Movie: basketball games have become so aggressive that sports brand Nike decided to include combat pads in its latest kit, explains the brand's global creative director for the Olympics Martin Lotti in the next Dezeen movie in anticipation of tomorrow’s exclusive event at the Nike+ House of Innovation. More
The controversial T-shirt worn by New London Architecture chair Peter Murray in protest of marketing rules that prevent the architects of Olympic venues from promoting their work is now available at Dezeen Super Store. More
Movie: Nike's global creative director for the Olympics Martin Lotti presents the Nike Zoom Superfly R4 sprinting shoe inspired by suspension bridges in this next movie filmed by Dezeen in anticipation of Thursday's exclusive event at the Nike+ House of Innovation. More
Movie: in this second movie from our series in anticipation of an exclusive event we’re hosting at the Nike+ House of Innovation on Thursday, Nike‘s global creative director for the Olympics Martin Lotti explains how they created the Nike Flyknit Racer running shoe with an upper that's knitted like a sock. More
Dezeen Wire: London 2012 Olympic cauldron designer Thomas Heatherwick has revealed that he has been inundated with messages of support from people "moved by his spectacular creation". Speaking to the Independent, Heatherwick also says he ignored advice to avoid having moving parts in the cauldron, which features around 1,000 moving components. " "It's probably more complex than a Swiss watch," Heatherwick says - read the article in the Independent.
Movie: as part of the build-up to an exclusive event we're hosting at the Nike+ House of Innovation next week, we've filmed a series of movies with Nike's global creative director for the Olympics Martin Lotti about the brand's latest products. First up is an ultra-light speed-suit developed to move faster than skin. More
Sports brand Nike has opened a temporary shop showcasing the future of sport at Selfridges in London and Dezeen readers can win one of 25 pairs of tickets to an exclusive event we're hosting there next Thursday, featuring Nike's global creative director for the Olympics Martin Lotti in conversation with Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs about the brand's latest innovations for the London 2012 games. More
It's the last day of our Dezeen Olympics and surprisingly all of the most pinned stories about the events of London 2012 aren't directly related to the actual games, such as these Jaffa Cakes nibbled into British icons and landmarks that take the gold medal. More
Dezeen Wire: the Royal Institute of British Architects has joined the campaign to promote the architects and engineers who designed buildings for the London 2012 Olympic games but have been unable to promote their work because of a marketing agreement with the event organisers. More
The London 2012 Olympics continue and so do the Dezeen Olympics, awarding medals to the design and architecture of the games. Today's competition is for the most tweeted stories about our coverage and we give the gold medal to Banksy's Olympic-inspired street art. More
Today we are awarding medals to the designs and architecture of the London 2012 Olympics that received the most likes on Facebook, and Zaha Hadid's Aquatic Centre takes the gold medal with over 5000. More
This August is London design month at Dezeen Super Store where, with the eyes of the world on London for the Olympic Games, we will be showcasing a range of products by some of the best designers and brands the city has to offer. More
Here are some photos of a scale model of the London 2012 Olympic Cauldron designed by Thomas Heatherwick, which has now been added to the ongoing exhibition of his work at the V&A museum, plus drawings from the designer. More
Our Dezeen Olympics continue as we award medals to the design and architecture of the London 2012 games. Today it's the three most commented stories and the runaway gold medallist is the ArcelorMittal Orbit by Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond (above), with over 300 passionate comments. More
The London 2012 Olympics are well underway and every day this week we'll award medals to design and architecture created for the games, starting with the three most popular stories. The Olympic Torch by BarberOsgerby takes the gold, with over 40,000 pageviews. More
Dezeen Wire: after a spectacular unveiling on Friday, the London 2012 Olympic Cauldron designed by Thomas Heatherwick is proving controversial. Detractors complain that it's hidden out of sight for most visitors to the Olympic Park, only on show for those with tickets to events inside the main stadium, and last night the Cauldron had to be extinguished while it was moved aside to make way for sporting events.
Read more about the Cauldron's design in our earlier story here and see all our stories about the London 2012 Olympics here.