Milan 2012: visitors were invited to sit in a chair hooked up to advanced stress-analysis equipment normally used in the car industry at an installation by Clemens Weisshaar and Reed Kram for car brand Audi in Milan last month. More
Milan 2012: Hackney-based organisation Technology Will Save Us believe everyone should understand how simple devices work, so at the Hacked Lab in Milan they hosted workshops that included a lesson in building an electronic musical instrument. More
Milan 2012: end-user collaboration and open-source production were hot topics in Milan this year. In this movie filmed at Dezeen Studio powered by Jambox at MOST, editor-in-chief of Domus magazine Joseph Grima discuses their influence on the design industry and how these themes played out in the Future in the Making exhibition that the magazine hosted in an eighteenth century Italian palazzo. More
Here's a roundup of the highlights from MOST at the Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia, which took place among the ships, fighter jets, submarines and canons of the museum from 17 to 22 April, plus another chance to see the daily movies we made. More
Milan 2012: in Milan earlier this month Zaha Hadid paid a surprise visit to Dezeen Studio at MOST to chat to us about her Secret Garden installation, some of the other projects she has in the pipeline and her impression of this year's furniture fair. More
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
Milan 2012: Hackney designers were busy in Milan last week and we're bringing you some of the best new product launches, including this shelf by Stoke Newington duo Raw Edges where the front slides down to create a work surface. More
Dezeen promotion: in this podcast recorded in Milan, Aurel Aebi of multidisciplinary design practice atelier oï describes the scenography they created for Swiss bathroom brand Laufen, while designers Roberto Palomba and Toan Nguyen talk about their latest products. More
Dezeen Wire: design critic Justin McGuirk writes about the focus on alternative means of production, open-source design and crowd-funding that permeated this year's Milan furniture fair in his column for the Guardian newspaper.
McGuirk talked to Dezeen about these issues when he popped into Dezeen Studio powered by Jambox at MOST last week - watch the interview in our daily show from Milan here.
We also spoke to editor-in-chief of Domus magazine Joseph Grima about The Future in the Making show he curated that's all about collaboration, open design, crowd-sourcing and hacking, and interviewed curator Beatrice Galilee at Hacked Lab where workshops, demonstrations and happenings took over the city's most famous department store all week.