Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Maxime Mellot has integrated a birdcage, a fish tank and a plant pot into this desk to encourage users "to look at natural elements".
Dezeen Book of Interviews: in this interview from our latest book, influential graphic designer Neville Brody discusses the impact of London's punk movement on his work.
Modern furniture and fittings are paired with stone walls and exposed roof trusses inside this old Spanish farm that Dom Arquitectura has transformed into a residence and guest house (+ slideshow).
News: more than half of employees prefer a private work space, while open-plan office workers often experience too many distractions to work effectively, according to new data.
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for an architect at Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, who designed the Fifth Avenue Apple Store in New York (pictured).
The fragmented gables that make up this children's centre by Danish studio CEBRA feature matching dormer windows that in some places have been extruded, inverted or turned upside down (+ slideshow).
Inside Festival 2014: architect Gavin Robotham of CRAB Studio explains how the new architecture faculty building at Bond University was designed around the school's curriculum (+ movie).
A group of Royal College of Art students has developed a suit that enables athletes with sensation loss to instantly detect and assess the severity of sporting injuries.
Paul Smith's flagship store in the South Korean capital is housed in a softly curved white shell punctuated by small circular windows and a bright yellow entrance (+ slideshow).
Belgian furniture brand Bulo has launched a range of modular office furniture based around black ash wood frames.
A grid of muted copper frames the large windows of this slender office building, designed by British architect David Chipperfield for a park-side site in Hangzhou, China (+ slideshow).
News: a team from Mexico City has won this year's Audi Urban Future award with a scheme that collects location data from commuters to identify problems in the city's congested road network (+ slideshow).
A team of researchers has completed a working prototype for a drone made from a fungal material that will biodegrade if it crashes outdoors.
Greek office Kapsimalis Architects has renovated a small white house on the cliffs of a Greek island, adding two roof terraces with plunge pools, and a third and more sizeable swimming pool in the basement (+ slideshow).
Opinion: when the team behind the Rosetta space mission landed Philae on a moving comet last week, they celebrated in a grey control room – the kind of uniquely bland space that has been the backdrop to some of the 21st century's most iconic moments, says Will Wiles.
Frank Gehry's first completed building in Australia, Herzog & de Meuron's controversial skyscraper for Paris (pictured), and a folding electric bike that can be carried in a backpack feature in Dezeen Mail issue 229. Click through for all the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.
Movie: in the last of our series of exclusive video interviews for Moroso, London design duo Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay of Raw Edges explain what's special about working with the Italian furniture brand.
This concrete oval, designed by Parisian architect Philippe Prost to be "the colour of war", stretches out across the site of one of the world's largest French military graves to commemorate the centenary of the First World War (+ slideshow).
Inside Festival 2014: architect and professor Sawako Kaijima explains how she created a research and gallery space with "completely diffused lighting" in our next exclusive movie from this year's Inside Festival.
News: construction has started in Chengdu, China, on a 468-metre-high crystalline skyscraper by the architects behind the current and future tallest buildings in the world.