Tonight is the finale of Design For Life, the BBC2 reality show in which young Brits compete for a placement in Philippe Starck’s studio in Paris. Here’s what we thought of the first couple of episodes, from icon 077.
The V&A’s exploration of fantasy and fear in contemporary design is light on comforting bedtime stories and heavy on anxiety.
How a guerrilla hero become a T-shirt logo – a new film tells the strange and fascinating story of the world’s first viral image.
A man builds a second Manhattan in a warehouse and wrestles with the big questions of death, truth and reality in Charlie Kaufman's new film.
Something unbelievable has happened: farming has become fashionable. But only if you're doing it in the middle of a city
With the death of JG Ballard in April, modern architecture lost one of its strangest and most powerful advocates.
Masked vigilantes put the psycho into psychogeography in Zack Snyder's ultraviolent film, a tirade against the evils of the city.
When Muzak, the company that pioneered piped music, announced in February 2009 that it was teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, some of the commentary was less than sober