Dezeen is finally launching an opinion column. The first piece by our new columnist Sam Jacob will run tomorrow; here, Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs, whose own column will alternate with Jacob's, explains why it's taken us so long to take a stance. More »
Competition: Dezeen and Strelka Press have teamed up to give readers the opportunity to win new ebooks featuring critical writing on architecture and design by authors including Sam Jacob, Justin McGuirk and Alexandra Lange. More »
Dezeen Wire: this weekend The Sunday Times featured us in their Home section's top-ten interior sites, describing Dezeen as "indispensable". Read the full article here.
Related: last month venerable Swiss architectural publisher Birkhäuser went into administration.
Dezeen Wire: Dezeen has been shortlisted for this year's Association of Online Publishers Awards in the Website - Business 2012 and Digital Publisher - Business 2012 categories. Winners will be announced on 19 July. See the full shortlist here.
Dezeen Wire: following the news that esteemed architecture critic Paul Goldberger has left The New Yorker magazine for a position at Vanity Fair, the New York Observer's real estate correspondent Matt Chaban claims that the current lack of a replacement for Mr. Goldberger is symptomatic of a decline in quality architecture criticism throughout the printed media - New York Observer