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10 Best Product Designs of 2016

10 Best Product Designs of 2016

Welcome to our Best of 2016 series, where we tally up the greatest design and architecture moments over the past year. First in our series, the 10 best product designs that wowed our editors.

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2017 Design Trends: Bold Patterns

2017 Design Trends: Bold Patterns

The third instalment of our annual trends package, which explores the colours and materials that will take centre stage in the coming year, is dedicated to ornate, colourful, and even slightly kitschy patterns.

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Architecture

Palestinian Museum Echoes the Landscape and Talks to the Past

Palestinian Museum Echoes the Landscape and Talks to the Past

Perched atop a hill in the West Bank and surrounded by gardens, the recently opened Palestinian Museum by Heneghan Peng Architects evokes the area’s agricultural traditions.

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Beach Club in Luxembourg Adds Origami-Inspired Restaurant

Beach Club in Luxembourg Adds Origami-Inspired Restaurant

Located in the small town of Bridel, the Boos Beach Club Restaurant is a surprisingly modern addition to the original house.

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Interiors

La SHED Converts an Old Rectory Into a Contemporary Art Centre

La SHED Converts an Old Rectory Into a Contemporary Art Centre

The young architecture firm strikes a balance between old and new in its adaptation of a religious building into a fresh home for Le Livart.

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This Cool Paris Mall Has Slides and Hanging Gardens

This Cool Paris Mall Has Slides and Hanging Gardens

London design studio Campaign creates a relaxed, modern vibe for DOMUS, a shopping centre just outside of Paris.

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Curiosity

A Prison Restaurant Opens in Italy

A Prison Restaurant Opens in Italy

One of Turin’s largest prisons is using design as a tool for social good – by improving the decor of an in-house restaurant and inviting in the public. The hope is to create a positive path toward rehabilitation.

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Designer Books & More, From ‘The City of Tomorrow’ to ‘Lo and Behold’

Designer Books & More, From ‘The City of Tomorrow’ to ‘Lo and Behold’

A dictionary for architectural installations, plus Werner Herzog’s reflection on the human-machine relationship and a collection of essays on the technologies changing the future of cities.

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