Opinion: in her first column for Dezeen, critic Alexandra Lange argues that architects are misusing platforms like Twitter and Tumblr. "Architects need to start thinking of social media as the first draft of history," she writes. More
News: Dezeen has been shortlisted for two more journalism awards to add to the three we're already up for - and our editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs has been nominated for The Hospital Club 100 list of most creative people (vote here!). More
Following the huge success of Sam Jacob’s regular opinion column, we’re proud to announce that four more world-class writers are joining us as columnists: Dan Hill, Alexandra Lange, Kieran Long and Justin McGuirk. More
Dezeen promotion: our Pinterest board full of all the best architecture images from Dezeen has been selected by the social network to feature as part of a campaign with bloggers in the UK today. More
Tweets sent to this machine are transmitted from one form of media to another and cannibalised at every stage until they emerge as distorted, printed headlines (+ movie). More
Dezeen promotion: issues of design and architecture magazine Domus can now be read on an app with layout and navigation designed specifically for the iPad. More
Opinion: in the first of his bi-weekly columns for our new Opinion section, Sam Jacob describes the way that sites like Dezeen have unleashed a "design tsunami" and discusses how "the endless spewing of design imagery" is affecting design culture. More
Dezeen is finally launching an opinion column. The first piece by our new columnist Sam Jacob will run tomorrow; here, Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs, whose own column will alternate with Jacob's, explains why it's taken us so long to take a stance. More
Competition: Dezeen and Strelka Press have teamed up to give readers the opportunity to win new ebooks featuring critical writing on architecture and design by authors including Sam Jacob, Justin McGuirk and Alexandra Lange. More
Dezeen Wire: this weekend The Sunday Times featured us in their Home section's top-ten interior sites, describing Dezeen as "indispensable". Read the full article here.
Related: last month venerable Swiss architectural publisher Birkhäuser went into administration.