Circular design to be showcased at Norwegian Presence in Milan


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Norwegian Presence Join exhibition Milan Design Week


Furniture, lamps and jewellery by designers from Norway, which demonstrate sustainable design and the circular economy, will be displayed at an exhibition called Join at this year’s Milan design weekRead more


Tom Dixon to open The Manzoni, a permanent restaurant and showroom in Milan


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The Manzoni Tom Dixon restaurant and showroom Milan


Designer Tom Dixon is opening a restaurant and showroom called The Manzoni in Milan, allowing his brand to “forget being temporary and build something permanent” in the city. Read more


London restaurant Jolene uses logo drawn by a six-year-old child


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Jolene restaurant logotype Studio Frith


Lettering scribbled by the young son of graphic designer Frith Kerr provides the logo for north London restaurant Jolene. Read more


Lee Broom presents over 100 lights with exhibition in a Sydney underground car park


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British designer Lee Broom has opened an exhibition of his work called Park Life, in a car park beneath the Space Furniture showroom in Sydney. Read more


Design awards Move the Needle with a better gender balance on juries


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International architecture and design awards programmes have improved the gender balance of their judging panels this year, although men still outnumber women, according to a survey conducted by Dezeen following our Move the Needle initiative. Read more


Volvo unveils “world’s first” autonomous electric bus in Singapore


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Volvo autonomous electric bus AB 7900


The pioneering driverless electric bus has been revealed by Volvo and will undergo testing before being put into operation on Singapore’s public transport system. Read more


Decathlon’s athletic hijab for Muslim women won’t go on sale in France


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Decathlon hijab France


French sports retailer Decathlon has abandoned plans to sell a hijab for female runners in France, following a surge of complaints. Read more


Luca Nichetto celebrates Josef Frank and Venetian glass in colourful Fusa lamps


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Luca Nichetto Fusa lamps Svenkst Tenn


Italian designer Luca Nichetto has created a range of glass lights for Swedish heritage brand Svenskt Tenn, marrying together a print by Josef Frank with Venetian glassblowing techniques. Read more


Brexit phonebox on Dungeness beach invites the public to “leave a message for Europe”


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Brexit phonebox Dungeness Joe Sweeney


Artist Joe Sweeney has installed a phone box on the English coast that invites people to share their feelings about Brexit, in an interactive public artwork called +44. Read more


Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dies


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Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dies


Breaking news: Karl Lagerfeld, the iconic fashion designer and creative director of Chanel, has died aged 85. More information to follow.


IKEA’s Gunrid curtain can purify air


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IKEA air-purifying curtain Gunrid


IKEA is set to launch an air-purifying curtain coated with a mineral-based surface that breaks down common pollutants. Read more


Vivienne Westwood protests climate change and consumerism with London Fashion Week show


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Vivienne Westwood Homo Loquax climate change fashion show A/W 2019


Models wore clothes with slogans berating politicians during Vivienne Westwood‘s Homo Loquax show, which happened as protests about the environmental impact of London Fashion Week took place. Read more


Jan Klingler’s Bacteria lamps are “modern fossils” as well as lights


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Jan Klingler Bacteria lamps ArkDes


Bacteria cultures grown on resin plates decorated these LED lamps by designer Jan Klingler, on show as part of the Young Swedish Design exhibition at ArkDes in Stockholm. Read more


Five influential pieces of furniture designed by Gio Ponti


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Gio Ponti exhibition curator's pick


The work of Italian architect and designer Gio Ponti is the focus of a major exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. Curator Salvatore Licitra, who is also Ponti’s nephew, picks out five of the most important designs in the show. Read more


Gio Ponti exhibition at Musée des Arts Décoratifs examines the designer’s six-decade career


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Gio Ponti exhibition Musee des Arts Decoratifs


An exhibition celebrating the career of Gio Ponti is on show at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, featuring reconstructions of some the architect’s best-known interiors. Read more


Gio Ponti exhibition at Musée des Arts Décoratifs examines the designer’s six-decade career


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Gio Ponti exhibition Musee des Arts Decoratifs


An exhibition celebrating the career of Gio Ponti is on show at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, featuring reconstructions of some the architect’s best-known interiors. Read more


Vegan design products will become as popular as vegan food, say designers


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Vegan product design feature


The rapid growth of the vegan food movement is starting to drive demand for vegan furniture, fashion and homeware. Designers working to make cruelty-free products mainstream say an industry-wide shift won’t be as easy, but is being led by consumers. Read more


Alliages Design creates customisable storage towers of stacked cubes


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Toupie storage units by Alliages Design


Belgian design studio Alliages Design’s Toupie storage units are made up of a stack of open metal cubes attached to a vertical floor-to-ceiling pole. Read more


Gothenburg University students create objects that respond to global topics


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Gothenburg students exhibition


An exhibition at Stockholm Design Week, called A Second Ago, sees 12 students examine some the most pressing issues of our time through made objects. Read more


Gothenburg University students create objects that respond to global topics


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Gothenburg students exhibition


An exhibition at Stockholm Design Week, called A Second Ago, sees 12 students examine some the most pressing issues of our time through made objects. Read more