This week on Dezeen has been all about twisted buildings, as BIG released designs for twisting skyscrapers in Miami (below) and a spiralling observation tower shaped like a honey-dipper for Phoenix (above) plus here's our Dezeen Music Project track of the week. More
Here's another track by American designer and musician Glen Lib, whose music is featured on our latest Dezeen Live movies. Like all Lib's tracks, Micro Melody is fun, funky and full of quirky synth sounds.
News: Design Academy Eindhoven is looking for a creative director following a period of turmoil that has seen the resignation of the heads of the three masters courses, their subsequent return to the school and the departure of school's chair. More
In the next of our movies filmed at Dezeen Live during 100% Design, British industrial designer Benjamin Hubert argues that designers should focus on building their own name as a brand. More
News: a yacht built for Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs has been impounded in Amsterdam following a dispute over an unpaid bill to French designer Philippe Starck. Update 27/12/12: the boat is now free to sail again following a temporary agreement between Starck and Jobs' heirs. More
Italian architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas have won a competition to build a cultural complex in Chengdu, China, with designs for spiralling buildings inspired by the city's ancient emblem. More
Our movie for Philips Lumiblade about how OLED lighting technology will change interior design leads the lastest issue of Dezeen Mail, which also includes sex toys, twisting skyscrapers and all the latest news, jobs, competitions and reader comments from Dezeen.
London-based studio Alex Cochrane Architects added a timber balcony and an open-plan interior to this Victorian boathouse in a deer park in the south of England. More
The form of U-House by Jorge Graca Costa was inspired by traditional Mediterranean courtyard houses to protect it from the windy climate of western Portugal and it's the twenty-first door on our A-Zdvent calendar. Read more about U-House »