This week we reported on a manifesto calling for an end to "pointless products" in design, Snøhetta's new kitchen for one of the best restaurants in the world and a prefabricated summerhouse (pictured). Read on to catch up with the latest architecture and design news.
Our interview with Imogen Heap about her music-making gloves was nominated for best technology movie at this year's Webby Awards. Please vote to help us win!
In architecture news, Facebook announced its plans to build two new Frank Gehry-designed buildings and Henning Larsen was selected to design an outpost of one of Sweden's most important art galleries.
David Chipperfield renounced his museum and gallery complex in Milan following an argument over its floor, then attacked the way the British press reports on architecture.
We've been previewing products that will be presented during next week's design festival in Milan, including a toothbrush that cleans your teeth without toothpaste.
Other products set to launch in Milan next week include Benjamin Hubert's modular sofa system, colourful glass tables by Nendo and a monkey-shaped table by Jaime Hayón. Follow our Milan 2015 coverage »