Tag: Interviews

Interview: BarberOsgerby on designing
the Olympic Torch

Interview: BarberOsgerby on designing the Olympic Torch

Clerkenwell Design Week 2012: British design duo BarberOsgerby talk about designing the London 2012 Olympic Torch in this movie we filmed last week at the Vitra showroom during Clerkenwell Design WeekUpdate: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12. More »

World Architecture Festival 2012: Mapungubwe
Interpretation Centre by Peter Rich Architects

World Architecture Festival 2012: Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre by Peter Rich Architects

World Architecture Festival 2012: in the next movie from our series running up to this year's World Architecture Festival, programme director Paul Finch tells us how the jury were "bowled over" by the hand-constructed Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre by Peter Rich Architects, winner of the festival's World Building of the Year award in 2009. More »

World Architecture Festival 2012: Universita
Luigi Bocconi by Grafton Architects

World Architecture Festival 2012: Universita Luigi Bocconi by Grafton Architects

World Architecture Festival 2012: in our second movie celebrating this year's World Architecture Festival in Singapore from 3-5 October, WAF programme director Paul Finch explains why the super-jury headed by architect Robert Stern selected the Universita Luigi Bocconi by Grafton Architects as World Building of the Year 2008 in the festival's inaugural year. More »

World Architecture Festival 2012:
save 25% on entry fee

World Architecture Festival 2012: save 25% on entry fee

Dezeen is media partner for the fifth annual World Architecture Festival, taking place in Singapore from 3-5 October, and our readers can get a 25% discount when they enter their projects for the awards programme (see below).

To kick off a series of videos about the awards, programme director Paul Finch explains what WAF is all about and sets the scene for this year's event. More »

Interview: Paola Antonelli
at Dezeen Studio

Interview: Paola Antonelli at Dezeen Studio

Milan 2012: when MoMA curator Paola Antonelli visited Dezeen Studio she spoke to Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs about shows in Milan that addressed the making process, rather than the finished products normally shown at the fair. In this movie she discusses the new focus on experimentation and performance in design as technology becomes more accessible and a new wave of creativity takes hold.  More »

Interview: Michelle Ogundehin
at Dezeen Studio part 1

Interview: Michelle Ogundehin at Dezeen Studio part 1

Milan 2012: Elle Decoration UK editor Michelle Ogundehin tipped collaborations with Japanese designers and manufacturers as the most exciting development in Milan this year when she paid a visit to Dezeen Studio. In this first instalment of our interview with her, she discusses the calming effect this has had on the design industry and how quality design has become more accessible to high street brands. More »

Interview: Justin McGuirk
at Dezeen Studio

Interview: Justin McGuirk at Dezeen Studio

Milan 2012: in this interview filmed at Dezeen Studio, Guardian critic Justin McGuirk gives us his take on the future of design criticism, as fast reactions on platforms like Twitter and Facebook are balanced by long-form analysis in e-books and online journals.

He goes on to discuss how the fetishisation of traditional crafts by mass-producers is pushing design in a new direction and agrees with previous guest journalist Joseph Grima that the arrival of hacking culture and open-source production is the big story in Milan this year, describing it as the antithesis to the luxury design industry that the city normally centres around. More »

Interview: Joseph Grima
at Dezeen Studio

Interview: Joseph Grima at Dezeen Studio

Milan 2012: end-user collaboration and open-source production were hot topics in Milan this year. In this movie filmed at Dezeen Studio powered by Jambox at MOST, editor-in-chief of Domus magazine Joseph Grima discuses their influence on the design industry and how these themes played out in the Future in the Making exhibition that the magazine hosted in an eighteenth century Italian palazzo. More »