Design movements have their core principles and significant levels of influence, but there are ideas in the history of design that have crossed over and changed the way we think about objects. Here we pick five that made an impact
The most influential ideas in design are those that shaped material culture. In this extract from 100 Ideas That Changed Design, find out about the principle that links Swiss railway clocks and Ikea mugs
Furniture designer Martino Gamper talks to design critic Alice Rawsthorn about his creative practice across exhibition design, interiors and designing mass-produced products for major furniture brands.
Dubai Design Week is the biggest the most commercial of the Middle Eastern design fairs, and the two women running the main events mean business
Ivy Ross is in charge of Google's hardware design, and as such it's probably just a matter of time before you own one of her soft, discreet creations. Just don't think about the data harvesting...
The humble trainer is now the default footwear for all ages, nationalities and genders, accepted well beyond the sports field to the workplace, catwalk, and (most) nightclubs. So how has it stayed so fresh?