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How Herman Melville worked from home

The novelist found nautical inspiration in this modest farmhouse far from the sea, where he wrote Moby-Dick, its whale inspired by the snowy curves of Mount Greylock
Published: Friday, 18 September 2020


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How Philip Johnson and America saved Anni and Josef Albers
Our new book describes how a chance meeting in the street and the invention of Black Mountain College helped the couple escape Nazi Germany
Published: Friday, 18 September 2020
Cecily Brown takes on English country life in her new Blenheim Palace show
The artist retains a love for her homeland, though she admits, Britain is going through a traumatic time with Brexit right now
Published: Thursday, 17 September 2020
Magnus Nilsson's Momentous Moments: The day he met Joel Meyerowitz
A walk with New York’s greatest street photographer taught Magnus Nilsson something crucial about craft, as he recalls in Fäviken: 4015 Days, Beginning to End
Published: Thursday, 17 September 2020
All you need to know about Flower
Take a trip across continents and cultures to discover how artists and image makers have employed floral motifs throughout history
Published: Wednesday, 16 September 2020
The school that changed Anni and Josef Albers forever
The Bauhaus had a crucial influence on both their careers, though Josef had a slightly easier time than Anni. . .
Published: Wednesday, 16 September 2020
How a boyhood bike purchase inspired Paul Smith to find beauty in the details
In our book Paul describes how a teenage cycle upgrade led him to appreciate simple design finesse
Published: Tuesday, 15 September 2020
The love that drove Anni and Josef Albers
Our new book, Anni & Josef Albers, describes the couple’s courtship, honeymoon and their romantic challenges
Published: Monday, 14 September 2020
Sir Terence Conran on the founding of the Design Museum
The great designer and entrepreneur, who died at the weekend, said the museum was the single most rewarding achievement of his long and illustrious career
Published: Monday, 14 September 2020
How Charlie Chaplin worked from home
The film star edited films, created music and wrote his autobiography at his home on the shore of Lake Geneva
Published: Monday, 14 September 2020
How Jony Ive inspired Paul Smith to be curious
The tech designer met Smith before joining Apple, and the two have remained mutual admirers ever since
Published: Friday, 11 September 2020
Mark Bradford on the lockdown, LA and how his latest paintings ended up in a grain silo
The Los Angeles artist tells the New York Times that Covid-19 has pushed him into survival mode
Published: Friday, 11 September 2020
Join Jeanne Gang and Jane Hall at RIBA this Monday!
The Studio Gang founder is in conversation with Breaking Ground author Jane Hall and you're invited
Published: Friday, 11 September 2020

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