News: Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer has died in Rio de Janeiro aged 104. More »
News: experimental architect and artist Lebbeus Woods has died at the age of 72. More »
News: Dutch designer Ed Annink, known for his work forging links between design and government in Europe, has died aged 55. More »
Dezeen Wire: British hair stylist Vidal Sassoon, famous for introducing simple geometric hairstyles in the 1960's, has passed away aged 84.
Dezeen Wire: Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, grandson of the car firm's founder and designer of the iconic Porsche 911 model, has died at the age of 76 - The Guardian
Dezeen Wire: politician, author and barrister Lord St John of Fawsley has died aged 82 - Guardian
He was chairman of the Royal Fine Art Commission from 1985 to 1999, when it was succeeded by the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (now Design Council CABE, following a merger last year).
Dezeen Wire: architectural theorist Anne Tyng, known for her professional and personal relationship with architect Louis Kahn, died on 27 December 2011 aged 91 - New York Times
Dezeen Wire: Steve Jobs, co-founder and former CEO of Apple, has died, the company has announced. He was 56. Apple's homepage is today dedicated to a photo of Jobs (above) and, instead of product news, hosts a short statement which starts "Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being".
Dezeen Wire: British pop-art pioneer Richard Hamilton has died aged 89 - The Guardian
Dezeenwire: British furniture designer Robin Day has died aged 95 - Guardian
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