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Museum of London exhibition celebrates contemporary London makers

New display London Making Now brings together the work of 15 makers in the capital, including Yinka Ilori and James Shaw The Museum of London

Design

PVC perils: why bouncy castles are a design nightmare

Popular with pandemic parenting, the inflatable play-houses are more than just lurid eyesores – their use is bound up with plastic waste and social inequality

Crimes Against Design

Nendo designs roadside mini-markets tackling food waste

The Japanese firm developed a kit of parts for honesty-box vegetable stands Japanese design firm Nendo, led by Oki Sato, has developed a modular kit

Design

The design industry too often leaves people behind

Design has been seduced by hypergrowth, leaving behind those with needs not considered profitable. Here’s why that needs to change Words by Harriet Gridley If

Opinion

Yotam Ottolenghi launches colourful tableware collection

Designed in collaboration with with Italian artist Ivo Bisignano and Belgian brand Serax, FEAST promotes the pleasure of sharing food British-Israeli chef Yotam Ottolenghi has

Design

Nendo designs build-your-own football

Made of 54 plastic parts, the non-inflatable football can be assembled by hand Japanese design firm Nendo has developed a non-inflatable football made up of

Design

The bedside table designed to block your mobile signal

The wooden furniture piece by Agata Nowak features an ‘offline pocket’ for smartphones, to help people disconnect Words by Francesca Perry Polish designer Agata Nowak

Design

R for Repair: Singapore exhibition champions creatively fixing objects to reduce waste

Ten designers show how to work with what exists, rather than create anew R for Repair – a new exhibition opening in Singapore on 13

Design

Tired of Zoom? Yo-Yo Machines enable long-distance communication through light and movement

Developed by Interaction Research Studio, the makeshift devices allow playful forms of communication to connect those separated by the pandemic Words by Francesca Perry In

Design

Ultra-light carbon fibre wheelchair wins the Mobility Unlimited Challenge

UK firm Phoenix Instinct will receive funding to bring the wheelchair to market The winner of the Mobility Unlimited Challenge has now been announced with

Design

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden

Sumaya Dabbagh designs monumental Dubai mosque

Renzo Piano-designed Academy Museum opens in LA

In an industrial landscape, a transformed bird hide emerges

PLAY: visual inspiration for architectural design

Rethinking the future of the Los Angeles River


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

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden

Sumaya Dabbagh designs monumental Dubai mosque

Renzo Piano-designed Academy Museum opens in LA

In an industrial landscape, a transformed bird hide emerges

PLAY: visual inspiration for architectural design

Rethinking the future of the Los Angeles River


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