Dezeen promotion: ￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼Designjunction has announced the exhibitor line-up for its next show in a former postal sorting office in central London during the London Design Festival this September. More
Dezeen Watch Store: new in this week at Dezeen Watch Store is the elegant Vigorelli by Milan designer Matteo Ragni for Italian watch brand Lorenz: More
Slideshow: a curved concrete facade wraps around the front of this house by A2+ Arquitectos in Leiria, Portugal, with a large hole revealing the rectilinear house behind (photos by Fernando Guerra). More
A solo show of work by British designer Thomas Heatherwick opens at the V&A in London this week, featuring prototypes, experiments, material samples and finished works from key projects including UK Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010 and his recent redesign of the double decker London bus. More
Dezeen Wire: plans have been unveiled for a 425-metre-high skyscraper designed by architect Rafael Viñoly for New York’s Park Avenue, which will become the tallest residential tower in the USA if built - The Wall Street Journal
While buildngs over 300 metres are currently classed as "super-tall", the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat in Chicago published a report at the end of last year announcing "the era of the mega-tall tower" and predicting the 20 tallest buildings in the world by the year 2020 - more details in our earlier Dezeen Wire story.
Competition: we've teamed up with publishers GraphicDesign& to give readers the chance to win one of five copies of their new book Page 1 - Great Expectations, which features the just the first page of Charles Dickens' famous novel, repeated 70 times with 70 different typographic layouts. More