Design Stories

The perfect Japanese Garden for snow

Cursing the cold snap? Perhaps we should be celebrating snow - The Japanese Garden explains why The perfect Japanese Garden for snow

Ivan Chermayeff - Death and Taxis

Following the death of the logo legend, we recall the place he did his best work - the back seat of a cab Ivan Chermayeff - Death and Taxis

Kobi Benezri talks about his NYC AIDS Memorial Artwork

'The ripple effect granite sculpture suggested a layered struggle and an aspiration to spread and reach far' Kobi Benezri talks about his NYC AIDS Memorial Artwork

Gertrude Jekyll's 5 tips to make any garden look great

The gardener and subject of today's Google Doodle was born on this day in 1843 Gertrude Jekyll's 5 tips to make any garden look great

A history of Ferrari F1 champions in 8 helmets

How the Prancing Horse’s drivers went from old polo helmets to hi-tech, ad-emblazoned, full-face protection A history of Ferrari F1 champions in 8 helmets

Bill Clinton's Phaidon connection

Bill just bought a couple of Phaidon books, and it's not the first time he's come into contact with one of the authors Bill Clinton's Phaidon connection

Sophie Walker guides us through The Japanese Garden

From Buddhism to the Bauhaus, the garden designer and author discusses Japan's rich traditions  Sophie Walker guides us through The Japanese Garden

Our highly cultured Japanese Garden party

Anish Kapoor, Jon Snow, David Chipperfield and Simon Jenkins came to the V&A for Sophie Walker's book launch Our highly cultured Japanese Garden party

How Buzz Aldrin saw the night sky

This Apollo 11 star chart served as a route map of the heavens for the lunar pilot and American hero How Buzz Aldrin saw the night sky

When Ward Bennett met Lyndon B. Johnson

LBJ wanted either a saddle or a bar room chair to sit on - the mid century modern designer created a clever hybrid When Ward Bennett met Lyndon B. Johnson

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