"I thought about the immigrants because I'm one of those immigrants," says Daniel Libeskind

"I THOUGHT ABOUT THE IMMIGRANTS BECAUSE I'M ONE OF THOSE IMMIGRANTS," SAYS DANIEL LIBESKIND

Daniel Libeskind's Swarovski star tops the Rockefeller Center's Christmas tree for a second year. In this interview with Dezeen, the...

Classic Blue is Pantone's colour of the year for 2020

CLASSIC BLUE IS PANTONE'S COLOUR OF THE YEAR FOR 2020

American colour company Pantone has chosen "universal favourite" Classic Blue, or Pantone 19-4052, as its colour of the year for 2020. Announced...

 
 
 
Heatherwick Studio unveils glass lobby joining High Line condos Lantern House

HEATHERWICK STUDIO UNVEILS GLASS LOBBY JOINING HIGH LINE CONDOS LANTERN HOUSE

British practice Heatherwick Studio has designed a glass lobby to link its High Line-straddling condo towers with a scooped roof that...

Tod Williams Billie Tsien teams with Diamond Schmitt for redesign of New York Philharmonic concert hall

TOD WILLIAMS BILLIE TSIEN TEAMS WITH DIAMOND SCHMITT FOR REDESIGN OF NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC CONCERT HALL

Architecture firms Diamond Schmitt and Tod Williams Billie Tsien have revealed plans to redesign David Geffen Hall at New York's Lincoln...

 
 
 
New York City buildings to receive "energy efficiency grade" in 2020

NEW YORK CITY BUILDINGS TO RECEIVE "ENERGY EFFICIENCY GRADE" IN 2020

New York City has introduced a bill that will rank and grade large buildings according to energy efficiency. The Local Law 95 implemented...

Kengo Kuma designs his first ever trainer for Asics

KENGO KUMA DESIGNS HIS FIRST EVER TRAINER FOR ASICS

For his first footwear design, architect Kengo Kuma has created a trainer in collaboration with Japanese sports brand Asics that draws...

 
 
 
Dezeen named Editorial Brand of the Year

DEZEEN NAMED EDITORIAL BRAND OF THE YEAR

Dezeen has been named Editorial Brand of the Year at the International Building Press Awards 2019 for its "well-planned and original...

Crystal Palace was "birth of modern architecture" says Norman Foster

CRYSTAL PALACE WAS "BIRTH OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE" SAYS NORMAN FOSTER

British architect Norman Foster has revealed that if he could visit any building from history, it would be Crystal Palace , which he...

 
 
 
Lego mocks Tesla with "guaranteed shatterproof" brick model of Cybertruck

LEGO MOCKS TESLA WITH "GUARANTEED SHATTERPROOF" BRICK MODEL OF CYBERTRUCK

Toy company Lego has reacted to the launch of Tesla's Cybertruck by sharing a picture of a car made from a single plastic brick. The...

Hunters Point Library slapped with lawsuit for inaccessibility issues

HUNTERS POINT LIBRARY SLAPPED WITH LAWSUIT FOR INACCESSIBILITY ISSUES

Hunters Point Library in New York's Long Island City by Steven Holl Architects has been hit with a class action lawsuit for its "total...

 
 
 
Snøhetta aims to make all its buildings carbon negative within 20 years

SNØHETTA AIMS TO MAKE ALL ITS BUILDINGS CARBON NEGATIVE WITHIN 20 YEARS

Norwegian architect Snøhetta has pledged to only design carbon-negative buildings, meaning their projects will generate more energy...

Wolfgang Rieder appointed Loeb Fellow at Harvard University

WOLFGANG RIEDER APPOINTED LOEB FELLOW AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Dezeen promotion: Wolfgang Rieder, owner of the Rieder Group, has become the first design entrepreneur to be granted a Loeb Fellowship...

 
 
 
Charlotte McCurdy creates "carbon-negative" raincoat from algae bioplastic

CHARLOTTE MCCURDY CREATES "CARBON-NEGATIVE" RAINCOAT FROM ALGAE BIOPLASTIC

New York designer Charlotte McCurdy has fashioned a water-resistant jacket from a plastic made of algae , which captures existing CO2...

Ross Lovegrove creates crystal trophy with internal double helix for Fashion Awards 2019

ROSS LOVEGROVE CREATES CRYSTAL TROPHY WITH INTERNAL DOUBLE HELIX FOR FASHION AWARDS 2019

Ross Lovegrove has designed this year's Fashion Awards trophy , which consists of a laser-cut DNA double helix that appears to be suspended...

 
 
 
The Arrivals designs Aer parka with pocket that blocks mobile phone signal

THE ARRIVALS DESIGNS AER PARKA WITH POCKET THAT BLOCKS MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL

New York fashion brand The Arrivals has created a puffer jacket with a Faraday pocket that blocks cellular and GPS signals on smartphones,...

