Dezeen Wire: in her latest article for The New York Times design critic Alice Rawsthorn strikes a blow against the current trend for naming products with confusing, forgettable or misleading monikers. More »
Monthly archives: October 2011
Dezeen Wire: architecture critic Jay Merrick has praised the £22 million extension of Cardiff's Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama by BFLS Architects, explaining that the spaces perform functionally as well as succeeding in "generating an atmosphere that can only be described as happening." More »
Dezeen Wire: The Guardian's architecture critic Jonathan Glancey explains that the much-criticised ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture, designed by Anish Kapoor and structural engineer Cecil Balmond for next year's Olympics in London, has been an easy target for jokes but that it demonstrates Britain's manufacturing capabilities and says it "may even effect buildings of the future just as the Eiffel Tower and the Crystal Palace did" - The Guardian
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A rounded wall of recycled clay tiles converges with walls of white bricks at this village house in Sussex, England. More »
Imagine waking up in a glass bedroom by the waterside on a remote Finnish island. More »
Dezeen archive: this week we showcased a ring of trees that's forced to grow into a building (top left) and a movie featuring people dressed as trees, so our latest archive compiles all our stories about things that are made of or disguised as trees. See all the stories »