Amy Frearson is a London-based journalist and editor-at-large for Dezeen. She served as Dezeen editor from 2016 to 2019, during which time she was
highly commended in the specialist editor category at the BSME Awards, which described Dezeen as "unstoppable" under her editorship, and shortlisted for multimedia journalist of the year at the International Building Press Awards.
Amy is also co-author of All Together Now: the co-living and co-working revolution, published by RIBA Books in 2021, and a regular contributor to magazines including Elle Decoration, Grand Designs and Design Anthology. She holds a degree in architecture from Kingston University and a masters in architectural history from The Bartlett.
Mexican design office Departamento del Distrito has created a totem equipped with solar power that produces light, plays music, measures the weather and cools down the air on a Mexico City rooftop. More
German artist Thomas Demand has teamed up with Caruso St John Architects to create his first building – a pavilion at the Kvadrat headquarters in Denmark that was designed to look like it is made out of paper. More
To.org started out in investment but has moved into radical design with projects including a 3D-printed toilet. In this interview, co-founder Nachson Mimran tells Dezeen how "creative activism" can unlock social and economic growth. More
Tequila brand Jose Cuervo has opened a metaverse distillery designed by Mexico-based Rojkind Arquitectos and British designers Bompas & Parr, where attractions include a barrel maze and a pool party. More
The brick arches and warehouse buildings of London's Borough Market informed the materials and furnishings of The Office Group's latest workspace, designed by Copenhagen-based Studio David Thulstrup. More