Here are some photos of a scale model of the London 2012 Olympic Cauldron designed by Thomas Heatherwick, which has now been added to the ongoing exhibition of his work at the V&A museum, plus drawings from the designer. More
If you didn't manage to get a ticket for our Designed in Hackney Day tomorrow don't worry, you can still attend the FREE evening event at Hackney House, featuring music by Dalston Superstore DJ Dan Beaumont (below) and electro-indie band Clock Opera (above). More
Our Dezeen Olympics continue as we award medals to the design and architecture of the London 2012 games. Today it's the three most commented stories and the runaway gold medallist is the ArcelorMittal Orbit by Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond (above), with over 300 passionate comments. More
Dezeen Watch Store: the first watch in our new summer collection at Dezeen Watch Store is the solar powered touch-screen MY04 Suntich designed by industrial designer Michael Young for ODM. More
The London 2012 Olympics are well underway and every day this week we'll award medals to design and architecture created for the games, starting with the three most popular stories. The Olympic Torch by BarberOsgerby takes the gold, with over 40,000 pageviews. More
Dezeen Wire: after a spectacular unveiling on Friday, the London 2012 Olympic Cauldron designed by Thomas Heatherwick is proving controversial. Detractors complain that it's hidden out of sight for most visitors to the Olympic Park, only on show for those with tickets to events inside the main stadium, and last night the Cauldron had to be extinguished while it was moved aside to make way for sporting events.
Read more about the Cauldron's design in our earlier story here and see all our stories about the London 2012 Olympics here.
Dezeen Wire: officials say the ancient Colosseum in Rome, one of Italy's most popular attractions, has started to tilt and may need urgent repairs - Guardian