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Nendo designs build-your-own football for kids from impoverished communities

Japanese studio Nendo has developed a football that doesn't need to be inflated and can instead be assembled by hand from 54 interlocking plastic modules. Called My Football Kit, the project was created for sports equipment company Molten and aims to make the game accessible to children around the world, who might not be able to buy and maintain a...

This week Opposite Office proposed turning the US Capitol into a fortress

This week on Dezeen, architecture studio Opposite Office envisioned fortifying the US Capitol in response to the invasion of the building by Donald Trump supporters. The provocative architecture studio created the concept, named Capitol Castle, as a comment on how democracy is increasingly under threat. "It's tongue-in-cheek, but the question behind...

Camira, Benchmark, Pedrali and Karimoku showcase products on Dezeen Showroom

UK textile manufacturer Camira, furniture-maker Benchmark, Italian brand Pedrali and Japanese furniture brand Karimoku are among brands showcasing products on Dezeen Showroom this week. Furniture including seating, tables and storage have been added to Dezeen Showroom, which is an affordable space for brands to launch products and showcase their designers...

Buddy Hub seat by Busetti Garuti Redaelli for Pedrali

Dezeen Showroom: Italian brand Pedrali has added an enclosed seating system, envisioned by Milanese design trio Busetti Garuti Redaelli, to its Buddy furniture range. Named Buddy Hub, the seat is available as an armchair or an elongated sofa, wrapped with a sound-absorbing panel to create privacy for those using it. "In line with the latest trend...

Six seminal projects from Bauhaus designers Josef and Anni Albers

Nicholas Fox Weber, a longtime friend of Josef and Anni Albers and executive director of their foundation, has authored a visual biography of the renowned Bauhaus couple and their work. Here he discusses six of the most interesting projects from the book. Called Anni & Josef Albers: Equal and Unequal, the book traces their artistic evolution from...

KIT desk by Spacestor

Dezeen Showroom: workspace furniture brand Spacestor has created a compact, foldable and portable desk called KIT, in a bid to help users work more comfortably from their own home. KIT has a simple, cost-effective frame that can be assembled without tools "in less than 20 seconds". Once it is no longer needed, it can be easily folded up and placed...

Ane Crabtree designs costumes for bot herders and drone shepherds for Planet City movie

The Handmaid's Tale costume designer Ane Crabtree has created a range of costumes for imaginary future inhabitants of Planet City, a cinematic metropolis for 10 billion people. The outfits include full-length veils for urban beekeepers, pink headdresses for algae divers and horned headgear for bot herders that feature in the short film by architect...

Noa sit-stand desk by Benchmark

Dezeen Showroom: Noa is a height-adjustable wooden desk by British furniture-maker Benchmark that encourages users to alternate between sitting and standing. Benchmark designed the Noa desk to help users maintain good posture and allow them to move throughout the working day. Noa is a height-adjustable desk The piece was developed as a direct response...

Olive Pro earbuds function as hearing aids and wireless headphones

Dezeen promotion: Olive Union has launched a range of earbuds called Olive Pro that function as both hearing aids and wireless headphones. Olive Pro hearables evoke conventional Bluetooth earphones, but combine mics and high-definition speakers with artificial intelligence (AI) technology to better support a user's hearing. Olive Pro earbuds function...

Irene Roca Moracia turns construction waste into "technically illegal" furniture

Central Saint Martins graduate Irene Roca Moracia has created a collection of modular furniture using discarded building materials, as a way of critiquing the wastefulness of the construction industry. The system, called Appropriating the Grid, consists of 11 building blocks that can be combined and joined with metal clips to serve a range of different...

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