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


Polish modernist Jadwiga Grabowska-Hawrylak is celebrated in Manhattan retrospective

Patchwork exhibit by Jadwiga Grabowska-Hawrylak


A scale model of a concrete housing complex features alongside architectural photography in this New York exhibition, detailing the works of Polish modernist architect Jadwiga Grabowska-Hawrylak.  Read more


Heatherwick’s Vessel at Hudson Yards claims ownership of visitor’s photography

The Vessel by Heatherwick Studio


The Heatherwick Studio-designed Vessel at New York’s Hudson Yards is planning to maintain rights to any photography taken of the public structure, a move that has prompted an outcry from critics on social media. Read more


White scaffolding fills interior of Wardrobe NYC boutique by Jordana Maisie

Wardrobe NYC by Jordana Maisie


Australian designer Jordana Maisie has created a boutique for Wardrobe NYC that features elements of New York City’s streetscape, including a scaffolding system and industrial benches inside the dressing rooms. Read more


White scaffolding fills interior of Wardrobe NYC boutique by Jordana Maisie

Wardrobe NYC by Jordana Maisie


Australian designer Jordana Maisie has created a boutique for Wardrobe NYC that features elements of New York City’s streetscape, including a scaffolding system and industrial benches inside the dressing rooms. Read more


“Hudson Yards is a billionaire’s fantasy of the future of city life”

Hudson Yards development in New York City


Manhattan’s newly opened Hudson Yards is all shine and no substance, and New York City deserves better says Alan G Brake in this Opinion column. Read more


Baltic birch storage system organises Brooklyn apartment by Light and Air Architecture

Sterling Place by LANDA


New York studio Light and Air Architecture has retrofitted a two-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn with ample custom cabinetry and a spiral staircase. Read more


Heatherwick’s Vessel at Hudson Yards opens to the public

Vessel by Heatherwick Studio


Visitors can now scale British designer Thomas Heatherwick‘s giant honeycomb-like sculpture at New York’s Hudson Yards, which has opened along with the other public spaces at the vast West Side development. Read more


Snark Park provides Snarkitecture with permanent exhibition space at Hudson Yards

Snark Park by Snarkitecture


New York studio Snarkitecture has taken over a space at Hudson Yards to allow the public to explore its experiments, including an inaugural installation comprising a landscape of cork-clad columns. Read more


Dezeen’s guide to Hudson Yards phase one in New York

Hudson Yards in New York City


New York City’s Hudson Yards neighbourhood is finally opening to the public, so we’ve put together a guide to the skyscrapers, public spaces and attractions that make up the mega development’s first phase. Read more


The Midtown Viaduct offers pedestrian link between NYC’s Hudson Yards and Penn Station

Midtown Viaduct by DXA Studio


New York firm DXA Studio has designed a conceptual bridge that would connect the city’s new Hudson Yards neighbourhood with the Moynihan Train Hall extension to Penn Station above the streets. Read more


Diagrammatic paintings by Japanese architect Shusaku Arakawa go on show in New York

Arakawa Diagrams of the Imagination at Gagosian Gallery New York


An exhibition featuring the painterly, diagrammatic drawings by Japanese architect and artist Shusaku Arakawa has opened at the Gagosian Gallery in New York. Read more


Diagrammatic paintings by Japanese architect Shusaku Arakawa go on show in New York

Arakawa Diagrams of the Imagination at Gagosian Gallery New York


An exhibition featuring the painterly, diagrammatic drawings by Japanese architect and artist Shusaku Arakawa has opened at the Gagosian Gallery in New York. Read more


OMA unveils Greenpoint Landing towers for Brooklyn

Greenpoint Landing by OMA


OMA‘s New York office has revealed the design for its first project in Brooklyn: a pair of residential towers shaped like “a ziggurat and its inverse”. Read more


Najla El Zein’s “sensual” furniture goes on show in New York

Najla El Zein's Transition exhibition at Friedman Benda


New York gallery Friedman Benda is hosting the first solo exhibition of work by Lebanese designer Najla El Zein, which includes sculptural furniture influenced by pregnancy and seduction. Read more


Chief clubhouse for female executives opens in Manhattan

Chief by Amy Butchko


“Stereotypically male design accents” have been reinterpreted inside this homey, private club for women in senior positions, which has opened in New York City‘s TriBeCa neighbourhood. Read more


Renovated minimal penthouse by Worrell Yeung tops Dumbo’s Clocktower Building

Four Corners by Worrell Yeung


Manhattan firm Worrell Yeung has renovated an apartment inside a former factory in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighbourhood, contrasting industrial finishes with the “pure minimal lines” of new fittings. Read more


Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial to tackle climate change “emergency”

Glowing dress to be exhibited during the Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial


There has never been a more critical time for design exhibitions focused on climate change, says Cooper Hewitt director Caroline Baumann, ahead of the museum’s Nature triennial that will show “how designers can save the planet”. Read more


Digital platform 1st Dibs opens showroom in New York warehouse

1stdibs Gallery


Online marketplace 1st Dibs has opened its first brick-and-mortar store in a former warehouse in New York City, where customers can peruse new works by Fernando Mastrangelo Studio and Ladies & Gentlemen Studio, as well as antiques. Read more


TWA Hotel inside Eero Saarinen’s JFK Airport terminal opens reservations

TWA hotel at JFK


Reservations are now open for guests wishing to stay at Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen‘s 1960s terminal building at New York’s John F Kennedy airport, following a restoration of its modernist details. Read more