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Phonebloks mobile phone concept by Dave Hakkens

A smog-removal machine and a modular phone concept (pictured) are among the highlights from Dutch Design Week, which we've been covering for the past seven days. More from Eindhoven, plus this week's architecture and design news and our Dezeen Music Project featured track follow.

We used this jazzy hip hop track by Eindhoven-based producer Y'Skid as the soundtrack for this week's Dezeen and MINI World Tour movie with Miriam van der Lubbe.

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Crystal wireless LED installation by Studio Roosegaarde
Crystal wireless LED installation by Studio Roosegaarde

Also from Dutch Design Week, we featured an installation of hundreds of wireless LED crystals that light up when placed on the floor and shoe samples turned inside-out to create new footwear. Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs lauded Eindhoven's innovative attitude in his Opinion column.

Invert Footwear by Elisa van Joolen
Invert Footwear by Elisa van Joolen

As the penultimate stop on our Dezeen and MINI World Tour, we filmed a tour around Eindhoven with Dutch Design Week co-founder Miriam van der Lubbe - keep an eye out for more movies from the city.

Doubts emerge over police
Doubts emerge over police "first ever 3D gun" claims

Elsewhere, 3D-printing hit the headlines as police in Manchester thought they had found printed gun parts, only to doubt their claims just hours later after our readers pointed out that the seized items looked like spare Makerbot components.

How Steve Jobs hired Norman Foster:
How Steve Jobs hired Norman Foster: "Hi Norman. I need some help"

Norman Foster revealed that Steve Jobs called up "out the blue" to ask him to design the Apple Campus 2 and the British architect was appointed to collaborate with Frank Gehry on the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station.

Hafner House rendering by Peter Guthrie
Hafner House rendering by Peter Guthrie

Our readers' favourite story was an interview we conducted with rendering guru Peter Guthrie, who told us that visualisations are changing the way people perceive architecture.

La Plage du Pacifique Hotel by Kristin Green photographed by Peter Bennetts
La Plage du Pacifique Hotel by Kristin Green photographed by Peter Bennetts

Peter Bennetts' photographs of an unfinished concrete hotel in the South Pacific were also popular this week.

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