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One thing not to miss in San Sebastián
Construcción Vacía, featured in our Wallpaper* City Guide, is a fine example of Spain's fight for artistic freedom
Published: Friday, 15 April 2016
Buy rare design classic - help the Design Museum
The museum is staging two auctions of great lots from famous donors to raise money for its new home
Published: Friday, 15 April 2016
5 Indian garments with hidden meanings
From the Mughals to the Independence movement, the history of India has been captured in its clothing
Published: Thursday, 14 April 2016
5 things that might help you believe
A glimpse of the rich historical and contemporary design of India where belief plays an important daily role
Published: Tuesday, 12 April 2016
5 things not to miss in Milan next week
Here’s what to look out for at Salon del Mobile, the world’s largest furniture and design fair opening on April 12
Published: Thursday, 7 April 2016
5 great ways to get around India
Actually we're not sure about how far you'd get on number 5 - but you'll certainly look cool on the way. . .

Published: Monday, 4 April 2016
IKEA's Billy Bookcase designer dies
Gillis Lundgren, the fourth person to join IKEA in 1953 and creator of its most iconic products, passes age 89
Published: Tuesday, 15 March 2016
A history of the modern world in 7 haircuts
Learn how civil rights, war and economic boom and bust shaped the hair on our head in The Barber Book
Published: Tuesday, 1 March 2016
NASA creates mid-century space travel posters
The space agency hope its Visions of the Future posters will inspire a new generation of cosmic explorers
Published: Tuesday, 1 March 2016
More from the book that inspired Mad Men's credits
Greg Quinton describes how he updated our inspirational design primer, A Smile in the Mind
Published: Thursday, 25 February 2016
OMA make a Prada movie
Well, the architecture firm's design studio do, placing the brand's 2016 collection in a colourful, kinetic setting
Published: Thursday, 18 February 2016
Paula Scher paints info-maps of the USA
The masterful graphic designer calls her painterly take on digital maps abstract-expressionist information
Published: Wednesday, 17 February 2016
COS and Sou Fujimoto plan a light forest for Milan
The architect and the clothing brand will create an arboreal-themed installation at this year's Salone del Mobile
Published: Tuesday, 16 February 2016


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