Allbright opens Mayfair club with all-female art on the walls

Allbright Suzy Hoodless

Woman-only member’s club Allbright has opened a venue in London’s Mayfair with work exclusively by female artists across its five floors. The townhouse on Maddox Street is the second outpost of the club. The interior design was completed by Suzy Hoodless, with art chosen by curator Beth Greenacre. Greenacre chose over 120 works work by

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Sam Jacob Studio replaces mirrors with artworks in DKUK salon in south London

DKUK hair salon by Sam Jacob Studio

People look at artworks rather than their own reflections at DKUK, a hair salon in south London designed by Sam Jacob Studio. Set among a row of shops on Peckham’s Queens Road, DKUK intends to be a hybrid of culture, education, and commercial activity. The space, designed by Sam Jacob Studio, provides a larger home for the

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Sans-Arc Studio’s Plaster Fun House takes cues from cruise liners

Plaster Fun House by Sans-Arc Studio

Sans-Arc Studio has added a playful kitchen extension to a cottage in Torrensville, Australia, which is characterised by white-plaster walls, arches and terrazzo. Named the Plaster Fun House, the home is intended to be a fun, light and compact space that contrasts with the city’s commonplace brown-brick houses. Australian practice Sans-Arc Studio achieved this by taking cues

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John Pawson completes gallery-style interiors for Milan’s Valextra store

Valextra store in Milan designed by John Pawson

Simple plaster surfaces and grey stone floors help create a gallery-like setting inside the Valextra store in Milan, which has been overhauled by British designer John Pawson. One of several high-end fashion boutiques on Via Manzoni, the Valextra store is designed by Pawson to merge “minimalism, clean elegance and restrained luxury”. “The space appears rigorous, monumental;

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Striking tiles are repeated on our new Pinterest board

Our new Pinterest board showcases the best and most innovative uses of tiles, including MVRDV’s shopping centre that’s covered in hand-glazed iridescent ceramic tiles and a greenery-boosting tile that can collect and manage water. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›

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This week, the world reflected on the legacy of IM Pei

The Grande Louvre by IM Pei

This week on Dezeen, the world paid tribute to the “incredible life” of Chinese-American architect IM Pei, who passed away on Thursday aged 102. Referred to by Li Xioadong as “a true master”, Pritzker Prize-winning Pei was known for his bold modernist style, and illustrious portfolio of museums, libraries and civic centres. Among his most

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Amanyangyun resort by Kerry Hill Architects designed to be “a living museum”

Amanyangyun hotel is designed to celebrate Chinese culture says Tanuj Goenka, director of Kerry Hill Architects, in this movie produced by Dezeen for the AHEAD awards. Part of the Aman Resorts collection of hotels, Amanyangyun was named Hotel of the Year at the AHEAD Asia Awards 2019, which celebrated the best in hotel and resort design

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The best opportunities in New York on Dezeen Jobs including roles at Snøhetta and Aesop

Snøhetta's Redisgn for New York's Times Square

To coincide with NYCxDesign we’ve selected five of the top roles on Dezeen Jobs based in New York, including roles at architecture firm Snøhetta and skincare brand Aesop. Proposal coordinator at Snøhetta Snøhetta is seeking a proposal coordinator to join its studio in New York. The architecture firm recently completed a redesign of Times Square,

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Careers guide: BDP architect Kieren Majhail explains how she is championing diversity in the workplace

Kieren Mahjail joined architecture firm BDP 11 years ago, at the height of the recession, having just completed her studies. For the Dezeen Jobs careers guide, she describes her experience in the industry as a young British-Asian mother. Majhail joined BDP as an architectural assistant. She recalls the effect the recession had on the construction

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Fredrikson Stallard makes furniture cast from “humble” cardboard

Fredrikson Stallard Reformations cardboard furniture David Gill Gallery

London studio Fredrikson Stallard has completed the Reformation collection of furniture and art made using cardboard found on the streets of the city. The collection includes a series of low-level coffee tables, a cabinet and a console table made from bronze cast to resemble cardboard, as well as a dining table made from aluminium with a

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