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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

Design

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

Features

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  

News

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

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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

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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

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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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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum

Memphis Milano opens the doors of the new Memphis Milano Galleria


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

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum

Memphis Milano opens the doors of the new Memphis Milano Galleria


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