• Profile: Tom Dixon

    The road less travelled — From metal-bashing artist to design doyen, Tom Dixon has taken a unique path through the design industry, that has included everything from playing in a band and running nightclubs, to being the creative head of high-street design stalwart Habitat

  • Discovering Samuel Ryde’s Hand Dryers

    Blueprint discovers Samuel Ryde's delightful new book, Hand Dryers, and the story behind the images

  • Desert rose: National Museum of Qatar by Ateliers Jean Nouvel

    Ateliers Jean Nouvel’s new National Museum of Qatar in Doha is an overtly dramatic, yet at the same time gentle, structure based on naturally occurring desert rose mineral formations

  • Meet Jun Aizaki, the man making coffee cups out of food

    The work of Jun Aizaki's design firm Crème spans everything from organic coffee cups to pedestrian bridges

  • West side story: inside New York's Hudson Yards

    The northern end of New York’s High Line is now capped off by a massive $25bn mixed-use development called Hudson Yards. On its cusp is The Shed, a Diller Scofidio + Renfro-designed arts building, at its heart is the Heatherwick Studio-designed Vessel and in its shopping mall is the Snark Park, by Snarkitecture

  • Library in the clouds: Oodi by ALA Architects

    In Finland the right to visit a library has been enshrined in law for almost a century. Now in Helsinki, ALA Architects has created the crown jewel of libraries, Oodi, on the most prime piece of real estate in the country. Don’t expect too many books though — that’s just not what the modern library is all about

  • King's Cross Kit-Kats: Coal Drops Yard by Heatherwick Studio

    The long-anticipated and Heatherwick Studio-designed shopping complex in King’s Cross, Coal Drops Yard, finally opens

  • Red hot drama: Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology by McCullough Mulvin Architects

    McCullough Mulvin Architects’ new project for the Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology features dramatic accommodation blocks in red, a connective walkway and landscaping that responds to the scorching climate, expressing both Mughal and modernist architectural influences with a 21st-century sensibility

  • Ferrari: Under the Skin — review

    The Design Museum’s Ferrari show may be a collector’s fantasy, but it fails to get under Blueprint’s skin

  • Yoshino Cedar House by Airbnb and Go Hasegawa

    Airbnb and architect Go Hasegawa have designed a cedar-wood house and given it to the village of Yoshino in rural Japan