Dezeen Wire: the Royal Institute of British Architects has announced that architect Stephen Hodder of Manchester firm Hodder+Partners will be the organisation's next president, after running for the position unopposed. More »
Monthly archives: May 2012
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Designed in Hackney: today's colourful fashion focus is the neon bright Resort 2012 collection by Christopher Kane. More »
Here's another collaboration between UK producer Mykus and singer Fruit Shoes, although Carrots is a much mellower, more light-hearted offering compared to the dark and glitchy track that we featured on Dezeen Music Project a couple of months ago. Here we've got cute, catchy vocals and a refreshingly lo-fi, almost clunky bass-line that sets the tone for the track as a whole.
World Architecture Festival 2012: in our second movie celebrating this year's World Architecture Festival in Singapore from 3-5 October, WAF programme director Paul Finch explains why the super-jury headed by architect Robert Stern selected the Universita Luigi Bocconi by Grafton Architects as World Building of the Year 2008 in the festival's inaugural year. More »
Slideshow feature: this week marks the completion of the gigantic red ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture at the London 2012 Olympic park. The tower is the last of the permanent structures to be completed for this summer's games, so here's a roundup of them all including sports venues by the likes of Zaha Hadid and Populous. More »
Designed in Hackney: we're stepping into the fashion world for Designed in Hackney this week, showcasing fashion designers who are based in the borough every day. We start with Gareth Pugh's sculptural designs for new ballet Carbon Life, which had its premier at the Royal Opera House last month. More »
Dezeen is media partner for the fifth annual World Architecture Festival, taking place in Singapore from 3-5 October, and our readers can get a 25% discount when they enter their projects for the awards programme (see below).
You can listen to the original track here if you prefer a more hardcore start to your week.