Six things to see and do at London Craft Week 2019

London Craft Week


A five-day festival of craft kicks off in London on Wednesday, with events across the capital dedicated to makers and artisans. Design editor Augusta Pownall picks out six of the best to take in. Read more


Eight striking libraries that are bound to impress

Dezeen best libraries roundup: Tianjin Binhai Public Library by MVRDV


Bibliophiles can take pleasure in looking through Dezeen’s pick of the best libraries, including one in the Netherlands that occupies an old locomotive shed, and another in China that resembles an eye. Read more


Five buildings that show how female architects are building China’s future


New Chinese Architecture is a new book spotlighting the country‘s emerging architectural talents, all of whom happen to be women. Author Austin Williams talks Dezeen through five of the most exciting architects and their projects. Read more


Leta and Wade reveal their “purposeful eclecticism” in five zany projects

Complements by Leta and Wade


Brooklyn design duo Leta and Wade are out to show how design can be more fun. The pair talk Dezeen through five of their favourite projects, ranging from a series of idiosyncratic couple portraits to an alternative Valentine’s Day party. Read more


10 up-and-coming designers and studios from this year’s Salone Satellite

Salone Satellite roundup 2019


Dedicated to the most promising designers under 35, the Salone Satellite show in Milan uncovers budding talent in the design industry. Design reporter Natashah Hitti has selected 10 of this year’s future stars. Read more


Seven alternative spires for Notre-Dame Cathedral

Notre-Dame Cathedral alternative spires


Since the fire devastated Notre-Dame Cathedral and the French prime minister announced a competition to replace its spire, a flurry of designers have offered alternative proposals. Here are seven of the best. Read more


Seven alternative spires for Notre-Dame Cathedral

Notre-Dame Cathedral alternative spires


Since the fire devastated Notre-Dame Cathedral and the French prime minister announced a competition to replace its spire, a flurry of designers have offered alternative proposals. Here are seven of the best. Read more


Seven alternative spires for Notre-Dame Cathedral

Notre-Dame Cathedral alternative spires


Since the fire devastated Notre-Dame Cathedral and the French prime minister announced a competition to replace its spire, a flurry of designers have offered alternative proposals. Here are seven of the best. Read more


Seven alternative spires for Notre-Dame Cathedral

Notre-Dame Cathedral alternative spires


Since the fire devastated Notre-Dame Cathedral and the French prime minister announced a competition to replace its spire, a flurry of designers have offered alternative proposals. Here are seven of the best. Read more


10 electric cars unveiled by Chinese car companies at Auto Shanghai 2019

Chinese electric cars at Shanghai Auto 2019: Geely Geometry A


China, the world’s largest car market, is heavily pushing for zero-emissions vehicles to combat its pollution issues, so this year’s Auto Shanghai is packed with electric cars. Dezeen deputy editor Tom Ravenscroft picks out 10 of the best made by Chinese companies. Read more


10 eye-catching lights launched at Milan design week


From an arch that stretches across a room, to a ceiling lamp that looks like giant rubber bands, Dezeen editor Amy Frearson picks the top 10 lighting designs from Euroluce 2019. Read more


10 Instagram highlights from Milan design week 2019


Large inflatable bubbles, a car made out of Rimowa suitcases and a mirrored pavilion were among the installations that were tagged using our #milanogram2019 hashtag during this year’s Milan design week. Read more


10 design projects that prioritised sustainability at Milan design week 2019

sustainable design Join Norwegian exhibition


This year, sustainable design finally went mainstream at Milan design week. Here is Dezeen’s pick of the 10 best projects and shows that tackled environmental issues. Read more


Eight Italian hotels to wind down in

Appartamento Brolettuono by Archiplanstudio


As a busy Milan design week draws to a close, Dezeen has selected eight Italian hotels that event-goers can head to for a moment of calm, including a minimalist retreat with views of the Dolomite mountains and a 15th-century holiday apartment with original fresco walls. Read more


Milan travel guide for architects and designers

Milan travel guide: Caffè Fernanda by Rgastudio


This month the entire design community flocks to Milan for the biggest event in the industry calendar. Whether you’re visiting for the design week, or planning a separate trip, here’s a travel guide to the city’s best hotels, restaurants, cafes and shops. Read more


15 exhibitions and installations not to miss at Milan design week 2019


With Milan design week kicking off next week, design editor Augusta Pownall picks the best shows to take in, from an installation built from bio-bricks to a multi-room exploration of neuroaesthetics from Google. Read more


Five designs for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch Tokujin Yoshioka aluminium


As the countdown for next year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics continues, we have rounded up five standout designs for the much-anticipated summer Games, from Kengo Kuma‘s Olympic stadium to a duo of service robots by Toyota. Read more


Five restaurants and bars worth going out for in Atlanta

Garden & Gun Club by Workstead


Southern US city Atlanta is experiencing a surge in new eateries and bars. Here are five to visit in Georgia’s capital, including a snug club by Workstead and Tom Dixon’s “raw yet sophisticated” cocktail lounge. 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


Eight buildings that incorporate waterfalls

Liebian International Building, China, by Ludi Industry Group


Safdie Architects’ soon-to-open Jewel Changi Airport contains the world’s tallest indoor waterfall, but it’s not the first building to incorporate an oversized water feature. Here are eight buildings that include waterfalls. Read more