Dezeen Wire: in her latest article for The New York Times design critic Alice Rawsthorn strikes a blow against the current trend for naming products with confusing, forgettable or misleading monikers. More
Dezeen Wire: The New York Times claims that Antilia, the 27-storey house in Mumbai owned by India's richest man Mukesh Ambani, is still acting as a pricey pied-à-terre, with Ambani's family choosing to spend their time in a more modest 14-storey converted apartment block in the south of the city - The New York Times
Dezeen Wire: in a review of the new Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design in London by Stanton Williams Architects, Suzy Menkes of the New York Times admires the combination of glass, open spaces and reuse of the exiting building, claiming they make the campus "seem inviting and all-embracing," and adding that "the meld of heritage and modernity seems a particularly British combo." - The New York Times
See our story about the new campus on Dezeen here.
Dezeen Wire: The New York Times is set to name its art critic and columnist Michael Kimmelman as its new architecture critic, following the departure last month of Nicolai Ouroussoff - Chicago Tribune.