Design Stories

Sterling Ruby reworks the Calvin Klein flagship store

Ruby’s new Madison Avenue installation serves to herald the arrival of his friend Raf Simons’ Fall 2017 collection Sterling Ruby reworks the Calvin Klein flagship store

Pentagram creates a new brutalist logo for London

The world-famous design agency draws inspiration from the Barbican for London’s new Culture Mile identity Pentagram creates a new brutalist logo for London

Barber Osgerby talk travel, relationships and design

In this new video the acclaimed design duo also describe how form doesn’t always follow function Barber Osgerby talk travel, relationships and design

Did you know the Woolmark was made by an Italian Futurist?

A new exhibition traces the progression of Franco Grignani from the avant-garde to slick commercial design Did you know the Woolmark was made by an Italian Futurist?

Have you seen Jean Jullien’s summer collection?

The French artist and illustrator has collaborated with the designer Jae Huh to create a new clothing line, NouNou
Have you seen Jean Jullien’s summer collection?

Finally, the perfect scent to accompany our new book!

Commes des Garçons has launched a scent in a concrete bottle - the ideal accompaniment to our mini-format book Finally, the perfect scent to accompany our new book!

Bad colour is like junk food says Hella Jongerius

Dutch designer and Phaidon author argues for a new view of colour in Design Museum show Bad colour is like junk food says Hella Jongerius

Walt’s first map of Disneyland sells for $708,000

Drawn up for an investment pitch, the map bearing Disney’s own annotations has just been auctioned in LA Walt’s first map of Disneyland sells for $708,000

Happy birthday Helvetica!

Javier Mariscal, Pep Carrió and friends mark the typeface's 60th with some specially commissioned posters Happy birthday Helvetica!

How Barber Osgerby made an anti-office office chair

There are no levers sticking out of the Pacific chair - a minimalist approach prompting Norman Foster to order some How Barber Osgerby made an anti-office office chair

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