Ron Arad was presented with the London Design Medal 2011, Tom Dixon hosted a discussion on the state of manufacturing in Britain and Marcel Wanders launched a range of products for British retailer Marks & Spencer.
Meanwhile the Firstsite arts centre by Rafael Viñoly has opened in Colchester and a concrete house in Sri Lanka by Tadao Ando divided opinion among our readers.
Over on Dezeen Screen you can watch Dominic Wilcox explaining his delicate watch sculptures, interviews with exhibitors at Dezeen Platform and a series of films about Telling Tales at Ligne Roset Westend.
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