Dezeen is finally launching an opinion column. The first piece by our new columnist Sam Jacob will run tomorrow; here, Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs, whose own column will alternate with Jacob's, explains why it's taken us so long to take a stance. More »
Monthly archives: January 2013
Pools of water separate offices from archives at a new building for the National Archives of France by Italian architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas (+ slideshow). More »
Shimmering aluminium skin and a gaping mouth give this ice rink in Belgium by architects L'Escaut the look of a whale (+ slideshow). More »
This conceptual see-through bike by German studio Designaffairs would be made from the same strong and lightweight plastic used in fighter jet canopies. More »
Our featured architect this week is Steven Holl, whose recent buildings in China include the completed Sliced Porosity Block cluster of towers in Chengdu and designs for a pair of museums in a new city quarter of Tianjin. See all our stories about architecture by Steven Holl »
A tapered concrete roof oversails glazed laboratories at this research and innovation centre that American firm Richard Meier & Partners has completed for Italian cement manufacturer Italcementi. More »
Dutch designer Iris van Herpen debuted two 3D-printed outfits made in collaboration with US-based designer Neri Oxman and Austrian architect Julia Koerner during her runway show at Paris Fashion Week yesterday. More »
As 2013 gets underway, here's a look at the ten tallest skyscrapers set to complete around the globe this year (+ interactive image). More »
The music featured on today's movie about Faye Toogood's installation for the Seven Designers for Seven Dials project is by Edinburgh-based artist Remote Scenes.
The track on the movie is called Blue Sapphire, which we featured on Dezeen Music Project last year, and this track called Cloud Armour is a similarly melodic soundscape with chiming keyboards and mushy post-rock guitars.
Wooden clothes feature in Iceland-based fashion designer Sruli Recht's Autumn Winter 2013 menswear collection. More »