This week we reported on Li Edelkoort's claim that fashion is dead, Ikea's new furniture range that wirelessly charges smartphones and a photography series documenting Turkey's vibrant architecture (pictured). Read on to catch up with the latest architecture, interiors and design news, plus our track of the week.
Dezeen interviewed BIG founder Bjarke Ingels about the new headquarters he is co-designing for Google and caught up with Will.i.am who spoke about the moral implications of 3D-printing human parts.
French architect Jean Nouvel initiated legal action to disassociate himself from his "unfinished" Paris concert hall, while the Egyptian government unveiled plans for a pyramid-inspired skyscraper in Cairo.
In technology news, electronics company Samsung launched two smartphone models, including one with a curved screen, and the UK's House of Lords called for stricter rules on drone management in Europe.
Design e-commerce platform Fab.com was acquired by manufacturing company PCH and the head of the Design Interactions course at the Royal College of Art announced his departure.
Popular projects this week on Dezeen included Pornhub's concept design for a wristband that generates energy from masturbation, a building featuring rammed-earth walls and a Dublin house extension with panels of opaque black glass.