Urbis’ annual round-up of the very best products, places and people.
Our pick of the must-have items of the season. Grab a few for yourself or buy them for the best people you know.
A new eatery has opened up in a historical Melbourne prison.
Finally, the amazing, Frank Gehry-designed Louis Vuitton Foundation for Creation has opened in Paris.
These days, eateries are going above and beyond to commission custom-made crockery on which to serve meals.
Design extraordinaire Studioilse has moved into a residentially-inspired Copenhagen design gallery.
Nendo has curated an exhibition for Singapore’s National Design Centre that celebrates elements of Japanese design.
This Essex, England, dwelling is quite possibly the strangest holiday house ever made.
Check out two maze-like installations set up outside a Kent, England, gallery.
An exhibition exploring the many qualities of light will run from 11 October until 2 February at the Auckland Art Gallery.
A new bar, dedicated to the nation’s obsession with craft beer, has opened in Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter.
Samsung has created a concept home that can be transformed and configured to suit any occasion.
We asked Auckland’s best architectural photographers to create images that redefine our biggest city.
New Zealand fashion designers are turning their hands to all sorts of homewares. Read all about it here.
The London Design Festival has wrapped up for another year. Read about what Urbis loved here.
New York-based architect David Rockwell has gone into the business of prefab housing.
Auckland Architecture Week runs from 23 to 28 September. Here’s what we’re excited about.
Read about these snazzy dwellings, designed by a Jordanian-Candanian architect, for displaced people.
The 2014 London Design Festival kicks off 13 September. Read about Urbis’ top five things to see during the week.
Maison et Objet Paris is over for another year. Read about what we loved from the biannual French homewares fair.
The best exhibitions this season can be found in homes, not in museums or art galleries.
Our Parisian correspondent, Roderick Fry, reports from the French homewares show, Maison et Objet.
New Zealander Roderick Fry of Moa Room is our new Paris correspondent and will be keeping us up-to-date with Maison et Objet.
The Serpentine Gallery in London’s Kensington has commissioned Smiljan Radić to create a spaceship-like pavilion.
We’ve got every Dad covered for Sunday 7 September.
London’s Design Museum has deemed a Zaha Hadid building the Design of the Year.
The World Architecture Festival takes place in October and we’ve coveted our favourite projects from the awards’ shortlist.
A Canadian artist digitally covers rooms with details from famous paintings.
Go in the draw win tickets to two films in the 2014 New Zealand International Film Festival.
Dulux has paired up with Australian fashion designers to create a new range of colours.
Art adviser Paul Baragwanath explains how to live with art.
Boconcept has collaborated with three hot-right-now local designers to create a space each in the BLOC showroom.
Design Miami/Basel 2014 took place over the weekend and we’re revealing our favourite pieces.
The shortest day is nearly upon us and rather than hibernating, a bunch of stores in Herne Bay, Auckland, are celebrating.
La Biennale Architecttura 2014 begins 7 June and New Zealand will be amongst the exhibitors.
Nat Cheshire stole the show at Semi-Permanent with his talk about the future of Auckland.
INTRO/NY has wrapped up for the year and Simon James is heading home.
INTRO/NY has started in Manhattan and Simon James updates us on opening night of the furniture and homewares exhibition.
This month, the Big Apple transforms into a haven of interior design. Read about what the boys from Resident are up to.
The New Zealand Architecure Awards took place last night. Read about Urbis‘ favourite winning projects.