Design Dispatch

Our daily take on the world through the lens of design.

Inside the Tate Modern. (Photo: Courtesy Tate Modern)

Peeping Toms

Residents of a building abutting the new Tate Modern extension are being spied on by museum visitors, and they’re suing.

On the List

David Adjaye has been named to the Time 100. Thelma Golden, director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem, pens the accompanying piece.

Insta-Ready Revamp

Arne Jacobsen’s Cylinda-line tableware has been updated for its 50th anniversary—in Millennial pink, among other trendy shades.

Making Senses

Facebook wants your brain to type and your skin to hear. The future is weird.
[The Wall Street Journal]

Not Lovin’ It

Brooklyn street artists are threatening to sue McDonald’s for using their murals in an ad. But at least the fast food chain hasn’t succumbed to the unicorn trend.

Character Flaw

Fast-fashion company Zara introduced a skirt embroidered with cartoons closely resembling Pepe the Frog, the character recently adopted by the alt-right. The internet made sure that the company realized its mistake.
[The Guardian]

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