Dreamlike gothic architecture depicted in striking watercolor illustrations

Gothic architecture and watercolor never looked as good together as they do in artist Sunga Park’s new sketchbook!

The Bangkok-based illustrator and graphic designer travels throughout Europe observing Gothic architecture, which comes to life in her watercolor illustrations. Her latest works feature the finest details found in some of the glorious buildings on the streets of Croatia. As the paint bleeds on from one drawing to the next, one can’t help but admire the hazy imagery. Here are some of her latest illustrations. Continue reading

Penzance could become “spa town of Cornwall” with revamp of art-deco sea pool

Jubilee Pool Penzance, a triangular lido built in 1935, is set to be transformed into the UK’s largest heated seawater pool, by London-based Scott Whitby Studio

Scott Whitby Studio has won planning permission to upgrade the art-deco pool, which was built in the Cornish town to commemorate the silver jubilee of King George V.

The project will see the facility converted into a year-round tourist attraction, featuring a heated outdoor swimming pool, an enlarged cafe and bar, and a new community hall. Continue reading

Top five architecture and design jobs this week include The Met and Squire and Partners

Our pick of the best architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs this week include positions with The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and Squire and Partners in London.

Production coordinator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is looking for a production coordinator to join its design team and produce graphics. Last year, Argentinian artist Adrián Villar Rojas installed a plaster-cast dinner party on The Met’s rooftop for its annual Roof Garden Commission. Continue reading

‘back to school’ season inspires our top 10 educational spaces in this edition of readers radar

to celebrate the upcoming school season, designboom looks back on the top ten educational spaces covered in the past with this ‘back to school’ edition of readers radar. 

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Dezeen events guide: autumn highlights include design weeks in Dubai, Beijing and Vienna

Fall has arrived, which means many design events are starting soon, particularly across Europe and Asia. Highlights listed in our definitive guide include Dubai Design Week, Istanbul Design Biennial, Vienna Design Week and Beijing Design WeekMore ›

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