A mind-controlled airship is coming to the Design Museum

Want to become a pilot, but skip the pesky training? You can next month, inside this beautiful London building A mind-controlled airship is coming to the Design Museum

How not to climb Mount Olympus

Google marks the first conquering of the summit, but our book, Flying too Close to the Sun, recalls another attempt How not to climb Mount Olympus

Heading for the beach? Try this Olafur Eliasson experiment!

The artist is creating compass mobiles in Reykjavik, using objects drawn from Iceland's tide line Heading for the beach? Try this Olafur Eliasson experiment!

Grafton Architects win award for latest London building

Their Marshall Building for the LSE in Lincoln's Inn Fields is another masterclass in sensitive city construction Grafton Architects win award for latest London building

Could MAD’s building bring big ideas to northern China?

The firm's new conference centre aims to bring bright ideas and brilliant conversation to Yabuli, the Davos of China Could MAD’s building bring big ideas to northern China?

What star sign was Yves Saint Laurent?

The designer was born on this day 1 August in 1936, under the same sign as fellow fashion icon Coco Chanel  What star sign was Yves Saint Laurent?

Stephen Harris and Massimo on the music that made them

New BBC radio documentary looks at the relationship between great chefs, their kitchens and record collections Stephen Harris and Massimo on the music that made them

Theaster Gates harmonizes with Harry Styles

Could the 'Mick Jagger of Social Practice' have found a soul mate in the erstwhile One Direction singer? Theaster Gates harmonizes with Harry Styles

Thomas Bayrle’s little people

Some of the best images in the New Museum show are made up of tiny figures. Here's why the artist created them Thomas Bayrle’s little people

That's a pretty A-list summer holiday selfie JR!

The artist chills with Bono, Chris Rock, Sacha Baron Cohen, Woody Harrelson and Matthew McComaughey and co. That's a pretty A-list summer holiday selfie JR!

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