Milan 2012: more about Hackney designers in Milan last week - this tangle of bent rods and random objects is actually a doorbell by Dutch Shoreditch-based designer Tord Boontje that was shown at the Ventura Lambrate design district. More
This movie filmed by Dezeen in Milan features Nick Regan, one of the co-founders of kinetic object company Laikingland, presenting their recent work at Ventura Lambrate. More
Dezeenwire: designers Marc Koska and Studio Makkink & Bey have been awarded joint first place in our competition to find the person most deserving of applause for their work in design in 2009, organised in collaboration with Laikingland, makers of the Applause Machine.
Dezeen reader Michael Wigle won the competition with his nomination for Marc Koska. All three will receive an Applause Machine worth £225. See the competition and all the votes here.
Help us choose the person most deserving of applause for their work in design in 2009 and you could win an Applause Machine worth £225! Marc Koska is currently in the lead with 17 votes, followed by Studio Makkink & Bey. Cast your vote to enter the competition »