Synthetic biology projects made it a weird week on Dezeen, as we featured new creatures that could save existing species and floors embedded with bacteria that could clean feet. Click through for more top content from the past seven days plus our Dezeen Music Project featured track. More
Here's a no-nonsense house track by New Mexico DJ duo Chamber Bot to get you in mood for the weekend.
In this exclusive interview, British fashion designer Paul Smith shows Dezeen his new exhibition at London's Design Museum, which contains a room "nicknamed the paracetamol room, because by the time you come out you'll probably need an aspirin". Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12 (+ movie). More
News: architecture firm Snøhetta has unveiled the design for a new staircase linking the existing San Francisco Museum of Modern Art with the 21,000 square-metre extension currently under construction. More
News: Danish firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen has won a competition to design a theatre and cultural centre in Hjørring, Denmark, with plans for a series of buildings clad in Corten steel (+ slideshow). More
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is a call for artists at Foster + Partners, whose design for the new Apple Campus 2 is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.
Opinion: after five cyclists die on London roads in nine days, Dan Hill asks whether driverless cars would make our roads safer, or whether dependance on "an algorithmic organisation of society" would only encourage complacency. More