Dezeen Watch Store: a chance meeting with an Englishman wearing a customised Rolex led Filip Tysander to launch Daniel Wellington, which is now one of Dezeen Watch Store's most popular brands. The watch store team caught up with the Swedish entrepreneur at the BaselWorld watch fair earlier this week. Read the interview on the Dezeen Watch Store blog »
News: musician Imogen Heap is to put an experimental electronic glove into production, creating a tool that will allow anyone to interact with their computer remotely via hand gestures. Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12 (+ interview + movie).
Artist Gabriel Barcia-Colombo has created a vending machine that dispenses human genetic material to highlight privacy issues emerging as biotechnology makes it easier and cheaper to access information locked in our DNA (+ interview). More »
Interview: when designer Isabelle Olsson joined the secret Google X lab in 2011, Google Glass looked like a cross between a scuba mask and a cellphone. In this exclusive interview, Olsson tells Dezeen how she turned the clunky prototype into something "beautiful and comfortable". Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12. More »
Interview: Iwan Baan is the rock star of architecture photography, shooting buildings from helicopters and "living in a hotel 365 days a year". With a new exhibition documenting his hectic schedule now open in Germany, Baan spoke to Dezeen about his unique lifestyle and technique (+ slideshow). More »
Movie: Rem Koolhaas explains how his preoccupations have shifted from urbanism and the city to preservation and the countryside in this second movie filmed by Dezeen at the launch of OMA's new Rotterdam skyscraper. "It's a cliche that everybody is living in the city," the architect says. Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12. More »
At the launch of his giant De Rotterdam building last week, architect Rem Koolhaas discussed his home city and his latest contribution to it. "This building is not the same from any angle," he said. "We consider that not so much an innovation but a new ambition in architecture" (+ transcript). More »