Dezeen Wire: in her latest article for The New York Times design critic Alice Rawsthorn strikes a blow against the current trend for naming products with confusing, forgettable or misleading monikers. More
Dezeen Wire: architecture critic Jay Merrick has praised the £22 million extension of Cardiff's Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama by BFLS Architects, explaining that the spaces perform functionally as well as succeeding in "generating an atmosphere that can only be described as happening." More
Dezeen Wire: The Guardian's architecture critic Jonathan Glancey explains that the much-criticised ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture, designed by Anish Kapoor and structural engineer Cecil Balmond for next year's Olympics in London, has been an easy target for jokes but that it demonstrates Britain's manufacturing capabilities and says it "may even effect buildings of the future just as the Eiffel Tower and the Crystal Palace did" - The Guardian
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Dezeen Platform: in this movie filmed at our micro-exhibition Dezeen Platform, Estonian designer Evelin Kasikov talks about her CMYK embroidery, a series of hand-made prints that replace inks with thread. Watch the movie »