Monthly archives: October 2011

"Humanitarian design project aims to build a
sense of community"- The New York Times

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.

Gender and race on Dezeen

Gender and race on Dezeen

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
at 54 Rivington Street

Dezeen Space at 54 Rivington Street

Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs gives a tour of our activities at Dezeen Space in this movie filmed on the last day at 54 Rivington Street in London.

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.