Design Stories

Why a 1965 Sottsass living room is being recreated in Basel

New show suggests that the Beat generation helped Ettore Sottsass break away from modernism Why a 1965 Sottsass living room is being recreated in Basel

How Industrial Facility do more with less

In an age of plenty Sam Hecht and Kim Colin always look for ways to simplify and improve the landscape of objects How Industrial Facility do more with less

What would Fredrik Berselius bid for at the Phillips design sale?

The Aska chef and design enthusiast picks out his highlights from the auction house's New York lots What would Fredrik Berselius bid for at the Phillips design sale?

5 Chairs that matter to the Homepolish team

Awesome and aesthetic seating chosen from our new book Chair by five interior designers with attitude 5 Chairs that matter to the Homepolish team

'And now ladies and gentlemen... Heeere's Grace!'

Did you know that the Phaidon author and Vogue creative director at large is planning her own talk show series? 'And now ladies and gentlemen... Heeere's Grace!'

Betak turns a Berlin power station into a maze for Omega

And Cindy Crawford's daughter was the star of the fashion show master's dazzling party set Betak turns a Berlin power station into a maze for Omega

Naoto Fukasawa helps Muji launch its first hotel

Fukusawa’s minimal product designs gild this paired-down new Japanese hotel in China Naoto Fukasawa helps Muji launch its first hotel

London's turning Japanese this summer

Japan House London is set to turn us all on to Japanese cuisine and culture when it takes over the old Biba store London's turning Japanese this summer

The posters that populated Paris in May '68

On the 50th anniversary of the street protests, we look back at the chief image-makers of the age, Atelier Populaire The posters that populated Paris in May '68

Why Industrial Facility treated their book like a movie

Kim Colin and Sam Hecht were at the Design Museum last night talking about the creation of their new book Why Industrial Facility treated their book like a movie

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