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.
Design research studio Chmara.Rosinke has created a series of freestanding kitchens that respond to the themes of "ergonomics, ecology and delight" to suggest new ways of preparing and consuming food. More
A bench sculpted with a chainsaw and a chair made from flooring offcuts were among exhibits at this year's Norwegian Presence exhibition at Milan design week, which explored inventive ways of using raw materials. More
The rise of virtual experiences and the metaverse put craft traditions at increased risk of dying out, according to designer Ini Archibong, who unveiled a hand-carved version of his glass Gaea Pendant at Milan design week. More
Danish textile brand Kvadrat has transformed the bold graphics of Belgian artist Alain Biltereyst into a collection of curtains and rugs, which created a colourful scenography during Milan design week. More
Italian design brand Alessi has marked its centenary year with a Milan design week show where special-edition products are presented in settings that include a staircase covered in toilet rolls and a curling pitch. More
Film director Luca Guadagnino has unveiled his first interior design exhibition, featuring intricate wooden panelling, geometric stone tables and a multicoloured fireplace. More
British designer Lee Broom has unveiled his largest exhibition at Milan design week to date, showcasing six new lighting designs in a setting that echoes brutalist architecture and places of worship. More
Continuing our series revitising deconstructivist architecture we look at the late Zaha Hadid, the "queen of the curve" who designed the Heydar Aliyev Centre and London Aquatics Centre. More