Monthly archives: June 2012
Dezeen Super Store is now open at 38 Monmouth Street in the Seven Dials district of Covent Garden, London. The micro-department store brings together our designer watch boutique Dezeen Watch Store, our pop-up design concept The Temporium and our Designed in Hackney Shop so drop by if you're in town!
Dezeen Super Store
38 Monmouth Street, London WC2
1 July – 30 September 2012
Monday to Saturday: 11am to 7pm
Sunday: 11am to 5pm
This time last year we featured projects constructed from all kinds of unusual materials, including a car made of cartilage that generates its own fuel from algae, pencils created from workshop dust and a table made from polystyrene steamed inside fabric moulds. More »
Dezeen Wire: the first five winners of this year's TED Prize for urban innovation have been announced. Recipients include London design studio 00:/ for their project WikiHouse, which involves the construction of wooden houses from a downloaded kit of parts. Read our story about the project here.
This year, instead of going to individuals, the TED Prize was awarded to the concept of The City 2.0. Ten projects that improve urban life will each be given $10,000. Nominations for the next five winners are now being sought.