

The limited-edition series with Cannondale features work by three artists Artist Ed Curtis with his designs British fashion designer Stella McCartney has collaborated with bicycle company

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Museum of London exhibition celebrates contemporary London makers

New display London Making Now brings together the work of 15 makers in the capital, including Yinka Ilori and James Shaw The Museum of London

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PVC perils: why bouncy castles are a design nightmare

Popular with pandemic parenting, the inflatable play-houses are more than just lurid eyesores – their use is bound up with plastic waste and social inequality

Crimes Against Design

Nendo designs roadside mini-markets tackling food waste

The Japanese firm developed a kit of parts for honesty-box vegetable stands Japanese design firm Nendo, led by Oki Sato, has developed a modular kit

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The design industry too often leaves people behind

Design has been seduced by hypergrowth, leaving behind those with needs not considered profitable. Here’s why that needs to change Words by Harriet Gridley If

Opinion

Yotam Ottolenghi launches colourful tableware collection

Designed in collaboration with with Italian artist Ivo Bisignano and Belgian brand Serax, FEAST promotes the pleasure of sharing food British-Israeli chef Yotam Ottolenghi has

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Nendo designs build-your-own football

Made of 54 plastic parts, the non-inflatable football can be assembled by hand Japanese design firm Nendo has developed a non-inflatable football made up of

Design

The bedside table designed to block your mobile signal

The wooden furniture piece by Agata Nowak features an ‘offline pocket’ for smartphones, to help people disconnect Words by Francesca Perry Polish designer Agata Nowak

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Editor's choice

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

The architecture of Chanel – in pictures


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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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

The architecture of Chanel – in pictures


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality