Dezeen Wire: British hair stylist Vidal Sassoon, famous for introducing simple geometric hairstyles in the 1960's, has passed away aged 84.
Monthly archives: May 2012
We thought it was time for a different vibe after all the dubby tracks we started the week with on Dezeen Music Project. This ambient track by Hungarian group Seeds in Helmet is dark and brooding, with haunting, whispered vocals and a delicate keyboard line that bubbles underneath.
MyDinamo is part of an album called LoveBox, which you can download for free here.
Dezeen Wire: Dezeen has been shortlisted for this year's Association of Online Publishers Awards in the Website - Business 2012 and Digital Publisher - Business 2012 categories. Winners will be announced on 19 July. See the full shortlist here.
Slideshow feature: infrastructure projects by German architects J. Mayer H. have been popping up all over Georgia in the last year - buildings completed so far include an airport, a police station, a civic centre, a border checkpoint and two roadside service stations. Here's a slideshow to bring them all together. More »
Milan 2012: in part 2 of our interview with Elle Decoration UK editor Michelle Ogundehin she talks to Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs about the Equal Rights for Design campaign she's spearheading to demand changes in UK copyright law that will put design on a level with literature and art. More »
Yesterday we had dub reggae from Berlin, and we continue the global feel today on Dezeen Music Project with some transnational dubstep courtesy of Solar Lion. World Steppers is an intriguing fusion of tribal sounds and rhythms, with a bass-heavy dubstep sensibility.