How Edwin Luytens created Great Dixter

The architect was born 149 years ago today. Here's how he took two medieval buildings to make something new How Edwin Luytens created Great Dixter

Metabolism: the architectural style behind Isle of Dogs

A quick guide to the utopian architectural movement that influenced Wes Anderson’s dystopian dog film Metabolism: the architectural style behind Isle of Dogs

Christian Jankowski’s fake art exhibition

The artist uses online tributes to great works to commission Chinese copies that aren't quite right Christian Jankowski’s fake art exhibition

These Nan Goldin skateboards have no drag resistance!

The photographer thinks millennials are 'so conservative' and aims to change that with her drag queen images These Nan Goldin skateboards have no drag resistance!

Tsukiji Sushisay - Where Chefs Eat in Tokyo when they want the best sushi in the city - for breakfast!

Tsukiji Fish Market is an overwhelming experience - our guide points you away from the lines to the best place
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Why the Egg Chair matters

We take an Easter look at this futuristic classic, named after its resemblance to a smoothly broken eggshell Why the Egg Chair matters

Just why did Ed Ruscha paint with eggs?

This Easter we look at how yolks, along with beetroot juice and gunpowder found their way on to Ed's brush Just why did Ed Ruscha paint with eggs?

Is this theme park copying Yayoi Kusama and Chris Burden?

It's hard not to pick up on two fine-art precedents in Indonesia's hot new selfie hotspot, Rabbit Town Is this theme park copying Yayoi Kusama and Chris Burden?

Why the MR Chaise Chair matters

On Mies van der Rohe’s birthday, we look back at one of his lesser known modernist masterpieces Why the MR Chaise Chair matters

The wrench that inspired Industrial Facility’s door handle

A chance encounter on a building site and a rummage through a tool box inspired the creation of this sleek design The wrench that inspired Industrial Facility’s door handle

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