We continue our exploration of tracks by artists on music label Anova Music with this enchanting song by Israeli singer and actress Efrat Ben Zur. Bee is Ben Zur's lulling, almost hypnotic interpretation of the Emily Dickinson poem Bee! I'm Expecting You, and is taken from her 2012 album Robin, which contains eight other Dickinson poems set to music.
British designer Michael Robinson's topical posters celebrating this summer in London are available from Dezeen Super Store at 38 Monmouth Street, London WC2. Come down to our launch party tonight from 6-9pm and remember you can print off this flyer to get 10% off at the store! More
Dezeen Wire: applications to architecture and design courses in the UK have fallen significantly this year, according to figures published by UCAS, the University and Colleges Admission Service.
The number of students applying to study architecture fell by 12%, while applications to design courses dropped by nearly 15%.
The overall number of students applying for a degree in the UK has fallen by 9%. Last year the cap on tuition fees for English students was raised to £9,000 a year.
See the UCAS figures for student applications here.
We're having a party! Join us this evening to celebrate our Dezeen Super Store pop-up at 38 Monmouth Street in the Seven Dials district of Covent Garden, London WC2 from 6pm to 9pm.
The store is open until 30 September 2012 so if you can't make the party you can visit during the Olympics or the London Design Festival. Don't forget to print out the flyer to get a 10% discount!
Dezeen Wire: the shadow Olympics minister Tessa Jowell has criticised London 2012 organisers over the stringent marketing rules that will prevent architects from entering their Olympics projects into awards – The Guardian
"This kind of stricture was never the intention when the rules were designed," said Jowell. "I hope that a reasonable compromise can be found so that these great British architects can get the recognition that they deserve."
"I'd like to see more rent regulation and buildings reused in creative ways," says Holland, while Wigglesworth suggests that "what we need is greater flexibility."
The article follows the news that New York City are seeking designs for “micro-units” to help solve the shortage of of small apartments in Manhattan.