News: leading UK design figures have nominated items including a light bulb, a coffee pot, an iPhone and a tin of anchovies as iconic contemporary objects to be buried in a time capsule at the ground breaking of the Design Museum's new home today. More
London Design Festival: "Legal systems don't really defend designers at all" when it comes to copying, British designer Tom Dixon told Dezeen today at the Global Design Forum, a day of talks from leading figures in the design world as part of the London Design Festival (+audio). More
London Design Festival: in addition to our Dezeen Super Store in the Seven Dials area of Covent Garden, Dezeen Watch Store will be popping up at two different locations from tomorrow: designjunction and 100% Design. More
News: "There may be architects that can design better than me but the important thing is making it happen," architect John Pawson told Dezeen today, at the ground breaking for the new London Design Museum that he's designed. More
Dezeen promotion: the A' Design Award has announced its World Design Rankings list of the countries with the highest concentration of talent in arts, architecture and design, with the USA coming first and the UK placed fifth. More
Our special issue of Dezeen Mail for the London Design Festival includes our free map of all the events taking place around the city, which has already been viewed by 35,000 people, plus details of the installations we commissioned in Seven Dials, the Dezeen Live series of talks at 100% Design and all of our pop-up shops this week.
London Design Festival: London designer Paul Cocksedge has made a giant chocolate QR code that visitors to The Dock during the London Design Festival can scan to get a free gift (or you could just scan the image in the bottom of this story). More
For those readers who asked to see more interiors from Zaha Hadid's Pierres Vives government building in Montpellier, here's a reading room lined with glowing bookcases by architect Stephane Hof (+ slideshow). More