First look inside the new Design Museum

John Pawson's minimalist masterpiece is taking shape inside London's former Commonwealth Institute First look inside the new Design Museum

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News of our Grace Coddington book has leaked!

It's true! We're publishing the BIGGEST book in fashion - think of it as Phaidon's September issue News of our Grace Coddington book has leaked!

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McDonald’s targets cyclists with mobile packaging

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The typeface that comes with its own spy film

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Pentagram gives Shakespeare a makeover

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The illustrated guide to New York

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Interior design with a sporting advantage

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Howard Hodgkin creates new WW1 stamps

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NEW DESIGN BOOKS

James Irvine
Otl Aicher
Reproducing Scholten & Baijings
WA: The Essence of Japanese Design
Ettore Sottsass
Naoto Fukasawa
The Design Book
Merz to Emigré and Beyond
Shiro Kuramata
The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design