This family home in Maryland by Office Mian Ye is sheathed in a wooden brise-soleil, enabling views of the landscape while also offering privacy (+ slideshow).
Visualisation studio Bloomimages has created a series of hyper-realistic renderings depicting a home and studio for an artist in the ageing concrete structures of an old shipyard on the edge of the North Sea (+ slideshow).
Korean artist Wonmin Park is exhibiting a new table and bookcase from his resin furniture series at the Carpenters Workshop Gallery in Paris.
Concrete slabs, translucent glass planks and frameless window walls offer varying degrees of privacy for this house in the Israeli city of Ramat Gan by Pitsou Kedem (+ slideshow).
Photo essay: Canadian photographer NK Guy first went to Burning Man festival in 1998, and has returned to the Nevada desert each year since to shoot the artworks that spring up then vanish just as quickly (+ slideshow).
Archiplan Studio has rejuvenated the interior of a villa in northern Italy, reviving original wallpapers and furnishings, and pairing them with contemporary details (+ slideshow).
London kitchenware brand Joseph Joseph has developed a collection of containers for microwave cooking that can be used to prepare full meals rather than just heating up leftovers (+ slideshow).
Designed to look like a garden wall, this seemingly windowless brick house in Dublin was created by ODOS Architects to reference an orchard that once occupied the site (+ slideshow).
Instead of folding against a wall, this space-saving bed by French furniture manufacture Décadrages can be hoisted up to the ceiling to create more room in studio apartments.
Artists and designers often chose the most dramatic locations to build their workspaces. We've updated our dedicated Pinterest board with some of the most interesting and beautiful recent examples, including a studio submerged into the side of a cliff and a cabin perched above a babbling stream.
Aluminium sheets perforated with a geometric pattern create angled facets around the windows of this university student centre in Kortrijk (+ slideshow).
Spanish furniture brand Missana has launched the Simone sofa, designed by Estudio Sputnik to reference a grand piano and named after the famous jazz and blues artist.
Music: animator Simon Landrein takes viewers on a journey through futuristic cities and into outer space in Silkie's Love Affair music video (+ movie).
A sunken courtyard brings daylight down into the new living room and study of this north London home, added by Coffey Architects in place of an old garage.
Frank Gehry unveiled plans for a development of five buildings along Los Angeles' Sunset Strip this week, adding to the architect's list of projects in his home city – which is experiencing a surge of high-profile architecture projects.
Swiss architecture studio Stereo Architektur has completed its first project: a wooden structure that transforms a former Basel machine factory into a shared working space (+ slideshow).
Vietnamese studio H&P Architects has used leftover construction materials to build a multicoloured community building in the grounds of a stadium in Vietnam's Ha Tinh province (+ slideshow).
Australian designer Ross Gardam has launched a limited-edition aluminium and anodised gold lamp with a shade that can be pivoted 360 degrees to be repositioned (+ movie).
Our US job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for a business development and communications manager at Portland-based Allied Works Architecture, whose proposed Obama Presidential Centre is pictured.
Pomo summer: originally designed for American communications giant AT&T, Philip Johnson and John Burgee's Postmodern skyscraper was the first of its kind.