Design Stories

The starry rise of magnetic tape

Plundered from the Third Reich, tape enabled Elvis to record his first song - and the Beatles their best-loved album The starry rise of magnetic tape

All you need to know about Hi-Fi: The History of High-End Audio Design

A very cool look at high-end audio design for audiophiles and design aesthetes alike All you need to know about Hi-Fi: The History of High-End Audio Design

The rise, fall and rise again of Finn Juhl

The designer fell out of fashion towards the end of his life but today his designs are rightly regarded as classics The rise, fall and rise again of Finn Juhl

All you need to know about Finn Juhl: Life, Work, World

Get the first-ever comprehensive monograph on the designer who introduced Danish Modernism to America All you need to know about Finn Juhl: Life, Work, World

All you need to know about Printed in North Korea

It's a unique glimpse into the art behind the politics and the individual creativity at work beneath the propaganda All you need to know about Printed in North Korea

The Interiors Monologues - Roger de Cabrol

The greatest designers of the century talk about Interiors: The Greatest Rooms of the Century The Interiors Monologues - Roger de Cabrol

The Interiors Monologues - Marc Sadler

The greatest designers of the century talk about Interiors: The Greatest Rooms of the Century
The Interiors Monologues - Marc Sadler

Stefan Sagmeister quits the commercial to focus on Beauty

The designer is turning commercial assignments over to partner Jessica Walsh to focus on self-generated projects Stefan Sagmeister quits the commercial to focus on Beauty

When Herman Miller took on the USSR

A ‘jungle gym’ of US capitalism went on show in Moscow 60 years ago today - Herman Miller was there too When Herman Miller took on the USSR

The Holiday home that Herman Miller built

The furniture company rules the workplace but its director of design, George Nelson, loved downtime too The Holiday home that Herman Miller built

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