Monday, 05 November 2018 09:41

Midnight Modern: Palms Springs by night

Now in its fourth series, Tom Blachford’s Midnight Modern captures the modernist architecture of Palm Springs, California, using only the light of the full moon

Published in GALLERY
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 15:59

The Getty Center: Meier's masterpiece at 20

The institution’s travertine fortress is Richard Meier’s magnum opus – the perfect embodiment of a contemplative approach to culture now vanished

Published in Icon of the Month

In our latest issue, we journey through the Golden State, looking at everything from the influence of Silicon Valley and the branding of Hyperloop to the design of burger joints and the burgeoning cannabis industry

Published in Comment
Friday, 17 March 2017 10:51


Design Museum, London
24 May — 15 October 2017

Published in Diary
Monday, 16 May 2016 00:12

Design, Bitches

The duo’s irreverent style is taking LA by storm, writes Pauline O’Connor

Published in Features

With the modular Google Ara mobile phone, the San Francisco-based technology designer and founder of New Deal Design hopes to challenge the culture of disposability that has developed around technology

Published in News
Thursday, 16 July 2015 00:00

Alison Berger

The glass artist’s latest light designs are inspired by scientific apparatus, but she still prefers the imprecision of the handmade aesthetic

Published in News
Wednesday, 10 June 2015 00:00

Morag Myerscough

The graphic artist and placemaker reveals her plan to move an icon of postwar Californian modernism to north London and fill it with Mexican folk art and Barry White albums ...

Published in Five Most Wanted
Thursday, 28 May 2015 01:00

Inside the Dayglo factory

Fluorescent DayGlo paints were invented by two Californian brothers in the quest to perfect their magic show. Having left a mark on everything from psychedelia to health and safety, the colours are still made using the same processes, and in the same street, as they were 70 years ago

Published in Features
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 00:00

Pezo Solo House

A home by Pezo von Ellrichshausen is the first of several designed by the "Pritzker prize winners of the next 30 years" on a Spanish architecture park

Published in News
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 15:27

Vault House

Johnston Marklee’s beachside house in California plays with light and shadow, without forgetting the ocean view.

Published in News
Thursday, 01 March 2012 10:15

Yucca Crater by Ball-Nogues Studio

Ball-Nogues Studio has created a hidden oasis in California’s Mojave Desert, which doubled as a mould for an artwork made of shiny steel balls.

Published in News
Friday, 30 September 2011 11:33

Kona Residence by Hagy Belzberg

Hagy Belzberg weaves traditional Hawaiian features into a luxurious home in the shadow of the world’s most active volcano.

Published in News
Friday, 19 August 2011 15:47

Variate Labs' future furniture robots

The robots of the future, says Variate Labs’ Miles Kemp, won’t be humanoid servants. They will be the buildings and furniture around us, shape-shifting to our needs. Architecture will be in the hands of the user – or an army of intelligent nanobots.

Published in Features