Propaganda Posters were a vital way of instilling the values of the new order after the Civil War in China, but they quickly diverged from the socialist realist template
New instalation in Snarkitecture challenges the perception of visual art and architecture as distinctive forces.
The Maison & Objet 2018 Paris show signalled a return to traditional techniques, but with a contemporary feel
As the Cape Town festival dedicated to alternative approaches nears, we pick out the speakers not to miss
It may not have the sex appeal of its predecessors, but we should pause a while before the KX100 kiosk leaves our lives for good
Cutesy food packaging, Pokemon Go, adult ball pits … why can’t we all just grow up, wonders Debika Ray
Fashion has so far resisted the pull of digital technology, but now architects and designers are joining forces to revolutionise the industry’s way of working, says Debika Ray
Part investor, part industry-navigator, Map Project Office helps crowdfunded ideas to become a reality. Could this be a model for other studios to follow, asks Will Wiles?
London studio NB offers a helping hand as the summer game struggles out of its white trousers and tries to fit into something a little more urban
An independent streak runs through Italy’s 20 regions, reflected in their mish-mash of local flags. Lombardy’s Studio Temp calls for a little visual unity
In our latest issue, we take an exclusive look at Ma Yansong’s Huangshan Mountain Village, interview SANAA's Ryue Nishizawa, consider the future of human labour and meet the Italian designers reviving traditional craft
We spoke to Kingston University's new head of product and furniture design Sebastian Bergne last year as he celebrated 25 years of his practice
Xintiandi, home to a two-week design festival at this year’s Design Shanghai, laid the ground for a new wave of developments that mix retail, cafes and public space
The ‘Kagan look’ took mid-century modern design and added organic forms, a sense of joy – and even comfort. No wonder he is so often overlooked, says John Jervis
Edwin Heathcote, Oliver Wainwright, Catherine Slessor and David Lane will be among those speaking at a series of events in February and March
Annica and Marie Eklund, the flooring company’s directors spoke to us as they launched three new collections in Stockholm