We've been reporting from Milan all this week, where highlights included Lasvit's sculptural glass lamps and Studio Job's illustrated wallpaper. Philippe Starck named this year's "only acceptable" trend as "choice" and Marcel Wanders complained about how computer-rendered concepts are making products "look extremely boring". Read on for more news, plus our Dezeen Music Project featured track. More
Milan 2014: trees appear to float within this forest-like installation by Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto, at Cassina's stand at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan this week (+ slideshow). More
Newport producer 800xL has got a new track out called Empyreal. It’s full of pulsating synths, glitchy drums and odd snatches of echoey vocal samples.
Milan 2014: designers including Maarten Baas, Arik Levy and Maxim Velčovský introduce their new pieces for Lasvit in this movie filmed at the Czech lighting company's Emotions show in Milan earlier this week. More
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is a position for an urban designer at Dutch firm UNStudio, whose concept design for a new business district at Tongzhou in Beijing is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.
News: architect Daniel Libeskind has hit back at his critics, comparing his own work to Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and saying that he doesn't try to be liked, at the launch of an exhibition in Milan this week. More
Milan 2014: Konstantin Grcic, Naoto Fukasawa and Jasper Morrison are among the six designers who have created objects from Carrara marble for design brand Marsotto Edizioni, showing in Milan this week (+ slideshow). More