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The seven sins of design

“Futuristic” novelty workplaces, far-too-smartphones, greenwashed office developments, anthropomorphic corkscrews … These are all, frankly, abominations and we shall smite you down 1. Unfulfilled design Sadly, we

Crimes Against Design

Mirrors: Surface tension

A mirror’s function has always been to provide an accurate likeness. So why are recent designs more interested in playing with the viewer’s sense of

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Stress toys: One-hit wonders

There is an entire industry of objects designed to be pulled, squeezed, bashed or smashed in a bid to relieve stress. In our current issue,

Features

Icon 147: Sins

From beautiful sex toys to greedy development, in this issue we explore how the worlds of design and architecture enable our sinful ways or attempt

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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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Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality