Built on reclaimed land, the Dutch village was meant to fulfil a modernist vision of rural, communal life. But like any settlement in the countryside, it has had to adapt to survive, writes Peter Smisek.
The Barcelona Pavilion was a hugely significant temporary structure that forms part of the early modernist canon of architecture
The enduring appeal of Lucienne Day's post-war textiles owes as much to her organic, abstract graphics, as to her belief in affordable design for all.
December's issue explores craft in the modern world, from the extravagant creations at Burning Man to the glassblowing stars of a surprise Netflix hit
November's issue explores the links between the digital world and design, from connections made with our data to the designers taking on a surveillance society
October's issue explores London from the tourist-trap centre to the edgelands where the city crumbles away
The problem with waste is becoming ever more urgent: September's issue is dedicated to the people taking action now
Amber Butchart unpicks the detail of Marjan Pejoski's dress that Björk made infamous on the Oscars red carpet
How architecture embraced performativity over functionality and blurred the boundaries between design and production
Giancarlo Ragazzi’s footballing fortress brings together two rival teams, several architectural movements and much of Milan’s twentieth-century history under one mighty steel roof
We celebrate the the centenary of the design school with a look at the lesser known impact it had globally, its influence in Israel and its surprising relationship with Expressionism. Plus: our reviews of the Shed and the Design Museum's Kubrick exhibition
It is the only chair that can truly claim to have changed the world. Elizabeth Guffey asks why it's rarely included in the design canon
Belgrade’s brutalist TV tower is a monument to progress that has outlived the nation, the technologies and the ideology it was built to celebrate
How did London’s taxis achieve universal recognition? By persistently refusing to look like anything else
It was designed to withstand German torpedos and has stood up to pretty much everything that’s been thrown at it since, from hamburgers to cheap imitations
Peter Womersley’s second commission for the celebrated textile designer is arguably his masterpiece – expressing the ruggedness of the Scottish Borders and subverting it at the same time