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Flooat creates “fluctuating landscape” inside publishing office near Tokyo

October 24, 2021 Natasha Levy 0
Interiors of Kadokawa office in Tokorozawa

Design studio Flooat has used elevated work areas, structural columns and chunky plinths to simulate natural topography inside the offices of book publisher Kadokawa in Japan. The 9,000-square-metre workspace, dubbed Kadokawa Tokorozawa Campus, is situated just north of Tokyo in the city of Tokorozawa. Local studio Flooat was tasked with designing its spacious interior and decided

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Bath Spa University spotlights 11 student design projects

October 22, 2021 Dezeen staff 0
A photograph of a student fashion project

An animation where magical characters travel through valleys collecting treasure and a naturally-dyed kimono project are included in Dezeen’s latest school show by students at Bath Spa University. Also included is a textile project based on the colours of India and a range of 100 per cent traceable knitwear accessories and garments. Bath Spa University

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Fritz Hansen creates beige, white and rose showroom in Shanghai

October 22, 2021 Christina Yao 0
Fritz Hansen showroom in Shanghai

Danish brand Fritz Hansen has opened a showroom in Shanghai’s Jing’an district, which is the brand’s latest outpost in China. Located in the ShanKang Li lifestyle and dining hub, the 220-square-metre showroom is decorated in a palette of beige, white and rose. The directly owned showroom marks the latest step in Fritz Hansen’s expansion into

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Dezeen Awards 2021 studio public vote winners include all-female Sarit Shani Hay Design Studio

October 22, 2021 Elisa Barkan 0
Sarit Shani Hay Design Studio

SO-IL, Yakusha Design and four other studios have been chosen by Dezeen readers as winners of this year’s Dezeen Awards public vote in the studio categories. Other winners include Tel Aviv-based Sarit Shani Hay Design Studio and Yakusha Design, whose objects are rooted in Ukrainian cultural heritage. A total of 53,400 votes were cast and verified

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Dezeen Awards 2021 studio public vote winners include all-female Sarit Shani Hay Design Studio

October 22, 2021 Elisa Barkan 0
Sarit Shani Hay Design Studio

SO-IL, Yakusha Design and four other studios have been chosen by Dezeen readers as winners of this year’s Dezeen Awards public vote in the studio categories. Other winners include Tel Aviv-based Sarit Shani Hay Design Studio and Yakusha Design, whose objects are rooted in Ukrainian cultural heritage. A total of 53,400 votes were cast and verified

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Usonian architecture informs Sereneco restaurant in Greenpoint by Carpenter + Mason

October 21, 2021 Dan Howarth 0
Sereneco restaurant interior

Elevated planting, earthy tones and natural materials are all found inside a restaurant designed by New York studio Carpenter + Mason in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint neighbourhood. The all-day restaurant serves New American fare in a ground-floor space inside the historic Pencil Factory building on bustling Franklin Street. Sereneco means “serenity” in Esperanto, a language developed for

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