Design Stories

Did you know the guy who made this chair also made music?

Harry Bertoia made his own instruments and recorded 11 albums of material. Now you can buy them again Did you know the guy who made this chair also made music?

It's Christmas Day in Russia!

Take a look at what the people of the USSR used to give and receive before the fall of the Soviet Union It's Christmas Day in Russia!

How Braille came into being

Louis Braille was born on this day and developed his most famous work of graphic design when just 12-years-old How Braille came into being

North Korea sees in 2019 with a drone and laser show

Pyongyang’s sky was lit up with lasers, fireworks and illuminated craft earlier this week for its New Year celebrations North Korea sees in 2019 with a drone and laser show

Phaidon authors recognised in the New Year's Honours List

Gillian Wearing, John Pawson and Tacita Dean all made Commander of the Order of the British Empire for 2019 Phaidon authors recognised in the New Year's Honours List

What are Putnam & Putnam up to in 2019?

It might be cold outside, but NYC's leading floral designers are ready for a blooming marvellous New Year What are Putnam & Putnam up to in 2019?

What’s Stefan Sagmeister up to in 2019?

The designer, design commentator and Phaidon author is thinking small over the next 12 months What’s Stefan Sagmeister up to in 2019?

Let the Putnams choose your festive florals

Your Christmas can be as colourful as the famous florists and Flower Colour Guide authors’ Let the Putnams choose your festive florals

Who are Jason Fulford and Tamara Shopsin giving their book to this Christmas?

The designer and photographer couple on their 2018 highs and lows and who’ll be getting a great gift Who are Jason Fulford and Tamara Shopsin giving their book to this Christmas?

Little kids and big design lovers will adore these gifts

These toys, from Design for Children, could actually make your home look more stylish, not less, on Christmas day Little kids and big design lovers will adore these gifts

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