Dezeenwire: Nicolas Hayek, founder and chairman of Swiss watch company Swatch Group, has died in Biel, Switzerland, aged 82 - New York Times
Dezeenwire: British textile designer Lucienne Day died on January 30th, aged 93. Read her obituary in The Guardian.
Dezeenwire: The Los Angeles Times reports the death of celebrated architectural photographer Julius Shulman at his home in Los Angeles yesterday, aged 98.
"Julius Shulman, whose luminous photographs of homes and buildings brought fame to a number of mid-20th century Modernist architects and made him a household name in the architectural world, died Wednesday night," writes Claudia Luther. LA Times
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