A matrix of disorientating translucent and mirrored partitions frame the individual booths of this hairdressing salon in Japan by Takehiko Nez Architects (+ slideshow).
New York 2015: Brooklyn studio Workstead has created a range of light fixtures with brass disc-shaped reflectors.
Following our recent coverage on the burgeoning lighting scene in New York, we've collected together the best examples of lamps, pendants and chandeliers from the pages of Dezeen and pinned them to a new Pinterest board.
Influenced by ecclesiastical and monastic architecture, this school building in Somerset, England features a row of brick gables that sit on top of a concrete colonnade (+ slideshow).
Milan 2015: Tokyo-based Schemata Architects created an exhibition stand for Swiss furniture brand Vitra made from Japanese wooden pallets for Milan's 2015 Salone del Mobile design fair (+ slideshow).
Opinion: the first three Mad Max films established a retro-futuristic aesthetic that has been turned up to 11 in the latest iteration, says Justin McGuirk.
Music: the 3D visuals in this music video by animator Nick Cobby for Max Cooper and Tom Hodge's track Remnants explore the relationship between the human mind and the physical world.
A basement garage with a turntable for cars helps reduce the space required for this house in the Australian city of Ballarat, designed by Melbourne architecture firm Inarc (+ slideshow).
Clerkenwell Design Week 2015: Danish brand Carl Hansen & Son has opened a space in London's Clerkenwell to showcase furniture by mid-century designers Hans J Wegner, Kaare Klint and Poul Kjaerholm (+ slideshow).
Japanese designer Yu Ito has designed a floor lamp for Italian furniture brand Formabilio with lipped tray-like shelves that move up and down its neck and stack inside the base.
A mountain setting prompted the design of this conceptual wooden residence, which features two cuboid volumes rotated at 45 degrees (+ slideshow).
This week on Dezeen we reported on Steven Holl's long-delayed Queens library, Jean Nouvel's first skyscraper in New York and a family home built into a granite rock face in Stockholm (pictured). Click through for a roundup of architecture and design news from the past seven days, plus our regular featured music track.
New York 2015: a new exhibition at New York's Chamber design gallery pairs an installation and furniture built from three-armed modules with a set of phallic tableware.
Tailoring influenced by Scandinavian furniture and colours plucked from 1960s supermarket packaging featured among the collections at the 2015 University of Westminster graduate fashion show.
New York 2015: Print All Over Me has launched a range of textiles for the home with a living room installation in New York that changed daily to feature different patterns on every surface (+ slideshow).
Interview: Alex Garland's science-fiction movie Ex Machina features just one location: a tech billionaire's minimalist hideaway in Alaska.
American studio Anmahian Winton Architects chose pale wood and dark zinc for the facade of this house in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to contrast with its more traditional neighbours (+ slideshow).
Our job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for a project architect with Sou Fujimoto Architects, Nicolas Laisné Associés and Manal Rachdi Oxo Architects, whose joint proposal for a Paris university building filled with trees and plants is pictured.
Opinion: New York has long been a city of spires, but where these were once sacred and civic structures, the current rash of ulta-thin towers reflects a more profane worship of wealth, says Steven Holl.
The Japanese island of Miyako-jima is prone to frequent typhoons, so this kindergarten was planned by studios Hibino Sekkei and Youji no Shiro to offer children protection from heavy rain and flying debris (+ slideshow).