Monthly archives: May 2012
Milan 2012: Elle Decoration UK editor Michelle Ogundehin tipped collaborations with Japanese designers and manufacturers as the most exciting development in Milan this year when she paid a visit to Dezeen Studio. In this first instalment of our interview with her, she discusses the calming effect this has had on the design industry and how quality design has become more accessible to high street brands. More »
The Serpentine Gallery in London has unveiled plans by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron and Chinese artist Ai Weiwei for this summer's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion: they'll conduct an archaeological dig to find traces of past pavilions on the site then line the resulting trenches with cork. More »
Designed in Hackney: furniture company SCP has been working with some of the best designers in the industry at its Shoreditch headquarters since the mid 1980s. Every day this week our Designed in Hackney series focusses on key products that were developed above the shop on Curtain Road, starting with the 1986 Side Table by Jasper Morrison. More »
Dezeen archive: yesterday we featured a music school covered in oriented strand board (OSB) with furniture to match, so here are lots more projects from the Dezeen archives that use the same rough, timber-strand material.