Trueing unveils lamp trio Elma, Inigo and Janus as debut range

Lighting by Trueing Studio

New York design studio Trueing has launched its first lighting collection, featuring three colourful glass products that blend clean lines and geometric components. Trueing’s debut range is made up of the Elma, Inigo and Janus – each comprising combinations of glass and metal in simple shapes and customisable options. “Each element is highly visible but

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Concrete screen shades basketball court at BP Arquitectura’s Casa Mq2 in Córdoba

Casa Mq2 by BP Arquitectura

Stone patios and gravel terraces slot in between the monolithic concrete blocks that make up this Argentinian house designed by BP Arquitectura. Two concrete volumes are stepped on top of one another to form the 626-square-metre Casa Mq2, which is located on a sloped site in Mendiolaza – a city close to Córdoba. The upper block is

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“Precarious tents” inform Casa Lluvia in rural Chile by Equipo Cazu Zeger

LLU House by Equipo Cazú Zegers

Santiago studio Equipo Cazu Zegers took cues from temporary shelters used by lumberjacks when designing this isolated retreat in southern Chile. Casa Lluvia, or Rain House, was designed to give four generations of the same family a place to live together. It is located in the Los Rios region of Chile, which is known for

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Foster, Calatrava and SOM on shortlist for new Chicago O’Hare airport terminal

Five teams of architects are in the running to redesign Chicago’s O’Hare international airport, with Foster + Partners and Santiago Calatrava among the list of firms participating in the competition. Chicago’s Department of Aviation has released images of the five designs for a proposed “global terminal” at the city’s largest airport – a $8.5 billion (£6.59 billion) project

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Dezeen Weekly features an ultra-high-resolution photo and a banned sex toy

195-gigapixel photo of Shanghai allows viewers to zoom in on street-level detail

The latest edition of our newsletter Dezeen Weekly features a birds-eye-view photograph made up of 195 gigapixels and a sex toy for women that was controversially banned from CES for being “immoral”. Subscribe to Dezeen Weekly ›

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West Elm becomes sole retailer of Good Thing products

Good Thing West Elm

Brooklyn independent design brand Good Thing has announced its homeware will now be sold exclusively by American furniture retailer West Elm. Later this year, West Elm will begin stocking products in-store and online from the range currently produced by Good Thing – a brand started in by Canadian designer Jamie Wolfond in 2014. “This ride

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White partitions divide Chicago law office by Vladimir Radutny

SY Offices by Vladimir Radutny Architects

Chicago firm Vladimir Radutny Architects has outfitted a lawyers’ office in the city, with minimal volumes arranged around existing pillars for high contrast. The project involved the renovation of a 4,000-square-foot (372-square-metre) manufacturing loft in Chicago, to create workspaces for Sukhman Yagoda Law. As a nod to the site’s industrial past, local firm Vladimir Radutny Architects left exposed

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White partitions divide Chicago law office by Vladimir Radutny

SY Offices by Vladimir Radutny Architects

Chicago firm Vladimir Radutny Architects has outfitted a lawyers’ office in the city, with minimal volumes arranged around existing pillars for high contrast. The project involved the renovation of a 4,000-square-foot (372-square-metre) manufacturing loft in Chicago, to create workspaces for Sukhman Yagoda Law. As a nod to the site’s industrial past, local firm Vladimir Radutny Architects left exposed

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White partitions divide Chicago law office by Vladimir Radutny

SY Offices by Vladimir Radutny Architects

Chicago firm Vladimir Radutny Architects has outfitted a lawyers’ office in the city, with minimal volumes arranged around existing pillars for high contrast. The project involved the renovation of a 4,000-square-foot (372-square-metre) manufacturing loft in Chicago, to create workspaces for Sukhman Yagoda Law. As a nod to the site’s industrial past, local firm Vladimir Radutny Architects left exposed

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New York’s “beloved” Chrysler Building is for sale

Chrysler building

The art-deco Chrysler Building in New York City, one of the world’s most recognisable skyscrapers, has gone up for sale for an undisclosed price. Designed by American architect William Van Alen, the Chrysler Building is being sold by current owners Abu Dhabi Investment Council, which purchased the tower in 2008 for $800 million. The sovereign

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