Our always-on, constantly connected culture threatens to overwhelm and overstimulate our senses - but good design can help

Published in Features
Neil Armstrong’s ‘giant leap’ came from the step of an awkward alien spacecraft that was at home on neither Earth nor moon
Published in Icon of the Month

Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris

5 April - 9 July 2018

Published in Diary

Fashion has so far resisted the pull of digital technology, but now architects and designers are joining forces to revolutionise the industry’s way of working, says Debika Ray

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Weighed down by student debt and living costs, millennials now have another burden to carry: the Deliveroo backpack

Published in Crimes Against Design

The world of electronics is shaped by mass manufacture. But now an elite band of ‘electro craftsmen’ are exploring how design can bring out the human side of high-tech

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The co-founder of the global holiday rental service on the future of design and his new philanthropic project

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Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein
11 February 2017 — 14 May 2017

Published in Diary
Monday, 23 January 2017 17:13


Science Museum, London
8 February 2017 — 3 September 2017

Published in Diary
Tuesday, 06 December 2016 15:18

Kodak Ektra

The camera company takes on its smartphone rivals with the launch of a photogenic competitor

Published in News
Thursday, 01 September 2016 15:17

Björk Digital at Somerset House

Fans of the experimental artist will be mesmerised by her intrepid melding of music and technology, but those less familiar with her work will find this exhibition confusing, says Peter Smisek

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Design studio Method has developed a system of software, data and networked objects that could revolutionise healthcare

Published in News
Wednesday, 06 July 2016 00:01

Blocks smartwatch

Forget the display, the latest smartwatch is all about the strap, with each link performing a different function

Published in News
Thursday, 16 June 2016 17:00

Barcelona Design Week

Amid the growing number of design weeks, festivals and biennials, Barcelona Design Week boldly embraces the emerging fields of digital and virtual design

Published in Review
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:58

Fine by Pauline Deltour

The designer adds Parisian sophistication to miniature technology for a range of handbag-friendly accessories

Published in News
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:02

Manus x Machina at The Met

A show in New York juxtaposes the handmade and technologically fabricated, challenging the assumptions we make about each method, says Anja Wohlstrom

Published in Review
Thursday, 24 March 2016 00:00

Creative juicers

By no means a new fad, juice has played a significant role in 20th-century design. Laura Snoad traces its cultural history, from infomercials to the iPad

Published in Features
Sunday, 21 February 2016 00:00

Ember coffee mug

Luminaries of Nokia, Microsoft and Amazon Labs have invented a mug that keeps your coffee at the perfect temperature for hours

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From our cities to our homes, OMA partner Reinier de Graaf considers the increasing irrelevance of humans in the continual and independent interaction between objects

Published in Features
Friday, 09 October 2015 00:00

The seven sins of design

“Futuristic” novelty workplaces, far-too-smartphones, greenwashed office developments, anthropomorphic corkscrews ... These are all, frankly, abominations and we shall smite you down

Published in Crimes Against Design
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