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The End

30 September 2011

Texas-based artists Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler have devoted the past decade to documenting the experience of movie going.

Country Phile

30 September 2011

Magazine stylist-turned-designer Faye Toogood has furnished galleries with corn, made chairs out of milking stools and has just released her third collection of pieces inspired by rural England.

Wrap Legend

30 September 2011

Christo, the artist who gift-wrapped the Pont Neuf and Reichstag, has spent years battling for permission to realise his extravagant installations.

Thinker Upper

30 September 2011

Dominic Wilcox’s drawings are well-known to readers of Icon: they appeared in the magazine every month for two years. But the designer, artist and solver of niche problems is also a careful craftsman who doesn’t feel the need to tell us what to make of his work.

Eastern Rising

30 September 2011

With less than a year to go before the 2012 Olympics in London, how is the park shaping up – and what difference will the multi-billion-pound project make after the athletes leave? Kieran Long looks at what it tells about how the British make cities.

Point of Departure Part 3

30 September 2011

It’s a tough time to leave university. But in the face of debt, an uncertain economy and fierce competition for work, these 15 design graduates have, between them, amassed an outstanding collection of innovative and diverse projects.

Point of Departure Part 2

30 September 2011

It’s a tough time to leave university. But in the face of debt, an uncertain economy and fierce competition for work, these 15 design graduates have, between them, amassed an outstanding collection of innovative and diverse projects.

Point of Departure Part 1

30 September 2011

It’s a tough time to leave university. But in the face of debt, an uncertain economy and fierce competition for work, these 15 design graduates have, between them, amassed an outstanding collection of innovative and diverse projects.

Inside OMA

30 September 2011

There is no practice on the planet quite like Rem Koolhaas’ OMA.

Omishima Museum

30 September 2011

The architect Toyo Ito’s gallery for his own work on the Japanese island of Omishima is poignant, mysterious and far from self-aggrandising.

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