Dezeen announces Virtual Design Festival starting 15 April

DEZEEN ANNOUNCES VIRTUAL DESIGN FESTIVAL STARTING 15 APRIL

Dezeen announces Virtual Design Festival , the world's first online design festival, taking place from Wednesday 15 April onwards. With...

Daily coronavirus architecture and design briefing: 2 April

DAILY CORONAVIRUS ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN BRIEFING: 2 APRIL

Daily coronavirus briefing: today's architecture and design coronavirus briefing includes converting buildings into hospitals , a public...

 
 
 
Opposite Office proposes converting Berlin's Brandenburg airport into superhospital

OPPOSITE OFFICE PROPOSES CONVERTING BERLIN'S BRANDENBURG AIRPORT INTO SUPERHOSPITAL

German studio Opposite Office has proposed creating a temporary Covid-19 superhospital inside Berlin's unfinished Brandenburg airport...

Working from home "the new normal" for architects and designers

WORKING FROM HOME "THE NEW NORMAL" FOR ARCHITECTS AND DESIGNERS

Coronavirus lockdowns will have a profound impact on how creative businesses work in future, according to architects and designers...

 
 
 
Daily coronavirus architecture and design briefing: 1 April

DAILY CORONAVIRUS ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN BRIEFING: 1 APRIL

Daily coronavirus briefing: today's architecture and design coronavirus briefing includes a low-cost ventilator, a hospital in Central...

Daily coronavirus architecture and design briefing: 31 March

DAILY CORONAVIRUS ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN BRIEFING: 31 MARCH

Daily coronavirus briefing: today's architecture and design coronavirus briefing includes news on Dubai Expo 2020 , how Covid-19 hospitals...

 
 
 
RCA students develop SaltyCo sustainable fabrics using seawater plants

RCA STUDENTS DEVELOP SALTYCO SUSTAINABLE FABRICS USING SEAWATER PLANTS

Students from the Royal College of Art have made fabrics from plants grown in seawater, providing a potential solution for the currently...

Daily coronavirus architecture and design briefing: 30 March

DAILY CORONAVIRUS ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN BRIEFING: 30 MARCH

Daily coronavirus briefing: today Dezeen is launching a new daily briefing, rounding up news about the coronavirus pandemic that is...

 
 
 
UN and WHO call on creatives to make informative coronavirus visuals

UN AND WHO CALL ON CREATIVES TO MAKE INFORMATIVE CORONAVIRUS VISUALS

The United Nations has launched an open competition for creatives to create informative works that accurately communicate public health...

MVRDV designs "urban living room" with stacked plateaus for Shenzhen

MVRDV DESIGNS "URBAN LIVING ROOM" WITH STACKED PLATEAUS FOR SHENZHEN

Dutch architecture studio MVRDV 's mixed-use Shenzhen Terraces development will be built at the Shimao ShenKong International Centre...

 
 
 
This week, designers created objects and structures to help fight coronavirus

THIS WEEK, DESIGNERS CREATED OBJECTS AND STRUCTURES TO HELP FIGHT CORONAVIRUS

This week on Dezeen, Carlo Ratti designed an intensive care unit for Covid-19 patients from shipping containers and Dyson prepared...

​Jupe designs flat-pack intensive care unit to bolster hospitals impacted by coronavirus

​JUPE DESIGNS FLAT-PACK INTENSIVE CARE UNIT TO BOLSTER HOSPITALS IMPACTED BY CORONAVIRUS

Flat-pack startup Jupe has unveiled the "world's first standalone intensive care unit" and several other pop-up care facilities to...

 
 
 
AIA task force to offer advice on converting buildings into healthcare facilities

AIA TASK FORCE TO OFFER ADVICE ON CONVERTING BUILDINGS INTO HEALTHCARE FACILITIES

The American Institute of Architects has launched a task force to consult on how to adapt buildings into healthcare facilities during...

"Challenging situations spark human innovation" say Italian design brands hit by Covid-19

"CHALLENGING SITUATIONS SPARK HUMAN INNOVATION" SAY ITALIAN DESIGN BRANDS HIT BY COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic will eventually lead to higher quality, more sustainable products, according to Italian design brands that...

 
 
 
Salone del Mobile looks set to be cancelled according to Italian media

SALONE DEL MOBILE LOOKS SET TO BE CANCELLED ACCORDING TO ITALIAN MEDIA

Milan's Salone del Mobile furniture fair looks set to be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to multiple reports in...

