In the first of five movies Dezeen filmed with industrial designer Marc Newson to coincide with the publication of a major book on his work by Taschen, he talks about the early days of his career when he made everything himself - including one of his most famous pieces of work, the Lockheed Lounge chaise longue. Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12. More
Architect Norman Foster (above) has designed the entrance to the Corderie Arsenale exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale, where the names of generations of architects, critics, designers, landscape architects and planners are projected over the floor, columns and visitors. More
Dezeen is in Venice this week for the preview of the 13th Venice Architecture Biennale, which opens to the public on Wednesday and runs until 25 November.
See our photos from the first day on Facebook, see all our preview stories here and watch our interview with director of the biennale David Chipperfield here, in which he urges the profession to address “the 99.99% of the rest of the world which architects are not dealing with” in order to avoid becoming merely “urban decorators.”
Above image: Vessel by O'Donnell + Tuomey Architects in the Arsenale
In the next movie in our series of interviews we filmed for the Design Museum Collection App for iPad, Design Museum director Deyan Sudjic talks about iconic kitchenware products in their collection. More
A mysterious black gable frames two new bedrooms on the roof of a house in the outskirts of Paris. More