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