Thursday, 05 September 2013 14:17

St Louis Art Museum by David Chipperfield

David Chipperfield’s extension to an art museum designed by Cass Gilbert in 1904 is a characteristically subtle addition to the original.

Published in News
Thursday, 05 September 2013 14:16

Designers of the future

As part of its annual award for emerging practices, W Hotels sent three designers abroad to learn from and create alternative aesthetics. 

Published in News
Friday, 09 August 2013 14:44

United Micro Kingdoms

Dunne & Raby envisages four futures for the United Kingdom, each displaying a different attitude to technology. Will Wiles considers the options.

Published in Review
Thursday, 08 August 2013 15:57

Tower House by Gluck+

Architect Gluck+ has designed a house for its principal that evokes the feeling of being in a treehouse from the comfort of a rooftop terrace.

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Friday, 02 August 2013 15:23

The Shed: experimental theatre

Haworth Tompkins’ red box on London’s South Bank tests directors and actors in an intimate space and highlights the contrast between temporary and permanent structures.

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Friday, 02 August 2013 15:12

The Bride and the Bachelors

Marcel Duchamp is the ghost at the party at this exhibition about his influence on four great American artists, says Fleur Darkin.

Published in Review
Monday, 29 July 2013 15:50

The green screen

Cinema has come a long way since an actor first sat in front of a coloured screen and pretended to fly a magic carpet. But today’s hyper-real digital worlds still start with a lurid green wall.

Published in Icon of the Month
Thursday, 25 July 2013 13:08

Queen Alia International Airport

Foster + Partners’ airport in the Jordanian desert uses local materials and Islamic motifs, but surprises arriving passengers with lush greenery

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Beals & Lyon, a young Santiago practice, seeks to draw people back to the city’s parks with a series of timber pavilions and pathways in which one might get lost.

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Friday, 12 July 2013 12:28

Patricia Urquiola: Chairs for Moroso

The Spanish architect and designer thinks that it's never been a more interesting time to be a furniture designer.

Published in News
Wednesday, 10 July 2013 17:03

Pevsner guides

Maddison Graphic refurbishes a venerable institution with a typeface built from architectural elements.

Published in Rethink
Wednesday, 03 July 2013 15:30

Flip House: Fougeron's room with a view

A San Francisco home has been remodelled with a rear facade of triangulating glass, allowing views over the city from the sofa.

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Wednesday, 03 July 2013 13:00

Collectors: Paul Smith

Since the launch of his first store in 1970, Paul Smith has mixed his fashion designs with the collection of curiosities that inspire them. He refers to this ever expanding hoard, which overflows his disorderly office and fills storage facilities, as The Department of Silly.

Published in Features
Tuesday, 02 July 2013 11:23

Collectors: David Rockwell

The fragmentary patterns created by kaleidoscopes have long enchanted the New York architect and helped to add a sense of the spectacular to many of his biggest projects.

Published in Features

Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas’s aluminium-clad store for 180km of state papers is inevitably imposing, but manages to retain a human scale.

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Friday, 28 June 2013 14:30

Collectors: Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers has always urged people to consider the dialogue between structures in a cityscape, rather than just individual buildings – an interest that can be traced back to his mother’s arrangements of ceramic pots that occupy a central space in his home

Published in Features
Monday, 24 June 2013 18:14

Collectors: Peter Marigold

The London-based designer is fascinated by imperfections in everyday objects – the “runts of production”. It is only when things go wrong, he says, that we can appreciate how things are made.

Published in Features
Friday, 21 June 2013 17:49

Concrete by Matali Crasset

Matali Crasset's furniture, made from a new super-light type of concrete, aims to make us rethink the role of the material in the home.

Published in News
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 15:33

Desert Utopia: Donald Judd's Marfa

In the mid 1970s, the artist Donald Judd moved from New York to Marfa and remodelled the remote Texas town according to his minimalist aesthetic. We visit the art oasis that has influenced and inspired a new generation of architects and designers.

Published in Features
Thursday, 16 May 2013 11:00

Metahaven – Islands in the clouds

Sukhdev Sandhu visits the first museum exhibition by Metahaven, the studio that branded Wikileaks.

Published in Review
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