Venice's Fondazione Giorgio Cini and the Geneva-based Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship have paired up to stage a vast exhibition at Cini, highlighting the plight of European craftsmanship.
The couturier Azzedine Alaïa has died in Paris at the age of 77 from heart failure.
Cards Against Humanity, a card game known for its stunt marketing, has announced that it has bought land on the US/Mexico border in order to frustrate Donald Trump's proposal to build a border wall.
Elon Musk has revealed Tesla's design for an electric semi-truck at an event in Los Angeles, arguing that the design will render using traditional diesel trucks “economic suicide”.
The New York Public Library has revealed a masterplan for its building on Fifth Avenue, with the $317m scheme planned to bring an end to discussion of the library's future, which was once planned to move into a building designed by Norman Foster.
Karl Lagerfeld, the creative director of Chanel, has been strongly criticised for a series of remarks made on French television in which he attacked Chancellor Angela Merkel for opening Germany’s borders to migrants, and connected such migration to the Holocaust.
English Heritage has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to restore and repair the Iron Bridge, an ironwork arch across the river Severn that was constructed in 1779.
The Los Angeles Philharmonic has announced that Frank Gehry is to design a permanent home for its Youth Orchestra (YOLA), with the commission coming as part of the orchestra's plans to mark its centennial next season.
A federal jury has ruled against a real estate developer who whitewashed a stretch of graffiti art in New York, finding that the artists' work was legally protected under the Visual Artists Rights Act (Vara).
The V&A's Design, Architecture and Digital department has announced that it is to acquire a three-storey section of Robin Hood Gardens, a brutalist social housing block designed by Alison and Peter Smithson that is to be demolished.
The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has announced that its 2018 exhibition will be titled Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination and will explore the effect of the Catholic religion on fashion design.
A handheld device intended to detect melanoma early has won the 2017 James Dyson Award, with the design hailed as "a very clever device with the potential to save lives around the world.”