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
Thursday, 08 October 2015 00:00

Mirrors: Surface tension

A mirror’s function has always been to provide an accurate likeness. So why are recent designs more interested in playing with the viewer’s sense of identity?

Published in Features
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 00:00

Stress toys: One-hit wonders

There is an entire industry of objects designed to be pulled, squeezed, bashed or smashed in a bid to relieve stress. Aleksandra Kingo photographed them for our latest issue, Sins

Published in Features
Monday, 03 August 2015 00:00

Icon 147: Sins

From beautiful sex toys to greedy development, in this issue we explore how the worlds of design and architecture enable our sinful ways or attempt an antidote

Published in Comment