Design

5 Standout Bathroom Sinks

5 Standout Bathroom Sinks

These five products and prototypes – by Laufen, Graff, Ex.t and more – represent what’s coming down the pipeline in washbasins.

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5 Fun and Hard-Working Fabrics

5 Fun and Hard-Working Fabrics

Drawing inspiration from fashion and wildlife, these new textiles for commercial, hospitality and institutional settings are anything but dull. Here are five standouts from the likes of HBF Textiles, Momentum and Designtex.

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12 days ago

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Architecture

6 WAF Nominees You Need To Know About

6 WAF Nominees You Need To Know About

The World Architecture Festival’s shortlist for 2014 is replete with mind-blowing and imaginative projects, and multiple nominations for firms – including Sanjay Puri Architects, Tabanlioglu Architects, and 5468796 – that are not the usual suspects.

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A Low-Impact Getaway in Denmark

A Low-Impact Getaway in Denmark

Constructed by Facit Homes and Eentileen Arkitektur, this efficient vacation spot on a small, forested site in Copenhagen is easy on its surroundings – and its owners’ finances.

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6 days ago

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Interiors

A Polished Stand for Raw Vegan Food

A Polished Stand for Raw Vegan Food

For a tiny raw-food concession stand in a Montreal supermarket, L. McComber creates maximum impact with a smooth shell in cherry wood.

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6 days ago

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3 Brilliant Interiors Up For Awards

3 Brilliant Interiors Up For Awards

These standout projects – by emerging Asian firms Neri & Hu, Asylum Creative and a21studio – made the shortlist in the World Festival of Interiors, which announces the nine winners at the Inside Festival in October.

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8 days ago

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Curiosity

10 More Amazing Landscape Art Works

10 More Amazing Landscape Art Works

Staged during France’s Festival des Architectures Vives, these site-specific installations – by D.O.T.S., Nas Architecture, Reset Studio and more – encourage visitors to playfully engage with the tucked-way spaces in urban centres.

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6 Thought-Provoking Landscape Sculptures

6 Thought-Provoking Landscape Sculptures

Each year, the International Garden Festival at the Jardins de Métis sees the arrival of wildly inventive landscape works in Grand-Métis, Quebec. Here’s a look at what’s new in 2014.

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8 days ago

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