Dezeen Wire: in her latest article for The New York Times, design correspondent Alice Rawsthorn profiles Studio H, a humanitarian design project has spent a year teaching design skills to school children in a deprived part of North Carolina - The New York Times
Rawsthorn describes the process that Studio H founders Emily Pilloton and Matthew Miller undertook with the pupils – providing basic skills that resulted in the creation of a 2,000-square-foot pavilion at a local farmers market – and outlines the benefits of teaching design to students at a formative age.
See links to more articles by Alice Rawsthorn here.
Dezeen Wire: Dezeen reader Salomé Francpourmoi has emailed us her analysis of the gender and race of designers whose portraits we've published on our homepage in the last seven months which, she says, shows a predominance of white males. More
Dezeen Wire: artist Ai Weiwei, architect Bjarke Ingels and designer Joris Laarman are among the winners of WSJ. Magazine's first Innovator of the Year Awards, a prize honouring the world's most creative and progressive individuals. More
Dezeen Wire: the Royal Institute of British Architects' Future Trends Survey for September points to a drop in the number of architectural practices anticipating increased demand for their services. More
Dezeen Wire: in his latest review for The Observer architecture critic Rowan Moore criticises Daniel Libeskind's angular five-storey extension to the Military History Museum in Dresden, stating that "something so large and conspicuous should surely be more than a gesture." More
Dezeen Space was open from 17 September to 16 October and hosted our latest Dezeen Watch Store pop-up, the launch of our new Dezeen Book of Ideas, specially commissioned sculptures by Dominic Wilcox, a new product launch by Paul Cocksedge, the Dezeen Lounge furnished by Ligne Roset and a micro-exhibition that changed every day.