In this next movie in our series filmed with Marc Newson in his London studio he tells us about the watches he's designed, including the first ones that he built himself in the late 1980s. Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12. More
Jerusalem designer Avichai Tadmor created this scaled-up pencil sharpener for shaving curls of carrot onto salads. More
Dezeen Wire: technology companies are moving from suburban office parks into cities, writes urban studies theorist Richard Florida in an article for the The Wall Street Journal.
Among the reasons he gives, Florida says that design is now central to the success of both software and hardware, and "design talent is overwhelmingly concentrated in big cities, with their leading design schools and multiple industries that draw upon such skills." More
Russian studio Za Bor Architects have furnished the new St. Petersburg offices of internet company Yandex like the desktop of a computer, with pixellated backgrounds and huge icons (+ slideshow). More