Japanese studio Nendo's range of watches based on draughtsmen's tools is now available for pre-order exclusively at Dezeen Watch Store.
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: RCA graduate Oluwaseyi Sosanya shows us the 3D-weaving machine he invented, which he claims could be used to create better sportswear, medical implants and even architecture.
This blackened timber holiday home in northern France by Nantes studio Raum contains two mobile bedrooms that can be wheeled onto a terrace to provide outdoor sleeping cabins (+ slideshow).
Related story: Protruding glass boxes offer ocean views from Russet Residence by Splyce Design Site Plan.
News: London architecture firms Karakusevic Carson and David Chipperfield have been granted planning permission for two hexagonal towers on an estate in the city's borough of Hackney (+ slideshow).
News: London architecture firms David Chipperfield and Karakusevic Carson have been granted planning permission for two hexagonal towers on an estate in the city's borough of Hackney (+ slideshow).
Chilean studio LAND Arquitectos named this seafront residence Catch The Views House, because of the ways it sprawls outwards to frame as many vistas as possible (+ slideshow).
Dezeen Guide: design events are taking place in Bangkok, São Paulo and Melbourne (pictured) this month, along with five other exhibitions and festivals listed for August.
Apollo Architects & Associates swapped timber frames for concrete and fibre-reinforced plastic to reduce the cost of building this house and studio for a fashion photographer in Tokyo (+ slideshow).
Magnetic fastenings hold together these billowing layered outerwear garments by Kingston University graduate Phoebe Kowalska.
Movie: Pritzker Prize-winning architect Toyo Ito tells Dezeen that, while his buildings vary in material and style, the key to all of them is their close relationship with the people that inhabit them.
Dezeen promotion: UK design show designjunction will bring together showrooms across central London to form the West End Design Quarter during this year's London Design Festival.
Lithuanian designer Ingrida Kazenaite has developed a conceptual pen that would mend damaged clothes by "printing" over rips and tears.
A man-made leaf that could help humans colonise space, BIG's vision for the future of zoos and blown-glass sex toys feature in Dezeen Mail issue 213.
Opinion: the AstroTurf lawn installed on the roof of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art symbolises the next step in our acceptance and desire for artificial nature, says Alexandra Lange.
News: these new images by Foster + Partners reveal a pair of skyscrapers proposed by the firm for San Francisco's rapidly developing Transbay area.
Fashion studio The Unseen has created a gemstone-encrusted headdress that changes colour in response to varying energy levels in the brain.
British firm DSDHA has created a new studio and gallery for ceramic artist Edmund de Waal within the shell of a converted munitions warehouse in south London (+ slideshow).
Berlin studio Läufer + Keichel has designed a lightweight chair for German manufacturer Schneiderschram based on the wooden crates used to transport fruit (+ slideshow).
A gabled brick facade with a three-metre-high door fronts this former mews house in east London, renovated by architect Cassion Castle as a private studio for a photographer (+ slideshow).