Design Stories

The Flowers that became street art

Discover how NYC florist Lewis Miller took his stems to the street, in our new book Flower The Flowers that became street art

All you need to know about The Garden

Our beautiful new book is the quintessential reference guide to garden design, its rich history, and the creative art of horticulture All you need to know about The Garden

Best in Show! Simon Doonan indulges in a bit of doggy dressing for his new book

Window dressing gave the author confidence and this recent post proves he's still very much the master Best in Show! Simon Doonan indulges in a bit of doggy dressing for his new book

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 How Herman Melville worked from home

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 Sir Terence Conran on the founding of the Design Museum

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 How Charlie Chaplin worked from home

How Jean Cocteau worked from home

The French artist mixed business with pleasure when he painted the walls of this Mediterranean villa
How Jean Cocteau worked from home

Does the new Xbox owe a debt to Dieter Rams?

Er, yes! Commentators point out the similarities between Microsoft’s next-gen gaming console and Dieter's 20th century classics Does the new Xbox owe a debt to Dieter Rams?

All you need to know about Nonstop

We're proud to publish world-famous children’s author Tomi Ungerer's final book this season. It is, without doubt, a masterpiece All you need to know about Nonstop

How Elvis Presley worked from home

Graceland might be better suited to play rather than work, but the singer still recorded his last two albums here  How Elvis Presley worked from home

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