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Neue Nationalgalerie reopens after ‘surgical’ restoration by David Chipperfield

The iconic Berlin gallery designed by Mies van der Rohe underwent an extensive refurbishment which balanced conservation with future needs The Neue Nationalgalerie, the modernist

Architecture

Switzerland’s largest housing complex retrofitted

The listed modernist estate in Geneva underwent an 11-year ‘high-tech’ renovation that prioritises longevity and thermal performance Geneva-based Jaccaud Spicher Architectes Associés has completed the

Architecture

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

Three World Trade Center by Richard Rogers. Photo by JJBers Richard Rogers is one of the best known architects of the later 20th century, known

Architecture
Alvar Aalto: Finland’s most famous designer

Alvar Aalto: Finland’s most famous designer

Vyborg Library with furniture all designed by Alvar Aalto. Photo by Ninara via Flickr Finnish architect Alvar  Aalto was a well-known modernist whose style was

Architecture
Vorticism: A brief history of a brief movement

Vorticism: A brief history of a brief movement

  Vorticism was a short-lived radical art movement in Britain that celebrated urbanity and the age of the machine. Vorticism was a British avant-garde group

Design
More than 60 years on the Eames Chair is still a classic

More than 60 years on the Eames Chair is still a classic

A modern take on the nineteenth-century club chair, the Eames Lounge Chair has become a classic. The Eames lounge chair and its matching ottoman were

Design
The Barcelona Chair: A modernist classic

The Barcelona Chair: A modernist classic

The Barcelona Chair is one of the most recognisable and iconic designs of the last century. Still frequently used in interiors, the chair epitomises elegance

Design

The Louvre and its great glass pyramid

  Once a royal residence, the Louvre Museum’s palatial courtyard now centres around a crystalline glass pyramid The Louvre sits on the right bank of

Architecture

Neue Nationalgalerie by Mies van der Rohe

Why Mies van der Rohe’s final building is perhaps his most iconic. By Beatrice Galilee It was in Berlin that Ludwig Mies van der Rohe began

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New Eileen Gray retrospective to open in New York next week

 Eileen Gray’s design for Boudoir de Monte Carlo 1923. Courtesy of Archives Galerie Gilles Peyroulet, Paris Curator Cloé Pitiot speaks about the upcoming Eileen Gray

Design

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This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

The National Portrait Gallery reveals major exhibition celebrating the black figure with never-before-seen paintings

Camira unveils Blazer, a high performance upholstery fabric available in 77 shades

Meet the Finnish fashion label giving unprocessed wool new life through upcycling

Discover A@W London’s high-calibre talks programme

Two Australian brothers handcraft their own aluminium furniture style

Clément Cividino’s restoration of a 1960s fibreglass pod by Nikolaos Xasteros lands in the Spanish countryside

Design Icon: Alessi’s experimental 1983 Tea and Coffee Piazza

Atelier L’Abri completes silver-clad house in forested hills of Canadian Laurentians




Architects

This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

Clément Cividino’s restoration of a 1960s fibreglass pod by Nikolaos Xasteros lands in the Spanish countryside

Atelier L’Abri completes silver-clad house in forested hills of Canadian Laurentians

Architecture Icon: The post-war designs of Yrjö and Irmeli Kukkapuro live on in their unique home studio

Architecture Icon: How the Noguchi Musuem advances the appreciation of its founder’s art and legacy

Photographer Ruben Hughes shares how he captures the streets of New York and Copenhagen

Architecture Icon: Alvar and Aino Aalto’s house in Helsinki bears all the hallmarks of their approach to design

A new exhibition at Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center celebrates Albert Frey

Hérault Arnod Architectures teams up with Dutch artist Krijn de Koning to design mobile museum for MUMO and Centre Pompidou


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The National Portrait Gallery reveals major exhibition celebrating the black figure with never-before-seen paintings

Meet the Finnish fashion label giving unprocessed wool new life through upcycling

Two Australian brothers handcraft their own aluminium furniture style

Design Icon: Alessi’s experimental 1983 Tea and Coffee Piazza

Editor’s picks: We meet the creatives shaking up Stockholm Design Week 2024

Five emerging design highlights from Stockholm Furniture Fair

Miminat Designs’ new furniture collection celebrates the aesthetic beauty of brutalism

TAKT is rethinking the way we design, build and sell furniture with its simple self-assembly furniture

Draga & Aurel’s new FLARE collection explores the power of refraction


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This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

The National Portrait Gallery reveals major exhibition celebrating the black figure with never-before-seen paintings

Camira unveils Blazer, a high performance upholstery fabric available in 77 shades

Meet the Finnish fashion label giving unprocessed wool new life through upcycling

Discover A@W London’s high-calibre talks programme

Two Australian brothers handcraft their own aluminium furniture style

Clément Cividino’s restoration of a 1960s fibreglass pod by Nikolaos Xasteros lands in the Spanish countryside

Design Icon: Alessi’s experimental 1983 Tea and Coffee Piazza

Atelier L’Abri completes silver-clad house in forested hills of Canadian Laurentians