This week we launched our Designed in Hackney initiative to highlight design talent in the east London borough of Hackney, one of the five host boroughs for the London 2012 Olympic Games and home to Dezeen’s offices. More details here. More
Here's the full transcript from the first Peroni Collaborazioni Talk in which Italian designer Fabio Novembre talks to Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs about his work, his influences, what it means to be Italian and how to lead by example. More
In this movie by Paul Nicholls of architectural animation studio Factory Fifteen, the world is conceptualised as a series of virtual interfaces, where people visit places and meet each other without leaving the room. Going to a party? You'll need the IP address. Want to go to the park? Just download a template and build it.
Called Somewhere, the film is the follow-up to Nicholls' award-winning movie The Simulation. You can see all the movies we've featured by Factory Fifteen here. More
Dezeen Wire: designer Tom Dixon has announced the highlights of MOST at the Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia during the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan next month, including Dezeen Studio powered by Jambox, where we'll be recording and broadcasting interviews all week. More
Milan 2012: the design world flocks to Milan next month and designer Craig Alun Smith plans to splatter the city with bird poo in every colour of the rainbow by planting dyed bird feeders around the Piazza del Duomo. More