Dezeen and Samsung to launch design competitions exploring the future of Galaxy mobile devices

Samsung Galaxy S10


Dezeen promotion: Dezeen will team up with Samsung to run a pair of reader competitions to design new graphics and accessories for its Galaxy smartphones, which the electronics brand first launched 10 years ago. Read more


MIT researchers engineer “cyborg” plants for motion-tracking and sending notifications

MIT researchers engineer "cyborg" plants for motion-tracking and sending notifications


The Massachusetts Institute of Technology‘s “cyborg botany” researchers have turned plants into sensors and displays, suggesting we use them as a gentle alternative to electronic screens. Read more


Useless is a digital directory for London’s zero-waste shops

USELESS by Nice and Serious is a digital directory for London's zero-waste shops


Ethical creative agency Nice and Serious has developed an online platform that directs Londoners to their closest zero-waste shops and offers tips on how to reduce your reliance on plastics. Read more


Jasper Morrison curates collection of designer benches for Fiskars Village Biennale

Jasper Morrison curates collection of designer benches for Finnish biennale


Jasper Morrison has enlisted 18 designers including Martino Gamper, Inga Sempé and Cecilie Manz to create benches for Fiskars Village in Finland, for its inaugural art and design biennale. Read more


Jasper Morrison curates collection of designer benches for Fiskars Village Biennale

Jasper Morrison curates collection of designer benches for Finnish biennale


Jasper Morrison has enlisted 18 designers including Martino Gamper, Inga Sempé and Cecilie Manz to create benches for Fiskars Village in Finland, for its inaugural art and design biennale. Read more


Bandido Studio coats Aura lamp with Mexican enamel

Aura lighting fixtures by Bandido Studio


Mexican designer Bandido Studio has created a pendant lamp with a textured charcoal grey surface created by heating up black enamel. Read more


AMO creates blue-lit runway in Shanghai’s Silo Hall for Prada menswear show


A huge converted grain silo in Shanghai was the setting for Prada‘s 2020 Spring Summer menswear show, designed by AMO as a hall of futuristic neon lights. Read more


This Wood Vanity Has A Carved Out Sink And A Built-In Sunken Planter

Cone Invi is a modern yet natural bathroom vanity that's made from a single piece of solid wood, with a basin machine-carved out of its surface. #WoodVanity #ModernBathroom #ModernVanity

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Wild Flower launches gender-neutral sex toy Enby for “all of life’s transitions”

Enby gender-neutral sex toy by Wild Flower


The first sex toy created by retailer Wild Flower is a genderless object meant to suit a variety of bodies. Read more


Nike channels 1980s nostalgia into Stranger Things sportswear collection

Nike has looked back into it archives from the 1980s to create a collection of clothing and sneakers based on Netflix series Stranger Things. Read more

City Benches by young designers brighten London’s Cheapside

Whippet Good by Delve Architects with DragonSmoke Construction


A giant sleeping whippet and a bright red sundial are among the playful street furniture enlivening the UK capital during the London Festival of Architecture.
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Rehau envisions alternative living methods inside the Future Apartment

The Future Apartment by Rehau


Dezeen promotion: German plastics manufacturer Rehau has teamed up with Ippolito Fleitz Group to imagine what an apartment of the future will look like. Read more


Kartell creates bioplastic version of its iconic Componibili storage unit


Italian furniture brand Kartell has released a “fully sustainable” version of its bestselling Componibili storage unit made from bioplastic. Read more


A Cold Wall’s Spring Summer 2020 collection focuses on clay, water, lead and glass


Samuel Ross drew inspiration from the combined qualities of four different materials when designing the Spring Summer 2020 collection for his brand A Cold Wall. Read more


Katia Tolstykh Has Designed The PROUN Chair

Russian designer Katia Tolstykh, has designed the PROUN Chair, a modern and sculptural chair that combines the hard surface of metal with a spherical cushioned seat. #ModernFurniture #Seating #SculpturalChair #Design

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Native Shoes makes plant-based sneakers from pineapple and eucalyptus

Native makes plant-based sneakers from rubber tree milk and eucalyptus


Canadian footwear brand Native Shoes has released a unisex sneaker made entirely from vegan-friendly materials including eucalyptus, pineapple husk and dried hevea milk. Read more


Virgil Abloh hacks the Vitra archive to create vision of a home in 2035

Vitra x Virgil Abloh


Virgil Abloh has adapted the designs of Jean Prouvé and the Eames’ to create his vision of the home of the future, which is installed in the Zaha Hadid-designed fire station at the Vitra Campus. Read more


Eight of the best design products celebrating Pride Month 2019


With this year’s Pride Month in full swing, we’ve rounded up eight products that you can truly use and wear with pride, from rainbow-printed Nikes to a multicoloured Ercol loveseat. Read more


Philippe Malouin challenges office furniture archetypes with Industrial Office collection

Philippe Malouin office furniture at Design Miami Basel


Designer Philippe Malouin has used industrial materials including dyed nylon and polyurethane-coated steel to create an experimental collection of office furniture and accessories. Read more


Mutuus Studio converts industrial artifact into Acid Ball installation in Washington park

Waypoint in Washington state by Mutuus Studio


A large, steel sphere sourced from a shuttered paper mill has been repurposed by Seattle firm Mutuus Studio as an installation in a waterfront park in the Pacific Northwest. Read more