Sections of brick, zinc, timber and concrete highlight the intentionally irregular form of this Sydney residence – a result of myriad planning restrictions (+ slideshow).
Dezeen is launching a new collaboration with Autodesk called Future Makers, which will profile upcoming designers who are harnessing new digital tools to pioneer the future of making things.
Australia-based designer Alexander Lotersztain has created a floating platform system that can be customised with clip-on lighting, furniture, and docking facilities – and can even be used as a helipad (+ slideshow).
Business news: Apple has promoted Jonathan Ive to the newly created role of chief design officer as part of a reshuffle in the company's design department.
Dezeen promotion: Danish architect Bjarke Ingels will be the youngest architect ever to deliver the Annual Architecture Lecture at London's prestigious Royal Academy of Arts.
Paris studio CUT Architectures has returned to the house it extended in 2011 to create a glazed study featuring a yellow staircase that integrates a desk (+ slideshow).
Spanish agency Alegre Design has redesigned a rocking chair traditionally used by new mothers to breastfeed and lull their babies to sleep, changing the basic form and adding breathable fabric supports (+ slideshow).
A pair of twisted concrete fins frame a fireplace at the centre of this pavilion, designed by German architecture office NE-AR as an extension to an holiday home in Argentina (+ slideshow).
Green-painted panelling, shiny white tiles and marble slabs line the walls of this Helsinki restaurant by Finnish architect Joanna Laajisto (+ slideshow).
Polish design studio Zieta has launched a new typeface that can be produced in 3D with the same metal inflation technology used to create its 2008 Plopp stool.
Dutch architect Christian Müller has overhauled the interior of a chalet in the Swiss Alps, creating a pair of apartments that combine exposed stone walls with raw concrete and distressed wood.
See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Sou Fujimoto Architects, Studio Fuksas and Rafael Vinoly Architects, whose projects include a visual arts centre wrapped in golden metal (pictured).
Norwegian architect Aslak Haanshuus has created a cross-shaped house by extending a pair of old lakeside cabins so that they overlap (+ slideshow).
A pair of Italian designers has extended their line of products made from rejected marble with a collection of four vases, all made from a single tile without producing any waste (+ slideshow).
Rotterdam architect Antonia Reif has renovated and extended a modest 1960s bungalow, creating a two-storey living room and a generous bedroom that both open out to the garden (+ slideshow).
Zurich-based artist Jeremie Maret has built a small see-through tower in Berlin and invited guests to take a nap inside.
German automotive brand BMW has unveiled a concept car with an entirely carbon-fibre chassis and rear lights that look like they have been drawn "like calligraphy" (+ slideshow).
Architect Damien Murtagh has created a reusable three-dimensional modelling system for architects and designers that is now on sale as a children's toy, prompting comparisons with iconic Danish building blocks Lego.
A matrix of disorientating translucent and mirrored partitions frame the individual booths of this hairdressing salon in Japan by Takehiko Nez Architects (+ slideshow).
New York 2015: Brooklyn studio Workstead has created a range of light fixtures with brass disc-shaped reflectors.