Starck's Mi Mix for Chinese electronics company Xiaomi features a ceramic body and an edge-to-edge display that covers 91 per cent of the phone's front surface area.
Meanwhile Kodak targeted photographers with the Kodak Ektra, a handset designed to mimic the capabilities of a DSLR camera.
Kodak also ditched its typographic logo for a retro-style design this week, while New York's Museum of Modern Art added the original set of 176 emojis to its permanent collection.
In other tech news, Apple launched the first update to its MacBook Pro laptop since 2012, which includes a secondary display between the keyboard and screen.
In architecture, Zaha Hadid Architects unveiled its winning design for an archaeology centre in Saudi Arabia, and MAD revealed competing Lucas Museum designs for San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Peter Zumthor admitted that he doesn't like the visualisations for his new Los Angeles County Museum of Art, which proved controversial with Dezeen readers when published earlier this year.
British firm Grimshaw were given the go-ahead for its Heathrow expansion plans, following the government's approval for a third runway at the UK's busiest airport.
Arcaid unveiled its architecture photograph of the year shortlist, which included subjects such as a chapel by Peter Zumthor and a São Paulo museum by Linda Bo Bardi.
In the latest Brexit news, the Society of British Theatre Designers warned the UK could lose its status as a world leader in theatre, and the Creative Industry Federation published a Brexit Report calling for creative industries to be "at the heart of government thinking".
Popular projects this week included a concrete house featuring a pool with views of Rhine Valley, an undulating red footbridge in China and a wooden townhouse in Amsterdam with an angular staircase.