Recent Articles

Martin Parr's Lockdown Life
We've been catching up with the stars of Phaidon books and finding out what they've been doing all day
Published: Thursday, 14 May 2020
All you need to know about Art =
Our groundbreaking book, made with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, heralds a fresh and unconventional approach to exploring 6,000 years of art history
Published: Wednesday, 13 May 2020
Bruce Mau Know How - Your 3-Minute Manifesto
We all have an image of a more abundant and equitable world we'd like to live in - Bruce Mau is here to show us how to make it a reality
Published: Monday, 11 May 2020
Watch Jeanne Gang talk about the Flow in her buildings
Learn how she makes smooth geometries work together to make visitor movements poetry in motion
Published: Monday, 11 May 2020
INTERVIEW: Stephen Shore: 'The current moment recontextualises the photos in American Surfaces'
In the third and final part of our interview with the photographer, he talks about some of the people in the book, rediscovering new/old photos and his favourite shot
Published: Thursday, 7 May 2020
Why Bruce Mau's new book is exactly what we need right now
The designer is out to change the world - and he's just given us the tools to help him do it
Published: Wednesday, 6 May 2020
Watch Jeanne Gang talk about the rhythm in her buildings
Architecture is an unmoving, monumental art, but that doesn't mean it doesn't have rhythm. Watch as the acclaimed architect draws your attention to the sun patterns moving across the face of her buildings
Published: Monday, 4 May 2020
Soviet Space Dreams: It's Not Rocket Science (Actually, It Is)
How the reclusive rocket scientist, mathematician and writer Konstantin Tsiolkovsky shaped the USSR's space race
Published: Wednesday, 29 April 2020
Sorry if we messed up your love life Selena!
Gomez says our Rihanna book is too much distraction when guys come round
Published: Tuesday, 28 April 2020
5 Phaidon Quarantinis to shake up at home!
Whether it's the taste of the French countryside or a higher meditative plane, for your next Zoom party serve a cocktail that truly takes you out of your lockdown locale
Published: Tuesday, 28 April 2020
Art & Hope: Kim Whanki's abstract answer to oppression
This Korean modernist orchestrated a beautiful harmony on the canvas - even while his identity was under threat
Published: Monday, 27 April 2020
INTERVIEW: Stephen Shore: 'I didn’t like getting criticism but it didn’t cause me to doubt what I was doing'
In part two of our American Surfaces interview Shore talks about Instagram culture, a trip to New Orleans with William Eggleston and what Nan Goldin told him
Published: Friday, 24 April 2020
Wolfgang Tillmans enlists famous friends to help Corona-closed clubland
Elizabeth Peyton, Luc Tuymans, Elmgreen & Dragset, Gillian Wearing, Marlene Dumas, Thomas Ruff, Seth Price, Isa Genzken, Mark Leckey and Andreas Gursky will sell print posters to help locked down clubs, gig venues and bars
Published: Thursday, 23 April 2020


Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City.
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