Augusta Pownall joined Dezeen in August 2018 as design editor.
Prior to this she spent eight years at Conde Nast as the editorial manager and Inspiration editor at The World of Interiors magazine. She has written on design and interiors for national newspapers, and contributed to Louis Vuitton city guides.
She has a degree in Japanese from Oxford University, and has lived and worked in Tokyo.
London's V&A museum has acquired a series of objects from Extinction Rebellion, including flags, pamphlets and digital files, that show how the global activist group has used design to galvanise public opinion. More
Pampers has partnered with health software platform Verily, a sister company of Google, to create nappies that tell parents when their baby's nappy needs changing as well as monitoring their sleep patterns. More
Design collective Disarming Design from Palestine has set up a design school in the West Bank offering courses for Palestinian designers, and residencies for international students to learn about craft from the region. More
Three decades of work by the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson including an indoor rainbow and a tunnel of fog prompt visitors to London's Tate Modern to think about their impact on the planet. More
Central Saint Martins graduate Keyi Chen has reinterpreted everyday desk accessories as stress-relieving devices called Inte-rest-ing that encourage people who work long hours to play at their desks. More
It's only possible to create ethical fashion if you pay attention to all elements of the business says Amy Powney, creative director of the fashion brand, which is collaborating with Net-A-Porter to make clothes from cruelty-free silk. More
We've chosen our top 10 summer architecture and design exhibitions from around the world. To find out about industry events taking place in July, August and September, look at our comprehensive month-by-month guide. More
This week on Dezeen, the Serpentine Pavilion by Japanese architect Junya Ishigami was unveiled in London, but the event was overshadowed by the unexpected resignation of Serpentine CEO Yana Peel. More