Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:32

Beautiful rejects

“There’s a saying in our trade: the better the idea, the more unlikely it will see the light of day,” says Sam Hecht, partner of design studio Industrial Facility.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:30

South London Gallery by 6a Architects

The Victorian terrace house on Peckham Road had been empty for years. It was a derelict shell adjoined to a grand piece of civic Victoriana.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:27

A German mountain hut by AFF

This mountain hut hides a ghostly secret.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:25

Rebranding Britain

What does England” 
mean today? That would be the question facing any designer looking to reinvent our national symbol.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:23

Conversation: Guixé and Henderson

Conversation between designer Marti Guixé and chef and restaurateur Fergus Henderson.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:20

The New Decor

In tackling home furnishings for the Hayward’s summer blockbuster, artists are catching up with design.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:18

Surreal House

The surrealists make themselves at home in the Barbican.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:17

Form, Function, Beauty = Gestalt

Max Bill, the modernists’ modernist, was dogmatic, moralistic, high-minded and anti just about everything – but we could use a few more like him.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:16

Restless Cities

From doughnuts to bombs, a collection of essays on the mutations of the city.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:14

1.1 Architects Build Small Spaces

You can really feel the architecture in the V&A’s little buildings.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:13

The Apple Ipad

Since the launch of the Apple iPad six months ago, the world of digital magazines has seen fevered activity and hyperbolic punditry.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:11

Branches by Simon Heijdens

Branches is a new addition to London-based designer Simon Heijdens’ digital plant series, shown by Gallery Libby Sellers at Design Miami/Basel in June.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:09

Basel: Port Light by Alexander Taylor

Port light is British designer Alexander Taylor’s first project for London’s David Gill Galleries, shown at Design Miami/Basel in June.

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Prayer has always been an essential part of life for the Poor Clares, an order of nuns.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:05

A Portugese Chapel by Pedro Mauricio Borges

The local priest changed architect Pedro Mauricio Borges’ mind about the location of this chapel.

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Wednesday, 03 August 2011 17:09

El Porvenir by Giancarlo Mazzanti Arquitectos

El Porvenir is a school in Bogotá, Colombia, by Giancarlo Mazzanti Arquitectos.

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Wednesday, 03 August 2011 17:07

Mimesis Museum by Alvaro Siza

Álvaro Siza’s Mimesis Museum in South Korea is a modern art gallery for a collector and art-book publisher.

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Wednesday, 03 August 2011 17:05

The Westway

The Westway, which opened in July 1970, is a botched modernist operation, as if part of Los Angeles’ freeway system has been grafted on to bypass west London’s coagulated arteries 
– only for London’s weakly pumping heart to reject it.

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Wednesday, 03 August 2011 16:57

Jovan Jelovac

Some of design’s biggest names gathered in Serbia for the fifth annual Belgrade Design Week in June, and the festival’s outspoken founder told us why he feels creativity can save the Balkans.

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Thursday, 17 December 2009 20:10

Enzo Mari

Design's angry lion sets the world to rights.

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