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Posts tagged 'Britain'

The enduring appeal of Lucienne Day’s designs

Lucienne Day in 1951.- ©Robin & Lucienne Day Foundation/photo: Studio Briggs The enduring appeal of Lucienne Day’s post-war textiles owes as much to her organic,

Features

Architectural legacy of the European Union: What remains after Brexit?

For decades, the built landscape of Britain has been shaped by European funding. So how will future historians view the ruins of the EU era,

Features

‘It’s all very tribal’ – Donna Loveday on the Cycle Revolution

We spoke to the Design Museum curator ahead of an exhibition, opening today, that looks at the lifestyles, motives and attitudes of cyclists in Britain

News

Miliband, Cameron and kitchen politics

Last week’s fuss over Ed Miliband’s home made clear that the kitchen is now the principal representational space of the house – a room that

Comment

Staging Disorder

An exhibition of photography depicts the eerie, artificial towns used to train the police and military for conflict Photographs of the fake buildings, streets and

GALLERY

Ordinary Beauty: The Photography of Edwin Smith

Smith’s images lovingly capture a Britain that was soon to disappear, if not the forces that would destroy it, says Owen Hatherley Over the past

Review

A New Kind of Bleak

Sukhdev Sandhu finds that Owen Hatherley’s Angry Young Man approach to the banality of modern Britain is as bracing as ever Owen Hatherley’s Stakhanovite output,

Review

Designing 007: 50 Years of Bond Style

If the semiotic scattercast of Danny Boyle’s 2012 Olympics opening ceremony proved anything, it’s this: James Bond remains central to Britain’s national imagination. Peter Pan

Review

Kenneth Grange: Making Britain Modern

The Design Museum’s show devoted to Kenneth Grange says as much about postwar Britain as it does about the legendary designer “We used to make

Review
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Kenneth Grange: Making Britain Modern

The Design Museum’s show devoted to Kenneth Grange says as much about postwar Britain as it does about the legendary designer “We used to make

Review

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population

A new building for Axel Springer has been designed by OMA architects

ICON meets the industrial designer interrogating the notion of ‘Swedishness’

Atelier Rampazzi completes five-storey apartment block in Switzerland

Superflex’s co-designed play sculptures in Billund


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population

A new building for Axel Springer has been designed by OMA architects

ICON meets the industrial designer interrogating the notion of ‘Swedishness’

Atelier Rampazzi completes five-storey apartment block in Switzerland

Superflex’s co-designed play sculptures in Billund


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality