This week on Dezeen, a Chinese company launched the world's fastest electric car, while Jonathan Ive and Marc Newson teamed up to create a Christmas tree installation.
Chinese electric car startup NextEV unveiled the P9 supercar at a launch in London on Monday, which it claims can go from zero to 200 kilometres per hour in 7.1 seconds.
Also in London, Apple's Jonathan Ive and industrial designer Marc Newson unveiled their immersive Christmas installation for Claridge's hotel in Mayfair, described as a room-sized interpretation of a Christmas tree.
Meanwhile, Apple was granted a patent for a retro-style flip phone with an OLED screen display that spans from edge to edge.
In other technology news, the Wall Street Journal launched an app that publishes its content in a virtual living room designed by architecture firm Michaelis Boyd.
Critics gave their lukewarm reactions to the Design Museum's new £83 million home by John Pawson and OMA, which opened to the public this week.
The Royal Institute of British Architects named a vertical, concrete university campus in Peru the world's best new building in its inaugural International Prize.
Following a controversial lecture at the World Architecture Festival last week, Zaha Hadid Architects director Patrik Schumacher took to Dezeen's comments section to explain why he wants to scrap social housing and privatise public space.
David Bowie and Beyoncé were revealed by Dezeen Hot List as celebrities with the biggest design influence this week, whilst Anish Kapoor nabbed the spot for most searched-for artist.
As the art and design communities prepare to descend on Miami next week, we rounded up eight starchitect-designed towers currently on the rise on the city.
Popular projects this week included a museum dedicated to Southeast Asian art by John Pawson, a Japanese seaside home with a spiralling concrete staircase and a flat-packed cabin concept that could be assembled like IKEA furniture.