Trees killed by mountain beetles were used to construct this seven-storey tower in Minneapolis by Michael Green Architecture, which is described by the firm as the first modern tall wood building in the United States. More
Dezeen has teamed up with Swiss technology brand Punkt to give away 10 red AC01 alarm clocks by British designer Jasper Morrison. More
Our job of the day from Dezeen Jobs is for a retail designer at Uxus, which designed the "permanently temporary" gift shop at Herzog & de Meuron's extended Tate Modern (pictured). See more stories about Uxus, or browse more architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.
Next up in our 2016 review, reporter Eleanor Gibson selects 10 of the most unusual and impressive staircases from the past year, from a gravity-defying look-out tower to a cavernous concrete well and a minimalist flight of folded metal steps. More
Craft, technology and "evolving notions of copying" are among the themes explored by one of the broadest collections of Asia-centric design, which has just gone on display in Hong Kong's new West Kowloon Cultural District. More