Design Stories

The tank that inspired Cartier

A new Design Museum exhibition looks at the influence of heavy industry on one of the world’s finest jewellers The tank that inspired Cartier

Grace Coddington styles Elle Fanning for Vogue cover

Vogue’s creative director at large teams up with Annie Leibovitz for the June issue - two Phaidon authors! Grace Coddington styles Elle Fanning for Vogue cover

A pen fit for Peter Marino

The architect and art lover collaborates with Caran d’Ache to produce a new range of writing implements A pen fit for Peter Marino

Pentagram gives Margaret Howell a makeover

The London fashion designer's studio gets an interior refresh courtesy of the international design practice Pentagram gives Margaret Howell a makeover

Stefan Sagmeister puts a smile back on America's face

The legendary graphic designer tours his Happy Film across the US this month - here’s where you can catch him Stefan Sagmeister puts a smile back on America's face

Pentagram put The Handmaid's Tale on The High Line

Paula Scher and Abbott Miller hope their new installation will offer "glimpses of resistance for an uncertain age” Pentagram put The Handmaid's Tale on The High Line

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

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