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Cool Designs for Cultured Kids - Alexander Girard's dolls

Discover how Herman Miller's design director channelled his love of folk art and bright colours into these figures
Published: Monday, 24 September 2018

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Published: Wednesday, 19 September 2018
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Published: Wednesday, 19 September 2018
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Published: Friday, 14 September 2018
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Published: Thursday, 6 September 2018
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Published: Friday, 31 August 2018
In Praise of Paul Rand
On the anniversary of his birth take the opportunity to gem up on the undisputed godfather of graphic design
Published: Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Scholten & Baijings remix IKEA
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Published: Wednesday, 8 August 2018
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Published: Monday, 6 August 2018
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Published: Friday, 3 August 2018
What Anthony Caro learned from Henry Moore
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Published: Monday, 30 July 2018
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