Interview: renderings are now as convincing as reality and are changing the way people perceive architecture, according to architectural visualisation artist Peter Guthrie. "It allows for greater conversation about the built environment," he says in this interview. "Most people are familiar with computer images but would find it harder to interpret a line drawing." (+ slideshow). More »
News: Apple's retail presence is "not evolving as fast as it could be" and the company's "momentum has slowed down" since Steve Jobs died, according to the designer who developed the Apple Store concept with the brand's former CEO. Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12 (+ interview).
Interview: Bradford Shellhammer, founder and chief design officer of Fab, explains why the company dropped the "flash sales" model to become both a manufacturer and online retailer of design. In an interview with Dezeen he discusses how Fab is disrupting the industry, how it can help designers and how it "absolutely" wants to open physical stores. More »
Lisbon Architecture Triennale: following budget cuts, boycotts and lukewarm reviews, Lisbon Architecture Triennale curator Beatrice Galilee defends the event that opened in the Portuguese capital last week and explains why she believes architecture exhibitions don't always need to be about buildings (+ interview). More »
Interview: forty years after he first met her, London design retailer Zeev Aram has launched a website dedicated to the work of his late friend, the modernist designer Eileen Gray. In this interview, Aram describes his working relationship with the elderly designer who, despite being frail and almost forgotten, could " see with one eye what many architects couldn't see with two eyes" (+ slideshow). More »
Modernist architects working in tropical climates are increasingly designing homes where you can't tell if you're indoors or outdoors. In this special feature we explore the trend and speak to a Brazilian architect responsible for a series of spectacular homes that blur the distinction between home and garden (+ slideshow + interview). More »
Architect Julien De Smedt has launched Makers With Agendas, a new design brand with products ranging from solutions to natural disasters and humanitarian crises to coat hooks and tea sets (+ slideshow + interview). More »