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A brief history of the Bubble Chair

The Bubble Chair by Eero Aarnio. Image courtesy of Eero Aarnio Originals Eero Aarnio’s iconic Bubble Chair is a clear, ball-shaped seat that hangs from

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Philippe Starck’s Ghost Chair: A modern classic based on a French monarch’s seat

 The Louis Ghost chair by Philippe Starck for Kartell. Image courtesy of Kartell. Philippe Starck based the design for the translucent Ghost chair on a

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Craft, sustainability and emerging designers at Paris’ Maison & Objet

At the Paris design fair, several emerging design brands are pushing their focus towards a form of sustainable creation, whether through upcycling, recycling or encouraging

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Circular economy: The movement changing ownership to access to help minimise waste

Circular economies imagine a future where users become the custodians of our objects, not the owners of them By putting forward a new model based

Movements

How Blue Planet II helped to change the world

Image by Paulo Oliveira/Alamy David Attenborough and the BBC hadn’t planned to cover plastic pollution but the reality was too shocking to ignore, finds Richard

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Plastic, disposable and ugly: Why toothbrushes are a crime against design

What would the Bauhaus have made of a world that dresses up simple tools as high-performance sportswear? asks Max Fraser Long before the toothbrush became

Crimes Against Design

Plastic waste: the new wave of designers tackling pollution

Pollution from single-use plastics has finally become a hot topic. A new wave of designers and researchers are tackling the problem by rethinking the way

Features

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Recycled plastic comes to life in Pentatonic x Snarkitecture’s new sustainable design collaboration Single-use plastic waste is the environmental issue of the day, and sustainable

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Studio FormaFantasma

Italian designer Simone Farresin is wearing an apron and standing over a frying pan containing thick amber-like resin when we first meet. He is preparing

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Studio FormaFantasma

Italian designer Simone Farresin is wearing an apron and standing over a frying pan containing thick amber-like resin when we first meet. He is preparing

News

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3XN designs healing-focused extension to Denmark’s largest hospital

Modern ikebana: showcasing a new wave of floral designers

Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

Improve your team’s bench strength

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

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3XN designs healing-focused extension to Denmark’s largest hospital

Modern ikebana: showcasing a new wave of floral designers

Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

Improve your team’s bench strength

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

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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