A concrete volume projects from the top of a sand dune to form the upper level of this holiday home on the Argentinian coastline by local architect Luciano Kruk (+ slideshow).
Japanese studio Movedesign has converted an old timber-framed house with parquet floors and exposed wooden beams into a bakery in downtown Fukuoka (+ slideshow).
Competition: Dezeen has teamed up with publishers Nai010 to give readers the chance to win one of five books full of the most innovative new architecture projects in the Netherlands.
Opinion: reputable replica furniture companies make quality designer classics accessible to everyone says Chris Diemer, managing director of Voga, in response to comment by Vitra's Tony Ash.
Opinion: replica furniture companies like Voga make quality designer classics accessible to everyone, as many were intended to be, says managing director Chris Diemer in response to comment by Vitra's Tony Ash.
Cologne 2015: Milan studio Skrivo has collaborated with Danish brand Soft Line to design a chair with a backrest that is inserted into the seat like a wafer in an ice cream.
Cologne 2015: Milan studio Skrivo has collaborated with Danish brand Soft Line to design a chair with backrest that is inserted into the seat like a wafer in an ice cream.
A house that stretches down to a nearby reservoir (pictured), Foster + Partners' cycle-friendly tower and a residence with transparent walls feature in Dezeen Mail issue 238.
Within the intricately moulded interiors of this Parisian office block, architect Estelle Vincent has inserted a trio of boxy timber meeting spaces – one of which is can be exited down a pale blue slide (+ slideshow).
The arches of the Great Hall inside Washington DC's National Building Museum currently host 60 models of conceptual and completed buildings, for BIG's first ever exhibition in North America (+ slideshow).
Dezeen Watch Store: Paulin wants to reinvigorate the British watchmaking industry – starting by designing and building its range of men's and women's watches in the brand's Scottish hometown.
The expressive landscapes of Vincent van Gogh provided the visual cues for giant 3D flowers and enormous straw hats in Dutch fashion house Viktor & Rolf's Spring Summer 2015 haute-couture collection (+ slideshow).
Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Penny Webb has developed a lamp, a mirror and a textile that fluctuate in hue when subjected to different stimuli, even if they occur many miles away (+ movies).
As the Belgian town of Mons starts its year as European Capital of Culture, architect Daniel Libeskind has completed a convention centre with a golden metal exterior and a sharply pointed prow (+ slideshow).
Stockholm 2015: Stockholm-based Note Design Studio has reduced the dimensions of a typical lounge chair so that this seat for Swedish brand Fogia will fit into increasingly smaller homes and offices.
The base of this sports university building in Portugal by architect Pedro Reis is a concrete plinth set into a hillside, while a long white box above contains classrooms (+ slideshow).
Brooklyn studio SO-IL has stretched a thin layer of white film over the facade of the Storefront gallery in New York, giving the building a vacuum-packed appearance (+ slideshow).
News: NASA is testing an unmanned aerial vehicle that would scope out the terrain of the red planet to decide the best routes for rover vehicles to explore (+ movie).
Maison&Objet 2015: hand-cut patterns cast shadows from within these blown-glass lampshades by London designer Benjamin Hubert (+ slideshow).
Lego bricks could be used to transfer designs into real-time digital files with this prototype system by London studio Gravity (+ movie).