How architecture embraced performativity over functionality and blurred the boundaries between design and production
We celebrate the the centenary of the design school with a look at the lesser known impact it had globally, its influence in Israel and its surprising relationship with Expressionism. Plus: our reviews of the Shed and the Design Museum's Kubrick exhibition
Spikes were once reactionary, but it is increasingly apparent that developers are defining earlier who they want to include and who they do not
In this month's issue we find out about exciting new bio materials, buildings that breathe and the artist giving light a physical form
With the opening of David Adjaye's exhibition on Making Memory at the Design Museum, we explore the role of architecture in remembrance, discuss the power of memorials and look at how virtual reality is shaping identities. Plus: interviews with High Line architect Elizabeth Diller and designer Grace Wales Bonner.
The inner city roundabout never made sense. It’s no surprise that it has reached the end of the road
Like cute puppies, micro-living taps into our innate fascination for the miniature, and strangely tends to appeal to those who can afford something bigger
These futile exercises in preserving the past are just fig leaves to cover contemporary architecture’s shame
A mainstay of any (and seemingly every) trade show, the single-use badges are not only tedious but a waste of plastic
Einstein's belief that time is an illusion is constantly challenged by an industry that exalts in clunking excess
No matter how often hotels update their image, their baggage system remains weirdly stuck in the 1970s, writes Edwin Heathcote
Weighed down by student debt and living costs, millennials now have another burden to carry: the Deliveroo backpack
Germany once ruled the auto industry, but all that’s left today are nods to history, macho fascias, broad haunches, sagging sides – and cheating on emissions tests, says John Jervis
The modernist dream has gone badly awry when the only way to make good design “affordable” is to render it entirely pointless
From UK high streets to the playgrounds of the international jet set, why does everyone want to get trussed up like a DayGlo Michelin Man, asks John Jervis?
Passengers sensitive to the mindless abuse of Madchester-era colour schemes may wish to seek alternative means of transport