Dezeenwire: at Tokyo Designers Week later this month Thomas Heatherwick is to be named Designer of the Year and Tokujin Yoshioka is to be named Artist of the Year in the Tokyo Design & Art Environmental Awards. See press release below.
Featured architect: David Chipperfield is our featured architect at the moment, having just been announced as this year's winner of the Royal Gold Medal for architecture (see our Dezeenwire story). Browse all Dezeen's stories about him in this special category.
Above photograph is by Martin Godwin