Design Stories

Elizabeth II - a reluctant style icon?

To mark her 90th birthday, we examine the Queen’s influence on UK style via The Anatomy of Fashion Elizabeth II - a reluctant style icon?

Rocks and plants festoon new Tapei Tower

'Housing project is a fusion between local nature and primitive rocks,' says architect Fernando Menis Rocks and plants festoon new Tapei Tower

Common Roots at the Design Museum Holon, Israel

Dr Kathy Battista Director of Contemporary Art at Sotheby's Institute NY on an inventive show of cutting edge industrial design from the Czech Republic, Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia Common Roots at the Design Museum Holon, Israel

Dieter does New York

Panel discuss design legend’s 10 commandments Dieter does New York

A Gilbert and George style urban champagne picnic

Japanese design house and Ruinart champagne have created a picnic box perfect for the artists' lifestyle A Gilbert and George style urban champagne picnic

The office chair and the airplane seat are closer than you'd think

FastCompany design blogger Michael Valkevich draws on 'A Taxonomy of Office Chairs' to explore business travel The office chair and the airplane seat are closer than you'd think

An illustrated journey of the Tour de France

Neil Stevens translates the gruelling race into graphic posters An illustrated journey of the Tour de France

Join Hervé Tullet for a weekend of children's painting workshops

Imaginations can run wild on a giant canvas stretching the length of Tate Modern's Turbine Hall and on another at Michael Rosen's Pop Up at The Brunswick Join Hervé Tullet for a weekend of children's painting workshops

Make an animal using an origami template to highlight pollution concerns

Takayuki Hori's series of origami animals explore the effects of coastal pollution on wildlife Make an animal using an origami template to highlight pollution concerns

Watch out for Ruby Star's jewellery from Tel Aviv

The new collection 'Timekillers' makes intricate accessories from watch parts Watch out for Ruby Star's jewellery from Tel Aviv

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