Foster + Partners reveals Shenzhen skyscraper for China Merchants Bank

British architecture studio Foster + Partners is designing a 350-metre-tall skyscraper in Shenzhen as the headquarters for the China Merchants Bank. Read more Original source: https://www.dezeen.com/2019/01/03/foster-partners-shenzhen-skyscraper-china-merchants-bank/ Read more »

Nirvana sues Marc Jacobs for using iconic smiley face logo

Representatives of rock band Nirvana are suing Marc Jacobs for using its copyrighted smiley face logo in the fashion designer’s latest collection and campaign. Read more Original source: https://www.dezeen.com/2019/01/03/nirvana-sues-marc-jacobs-smiley-face-logo-fashion-news/ Read more »

12 buildings to look forward to in 2019

Beijing’s Zaha Hadid-designed airport and the M+ museum of visual culture in Hong Kong are among Dezeen editor Amy Frearson’s picks of the most exciting new buildings opening in 2019. Read more... Read more »

Ebru Kurbak uses traditional textile techniques to create embroidered computer

An embroidered computer and a sound recorder made from yarn are among the products produced as part of Ebru Kurbak’s research project into the use of traditional textile techniques to manufacture electronic objects. Read... Read more »

Huawei’s Facing Emotions app uses sound to allow the visually impaired to see emotions

Chinese tech giant Huawei has developed an app that uses artificial intelligence to allow the visually impaired to “see” the emotion on the face of someone they are talking to by translating... Read more »

Lukstudio creates monochrome interior for LePur yoghurt cafe in Beijing

A monochromatic palette and limited selection of materials create a minimal interior for the LePur yoghurt cafe in Beijing, while mirrors exaggerate light in the space. Read more Original source: https://www.dezeen.com/2019/01/02/lukstudio-lepur-beijing-interiors/ Read more »

Robot-made tables and vases feature surface textures created using algorithms

Iraqi-born UAE-based designer Layth Mahdi debuts a series of marble vases and tables with contoured surfaces milled by robots and designed using algorithms. Read more Original source: https://www.dezeen.com/2019/01/02/layth-mahdi-marble-furniture-design/ Read more »

Milanese palazzos inform Valextra’s Miami store by ArandaLasch

Orange-hued marble and pebble-dashed stone provide the setting for displays of leather handbags, clutches and purses in this boutique in Miami, which was designed by American studio ArandaLasch. Read more Original source: https://www.dezeen.com/2019/01/02/valextra-miami-arandalasch/ Read more »

Serbian artists turn Van Gogh’s Starry Night into canalside light installation

Serbian artists Ivana Jelić and Pavle Petrović have reimagined Van Gogh’s famous painting The Starry Night as an LED installation over the canals of Amsterdam, to highlight the issue of light pollution in... Read more »

K-studio’s Perianth Hotel infuses neo-modernism into Athens

Architecture firm K-Studio has designed a neo-modernist interior for this boutique hotel in its hometown of Athens, using local artworks and furnishings. Read more Original source: https://www.dezeen.com/2019/01/02/perianth-hotel-athens-k-studio/ Read more »