A bedroom built around a living tree and a sleeping area placed beside an openable polycarbonate wall are among ten cabin bedrooms selected from the Dezeen archive for our latest lookbook. As cabins tend to have small footprints, their bedrooms have to be smartly designed to offer solutions to smaller and often open-plan spaces – without…

The latest lookbook in our series exploring kitchen layouts highlights L-shaped kitchens with two work surfaces that meet at 90 degrees. L-shaped kitchens are organised in the shape of the letter L, often fitting into a corner but sometimes with one of the surfaces projecting as a peninsula. In larger spaces, islands can be incorporated into…

Granite, oak and rattan are among the materials found in a California winery’s hospitality building that has been refurbished by Danish designer David Thulstrup. The Donum Home facility is part of the 200-acre (81-hectare) Donum Estate, which sits within the rolling hills of Sonoma County, just north of San Pablo Bay. The Donum Home winery…

Interiors that are (almost) completely white can have a calming, minimalist feel. For our latest lookbook we have collected ten examples from the Dezeen archive, ranging from an Australian penthouse to a Japanese-informed apartment in Barcelona. While most of these interiors also feature some colour, what unites them is their bright white walls and mostly…

REDO Architects had stage sets in mind when redesigning the interiors for a pair of houses in the former Puppeteers’ Quarter in Sintra, Portugal. The two homes, now known as Puppeteers House, are part of a series of buildings that were originally built for a local puppeteer’s family, but had more recently been used as storage for farming…

For this week’s lookbook, we have picked ten Scandi-style living rooms from the Dezeen archive that play with textures and showcase natural materials, elegant accessories and muted colours. Scandi style is a term used to describe designs from the three Scandinavian countries – Sweden, Denmark and Norway – but has also become a catchphrase that…

Textured surfaces and sinuous forms populate this outpost of vegan restaurant chain Sequel in Mumbai, which was designed by local architect Ashiesh Shah. Located in an office development in the city’s Bandra Kurla Complex, the interior was conceived as a calming antidote to the busy business district beyond. “The restaurant alludes to a timeless charm, celebrating the…

Architecture firm Perkins&Will has completed an office interior in Dallas, Texas for healthcare provider Signify, centred around a large steel staircase and tiered wooden platform for meetings. The global practice, which has an office in Dallas, was approached to create a 13,700-square-metre workplace that would emphasise collaboration, connectivity and transparency while catering to a wide…

DG Arquitecto has completed a minimalist renovation of a 1920s penthouse in Valencia, which celebrates the apartment’s original mosaic floors, decorative mouldings and arched doorways. Located on the top floor of an apartment block in the city’s Ruzafa neighbourhood, the 100-square-metre penthouse was previously made up of narrow corridors and small rooms. Colourful tiled floors…