Bocci debuts cloud-shaped 73 glass pendant lights

By Katie Treggiden

Maison&Objet 2015: Canadian lighting brand Bocci has launched a light made by forcing molten glass into a loose heat-resistant fabric pillow. (more…)

…read more

Posted in Tiny slices of awesome | Leave a comment

AZ Awards announces 2015 jury

By Dan Howarth

Philippe Malouin

Dezeen promotion: contemporary architecture and design magazine Azure has revealed the five-strong international jury that will decide the winners of the 2015 AZ Awards, including designer Philippe Malouin. (more…)

…read more

Posted in Tiny slices of awesome | Leave a comment

New Pinterest board: BIG

By Ross Bryant

new-BIG-pinterest-board-architecture-design-dezeen

Following the opening of an exhibition showcasing conceptual and completed buildings by BIG, we’ve collected together the best projects by Bjarke Ingels’ firm from the pages of Dezeen and pinned them to a new Pinterest board.

Follow Dezeen on Pinterest | See more BIG projects

…read more

Posted in Tiny slices of awesome | Leave a comment

10 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Nominated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites — Design News

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has nominated 10 Frank Lloyd Wright buildings to be added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. If approved in 2016, the group that includes Fallingwater, Taliesin West, and Unity Temple will be the first modern American architecture to be designated.

READ MORE »

…read more

Posted in Tiny slices of awesome | Leave a comment

Portuguese office by GGLL Atelier is a grey box punctured by a grid of holes

By Alyn Griffiths

GGLL Atelier has converted a villa in Cascais, Portugal, into a monolithic office building featuring a smattering of square holes that let dappled light reach the interior (+ slideshow). (more…)

…read more

Posted in Tiny slices of awesome | Leave a comment

7 Times Painted Wood Looked Good

We know that some of you have very…err…strong opinions about painting wood furniture, but the owners of these dramatic before and after projects might disagree with all you naysayers. Especially on damaged or cheap wood, a coat or two of paint is an easy, cost-effective and super-cute strategy to refresh tired pieces. Watch me prove it seven times.

READ MORE »

…read more

Posted in Tiny slices of awesome | Leave a comment

Amy's 900 Square Foot Cottage Packed With Character — House Call

Name: Amy

Location: Atlantic Beach, Florida

This mid-fifties, concrete-block cottage is located in a walkable, beachside neighborhood of eclectic homes in Northeast Florida. Its 900-square feet pack in lots of character: beamed ceilings, a painted brick fireplace, and plenty of built-in shelving.

READ MORE »

…read more

Posted in Tiny slices of awesome | Leave a comment

10 Inspiring Small Kitchens

A lot of the kitchens we feature on this site are dramatic and beautiful and… well, huge. So today we’ve rounded up a selection of kitchens that are on the smaller side (some on the really small side) to inspire those of you who want a beautiful room for cooking, but don’t have infinite space.

READ MORE »

…read more

Posted in Tiny slices of awesome | Leave a comment

Jared Leto's New Home Used to Be a Military Compound — Design News

Oscar winner (and winner of our teen hearts) Jared Leto has a peculiar new Los Angeles pad. Built in the ’40s, the expansive compound used to be a military film studio. It’s tank-free now, but does boast 12 bathrooms (one with an aquamarine bidet), a screening room with a tub, and a lagoon pool.

READ MORE »

…read more

Posted in Tiny slices of awesome | Leave a comment

Shane Schneck's Bollard light is four lamps in one

By Dan Howarth

Northmodern 2015: American designer Shane Schneck has created a silicone lamp for Danish brand Menu that can be used in four different positions. (more…)

…read more

Posted in Tiny slices of awesome | Leave a comment