Thursday, 08 July 2010 12:36

Urban Think Tank's Caracas Cable-Car

The ghetto of San Agustin spreads across
a mountainside in the centre of Caracas – a typical slum, or barrio as they say in Venezuela.

Published in Features
Thursday, 08 July 2010 12:35

Profile: Inga Sempé

Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock. The incessant ticking of the wall clock fills the Paris apartment every time the conversation goes quiet, as if it’s reminding Inga Sempé that time is running out.

Published in Features
Thursday, 08 July 2010 12:34

SANAA's Rolex Learning Centre

Walking through the Rolex Learning Centre is like being inside a pinball machine. The building summons you on circuitous routes, propelling you around islands and dropping you into holes.

Published in Features
Thursday, 08 July 2010 12:18

Is Design Playing With Your Emotions?

Is design playing with your 
emotions? What objects are most special to you? Which do you love?

Published in Features
Thursday, 08 July 2010 12:18

Relics

Relics offers an alien vision of curious structures, at first entirely unplaceable.

Published in GALLERY

Conversation between architect Alejandro Aravena, filmmaker Gary Hustwit, designer Christien Meindertsma and journalist Bruce Nussbaum, moderated by Justin McGuirk, during Design Indaba, Cape Town, 26 February 2010.

Published in Features
Thursday, 08 July 2010 11:27

Attila

Herzog & de Meuron did the sets and Miuccia Prada made the costumes for this bout of Verdi at the Met.

Published in Review
Thursday, 08 July 2010 11:21

Crash

The Gagosian has gathered the art world’s great and good in tribute to the late author JG Ballard.

Published in Review
Thursday, 08 July 2010 08:47

The Milan Furniture Fair: Chairless

Chairless will be one of the talking points of Milan: it’s a chair with none of the attributes the word implies.

Published in News
Thursday, 08 July 2010 07:00

Jon Harrison: Dual Purpose

Jon Harrison takes everyday objects and tweaks them to be more useful. It’s a clever second look at the life of mass-manufactured products.

Published in Features
Thursday, 08 July 2010 06:18

The Milan Furniture Fair Part 1

The Milan Furniture Fair promises to be as vibrant as ever, although the recession is still likely to loom large.

Published in News
Thursday, 08 July 2010 06:17

The Milan Furniture Fair Part 2

The Milan Furniture Fair promises to be as vibrant as ever, although the recession is still likely to loom large.

Published in News
Wednesday, 07 July 2010 16:08

La Llotja by Mecanoo

La Llotja is a theatre and conference centre in Lleida, Spain, by Dutch architecture practice Mecanoo.

Published in News
Wednesday, 07 July 2010 16:01

J'adore Aglisia by Rafael Schmidt

A photobooth has been transformed into a confessional by Zurich-based architect Rafael Schmidt.

Published in News
Wednesday, 07 July 2010 15:53

Masataka Matsumura womenswear collection

Origami was the starting point for Masataka Matsumura’s first womenswear collection for the Italian-Japanese fashion brand Giuliano Fujiwara.

Published in News
Wednesday, 07 July 2010 15:35

Shigeru Ban's Pompidou Centre

Eighteen kilometres of beams go into the vast undulating roof of the Centre Pompidou-Metz in north-east France, designed by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban and Paris-based Jean de Gastines.

Published in News
Wednesday, 07 July 2010 15:16

A Quilted Cube by Enric Ruiz-Geli

A quilted cube inspired by jellyfish has been erected in Barcelona’s [email protected] science and technology district.

Published in News
Wednesday, 07 July 2010 15:03

Daniel Rybakken

Daniel Rybakken is a designer with a singular mission.

Published in News

The idea behind Edificio Cruz del Sur’s arrowhead shape was “to liberate the ground”, say its designers, Izquierdo Lehmann Arquitectos.

Published in News
Wednesday, 07 July 2010 14:39

KAUST by Daniel Tobin

“It wasn’t created magically on the computer,” says Daniel Tobin.

Published in News
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