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Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

The Swiss manufacturer has relocated one of Japanese architect Kazuo Shinohara’s last remaining homes from Tokyo to its campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany Photography

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Plastic: Remaking Our World examines the history and future of a controversial material

The exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum brings together objects of the pop era as well as contemporary designs and smart concepts for waste reduction

Design

Piet Oudolf designs new garden for Vitra Campus

The Dutch designer’s project creates a space of nature to complement the architectural interventions across the Weil am Rhein campus Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf

Design

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

The Tip Ton RE has been developed by Vitra using recycled plastic material Words by Francesca Perry The gently rocking, simultaneously playful and utilitarian Tip

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Jasper Morrison discusses his new cork fireplace and furniture collection

Corks by Jasper Morrison at Kasmin gallery. Photos: Diego Flores/Kasmin  Jasper Morrison’s cork stools are minimal, modern classics. His first exhibition in North America takes

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Is it time to reinvent bathrooms as social hubs of the home?

Bathroom giants VitrA and designer Terri Pecora are on a mission to reinvent the bathroom as shared, sociable environments families enjoy spending time in  

Design

Highlights: Maison & Objet

January’s edition of the Parisian exhibition showed French designers in fine form, says Peter Smisek Visitor numbers at this year’s Maison & Objet have yet

Design

From the archives

A trend for archive pieces has emerged at Clerkenwell Design Week, as industry stalwarts such as Vitra, Cassina and SCP unearth and update former successes and

Design

Icon’s House of Culture

Old Sessions House, our new venue at Clerkenwell Design Week, will feature displays by top brands, talks by leading designers and a cafe to rest

Design

Hella Jongerius: “There’s too much shopping without any social or environmental consciousness”

The self-proclaimed “design pastor” denounced production “without any social or environmental consciousness” and called on designers to be more responsible at Design Indaba in Cape Town

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Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

How young studio Vaarnii is making the most of Finland’s timber resources

Remote architecture in the Nordic wilderness

The founders of Milan digital gallery Vaspaar share how they bring the art of collecting to life

The story of Benjamin Hubert’s LAYER is told in a new monograph

On Helsinki’s archipelago Pekka Littow’s Majamaja eco cabins are inspired by the local architecture

Clerkenwell Design Week announces new partnership for scaled up return to EC1

In Memoriam: Balkrishna V. Doshi (1927- 2023)

Anglo-Dutch architecture firm Studio Woodroffe Papa completes mixed-use housing scheme in London

What the fight for inclusion needs in 2023


Architects

Remote architecture in the Nordic wilderness

On Helsinki’s archipelago Pekka Littow’s Majamaja eco cabins are inspired by the local architecture

In Memoriam: Balkrishna V. Doshi (1927- 2023)

Anglo-Dutch architecture firm Studio Woodroffe Papa completes mixed-use housing scheme in London

Architecture Icon: The Paimio Sanatorium and its humanistic approach to modernism

AD Architecture reimagines an art and exhibition venue in Shiyihe

Mobile Architectural Office unveils low-carbon building in Paris

Architecture firm Atelier L’Abri designs all-white house in Québec

Top 5 architectural hideaways from around the world


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How young studio Vaarnii is making the most of Finland’s timber resources

The founders of Milan digital gallery Vaspaar share how they bring the art of collecting to life

The story of Benjamin Hubert’s LAYER is told in a new monograph

Clerkenwell Design Week announces new partnership for scaled up return to EC1

What the fight for inclusion needs in 2023

A short history of the Bubble Chair

Why brand space needs pace: what we can learn from the art of filmmaking

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

From the Archive: A short history of Marcel Breuer’s Wassily chair


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