Rafael Viñoly's Walkie Talkie skyscraper in London stole the limelight when it reflected the September sun onto cars parked nearby and caused them to melt.
The tower was re-nicknamed the Walkie Scorchie for this "death-ray" effect, which a CGI artist declared he predicted a year before it struck.
Viñoly himself then admitted he knew the problem would occur, but said he didn't realise the beam would be so hot.
In an interview on BBC Radio 1, Kanye West revealed he is frustrated he's not taken seriously as a "real designer" and that he plans to move into architecture.
Peter Saville announced he is working with West to create a new visual identity for the rapper, who asked Saville to "do a YSL" for him.
The cast-iron facade of Paul Smith's Albemarle Street store in London received the most views in September.
Also popular was a holiday home in India constructed from concrete with local basalt stone mixed in.
Paper-thin shutters fold out from the walls of the narrow timber house in Tokyo that was in third place.
Zaha Hadid's Serpentine Sackler Gallery extension in London's Kensington Gardens also got a lot of hits.
A bright white house in Japan designed with a squashed diamond shape to maximise space without overlooking the neighbours finished off the top five.
The London Design Festival took place in our home city, so we were out and about reporting from the various exhibitions and installations like the Escher-style staircases outside the Tate Modern gallery.
The installation's designer Alex de Rijke explained the project in a movie we filmed for our Dezeen and MINI World Tour, for which we also spoke to Kieran Long about why the V&A museum acquired the first 3D-printed gun.
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