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The Festival of Britain at 70: questioning the myth

The 1951 festival has long been the victim of selective memory – it’s time we got the story straight

Design
07.05.21

Explore Portuguese innovation, sustainability and contemporary design at The Hotel Show Dubai 2021

Associative Design brings ‘The Best of Portugal’ to the Middle East

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05.05.21

Public installation ‘Arena for a Tree’ opens in Basel

The walk-in installation by Klaus Littmann, with integrated seating, is an homage to nature

Design
04.05.21

Yotam Ottolenghi launches colourful tableware collection

Designed in collaboration with with Italian artist Ivo Bisignano and Belgian brand Serax, FEAST promotes the pleasure of sharing food

Design
29.04.21

Virtual exhibition celebrates designers of Montreal

FICTIONS, an initiative from Collectif des Créateurs Canadiens (CCC), showcases the work of eight designers in an 'atypical love letter' to Montreal

Design
23.04.21

An organically shaped table with a modular design

TON introduces the P.O.V. collection, a furniture range defined by its unique shape seen from every angle

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20.04.21

London bridges lit up as part of Illuminated River project

Stretching from Blackfriars to Lambeth, five newly illuminated bridges mark the completion of Leo Villareal's project, which will be in place for 10 years

Design
16.04.21

Breathing Pavilion by Ekene Ijeoma creates a space of sanctuary in Brooklyn

The illuminated installation encourages communal calm and hope amid crisis

Design
14.04.21

Uncover Portuguese design at The Hotel Show Dubai 2021

Associative Design showcases ‘The Best of Portugal’ in the Middle East

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14.04.21

Fireplace technology that puts simplicity and control at your fingertips

Focus launches the gas Gyrofocus: an icon reinvented

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14.04.21

Tom Dixon launches new designs ‘virtually’ in Milan

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of Salone del Mobile, the British designer hosts '24 Hours in Milan'

Design
13.04.21

Morag Myerscough’s new installation in London champions hope and joy

The colourful bamboo structure, titled See Through, is part of the Wander Art trail and responds to the impact of the pandemic

Design
09.04.21

Quarta & Armando designs Shanghai nightclub for post-pandemic cultural revival

The design and architecture studio used light and material to create an immersive clubbing experience

Design
26.03.21

Note Design Studio rethinks the public bench

The studio's new flexible system of urban furniture is designed to accommodate the outdoor social life tentatively anticipated in the post-lockdown era

Design
26.03.21

Virtual exhibition showcases experimental Danish design

The Mindcraft Project's new interactive show features ten inventive designers from Denmark

Design
17.03.21

A bathroom solution that meets the needs of modern society

Ideal Standard launches landmark Atelier Collections combining practicality, purity and elegance

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17.03.21

Studio Paolo Ferrari designs cannabis shop full of bold shapes and colours

The Alchemy shop for legal cannabis in Toronto adopts a ‘David Lynchian aesthetic’

Design
16.03.21

New corten-steel coastal walkway opens in Bastia

Designed by Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes, the promenade clings to the rocky foundations of the Corsican city's 14th-century citadel

Architecture
10.03.21

Faye Toogood launches first homeware collection

The British designer has developed her first range of homeware with a sculptural approach

Design
09.03.21

Urban Sun installation claims to ‘clean’ public spaces of coronavirus

Aimed at enabling outdoor gatherings, the Studio Roosegaarde project cites effects of far-UVC light

Design
04.03.21

Logomotive: a history of American railroad graphics

A new book surveys the design of railway graphics – from logos to advertising – in 20th-century US

Design
26.02.21

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Yinka Ilori creates colourful ‘launderette’ in London

London community workshops turn waste into homeware

Hélène Binet’s architectural photography celebrated in Royal Academy show

Estudio Herreros-designed Munch museum opens in Oslo

‘Modernist Glade’ created in Milton Keynes by Hayatsu Architects and Tue Greenfort

WilkinsonEyre completes Lord’s Cricket Ground stands

Nike opens LeBron James Innovation Center

OMA transforms historic Berlin department store 

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation


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Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Yinka Ilori creates colourful ‘launderette’ in London

London community workshops turn waste into homeware

Hélène Binet’s architectural photography celebrated in Royal Academy show

Estudio Herreros-designed Munch museum opens in Oslo

‘Modernist Glade’ created in Milton Keynes by Hayatsu Architects and Tue Greenfort

WilkinsonEyre completes Lord’s Cricket Ground stands

Nike opens LeBron James Innovation Center

OMA transforms historic Berlin department store 

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation


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