Qubique 2011: if you've always wanted to be photographed wearing a chocolate moustache, come along to the party Dezeen is co-hosting with Red, the association of Spanish design companies, in Berlin on Friday. More »
Monthly archives: October 2011
Dezeen Wire: in her latest article for The New York Times, design correspondent Alice Rawsthorn profiles Studio H, a humanitarian design project has spent a year teaching design skills to school children in a deprived part of North Carolina - The New York Times
Rawsthorn describes the process that Studio H founders Emily Pilloton and Matthew Miller undertook with the pupils – providing basic skills that resulted in the creation of a 2,000-square-foot pavilion at a local farmers market – and outlines the benefits of teaching design to students at a formative age.
See links to more articles by Alice Rawsthorn here.
Dezeen Wire: Dezeen reader Salomé Francpourmoi has emailed us her analysis of the gender and race of designers whose portraits we've published on our homepage in the last seven months which, she says, shows a predominance of white males. More »
Dezeen Space was open from 17 September to 16 October and hosted our latest Dezeen Watch Store pop-up, the launch of our new Dezeen Book of Ideas, specially commissioned sculptures by Dominic Wilcox, a new product launch by Paul Cocksedge, the Dezeen Lounge furnished by Ligne Roset and a micro-exhibition that changed every day.
Dutch Design Week 2011: best known for his grown-up furniture that would be quite at home in a fairy tale, Amsterdam designer Bo Reudler presents a collection of children's furniture in Eindhoven as part of Dutch Design Week this week. More »
Customers can leave their children playing downstairs and dine beside a four metre-high model elephant at this Bucharest restaurant. More »
This time last year architects Planning Korea designed a futuristic media bridge that resembled a string of bubbles, while the Dutch Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo won the best project at the Dutch Design Awards 2010, despite one of our readers commenting that "the Netherlands is represented here like a crazy playground!" More »