To coincide with the final weeks of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, here's an interview we filmed at the opening in May with Pierre de Meuron of architects Herzog & de Meuron, in which he talks to Dezeen about how the pavilion was realised in cork to appeal to all the senses and "not only your eyes". More »
In this first movie from the series we filmed at our Designed in Hackney Day of talks and discussions, architects Maria Smith and Je Ahn of Studio Weave speak to Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs about projects including a bench for 300 people and how they believe "a trap that architects can fall into is thinking that they know how to do everything." More »
As Peter Zumthor has this week been named as the recipient of this year’s Royal Gold Medal for architecture, here's another chance to watch the movie interview Dezeen filmed with him last summer, in which he told us "I'm a passionate architect and I think it's a beautiful profession." More »
Developing hardware and software at the same time is design's "new frontier", according to industrial designer Yves Behar. Speaking to Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs at 100% Design yesterday, the industrial designer said bringing 3D designers and interface designers together was "a whole new blue ocean" adding, "Apple is actually a little bit behind in that area." (+ audio) More »
With the Venice Architecture Biennale opening next week, here's a full transcript of our interview with its director David Chipperfield, who explains the thinking behind this year's theme, Common Ground.
Chipperfield stresses the need for the profession to address "the 99.99% of the rest of the world which architects are not dealing with." Otherwise he says, architects risk being relegated to being "urban decorators." More »
Movie: Thomas Heatherwick talks to Dezeen about designing the UK pavilion at the World Expo in Shanghai in 2010 in this interview filmed by Dezeen at his exhibition at the V&A museum in London. More »