London Design Festival 2011: London designer Oscar Diaz has redesigned the pen pot so there's no need to tip pens all over the desk or jam your fingers down the side to retrieve a paper clip or pencil sharpener that's slipped to the bottom. More
Visitors enter a museum of energy near a nuclear power plant in Spain through a curved wall of light. More
The timber stalactites of an undulating cave-like ceiling bear down around the bar of a coffee shop in Łódź, Poland. More
London Design Festival 2011: British designer Jasper Morrison will show his Lightwood Chair for Japanese company Maruni as part of Shoreditch Design Triangle during the London Design Festival next month. More
Dezeen Wire: Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has described Beijing as a prison and a city of violence in an article published on the website of American magazine Newsweek.
The article was published despite Chinese authorities forbidding the artist from giving interviews, following his release in June from 81 days of detention.
Residents at this remote Australian lodge can step straight out of bed to the side of a long narrow outdoor pool. More
Dezeen archive: our most popular story this week is Zaha Hadid's Wangjing Soho retail complex for Beijing, so here's a roundup of all our stories about projects in China. See all the stories »
Milanese collective Carnovsky have decked out east London bar and gallery DreamBags JaguarShoes in their wallpaper that changes under different lighting conditions. More