Design Stories

Cool Designs for Cultured Kids - Alexander Girard's dolls

Discover how Herman Miller's design director channelled his love of folk art and bright colours into these figures Cool Designs for Cultured Kids - Alexander Girard's dolls

Cool Designs for Cultured Kids - The Radio Flyer Wagon

Here’s how an ambitious Italian-American created a cheap, safe wagon and earned himself the name ‘Little Ford’ Cool Designs for Cultured Kids - The Radio Flyer Wagon

Cool Designs for Cultured Kids - The Frisbee

Discover how an amateur American designer took a cake tin and turned it into one of the world’s most popular toys Cool Designs for Cultured Kids - The Frisbee

Scholten & Baijings rework afternoon tea in London

The Dutch design duo has filled Fortnum & Mason with pale green products for their new tea installation Scholten & Baijings rework afternoon tea in London

How the cities of the future will look

80% of urban infrastructure that will exist in 2050 isn't built yet. Ricky Burdett is about to give us a sneak peak How the cities of the future will look

Sagmeister & Walsh want to bring back beauty

The pioneering designers say we no longer appreciate or value beauty, even when it makes for better design Sagmeister & Walsh want to bring back beauty

It's time to vibe up your vases!

3 simple tips for your floral arrangements from Putnam & Putnam, NYC’s brightest floral designers It's time to vibe up your vases!

In Praise of Paul Rand

On the anniversary of his birth take the opportunity to gem up on the undisputed godfather of graphic design In Praise of Paul Rand

Scholten & Baijings remix IKEA

Dutch design duo's colourful update of IKEA classics will find their way into many design fans’ homes Scholten & Baijings remix IKEA

Three New York City gardens to cool off in this lunchtime

Beat the heat in these chilled public gardens, all of which feature in our new book, Green Escapes Three New York City gardens to cool off in this lunchtime

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