The aeroplanes of the future will be catapulted into the sky, fly in formation like birds along "express skyways" and glide into airports with their engines turned off, according to aviation company Airbus. More »
In this third movie Dezeen filmed with industrial designer Marc Newson at his London studio, he talks about his designs for transport and how a car should have as few controls as possible, saying "I don't really believe in instruction manuals. I tend to throw them away." Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12. More »
Dezeen Wire: Sergio Pininfarina, the Italian car designer who worked for brands including Ferrari, Maserati and Lancia, has died aged 85 (via Reuters). Pininfarina worked at and later ran the family-run Pininfarina design studio from 1950 until 2006, working on models including the Ferrari Testarossa, Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider and Bentley Azure.
Dezeen Wire: the "revolutionary" new product that French designer Philippe Starck claimed in a radio interview on Friday to be designing for Apple has been revealed by online technology publication AllThingsD to be a yacht for the family of late CEO Steve Jobs - AllThingsD
A spokesperson from Apple told the magazine that the company is not working on a new product or project with Starck. However the designer was working on plans for a yacht for Jobs before his death last year, to be constructed by boatbuilders Feadship.
Dezeen Wire: Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, grandson of the car firm's founder and designer of the iconic Porsche 911 model, has died at the age of 76 - The Guardian
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