Designed in Hackney: Hoxton-based designer Michael Marriott created a landscape of cardboard tubes to display items on show at this year's Designs of the Year exhibition at London's Design Museum. The winning entries for each category will be revealed at an awards ceremony tomorrow evening. More »
Monthly archives: April 2012
Five years ago this week Olafur Eliasson and Snøhetta unveiled their proposals for the 2007 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion and Herzog & de Meuron announced plans to create a new football stadium for English team Portsmouth FC that were abandoned shortly after. More »
Milan 2012: today’s edition of our daily TV show from Dezeen Studio at MOST is all about performance. First up Faye Toogood tells us how she's curing visitors with clay in a soothing pavilion called La Cura, then Sheridan Coakley of London design brand SCP shows us round their stand where one chair is upholstered using traditional methods each day. More »
This week last year two architectures students unveiled plans for a company that enables illegal migration and our most popular and controversial story was about a giant, latticed canopy by J. Mayer H. that was described as clumsy, grotesque and overbearingly monumental, as well as sublime and gutsy. More »
Dezeen Wire: in an interview with Guardian journalist James Ball, technological rights campaigner John Perry Barlow of Electronic Frontiers Foundation (EFF) discusses the importance of establishing peer-to-peer frameworks of power and explains why he is forming an organisation to fund information hackers - The Guardian
Hacking culture and open-source production has been one of the hottest topics at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan this year. Listen to our interview about it with design critic Justic McGuirk from Thursday's Dezeen Studio TV show, or see pictures from the Hacked Lab.
We used another of BEAKR's tracks called Paper View on our showreel that we have been playing in our studio at MOST, and will be up on Dezeen soon.
Manke sure you check out BEAKR's Bandcamp page for all their other great tracks.
Designed in Hackney: today's featured designers from the London borough of Hackney are graphic designers Multistorey, who created the geometric interiors and branding for accessories boutique Darkroom. More »
In case you hadn’t noticed, this week we've been in Milan for the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, where we've been filming a daily TV show from Dezeen Studio powered by Jambox at MOST. Highlights include interviews with Zaha Hadid, Tom Dixon and Faye Toogood, plus we've been talking to journalists about this year's hot topics, giving away prizes and touring exhibitions at MOST and elsewhere in the city. Catch up with all the episodes here. More »