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Treetop walkway in Norway

This week we revealed a treetop walkway in Norway

This week on Dezeen, we revealed a treetop walkway in Norway and reflected on the 3 Days of Design festival by examining the key trends from the event.

Winding through the Hamaren Activity Park in Fyresdal to end at a circular viewpoint, the one-kilometre-long walkway was designed by Danish studio EFFEKT.

"The treetop walk in Hamaren Activity Park offers all nature lovers, regardless of age, disability or physical limitation, a new perspective on the natural landscape of Fyresdal," said EFFEKT.

Telo pickup truck
Yves Behar designed a pickup that is the size of a mini

In automotive news, Swiss designer Yves Behar unveiled his design for an electric pickup truck that will be 3.8 metres long – the same length as a two-door Mini Cooper SE hatchback.

Also, former footballer David Beckham revealed a pair of sports cars that he has designed for Italian brand Maserati.

"It has been incredible to collaborate with the skilled Maserati team once again to create these designs, inspired by my passion for classic cars and my appreciation for personal detail," said Beckham.

3 Days of Design trends: Pine wood furniture by Vaarni and Tableau
Pine furniture was one of the trends at 3 Days of Design

Continuing our coverage of design festival 3 Days of Design, Dezeen editor-at-large Amy Frearson revealed the 10 top trends from the 2023 edition. These included the resurgence of furniture made from pine wood and sofas of the future.

We also reported on floor-to-ceiling biotextiles by Natural Material Studio and "brutal and sophisticated" wooden furniture at the festival.

Zaha Hadid Architects Surfside condos
Zaha Hadid Architects unveiled its designs for Surfside apartments

In architecture news, UK studio Zaha Hadid Architects revealed its designs for a luxury condominium with a glass-bottomed swimming pool reminiscent of one recently completed in London.

The development is set to be built in Surfside, Florida, on the site of a building that collapsed in 2021.

Apple Store in Battersea Power Station by Foster + Partners
Apple's latest store opened in London

In the UK, technology company Apple unveiled its latest store, which was built in London's recently revamped Battersea Power Station.

It incorporates redesigned furniture and fittings including an oak framework of shelving, bio-polymer flooring, acoustic baffles made from biomaterial and lowered tables and Genius Bar.

According to the brand, it represents an evolution in its retail design thinking with more of an emphasis placed on accessibility and sustainability.

White dog in plywood kennel on grey backdrop
Foster + Partners designed a flat-pack dog kennel

Popular projects this week included a flat-pack dog kennel designed by Foster + Partners, a circular church with a monumental steeple in Brasilia and a SKIMS swimwear pop-up at Selfridges.

Our latest lookbooks featured bedrooms with bathtubs and bathrooms with double sinks.

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