Hong Kong design events cancelled due to ongoing protests in the city

HONG KONG DESIGN EVENTS CANCELLED DUE TO ONGOING PROTESTS IN THE CITY

A number of design industry events that were set to take place in Hong Kong over the coming weeks have been cancelled due to continuing...

 
 
 
Tesla divides opinion with Cybertruck "dropped from a sci-fi movie"

TESLA DIVIDES OPINION WITH CYBERTRUCK "DROPPED FROM A SCI-FI MOVIE"

The radical design of Tesla 's electric Cybertruck, which was unveiled last week , has caused a storm on social media, with some people...

SCI-Arc founding director and "unparalleled" architect Ray Kappe dies aged 92

SCI-ARC FOUNDING DIRECTOR AND "UNPARALLELED" ARCHITECT RAY KAPPE DIES AGED 92

SCI-Arc founding director and celebrated Californian modernist Ray Kappe has passed away aged 92, leaving behind "a body of architecture...

 
 
 
Dezeen Weekly newsletter now has over 300,000 subscribers

DEZEEN WEEKLY NEWSLETTER NOW HAS OVER 300,000 SUBSCRIBERS

More than 300,000 people are now signed up to receive Dezeen Weekly, our curated newsletter sent every Thursday. A huge thank you to...

Tuo Lei designs DIY streetwear from festival tents to be kept as souvenirs

TUO LEI DESIGNS DIY STREETWEAR FROM FESTIVAL TENTS TO BE KEPT AS SOUVENIRS

ÉCAL graduate Tuo Lei has created a fashion collection from abandoned festival tents , based on simplified patterns that can be replicated...

 
 
 



Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn brace for final head-to-head TV clash

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn brace for final head-to-head TV clash

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are facing off in the final head-to-head of the campaign, in front of a primetime Friday night audience on BBC One. Read more ...

Elon Musk cleared of defamation after calling British cave diver ‘pedo guy'

Elon Musk cleared of defamation after calling British cave diver ‘pedo guy'

The Tesla co-founder was found not guilty of defamation against British diving expert Vernon Unsworth A British cave diver who helped rescue the Thai schoolboys has lost a... Read more ...

Chelsea's transfer ban reduced/Blues reportedly make contact over Zaha

Chelsea's transfer ban reduced/Blues reportedly make contact over Zaha

Chelsea's transfer ban reduced Chelsea were unable to sign any players this past summer after being hit with a two-window transfer ban back in February of 2019. The FIFA... Read more ...

Caitlyn Jenner and Nadine booted out of I'm A Celebrity in savage double axing

Caitlyn Jenner and Nadine booted out of I'm A Celebrity in savage double axing

We can't believe they're gone! Caitlyn Jenner and Nadine Coyle are the latest to leave I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here in a savage double elimination. And we are... Read more ...

Andy Ruiz Jr. showed up 30 pounds heavier than his trainer wanted for his...

Andy Ruiz Jr. showed up 30 pounds heavier than his trainer wanted for his highly-anticipated rematch against Anthony Joshua

Heavyweights Andy Ruiz Jr. and Anthony Joshua will meet in Saudi Arabia on Saturday in the biggest boxing rematch of the year. Ruiz Jr. shocked the boxing world with a... Read more ...

I'm A Celeb fans left heartbroken as no one meets Caitlyn Jenner on bridge...

I'm A Celeb fans left heartbroken as no one meets Caitlyn Jenner on bridge after exit

The Hollywood A-lister became the seventh star to leave the Australian jungle, but no one was there to greet her and congratulate her success Read more ...

BBC election debate: Boris savages Corbyn's 'mystery' Brexit plan - You're...

BBC election debate: Boris savages Corbyn's 'mystery' Brexit plan - You're all Remainers!

BORIS JOHNSON stunned Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn when he attacked his party's Brexit policy because of all the Labour frontbenchers are Remainers during the BBC Election Debate. Read more ...

Star Trek actor Robert Walker Jr dies at age 79

Star Trek actor Robert Walker Jr dies at age 79

He stood out on the TV series for playing the teenage Charlie Evans, aka Charlie X, on the the beloved sci-fi series Star Trek. He was the the son of stars Robert Walker and... Read more ...

Anthony Martial returns for Manchester United as squad vs Man City is revealed

Anthony Martial returns for Manchester United as squad vs Man City is revealed

The players turned up to The Lowry Hotel on Friday night Anthony Martial is back in Manchester United 's squad for Saturday's derby against fierce rivals Manchester City after... Read more ...

M25 closed after crane flips over and smashes through central reservation

M25 closed after crane flips over and smashes through central reservation

The motorway is closed in Essex following the smash The M25 is closed in both directions following a huge crash involving a crane which overturned and smashed through the... Read more ...