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How Marcel Breuer and his bike changed the chair
Discover how the young Bauhaus lecturer's steel-framed bicycle helped him create his famous Wassily Chair
Published: Thursday, 9 June 2016
How clutter inspired Richard Sapper’s design classic
Learn why Sapper's own messy desktop spurred him to produce the Tizio lamp, one of today's best-loved designs
Published: Monday, 6 June 2016
One thing not to miss in Venice
Planning to visit the Architecture Biennale? Caffè Florian has entertained everyone from Proust to Casanova
Published: Friday, 27 May 2016
The world's best libraries look even better as posters
See how architect André Chiote has illustrated buildings by Norman Foster, Oscar Niemeyer, Rem Koolhaas and co
Published: Wednesday, 25 May 2016
5 modern design updates of ancient Indian crafts
From Hermès water carriers to yoga-inspired tables, here's an Indian design update courtesy of our new book Sar
Published: Wednesday, 25 May 2016
'Good design should look like this' - Richard Sapper
The late, great designer on how a humble teddy bear inspired his design for the IBM ThinkPad
Published: Tuesday, 24 May 2016
How Ettore Sottsass reinvented the office space (while working on laughing gas and LSD dispensers)
A new exhibition looks at the designer's bold, though ultimately unsuccessful bid to rework the open-plan office
Published: Monday, 23 May 2016
Jean Jullien creates a skateboard line for Almost
Proof that this French artist and illustrator can appeal to all playful types - both young and old
Published: Friday, 20 May 2016
One thing not to miss in Copenhagen
Want to enjoy a Jørn Utzon building without going to Sydney? Then visit this pick from our Wallpaper* City Guide
Published: Wednesday, 11 May 2016
How Martin Parr's Phaidon book inspired Patrick Grant's new men's and women's collections
'Boring Postcards was the hub of a wheel of inspiration' says the E.Tautz and Norton & Sons head
Published: Thursday, 28 April 2016
One thing not to miss in Tokyo
Repurposed packing crates function as display cases in this bookshop featured in our Wallpaper* City Guide
Published: Monday, 25 April 2016
Success at our Failed It! launch
London's creative types love the look of art director Erik Kessels’ fabulous, fun guide to failing better
Published: Monday, 25 April 2016


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