Monthly archives: November 2011
Dezeen Wire: in his latest article for The Guardian, architecture and design critic Rowan Moore interviews Terence Conran ahead of an exhibition dedicated to his career at the Design Museum, which opens on 16 November.
In the article Moore suggest that Conran's greatest successes have been the businesses he's founded rather than the products or interiors he's designed, which Moore adds are "a little too managed, manipulated, packaged and don't quite communicate the fun he has got out of life, as if constrained by some invisible boundary."
An assortment of windows are randomly scattered across the timber facade of this budget hotel outside Le Mans, France. More »
Dezeen Wire: UK broadcaster Channel 4 reports that a backlash is forming against the prevalence of unpaid internships in Britain, which are particularly popular with graduates in the creative industries.
A number of websites have been set up by graduates and campaigners offering advice to those partaking in internships and rallying support for campaigns that call on the government to introduce tighter regulations - Channel 4 News
This week on Dezeen we reported from the Inside awards in Barcelona, where a hotel in a former Japanese Army headquarters by NHDRO walked away with the top prize. More »