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  • Anna Perugini's reversible vases have jointed stems like bamboo
    by Jane Englefield on April 12, 2021 at 5:00 PM

    Bamboo Grove is a collection of mouth-blown glass vases that can be overturned and filled with flowers at both ends created by Italian designer Anna Perugini. The design student made the set of coloured glass vases in a range of heights using the Japanese technique known as lampworking.  Each one can be flipped over for The post Anna Perugini's reversible vases have jointed stems like bamboo appeared first on Dezeen.

  • Antepavilion names two winners for 2021 competition as legal battle continues
    by Lizzie Crook on April 12, 2021 at 3:17 PM

    A collapsible camera obscura and a bamboo tensegrity structure have been revealed as the two winning designs of the 2021 Antepavilion architecture commission in Hackney, London. The Antepavilion competition, which takes place annually in the UK capital, invites experimental designs and structures for construction at Hoxton Docks on Regent's Canal. This year's brief called for demountable The post Antepavilion names two winners for 2021 competition as legal battle continues appeared first on Dezeen.

  • VitrA Bathrooms opens flagship showroom in London's Clerkenwell
    by Dezeen staff on April 12, 2021 at 3:08 PM

    Dezeen promotion: bathroom brand VitrA has opened a showroom in London's Clerkenwell, where it will present its latest products and host design events. Spread across two floors of the Turnmill Building on Turnmill Street, VitrA London has been designed by architecture studio TP Bennett as a creative hub for architects and designers. Divided up into different zones, The post VitrA Bathrooms opens flagship showroom in London's Clerkenwell appeared first on Dezeen.

  • The Daydreamer is a capsule collection of wallpaper by Gio Pagani for Londonart 
    by Dezeen staff on April 12, 2021 at 3:00 PM

    Dezeen promotion: Italian designer Gio Pagani has created The Daydreamer, a collection for wallpaper brand Londonart that mixes 1970s style and Japanese prints. The Daydreamer set of wallpapers ranges from illustrative figurative scenes, repeating motifs of plants and animals, and more abstract patterns of lines and colours. "Pop accents, cinematographic representations, Japanese and geometric motifs The post The Daydreamer is a capsule collection of wallpaper by Gio Pagani for Londonart  appeared first on Dezeen.

  • Wall Shelving by MOEBE
    by Dezeen staff on April 12, 2021 at 2:00 PM

    Dezeen Showroom: Copenhagen studio MOEBE has launched a modular and customisable shelving system that is designed to be hung from walls in a variety of configurations. The system, aptly named Wall Shelving, was developed by MOEBE to offer users a minimalist storage solution that can be easily tailored to their space and needs. The Wall The post Wall Shelving by MOEBE appeared first on Dezeen.

  • Outdoor seating, lighting and tables by Dedon feature on Dezeen Showroom
    by Amina Amber on April 12, 2021 at 1:14 PM

    Furniture brand Dedon is showcasing five collections of outdoor furniture and lighting on Dezeen Showroom, including lanterns, lounge chairs and side tables by designers including Stephen Burks and Sebastian Herkner. Across the different collections, Dedon is presenting a number of products by New York designer Burks that were all made using traditional Filipino craft techniques. The post Outdoor seating, lighting and tables by Dedon feature on Dezeen Showroom appeared first on Dezeen.

  • Barista mobile bar by Adriano Design for De Castelli
    by Dezeen staff on April 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM

    Dezeen Showroom: designed by Adriano Design for Italian brand De Castelli, the Barista is a mobile liquor cabinet with a sculptural and hygienic copper shell. Barista's exterior is made of copper rods of different diameters, lined up to give it a ribbed texture that highlights the beauty of the natural material. The metal is left The post Barista mobile bar by Adriano Design for De Castelli appeared first on Dezeen.

  • Sou Fujimoto adds giant atrium and green hill to Shiroiya Hotel
    by Alyn Griffiths on April 12, 2021 at 11:46 AM

    Sou Fujimoto Architects has renovated a hotel in Maebashi, Japan, removing the original building's internal floors and adding a grassy hill containing covered in cabins. Located in the centre of the city, the 1970s Shiroiya Hotel is on the site of a former inn that hosted guests for over 300 years. As part of a The post Sou Fujimoto adds giant atrium and green hill to Shiroiya Hotel appeared first on Dezeen.

  • Morag Myerscough designs bamboo pavilion to bring "unexpected joy" to passersby
    by Lizzie Crook on April 12, 2021 at 10:50 AM

    Colourful geometric panels and positive messages brighten the bamboo structure of the See Through pavilion, which designer and artist Morag Myerscough has installed in a park in London. The pavilion, which straddles a path through Grosvenor Square, was created to uplift passersby and offer safe outdoor space for people to enjoy during the Covid-19 pandemic. The post Morag Myerscough designs bamboo pavilion to bring "unexpected joy" to passersby appeared first on Dezeen.

  • "Shedding the toxic behaviour we have grown accustomed to will be met with resistance"
    by Sylvia Aehle on April 12, 2021 at 10:00 AM

    As campaign group FAF calls on RIBA to address the mistreatment of architectural assistants, architects should focus on changing toxic practice culture, says Sylvia Aehle. I have been tempted to glorify the idea of the architect as a tragic hero, perhaps because I loftily draw parallels between the juxtaposing (and sometimes tragic) traits within me The post "Shedding the toxic behaviour we have grown accustomed to will be met with resistance" appeared first on Dezeen.