Having noticed piles of old books used as props in fashionable boutiques and bars, Royal College of Art student Koby Barhad created this "time machine" to accelerate the ageing of new tomes into objects with a sense of history. More
Dezeen Wire: architect Frank Gehry discusses how the success of the Bilbao Guggenheim sparked an inevitable backlash against iconic architecture in an interview with architecture critic Rowan Moore, but says expression is still a fundamental quality of his buildings - Observer
A 1960’s bungalow in Cambridgeshire is hidden behind a Siberian larch-clad extension with a row of gabled roofs. More
Dezeen Wire: the folding electrical plug designed by Royal College of Art graduate Min-Kyu Choi for his graduation in 2009 has gone into production and will be on sale in the UK from next week under the name Mu. More
Dezeen Wire: French footballer Thierry Henry has submitted plans to demolish and rebuild his £5.9 million home in north London to accomodate a four-storey-high fish tank - Daily Mail
Airside are to close next month - more details in our earlier Dezeen Wire story.
The new company will open in April working on branding, graphic design, illustration, animation and live action in London. Rupert Ray is named after a historical figure who happens to be distantly related to both Maclean and Matthews. More