Wednesday, 25 January 2017 12:34

Highlights: Maison & Objet

January’s edition of the Parisian exhibition showed French designers in fine form, says Peter Smisek

Published in News
Monday, 23 June 2014 16:07

Terence Woodgate

Some simple, innovative and beautiful designs that are pleasing to the eye and to the hand. All designed with longevity in mind, to be enjoyed every single day for a very long time

Published in Five Most Wanted
Thursday, 15 May 2014 11:15

Design Shanghai 2014

The inaugural event brought together a diverse range of products and brands and heralded the arrival of China on the international design stage

Published in News
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 16:05

Designers take on ritual objects

Attempts to reimagine objects at the centre of rituals have proliferated in recent years, as designers seek to restore meaning to age-old habits and symbolism to significant but fleeting moments. Are such items bridging the gap between tradition and modernity or merely commodifying faith?

Published in Features
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 11:17

Postmodernism

A rollercoaster ride through three decades of cynicism exposes the crassness of an era best left behind, says William Wiles.

Published in Review