Wall Street Tower by David Adjaye

This week, Adjaye's New York skyscraper design leaked and NYCXDesign came to a close

This week on Dezeen, we revealed leaked images of a skyscraper that David Adjaye has designed for New York, and brought you the latest from the city's month-long design festivities.

Early renderings of British architect David Adjaye's 61-story skyscraper for Downtown Manhattan were accidentally revealed, by developer Lightstone Group, sparking a strong reaction from readers.

Two. Parts booth at ICFF 2017
ICFF award winners include designs for Alzheimer's sufferers and a blue foam booth

NYCXDesign came to a close this week. Highlights included Colony's politically charged furniture and lighting installation, and the award winners at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), which included a furniture collection for Alzheimer's sufferers and a blue foam booth.

In other news, it was announced that Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí's first built house will open to the public this autumn, following a major restoration.

Gaudí's first built house set to open to public for first time

In the UK, Labour pledged to put creative industries at the heart of Brexit talks with a dedicated manifesto and IKEA indicated it will increase UK manufacturing to avoid post-Brexit price hikes.

Chinese president Xi Jinping revealed plans for the world's largest-sprawling infrastructure project, which aims to develop trade links between China, Central Asia, Europe and Africa.

Apple's chief design officer Jonathan Ive was announced as James Dyson's replacement as chancellor of London's Royal College of Art, which is also launching two new courses in September.

KitKat trademark case
KitKat denied UK trade mark for four-fingered chocolate bar

Nestlé received a blow after losing a four-year battle to get the design of its KitKat chocolate bar recognised as a trade mark in the UK.

Meanwhile, London designers flocked to Clerkenwell Design Week, where Dezeen hosted a talk with design studio Doshi Levien and created a video of highlights from the design fair.

Atrium House by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
Tham & Videgård Arkitekter designs austere holiday home on Swedish island

As graduate fashion season kicked off, we rounded up our designers to watch from the UK's University of Westminster.

Popular projects this week included Tham & Videgård Arkitekter's austere Swedish holiday home, a ring-shaped retreat in a Spanish forest and a plant-covered walkway in Seoul by MVRDV.