Apple launches credit card touting privacy and security

Apple credit card Goldman Sachs numberless credit card


Apple has made its first foray into financial services with a numberless credit card that CEO Tim Cook calls the most significant change to card payments in 50 years. Read more


Bontrager’s WaveCel bike helmet promises to radically reduce head injury

Bontrager's WaveCel bike helmet


US bike brand Bontrager has launched an improved bicycle helmet that they say is 48 times more likely to prevent concussion than standard foam versions. Read more


Digital billboards in Stockholm project positive artworks to cheer up anxious commuters

Emotional Art Gallery in Sweden


Clear Channel and design studio Affairs have created The Emotional Art Gallery which uses the real-time emotions of commuters to replace adverts with artworks. Read more


Bae Se Hwa’s sinuous Steam Bent Series goes on show in New York

Steam 25 lounge chair Bae Se Hwa Steam Bent Series and R & Company


South Korean designer Bae Se Hwa steam bent hundreds of slender walnut slices to create the sinuous chairs, benches and desks that feature in this exhibition at New York gallery R & Company. Read more


With four days before early discount ends, Virgil Abloh and Sou Fujimoto are named among judges for Dezeen Awards 2019


With Dezeen Awards early entry discount ending this Friday we’re announcing our final judges with fashion designer Virgil Abloh, architect Sou Fujimoto, artist Lucy McRae and SO-IL co-founder Jing Liu joining our panel of 75 leading figures from architecture and design. Read more


Studio Furthermore imagines a future of material abundance with Moon Rock furniture

Moon Rock Collection Studio Furthermore


London-based Studio Furthermore‘s Moon Rock collection is made from aluminium but designed to look like it is formed from materials mined in outer space. Read more


Apparatus draws on Persian marquetry patterns for Isfahan fabrics

Isfahan by Apparatus and Pierre Frey


The kaleidoscopic pattern that adorns this textile collection by New York studio Apparatus takes cues from a Persian inlaying technique. Read more


London’s first 3D zebra crossing encourages drivers to slow down

3D zebra crossing in Westminister, London


The first 3D zebra crossing in the UK has been painted on a road in north-west London in an effort to improve road safety in the area.  Read more


10 young designers to watch from Collectible 2019

10 young designers to watch from Collectible 2019


Young designers were among the standout exhibitors at the second edition of Collectible, the Brussels fair dedicated to contemporary collectible design. Dezeen’s Anna Winston selects her highlights. Read more


This Public Seating Beside A Lake In Latvia Provides A Place To Rest A Fishing Rod

Latvian-based Design Studio H2E has recently completed their public furniture installation named 'Anglers Seats', a place for anglers to fish and for lake visitors to rest. #PublicFurniture #Design

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Q is the world’s first gender-neutral voice technology

Q Genderless voice technology by Virtue


Creative agency Virtue has partnered with Copenhagen Pride to develop the world’s first genderless voice, which aims to eradicate bias in technology. Read more


Circular design to be showcased at Norwegian Presence in Milan

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


Seymourpowell’s Élever make-up printer replicates looks straight from the internet

Seymourpowell √Člever make-up printer


Make-up looks seen online could be downloaded and printed directly onto the face, using a gadget concept imagined by UK studio Seymourpowell. Read more


Trevor Paglen’s art installation in limbo in outer space

Trevor Paglen Orbital Reflector


American artist Trevor Paglen has launched a reflective, diamond-shaped artwork into outer space, but it is yet to be activated because of fallout from the US government shutdown. Read more


This New Watering Can Is Designed To Fit The Interior Of Any Contemporary Home

Norwegian designer Stine Aas has created Grab, a new minimalist watering can that's formed by two interconnected cylinders. #WateringCan #Design #Plants

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The We Company hires Studio Dror to head up “future cities” initiative

Future Cities by The We Company


WeWork parent The We Company has revealed plans to explore the design of cities of the future with a new initiative spearheaded by New York’s Studio Dror and former Google executive Di-Ann Eisnor. Read more


Lewu launches foam-covered furniture collection at Design Shanghai

Lewu furniture Design Shanghai


Bubbling forms of silicone foam cover the furniture pieces in Chinese studio Lewu’s Borrowing for Birth collection, which was launched at Design Shanghai this month. Read more


Bouroullec brothers design Paris fountains with 3,060 Swarovski crystals


French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have collaborated with Swarovski to design six bronze fountains embellished with over 3,000 crystals on the Avenue de Champs-Elysées in Paris. Read more


Japanese cherry blossoms inform Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch design

Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch Tokujin Yoshioka aluminium


The 2020 Olympic torch has been unveiled ahead of next year’s Games in Tokyo, designed by Tokujin Yoshioka to resemble the cherry blossom flower. Read more


IKEA upcycles furniture into colourful Wildhomes for Wildlife

IKEA Wildhomes for Wildlife


IKEA worked with UK artists and designers to create this series of animal habitats, repurposed from the company’s used furniture. Read more