This week's Dezeen Mail looks at the biggest stories and trends of 2017

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As we head into 2018, this week's edition of Dezeen Mail reflects on the best architecture and design stories, trends and projects of the past 12 months. Subscribe to our newsletters › See our review of 2017 and read on for a roundup of the year's highlights.

Dezeen's top 10 biggest architecture and design stories of 2017

We've revealed the 10 most-read stories of the year, including a bullied robot, a house of splayed shipping containers and a chair you wear. Read more ›

Dezeen's 10 biggest design trends of 2017

We've picked out the biggest design trends this year, which include a rise in political responses, eco-friendly solutions, and a focus on food consumption. Read more ›

Dezeen's 10 biggest architecture trends of 2017

This year saw a rise in outlandish shipping container designs and fantasy skyscraper concepts, and the demise of brutalist housing stock. Read more ›

Dezeen's top 10 controversial stories of 2017

From the backlash against gender inequality to the shifting political landscape following Donald Trump's election, 2017 has been a controversial year. Read more ›

Dezeen's top 10 furniture launches of 2017

From a shape-shifting table by Thomas Heatherwick to IKEA and Hay's collaborative collection, we've selected the 10 best furniture releases of 2017. Read more ›

Dezeen's top 10 transport designs of 2017

This year saw a range of innovations infiltrate the transport industry, including an air-purifying bicycle and an electric Jaguar E-type. Read more ›

Dezeen's top 10 museum and gallery buildings of 2017

The colossal Louvre Abu Dhabi and a Peru museum that replaces another lost in an earthquake were amongst the most important public buildings to open in 2017. Read more ›

Dezeen's top 10 designs of 2017 that aim to create a better future

In a year filled with turbulent politics and environmental issues, designers have responded with imaginative concepts and solutions. Read more ›

Dezeen's top 10 houses of 2017

We featured more than 500 weird and wonderful houses on Dezeen in 2017. Our top 10 includes a bunker-like home in Poland and a glass house in Spain. Read more ›

Dezeen Hot List 2017 reveals 500 biggest architecture and design players

IKEA has topped Dezeen Hot List 2017, a guide to the 500 people, brands and organisations our readers most wanted to read about this year. Find out who else made the list ›

Find out which stories were the most popular, most tweeted, most commented and more in this week's edition of Dezeen Mail. Subscribe to our newsletters here ›