This week Bjarke Ingels revealed his plan to redesign Earth

This week on Dezeen, Danish architect Bjarke Ingels unveiled his plan to stop climate change by redesigning the planet.

BIG founder Ingels explained his Masterplanet concept, which aims to “prove that a sustainable human presence on planet Earth is attainable with existing technologies” to TIME magazine.

By master planning the planet, Ingels calculated that 10 billion people could enjoy a high quality of life.

Dezeen Showroom launches
Dezeen Showroom launches with products from Vitra, Hem, Luceplan and Maruni

This week saw the launch of Dezeen Showroom – an affordable space for brands to showcase products to Dezeen’s huge global audience.

The launch included furniture and lighting products by designers Jasper MorrisonStephen BurksFaye ToogoodNaoto Fukasawa and Barber Osgerby.

Enzo Mari key works
Nine designs that demonstrate the variety of Enzo Mari’s works

Following the death of Italian designer Enzo Mari last week, the curators of a major retrospective of Read more

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Black Friday cordless vacuum deals – free your clean with these great discounts

One of the biggest shopping holidays of the year is nearly here, so get ahead of the game with these early Black Friday cordless vacuum deals.

With more of us staying at home, as well as the day’s getting shorter, a reliable vacuum is more important than ever as we stay inside our warm, cosy homes.

Related: Black Friday deals 2020 – all the sales and info you need on furniture, home appliances, accessories and tech

With all this staying in, our floors are much more likely to need a good clean. Whether you have carpet, laminate, vinyl or wooden floorboards, a convenient, cordless vacuum cleaner can eliminate any mess.

But sometimes cordless vacuums can be pricy. As technology gets better and better inside our vacuums, the price tends to rise up too – but not right now.

With Black Friday just around the corner, we reveal some the best … Read more

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Here’s how to pick the property market turning point

Are we there yet?

It’s amazing how the messages in the media have changed in recent times.

Not that long ago they were telling us property prices would drop significantly, with some property pessimists suggesting we could see a property values fall 10, 20 and even up to 30 per cent.

Today the common theme is that the property market will turn later this year or early next year, with many asking “have we reached the market bottom yet?”

But as they say – no one rings a bell when we reach the bottom, so how do you pick the turning point in the property market?

Well…my suggestion is not to even try and pick the bottom, because even the smartest economists armed with all the data can’t do that.

Instead, if you’re a home buyer or property investor and you have a secure job and your finance organised, now … Read more

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The Fender Weekender Is On The Market!

The Fender Weekender Is On The Market!

On The Market

by Sally Tabart

The Fender House in Mount Martha, with renovations from Whelan Project. Photo – Derek Swalwell.

Say hello to that green carpet! And a peek of B&B Italia sofas from Castorina and Co in the background. Photo – Derek Swalwell.

The view coming down the stairs from the kitchen, leading into the music room then the sun room, then out onto the deck. Karl Fender’s original hand-drawn picture of the house framed on the wall above the fireplace. Photo – Derek Swalwell.

There are stairs and split levels everywhere in this house. These stairs lead from the sun-room to the music room then up another level to the kitchen.  You can also see the original porthole lights in the ceilings and the very uniquely designed light boxes, which Katie and Ian re-furbished. Photo – Derek

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Six designs to encourage voting in 2020 US presidential election

As the US presidential election on 3 November approaches, we’ve rounded up six designs that aim to motivate people to vote, including Instagram gifs, brass pins, billboards and magazine covers.

Postcards for Democracy by Beattie Wolfe and Mark Mothersbaugh

Postcards for Democracy by Beatie Wolfe and Mark Mothersbaugh

Singer-songwriter Beatie Wolfe teamed up with artist Mark Mothersbaugh to launch Postcards for Democracy in support of the USPS amid a crisis that saw delays in delivery that could have impacted people’s ability to vote.

Wolfe and Mothersbaugh asked participants to mail postcards to a set address, which would then be used as part of a wider exhibition.


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TIME cover by Shepard Fairey 

For the first time in 100 years, TIME replaced its title on the cover. The magazine ran with the word VOTE above an illustration by American artist … Read more

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