Design Stories

Meanwhile, in Los Angeles last night. . .

A well-dressed crowd came to the Getty Residence to help us launch our new book London Uprising Meanwhile, in Los Angeles last night. . .

5 designs that could only come from Japan

To celebrate Japanese Invention Day (us neither!) here are some designs that are super modern yet traditional 5 designs that could only come from Japan

How Yuri Gagarin inspired Soviet design

56 years ago today the Cosmonaut became the first man in space and launched a new era of Soviet design How Yuri Gagarin inspired Soviet design

Come and visit Phaidon and Moroso in Milan

The Italian furniture company is showing a number of our books at their showroom at Fuori Salone, Milan Come and visit Phaidon and Moroso in Milan

It's the Peace symbol's Birthday

How the peace sign, unveiled at a CND march on 4 April 1958, used an old symbol to express a modern message It's the Peace symbol's Birthday

Plant wins American Horticultural Society Book Award!

Plant is 'an art exhibit in book form' says one of the judges - and who are we to disagree? Plant wins American Horticultural Society Book Award!

Here's our new fashion book taking shape. . .

Anna Dello Russo is the latest big name fashion star to make a book with us - here's a sneak peak! Here's our new fashion book taking shape. . .

Paul Cocksedge excavates studio to make furniture

Brick and concrete flooring from his old studio form his new Excavation: Evicted collection Paul Cocksedge excavates studio to make furniture

Look who came to our London Uprising launch!

Samantha Cameron, Mario Testino and Natalie Massenet were among the Sotheby's guests last night Look who came to our London Uprising launch!

Grace tells the story behind these paper dresses

Why did Tim Walker and Grace Coddington recreate vintage dresses using rolls of paper?
Grace tells the story behind these paper dresses

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