Opinion: this year's SXSW technology conference may have had Barack Obama as its headliner, but the tone was still surprisingly sombre, says Kieran Long. Are the tech evangelists as worried about the future as the rest of us? More
A mechanical babyfeeding arm and a soft dragon costume are among this collection of products, designed by a trio of students to help the next generation adapt to the presence of robots (+ slideshow). More
Mies van der Rohe's seminal Barcelona Pavilion is set to undergo another radical change – Spanish architect Luis Martínez Santa-María plans to erect huge columns made from old steel drums in front of it. More
Our job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for an architect at Santiago Calatrava, the firm behind New York's World Trade Center Transportation Hub (pictured). Visit the ad for full details or browse more architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.
The Carpenters Workshop Gallery in Paris is showing 10 new designs by Humberto and Fernando Campana, including a table created using traditional marquetry techniques and an armchair made out of furry eyes (+ slideshow). More
Architects office ARX Portugal has completed a beachside civic centre on Portugal's Costa Nova, featuring an exhibition hall facing out to sea and a series of sloping rooftop terraces (+ slideshow). More
Japanese studio Schemata Architects has designed a lightweight table that can also be used as a room divider, which it claims is "so light that a woman can easily carry it by herself" (+ slideshow). More