Tuesday, 13 May 2014 15:47

New South African design

An energetic new generation of South African designers is finding a global audience for the country’s local design scenes, from Cape Town’s Woodstock district to the bustle of Johannesburg, writes Emma O’Kelly

Published in Features
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 10:09

Designing for Disaster

National Building Museum, Washington
11 May – 2 August 2014

Published in Diary
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 10:09

Clerkenwell Design Week

Clerkenwell Design Week
20–22 May 2014

Published in Diary
Monday, 12 May 2014 17:49

Wegner – Just One Good Chair

Designmuseum Danmark, Copenhagen
Until 2 November 2014

Published in Diary
Monday, 14 April 2014 09:00

Stephen Willats at Raven Row

An exhibition of the conceptual artist’s early, design-influenced work includes some surprisingly appealing objects, says Fatema Ahmed

Published in Review
Monday, 10 March 2014 16:54

Coralie Gourguechon: Paper speaker

Coralie Gourguechon shows the simplicity of everyday electronic devices by creating a sound system on a single sheet of card.

Published in News

New Zealander Jake Evill turned a broken arm into a learning experience, redesigning the orthopaedic cast as a digitally devised “exoskeleton”

Published in Features

Vitamins, Design and Invention Studio likes to bring a touch of wonder to its products. For its latest trick, it has created a collapsible wheel for wheelchairs that can be folded down with the frame

Published in Features

The young Finnish designer’s curiosity about materials, and confidence in using them, has already resulted in a diverse portfolio of work.

Published in Features
Tuesday, 22 October 2013 16:45

PearsonLloyd: Reflective design

After years of staying out of its clients’ spotlight, PearsonLloyd’s recent exhibition at Great Western Studios gave its founders a chance to reflect on their body of work.

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
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

Neri Oxman's experiments with 3D printing include furniture coverings that behave like skin, clothes that mimic a spider's thread and medical equipment modelled onw animal fur. Could such "biologically inspired" design hold the key to the technology's future?

Published in Features

In his new book, the R&B renaissance man invites us into his world – along with Zaha Hadid, Anna Wintour and Buzz Aldrin. It’s a hard offer to turn down.

Published in Review
Thursday, 20 December 2012 12:37

The Icon Awards evening

On 6 December we launched the first ever Icon Awards at an Awards evening for all our nominees, where the winners were announced and presented with their trophies. It was a great evening and our guests enjoyed Ketel One cocktails, Asahi beer and canapés from Ginger Jar Food.

Published in News
Monday, 24 September 2012 11:24

Craftica by FormaFantasma

Formafantasma has collaborated with Fendi on a range of primitive-looking tools and furniture that seeks to explore the tactile qualities of leather

Published in News
Monday, 23 April 2012 14:51

Skycig

Equipped with nicotine cartridges in various flavours and a screw-in battery pack, Skycig smokeless cigarettes promise a “perfect alternative to traditional cigs”. But can an electronic stick really replace the rituals and sensations associated with smoking? Here’s our review.

Published in Review
Friday, 19 August 2011 14:11

Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo

What did the design of the spacesuit have to do with 1970s urban planning?

Published in Review
Friday, 19 August 2011 14:06

Belgrade Design Week

William Wiles finds that Serbia’s creative industries give reason to be hopeful as tensions run high after the arrest of Ratko Mladic.

Published in Review
Friday, 19 August 2011 10:50

Clerkenwell Design Week 2011

The design festival made quite an impression (literally, in the case of Lulu Guinness’s Pin Art Machine) in this, its second year, with more than 150 events, an impressive array of exhibitors and a Victorian prison teeming with emerging designers.

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