10 office furniture designs that prove "the desk has had its day"
Offices with rows of desks and swivel chairs are now a thing of the past, according to designers and brands at this year's Orgatec furniture fair.
Casa R by Felipe Lagos provides a mountain refuge in Patagonia
Chilean architect Felipe Lagos has created a pointy black cabin for his family, with several elements that help it endure extreme climatic conditions.
i29 and Chris Collaris completes Tiny Holiday Home in the Netherlands
Tiny Holiday Home, a compact black house by i29 and Chris Collaris, stands out like a minimalist sculpture in a nature reserve in Utrecht, Netherlands.
California's Sea Ranch "still has a magical lure" says SFMOMA curator
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art curator Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher gives an overview of The Sea Ranch's history and importance in this interview.
Metric turns bomb-blasted banana warehouse in Barcelona into triplex apartment
Crumbling brick surfaces hint at the rich past of this triplex apartment in Barcelona, which has been designed by architecture studio Metric.
MoreFloor storage solution hides furniture beneath floorboards
MoreFloor is a solution by Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Juul de Bruijn that hides furniture and belongings beneath the floorboards when not in use.
Emilio López builds house with bow-tie shape in coastal Ecuador
The glazed ends of this house in Ecuador by Emilio López are larger than the building's middle portion to make the most of ocean and forest views.
Californian Missions influence Dash Marshall's renovated House for Grandparents
Pivoting doors, bulbous stuccoed walls and a "cheeky window" feature in this renovated Californian farmhouse by architecture studio Dash Marshall
Natchar Sawatdichai makes adjustable blinds from folded recycled paper
Natchar Sawatdichai's collection of Qualified paper blinds are designed to offer a sustainable alternative to those made from plastic.
Taller Hector Barroso completes caramel-coloured apartment complex in Mexico City
Architecture firm Taller Hector Barroso has designed a housing complex in Mexico City with warm-hued concrete walls inside and out.
Shen Ting Tseng Architects' pavilion "floats" above a plaza at the Taipei Fine Arts Museum
Shen Ting Tseng Architects created a canopy made from 300 box kites, which move with the wind and appear to lift this pavilion in Taipei off the ground.
Dripping machine creates ceramics that marry technological precision with handmade details
Studio Joachim-Morineau has designed a machine that combines technology with human error to create ceramics with individual structures.
Christie's sells AI-created artwork painted by an algorithm for $432,000
An artwork created by Paris-based art collective Obvious using artificial intelligence has been sold for nearly half a million dollars.
Five materials that could help us design a more sustainable future
There is a wide range of eco-friendly materials that can be used in design, according to Seetal Solanki, founder of research studio Matter
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Office of 21st century is "wherever people happen to be" says Vitra
Designers Barber and Osgerby, Konstantin Grcic and Sevil Peach explore what the office of today looks like in an exhibition for furniture brand Vitra.