Eighty-five modular foam seats modelled on "common concrete building blocks" will stack to form a beach installation by French furniture brand Smarin during the Cannes Film Festival (+ slideshow). More
Now that the dust has settled on Milan design week, we've put together a newsletter featuring our pick of the top trends, shows, products and new stories, including a surreal sexual rehabilitation clinic (pictured) and Patricia Urquiola's revamp of Italian brand Cassina.
The developer of New York's Two World Trade Center tower, Silverstein Properties, is uncertain whether it will retain Bjarke Ingels Group for the project or go with original architect Foster + Partners. More
Today's Google Doodle features an illustration of American writer and urban planning activist Jane Jacobs, who successfully campaigned against major infrastructure projects in New York and Toronto. More
London Design Festival 2016: Benjamin Hubert, Alison Brooks and dRMM are among the architects and designers that will create installations for this year's London Design Festival, which is also set to include a crazy golf course part-designed by the late Zaha Hadid (+ slideshow). More
Milan 2016: Indra Nooyi, CEO of giant food-and-drink conglomerate PepsiCo, established an in-house design team three years ago after noticing the brand's products looked the same as everyone else's. At an event in Milan last month she explained the impact it has had – and why she personally attended the design fair (+ transcript). More
Milan 2016: in this Dezeen movie for Caesarstone, designer Tom Dixon explains how the four sculptural kitchens he created for The Restaurant installation in Milan were designed to satisfy "the mini celebrity chef" in people. More
Swiss architect Mario Botta, whose San Francisco Museum of Modern Art building reopens next week with a Snøhetta-designed extension, has put his stamp on the iconic Fixpencil tool for architects. More