Monthly archives: July 2012
We're having a party! Join us this evening to celebrate our Dezeen Super Store pop-up at 38 Monmouth Street in the Seven Dials district of Covent Garden, London WC2 from 6pm to 9pm.
The store is open until 30 September 2012 so if you can't make the party you can visit during the Olympics or the London Design Festival. Don't forget to print out the flyer to get a 10% discount!
Dezeen Wire: the shadow Olympics minister Tessa Jowell has criticised London 2012 organisers over the stringent marketing rules that will prevent architects from entering their Olympics projects into awards – The Guardian
"This kind of stricture was never the intention when the rules were designed," said Jowell. "I hope that a reasonable compromise can be found so that these great British architects can get the recognition that they deserve."
Hong Kong brand Ziiiro's first watch design, Gravity, is now reduced by 20% as part of the Dezeen Watch Store summer sale. Like their Orbit design, also in the sale, Gravity doesn't have hands but rotating comets tell the time. Available at the reduced price in blue or magenta, Gravity is now only £92 (UK and EU) or £76.67 (rest of the world). Get yours here »
Don’t forget you can get 10% off any product at Dezeen Super Store at 38 Monmouth Street, London WC2 with this flyer.
"I'd like to see more rent regulation and buildings reused in creative ways," says Holland, while Wigglesworth suggests that "what we need is greater flexibility."
The article follows the news that New York City are seeking designs for “micro-units” to help solve the shortage of of small apartments in Manhattan.
Our second track of the week from Israeli music label Anova Music is a summery, psychedelic pop song by Tel Aviv-based band Underwater Firemen. With its hazy harmonies and wall of fuzzy keyboard and guitar sounds, Burning Flowers wouldn't sound out of place on an Of Montreal or Animal Collective album.
Make sure you check out yesterday's track by another Anova Music band called Kitzu, and head over to Anova Music's Soundcloud page to hear tracks by the other artists on their books.