Previews of products for Milan's design week have dominated our design coverage over the last seven days, including furniture and lighting collections by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Daniel Libeskind, and Richard Hutten. Read on for more architecture and design news, plus our Dezeen Music Project featured track. More
UK singer-songwriter Sivu has recorded a reworking of the Nirvana classic Dumb, from the band's In Utero album. True to form, he’s replaced Kurt Cobain’s ragged guitar-playing with a sombre synthesiser drone, which provides a platform for his typically floaty vocal harmonies.
Opinion: a campaign to protect London's skyline and the UK government's first review into the state of architecture both point to the same thing: Britain's approach to building is broken, says Sam Jacob. More
News: architects and designers including OMA, BIG and WXY have unveiled proposals to revitalise parts of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut devastated by Hurricane Sandy, and help protect them against future emergencies. More
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is a position for a surface pattern designer at Marcel Wanders, whose carbon fibre balloon chair is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.
News: Portuguese brothers Manuel and Francisco Aires Mateus have won a competition to design a new school of architecture in the Belgian city of Tournai, with plans for a complex featuring a house-shaped entrance void. More