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Photoshop turns 25

In the decades since it was first released, Thomas Knoll's digital darkroom has become a brand, a verb and a defining symbol of our image-led culture, says Sam Jacob

Published in Icon of the Month

The Stockholm-based design studio is working with small, local manufacturers to realise its vision of a 21st-century Scandinavian aesthetic.

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The village of Harads has become an unlikely destination of architectural pilgrimage, all because of some rather beautiful tree houses.

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We take a peek at some of the new releases during the Stockholm Furniture Fair.

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Wednesday, 10 August 2011 16:05

The House That Made Me

Charles Holland enjoys the period details of celebrities’ childhood homes, but wishes that somebody would point out the elephant in the room.

Published in Review
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 15:56

Fashion East

The Cold War of clothing is explored in this intriguing study of fashion under socialism.

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Lutyens’ epic work is memorialised in obsessive detail, but Kieran Long is still left wanting more.

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Wednesday, 10 August 2011 15:33

The Autopoiesis of Architecture

Patrik Schumacher’s grand theory of contemporary architecture fails to convince Douglas Murphy.

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Some artists take a very hands-on approach to architecture – digging it up, twisting it and slicing it up. We meet Mary Ellen Carroll, who is rotating a suburban house, and Richard Wilson, who punctures and dissects buildings.

Published in Features
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 14:55

Profile: Dan Graham

Dan Graham has built more than 50 mirrored pavilions around the world. The culturally omnivorous artist and critic talks us through these ethereal, disorientating objects, which have influenced architects from SANAA to Herzog & de Meuron.

Published in Features
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 14:27

Profile: Olafur Eliasson

A preoccupation with public space has always been at the heart of Olafur Eliasson’s work. Now the Danish-Icelandic artist is designing his first solo building. “The mistake,” he says, “is claiming that what I’m doing is architecture”.

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Wednesday, 10 August 2011 12:43

Interview: Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei, who has been called called “a surgeon of space”, had his studio complex in Shanghai demolished by the Chinese authorities in January – just months after he built it at their request.

Published in Features
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 12:21

BioCouture by Suzanne Lee

London designer Suzanne Lee’s clothes are made from sheets of cellulose grown from bacteria and yeast – could this be the path to environmentally friendly fashion?

Published in News
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 12:14

Sofitel Vienna by Jean Nouvel

The slick black suites and lounges of the French architect’s Viennese hotel succeed where One New Change failed.

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Wednesday, 10 August 2011 12:02

House 77 by José Cadilhe

A Portuguese house has a facade perforated with “siglas poveiras”, ancient symbols used by local fishermen to mark their possessions and bring good luck.

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Wednesday, 10 August 2011 11:47

Kutani by Hayón

A traditional Japanese firm of porcelain manufacturers had brought in Spanish designer Jaime Hayón to give its range a fresh look.

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Wednesday, 10 August 2011 11:41

Kramer House by LP Architektur

Austrian practice LP Architektur has designed a timber-clad modernist “Passivhaus” cut into a hillside near Salzburg.

Published in News
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 11:31

Morphosis in Shanghai

Morphosis completes its first Chinese project – a manmade island of executive and recreational facilities united under a vast green roof.

Published in News
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 11:23

Photoshop

In the decades since it was first released, Thomas Knoll’s digital darkroom has become a brand, a verb and a defining symbol of our image-led culture

Published in Icon of the Month
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 11:05

Five Most Wanted: Tom Emerson

I am very interested in the process and evolution of design, although there are very few actual products I really desire. We just have too many things.

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