"Fierce and brilliant" architect and critic Michael Sorkin dies of coronavirus

"FIERCE AND BRILLIANT" ARCHITECT AND CRITIC MICHAEL SORKIN DIES OF CORONAVIRUS

Tributes have poured in for architect and critic Michael Sorkin, who has died aged 71 of complications caused by Covid-19 . Based in...

 
 
 
Dyson designs ventilator in 10 days to supply NHS

DYSON DESIGNS VENTILATOR IN 10 DAYS TO SUPPLY NHS

British technology company Dyson has designed a ventilator and is primed to produce 15,000 units in the coming weeks to help meet the...

UK government announces financial support for freelancers impacted by Covid-19 pandemic

UK GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR FREELANCERS IMPACTED BY COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Self-employed designers impacted by coronavirus will be eligible for grants worth up to 80 per cent of their average monthly earnings...

 
 
 
NHS launches fund for innovations to help vulnerable people during coronavirus isolation

NHS LAUNCHES FUND FOR INNOVATIONS TO HELP VULNERABLE PEOPLE DURING CORONAVIRUS ISOLATION

The UK 's National Heath Service has put a call out to find and fund "innovators who can support the elderly, vulnerable and self-isolating"...

Trademark documents reveal Nissan's stylised flat logo

TRADEMARK DOCUMENTS REVEAL NISSAN'S STYLISED FLAT LOGO

Japanese car brand Nissan has filed a trademark application for a flat monochrome logo that would see it join other brands opting for...

 
 
 



Eddie Jones extends England contract until 2023 to lead side into World Cup

Eddie Jones extends England contract until 2023 to lead side into World Cup

Eddie Jones has penned a new contract with England. Read more ...

Comedian Eddie Large dies aged 78 from coronavirus

Comedian Eddie Large dies aged 78 from coronavirus

Comedian Eddie Large has passed away following coronavirus battle Comedian Eddie Large has died aged 78 from coronavirus , his son confirmed today. The comedian, who is best... Read more ...

Tottenham star Son Heung-min set to complete national service during...

Tottenham star Son Heung-min set to complete national service during coronavirus delay

Tottenham star Son Heung-min is ready to complete national service in South Korea. Read more ...

New Britain's Got Talent: Unseen spin-off show set to launch on ITV hub

New Britain's Got Talent: Unseen spin-off show set to launch on ITV hub

The new series - which is named Britain's Got Talent: Unseen - will be available for fans to watch on the ITV hub after the main show Read more ...

NHS staff receive donation of 10,000 tickets for 2021 Grand National

NHS staff receive donation of 10,000 tickets for 2021 Grand National

Aintree owners The Jockey Club have renamed the Thursday of next year's fixture 'Liverpool's NHS Day,' to say thank you for their hard work during coronavirus Read more ...

City rival Kevin De Bruyne sends Man Utd message over Jadon Sancho

City rival Kevin De Bruyne sends Man Utd message over Jadon Sancho

Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne has waxed lyrical about Jadon Sancho amid claims the winger is poised to return to the city with a move to rivals Manchester United. Sancho... Read more ...

This Morning chaos as Phil is told off for trying to fix Spin to Win wheel

This Morning chaos as Phil is told off for trying to fix Spin to Win wheel

Presenter Phillip Schofield ended up getting into an argument with the production team who blasted him for climbing a ladder due to the health and safety risks Read more ...

Spain records huge rise in coronavirus deaths with 950 dying in just 24 hours

Spain records huge rise in coronavirus deaths with 950 dying in just 24 hours

Spain's coronavirus death toll has surpassed 10,000 in another grim milestone for the Covid-19 pandemic, with the country's total number of infections now standing at more than... Read more ...

Fountains of Wayne singer Adam Schlesinger, 52, dies from coronavirus

Fountains of Wayne singer Adam Schlesinger, 52, dies from coronavirus

The co-founder and vocalist of the popular American band Fountains of Wayne, Adam Schlesinger, has died aged 52 from coronavirus. Read more ...

Man Utd news LIVE: Ed Woodward plans £70m transfer for 'ideal' Paul Pogba...

Man Utd news LIVE: Ed Woodward plans £70m transfer for 'ideal' Paul Pogba replacement

Manchester United news and transfer gossip is coming in thick and fast and Express Sport is on hand to bring you all the very latest from Old Trafford. Read more ...