Monthly archives: August 2012
In the third movie we filmed at Clerkenwell Design Week pop-up shops, Etsy UK marketing manager Georgina Blain explains how their global online marketplace is helping designers such as Sandra Dieckmann (work pictured) to expand from a local customer base to promote and sell their work internationally. More »
As temperatures soared in London earlier this week we all wanted to go for a dip, but none of the local facilities quite matched up to the pools that feature on our latest Pinterest board.
Dezeen archive: this week one of our most popular stories was about a robot that builds architectural structures from sand (bottom left), so our latest archive is all about sand. See all all the stories »
Budapest DJ Fine Cut Bodies has remixed the first part of the classic Mike Oldfield album Tubular Bells. The track is a competition entry for an Indaba Music remix contest to commemorate the release of the original record, and you can listen to the other remixes the track is up against here.
Make sure you also check out the excellent Fine Cut Bodies remix of Fever Ray track Keep the Streets Empty for Me that we featured on Dezeen Music Project back in June.
With the Venice Architecture Biennale opening next week, here's a full transcript of our interview with its director David Chipperfield, who explains the thinking behind this year's theme, Common Ground.
Chipperfield stresses the need for the profession to address "the 99.99% of the rest of the world which architects are not dealing with." Otherwise he says, architects risk being relegated to being "urban decorators." More »
Ta-da! We've completely overhauled our notoriously rusty site search using Google Custom Search technology and it's now pretty amazing, if we may say so. As well as being a gazillion times faster and more accurate, it now features thumbnail images, a dedicated image search facility and the option to search by relevance or date.
Give it a test-drive using the search box at the very top right of the site, or use the little magic box below...