News: designer and entrepreneur Gwendolyn Floyd has launched an e-commerce platform that allows female artisans from developing countries to overcome "economic discrimination" and sell jewellery using just a mobile phone (+ movies). More
London Design Festival: the UK government has launched a new website in beta designed according to 10 principles devised by Ben Terrett, head of design at the Government Digital Service, who spoke to Dezeen at the Global Design Forum this week (+ audio). More
Dezeen Wire: a London architect has launched a website, named Arch Leaks, where architecture professionals are invited to anonymously comment on the environments of offices in which they've worked.
See them all at www.archleaks.com
Dezeen Wire: following the launch of Herzog & de Meuron's new website this week and ensuing discussion about the design of architects' sites, tell us what you think about the recent makeovers for www.zaha-hadid.com and www.rosslovegrove.com.
News: Dutch design brand Droog has relaunched its website, www.droog.com.
Architecture and design magazine icon has launched iconeye.com, a revamped website with some video interviews, news stories and gossip items.
Thomas Heatherwick has updated his website with photos and info about many of his projects, including Sitooterie II (above), his 2006 interior design for restaurant Konstam at the Prince Albert (below) and his famous 1997 window display for Harvey Nichols. More