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Tributes pour in following death of architecture magazine Dezeen founder Marcus Fairs


Marcus Fairs, founder of architecture magazine Dezeen, has died aged 54 as reported on July 4.

The death of Marcus Fairs, was announced by architecture magazine Dezeen, in a statement that read:

“We are very sad to announce the sudden and unexpected death of Dezeen founder, CEO and editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs at the age of 54.”

“Marcus, who was a brilliant journalist, visionary entrepreneur and much-loved father, husband, colleague and friend, was taken to hospital on Tuesday last week after becoming unwell.”

“Following a short period in intensive care, he died on Thursday 30 June 2022.”

The Dezeen team promised to continue Marcus’ work so as to “ensure his legacy stands the test of time<‘ and asked for privacy for his family as well as the Dezeen staff during this difficult time.

Tributes have begun to flood Twitter following the death of Dezeen’s founder:

What awful news. Have known Marcus since his days as a reporter at Building Design. Was in awe of what he achieved with Dezeen. Condolences to his family”, read one tweet.

Credit: @_seangriffiths @dezeen

“Extremely sad news, our thoughts are with Marcus’ family during this difficult time,” tweeted Design London.

“Oh! So sad 😢RIP,” read another tweet.

Credit: Twitter @sdetails

The news follows reports that Paolo Grossi, the president emeritus of the Constitutional Court of Italy, has passed away aged 89.

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Joshua Manning

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