Recent Articles

So, is there such a thing as national architecture?
OMA's Stephan Petermann, Diébédo Francis Kéré and MAD's Ma Yansong join us for a great debate in Venice
Published: Monday, 9 June 2014
Deyan Sudjic and Barbara Radice on Sottsass
The Design Museum director and Sottsass’s widow discussed the great man last night. Here are some highlights
Published: Wednesday, 4 June 2014
Unseen since 1970 Bacon tryptych up for sale
Three Studies for Portrait of George Dyer was painted at the height of his passionate affair with the petty criminal
Published: Monday, 2 June 2014
When Sottsass met Bob Dylan and the beat poets
How a life-threatening illness led to the Italian designer meeting Kerouac and co
Published: Friday, 30 May 2014
Steve McCurry's most difficult assignment
He's been in every war zone on the planet but Iraq was to prove his most difficult challenge
Published: Friday, 30 May 2014
How Sottsass went from page to product
We seek out the early sketches that became household objects for the design conscious
Published: Thursday, 29 May 2014
Massimo Vignelli 1931 – 2014
The Italian-born designer credited with introducing European modernism to American graphic design has died
Published: Wednesday, 28 May 2014
Shore and Parr meet Phaidon Club members
Two stellar names in the photography world host special talks in London and New York
Published: Friday, 23 May 2014
Colin McDowell enters peak beard debate in Sydney
At the Sydney Writers’ Festival The Anatomy of Fashion author urges visitors to London to be clean shaven
Published: Thursday, 22 May 2014
George Lois has some Damn Good (Greek) Advice
Advertising legend gives closing address at TEDx Thessaloniki to launch Greek edition of Damn Good Advice
Published: Thursday, 22 May 2014
Clerkenwell Design Week opens
Ron Arad, Patricia Urquiola, and Sir Paul Smith among big names at this year's east London design festival
Published: Wednesday, 21 May 2014
The Memphis influence at New York Design Week
We detect the hand of Ettore Sottsass and co at New York’s independent design fair, Sight Unseen Offsite
Published: Tuesday, 20 May 2014
Phaidon creatives at Clerkenwell Design Week
Ron Arad, Deyan Sudjic and a comforting take on Mies’s Barcelona chair are all present at the design festival
Published: Monday, 19 May 2014

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