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How a lost suitcase helped launch A.P.C.

Jean Touitou’s new capsule collection recalls the label’s beginnings, with a return to its seminal HIVER 87 line
Published: Monday, 24 July 2017

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Barber Osgerby talk travel, relationships and design
In this new video the acclaimed design duo also describe how form doesn’t always follow function
Published: Thursday, 20 July 2017
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
Published: Wednesday, 12 July 2017
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

Published: Thursday, 6 July 2017
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
Published: Wednesday, 5 July 2017
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
Published: Monday, 3 July 2017
How tennis changed the way we dress
As Wimbledon begins, Colin McDowell explains how an elitist sport's high-class clothing hit the high street
Published: Monday, 3 July 2017
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
Published: Tuesday, 27 June 2017
Happy birthday Helvetica!
Javier Mariscal, Pep Carrió and friends mark the typeface's 60th with some specially commissioned posters
Published: Tuesday, 20 June 2017
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
Published: Friday, 16 June 2017
Pentagram designs graphics for Trumpian take on Shakespeare
Paula Scher produces series of Shakespeare in the Park posters befitting a distinctly 2017 take on Julius Caesar
Published: Wednesday, 14 June 2017
Looking back at the Pride Flag
This LGBT Pride Month we remember Gilbert Baker, the creator of one of California’s most potent protest symbols

Published: Monday, 12 June 2017
Who's the boss of mid-century design?
A new exhibition looks at the relationship between mid-20th century designers and their corporate overlords
Published: Friday, 9 June 2017


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