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issue #102 31/05/12


Hello Dezeen readers!

This issue of Dezeen Mail includes interviews with Thomas Heatherwick on his solo show at the V&A and BarberOsgerby on designing the London 2012 Olympic torch

Today we're at the Serpentine Gallery to film a tour with Herzog & de Meuron during the preview of their pavilion. Look out for the movies on Dezeen soon! 

Scroll on for readers' comments and stories from Dezeen plus new music, movies, and jobs. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest for more updates throughout the week. 


Cineteca Matadero by Churtichaga+Quadra-Salcedo

There's a lot of love for this slaughter house converted into a cinema by Churtichaga+Quadra-Salcedo. Read the story and comments »

Just in Case by Menosunocerouno

If 2012 really is The End, readers would rather face the apocalypse in style with this survival kit by Menosunocerouno that was especially popular on TwitterRead the story and comments »

Movie: Thomas Heatherwick at the V&A museum

In the first of our interviews with Thomas Heatherwick at the V&A museum in London, he demonstrates the machine that dispenses guides to his solo exhibition from huge rolls of paper, inspired by newspaper printing presses. Read the story and comments »

G-Star RAW Headquarters by OMA

OMA's hangar-like headquarters for fashion brand G-Star RAW fail to impress readers despite the enormous sliding facade. Read the story and comments »

BarberOsgerby on designing the Olympic Torch

British design duo BarberOsgerby talk about designing the London 2012 Olympic Torch in this movie filmed by Dezeen last week at the London Vitra showroom as part of Clerkenwell Design WeekWatch the movie »

Casa Xieira II by A2+ Arquitectos

Readers like this Portuguese house by A2+ Arquitectos but the dog is rather stealing the show. Read the story and comments »

Dezeen Watch Store: Vigorelli by Matteo Ragni for Lorenz

New in this week at Dezeen Watch Store is the elegant Vigorelli by Milan designer Matteo Ragni for Italian watch brand Lorenz, inspired by the Vigorelli Velodrome in Milan. Go to Dezeen Watch Store »

Paper works by Simon Schubert

Readers are blown away by Simon Schubert's images of palaces and mansions made of folded paper. Read the story and comments »

Bathrooms from Dezeen

After the popularity of our story on Nendo's bathroom for Bisazza Bagno this week, we've compiled over 100 covetable bathrooms from the pages of Dezeen in our latest Pinterest boardFollow Dezeen on Pinterest »

Dental Office by Estudio Hago

Is this pearly white dental surgery by Estudio Hago soothing or would it make you anxious? Read the story and comments »

Dezeen Music Project

One reader thinks Darkroom by Olly Clucas is "the best track to feature on Dezeen Music Project blog yet". Listen to all the tracks »

Mörike Gymnasium by Klumpp + Klumpp

Some think the details are "captivating", others think it needs more colour but most are just jealous of the pupils who get to attend this school in Germany by Klumpp + Klumpp. Read the story and comments »

Designed in Hackney

This week our Designed in Hackney showcase of local talent includes tables like snare drums, a modular desk system and a tamp that hugs a table. Read the story and comments »

WWIII by Atelier Van Lieshout for Lensvelt

Readers aren't sure of the connection between Atelier Van Lieshout's enormous cannon and its latest furniture collection. Read the story and comments »

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David Koroma won a single-speed tokyobike.

Pieter Cherlet in Belgium, Jarno Schellenberg in the Netherlands, Antoana Petkova in the UK and Hazel Rush in the UK all won a Vivid watch by Normal.

Matt Cunningham in the UK, Vera Trindade in Portugal, Lorraine Wood in the UK, Stefan Falk in Germany and Fidinirina Radaody in France all won an AERO wallet by Dosh.

Seo Yun Yang in Hong Kong, Majid Dadgar in the USA, Aatish Nath in India, Simon Woods in the UK and Julieta Zambarova in Bulgaria all won a copy of Maharam Agenda.

Architecture and design movies

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Watches by named designers and boutique brands

Dezeen Watch Store is a curated collection of watches from named designers and boutique brands. Go to Dezeen Watch Store »

Architecture and design news

Dezeen Wire is our newswire service, with breaking news and currated links to the best design-related content on the web.

Jonathan Ive receives knighthood »

Dutch publishers NAi and 010 to merge »

Viñoly designs super-tall tower for New York »