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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

Unique service tackling homelessness launched in Lewisham

RNIB’s Design for Everyone campaign unveils first pregnancy test for those with sight loss

Anna Heringer wins 2020 Obel Award for Anandaloy project in Bangladesh

This Hong Kong kindergarten is designed as an indoor playground

A new furniture collection embraces the future of design

Church on a boat: Denizen Works completes the Genesis Floating Church

Why architects need to consider emotional inhabitance

New version of Barber and Osgerby’s Tip Ton chair made from upcycled household waste

Car park in historic French town transformed by Antonio Virga into new cinema and public space

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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Unique service tackling homelessness launched in Lewisham

RNIB’s Design for Everyone campaign unveils first pregnancy test for those with sight loss

Anna Heringer wins 2020 Obel Award for Anandaloy project in Bangladesh

This Hong Kong kindergarten is designed as an indoor playground

A new furniture collection embraces the future of design

Church on a boat: Denizen Works completes the Genesis Floating Church

Why architects need to consider emotional inhabitance

New version of Barber and Osgerby’s Tip Ton chair made from upcycled household waste

Car park in historic French town transformed by Antonio Virga into new cinema and public space

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 preview: 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