Melbourne studio B.E. Architecture has renovated and extended a Victorian property in the city for an avid art collector, adding a varied palette of materials that help distinguish the old and new parts of the building.
Vitra is presenting hundreds of items from its archives at an exhibition during Milan design week. Curator Robert Sadler has revealed his favourite pieces, including Verner Panton's Living Tower, and a cork chair by Jasper Morrison.
Scientists have discovered an enzyme that can "digest" plastic and revolutionalise recycling, but environmentalists warn the "miracle" breakthrough should not make designers complacent about the need to reduce use of the material.
Sitting just off the west coast of Scotland, the Isle of Skye is the largest of the Inner Hebrides, a Highland archipelago where fabled history, rugged scenery, world-famous whisky production and a burgeoning food scene converge to captivating effect.
A 40-metre tunnel provides an undetectable connection between a house in rural Sussex and one of two pavilions designed by Carmody Groarke. London practice Carmody Groarke was tasked with building a guest suite on a lake and creating an artist's studio within the brick walls of a ruined…